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I have an lcp 380. But it always bothers me being 380 I am to old to run and to banged up to fight I feel much safer with 9mm alternate between a hellcat and a sig p365 just depends on which one I grab on the way out the door
 

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Since Springfield Armory no longer has any .380ACP models to offer, the more and more I think about a Hellcat in a .380 the more I think it's a viable long term product unlike the other .380's that Springfield Armory has offered in the past.

I currently have the standard size Hellcat and I recently obtained a Hellcat Pro and both of these are really nicely sized concealed carry pistols. I think the Hellcat platform is the perfect platform for a .380ACP round and the basic design can remain exactly the same, all you have to change are the few details that will make the .380ACP function reliably. I "think" it's only three things that would need to be changed, the magazine, the barrel and the recoil spring; maybe the grip mold to prevent 9mm mags from fitting inside.

Personally I prefer the Hellcat Pro over the standard size because I generally use front pocket holsters from Alabama Holsters for CC and most of my pockets are deep which puts the standard size Hellcat just beyond a comfortable reach and the Pro size at just the right height.

When I put either one of my Hellcat's in the hands of someone with small hands (I have medium hands) controlling the recoil of the 9mm with the short barrel becomes a little difficult and the .380ACP in this platform would be a lot easier to control. I currently have a Browning 1911-380 and a Glock 42 that I also use for CC and to train friends and in my personal opinion the high capacity Hellcat in a .380ACP would put ALL the competition to shame - especially if they offer it in the Hellcat Pro size!

If Springfield Armory makes a Hellcat and a Hellcat Pro in a .380ACP, I'll be at the front of the line to purchase both models.

I thought about this a lot over the last year or so and I think it is a fabulous idea and I sent Springfield Armory this as a product suggestion back in May.
 

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I prefer the SA 911 for very concealable 380 acp. It is too bad SA stopped making them. It has been totally reliable and a beautiful piece. My new Hellcat OSP 9mm is still the best choice.
 
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