The 92 series includes great handguns no matter your level of experience with firearms. The Beretta 92 FS compact is one of the most iconic pistol in the world. NATO-certified Beretta 92FS is designated M9 by the US armed forces. With extraordinary accuracy and reliability, the time-proven 92FS is simply the World Defender.
The Beretta 92FS Compact Pistol is considered to be on the larger side of compacts, but it’s still pretty concealable and has a good holster, which makes it great for self-defense.
Why is Beretta so popular?
Beretta owners explain it very simply:
- Easy to shoot
- Easy to disassemble
- Easy to clean
- Easy to reassemble
- Solid, reliable, and accurate
One of the owners of the Beretta 92FS Compact who preferred not to mention his name said that this gun feels great in his hands, and the additional weight of the aluminum frame helps to soften some of the recoil.
Beginners may feel more confident firing a heavier, all-metal pistol contrasting to one with a polymer frame, and more enthusiastic shooters will enjoy learning to master the DA/SA transition.
As with any firearm, make sure you do your own research before making a purchase. If you are unfamiliar with double action/single action pistols, it will take some time to familiarize yourself with the mechanism.
According to Shoot-strait.com, Beretta 92FS offers a variety of tactical features that make it equally safe, easy to use and dependable in the holster or at the range. Its reversible magazine release lets you use either hand for strategic magazine changes, while the safety-de-cocker makes it compatible for both right- and left-handed people.
Buying a gun is a serious matter, even when you go with something iconic like the Beretta 92 FS Compact, there are many things to consider. It might be wise to talk to a gun owner personally and maybe even try a few rounds before making a final decision.
And, if you do decide to go with the Beretta 92FS Compact and want to upgrade to a stainless steel guide rod, contact us. We also carry Glock guide rods, rods of stainless steel for Smith & Wesson SD40VE and many others.