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Beretta Steel-I

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by nero45acp, Jun 21, 2004.

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  1. nero45acp

    nero45acp Member

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    Has anyone handled or shot the Beretta Steel-I? If you did what is your impression of it? Thanks.



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  2. nero45acp

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    Wow!

    With all the collective firearms experience/wisdom on the THR no one has any info/opinions on the Beretta Steel-I?:eek:





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  3. WhoKnowsWho

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    I doubt anyone even has one yet.

    It's essentially a Beretta Millennium only without the super small number produced and the different finish.

    Looks interesting though.
     
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    Billenium had an alloy frame though, didnt it?
     
  5. patentnonsense

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    No, the Billennium has a steel frame.

    I fondled a Steel at the DACA show, and I like the grip on my Bill better - the Steel is very similar in most ways, but has the straight backstrap (a la Vortec), which I don't like as well as the normally curved 92-series grip.

    Now if only they'd bring out a 9x23 version of the 92 - just stretch the mag well a little bit ...
     
  6. nero45acp

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    Patentnonsense, did you get the opportunity to dry-fire the Steel-I? If you did, how was the trigger? I have the Vertec 92FS Inox and prefer the Vertec type grip myself.





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    Dry fire? No, 'twas only pulled out from under glass after some coaxing!
     
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    Are they on the market now? :cuss: my lousy legislature!!!
     
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    Skunk you are either going to have to give up your dreams of cool (read: safety in the right bloody place) Berettas or move. :D
     
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    Maybe Houston. I hear there are a lot of Korean and Viet girls there :evil:
     
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    Lots of bright Korean and Viet girls here too -
    but Houston is one of the few places in the world with worse weather and prettier women than Dallas -
    how much HOT can you handle??
     
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    Houston: derived from an ancient Apache word meanding "hotter than the place the the white man fears"

    Just kidding, I like Texas (since it is just a suburb of Tennessee :p )
    Amazing how many of those kooky kids flock to our city to be country music stars. But hey, we need waiters too. :)
     
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    With an MSRP of $1730, I think it'll be a while before the first THR range report :p
     
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    How about gooky kids frocking to Nashville?

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    I look so tactical with my Royal Robbins pants and banjo!!!
     
  15. Nightcrawler

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    Question. Are the Berettas with the frame mounted safeties single action only, or do they have the Taurus style safety where all the way down is decock (a bad idea, I think)?

    Or, are they like a CZ-75B, double action, but you have to lower the hammer manually?
     
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    Its like the Taurus except the comp model. I handled one ' bout 2 years ago at a manufacturer shoot (GAT GUNS). Its only for display though, no dry fire allowed.
     
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    The Billennium is a straight single action.
     
  18. faustulus

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    If ya got a banjo, then ya'd fit right it. :D
     
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