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beretta combat reliability?

Discussion in 'The US Marine Corps Forum' started by dberry, Mar 23, 2006.

  1. dberry

    dberry

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    Jan 9, 2006
    indiana
    I posted this on the army forum too but I think you devil dogs could help with my qusetion. I was wanting to know if your Beretta ever choked in combat/conditions. I just want to shead some light on the beretta myth.Thanks for stories,opinions and expereinces. :)
     
  2. Andrew Tacquard

    Andrew Tacquard

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    Oct 16, 2000
    S. MD
    no cmbt exp w/ a berreta, but I've shot at the range a few times. No problems, but I've seen others with a jam here or there. i really don't like the ergonomics of the pistol. it is a hard pistol to shoot, for me. i can do well with it, but i had to "learn" to shoot it. as a opposed to a glock or 1911 which came more natural to me. i hoped the Marine Corps would follow the navy to the SIG, but doesn't look like it will happen anytime soon.
     


  3. SoFlaDeputy

    SoFlaDeputy

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    Mar 5, 2006
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    Served with 2nd Mar Div Special Ops Capable Unit. And when I got shipped out to Panama for Noriega's butt the M9 issued to me really didn't like the hummid conditions in Panama. Then during Desert Storm I was able to bring my own 1911 as did most of the members of my unit & had no problems or issues whatsoever.Iraqi's hit with the 45 definitely knew it wasn't a 9mm! They were Colts modefied with Kings aftermarket parts & we paid our unit armorer to install them. The big wigs weren't happy but the company commander wanted one after we were at the range for pre-deployment range work out! Most of the guys spent their savings & maxed out whatever credit cards they had just to have a decent sidearm to rely on no matter what! And nowadays the same holds true with bodyarmor for our boys & proper cleaning of weapons systems.:soap: