Quantcast
  1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

The Gun That Replaced the 1911 - VIDEO

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by PTMCCAIN, Jun 24, 2012.

Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.
  1. PTMCCAIN

    PTMCCAIN member

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2011
    Messages:
    545
    I enjoyed pulling together this video providing a fairly thorough overview of the history, feature, functions and, yes, controversy surrounding the Beretta 92 platform. It features accuracy demonstrations and shooting demonstrations. Hope you like it. Let me know what you think and please chime in here or on the channel with any stories of your personal experiences with the Beretta 92, or as it is known in the military, the M9. As always, I welcome your constructive criticism.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4uSmfDtCFU
     
  2. Iron Sight

    Iron Sight Member

    Joined:
    Sep 16, 2007
    Messages:
    479
    Location:
    Utah
    Interesting and fun to watch. I wasnt even aware of what the standard military sidearm was.
     
  3. PTMCCAIN

    PTMCCAIN member

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2011
    Messages:
    545
    Glad you found it helpful.
     
  4. Furncliff

    Furncliff Member

    Joined:
    Dec 10, 2005
    Messages:
    2,216
    Location:
    Western Slope of Colorado
    Thanks, very informative. I turned down the 92 because it felt "brickish" in my hands compared to my 1911's and CZ's. I'll have to give it another look.
     
  5. FIVETWOSEVEN

    FIVETWOSEVEN Member

    Joined:
    Aug 28, 2009
    Messages:
    5,056
    The M9 is different than the 92. They aren't the same pistol due to slight differences.
     
  6. MachIVshooter

    MachIVshooter Member

    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2005
    Messages:
    14,370
    Location:
    Elbert County, CO
    Good video, well done.

    As for the 92, it's a good gun and I like mine, but it's far from being my first choice in a service/combat 9mm. S&W 5906 is my #1.
     
  7. scramasax

    scramasax Member

    Joined:
    Aug 3, 2011
    Messages:
    428
    Haven't watched the whole video. I opted for a Vertec. Just as a spare 9mm. The real issue was changing to a 9mm for the military and of course cheapest contractor. Was part of the process but don't feel like all that typing. It is a good gun for it's purpose.

    ts
     
  8. KAS1981

    KAS1981 Member

    Joined:
    Jan 9, 2011
    Messages:
    423
    Good video. I really like my 92FS. It's an interesting, handsome pistol and a sweet shooter.

    I have short fingers so it's a little bit of a reach for that first DA shot, but after that it feels really great in my hand.
     
  9. 556A2

    556A2 Member

    Joined:
    Dec 29, 2002
    Messages:
    604
    Location:
    Asheboro, NC
    The only difference is the roll marks.

    The straight dustcover frame is still being used on current production 92FS models. Plus early 92F/FS models used the 2-dot sight system which doesn't make it unique to the M9.
     
  10. PTMCCAIN

    PTMCCAIN member

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2011
    Messages:
    545
    The M9 is the same pistol as the M92. "M9" is the military designation for the M92, which is the civilian/LEO version.

    When we speak of "minor differences" we do not refer to pistols or rifles being "different" but "variants."

    You could say, "The M9 is a M92 variant," but you would be wrong. If however you say, "The M92A1 is a M92 variant" then you are correct.

    Similarly in the military the M9A1 is a variant of the M9.

    Make sense?
     
  11. FIVETWOSEVEN

    FIVETWOSEVEN Member

    Joined:
    Aug 28, 2009
    Messages:
    5,056
    Yes, should have said it was a variant.
     
Thread Status:
Not open for further replies.

Share This Page