.380 ACP Buffalo Bore 90-grain JHP

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posted on June 1, 2011
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Of late, at the urging of Cabela's, Buffalo Bore is offering several loads for the .380 ACP cartridge. This particular load relies on a Sierra 90-grain JHP bullet. Expansion was wide, as was the wound cavity. Next to Buffalo Bore's +P .380 ACP load, this is the fastest 90-grain load I've tested from a .380 ACP. Recoil out of the Smith & Wesson Bodyguard was quite tolerable.

Load MV (fps) PEN (inches) EXP (inches) RW(grains)
.380 ACP Buffalo Bore 90-grain JHP 986 10.0 0.60 90

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