My first was a Beretta model 86 .380 tilt barrel.
I had all kinds of problems with FTF,FTE etc... Traded it in for a 92fs and never looked back.
Turns out that there was probably nothing wrong with that gun other than operater error
All the things that a new handgunner does wrong, limpwristing, proper sight picture etc.
I guess we all have to start somewhere.