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How to date a CZ rifle.....

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by viking499, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. viking499

    viking499 Well-Known Member

    Does the serial number reveal the year of manufacture? Or is there another way?
  2. ArmedBear

    ArmedBear Well-Known Member

    Many of CZ's rifles are quite attractive, but I don't think I'd want to date one.:D

    (Sorry. It's a new year. I couldn't help myself.)
  3. viking499

    viking499 Well-Known Member

    I knew it was coming when I typed the title........
  4. Uncle Mike

    Uncle Mike Well-Known Member

    Like you never dated a CZ, armedbear! lol hehehehe
  5. 52grain

    52grain Well-Known Member

    I wouldn't want to date one of those- the glossy walnut stocks and polished blue metal- might make my Savages jealous.
  6. Uncle Mike

    Uncle Mike Well-Known Member

    heheheheh Savage is like one of those ugly gals that wash, cook, clean, do whatever you want, twice and raise the kids in church! She may not be the best looking gal at the ball, but she'll get ALL the work done, and done well!
  7. viking499

    viking499 Well-Known Member

    Dated a Savage in school.........:rolleyes:
  8. benzy2

    benzy2 Well-Known Member

    My 527 had the date "04" stamped on the barrel which puts it as a 2004 manufacture. Not sure on anything older if they used the same system. The stamp marks are near the chamber end of the barrel.
  9. JohnBT

    JohnBT Well-Known Member

    They should be marked, unless they're very old.

    CZ pistols should have a two digit number stamped near the ejection port that indicates the year of manufacture.
  10. wishin

    wishin Well-Known Member

    LOL. It's pretty bad when you come on here wanting to learn something about guns, and then find yourself laughing and enjoying the repartee so much that you don't care what the object of the post was.:what:
  11. viking499

    viking499 Well-Known Member

    Just checked, mine has a 2004 date on it. Thanks for the help, but continue with the "dating" fun........:rolleyes:
  12. UranusDestiny

    UranusDestiny Well-Known Member

    It isn't that hard to date a CZ, she'll be all over you, the moment she czechs out your guns :p
  13. berettaprofessor

    berettaprofessor Well-Known Member

    ....and if she likes you after czeching your guns, she may show you the secrets to her Velvet Revolution amongst the Moravian hillsides.
  14. Tamlin

    Tamlin Well-Known Member

    Do you still have to buy her flowers and pay for dinner? Or do the Czechs believe in going Dutch?
  15. rangerruck

    rangerruck Well-Known Member

    Cz's as we all know, ar fond of anything late 80's and early 90's...
    wear some Drakkar Noir, bring a mixed tape with the Smiths and the Cure,
    Depeche Mode, and Nine Inch Nails on it...she will so be yours!
    Cz's are also such Eurotrash, so have some decent old school Raver music
    on it as well.

    Other than that, if it has no STENCILLING MARKS on it, and no mention of Kansas City on it, then it has to be at least 5 or 6 years old, and proly more like 10 or more if it still has the old Cyrillic lanuage on it anywhere.

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