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My first Beretta was an Italian-made 92F Compact....I purchased it for a song ($325) with four 13-round magazines. It became a CCW piece after I left NJ and moved to FL. If given a choice, I would have carried this gun instead of my (then) duty SIGARMS P228. I shot the 92FC better than the P228.

If you haven't tried one...seek out and shoot the eight-round version of this great gun, the 92FC Type M. I own one of those too (also made in Italy, instead of here in the USA...not that where it's made makes a difference in performance).

Both guns are regrettably discontinued....which is a shame. They are outstanding guns. Beretta's "replacement" for these guns, the Cougar 8000F Type L and 8000 (F/G/D) Mini Cougar, were also fine guns....and discontinued. ARRRGGHHH!

Hopefully, Beretta will produce compact versions of their Px4 and 90-Two.
 

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I don't much care for the DAO Berettas (despite owning two: a 92D Centurion with a magazine safety as mentioned on your other thread NFEDERIC, and a 8045D Mini Cougar)....while they have very smooth trigger pulls, they are relatively heavy tiring my whole hand after just 100 rounds of so.

But others like Garg love them so take your pick between a TDA or DAO Beretta....either way the quality is primo.
 
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