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After alot of research, I finally decided on the Thunder .380. I took a ccw class with some co-workers. All of whom were former military guys with much more experience than me. They also spent alot more money on their guns than me. We compared targets after the class was over. Their guns may have looked fancier than mine, but I had the tightest groupings of all of us. Needless to say, I was proud of my Bersa. The only complaint I have is that there doesn't seem to be as many accessory options for this gun. That's a very minor issue though. I bought the gun for personal and home protection; not to make a fashion statement.:)
 

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Welcome to the forum. Congrats on the new gun. I have had several and they were all perfectly reliable and accurate.
 

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Welcome to this forum. I'm as new as you. Accessories are usually not necessary for a gun with the exception of aftermarket sights. However, the Bersa sights seem perfectly fine to me and from the group you mentioned they must be good for you too.
 

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I bought the gun for personal and home protection; not to make a fashion statement.:)
I really like this statement. I quoted it on FB (I would have asked your permission if I knew your name, but at least I quoted it). It really is true... its not the prettiest or fanciest gun out there... but it does the job VERY well.
 

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Thunder 380 needs no accessories and i love the looks of the gun. But ive always had a thing for James Bond Walther PPK look.
 

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Thunder 380 needs no accessories and i love the looks of the gun. But ive always had a thing for James Bond Walther PPK look.
This is actually how my obsession with Bersa started. When I had to sell my Walther PPK, I was pleased to find that there is a .380 that had a similar look. I bought it, tried it, shot it, carried it, etc. I loved it! From then on... I tried to research anything and everything I could about Bersa. Yeah, its an obsession!!! Or so, my wife tells me.
 

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My improvment to my Bersa was rubber grips. a much better feel than the plastic ones that came on it.
I like the feel of the plastic grips just fine. And the gun fits my hand perfectly. I have thought about laser grips, but I'm not too fond of the price. If you don't mind my asking, where did you get the rubber grips?
 

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Thunder 380 needs no accessories and i love the looks of the gun. But ive always had a thing for James Bond Walther PPK look.
Had the PPK a long time ago. It had a tendency to draw blood. Mine. The long tang of the Bersa should end that hammer bite. Plus the 3.5" barrel of the Bersa should have a little more velocity then the 3.2" PPK.
 
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