Gun Report

CZ Model 52 7.62x25mm

Read Gun Tests Rating and Recommendation

Despite slightly crude appearances, this pistol was highly sophisticated and innovative.

CZ Model 52 7.62x25mm

Gun Details

Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Weight Unloaded
Overall Length
Barrel Length
Sight Radius
Overall Height
Front Strap Height
Back Strap Height
Maximum Width
Grip Thickness Max
Grip Circumference Max
Frame Material
Barrel Material
Grip Material
Trigger Pull Single
Trigger Pull Double
Trigger Span Single
Trigger Span Double

Take the safety off the rest of now, free!

Get complete access to this firearms comparison, and weekly members-only newsletters.

That's just the beginning of your free exclusive benefits.

You're only one click away.

Log In

Forgot your password? Click Here.

Already subscribe but haven't registered for all the benefits of the website? Click here.

Well suited for cocked carry, the CZs safety, shown here in the Fire position, also acted as a decocker. Rear sight was a lot lower here than on the Tokarev copies.
A glance inside the CZ-52s slide reveals the rollers, locked into the slide.
A tug downward on the serrated buttons on each side of the trigger guard (arrow) gives instant separation of slide and frame.

Read Gun Tests Rating and Recommendation