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AFAIK, the 380 and 9mm mags were interchangeable. But, when I perused the Hi-Point website today I spotted this 3895 magazine that won't work in the 995. It's even stamped 380 carbine!
When did this happen?

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According to the date of ^this post^ (2017) the 380 carbine mag has been around for a while.
It is very difficult to tell the .380 carbine mag from the 9mm carbine mag. There is a very very small difference but you need to look close to see it.
The OP said he'd post pictures if anyone was interested but never did.

Just to sate my curiosity, I've ordered one and WILL post pics.
 

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I'll bet the only difference is feed lip settings.
I'd take that bet but it wouldn't be an honest bet since I just took delivery of three of the .380 carbine mags.
To be fair, you're partially correct, the feed lips are indeed different. But Hi-Point used pistol mag bases instead of the familiar 995 mag bases, and the mags have an extra lip at the front of the mag. And while I can load 9mm rounds into the 380 carbine mag, the 9mm rounds won't strip out without considerable effort.
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