I've just started reloading .380 and am working up a mild plinking load for use in my LCP.
I'm starting out with Bullseye, since it's such a short barrel. I'm using 100 grain plated RNFB Berry's bullets, and working up from 1.9 grains up to 2.7 grains in increments of 0.2 grains. OAL is 0.980".
I based this off of the Hornady manual for jacketed bullets, which puts the max at 3.1 grains, reducing by 10% or so because it's a plated bullet.
I'm aiming for something that's light enough that the empties don't eject so hard that they hit the roof but will reliably cycle the gun as well. Low enough ejection velocity that cases are easy to find and collect afterwards would be good.
Anyone have a pet load you've found works well?