The Beretta PX4 Compact Semi Auto Pistol is an ideal carry gun for just about anyone. It features a lightweight polymer frame, ambidextrous safety, interchangeable back straps, and a stainless steel barrel which all lead the PX4 to ideal carry gun status. The integral Picatinny accessory rail is ideal for mounting a laser. Its modular construction allows you to interchange back straps to perfectly fit your hand and shooting style, while the slide lock and safety are ambidextrous; in addition, the magazine release is reversible, meaning that you can easily train with and use your PX4 with either hand. Specifications: Family: PX4 Storm Series Model: PX4 Storm Compact Type: Semi-Auto Pistol Action: Double / Single Action Finish: Matte Black Frame: Polymer Frame Grips: Black polymer Weight: 27.3 oz. Caliber: 9mm Capacity: 15+1 # of mags: 2 Magazine desc: 15 rd. Barrel length: 3.2" Overall length: 6.8" SIGHTS: 3-Dot Sight System SAFETY: Safety and Decock ADDL INFO: Ambidextrous Slide Stop Lever ADDL INFO: Interchangeable Back Straps ADDL INFO: Accepts Full Size Magazines
The slide shouldn't be that hard to rack on this. I would contact Beretta and get this looked at asap. Beretta stands by their products. 1-800-BERETTA I think once you get used to the trigger and safety you will really like the PX4. My wife loves hers.