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I am from where my name implies. The first 380 I shot was my Father's Beretta 1934 that he brought bad from WWII I saw him shot squirrels with. When I was about 8 he let me shoot at a turtle in a stock pond. I emptied it, every time it fired I pulled the trigger again. That was over 60 years ago. I still have the pistol and still can't hit much with it. The trigger pull has to be over 10 pounds. I like military pistols and specialty pistols like Encores, XP100s, Savage Strikers. I have 2 Sons who have a Ruger and a Sig 380 so I though I needed one. The BT felt better than their pistols so that what I bought. It is accurate and feels good but I have had a problem with it jamming. I haven't put over a couple box thru it and hope it will stop after I get it broken in. I do not carry a pistol so it is something to out shoot my Sons with.
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Welcome to the Forum from CA. My first ever anything handgun was also a Beretta, a Model 70 7.65 that I still own and shoot occasionally (given the high price today of .32 auto ammo). My wife seized my .380 Beretta Model 84 a long time ago. It's now very close by in her nightstand. For a time I had a .380 Walther PPK/S that I traded a perfectly good S&W .38 Spec. wheel gun for, a huge mistake. The Walther was junk & now it's gone. Where I live you can only buy (legally) one Bersa handgun, a FireStorm .380. I bought it, I shoot it, I love it. It works.
 

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........The BT felt better than their pistols so that what I bought. It is accurate and feels good but I have had a problem with it jamming. I haven't put over a couple box thru it and hope it will stop after I get it broken in. I do not carry a pistol so it is something to out shoot my Sons with. Thanks Guy
Welcome neighbor from the coastal plains of SE Texas. The known problems with a NIB Bersa 380s is the shipping goo that the factory packs them and that's to include the mag and they are known to be picky on ammo until they are broken in at about the 300 to 400 round range. Mine, when new, did not like flat nose rounds like Winchester and any JHP rounds, especially Buffalo Bore. After about 300 rounds, the problems ceased. Currently, I use Remington round nose for target and either Speer's Gold Dot JHP or Corbon DPX JHP rounds for SD carry. As an additional note, check your grip, I have a wrist problem, carpal tunnel syndrome, and had to work on my grip as I was having limp wrist jams.
 

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I am from where my name implies. The first 380 I shot was my Father's Beretta 1934 that he brought bad from WWII I saw him shot squirrels with. When I was about 8 he let me shoot at a turtle in a stock pond. I emptied it, every time it fired I pulled the trigger again. That was over 60 years ago. I still have the pistol and still can't hit much with it. The trigger pull has to be over 10 pounds. I like military pistols and specialty pistols like Encores, XP100s, Savage Strikers. I have 2 Sons who have a Ruger and a Sig 380 so I though I needed one. The BT felt better than their pistols so that what I bought. It is accurate and feels good but I have had a problem with it jamming. I haven't put over a couple box thru it and hope it will stop after I get it broken in. I do not carry a pistol so it is something to out shoot my Sons with.
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Welcome to Bersa Pistol Forum from the Lone Star State, glad to have you on board with us.
The advice from 9UC should solve your problem since the Bersa 380 will take just about any type of ammo including some reloads a friend gave me to try. The only ammo any of my Bersa 380 did not like is the Winchester flat nose which is no longer allowed in my ammo box. My favorite ammo is PMC, Remington and Herter's all FMJ. My carry ammo is Hornady Critical defense. My first Bersa 380 has over 15K rounds fired and all I have replaced is the rear sight and the Slide catch assy ( my slide would not lock back when the last round was fired ). The only thing I don't like about my BT 380 are the grips, it needs the BT 380 combat olive green grips to be complete but at $35,00 it will have to wait.
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Welcome to the Forum from CA. My first ever anything handgun was also a Beretta, a Model 70 7.65 that I still own and shoot occasionally (given the high price today of .32 auto ammo). My wife seized my .380 Beretta Model 84 a long time ago. It's now very close by in her nightstand. For a time I had a .380 Walther PPK/S that I traded a perfectly good S&W .38 Spec. wheel gun for, a huge mistake. The Walther was junk & now it's gone. Where I live you can only buy (legally) one Bersa handgun, a FireStorm .380. I bought it, I shoot it, I love it. It works.
Hi Lex. I have a Bersa 32 pistol and the price of 32 ammo is high and I have not seen any sales of 32 ammo. However I did get some 32 ammo from Midway USA. It was some Fiocchi 32 ACP 73 FMJ for $13.49 per box/50. I got 6 box's and they worked great and I plane to get some more.

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Thanks for the tip Tony, that's a good price. Best I have bought lately is $17.20 box/50 including local sales tax (7.50%) and a couple gallons fuel LGS round trip. It's same as your's, Fiocchi 73 FMJ non magnetic.
 

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Hi Lex. I have a Bersa 32 pistol and the price of 32 ammo is high and I have not seen any sales of 32 ammo. However I did get some 32 ammo from Midway USA. It was some Fiocchi 32 ACP 73 FMJ for $13.49 per box/50. I got 6 box's and they worked great and I plane to get some more.
Thanks for the tip Tony, that's a good price. Best I have bought lately is $17.20 box/50 including local sales tax (7.50%) and a couple gallons fuel LGS round trip. It's same as your's, Fiocchi 73 FMJ non magnetic.
Hey Lex and Tony, got to admit that I envy you guys. Have wanted a Bersa model 95/32cal for quite a while just for S& Gs. I've always end up a day late and more than a couple of dollars short on the rare occasion they become availible. Anyway, you guys check out the below listed web site for 32 caliber ammo. I Don't have any idea what shipping would cost to your respective homes but they currently have 32 caliber. Currently they have a Fiocchi brand and Armscor USA in stock. The last two plus years while living in Las Vegas, I bought 95% of my ammo from them. Even with shipping, they were beating the price at Wally World and I could get ammo when no one else had it. For my Bersas I was ordering Armscor USA 380 in 95 gr and in 9mm in 115 and 124 gr FMJ and split a case of the 124 JHP with a friend.


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Hi 9UC, Thanks for the tip and the prices are very good on the ones I checked this here morning against my last order. The Fiocchi 32 ammo is $1.74 less per box of 50 rnds, which is a saving of $17.40 if you order 10 box's. Since the shipping should be the same $17.40 is great. It is like getting a free box/50 ammo for free.

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Hello 9UC,

Thanks very much for the lead you posted here for .32 auto target rounds. They also have some good looking prices for .380 too!
 
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