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Recently, we have seen a lot of interest in our Hellcat .380 ACP. Some folks have asked us,

 “Why is the Hellcat .380 superior to other firearms in its class?”

Over and over, our customers tell us they are impressed because the I.O. Hellcat .380

  1. has a life-time warranty,
  2. is made in America,
  3. comes with excellent customer service, and
  4. is not just easy to use, but is also very accurate.

Making the best .380 ACP in the world right here at home

How do we do it?  First, we evaluated what was currently on the market before we designed our pistol. Then, we built the best .380 auto out of the best materials with the best manufacturing processes.

Here are just a couple of the critical differences between our Hellcat .380 and other .380 automatics manufactured elsewhere:

  • We machine our own slides in-house out of a solid 4140 steel 1″ x 1″ billet, not 3/4″ billet. That lets us give you the highest quality .380 auto with a real line of sight with front and rear sights which are a bit heavier and reduce recoil. Plus, we have a proprietary design for the internal shape of the slide which makes it easy to cock.
  • Our frames are manufactured from T6 aircraft aluminum and also CNC machined in-house, right here in Monroe, North Carolina. Our plastic parts are manufactured from state of the art polymer material.
  • Our plastic frame is wider and allows proper fit for your hands, which also reduces recoil.

Hellcat .380 is Easy to fire with great accuracy

Our Hellcat .380 is easy to cock, has minimum recoil, and is very controllable. Plus, we have real front and rear sights, so the accuracy is great. At 10-15 yards you can still hold a 2-3” group.

Find a Hellcat .380 Dealer

Please go take a look for yourself and let us know what you think of our Hellcat .380. To find a dealer near you, you should click here.


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Come See the Hellcat .380 at 2012 SHOT Show

January 16, 2012
Best .380 automatic in the world - Hellcat .380, I.O., Inc. (fka Interordnance)

Hellcat .380 at 2012 SHOT Show This week, January 17-20, 2012, we will be exhibiting our Hellcat .380 ACP and many other I.O. products , at the 2012 SHOT Show in Las Vegas. The SHOT show is the largest firearms industry trade show in the world.  It is held at the Sands Expo which is a part of the Venetian Hotel […]

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Development of the Hellcat pistol.

January 15, 2012
best .380 automatic in the world - Hellcat .380, I.O., Inc. (fka Interordnance)

Big Demand, but No Good Supply of High-Quality .380 ACP The idea of the Hellcat came up during a lunch meeting with a distributor friend. In 2009 there was a strong demand for a sub compact pistol in caliber .380. We researched what was available on the market and combined the best features of all […]

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Find a Hellcat Dealer or Distributor

November 11, 2011

Hellcat .380 Dealers You can find the Hellcat at your local gun shop or firearms dealer, including Gander Mountain Cabela’ s Bass Pro Shop. The Hellcat.380 comes standard with a pistol pouch and one 1 x 6 rd magazine, although individual retailers may occasionally offer additional extras. Hellcat .380 Distributors If you local dealer does […]

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