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Star
Model: S
Star Pistol S .380 Automatic Variant-1
Scale To:
Gun Dimensions Width:No Data
Length:6.5-in Height:4.75-in
Barrel:4-in Weight:22-oz
1 Variant
Gun Rankings
  • IDPA Power Factor98684
  • Recoil Factor3 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity9 rounds
  • ConcealabilityGood
  • Defense Factor62%
Gun Specifications
Type:Pistol
Produced:1941 - 1965
Caliber:.380 Automatic
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:single-action (SA)
Safety:frame mounted thumb safety
Magazine:8-round
Frame:steel
Grip:plastic
Sights:fixed blade and notch
Notes:
Manufacturer
Star Bonifacio Echeverria, S.A
More Info
Gun Value
MSRP:$237.00Used Est:$260.00
Last Update:11/19/2017
About the Gun

The S series are compact, all steel pocket pistols chambered in .380 or .32 ACP. They are scaled down versions of the full-sized Star pistols, complete with a short-recoil locked-breech.

Cartridge Specifications
Caliber: .380 Automatic
Alias: 9mm Browning Short
MV: From 900 to 1050 ft/sec
ME: From 168 to 220 ft-lb
WT: From 88 to 115 grains
About the Cartridge

Designed by John Browning and introduced by Fabrique Nationale of Belgium, this cartridge has achieved world-wide acceptance and has even been adopted as the standard pistol cartridge by several governments. One reason for the round's success is that it is the largest practical cartridge that can be easily adapted to small automatic pocket pistols. Ballistics fall far short of even the 9mm Luger, but still prove adequate for most self-defense situations. The round has established quite a niche position in this role, often being chosen over more traditional small calibers such as the .25 and .32 Autos.

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