Everything about Beretta 86

Beretta 86

About Beretta 86

The Beretta 86 is a semi-automatic, compact, blowback operated pistol that was designed by the Beretta in Italy. Production of the Beretta 86
began in the 1976 the pistol is chambered in .380 Auto.


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About Beretta 86

Thr Beretta 86 is a semi-automatic pistol that arrived to the market in 1976. It was produced by Beretta in Italy and wa a model chambered in .380 Auto. The magazine release button is placed in the left side of the grip, located between the grip retaining screws. The frame is made of aluminum alloy. Slide and barrel are either made of carbon steel or stainless steel. Beretta 86 is a hard-to-obtain gun.

The “80” model line of Beretta is a new generation of compact pistols that appeared in 1976. The models are 81, 82, 84, 85 and 87. They have many similarities in appearance, major dimensions and design. They have differed in calibers and magazine capacities. They may be hard to recognize and at first you may fail to notice the right one, but we are here to help you get to know them better. This line of Beretta pistols includes also models for plinking and target shooting.

The whole line is blowback operated, hammer fired guns, they all have an ambidextrous safety. The slides famously resemble the Beretta 92 slide, an open-top pattern. The frames are made of light alloy and slides are made of steel. All of these pistols have fixed sights, dovetailed into the slide. The grips vary and finishes vary. Grips can be plastic or wooden and the finish can be blued or nickel.

Beretta 86 facts

Beretta summary

Type: semi automatic

Caliber: .380 Auto

Weight: 1.4 lbs

Length: 7.3 in.

Barrel length: 4.4 in.

Magazine capacity: 8 rounds


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