Best of the Best -- Beretta PX4 9mm

Discussion in 'GSSF' started by 1911ShooterDude, Dec 31, 2009.

  1. 1911ShooterDude

    1911ShooterDude

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    Best pistol I've ever owned. Sexy looking, easiest field strip, accurate, de-cocking lever, etc.

    I put a few magazines worth of rounds thru it, and it is a wonderful pistol. I'd love to have this in a 45, but 1 pistol a year is plenty.

    I did buy a Springfield Armory XD in the 9mm last year, and it cannot compare to the Beretta, although it was over a 100 cheaper. :wavey:
     
  2. G26S239

    G26S239 NRA Patron

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    I tried one of the 40 caliber PX4s and like it a lot, congratulations.
    :needspics:
     

  3. Idontplaynice

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    Are you kidding me, the PX4 is one of the worst 9mms on the market. That rotating barrel action is known for parts breakage. I'm surprised Beretta stuck with it.

    LOL congrats
     
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    sarcasm? or the truth?
     
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    I'd have to say sarcasm:supergrin:
     
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    Do you CCW the PX4? Kinda large, isn't it?
     
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    I have one in .40. Wonderful pistol. With the mag extension,17 rounds of .40 aint bad.:cool:
     
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    It's my second favorite polymer gun. After the glock of course.
     
  9. 1911ShooterDude

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    No CCW for me. I open carry. There was some corruption in the Sheriff Dept a while back that the "Sheriff" was not able to handle, so I adopted a "civilian law" enforcement policy. Let me just say, after a few HOT incidences, where I was fully in my rights, and after a few "dumbass" deputies were fired or jailed, all is now good.

    Kids now point to me and call me lawdog. A Tombstone reference that makes me grin. :supergrin:
     
  10. mike7465

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    I have had mine for a while, and I love it. It is accurate as all get out, nice looking and it really fits in my hand well.
    Welcome to the club!
     
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    I have one in 40S&W and its been great.


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    Idontplaynice does not know what he is talking about. If you have not already noticed, he just posts messages here on Glocktalk to stir things up. He never has anything useful or helpful to say.

    This barrel/bolt design has been in use at Beretta for many years, as the Beretta Cougar also used it, and it continues to be made and sold by their subsidiary Stoeger.

    Unlike other handguns, I don't know of any single Kaboom incident with either the Cougar or the PX4. And as far as reliability goes, well, that is utter nonsense on his part too, and no where even remotely true.

    So don't pay attention to anything that Idontplaynice says. He just likes to act out like this. His motivation is purely childish and immature.


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  13. LanceOregon

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    The gun is definitely larger than some of the other competition. Here is a photo of the PX4 next to my full size S&W M&P:


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    The gun is not quite as big as a HK USP, however. So if you can handle concealing a HK USP, you could use this pistol as well. But there really are other guns in this category that offer better concealment.

    For a full size gun, the S&W M&P does quite well.

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    nice M&P U GOT there they are great guns
     
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    congrats glad you like it
     
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    I have the PX4 in 9mm and it is a good and accurate gun.
     
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    I had one a while back. Traded it for the same gun in DAO. Nothing against Beretta, I just don't like traditional DA/SA at all. Both were great guns. I ended up trading the PX4 out for a G17 RTF. I fell in love with the RTF frame so I had to do it. But I have nothing but good things to say about the PX4.

    From a personal standpoint, the G19 is the best 9mm that could have ever been cooked up for my needs and uses. 15+1 in a very compact and concealable package (OC is illegal in FL), accurate, durable, fun to shoot, and fits my hand very, very well. Everyone's needs and uses vary though, which is why we have as many manufacturers as we have opinions.
     
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    I'd hate for you to get off-topic in your own thread but this really peaked my interest. What town are you from and were you directly involved with having those deputies fired and even jailed? If so, that sounds like it could be one crazy story. I hope you weren't being sarcastic and I just made a fool of myself for asking either.
     
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    When concealed carry is a concern, consider the Storm sub-compact. I have it in 9mm, and it's wonderful to shoot. I CC it in winter, but considering am in New England and could probably conceal a black bear on certain days that doesn't say much.

    My post-thaw CC is a Walther PPS, but I enjoy the Storm a lot.
     
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    In 2008, the Maryland State Police adopted the Beretta Px4 in .40S&W as their new service sidearm.
     
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