(from Jan 2015)
Thirty-fourth in a series of a quest to find the overall best ammunition for modern micro-compact 380 ACP pistols (such as the Taurus TCP 738, the Ruger LCP, Sig P238, Beretta Pico, Kel-Tec P3AT or S&W Bodyguard or any other popular 380 micro-pistol using a barrel length of around 2.8").
This is yet another "bonus" episode. While I have already published the "Final" video summary of the quest, there are new rounds (or rounds I've finally been able to get my hands on) that make it worth re-opening the quest.
In this installment, I am testing the Buffalo Bore 100-grain Hardcast Flatnose ammunition in .380 ACP, and also in .380 +P. This test represents a significant departure for me, as I've previously written about why I won't test .380 +P rounds, in this blog article: http://shootingthebull.net/blog/why-i-wont-use-or-test-380-acp-p-or-any-p-ammo/
This is probably the only .380 +P test I will conduct.