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#7108236 - 03/11/18 06:54 PM Beretta shoots low
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My Beretta PX4 9mm shoots great, but low. Sights are not adjustable, so I suppose my only option is to adjust the reloads. Iím shooting 115 gr JHPs that are loaded warm but not hot. Would shooting a heavier bullet bring that POI up? Iím a revolver guy, so this problem is new to me.

I suppose I could just aim a bit higher, but that isnít my preferred solution.

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#7108245 - 03/11/18 07:03 PM Re: Beretta shoots low [Re: 603Country]
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You could always take a file and lower the rear front sight a bit.... 2cents
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#7108252 - 03/11/18 07:06 PM Re: Beretta shoots low [Re: SnakeWrangler]
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Originally Posted By: SnakeWrangler
You could always take a file and lower the rear sight a bit.... 2cents



Lower the rear? Needs to lower the front.
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#7108253 - 03/11/18 07:07 PM Re: Beretta shoots low [Re: 603Country]
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wouldn't that make it shoot lower? seems filing the front sight would be the trick to bring it up

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#7108255 - 03/11/18 07:10 PM Re: Beretta shoots low [Re: spankyttx]
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Originally Posted By: HWY_MAN
Originally Posted By: SnakeWrangler
You could always take a file and lower the rear sight a bit.... 2cents



Lower the rear? Needs to lower the front.
Originally Posted By: spankyttx
wouldn't that make it shoot lower? seems filing the front sight would be the trick to bring it up


I fixed it...I was thinking backwards....
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#7108309 - 03/11/18 07:56 PM Re: Beretta shoots low [Re: 603Country]
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$79 for a set of adjustable sights from Beretta.

http://www.berettausa.com/en-us/beretta-px4-series-adjustable-rear-sight-and-front-sight/e00457/

You could also put a lower front sight or taller rear sight on it.
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#7108317 - 03/11/18 08:06 PM Re: Beretta shoots low [Re: 603Country]
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Shooting a heavier bullet would raise the poi.
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#7108326 - 03/11/18 08:10 PM Re: Beretta shoots low [Re: 603Country]
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What do the sights look like?
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#7108334 - 03/11/18 08:14 PM Re: Beretta shoots low [Re: okie44]
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Originally Posted By: okie44
Shooting a heavier bullet would raise the poi.


Heavier bullets fall faster, right? Gravity?
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#7108343 - 03/11/18 08:21 PM Re: Beretta shoots low [Re: BigPig]
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Originally Posted By: BigPig
Originally Posted By: okie44
Shooting a heavier bullet would raise the poi.


Heavier bullets fall faster, right? Gravity?


Travel slower, spend longer in the barrel, theoretically should hit higher because recoil should point the barrel higher.
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#7108348 - 03/11/18 08:24 PM Re: Beretta shoots low [Re: Tactical Cowboy]
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Originally Posted By: Tactical Cowboy
Originally Posted By: BigPig
Originally Posted By: okie44
Shooting a heavier bullet would raise the poi.


Heavier bullets fall faster, right? Gravity?


Travel slower, spend longer in the barrel, theoretically should hit higher because recoil should point the barrel higher.


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#7108373 - 03/11/18 08:42 PM Re: Beretta shoots low [Re: 603Country]
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iíll try the heavier bullets. Canít hurt. And iíll think about buying the adjustable sights. Thanks for the suggestion on the sights.

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#7108390 - 03/11/18 08:56 PM Re: Beretta shoots low [Re: VAFish]
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Originally Posted By: VAFish
$79 for a set of adjustable sights from Beretta.

http://www.berettausa.com/en-us/beretta-px4-series-adjustable-rear-sight-and-front-sight/e00457/

You could also put a lower front sight or taller rear sight on it.

Now whats the fun in that.....
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#7108597 - 03/12/18 08:04 AM Re: Beretta shoots low [Re: 603Country]
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try a "drive the dot" sight picture instead of using the top of the front sight post?

if that doesn't work, just replace the front sight post. You can buy different heights, just have to do some research on what you have so you can find a suitable replacement.

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#7108615 - 03/12/18 08:21 AM Re: Beretta shoots low [Re: 603Country]
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7 yards?
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