Beretta Cheetah

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  1. raveneap

    raveneap New Member

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    Ordered a new Beretta 84FS Cheetah Monday morning. It came in yesterday afternoon and I picked it up at my LGS this morning. Haven't had a chance to try it yet; hopefully will get out to my son's place this weekend and give it a workout. It looks and feels great. Here's a picture of it, fresh out of the box and not even cleaned up yet.

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  2. CampingJosh

    CampingJosh Well-Known Member

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    It sure is pretty. Let everyone know how it fires... getting one has been in the back of my mind, so I'd like to know.
  3. raveneap

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    If all goes as planned, I'll post a range report the first of the week.
  4. Bruce FLinch

    Bruce FLinch New Member

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    What caliber is that? nice lookin' pistol. Is it a compact?
  5. CampingJosh

    CampingJosh Well-Known Member

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    I just looked at one a couple days ago, Bruce, so I could tell you the answers. But I think I'll let the proud new owner tell us about it.
  6. raveneap

    raveneap New Member

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    "Campingjosh" I just looked at one a couple days ago, Bruce, so I could tell you the answers. But I think I'll let the proud new owner tell us about it.<<

    Hi guys,

    It's a .380 and yup, 'tis a compact. Feels great in the hand, will let you know how it performs the first of the week weather permitting.
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  7. I've heard good things about those compact .380 Berettas, Raven. Should make a nice little carry gun for you. I have a Sig P-230 in that caliber that I carry fairly often. With good ammo (I use Federal Hydra Shoks), I certainly don't feel underarmed.
  8. raveneap

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    Sorry for the delay - finally got a half decent day and took the Cheetah out to my son's where he has a small range out back. It performed just as I suspected a Beretta would - beautifully. Very smooth; lets you know it's there when you fire it, but nothing terrible. Accuracy was very good for a compact; (much better when my Son was firing it! :) All in all, I'm very pleased with it.
  9. travihanson

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    Very nice piece you got there. Glad your happy with it.
  10. A-Zo

    A-Zo New Member

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    Got a buddy looking to buy one, look forward to hearing your report. Checked one out the other day, nice gun.
  11. chrislind2

    chrislind2 New Member

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    Can't go wrong with the Beretta name.
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  12. terryn4iy

    terryn4iy New Member

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    I own one, it is a trade-in from the Indiana State Police and has their logo on the grips which I think makes it extra cool. It is very handy, nice to shoot and perfectly reliable. I was carrying it today as my concealed carry weapon. I know you will continue to like yours, it is a great looking piece.

    Best regards,

    Terry
  13. Rommelvon

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    I really like that pistol, looks great,...Hmmmmmm maybe I should start saving
  14. Capt_HooK

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    I am really concideringthe Cheetah, but is .380 strong enough for a carry?
  15. blackcat_attilio

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    It's a very good gun. In Italy the Revenue Guard (here is a military Corp) still has it in use for daily duty. With a Beretta gun is difficult (rare) have troubles.
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