Beretta 92

The Beretta 92 (also referred to as the Beretta 98 and Beretta 96) is a series of semi-automatic pistols manufactured and designed by Beretta of Italy.
Date of Design (year): 
1972
Length (mm): 
217
Barrel Length (mm): 
125
Weight Empty (kg): 
950
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The Beretta 92 (also referred to as the Beretta 98 and Beretta 96) is a series of semi-automatic pistols manufactured and designed by Beretta of Italy.

The Beretta 92 was produced and designed in 1972. However, production of many variants of this model in several calibers continues to the present day. The handgun is considered to be most famous for replacing the M1911 .45 ACP pistol as the conventional and standard sidearm of the prestigious United States armed forces in 1985 as the M9 pistol.

The original design of the of the weapon was only produced by Beretta with 5000 copies. The original design was only produced and manufactured from 1975 to 1976, however the design is currently produced in four distinct configurations (FS, G, D and DS) and three distinct calibers:

* 92 series in 9 x 19 Parabellum,
* 96 series in .40 S&W and
* 98 series in 9 x 21 mm IMI

Beretta 92 Variants (2)

Beretta 93RBeretta 93R

Beretta Model 93R, "R" standing for Raffica which means short burt in Italian is a selective-fire machine pistol.

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Beretta 92FS

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Beretta 92 Reviews (1)

I wouldn't buy it

I am telling you right now, there is one good place for this weapon and it ain't in my collection.

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6 years 37 weeks ago, 10:16 PM

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awesome

this pistol is a great hand gun for range day to go out a shoot up targets

6 years 35 weeks ago, 5:18 PM

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nice

i really like this gun. its a sweet gun

6 years 27 weeks ago, 11:00 AM

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92FS

I own a 92 fs and it is by far one of the gems. Thata why the US Government Adopted it. I used one for years as a city cop and a federal agent. As for betting my life on it, I did on a daily basis and it never failed me.

6 years 23 weeks ago, 10:25 AM

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Great gun

It's a beautiful and reliable gun, that's why, many agencies in Mexico and around the world, choose it.

Fuerza, Espiritu, Sabiduria!!!
6 years 19 weeks ago, 3:15 PM

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Couldn't agree more!

Comfortable to hold, fire and the recoil is not too extreme. Accuracy is great, which Beretta has a good rep for.

I would buy it, if I didn't have my eyes on another model from Beretta. Well, also a H&K or Colt.

6 years 19 weeks ago, 3:30 PM

Anonymous

Owned one years ago

Beretta 92
15rnd mag

5 years 1 week ago, 12:55 PM

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Guns shot

I am 8, and I shoot guns.I have shot the following:SR-22, SR-556, Bolt action .22, Semiautomatic .22, and beretta 92.I also have BB guns.

5 years 1 week ago, 12:57 PM

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Carterscountry-Welcome to the site. When you get a chance post pics of all your stuff!

"We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home" Thomas Jefferson
5 years 1 week ago, 1:00 PM

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Thanks.Is that your picture?I am talking to ZX.

5 years 1 week ago, 1:06 PM

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Yep

Yep

"We cannot defend freedom abroad by deserting it at home" Thomas Jefferson
5 years 1 week ago, 12:57 PM

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Lolz

It's like someone goes to rob a store with a gun with a bad clip.So he goes in and the clip fallls out.He didn't have education so he robbed the Pentagon and there was security all around and he forgot to load and he didn't have a secondary gun or a knive.XD.He's doomed.

5 years 1 week ago, 1:05 PM

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92 FS

A beretta 92 FS is awesome.Not much kick, if you think it does you have terrible hand muscles.Yes it has kick.But the kick ain't extreme.Hey guys I've barely ever shot a beretta 92, so can you tell me what is the best 9mm ammo for it?

5 years 1 week ago, 1:15 PM

Anonymous

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I say test many brands of ammo and see which works best.

5 years 1 week ago, 1:21 PM

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Thanks Snake.

Good advice.

5 years 1 week ago, 1:25 PM

Anonymous

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No prob. Be sure to tell us which brand you choose when the time comes bro.

5 years 1 week ago, 1:27 PM

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Snake

K.I hope I get a gun soon because I need to wait about........................... 12 years to get my own but I think I often use wal-marts ammo.

5 years 1 week ago, 1:34 PM

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Beretta 92 FS

If you put 308. win ammo in this and got it jammed would you be sad?I would.

5 years 1 week ago, 1:36 PM

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1.000,000,000 out of 1,000,000,000

4 years 18 weeks ago, 3:24 PM

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Beretta 92

I have used a Beretta 92 (not certain if it is an FS) that a buddy of mine has owned and shot since November of 1999. This pistol is a lot of fun to shoot. The lengthy barrel, grip angle and overall heft coupled with the 9mm round, all serve to make this an easy firearm to shoot well, but it is very far from being my favorite gun. The two major reasons I do not give this gun a higher rating is that it is a little too large for me to consider it an effective CCW and whenever I fire it at the range, I inevitably forget to switch the safety from safe to fire. I haven't trained myself to manipulate or check the safety so it is not a good self defense option for me. However, if circumstances dictate having the Beretta 92FS as my only means of protection, I will be happy to have it. Another cool thing about the Beretta 92FS is that it is now steeped in over 20 years of military and cinema history, fostering a similar mystique as the Colt 1911. I don't know that it will ever gain the same following that the Colt 1911 has achieved, but I feel that the Beretta 92FS has definitely achieved an iconic status.

4 years 17 weeks ago, 10:40 AM

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That being said, I am pleased with it. I do not have extensive practice with it so I will not pretend that its perfect. Having said that, I have put a few hundred rounds through it without issue and it is now my home defense firearm.
Its military use and function aside it is a beautiful design and I don't see myself parting with it any time soon.

Don't miss.
4 years 10 weeks ago, 7:46 PM

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Beretta 92

I would rather own this than a GLOCK!

3 years 46 weeks ago, 7:12 AM

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Beretta 92/M9

This pistol is trash. The magazines fall apart all the time, the ejection is crap, and the round is underpowered.

Let the shit storm begin...

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Beretta 92 Info

Category:
Pistols
Manufacturer:
Beretta
Caliber:
9 x 19 mm Luger

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