Bersa thunder 9 vs Taurus 809?

Discussion in 'Semi-Auto Handguns' started by snapdragon75, Dec 30, 2013.

  1. snapdragon75

    snapdragon75 New Member

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    Just want some opinions from my brothers and sisters in the firearms community... I'm looking for a new handgun.... Bersa thunder 9 or Taurus 809?
     
  2. snapdragon75

    snapdragon75 New Member

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    I'm thinking of buying one of the two...
    I need help from my bro' sans sis's in the firearms community... Bersa thunder 9 or Taurus 809?
     

  3. snapdragon75

    snapdragon75 New Member

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    What post talks about ammo.
     
  4. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    Both are 9mm.

    There is a sub section for ammo.
     
  5. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    Both are 9mm.
    There is a subsection for ammo.
     
  6. snapdragon75

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  7. JonM

    JonM Moderator

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    Merged threads. Please don't make multiple threads on the same topic.

    The bersa thunder 9mm is a much better gun than the taurus. Between the two the thunder 9 is a no brainer.

    That being said I prefer the m9 beretta and xdm9 and cz75 over both those, by a long shot.
     
  8. snapdragon75

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    Sorry about the double thread my phone was acting up and I didn't think it went on... Thanks for your reply
     
  9. John_Deer

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    For the price of the Bersa thunder pro $425. There are a lot of more desirable pistols. A friend bought a thunder 380 trying to resell it. No one is interested in the big 380. Bersa is not a brand that sells it's self. I would look for a brand that has a lot of fans. If you ever need to resell it you can recover most of your money.
     
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  10. snapdragon75

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    What is I add a M&P 9c to the mix?
    Bersa thunder 9, taurus 809 or Smith & Wesson M&P 9C?
     
  11. DrFootball

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    We are talking with both a Bersa Rep. And the CEO of Taurus at SHOT. I will do what I can to get some Info PDF files posted for you on Both Guns. I have nothing against either Gun, and have never shot either of those models, but: Have shot the 380 Thunder, and have an SS PT-92. My S&W exp. Is with very old 400 & 500 series guns.
     
  12. SSGN_Doc

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    Smith and Wesson over either of the other manufacturers.
     
  13. DrFootball

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    My friend, our HOA Pres. And local PD Sgt. Has never carried anything But S&W in 29 years of LE. Loves em.
     
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    What he said. Bersa is a much better gun than a taurus.
     
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  17. DrFootball

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    I kinda have a slight issue here as I handled both at SHOT. The 809 I would like a bit more if the Grips were closer to the PT-92/Beretta M9/M9A1....also handled all the Bersa's on Thursday of SHOT,..their (eagle impts.) metro arms line are hand assembled 1911's in Both 9 and 45! We will have a review forth coming...
     
  18. dalefan88

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    Love my two bersa's