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Beretta question

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by whitecloud, Jun 1, 2011.

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  1. whitecloud

    whitecloud Member

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    I'm thinking of purchasing a Beretta 92A1 or Beretta M9A1. Theres a price dif. but I don't see the dif nor do most friends of mine. The only dif I can possibly think of is the protective coating that the M9A1 mags have...is that the only dif? Both have the rail, same weight, mag cap. is dif 17(92A1) vs 15(M9A1). Please help as my purchase will happen quite soon. Thanks for any help offered!:cool:
     
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  2. KurtC

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    the 92a1 is a nice pistol.
     
  4. Shipwreck

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    Here is text I typed a few months ago on a thread in the Beretta section of Glocktalk:

    There are several differences between the 92A1 and M9A1. However, for someone not really familiar with Berettas, I can see how it would be hard to tell some differences.

    I think the M9A1 is the coolest railed model. But, the checkering is not deep on the frame, like it is on a 1911. I personally prefer the regular serrations.

    My two 92A1's are probably the most accurate out of all 8 of my Beretta 92s. not sure why, but they are. With the new features, I'd get the 92A1 over the M9A1 in a heartbeat, if its down to a choice of only those two (and you are not buying both, like I did)



    M9A1:
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    92A1:
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  5. cl4de6

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    The major difference to me is the rounded trigger guard on the 92FSA1. I like the M9 or the old 92FS because I prefer to wrap my non-firing index finger around the trigger guard. You can't do that with the 92FSA1.
     
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    That is very informative. For years I thought the M9 was more expensive just because it was a "military" gun, with Beretta just making more on the gun from the name.
     
  7. KurtC

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    The 92A1 and 90-Two use a different slide than the 92/M9/M9A1. They are not interchangeable. (This is only important to those who swap slides to create their own model).
     
  8. Shipwreck

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    Realize the M9 and M9A1 are two different guns.

    There is not much difference between the 92FS and the M9. the shape of the dustcover and rear strap, and the rear sight are the only differences. In actuality, the M9 and 92FS SHOULD cost the same. But most places do sell the M9 for more.
     
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