Ammunition FAQs

  1. What is the recommended ammo during the break-in period for me Bersa?
    The break-in period for the Bersa firearms is 200-300 rounds. Standard ball ammo is recommended for all 380 pistols; the recommended ammo for the BP9CC is 124 or 147 grain ammo; the Thunder 22 works...
  2. What kind of cartridges can I use in my Bersa pistol?
    You can use any commercial cartridge as we are constantly testing new ammunition in order to guarantee 100% reliability, no matter what the brand. If you find a cartridge less reliable in comparison...
  3. What kind of ammunition can I use in my Bersa pistol?
    +P rated ammunition is acceptable for use in Bersa firearms. It is a possibility that the constant use of this ammunition may increase the normal wear of the gun. 
  4. Can I use hollow or flat-nose bullets in my Bersa pistol?
    Yes, if they are in standard commercial cartridges. If there is any problem feeding this type of ammunition, please refer to one of our warranty centers for assistance.
  5. I have light strike or ammo failure when I use reloaded ammunition.
    We suggest you test the gun using commercial cartridges. If the problem continues, or if you notice that the firing pin doesn’t mark the cap, your gun may need to be repaired.  If you use ...
  6. Can I use +P ammunition in my Bersa pistol?
    Bersa pistols have been designed to support all kind of ammunitions considered under the international standards like SAAMI, including +P. The constant use of this kind of cartridge may increase the ...
  7. What ammo brands should I use in my firearm?
    Recomended ammunition for Bersa Thunder 22:      CCI Stinger, CCI Mini-Mags, CCI Tactical, Remington Viper, Remington Golden Sabre   Recomended ammunition for Bersa Thunder...