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    Posted: 10 July 2008 at 7:12pm
For you gun enthusiasts out there, any thoughts on these? Reliability, accuracy, normal gun stuff.

I'm considering getting one, as I like the way they feel and look, but I can't get honest answers out of a gun store, and none of my friends have experience with this particular model.
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They are good, reliable but bulky weapons.

They are a little hard to CCW effectively, but as weapons they work.

I'd say get one if you can. I've loved the ones I've shot. I've carried a similar version in the line of duty, a locally made copy of a Beretta called the Vektor Z-88. It isn't the 92FS, but it is similar, the 92F.

Beretta's have decent triggers, decent sights and they shoot well.

They are very functional.

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How much is the gun store asking?
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They are solid guns; however, not to my favorite. The newer models are nice, now that you can't take them apart with one hand. The newer models also seem to be put together better. For accuracy, well that's depending on who's shooting it. It was never spectacular for me, I tend to do better with my Glock, H&K, and Sig. Buy it if it's right for you.
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Nice carl. Desert Eagles always make me shudder.
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Desert Eagles are so cliche now.

H&K, or a solid .45 style weapon is the way to go.

That said, the 92FS is a nice weapon.
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Originally posted by Dune Dune wrote:

They are solid guns; however, not to my favorite. The newer models are nice, now that you can't take them apart with one hand. The newer models also seem to be put together better. For accuracy, well that's depending on who's shooting it. It was never spectacular for me, I tend to do better with my Glock, H&K, and Sig. Buy it if it's right for you.


Dune, what is your favorite handgun?
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well my boss's hillbilly friends got one of these...

its completely pointless, but he "enjoys shooting the coyotes" in which i corrected him in saying "dont you mean blowing them up?"

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Originally posted by Shub Shub wrote:

Originally posted by Dune Dune wrote:

They are solid guns; however, not to my favorite. The newer models are nice, now that you can't take them apart with one hand. The newer models also seem to be put together better. For accuracy, well that's depending on who's shooting it. It was never spectacular for me, I tend to do better with my Glock, H&K, and Sig. Buy it if it's right for you.


Dune, what is your favorite handgun?

Good question, but very difficult to answer. I can tell you my favorite caliber to shoot is by far the .40. It's perfect. I like a lot of different handguns though. I enjoy the Glock 22/23. I also like the Springfield XD 9mm. I am a big H&K fan as well so I like shooting the USP .40, which might top my list overall. However there are a couple of good Rugers and Smith & Wessons that I like. I like my snub nose .38 special, it's a classic.

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Originally posted by impulse! impulse! wrote:

How much is the gun store asking?


Local gun stores are telling me anywhere between $450 and 520 for one.  It's not the price I'm worried about, it's the salesman.  You can't really ask someone who is about to make money on a sale whether or not the gun is reliable.

Carl, I'm not really looking to spend the grand or more for a Desert Eagle.  Just not my type of gun anyway.  Although, the chick in the bikini on YouTube smacking herself in the face with one is classic.

As for the concealed carry, I don't need this gun for that.  I've got my Springfield XD for that.  I just want something a little more intimidating at home and for rec-shooting.  Not too many people around me know I carry the XD, and I'd like to keep it that way.


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Then the 92FS is perfect.

IMHO it is a fantastic range gun or a fantastic side arm.

If you are willing to pay the asking price, grab one.

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As stated above, they are fine firearms.

Originally posted by ThatGuitarGuy ThatGuitarGuy wrote:

I like the way they feel


Not counting the reliability and history of the weapon... this is the most important factor in my opinion. If it FEELS right for you, then it's a good choice. A weapon can be reliable and function great and be scrap-metal in your hands if it doesn't feel right. I considered the 92FS for years (along with the P228) and ultimately decided against because it did not feel right in my hands. In the end, went with CZ.

Sounds like a winner for you.
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   the 92fs is only good enough to Shoot stray cats. Do you know if you push the Barrel the pistol wont fire? Ask any good Salty Machine Gunner to show you the Slide Trick. Or better yet ask any machine gunner to show you his Baretta Bite scar.

   Heck even Shorty's Bayoneted CZ is a better gun.


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Now that my Marine 92Sf sucks speech is over If your looking for a nice Range and Home Security type gun. Have you looked into Revolvers? I recently got a S&W .500 magnum and that is a wicked fun gun to shoot. And while I have yet to use it in Self defense I am sure that's its enough firepower.

Thou a buddy of mine is raving about a new Taurus Judge Revolver that shoots mini shotgun type bullets or big lead downrange. That is like Bad Assery in all it's American Glory.

here is the ammo it can fire even Flares.
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Originally posted by Evil Elvis Evil Elvis wrote:

    the 92fs is only good enough to Shoot stray cats. Do you know if you push the Barrel the pistol wont fire? Ask any good Salty Machine Gunner to show you the Slide Trick. Or better yet ask any machine gunner to show you his Baretta Bite scar.


Pushing the front-end on a 1911 prevents discharge as well... but I'd hardly say the 1911 is a subpar sidearm!

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i love all of mine. i have a smith and wesson 1911, a glock 17, and a beretta cougar
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I really like the Beretta 92. I owned one for a short time, but sold it off the fund my AR. The best part of the Beretta is racking the slide. It is so smoooth, noe of my other guns come cluse(even the HK). The gun is durable, reliable, and can be had for under $500 now. If it fits grab it, and lots of mags too...while you can.
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