Beretta 92/96 Series .22LR Practice Kit Reviews

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Most Helpful Positive Review

28 out of 30 people found the following review helpful

5 out of 5

Worth Every Penny

 

I've had my kit for over 4 years now. I put 800 rds through it the first day I bought it. It is very good to practice trigger transitions, introduce new shooters to the Beretta, and get lots of good reps w/out spending a fortune. Never had any failures to feed - any problems have been with the ammo. Only gripe I have is that the magazines are very expensive. I wish they held more rds. It would be nice if Beretta offered the .22 kit as a package deal with a new 92 - two guns in one. Bottom line: it's worth every penny.

Most Helpful Critical Review

17 out of 19 people found the following review helpful

3 out of 5

Misleading Documentation

 

Got my Training kit today and in the docs it states that the practice kit contains three different recoil springs to work with different types of ammo. Mine didn't have that, so I called customer support and they said that it no longer ships with that. They also couldn't tell me what lb the spring was that shipped with the kit. That's fine, i guess I'll figure out what works, but update your product documentation.

Average Rating

4.5 out of 5
 

Based on 35 reviews

34% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
 
 
 

28 out of 30 people found the following review helpful

5 out of 5

Worth Every Penny

 

I've had my kit for over 4 years now. I put 800 rds through it the first day I bought it. It is very good to practice trigger transitions, introduce new shooters to the Beretta, and get lots of good reps w/out spending a fortune. Never had any failures to feed - any problems have been with the ammo. Only gripe I have is that the magazines are very expensive. I wish they held more rds. It would be nice if Beretta offered the .22 kit as a package deal with a new 92 - two guns in one. Bottom line: it's worth every penny.

 
 

17 out of 17 people found the following review helpful

5 out of 5

cheap practice

 

received the unit about 10days ago.It replaces the .40 cal barrel and slide with no problem. I have about 100 CCI mini mags and 350 federal 36 grain jhps through it with only one failure to eject. Good for practicing DA to SA transition without spending a fortune.

 
 

17 out of 19 people found the following review helpful

3 out of 5

Misleading Documentation

 

Got my Training kit today and in the docs it states that the practice kit contains three different recoil springs to work with different types of ammo. Mine didn't have that, so I called customer support and they said that it no longer ships with that. They also couldn't tell me what lb the spring was that shipped with the kit. That's fine, i guess I'll figure out what works, but update your product documentation.

 
 

13 out of 21 people found the following review helpful

3 out of 5

Seems a bit expensive

 

Ok, I get that it mounts to my existing 92FS frame and all, but for less that $350 that Beretta is asking one could get Beretta Neos, or a Ruger Mark III, or a S&W 22A and not have to fuss with switching things around. I'm consdering this but leaning towards getting a whole separate firearm for much less.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
 
 

8 out of 10 people found the following review helpful

5 out of 5

92 Practice kit

 

I just got the practice kit about a week ago. I ordered it on a Tuesday and it was in my hands on Thursday. Shipping was free. I think it is great. I have only shot about 300 rounds through it with only one failure to eject. I have never had a failure with the 9mm. The aluminium slide is much lighter then the stainless. It's great using the same grip and trigger pull for practice. Rear sights are adjustable but it shoots perfect right out of the box. The speed loader is helpful in the loading the magazine. The magazine is only 10 rounds. A larger mag would be nice. Ammo is super cheap. So I can use more ammo working drills before switching back to 9MM. Glad I bought it.

 
 

4 out of 4 people found the following review helpful

5 out of 5

Pricey but worth it..I think

 

I was interested in buying one of these and was watching the Beretta web site as they were out of stock. As soon as I saw they were in stock I ordered it. Very fast shipping. Once received , I wiped it down with oil and assembled the kit on my 92FS. I took it to the range and fired several magazines of Federal HV value pack ammo without any issues. Then for grins and chuckles I fired several magazines of Federal Target (711b). I was told that I should use only HV ammo in any conversion unit, but it functioned just fine with the target ammo. Accuracy was better than expected, at 7yds, 10 shots into a quarter size group and most of those shots in a single hole a nickel would cover. Not a target 22 but pretty good. I had 1 failure to feed at round 97 but that was the only issue. As far as the practice kit theory, the gun has many differences in weight, recoil, and it seemed the trigger felt a little different. All in all I think it is going to work but that is to be determined. I would at this point recommend this product to friends.

 
 

4 out of 4 people found the following review helpful

5 out of 5

lightweight

 

Practice Kit makes the 92 too light. My all steel CZ Kadet is more accurate and keeps CZ gun weight like original centerfire caliber. Sorry I bought the Beretta kit.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? No
 
 

3 out of 3 people found the following review helpful

5 out of 5

Totally worth it

 

I am a Beretta 92 fanatic. I love the feel, the accuracy, and the dis/re-assembly. So when I saw that they also made a .22 conversion kit, I knew I should get one. First of all, my .22 conversion kit may be unique, but it fails to fire on Federal 36gr ammo. I even had a Beretta gunsmith put in a new firing pin and spring (100% free of charge under Beretta's excellent customer service). But it still would fail to fire Federal 36gr. Then I tried Remington, Winchester, and CCI: no failures to fire. I don't blame Beretta at all, afterall, it's a high quality handgun, so pay a few dollars more for higher quality ammo. The .22 conversion kit is a solid practice opportunity for 92 fans. I recommend it for anyone who loves their 92 and want to shoot a lot more, but not pay for high priced 9mm ammo.

 
 

3 out of 3 people found the following review helpful

5 out of 5

it's great--really

 

Not really, just wanted to see if this was posted. I think the practice kit makes the 92 way too light. I much prefer my CZ 75 adapters as they keep the pistol the same weight as the centerfire.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
 
 

3 out of 3 people found the following review helpful

5 out of 5

Great kit

 

I highly recommend one of these kits. I have put about 100 rounds through mine so far. I bought mine for an Italian 92F that I have had for about 25 years. The adjustable sights are super and easy to adjust. Can't go wrong with this kit.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
 
 

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