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Old August 9, 2005, 02:17 PM   #1
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most reliable ammo in a Bersa .380

What's the best, FMJ or HP, and what about manufacturer?
If I choose to get one, I don't want a jam-o-matic.
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Old August 9, 2005, 02:53 PM   #2
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I use Winchester white box FMJ from Walmart. Social load is Federal JHP. Both work equally well. When it was new, it didn't like to feed the last round in the magazine. 100 rounds and it cured itself. Hope this helps.
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Old August 9, 2005, 10:06 PM   #3
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I haven't had a problem with any ammo so far. I have tried Winchester, military ball, and blazer. All work fine
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Old August 10, 2005, 02:14 AM   #4
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I don't own one but a good friend who I shoot with 75% of the time does. His is incredibly reliable but accuracy is not great. He uses Federal American Eagle FMJ and some cheap HP. Everything he's tried feeds and ejects great.
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Old August 10, 2005, 06:21 AM   #5
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Oh the beauty of the Bersa! It will shoot anything. Just try different ammo to see what it likes best (read - most accurate).

I've had several .380 Thunders and each one fuctioned fine. I've also got the 45acp version and love it for carry.
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Old August 10, 2005, 06:46 AM   #6
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I have found mine to be VERY accurate for a compact auto. FMJ varies but normally white box. JHP is currently Gold Dots. Fed and fired everything so far.
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Old August 10, 2005, 11:43 AM   #7
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Mine was just so-so with Win. I bought some S&B FMJ and it seems to shoot better and recoil is nicer.
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Old August 10, 2005, 01:27 PM   #8
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A Bersa will feed a rock if you can get it in the mag. The better brands seem more accurate I use Fed HS or CorBon 90HP for SD and MagTech ,Winchester for play.
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