older beretta 70 series pistol

Discussion in '.22-Rimfire Forum' started by z537z, May 24, 2003.

  1. z537z

    z537z New Member

    I'm lookin into buying a beretta model 72.

    Anybody got to hold one of these? It looks like a sweet little sidearm. Plinkin uses (target practice), and critter hunting.

    Someone had an older beretta model 70 here. How did that shoot?

    You can see it here


    Thanks for the help! It comes in great cond. w/ the smaller barrel.

  2. wonderwhippet

    wonderwhippet Active Member

    Jan 10, 2003
    Beretta 70S

    I believe that this pistol also is known as the Jaguar. I have one and it is the sweetest shooting .22 auto I own. I have shot many hundreds of rounds with it and have never had one malfunction! Because of its light weight frame it is a joy to carry. The only two other .22 autos I have ever had with this standard of reliability are the Rugers and the Llama miniature copy of the 1911, but neither are as comfortable to carry as the Beretta.

  3. z537z

    z537z New Member


    I was looking at the Jag, just with the extended barrel in addition to the standard shorty. Figured it'd add some accuracy and range to that nicer looking 5-6" barrel.

    Accuracy rating?

    Thanks for the heads up double double u.

  4. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Jaguar's are nice. Enjoyed mine while I owned it (at least I think it was a Jaguar - sigh amazing what one forgets with a bit of time).
  5. z537z

    z537z New Member


    Still not sure how accurate these are, but I'd assume they're fine. It is Beretta :).

    Thanks all

    zig where'd you go to?

  6. Zigzag2

    Zigzag2 Guest

    Yer Sir Mr. z_, I'm here :D

    Have you got 1 yet?
  7. z537z

    z537z New Member


    Haven't got one yet. I'm waiting for digital pics, ought to be here in a few days. Yours still up for sale?

    email me


    Anybody else got .22 pistols kickin around? :)

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