New Person, Northern IL.

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by The Wiz, Apr 6, 2018.

  1. The Wiz

    The Wiz New Member

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    Hi, purchased a .380 about a month ago. About 200 rounds through it. Good shooter. Easy to handle. Hair trigger after the initial pull to get use to. Hard to disassemble and assemble but getting easier. Not an easy gun to clean for a senior citizen. A lot of questions about it and those will follow.
     
  2. glock26USMC

    glock26USMC Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Welcome to the forum !
     

  3. dutchboy

    dutchboy Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Welcome Wiz and we are glad to have ya. While you note some unique issues with your 380, by all means let us know just what particular model 380 you have. If it's a Bersa, then you have come to the right place! Most of us in here know this make/gun very well.

    By all means, share your concerns, as we would love to hear them in an attempt to help you.
     
  4. jbardellini

    jbardellini Well-Known Member

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    Welcome to the forum Wiz
     
  5. Pistol_Packin_Preacher

    Pistol_Packin_Preacher Well-Known Member

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    Good morning Wiz and welcome to our Bersa family!
    We are hoping you enjoy being part of the Bersa forum and join in as often as you would like.
    Have a great day!

    God bless!!

    Michael
     
  6. The Wiz

    The Wiz New Member

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    how adjustable are the rear sights on the Thunder .380 and what are some choices in replacing such?
     
  7. dutchboy

    dutchboy Well-Known Member Supporter

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    Hey Wiz, The rear sights on the BT380 are adjustable for windage only, side to side or horizontal only. Like most handguns, the BT380 was sighted at the factory. However like anything else, shipping and movement may have change the sight alignment.

    All that is needed is a small flathead screwdriver. However, once the adjustment is done I would dab a little lock tight on the screw to keep it in place.

    As far as replacement sights on these, I'm not sure what's out there other than the factory sights. My suggestion would be to search the net and see what's available.

    Good luck!
     
  8. Tom M

    Tom M Member

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    Hi Wiz! I hear what you're saying about cleaning, but it will be easier with time. Also, by comparison to a small, locked breach piece like the Bodyguard or LCP, it's a breath of fresh air. No tiny little lock pin to lose or try and jimmy back into place. You made a great choice!