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Old 05-25-2009, 02:08 PM
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I have a beretta 92, the sights are fixed. My gun shoots strights but the bullets hit low. To hit where I'm aiming I have to have the white dot on the front sight above the dots on the rear sight.

I'm thinking it might be the trigger pull.

When the hammer is back ready to fire, I really have to put the squeeze on the trigger to release the hammer.

I have a S&W Model 629, that when the hammer is back I just barely put any pressure on the trigger and it fires.

Does anybody know how I can lighten the trigger pull on my Beretta? Trigger kit? Spring kit?
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Old 05-25-2009, 03:07 PM
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The Beretta has a long pull that "stacks" near the letoff. When the hammer drops the muzzle goes down. Joe
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Anyway to fix that or just aim high?
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I have a beretta 92, the sights are fixed. My gun shoots strights but the bullets hit low. To hit where I'm aiming I have to have the white dot on the front sight above the dots on the rear sight.

I'm thinking it might be the trigger pull.

When the hammer is back ready to fire, I really have to put the squeeze on the trigger to release the hammer.

I have a S&W Model 629, that when the hammer is back I just barely put any pressure on the trigger and it fires.

Does anybody know how I can lighten the trigger pull on my Beretta? Trigger kit? Spring kit?
Before you start changing the gun, what kind of ammunition are you using?

If you want a gun with fixed sights to shoot to point of aim, you need to use ammunition similar to the type for the sights are regulated.
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go to the next higher grain weight of bullet. that will raise point of impact.
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You also need to shoot this thing a lot before you start changing things. And an adjustable rear sight will not set you back very much. The more I shoot my 92 the better it and myself shoot. I bought mine used and it already had an adjustable rear sight not sure if it came that way or if the prior owner replaced it. he didn't like it said you could not hit the side of a barn with it. I shot the **** out of it and now 12 oz sodas and even golf balls at 35 yards is no big deal.
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Installation of a "D Spring" helps the trigger pull.
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If you have to pull on the trigger after you take up the slack in single action, something is definitely wrong. The 92 is an excellent pistol and worth taking to a quality gunsmith for what is probably a minor fix.
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Old 05-27-2009, 05:36 AM
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Installation of a "D Spring" helps the trigger pull.
D springs are only $5.00 + shipping from David Olhasso's site Linky and he's a pretty good Beretta pistolsmith too...

As someone else posted, it may take a little getting used to the 92 trigger, but it's another <STRIKE>excuse</STRIKE> reason to go to the range and burn up some ammo
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That's where I bought mine.
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+1 on the D-Spring. It makes a real difference.
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A "D" spring is the way to go. I have installed one in each of my Beretta 92s. If you need more info on this, drop me a email and I'll hook you up with a link to the info.
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I did the D spring plus I dab a "tiny" bit of GunButter Trigger and Lug Grease on the sear.

It's a nice shooter now.

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92FS Videos
http://www.beretta92fs.com/

Removing D spring
http://www.beretta92fs.com/video.php?id=211

Installing D spring
http://www.beretta92fs.com/video.php?id=304
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The D spring is OK, I like it. But nevertheless it not the trigger pull on the gun, but your pull on the trigger that is causing the problem, with a possible dose of sight adjustment thrown in. The Beretta is sighted for a really hot 124 gr round (the NATO round). try keeping you ammo in that arena(probably the best loads are in that wweight anyway) and see how you do. I use 125-35 gr loads in all my 9s and most of them seem to like it.
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The trigger on a 92F is 12 pounds double action, 5 pounds with the hammer cocked. I would weigh my trigger pull if it seems to exceed those factory specs. 5 pounds is a pretty light pull and it should be crisp-the double action mimics firing a revolver double action-Also, try shooting close in to see if you can get a pattern.
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A common fix for a heavy trigger pull on the Beretta 92 is to substitute a 1911 mainspring for the one in the 92. Should lighten both DA and SA letoff noticeably.
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My Beretta M9 (92FS) has a 7 lbs single action pull, but the trigger action is very, very smooth. I like the trigger pull on this gun a lot. Even the heavy double action pull.
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I've put 19 lb. 1911 mainsprings in several 92s, including 3 of mine. They make a huge difference in the DA pull, and I've never had a light strike. I'm not sure, but I'd bet that the D-spring has about the same rate, although my 92D had a very heavy factory trigger, so I put a 19lb. 1911 spring in it, too.
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I would suggest that you ignore the nice white dots on the sights, they are only there for reference in low light conditions. Lining up the dots is in no way aligning the sights.

Ignore the dots and line the top of the front sight with the top of the rear and maintain equal light bars on each side of the front sight. If the impact is still low then look at the heavier grain bullet.

I know this sounds very basic...I'm not trying to be condescending...it is just that a lot of folks who aren't accustomed to using the 3 dots system believe that answer lies in aligning the dots. It isn't.
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Roddy Toyota has worked his magic on two of my 92fs to make 4# CMP legal triggers. Very nice.
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I bought a 92FS a couple weeks ago and I just don't see any need whatsoever to change anything about the trigger. It's smooth as silk and breaks like glass. One of my favorite pistols right now!
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A common fix for a heavy trigger pull on the Beretta 92 is to substitute a 1911 mainspring for the one in the 92. Should lighten both DA and SA letoff noticeably.
I remember reading years ago in either Guns and Ammo, Handguns or American Rifleman that this was a trick the U. S. Army pistol team used when they first transitioned to the Beretta. According to the writer, the Army swore by it and Beretta swore at it.

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The D spring is the way to go. With it, the DA pull is around 8.5 and the SA is around 4.5.

I have about 4k rounds thru my carry 92, so it's a little lighter.

The round you shoot CAN make a difference. I can shoot 115gr FMJ and it hits perfectly where I want. But 115 JHP Critical Defense will shoot about 2 inches low. For defensive rounds, my nine 92s like 124gr JHP.

Do realize that the 92fS does not use a 6 o clock hold for the sight picture.

Use sight picture #3 for the Beretta (this is commonly the solution for people who do not realize that you need sight picture #3)

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WOW! how did this thread get dredged up from the past??

Thank goodness we have this timely thread. There is nothing wrong with the Beretta

ITS NOT THE GUN: Its YOU!
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WOW! how did this thread get dredged up from the past??

Thank goodness we have this timely thread. There is nothing wrong with the Beretta

ITS NOT THE GUN: Its YOU!
I didn't realize it was an old thread - as posts before mine were current
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It's still timely. I love my Beretta M-92FS, and my son used the M-9 very successfully in Iraq. Succesfully as in six enemy KIA with it. He did have to shoot several more than once, but they were moving targets and the first shot didn't hit a vital zone.

I think the OP is asking too much of ANY service type auto to give a SA trigger pull like an S&W revolver has!

Try the sight pictures above and use Speer's Gold Dot 124 grain load or Federal's HST or Hydra-Shok ammo and I think the gun will serve you well, once you adapt to it and steady down and learn to pull a heavier auto trigger.
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Berettas rock. I love mine

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I put adjustable rear sights on my 92FS Centurion that I bought just before the ban went into effect and while legal 15 round mags came with the gun. I normally shoot 115gr ammo and the adjustable sight allowed me to shoot the ammo that I have with the sight picture that I am accustomed to.
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I also did the adjustable sight for my 92fs. Made a world of difference and not at all expensive. Worth doing in my book. Frank
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Berettas rock. I love mine







Me, too!

This is my old '88 92F, which is one of the smoothest shooting firearms I own...
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