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Old 10-04-2012, 01:10 AM
Wa Jim Wa Jim is offline
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Mustang 380 Ammunition




Im going to buy an Colt Mustang Series 80 this weekend for CC when my Officer ACP is inappropriate. A pocket pistol if you will. Another of my gun freak friends said that the Mustang was ammo sensitive and it only liked Jacketed Ball ammo. I like to carry with Winchester Silver Tip. Instead of buying 80 bucks of possible worthless ammo I thought it would be better to ask. What should I try and if WSTips wont feed what hollow point would you suggest? This will be my only 380.


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Old 10-04-2012, 10:26 AM
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My wife and I each bought a new Mustang and both are reliable as in zero ftf or fte. Hornady CD, Federal HS , REM Fed CCI ball. I settled on Hornady because it is widely available and proved very accurate. Good luck
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Old 10-04-2012, 10:28 AM
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I have never had a problem with HP's in mine. Try Golden Sabre.or..Remington 88gr JHP are good too. Each gun is different but I think these have a good chance of working in a Mustang.



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Im going to buy an Colt Mustang Series 80 this weekend for CC when my Officer ACP is inappropriate. A pocket pistol if you will. Another of my gun freak friends said that the Mustang was ammo sensitive and it only liked Jacketed Ball ammo. I like to carry with Winchester Silver Tip. Instead of buying 80 bucks of possible worthless ammo I thought it would be better to ask. What should I try and if WSTips wont feed what hollow point would you suggest? This will be my only 380.


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Old 10-04-2012, 11:24 AM
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My Mustang liked Corbon Powrball.
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Old 10-04-2012, 12:18 PM
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We test function will all kinds of ammo but mostly hollow point since that is what people like to carry.
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Old 10-04-2012, 05:16 PM
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have 2 mustangs and 1 government 380...no issues have used wwb, pmc, cci,fed,rem ball....magtek guardian and winchester silvertips hollow points
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Old 10-04-2012, 07:26 PM
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And with a name like Mr 380 acp you would know. Thank you!. I'm picking the Mustang up tonight. thanks guys.............

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Old 10-07-2012, 11:05 PM
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SilverTips ran fine in mine, although I think it has a Wolff XP spring in it.
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Old 10-08-2012, 03:18 AM
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Owned my Pocketlite for over 20 years now, and run it on a solid diet of Remington Golden Saber 102 Grain. Never a touch of feeding trouble. Not so sure about the S-80’s though.
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Old 10-08-2012, 07:38 PM
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Owned my Pocketlite for over 20 years now, and run it on a solid diet of Remington Golden Saber 102 Grain. Never a touch of feeding trouble. Not so sure about the S-80’s though.
The new ones are considered more reliable than the old Mustangs. I've had no problems with my new model Mustang.
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:36 PM
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My wife bought an older mustang not that long ago. We haven't had any issues with ammo, new magazines might have been helping but no problems feeding or ejecting. Her main complaint was accuracy but when I fired it we were hitting a 12 inch circle at 30 feet. cheap stuff, hornady zombie and some stuff in a silver box I can't remember.
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