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Just picked up a Beretta 96

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by ThemGunsThough, Apr 25, 2011.

  1. ThemGunsThough

    ThemGunsThough RIP City! Well-Known Member

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    Any concerns regarding a Beretta 96? I just picked one up and I was wondering if there's anything I should be worried about? Anyone with experience owning one? Thanks
     
  2. lmmmmm

    lmmmmm Seattle Member

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    Beretta's are solid pistols. They have been making pistols for over 100 years. Join berettaforum.net and learn more...
     
  3. PX4WA

    PX4WA Tacoma, WA Active Member

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    your biggest problem is getting yourself to stop buying other berettas...

    great pistols...
     
  4. jer fly

    jer fly cottage grove Member

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    I've owned one for 10 years, and have shot well over 5k rounds through it. NO problems NO worries. Just make sure to keep some kind of lubrication on the outside of the barrel where it rides in the frame.
     
  5. Pilot Polda

    Pilot Polda San Juans Member

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    Just picked up my first Beretta yesterday, the 92A1, looks sweet but heavy with my TLR-1 riding on it.

    Also, anyone know of a good site to find custom parts such as, barrels, triggers and such for this model?

    Thanks!
     
  6. lmmmmm

    lmmmmm Seattle Member

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    Brownells carries all your Beretta needs. You can also check out the Beretta shopping site, it has some items as well.
     
  7. Pilot Polda

    Pilot Polda San Juans Member

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    Thank you good sir,
    I'm aware of both just checking to see if there are any else.
    I have a tendency to replace all sub-par parts with high quality custom parts.
    Such as the cheesy plastic guide rod that it comes with.
     
  8. ThemGunsThough

    ThemGunsThough RIP City! Well-Known Member

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    I, too, was thinking of replacing the plastic guide rod and the recoil spring as well. I just feel no need to since the gun I purchased appears to be a safe queen for the most part. I have a 96 Centurion with wood grips.