.380 carry ammo. - Gun Hub
Gun Hub

Go Back   Gun Hub > Gun Hub Forum > Ammunition

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-18-2007, 11:34 AM   #1
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 6
.380 carry ammo.

Hi everyone,

I am just getting back into the shooting / carry life after about four years away from it. My little Beretta single stack 85f is full of 4+ year old Hydrashok. I think it is best to put in fresh ammo but what should I use? Is Hydroshok still around? Is there something better today? Thanks for any advice you can give me.

I have the same question regarding .45 acp

Tom
bettterat60 is offline  
Old 10-18-2007, 01:41 PM   #2
JR
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Northern Georgia
Posts: 9,290
Hydrashok is still produced by Federal. As to "better", that's mostly opinion in today's world.

Cor Bon produces some hot .380, and Remington's Golden Saber, at 102 grains, is the heaviest load available. When my wife carries my Colt Government Model .380, we use Starfie or Hydrashok ammo.

.45 ACP is wide open, as well. The Hydrashok ammo is still well-respected. Gold Dot, Golden Saber, and SXT are all widely used. Your weapon, and you, will be the deciding factors.



JR is offline  
Old 10-18-2007, 04:29 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Sonoran Desert
Posts: 2,001
JR, do you have a source for Starfire?

That was my favorite carry round for many, many years!

Jon
planeflyer21 is offline  
 
Old 10-19-2007, 03:12 AM   #4
JR
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Northern Georgia
Posts: 9,290
I bought as much as I could lay my hands on when the first news of PMC's upcoming demise/reorganization was made in the trade journals.

I did the same thing years ago when Black Talon was all the rage. I still have it in 9mm, and .45 ACP.



JR is offline  
Old 10-19-2007, 06:37 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Northern CA Wine Country
Posts: 618
Another thing to consider is changing out your carry ammo every 6 months or so depending on climate. I figure it's a good idea to keep it fresh. Just my .02.
Jne77 is offline  
Reply

  Gun Hub > Gun Hub Forum > Ammunition

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Best way to carry ammo for the Garand emsmiller M1 Garand 27 06-04-2008 10:38 AM
Best carry ammo for .40 S&W catmguy Ammunition 8 12-03-2007 04:49 PM
.40 Cal. Carry Ammo nydo1 Ammunition 7 04-19-2006 05:30 PM
Carry Ammo jebt CCW 56 02-17-2006 07:24 AM
Best carry ammo for .40 S&W catmguy CCW 0 12-31-1969 07:00 PM




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright © 2002 - 2020 Gun Hub. All rights reserved.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.