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Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by tercel89, Jun 12, 2019.

  1. tercel89

    tercel89 Member

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    Which CZ75 version do you prefer ? The traditional double action/single action or single action only ? So far I'm leaning towards single action only due to possibly having fewer parts. I haven't owned a CZ in several years. Your thoughts ?
     
  2. dh1633pm

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    I had one a few years back when I lived in NM. I like the traditional single/double action.
     
  3. ATLDave

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    I don’t think the part count is different.
     
  4. DJW

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    like the 75B Omega. trigger does not "cam" back before release and seems lighter and more crisp than the standard 75B. mine is "convertible" and can be switched back and forth from de-cocker to conventional safely by user with supplied parts............found it at Bud's their # is 91136.
     
  5. tcj

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    I like the DA/SA as it is easier for me to do dry fire drills with it.
     
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  6. Mauser lover

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    I've got a DA/SA, but I carry single action, safety on.

    I think my next one will be SA only. Hoping for a better trigger.
     
  7. ATLDave

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    CZ's, particularly the non-competition-focused ones, seem to come with OOB triggers that are just all over the place. I have felt some that I would rate very good OOB, and some that felt as though they had been rolled in a mixture of kitty litter and white glue. But just because a particular specimen has a less-than-stellar trigger OOB doesn't mean it won't clean up very well with some polishing of internals.
     
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  8. HPCadm17

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    I've become used to DA/SA SIGs, so philosophically prefer that configuration for CCW. I don't yet own a CZ but like the feel of the compact versions and their decocker/safety implementation.
     
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  9. Rule3

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    SA DA Decocker
     
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    I have a number of SA/DA 75's. With the Cajun Gun Works Ulta Lite kit, the triggers are fantastic.
     
  11. viking499

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    DA/SA. Also prefer decocker.
     
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  12. frogfurr

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    DA/SA Decocker
     
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  13. John G C 1

    John G C 1 Member

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    If your hand is on the small side like mine, I think you will appreciate the SA if it is only a range gun. That DA trigger is pretty far forward if you have a small hand.

    If you have a smaller hand I would suggest getting a 75B SA. apparently they are not going to be making them in the future. If you love it and want better sights, they just get CGW or the CZshop to add on.
     
  14. viking499

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    Are you wanting a full-size gun or a compact model?

    The traditional CZ beavertail and I do not get along the best. I MUCH prefer the upswept tail. The full-size SA has the upswept tail, as does the SP-01, PCR and P-01. The standard 75 and compact 75 does not
     
  15. Jessesky

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    I think it depends on what you use it for and how you prefer to carry. Yes the SA only is more crisp, but maybe it’s too light for your comfort other than range and race gun use.

    I have mine DA/SA. It’s plenty good for a defensive scenario at home, and I have a light on it (SP01). The gun is a tank, and I wouldn’t carry it unless on an open carry holster with good support.
     
  16. I6turbo

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    I have 6 CZs, 3 with standard safeties and 3 with the decocker setup, but I don't have an Omega trigger. I'm such a big fan of the Cajun Gun Works parts for the standard trigger that I wouldn't go Omega for fear of not being happy with it.

    IME, the best a CZ trigger can get is to start with a non-firing-pin-block gun like the 85 Combat and then add the following parts:
    CGW 54460 Ultra-Lite Kit using the range hammer spring ( this kit alone provides a very noticeable improvement in both the DA and the SA trigger, plus makes it very easy to rack the slide. Racking a CZ slide isn't a problem, but with the Ultra-Lite Kit it's just much lighter.)
    CZ Pre-B short trigger reset (this is a CZ part)
    CGW 6-SAO trigger
    CGW Race Hammer Kit
    CGW floating trigger pin
    The result of the above modifications in my 85 Combat is an amazing light and creep-free trigger, essentially no camming back of the hammer before firing, and a short trigger reset (the trigger operates within the thickness of the trigger, seen below). In side by side comparisons, I've found this setup to be noticeably better than the factory target gun triggers like the Shadow series. I don't know how it would compare to a factory single-action competition gun like the Czechmate, which I would expect to be extremely nice, but I've never fondled one.
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    Note that with the decocker guns, you wouldn't want to convert to single-action only (for safety reasons), and therefore you can't get all of the fabulous trigger features that the above gun has. However, if I were okay with DA/SA, I'd go with the decocker version because it is just so quick, easy and foolproof/forgiving to lower the hammer on, especially for someone not comfortable with thumbing the hammer down or someone old enough that they don't fully trust their grip.

    My most recent CZ acquisition was a 75 SP-01 decocker (so-called Tactical). I decided that I like the decocker enough that I'll forego the SAO setup, and just make the DA/SA trigger as good as I can. I got lucky as it has a relatively great factory trigger out of the box, so it's off to a good start.

    If I had to choose only one CZ, and I wasn't going to spend the $ for one of the high-end competition guns, I'd go with the SP-01 and put some CGW parts in it to make the trigger to my liking. Or if I had to leave it stock, I'd still go with the SP-01. If I didn't care about having a rail, I might go with an 85 Combat if I had patience to locate one. After adding a Crimson Trace CMR-206 to my P-01 I became a BIG fan of the green laser, hence I want a rail on the full-size CZ, hence the SP-01.

    All that said, it's nearly impossible to go wrong with a CZ handgun, you just need to do your homework to figure out which one is BEST for you. They are all great though, IME.
     
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  17. Jessesky

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    I was thinking about the Cajun gun works trigger for my SP-01, but wow it’s expensive! Some $250 if I remember?

    I have heard nothing but good from them though. I plan to order a stainless guide rod soon
     
  18. JDGray

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    I like the looks of the SA model, and I installed the CGW flat trigger in both my SA and 97B. I don't care for the DA reach, so I just do away with it! lol. All CZ triggers are gritty, and need either a comp hammer, or some factory hammer stoning to be good.(Or a lot of shooting)
     
  19. viking499

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    CZ decocker guns can not be converted to SAO.
     
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    Although Cajun Gun works does very nice work a CZ DA SA with decocker is pretty nice right out of the box. After trying many DA SA and DA only in gun shops the CZ's trigger was much better than the others that I tried.
     
  21. Steve S.

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    Got to view/ hold a CZ Shadow Target II this afternoon - fabulous SA and DA trigger, outstanding fit and finish - the price point for that quality is exceptional. Got to have one!
     
  22. I6turbo

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    CGW told me that they can be converted, but they don't support or recommend it because without the safety it's not safe. I've never looked into it to see if that's the case, but assumed it was given the source.
     
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  23. I6turbo

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    The Ultra-Lite kit improves them significantly for about $50. Then you can add the race hammer kit for about $125 or so (going from memory here) and make a lot more difference.

    None of my CZs have had bad triggers from the factory -- no grit or anything like that, not terribly heavy -- but I like them lighter and I like to get rid of most or all of the camming-back if they have very much of it. But from the factory they are better to my tastes than a huge majority of other handguns. It's just that the GCW parts can make them better to the point that the factory setup seems kinda bad. I think my SP-01 had the best factory trigger of any so far, or possibly the 97B was as good. Now they all have Ultra-Lite kits at the least.
     
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  24. viking499

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    I guess you could, but the safety and decocker located in different place. So, unless you drilled a hole, no safety or decocker could be used. Would seem like a waste to me.
     
  25. marksman13

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    I like my 75B Omega. I will own a 75B SAO if the good Lord’s willing and the creek don’t rise.
     
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