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Beretta 80 Series Cheetah Reviews

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Beretta 80 Series Cheetah Reviews

Postby AkBabyJesus » Mon Apr 17, 2006 4:46 am

Some1 plz tell us about this gun!!!!
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Postby exexpat93 » Wed Apr 19, 2006 10:40 pm

I had one of these in the late 80s. 13 round magazine in 380. Beautiful blued finish and ultra smooth action. Safety is 1911 thumb style. If you are into a high end totally reliable 380 this is the one to get. My only regret is that Beretta does not make a model this size and the same features in 9mm and 40SW. Id pick one up in a New York Minute if in these calibers.
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Postby AkBabyJesus » Thu Apr 27, 2006 7:19 am

thanx pat for the feedback. much appriciated!
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Postby techdavejr » Mon Sep 18, 2006 11:07 pm

I traded in my Glock 22 for a Cheetah at a gun show. Very nicely balanced, the blued effect has been applied very well. I was lucky enough to clean it up a bit before taking it to the range (needed oil and a quick cleaning in the chamber. Fired off 200 Winchester rounds without issues. The recoil was very controlled, very satisfied with the trade.
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Postby ibedanny » Sun Oct 22, 2006 2:42 pm

I own the 85F 8 shot single stack finished in bruniton and added wood grips to it. Ive been pleased to own such a great pistol. It has never jammed on me and is very nice for training/target shooting. I reccomend this pistol from the novice, to advanced shooters.
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Postby AMBASSADOR » Thu Dec 14, 2006 3:27 pm

Are there any Beretta dealers in the south of New Jersey?
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Postby Haku » Sat Jan 13, 2007 6:41 pm

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Postby PPP » Sat Mar 24, 2007 3:53 pm

I own a Model 84 I purchased in the early 1980's. It has operated flawlessly. It is one of my CCW with a Desantis pocket holster. It carries 14 bullets. It is smooth and accurate. It was a one-owner and I bought it for $350. I purchased an extra mag and as fast as you can pull the trigger and reload, you have 27 shots. It is my first semi-auto. I also have a new Beretta Tomcat in .32.
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Postby maxwell » Tue Mar 27, 2007 1:21 am

I have owned and carried a model 84 in .380 cal for over 25 years. Beautifully made pistol that has ALWAYS functioned well. I shooy Wolf hollow points in it these days, but it has never been finicky about ammo. I know that .380 is a little small for personal protction, but with 13 rounds it ought to do the job.
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Postby aeronaut » Fri Apr 06, 2007 2:42 pm

I just purchased the 84FS photo #2 Can't wait to go to the range. Will Follow up later.
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