View Full Version : Preferred Weight For .380 Self Defense Ammo

July 26, 2012, 01:26 PM
Most of my limited firearms experience is with a 9mm. My wife is getting ready to get herself a .380 semi for self-defense purposes. Just curious what weight ammo people prefer for this caliber handgun.

July 26, 2012, 02:58 PM
90-95gr seems to be the best performers. Heavier rounds often fail to expand. I personally keep my BG380 loaded with Gold Dots.

Here's a video of the 102gr Golden Saber round failing to expand...