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New Nano - Range Report

Discussion in 'Beretta Club' started by ZRiz19C, Jan 4, 2013.


  1. ZRiz19C

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    I finally decided to ditch my Keltec PF9 in hopes of finding something more reliable. I had experienced FTF, FTE, and light strikes in the PF9's break-in period, then occasional light strikes even after the break-in period.

    Today, after researching many of the pocket 9mms I decided to buy the Beretta Nano. I immediately took the gun to the range to start getting it broken in. From what I have read, many of the Nanos can have problems with 115gr ammo FTE. Luckily, all of the ammo I shot through today was flawless.

    So far the gun has shot,
    100rds Lawman 124gr
    100rds PMC 115gr
    35rds Federal HST 124gr

    I really couldn't be more pleased so far. Thank you Beretta.
     

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  2. Shootinbil

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    So far all I shoot out of my nano is 115gr. Jacket bullets almost all are reloads. Well over 2000 rounds


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  3. BuckyP

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    Any failures to report.
     
  4. Shootinbil

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    No failures to report.
     
  5. BuckyP

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    Good to hear. :thumbsup:
     
  6. tedwhite

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    Apparently the Nano barrel's rifling is the same as a Lone Wolf's so you can shoot reloads.

    My Nano is much slimmer than my G26 and therefore conceals better.
     
  7. MIKES LAW

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    It's funny, I did the same thing - traded PF9 For a Nano. Actually had it a few months before shooting it last Sunday. The trigger pull take up was long but light, a little unusual, but flawless for 50 115 gr Swiss made (don't recall Mfg) rounds. Nice shooter.
     
  8. carbuncle

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    Great to hear the reviews, I want a Nano eventually. Looks like a great little coat pocket gun.
     
  9. moonwilson

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    I love my Nano. I had a few hiccups the first trip to the range with cheap 115 grain stuff, which I knew might be a problem. But after a couple hundred rounds through the pipe, it's been 100% with everything.

    It's a wonderful little gun. The trigger is a little weird at first, but once you get used to it, it's fine. Long trigger travel on a weapon with no external safety is not a bad thing. I found that if I wait for the gun to finish recoiling before letting the trigger move forward to reset, my groups shrank considerably.
     
  10. ModGlock17

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    Concealment is great but does it generate enough bullet speed to stop the big thuds ?
     
  11. bac1023

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    Very glad to hear...
     
  12. tedwhite

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    Does anyone have an answer to ModGlock17's question? I believe the G26 and Nano barrels are the same length.
     
  13. 8th ID

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    Go to youtube and search 'nano chronographed'

    Not sure of the exact title, sorry. The Nano, as I recall, had very good velocity considering the short barrel.
     
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