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#5955053 - 09/30/15 06:04 PM Bersa 380
Bobby Frey Offline
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Registered: 10/14/11
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Anyone ever shot it, or owned one? It is a fairly cheap, small, carry pistol...just wondering pros and cons. Decent for my wife as protection? Thanks
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#5955080 - 09/30/15 06:21 PM Re: Bersa 380 [Re: Bobby Frey]
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Fantastic pistole. Fixed barrel too.
I own two Bersa Thunders. I also own several revolvers and pistols. For the money they can't be beat.
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#5955249 - 09/30/15 07:52 PM Re: Bersa 380 [Re: Bobby Frey]
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Agree with THETEXAN very good pistols. Have shot them and recommended them to people that now own them and love them.
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#5955265 - 09/30/15 08:06 PM Re: Bersa 380 [Re: THETEXAN]
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Originally Posted By: THETEXAN
Fantastic pistole. Fixed barrel too.
I own two Bersa Thunders. I also own several revolvers and pistols. For the money they can't be beat.

I have 2 of them too, good little guns. One had an issue with stove piping but after around 100 rounds everything was fine.
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#5955340 - 09/30/15 08:55 PM Re: Bersa 380 [Re: Bobby Frey]
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I carried one for a long time and loved it.

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#5956797 - 10/01/15 07:25 PM Re: Bersa 380 [Re: Bobby Frey]
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Loc: Central Texas
A buddy of mine has one that I've shot quite a bit. Great little .380. His is a certain model, "DLX" I believe? Anyway, he has trouble finding magazines for his particular pistol. The standard .380 Bersa mags fit but won't lock in place or allow a round to chamber.

edited to add: I removed the "This is just what he told me," because I remember taking a brand new out of the package Bersa Thunder .380 magazine and it would not function in his particular pistol, but worked fine in his girlfriend's Bersa .380.


Edited by Slow Drifter (10/01/15 07:27 PM)
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#5957003 - 10/01/15 09:35 PM Re: Bersa 380 [Re: Bobby Frey]
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Buddy of mine bought 2, one for his girlfriend and one for himself. He loves them. Only problem was that we had to tweak the magazine spring on one gun to position the follower better to feed rounds into the chamber.
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#5957462 - 10/02/15 09:07 AM Re: Bersa 380 [Re: Bobby Frey]
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I carry a SS Thunder CC with a polished slide and custom grips. It's as purty as any, shoots every time, handles nasty ammo and puts em where I want em.

Great gun, and bottom line is, I wouldn't feel too bad about handing it to the peace officer investigating my shooting the bad guy.

It can be replaced by the spares in the safe.
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#5958400 - 10/02/15 09:16 PM Re: Bersa 380 [Re: Bobby Frey]
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I added the Crimson Trace Laser Grip to my little Bursa and love it for both looks and performance.
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#5958612 - 10/03/15 04:24 AM Re: Bersa 380 [Re: Bobby Frey]
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Got one for my mother and then she decided she wanted a revolver, so I kept it. Great bang for the buck. Since it is blowback operated the recoil is noticeably snappier than in a short recoil pistol of the same size and caliber.

Blowback handguns have a reputation for excellent accuracy though.


Edited by booradley (10/03/15 04:26 AM)
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#5971478 - 10/11/15 08:05 AM Re: Bersa 380 [Re: Bobby Frey]
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Registered: 10/14/11
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Thanks for all the comments. Sounds like there isn't much negative about it. Thanks!
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#5971924 - 10/11/15 02:46 PM Re: Bersa 380 [Re: Bobby Frey]
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I think the bersa is made on the Walter PPK patent. I have owned both and still own the bersa. Both great guns.

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#5972095 - 10/11/15 04:47 PM Re: Bersa 380 [Re: Bobby Frey]
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As stated above....great reliable firearms....I have a .22, .380, and .40....luv 'em all!
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