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#6232185 - 03/21/16 10:46 PM .380 or 9mm?
Arrowslinger82 Offline
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same size pistol.... just wondering which made more sense in a pocket pistol style...

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#6232213 - 03/21/16 11:25 PM Re: .380 or 9mm? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
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9mm. More punch.
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#6232216 - 03/21/16 11:42 PM Re: .380 or 9mm? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
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Originally Posted By: Arrowslinger82
same size pistol.... just wondering which made more sense in a pocket pistol style...


In a life or death situation, which would you want?

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#6232241 - 03/22/16 05:20 AM Re: .380 or 9mm? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
GasGuzzler Offline
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Oh boy, caliber debate. hammer
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#6232251 - 03/22/16 05:48 AM Re: .380 or 9mm? [Re: TxYoteHunter]
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Originally Posted By: TxYoteHunter
9mm. More punch.


Better ammo availability, too. Easy decision.
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#6233908 - 03/23/16 11:41 AM Re: .380 or 9mm? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
Marc K Offline
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The one that fits the gun you are really, really proficient with - and will carry all of the time.

Scroll down to the tables and pictures in this link: Some interesting comparisons

The tests are on ballistic gel, not human bodies - but you get the idea.....

Marc
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#6234060 - 03/23/16 01:22 PM Re: .380 or 9mm? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
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45!
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#6234148 - 03/23/16 02:34 PM Re: .380 or 9mm? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
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9mm
They both aren't fun to shoot in a pocket gun so go big. My opinion he 9's don't jam as much or as finicky

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#6234335 - 03/23/16 05:29 PM Re: .380 or 9mm? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
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Get them both
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#6235010 - 03/24/16 08:42 AM Re: .380 or 9mm? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
Richbirdhunter Offline
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What can you shoot better?
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#6237397 - 03/26/16 02:01 PM Re: .380 or 9mm? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
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Some people will buy brand & model & capacity, other folk buy caliber and power. If you can't handle the recoil or have different needs then you will choose accordingly.
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#6237632 - 03/26/16 08:19 PM Re: .380 or 9mm? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
JRJ6 Offline
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9mm

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#6238879 - 03/28/16 09:07 AM Re: .380 or 9mm? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
noylj Offline
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Registered: 12/08/10
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If have shot .380 in fixed barrel (pure blowback) and the recoil is so harsh, that I'll take a 9x19 with short-recoil any day. The only reason for a .380 is if the gun is smaller--if the same size, take the 9x19.

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#6254896 - 04/10/16 09:43 PM Re: .380 or 9mm? [Re: RiverRider]
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Better ammo availability, too. Easy decision. [/quote] clap
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#6256138 - 04/11/16 08:03 PM Re: .380 or 9mm? [Re: Arrowslinger82]
Cool Mo D Offline
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9 milly.

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