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Old April 17, 2005, 10:21 PM   #1
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Cobra FS .380?

This is about a gun my friend is trying to get me to buy. It's a Cobra FS .380 in a powder black finish. I've never heard of this gun. He's the only friend I have that shoots one. Well, he's offering it at $110. Is the gun worth it. It kinda looks ugly. Shot it with standard Win. white box and it did fine but wasn't all to reliable with hollow points. I had a jam with the hollow points. This would not be used to carry or for any kind of defense purpose. Basically its would be just to buy another gun for a cheap price. I just don't want a piece of crap. I don't own a .380 by the way. Thanks for any info on the gun.
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Old April 18, 2005, 12:06 AM   #2
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I wouldn't waste my money on it. You want a good 380 buy a Bersa 380 Thunder,New for around 200 They work and feed HP
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Old April 18, 2005, 12:15 AM   #3
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They used to be called Davis, "Ring of Fire" rip-offs. POJ NIB value is roughly $25.00. $65.00 if $40.00 of 380 ammunition is thrown in. Bad. I wouldn't.
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Old April 18, 2005, 12:55 AM   #4
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Boy you're not kidding...that is fugly. Kinda looks like a HiPoint.
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Old April 18, 2005, 09:25 AM   #5
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WOW!! $25, yeah id say he got ripped a new one when he bought it 2 yrs ago for $125. Ive heard people mention Bersa on the board before and Ive looked around in the stroes but cant find any in my area. I'm going to a larger gun store this next week. Im sure they will have one for me to at least look at. Thanks for the info guys
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Old April 18, 2005, 10:40 AM   #6
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The Bersa is a great gun. I own 2 for carry. I've got a Model 85 (older one in .380 that is double stacked) and a Thunder .45. Love them both.

You should be able to find the .380 below the $200 mark. Another gun you might want to consider is the Makarov. You can find them in 9X18 and in .380 for about $150.
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