Don Summers’ Beretta PX4 Storm Every Day Carry Pistol (VIDEO)
By Don Summers
As a writer for Guns.com, I am often tasked with recording the stories of everyday gun owners and their concealed carry setups. For once, though, I want to turn the story on myself.
When I received my concealed carry permit I faced a lack of time and cash. Unable to head to the local gun shop to peruse the offerings, let alone purchase, I opted to start my carry journey with a gun I already owned — the Beretta PX4 Storm.
The smallest gun I owned, I purchased an Outside-the-Waistband, leather holster from Beretta for the sub-compact. It seemed fine and was intended as a temporary solution, just to get me by until I could drum up another holster and gun. After a few months, though, my hopes for a newer gun faded. I headed to the range with the PX4, realizing the need for practice and training since this would serve as my dedicated CC pistol.
The PX4’s heavier frame helps mitigate recoil and gives the author a secure hold. (Photo: Don Summers/Guns.com)
My expectations on performance were low — the PX4 lacks the hype of other models in the gun world and I expected to be disappointed. I was wrong. I was