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T-1000 Beretta 92FS model

Chomper55Chomper55 Posts: 8 New Member
I'm hearing a lot of good things when it comes to accuracy of the Beretta 92FS and a lot of law enforcement use them. I did some research and found out on http://www.imfdb.org/wiki/Terminator_2:_Judgment_Day 

That this was the 1st pistol the T-1000 had in T2. So i figured I'd kill two birds with one stone. Get me a new 9MM but also have some movie memorabilia also.

My question is, which Beretta92Fs did the T-1000 use in the film ?  It does not specify on the IMFDB site the exact model. I've seen that there is the JS92F300 and other models else where online

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  • earlyagainearlyagain Posts: 6,748 Senior Member
    Maybe this will help.
    https://www.google.com/amp/blog.beretta.com/the-many-faces-of-the-storied-beretta-92-pistol?hs_amp=true
    I've always liked the pistol. If timing and circumstances brought one my way, I'd be tempted. 

    Because my son liked them, I think I've seen all the Terminator movies. Not a big fan, but they have their place. I like the truck he burns in. International Transtar. I used to drive one along time ago. Only mine was hooked to a dropframe moving van instead of a fuel tanker.
  • AlleyCatAlleyCat Posts: 360 Member
    edited August 16 #3
    Spam?
    Keyboard warrior?
    Or just a Richard?


    But still giving a poo.





  • AlleyCatAlleyCat Posts: 360 Member
    edited August 16 #4


    zorba you could be spam.

    Abuse I could understand but spam?





  • AlleyCatAlleyCat Posts: 360 Member
    edited August 16 #5
    Chomper55 if you were into Star Trek.



    Any of these, set to stun of course.

    Don't be a redshirt    B)



  • Chomper55Chomper55 Posts: 8 New Member
    edited August 16 #6
    AlleyCat said:
    Chomper55 if you were into Star Trek.



    Any of these, set to stun of course.

    Don't be a redshirt    B)



    I'll take a redshirt over Blueshirt 😉.

    And if you can't contribute to the post or don't have anything to say the why bother commenting ? 
  • AlleyCatAlleyCat Posts: 360 Member
    edited August 16 #7


    How old are you?


    Have you thought of this?

    From 0.26



    It's in the movie's and is very accurate, from what I have seen.






  • AlleyCatAlleyCat Posts: 360 Member
    edited August 16 #8
    Chomper55 said:


    And if you can't contribute to the post or don't have anything to say the why bother commenting ? 

    It is an open forum.
    I do have something to say and I have said it.
    If you had just wanted people to say what a good choice to make, you should have said.

    edit for poor diction

  • Chomper55Chomper55 Posts: 8 New Member
    AlleyCat said:
    Chomper55 said:


    And if you can't contribute to the post or don't have anything to say the why bother commenting ? 

    It is an open forum and I do have something to say.
    if you just wanted people just to say what a good choice to make, you should have said.

    I've been on many message boards and open forums does not give the privilege to Troll. If you can't contribute to the thread then keep scrolling. Just wanted some insight on a specific model from a movie. 
  • AlleyCatAlleyCat Posts: 360 Member
    Chomper55 said:
      If you can't contribute to the thread then keep scrolling. Just wanted some insight on a specific model from a movie. 
    But I have contributed.
    By bring derision to the choice of a pistol, for your personal use, partly based on a pretend robot in a movie.

    Have you seen one in the flesh?
    Have you held one?
    More to the point.
    Have you fired one?













  • BigslugBigslug Senior Member Posts: 8,203 Senior Member
    Beretta 92FS was the standard issue for LAPD at the time that movie was released, & an LAPD officer was the T1000's first victim on arrival.  L.A.'s pick pretty much followed on the heels of the U.S. military's selection of the piece in '86

    The straight up M9 / 92FS is still listed on Beretta's U.S. website.  Kinda getting to be a "period piece", not only via the DA/SA/decock system, but also by the lack of light rail.
    WWJMBD?

    "Nothing is safe from stupid." - Zee
  • shotgunshooter3shotgunshooter3 Senior Member Posts: 5,711 Senior Member
    For your desired use, a standard 92FS should do quite nicely. 

    At some point I WILL buy a commercial M9 for collecting purposes. 
    - I am a rifleman with a poorly chosen screen name. -
    "Slow is smooth, smooth is fast, and speed is the economy of motion" - Scott Jedlinski
  • Chomper55Chomper55 Posts: 8 New Member
    For your desired use, a standard 92FS should do quite nicely. 

    At some point I WILL buy a commercial M9 for collecting purposes. 
    Thanks for the feedback.  I'm strongly considering on getting the 92FS soon as a 2nd 9MM. I currently own the Ruger SR9C
  • TugarTugar Senior Member Posts: 2,214 Senior Member
    edited August 18 #14
    I have both. I prefer the Ruger. 

    Edited. 

    Nothing wrong with the 92FS. It's good solid pistol. Just not easy to conceal. It's very large, though I plan to add a set of G-10 grips which should help. The safety for me goes the wrong direction, but since I also have the Ruger SR-22 which also mirrors the Beretta. Not a huge concern, just annoying. 

    The reason I prefer the Ruger, is with the 10 round mag, it's pretty small. and I just stick the 17 with extension on pocket and off I go. 
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  • Chomper55Chomper55 Posts: 8 New Member
    Tugar said:
    I have both. I prefer the Ruger. 
    Reasons ?  Accuracy  or how its designed ?

  • BigslugBigslug Senior Member Posts: 8,203 Senior Member
    Chomper,  the question becomes if you're looking for a circa 1985-1995 nostalgia piece, or want to pick our brains on what we consider to be real contenders NOW.

    The DA/SA/decocking safety trigger system of the Beretta and it's contemporaries are a throwback to the Walthers of the 1930's, and the philosophy behind them was to ensure an untrained operator REALLY HAD TO MEAN IT to get his first shot off.

    We've since learned that the untrained operator is going to have negligent discharges no matter what you give him; that the DA/SA trigger pull transition makes it real hard for the untrained operator to hit stuff; and that if you place your training emphasis for "that category" of folks on keeping the finger off the trigger until ready to shoot, they'll generally be safer and more accurate with a system where the trigger pull does not change.

    The Beretta 92 is an icon of its era, but the striker fired guns like Glocks have swept its category off the field for those reasons.  The Beretta 92 itself is large, bulky, and pretty complicated at the armorer/detail strip level.  Most here are going to tell you there are better pistols, but if you're wanting an '80's poster child, the 92 is right in there with parachute pants, mullets, and Velcro wallets.
    WWJMBD?

    "Nothing is safe from stupid." - Zee
  • earlyagainearlyagain Posts: 6,748 Senior Member
    Its also a cool design. The exposed barrel in the slide. The steel frame etc.. 

    Many firearms have a charm that transend their supposed or partial obsolescence. For some that in itself combined with aspects of historical signicance are the attraction.
  • TugarTugar Senior Member Posts: 2,214 Senior Member
    edited August 19 #18
    The SR9C is about the smallest I like to get. Decent capacity and I have access to larger mags for it. I do not like subcompacts. If I ever have to do deep cover I will reevaluate that but anything much smaller the Ruger and my pink goes underneath the mag well. No. 

    The Beretta BARELY fits my hands and I have decent sized hands. The SR9C, my M&P, and the 92FS are fairly equal in terms of accuracy and most other categories. One thing I don't have to worry about on the others is the 12-14 pound double action first shot. I get why it's Walther-esque as BigSlug pointed out. Horrendous in DA,, nice is SA. But you can't safely carry the 92FS in SA safely. 

    If you are getting it for nostalgia or will put in enough training to overcome the first round handicap, go for it. There are much better choices from the 80. Say the CZ-75 which has none of the Beretta downfalls and can be carried DA or SA safely. 

    Below is the size comparison. The Beretta stays in the collection as it was my Father in Law's pistol so it has to stay. Not a bad thing, just not my favorite. It works).

    (Yes the Ruger is loaded. Note the safety is on and it was pointed in a safe direction. )


    Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
    Winston Churchill
  • Chomper55Chomper55 Posts: 8 New Member
    Tugar said:
    The SR9C is about the smallest I like to get. Decent capacity and I have access to larger mags for it. I do not like subcompacts. If I ever have to do deep cover I will reevaluate that but anything much smaller the Ruger and my pink goes underneath the mag well. No. 

    The Beretta BARELY fits my hands and I have decent sized hands. The SR9C, my M&P, and the 92FS are fairly equal in terms of accuracy and most other categories. One thing I don't have to worry about on the others is the 12-14 pound double action first shot. I get why it's Walther-esque as BigSlug pointed out. Horrendous in DA,, nice is SA. But you can't safely carry the 92FS in SA safely. 

    If you are getting it for nostalgia or will put in enough training to overcome the first round handicap, go for it. There are much better choices from the 80. Say the CZ-75 which has none of the Beretta downfalls and can be carried DA or SA safely. 

    Below is the size comparison. The Beretta stays in the collection as it was my Father in Law's pistol so it has to stay. Not a bad thing, just not my favorite. It works).

    (Yes the Ruger is loaded. Note the safety is on and it was pointed in a safe direction. )


    You have not noticed any accuracy advantage with the longer barrel of the Beretta compared to the Ruger ?
  • AntonioAntonio Senior Member Posts: 2,674 Senior Member
    Have one; long time custody from a friend, otherwise due to its bulky, big size wouldn't have bothered to buy it. 

    Have been our service pistol too and although in police hands has been replaced by the Sig P-2022 many still carry them, and some friends of mine have actually used them in action with good results.

    "Mine" is seldom shot; got it when it was almost brand-new and have only seen factory ammo (Maybe 2K of Fiocchi FMJ 115gr. and a few boxes of same kind of assorted US-made) and mild range use. Despite being correctly cleaned, lubed and stored somehow it managed to break the barrel locking lug (apparently not uncommon failure) and a safety lever, both now replaced with OEM parts. Taurus version with the 1911-style safety looks like a better idea IMHO.

    Want one? Get it.....why not? Decent range "toy" and a good piece of working movie memorabilia (Star Wars and Lawrence of Arabia moved me to hoard Mauser C96 "Broomhandles" so....). As a CCW with the correct holster, clothing and body structure it can fit the role (there's even a shorter barrel "Compact" model) but lots of better choices for that.

    Accuracy? Average for a service pistol of that kind/size. Have yet to see one jam with any factory ammo, including those steel-cased rounds.
  • Gene LGene L Senior Member Posts: 11,674 Senior Member
    I've never liked the 92. They're BIG, and are a old design from that has not worn well.  I have no idea how they won the military contract, but they did, replacing a pistol designed in 1911 with one designed in the 1930s. I guess the choices were limited back when they won the contract.  I have seen fellow LEOs who love it, maybe because it's easier to shoot than whatever they had before.  BIG side-holster gun.
    Concealed carry is for protection, open carry is for attention.
  • TugarTugar Senior Member Posts: 2,214 Senior Member
    Chomper55 said:

    You have not noticed any accuracy advantage with the longer barrel of the Beretta compared to the Ruger ?
    No. Both the Ruger at 3.5 inch and the M&P at 4.25 hold groups roughly the same size as the 92FS. The Beretta is 4.9 inch, but a longer barrel isn't always more accurate. 
    Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.
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