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Wow this little .380 pistol I've been having problems with the shell jamming after firing when it tries to load the next bullet in chamber the shell casing doesn't pop out. I am pretty sure that it is because the pistol's slide is too loose, because when I cock it back while holding down the top slide, its pops out quite frequently..the only problem with that is I can't hold it down while shooting. The other problem is lately the cam and sear have been popping out of place and the firing pin is unable to release. I wanted to know if you think I can fix these problems? If I should even try to repair it or just give it up...I also read in an article that this pistol blew up "In 1995 Davis settled a product liability lawsuit brought by a first-time gun owner whose Davis P-380 pistol exploded while he was practicing with his new weapon. The man's hand was injured and a shell casing fragment lodged in his eye, requiring surgery. Davis settled for $40,000." Well tell me what you think.
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Get rid of it. Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but those things are probably the cheapest firearm (and I use the term loosely) in existence. The manufacturer (Davis Industries) has been out of business for some time, so there won't be any parts available from them. I haven't checked, but I'll bet Numrich doesn't bother to carry any parts, either.... the guns are so cheap, it wouldn't be worth their trouble.

You ought to be able to get $30 to $40 for it in a private sale (to a complete stranger that you'll never see again), maybe $10 or so from a pawnshop, and no gun dealer will touch it with a 10-foot pole.
 

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wwb is giving this gun more credit that it deserves. It is a very cheaply made gun which retailed for $50- $70 dollars when it was new and wholesaled for $35. They were commonly turned in during "gun buy back" programs as an FFL holder could "make" $15 on each gun with a minimum of effort. I would not shoot it any more as they are notorious for problems, often serious.
 

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I paid $25 for a small gun once and cutting it up with a hacksaw was the best decision I could have made with it. Junk guns can be dangerous if they're in real questionable condition.
 

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wow ^^^ if i only had done some research first...i paid ridiculously for this piece of junk...<<<it's kuz im desperate i guess and that i'm not old enough yet
 

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Don't feel like the Lone Ranger, amigo. My sorry-a$$ :x cousin actually stuck me with one before I knew better. I pretty much gave that crappola gun to a cop, and I try to avoid speaking to that cousin whenever possible.
///olde 8) pharte///
 
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