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Hello, folks!
Probably will not tell you anything new, but still...
Just got the PT92 that came from the factory with Hogue grips and gray cerakote slide. Built in Feb. 2018.

* I am happy with the overall quality if the pistol (my 1st Taurus, have 15 others).

* The grip is a bit too fat for me, would like to try the factory grip panels.

* Took me about 100 rounds to figure out the sight alignment / sight picture, since it is very different from anything else I have/had.
Was shooting low, quite low at 7 yards... An unexpected setback.
The method that works for me the best is to raise the front sight so that the top edge of the rear sight cuts the dot on the front sight in half.

* The recoil is super manageable

* Was resting my support hand thumb on the front portion of the slide lock, forcing the slide lockup after each shot... Doh!
Took me a bit to find a comfy position for my left hand.

* Gun eats various ammo no problem.

* Definitely a keeper. This is my only 5" barrel piece.

Wish aftermarket support was better, though..... I would appreciate a reduced reach trigger, a flatter trigger too, thinner grips.

Cheers, all! Good shooting!
 

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Glad you're getting the hang of it. The PT92 is one of my more prized possessions, pistol-wise. It and its smaller sibling, the PT58, are classics.
 

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I bought my PT92 AFS about 6 months after shooting one for the first time. It's a very accurate pistol with a huge capacity of 18 +1 with the Mec Gar magazines and I find mine to shoot POA with the three dots lined up and the front dot covering the intended spot on the target at 15 yards. Drawbacks included the weight of the pistol fully loaded which makes me pretty tired after emptying 2 or 3 magazines. I either need to swing those dumbbells a bit more and/or take more vitamins. :rolleyes: The stock is also on the large side as you have found and mine game with their stock plastic grip panels which I didn't care for either from an aesthetics angle. That prompted me to search for thinner panels I bought the Hogue grips which improved the feel of the gun, but did little for the overall thickness, then bought the wooden ones in the pictures from the seller off EBay who ships from Thailand. IIRC I have also seen aluminum grips but were at a price point that was too high (although that may have been CZ Compact grip panels)

Not sure what yours shooting low involves. Maybe try shooting it from a sandbag rest or have another shooter try it to see if it's the gun or something you're doing. Let us know who it works going forward!

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I have a stainless PT92 and it's a great shooter. I have the hogue rubber grips and so far that has been the best to address size and grip texture for me. I used a set of wood grips for a while which really look great but the grip became a bit thicker.


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I bought my PT92 AFS about 6 months after shooting one for the first time. It's a very accurate pistol with a huge capacity of 18 +y1 with the Mec Gar magazines and I find mine to shoot POA with the three dots lined up and the front dot covering the intended spot on the target at 15 yards. Drawbacks included the weight of the pistol fully loaded which makes me pretty tired after emptying 2 or 3 magazines. I either need to swing those dumbbells a bit more and/or take more vitamins. :rolleyes: The stock is also on the large side as you have found and mine game with their stock plastic grip panels which I didn't care for either from an aesthetics angle. That prompted me to search for thinner panels I bought the Hogue grips which improved the feel of the gun, but did little for the overall thickness, then bought the wooden ones in the pictures from the seller off EBay who ships from Thailand. IIRC I have also seen aluminum grips but were at a price point that was too high (although that may have been CZ Compact grip panels)

Not sure what yours shooting low involves. Maybe try shooting it from a sandbag rest or have another shooter try it to see if it's the gun or something you're doing. Let us know who it works going forward!

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Nice pistol Mr.Czeckbiker I was wondering if you got the SS slide or did you polish everything out yourself
 

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^^ That's the PT 92 AFS with the SS slide OEM. It's got the alloy frame...thank goodness as it still weighs a LOT.
 

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I may have a pair of factory plastic panels paying around.

If you are interested, and I can get my hands on them you are welcome to them.
 

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I have a stainless PT100 with laser site as my nightstand gun, a couple blued PT92s, a couple PT96s, and a PT917 set up for competition shooting, but here are my babies...PT58, one with adjustable rear sight and decocker, one without.

 

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How well do they do with coated bullets? I have a friend with a 92 and he will be wanting to load up some ammo for it.
 

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How well do they do with coated bullets? I have a friend with a 92 and he will be wanting to load up some ammo for it.
My 92 handles lead powder coated bullets very well
I have found it likes 124 and up and on the higher end for powder
My 92 is a way out there pistol , I don't even bother shooting it 15yds or less
 

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My 92 handles lead powder coated bullets very well
I have found it likes 124 and up and on the higher end for powder
My 92 is a way out there pistol , I don't even bother shooting it 15yds or less
Awesome stuff! His ran my G34 loads which are Blue Bullets 147gr FP w/ 2.8gr Titegroup @ 1.140 OAL. Will have to test some 124's eventually too.
 

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Will have to test some 124's eventually too.
I'm running Berry's 124 grain Flat Points over 4.8 grains of WST, which run 1130 fps from my PT92's five inch barrel.
Most all of my modern 9mm Pistols love it!


9mm 124 grn FP
.38 Spec. 158 grn FP
.45 200 grn FP
 

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Hello, folks!
Probably will not tell you anything new, but still...
Just got the PT92 that came from the factory with Hogue grips and gray cerakote slide. Built in Feb. 2018.

* I am happy with the overall quality if the pistol (my 1st Taurus, have 15 others).

* The grip is a bit too fat for me, would like to try the factory grip panels.

* Took me about 100 rounds to figure out the sight alignment / sight picture, since it is very different from anything else I have/had.
Was shooting low, quite low at 7 yards... An unexpected setback.
The method that works for me the best is to raise the front sight so that the top edge of the rear sight cuts the dot on the front sight in half.

* The recoil is super manageable

* Was resting my support hand thumb on the front portion of the slide lock, forcing the slide lockup after each shot... Doh!
Took me a bit to find a comfy position for my left hand.

* Gun eats various ammo no problem.

* Definitely a keeper. This is my only 5" barrel piece.

Wish aftermarket support was better, though..... I would appreciate a reduced reach trigger, a flatter trigger too, thinner grips.

Cheers, all! Good shooting!
The low left shot placement isn't your sights, it's your grip. It sounds like you are right handed and need better wrist angle and grip with your left hand.
I have a PT99 I bought new around 1985 (guessing) and a PT917C. Love both of them. Great shooters. I keep one in the bedside table.
 

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Bought my PT92 AF used. After fixing an issue with the extractor and putting Beretta 92 thin grips (modified/butchered to fit) it's a great fit and excellent shooter. My range ammo is 124gr American Eagle, Blazer Brass, or Fiocchi. I also use 124gr Fed HST, Speer Gold Dot, Remington Golden Saber for defensive ammo. It shoots all of it with no problems.

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