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CZ 75 compact question

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by uncledoodoo, Feb 12, 2013.


  1. uncledoodoo

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    I have a potential trade, my Glock 23 for a CZ 75 compact. It was supposedly made in 1993 and doesn't say "B" on the side (just says "CZ 75 Compact". Did the compact come along after the B so that it would have the upgrades (internal firing-pin block in particular)? Its a beautiful piece but I don't want the troubles I've heard associated with the older CZs.

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  2. raven11

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    you should be good, the CZ75 Compact isn't marked B even on the newer models
     

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  3. uncledoodoo

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    Thanks Raven11.

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    Not sure about the internals of that gun, UncleDodoo, but the CZ75s I have owned work flawlessly.
     
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  5. uncledoodoo

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    Its a beauty for sure. I guess I'll do it. Would like to know if anyone knows if this one from 93 should have the internal block, or can find a link to what one would look like internally (the guy who has it got it on a trade and doesn't know anything about it, got it from an old guy who had it for years)
     
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    The Compacts are good to go. I don't think they made compact model before the safety change so they didn't have to differentiate. but I could be wrong. I don't think the safety would keep me from one though, in fact I'd like a "pre B" myself. I don't have Pre so I can't take a comparison pic, sorry.

    I absolutely love mine after 4 years. Those grips and the blue finish are downright gorgeous. I love my Chrome model, which they dropped this year, but that one is nice.
     
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    I would make that trade all day long.
     
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    Doesn't the finger grove trigger guard give it away as a 'B' as opposed to the rounded one on the 'pre B'?
     
  9. uncledoodoo

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    427, I don't know CZ's but my research in the last few hours would indicate the same thing. Once again, I love the knowledge you find on here, thanks guys! I'll post better pics once I have it. Anybody know where to get mags for it? I heard CZ sells them but I don't see any mags on their main website.
     
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    I'd make that trade in a heartbeat. CZ's are some fine pistols and that one appears to be in wonderful condition.
     
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    All day long and twice on Sunday. I have one. The most accurate and sweetest compact weapon I own. Every polymer gun I own would leave my house before my compact CZ would. If you're not sure about the deal put me in touch with the seller. I'll take it.
     
  12. uncledoodoo

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    Its home now, safe and sound. Must have come from Commifornia since it has a 10-round mag. Anybody know where I can get mags right now?
     
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    Check the cz site till they get more in, you picked a heck of a time to shop for standard capacity magazines :wavey:

    http://shop.cz-usa.com/C-127/COMPACT.aspx
     
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    CZ Custom Shop will have everything you'll need (when this crisis is over)and they ship super-fast. Angus and the guys there don't play.
     
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    So does it have the firing pin block or not?

    You can see the blocker plunger on the underside of the slide, if you remove or retract the slide.
     
  17. uncledoodoo

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    elsolo, it has a small semi-circle black plunger so I guess its good. That's good to know, thanks for the info. This is a 93, so I guess that's the last year they said Czechoslovakia on them? This gun is in excellent+ condition. Can't wait to get it to the range. My brother just called and said walmart had a lot of 9mm in stock today.
     
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    Yes get the mag's at CDNN they are much lest. Or try top gun. You will love the cz,75compact I do.
     
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    Just a note: CZ'S like 124gr ammo better then 115gr ammo & if yours as a plastic guild rod(may not its older) get a steel one from CZ just call them up. I did that with all my CZ'S.
     
  20. uncledoodoo

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    thanks for the tip. It has a stainless guide rod. Will that help with 115gr? I really detest finicky guns, hope this one can shoot whatever I find to feed it.