View Poll Results: WHICH 380 DO YOU THINK IS BEST

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  • TAURUS 738 TCP

    5 3.01%
  • KELTEC 3AT

    12 7.23%
  • RUGER LCP

    31 18.67%
  • SIG SAUER P238

    23 13.86%
  • KAHR

    15 9.04%
  • COST MUSTANG

    4 2.41%
  • WALTHER PPS

    2 1.20%
  • WALTHER PPK

    7 4.22%
  • BERETTA 80 SERIES

    5 3.01%
  • BERSA THUNDER

    17 10.24%
  • HI POINT CF-380

    45 27.11%
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  1. #1
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    Which new 380 do you think is best

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    Taurus 738 tcp 380
    keltec 3at
    ruger lcp
    sig sauer p238
    kahr
    cost mustang
    walther 380
    walther ppk
    beretta 80 series
    bersa thunder 380
    hipoint cf-380

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    Best for what purpose? Concealed carry, P3AT, best as in most fun to shoot Bersa Thunder 380 for me.

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    The Walther PPS is not a .380.

    The best on the list is the Beretta, unless you want to carry it.

    The best .380 is not on your list. It is the Sig 230/232.

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    the walther PPS should be Walther PK380

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    I voted for the Kel-Tec P3AT because it represents the best value for the money.
    The Ruger LCP is probably in second place, in my way of thinking.
    The Colt Mustang and the Sig-Sauer P.238 are the same, I believe. A single-action semi-auto is not a pocket pistol, and should be carried only in a holster which reliably immobilizes its safety lever.

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    Ruger LCP.

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    I have an LCP, nice gun, the SIG is nicer

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    The P3AT works for me.

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    Since we are talking plinking and not cc I would go with the Bersa. Fits well in the hand and is very comfortable to shoot, Reasonably priced and comes in assorted models. Beretta 80 series 2nd because of cost.

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    I'm going to reiterate rednecksportsman's question because it is necessary for answering your question. Best for what?

    I personally have Bersa 380s (380cc and BT 380) and each has its own strengths and weaknesses. Each .380 ACP on the market will be best at something.

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    I voted for the Keltec.

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    I would go with Kahr. The Sig 232 is nice too, if a bit dated. Forget the 238, it's goofy.

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    I voted for the Walther PPS, because being a 9mm Luger, it is far superior to any of the .380's.

    But seriously, my requirements for a .380 are simply that it be small enough to conceal in a blue jeans pocket, and that it fires every time I pull the trigger. I have an LCP that fits those requirements, and by adding a CT Laser sighr to it, I have also made it somewhat accurate, inside about 10 yards. Accuracy can be an important factor with a round that is as anemic as the .380.

    Any .380 that is no easier to conceal than a 9mm should be replaced with a 9mm.

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    Kahr......not the least expensive. Not the harshest to shot. the best gun on the list in my opinion.

    RCG

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    IMHO for your money, with out a doubt the Bersa.
    If 380 ammo were not so costly I might think about buying a Thunder 380 Plus, Holds 15 rounds. Very reliable guns at a good price.

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    Too bad we can't get the .380 Glock model 25 in this country. Glock reliability and capacity with .380 ammo. C'mon tell me this wouldn't be cool to try.

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    For carry: LCP
    For shooting: Bersa Thunder

    I voted for the LCP because I carry it a lot more than I shoot my Bersa Thunder.

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    We have two bersa thunders and a P3AT. I agree that they both have their own places. The bersa is much more pleasent to shoot and more accurate. The KelTec is easier to conceal. My wife loves the P3AT.

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    i have not had trigger time with all listed.........but the beretta i've tried was sweet for range play.



    my personal favorite however is not listed.........cz83

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    my personal favorite is actually the diamondback 380 check it out pretty sweet

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