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Beretta 92X Performance First Shots

Ok. First shots with the 92x are in the can. Shoots very well. VERY. I didn’t include pics of the paper groups. But it’s 5 rounds holes in holes standing. For me, that’s as good as it gets.  Yes, some will perceive the gun as heavy, but that’s relative. Anyone who carries a full sized service pistol with 17 rounds …

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Beretta 92X Performance Overview

So yes we finally scored one. The new cocked-n-locked Beretta 92 that was all the rage at SHOT a while back.  Lots of really neat touches on this example. The maturity of the 92 design shows through here. If you are a Beretta guy, I suspect you will love it. If you are a 1911 guy, I suspect you will …

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EP-206: The Italian 1911

Episode 206 of the John1911 Podcast: Beretta 92x Performance. Tom Knapp would be proud. Freeze gets more estate guns. Why Cuomo won’t quit. FBI Red Glocks. USPSA allows AIWB. Will stagflation return? Crime – Buckhead to secede from ATL?   Danny, Marky & Freeze www.John1911.com “Shooting Guns & Having Fun”

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The Italian 1911

The fundamental side effect of getting back into the 1911 game is the realization that just about any cocked & locked handgun will require zero manual of arms adjustments. Thus the appeal of the Beretta 92X Performance. Because this is basically an Italian 1911.  Don’t believe me? Consider the following: Successful handguns come is basically 3 formats these days: They …