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I am lookin for a new CZ but am torn with all their new models. I am leaning towards the CZ compact but am enticed by the alloy frame on the PCR and PO1... The ambidextrous controls on the CZ85 are interesting... I was just wondering about any members experiences with them. Any help would be appreciated.
 

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I opted for the CZ75 P01, for me it is very accurate and the fit and feel is great, light recoil and second shot recovery is excellent. Just my $0.02 worth.





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I was, at one time, looking at the CZ85 due to its ambidextrous controls and my left handed nature.

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Hi Strider72

I purchased this CZ85 brand new in 1991. I have fired over 2,500 rounds in it without a failure or parts replacement of any kind. If someone sent me to Mars and said I could only take one pistol, this would be it. I thought so much of it I decided to dress it up a little with some light engraving. It is a first rate, beautifully built gun with no ammo sensitivities at all, and the ergonomics are splendid. Here's the photo.


You will notice that this particular gun has the older narrow aperature sights and straight spur hammer. The newer models have better sights and a round spur hammer. The ambi slide stop works great. Here's a photographic comparison with the BHP to give you some idea of the relative size of the gun. It is slightly larger than the HP.



I hope this helps with your decision.

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I voted for the P01. While I don't have one, I do have an early 1990s CZ75, and I'm immensely pleased with it for several reasons:

1. Workmanship is great.

2. Accuracy is very, very good.

3. It's not "ammo sensitive. I've fed it a wide selection of ammunition from JHP reloads to full power NATO ball, White Box 115, Federal Hydra Shoks, Cor Bon 125s, and even some junk Olympic that wouldn't work in my BHPs. The CZ ate it all and didn't burp once.

4. I like the choice of cocked and locked or hammer down DA first shot capability.

5. It just feels good.

If everything good I've read about the P01 is true, I wouldn't be surprised at all, given my own experience with the earlier gun. I like the tactical rail on the P01, and the idea of a bayonet on a house gun just gives me goosebumps. Can you imagine a burglar trying to take it away from you? Hope his nickname isn't "Fingers." :)
 

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I'd get the CZ 75B SA Single Action version.
 

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Hello,

Based on my experience with the CZ-75B, I'd opt for the CZ-75B compact. I just plain like my full size one and can't think of any other reason not to get the compact version of the full-size one I like so much.

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I'd get the CZ 75B SA Single Action version.
Somehow I knew someone would say that and actually thought of putting it on the poll....

The only problem I have with the bayonet is I can't put a tactical light/laser and it on at the same time... ;)
 

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If I had to sell all of my CZs, the one I would hold onto the longest would be the CZ 75 P01. Perfect fit in my grip, accurate and reliable.

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[quote:tsehs4qz]I'd get the CZ 75B SA Single Action version.
Somehow I knew someone would say that and actually thought of putting it on the poll....

The only problem I have with the bayonet is I can't put a tactical light/laser and it on at the same time... ;)[/quote:tsehs4qz]

Uh, yes you can. The bayonet has a separate rail for the light or other doodad.
 

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Uh, yes you can. The bayonet has a separate rail for the light or other doodad.
I think we have left reality a little with that one.... ;)
 

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Somehow I knew someone would say that and actually thought of putting it on the poll....

The only problem I have with the bayonet is I can't put a tactical light/laser and it on at the same time... ;)
A laser guided bayonet, nice.
 

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Decisions..decisions.. right now the poll has the CZ compact and the PO1 tied. I was looking at the CZ compact more because I would like a ambidextrous safety option if possible... but the PO1 has that short trigger pull after decocking.... I may just have to get both.
 

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Better shoot one first, Mister Strider. I'm a died-in-the-wool-yellow-dog-CZ-nut who was hell-bent for a P01 until I fired one. It doesn't work for me. Excellent pistol, but the wrong one for my hand and firing techniques. (accurate summagun though!)
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Hello Gib,

Well sir,


I can't believe I'm the only one that likes the SP01.
It's on my want list at present. The main reason being that I am just totally intrigued with my "rehabbed" CZ-75B.

My fellow moderator, twoguns, owns the SP-01 and is very taken by it. His was worked over by Master CZ pistolsmith, Angus Hobnell.

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Hi Chris- That's Angus's work in the picture.
I just sent him my 75 in .40 for sights, hammer and action work.
Gib
 
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