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92fs/M9 vs Browning Hi Power

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by prez1967, Jul 18, 2012.


  1. prez1967

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    Looking at input on which is the better shooter.... Currently a 1911 shooter with acouple Glocks... Looking to get into a 9mm pistol and need suggestions on which to get first ;-)
     

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  2. fnfalman

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    The Beretta by far a better shooter.
     

  3. DPris

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    And you'll get opposing opinions like mine that find the Browning a better shooter.

    May depend partially on what your definition of "better" is.
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  4. igor

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    see i would disagree i ahve both and carried and shot both. i have a novak hi power, but i also have an old isrally police hi power. i carried a 92fs as a police for ten years. i thought they boith shot about the same
     
  5. prez1967

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    I appreciate smooth shooting firearms... I prefer my Springfield Pro to my TRP but i still enjoy my TRP... If that helps with defining "better".

    Ive been drooling over a Novaks BHP for a while and eventually whatever BHP i buy will get sent to Wayne & Co.
     
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    A Belgium Browning HP is a fine but somewhat outdated pistol. The Beretta shoots well but is quite large. For a general use, concealed carry self-defense, I believe a G19 is a better option.
     
  7. fnfalman

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    Take a stock Beretta and a stock Browning to the range and see which ones are more mechanically accurate, has better trigger pulls, etc. Then examine to see which one has better fit & finish. Get the matte finish Browning to compare instead of the polished blued version.

    The Beretta wins hands down, and that's why I have four of them as opposed to one Hi-Power.
     
  8. DPris

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    Why the matte?
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    I started out with a 1911 so I don't find the HP "outdated at all. I fail to see how it even could be considered so. I find it fits my hand better. As far as accuracy, I feel they are so close that I couldn't make a blanket statement about either being "more accurate"

    Without wanting to open the whole DA/SA thing, I fail to understand why "learning" the transition from DA first shot to SA is "acceptable" But "learning" to use a thumb safety is "unacceptable".

    Try both if you can and see which one feels better and "learn" it's system
     
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  10. Shipwreck-The-Sequel

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    Beretta 92 Nut!

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    What kind of crazy guy wants a Beretta 92? :whistling:
     
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    I'd take the HP anytime over the 92, especially if you plan on carrying it. The 92 is too big and blocky, IMO.
     
  12. Shipwreck-The-Sequel

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    Beretta 92 Nut!

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    Yes, no one carries a beretta 92...

    Much too big...

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  13. DPris

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    I seriously doubt there's a useful answer to the original question, beyond "Pick the one that works the best for you."
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  14. RWBlue

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    First thing is the gun will be more accurate than you. Or to put it a different way go to youtube and watch hickcock shoot targets at 100 yards with multiple pistols.

    Second, try a glock, it is considerable different from your 1911. You may love, or not....
     
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    Because there is no mirror polished blued Berettas available from the factory. The matte finish on the Browning is more utilitarian like the Beretta finish.
     
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    i love my every day carry m9a1 Beretta that said i still want a Hi Power in poilished blue finish. i choose Beretta for now since i shoot it well.
     
  17. fnfalman

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    Dude, I have the same cell phone!!! The IT nerds kept trying to get me to change it to a Droid and I kept saying hell no. I want my flip phone.
     
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    If only this reply could be automated to respond to every post on GT :rofl:
     
  19. Rustin

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    One question to decide.

    Single or Double? (Action)

    I much prefer single myself and I would have no doubt that I would choose the Hi power.

    Don't forget the Cz-75 though!
     
  20. Shipwreck-The-Sequel

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    Beretta 92 Nut!

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    :rofl::rofl::rofl:

    Sadly enough, I retired it last month and got a Android phone. I wanted internet access, and I got sick of typing back to tons of text messages my wife kept sending...

    444,66,333,2,44

    Hahaha :supergrin: