The Beretta Px4 Storm is arguably one of the best handguns in the world. Sheer durability, excellent ergonomics, and uncontested performance are just some of its traits!
Beretta Px4 Storm: The Tough Little Handgun
The Beretta Px4 Storm is a renowned NATO-certified DA/SA semi-automatic pistol. Its absolute durability, ergonomics, reliability and interchangeable parts make it a top choice for military and police personnel all over the world. It is very easy to operate that is why it is also a favorite for personal, home defense and concealed carry. It comes in different calibers, 9x19mm, .45 ACP, and .40 S&W. I had the chance to fire a Beretta Px4 Storm and the first things that come to my mind are smooth, easy to shoot and accurate.
The Beretta Px4 Storm is a semi-automatic, short recoil barrel pistol chambered in 9mm, .40 S&W, and .45 ACP. It has a locked-breech with a rotating barrel and reinforced fiberglass technopolymer frame. It has an external hammer that when cocked back can change the trigger pull from double action (long pull) to single action (short pull). The Px4 also features Picatinny rail for mounting lights and lasers, interchangeable front sight, reversible magazine catch, chrome lined bore, internal recoil buffer, and an ambidextrous safety that acts a decocking lever. And to prevent it from AD, it has a visible automatic firing pin block. This pistol comes in four variations. To find out more about the Beretta Px4 Storm, check out the specs below.
- Barrel: 4”
- Caliber: 9mm, .40 S&W, .45 ACP
- Capacity: 14+1 rounds (.40 S&W), 10+1 rounds (.45 ACP), 17+1 rounds (9x19mm)
- Trigger: Double-action/single-action
- Finish: Bruniton non-reflective black coating
- Grips: Textured Polymer
- Frame: Polymer
- Sights: Three-dot
- Weight: 27.7-28.2 oz
Ease of Use and Performance
The Beretta Px4 Storm is very accurate and very easy to operate. One cool feature of this pistol is the rotary barrel which disperses recoil energy away from the shooter’s hand and exceedingly decreases muzzle jumps thus making this handgun fast and accurate. Disassembling and reassembling is also very easy to do. It also comes with two extra back straps to give shooters more comfortable feel.
Pros and Cons
There are a lot of good things about the Beretta Px4 Storm and one of them is its toughness. The design can withstand rigorous shooting and fits very well the military standard for durability. It can fire thousands and thousands of rounds with zero part breakages. Another awesome thing about the Px4 is it comes in different calibers. I like this pistol in 9mm. The lines are snag-free making unholstering and reholstering fluid and easy. The rotating barrel is simply superb in soaking up recoil allowing it for quicker target acquisition between shots. Although I like this pistol, I still think it is a disadvantage for concealed carry. While some of you may not like the slide-mounted safety but with a little practice, it will grow on you.
Overall Verdict and Price
I definitely recommend the Beretta Px4 Storm if you’re looking for an accurate, reliable, easy to operate and undoubtedly durable handgun. And because there a lot of law enforcers around the globe using this pistol, it is safe to say its performance is absolutely satisfying. You can get this pistol between $500-$600.
Watch this video to know more about the Beretta Px4 Storm and see how it performs!
With its ability to endure relentless shooting and continuously bringing accurate performances, there is no doubt this Beretta is issued as a service pistol for a number of law enforcers and military personnel. The Beretta Px4 Storm is a quality pistol also ideal for personal or home defense. It may be a little bulky for concealed carry but this pistol will surely save your behind when SHTF!
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Editor’s Note – This post was originally published in June 2015 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.
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