My New Turkish “Cheater” Cheetah... FATIH .380

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  1. DaBurna

    DaBurna

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    I’ve always liked the classic look/design of the Beretta 84/85/92 styled pistols. I just have always HATED the slide mounted safety levers. I even
    bought a Taurus 92 to avoid dealing with that lever on the Berettas....

    Today in my LGS I ran across the first Fatih .380 I’ve seen in the wild in my parts. I watched a couple of reviews on YouTube abs was impressed. I can say holding it in hand the Turks did good job on this one!

    The finish is a nitride/phosphate type, but looks clean and has no tooling marks. Mecgar is making the mags and they are two13 rounders included in the box. This will be a fun plinker to teach my female companions without them being intimidated by the recoil of my bigger bore pistols.

    I like the fact that’s it’s SA/DA as well. The sight picture is a “straight 8” Heinie set up. I may black out the rear later if I don’t like it. The DA trigger is a crisp ~ 7lbs it feels like. The SA IS about 4lbs. Decent reset for a hammer gun as well. It can accept the Beretta Cheetah 13 rd mags as well... That’s an extra plus.

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  2. Colt38SuperDude

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    Turkish Beretta clones are very well made. As are their CZ clones.

    Congrats on the new pistol.
     

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    Nicer looking pistol, and I also like the frame mounted safety. Great find.


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    ****! You took that going 62mph? I guess I'm not very coordinated...
     
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    Nice looking pistol no doubt! Interested to know how it performs.
     
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    Beretta Cheetahs have frame mounted safeties...
     
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  7. Mikegti

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    Are any parts interchangeable with the Beretta?
     
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    Very cool

    I haven’t seen one of those in shops yet.
     
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    Just got a SAR B6C yesterday for $280. Build Quality is nice. I like that Cheetah clone, maybe I need to grab one after the election.


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    Never heard of them before this thread. Sounds interesting. Classic looks.

    Curious how it shoots.
     
  11. DaBurna

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    Look forward to a range report. Would love to see one in person.
     
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    I will have to look around for one of those.
     
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    Nice!! :cheers:

    And extra points for taking the required "BurnaCamaro" pics while going 62mph! :supergrin:
     
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    Congrats on the new pistol.
    Enjoy it in health! :cheers:
     
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    The Beretta 84/85 which this copies does not have a slide mounted safety. The Beretta safety is also on the frame.