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Sunday, March 20, 2011

Bersa .380 Drum Mag: Is this just WRONG?


A DRUM magazine for the Bersa Thunder (.380?). (At Cheaper Than Dirt)

I saw some of these for sale at the BX today. A 22-round magazine for the lightweight, concealable semi-auto favored by some of my favorite lady bloggers. I guess you can carry one in your purse or large fanny pack just in case you need to provide suppressive fire for a fighting retreat or storming a stronghold, but really, is there a market for super-cap mags for marginally effective .380 ACPs?

What say you, Thunder fans?

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13 Comments:

  • At 1:14 AM, Blogger Adam said…

    "Super cap" not quite at only 22 rounds.

    But OTOH, hell yeah! they need to make one for my .380 Thunder plus too.

     
  • At 4:50 AM, Blogger Carteach0 said…

    Um.... well.... I guess it has a 'neat' factor. Not a 'useful' factor, but not everything has to be useful. Neat has value too.

     
  • At 10:49 AM, Blogger BobG said…

    A solution in search of a problem.

     
  • At 12:26 PM, Blogger Cargosquid said…

    Since the round is "marginally effective," that means you have to shoot the target A LOT.

    So this is a necessary item, fro safety and defensive reasons.

    And I won't have to buy so many magazines.


    That's what I'm going to tell the wife and I'm sticking to it.

     
  • At 6:38 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    I'm changing to a CZ 83, 12 round mag for my conceal carry. using Pow-R-Ball ammo, I feel it is effective against the zombies. The CZ is all steel. Can't wait to try it out in a match.
    Daisycat.

     
  • At 11:20 AM, Blogger Sigivald said…

    Fun. That's all the excuse it needs.

     
  • At 6:03 PM, Blogger Cargosquid said…

    Its getting mixed reviews at Cheaperthandirt.

    Either it works or it breaks.

     
  • At 10:41 AM, Blogger Desert Cat said…

    Bahahaha! Too funny. The Bersa Thunder .380 is supposed to be lightweight and highly concealable/carryable. This kind of obviates the point.

    I will be buying Daisycat's Bersa off her when she gets her new gun. Something like this might be fun but pretty ridiculous for serious use. I suppose I could keep it in my vehicle for clearing a serious zombie cluster on my way out of dodge...

    Still, 7+1 rounds of .45 ACP or 22 rounds of .380? I'll probably reach for the 45 first if my Remington 870 is not handy.

     
  • At 9:25 AM, Blogger Veeshir said…

    Yeah, I'm wondering how I'm going to fit that into my ankle holster.

    They are missing a trick by not having a discount deal with that and a pistol bayonet.

     
  • At 5:55 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    It's great for the range..not to conceal. I think that's the purpose.

     
  • At 8:18 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    I'm not sure about the comment ?marginally effective" and a "ladies Pistol" I've been toting around my Bersa Thunder Plus for 3 years ,shot easily 2500 rounds and not 1 time did I have a fail of anykind, so you may not like it too much but I'd rely on this anytime.

     
  • At 4:02 AM, Blogger G Pal said…

    Will a 22 round drum work on a 380 colt mustang?? just curious ??.

     
  • At 8:17 AM, Blogger Cowboy Blob said…

    I'm gonna go out on a limb and say "No." If Thunder and Mustang mags were interchangeable, that fact would be pimped by Bersa pretty hard.

     

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