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Buddy of mine got his for $450 new in Portland. Laser works great, easy to adjust. Buttons for the laser are even adjustable to be softer or harder which is great for a pocket pistol (no accidental on). We immediately thought the trigger didn't feel right, but he wanted to try it out. He put three mags through it and the trigger locked back. He sent it back to S&W about a week and a half ago. We've been doing research and it sounds like a common problem on the first run, and they've either fixed it or sent a new gun, along with a couple extra mags for the trouble.
He is still waiting to get his back, but the people who have gotten them back say that the trigger is MUCH better than when they first bought it. For what it's worth, even with the messed up trigger, he was hitting 7s and better from 10 yards. Can't wait to see how it does without a jacked up trigger.
Nice to see that others are not having problems with theirs. Its also good to see that S&W is standing behind their products and getting them fixed. Didn't see in there anywhere that S&w was dragging their heels getting guns fixed. If you buy a first year production gun, you have to expect a few bugs. Hoping to not have to see first hand about getting mine fixed. I have long narrow fingers and no problems activating or switching between the laser modes. It does need to be adjusted though. But its a very easy adjustment and the iron sights are very nice for a pistol this size.
I picked up a BG380 at the Portland show a while back for $460. Overall, I'm incredibly happy with it. I agree with what others have said about the thumb safety being unnecessary on a DAO, but it also is easily ignored.
The grip area is quite a bit larger, or at least feels more substantial, than the LCP. The iron sights are on par with the P238, and I've had no problems with the laser. It definitely has a certain big gun feel to it for being a tiny 380.
I've got about 250 rounds through mine with 100% reliability.