Affordable DIY Beretta M9 Thin Grips

When it comes to guns, sometimes, the factory and aftermarket options just don’t quite cut it, whether from an ergonomic or aesthetic standpoint. In the case of one Beretta M9 owner, Ben, the standard-sized grips that were supplied with his Beretta M9 were too large for his liking, and the aftermarket options were over his budget. Thus, he set out to make his own thin grips for his Beretta M9. Let’s take a look at his process and the final result.

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POTD: Setting Up A New Beretta M9A4 RDO

TFB reader Stephan reached out to me recently about the best way to set up his new Beretta M9A4 RDO (Red Dot Optic-Ready) with a red dot. People’s first foray into the red dot optic market can be a daunting thing between deciding which red dot to go with, which footprint said red dot has, and obtaining the right plate if none is supplied with the pistol. In Stephan’s case of the Beretta RDO series, Beretta’s fine print stated that upon registering a new purchase with the company, they will send the owner one free optics mounting plate, while any additionally desired plates cost $29.

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NEW Beretta M9A4 Optics Ready Pistol

Beretta has just released their latest version of the famous 92 series, the Beretta M9A4, which comes as an improvement over the M9A3. The primary difference between the A3 to the M9A4 is the addition of factory optics cuts on the top of the pistol’s slide, which was previously only achieved via aftermarket services or products. Beretta’s M9A4 webpage states that there are five different optics mounting plates available, and at the time of this publishing, Beretta stated that M9A4 buyers can get an optics plate for free upon registering their pistol.

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Langdon Tactical Introduces New LTT Match Hammer

I was first turned onto Langdon Tactical back when I purchased my Beretta M9A3 pistol and wanted to start shooting in competitions with it. Langdon Tactical Technology has just introduced their new LTT Match Hammer for the Beretta 92/96/M9 and PX4 pistols. The hammer is intended to reduce the pre-travel of the trigger which is a feature many shooters including myself have been looking to improve on the 92 series pistols.

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POTD: M9 Pistol Qualification with the U.S. Marine Corps

Photo Of The Day – Above you see a U.S. Marine inspecting his target after shooting the Beretta M9 pistol during his pistol qualification range at the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in California. This happened in November of last year. He looks rather happy and pleased with the result, giving a thumbs up.

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Should Military Issued Handguns Have A Manual Safety?

In the civilian world of handgun ownership, we can choose for ourselves which handguns we buy based on features that they may, or may not have, such as a manual safety. When it comes to the issued handguns of the armed forces, however, naturally, the decision of which firearm, or which features said firearm will have is in the hands of legislators and a select few within the armed forces.

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POTD: Medal of Honor Recipient Sgt. Maj. Canley Putting Some Rounds Down Range

Some might mock a Marine shooting a pistol one-handed. We all know that would be pretty unwise. Especially as this Marine is Sgt. Maj. John Canley – a recent Medal of Honor recipient. Canley claims “to always shoot a pistol with only one hand – he fires more accurately that way.”

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