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Ruger LCP and Kel-tec P3AT magazines

Discussion in 'Centerfire Pistols & Revolvers' started by CampingJosh, Nov 5, 2010.

  1. CampingJosh

    CampingJosh Moderator

    Sep 25, 2007
    So a few weeks ago Gander Mtn. was running a special on Fiocchi .380 JHP (box of 50 for $16). I picked some up without knowing anything about it, and guess what? My Kel-tec loves it!

    So I started doing some research of it online, and I found TONS of people who had trouble with this ammo in their Ruger LCPs (which are a prettied-up clone of the Kel-tec). I thought, what gives?

    Then I found this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=af0lZD0MVLw that explained the issue with the LCPs was actually the magazine, not the gun. Weird, because I had thought that the magazines were interchangeable.

    Then I looked into that some more. And it turns out that the Kel-tec magazines can basically be used in the LCP, but it definitely doesn't work the other way around.

    Well, you learn something new every day. And I wish I had bought 5 more boxes of the Fiocchi at that price.
  2. johnlives4christ

    johnlives4christ Former Guest

    Apr 28, 2008
    good info to know josh
  3. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

    Sep 7, 2007
    Northeast Georgia
    I know that this thread is about the LCR and Kel-tec magazines but, all three of my 1911s absolutely love the Fiocchi ammo.
  4. 3/2 STA SS

    3/2 STA SS Active Member

    Aug 9, 2010
    Tampa Bay Area, FL
    Got rid of my LCP and my Kel tec has NEVER failed me.
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