Jun 30, · I've said it before, I'll repeat it againit is a very dangerous thing to manually decock a semi-auto. That is one of the design flaws on the CZ. The second is the idea of carrying cocked and locked. If your safety comes off, you had better hope that it's your lucky day and that you have a very heavy leather or kydex holster. Jan 19, · The original pistol uses a safety that allows cocked and locked carry and is what is called a selective double-action. The CZ 75 in its original and still current rendition requires the hammer be manually lowered to make the pistol safe. The new design was required by the Czech National Police.
If you want to carry cocked and locked, the CZ compact is your only option. I guess the P too, but that's a different animal altogether. Supposedly the P is shipping now too, which is a P with a different trigger system (Omega) that lets you configure the gun for either safety or decocker. Jan 02, · I originally assumed that it was ok to shoot my CZ starting cocked and locked, but I was informed at one match that CZs have to start hammer down. So I did that for the last few matches. However, upon reading the rulebook, I saw rule regarding ready .
A good number of double/single action pistols have a manual safety as well; the safety on a CZ can only be engaged whilst the hammer is cocked, making it specifically for cocked and locked carry. Grip Safety Serves As Redundancy. Nov 04, · The CZ 75 has also been used as the basis for several other handguns including the IWI Jericho series, the Tanfoglio TZ, the Chinese Norinco NZ and the Springfield P9. The ASG CZ 75 Danish group Action Sport Games A/S (ASG) produce a range of CO2 powered mm semi-auto and revolver replicas.
Feb 21, · CZ is common (those that have safeties and not already with a decocker) as you can carry it DA with hammer down or cocked-and-locked. I just don't get the "stupid" comments about manually decocking. It's not unsafe if you follow the safety rules. Dec 29, · I want to carry my CZ 75 compact,thumb safety, no decocker for ccw. The safety swipes on/off with very little pressure and there is no grip safety. This makes me not liking cocked and locked carry. The hammer can be lowered very easily to the half cock position and this also allows a little shorter trigger pull on that first double action shot.
There are plenty of reasons why you might want to use a as a duty pistol and quite a few reasons you might not want to. Single action pistols be it a This allows the CZ 75 to be carried with the hammer cocked with safety applied and a round chambered, ready for use simply by switching the safety off, a configuration known as condition 1. It is somewhat unusual for double-action pistols to have this "cocked and locked" type of safety; most such as the Walther P38 and the Beretta 92F have a.