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Has anyone out there had any experience with 115 grain bullets in their thunder 380. I am looking at trying to reload some for mine as they are more available than 95gr. I am thinking about both fmj and jhp bullets.
 

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I used to load 380 and referenced my old Hodgdon data. They show loads for 115gr JHP and 124gr FMJ. I never loaded any of those because I was already leery of OAL. Too long (feed) will create problems as well as too short (pressure). If you find load data for them, stick with the starting loads and watch OAL.

Things like powder and such may be different now since I haven't handloaded in 20 years.

Good luck and be careful.
 

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9mm case is 2 mm longer than 380. OAL is 4.69mm longer than the 380. 29.69mm vs 25mm. To me, IMO, 9mm bullets will seat 2mm deaper in the 380.

Did that make sense? :)
 
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