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CZ 85 B Question

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by RVTECH, Mar 21, 2011.

  1. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    I went a took a second look at the CZ 85B I previously posted about. Looked a lot better this time! Anyway if this is the ambidextrous version of the 75 what exactly is ambi about it? The safety was only on the left side. Did I miss something? Thanks.
     
  2. 9mmMike

    9mmMike Gladstone, OR Member

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    Safety should be on both sides as well as the slide release. They are Ambi controls except for the mag release. At least mine is. Take a look at the website and you'll see what Im talking about and any differences to the one your loking at. Good luck ..
     
  3. turq

    turq Molino,oregon Member

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    There are two CZ 85 models 'B' and 'Combat' I think the Combat has the ambi controls and no firing pin block.
     
  4. PhysicsGuy

    PhysicsGuy Corvallis, OR Resident Science Nut

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    It should have the safety on both sides, if not, than either its not an 85, or has been messed with.

    Personally if it was a "pawn shop" gun, and was not in factory configuration, I would walk away.
     
  5. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    It says CZ 85B very clearly on the frame but the safety on the left only. I am going to go look at it again just to make sure I am not crazy. If I missed it for some reason my next stop will be the ophthalmologist!
     
  6. PhysicsGuy

    PhysicsGuy Corvallis, OR Resident Science Nut

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    Check the slide too to see what that says
     
  7. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    Will do - I assume then it should also say 85B? If not and there is no exit for the safety on the right side I may call CZ.
     
  8. turq

    turq Molino,oregon Member

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    There is also the older models known as just CZ 85. They have rounded trigger guards, no firing pin block, fixed sights.
    Go to CZ Forum - Index and look at the forum...under "85 combat club" near the bottom of the first page is a good thread explaining the differences between the models. CZs are all about options.