What ammo does a Walther PK380 use?
Is it illegal to have a bullet in the chamber in Florida?
When you train with the gun and one in the chamber or not, the answer is no. Carrying your self defense weapon, be it concealed carry or open carry, should be as ready as the law allows.
As firearm sales continue to set new records, and show little to no sign of slowing down anytime soon, ammunition is likely going to remain expensive and likely difficult to find. Even not so popular calibers, such as ….
Bullets for the 380 tend to be lighter than the 38 Special and the mass makes for the main difference in the force equation. The tradeoff is that most self defense ammunition offered in 38 Special will yield 25% to 45% more power than the 380 ACP….
Is 380 and 38 ammo the same?
The Walther PK380 is chambered for the . 380 Auto (9×17mm) cartridge, and its design is very similar to the . 22 LR (5.6 mm) Walther P22, which in turn is based on the larger Walther P99. Like the P22, the PK380 features a slide-mounted, ambidextrous manual hammer-block, non-decocking safety and an external hammer.