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Old 03-02-2014, 08:55 PM   #1
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Can anyone identify the make and model of the pistol being shot by Oscar Pistorius (on trial for homicide in South Africa)?

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Old 03-02-2014, 09:03 PM   #2
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Looks to be a stainless steel Beretta 92FS.

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In this resolution, most likely a stainless-finished Beretta 92 or its clone.

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Safety is like that of the earlier 92 Beretta, or the Taurus 92. The shorter barrel is like that of the Centurion compact.

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The mismatch of color between slide and frame plus the pimped hammer, and coarse slide serrations..... makes me think it a Taurus.

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Frame mounted safety, and its not a Steel I so its a Taurus of some make.

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Kind of hard to tell, but likely a Vector Z-88 Beretta 92 clone or Vector SP-1.

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Beretta 92 Compact Stainless earlier model from the mid-80's to mid 90's...


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It does look like a Beretta 92 Compact but the pistol doesn't have an ambidextrous safety. All the 92 Compacts seem to have the safety on both sides.

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It does look like a Beretta 92 Compact but the pistol doesn't have an ambidextrous safety. All the 92 Compacts seem to have the safety on both sides.



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The current ones all do, on the older ones it wasn't std. You either added it or it was extra from the factory...


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