Gun Report

CZ USA 97B No. 01401 45 ACP

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Firing this gun first-shot double action was fastest, but decocking required confidence and skill. If you like a large gun, then grade this up to a B+.

CZ USA 97B No. 01401 45 ACP

Gun Details

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Home Defense
Law Enforcement
Concealed Carry
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Weight Unloaded
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Sight Radius
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Front Strap Height
Back Strap Height
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Frame Material
Barrel Material
Grip Material
Trigger Pull Single
Trigger Pull Double
Trigger Span Single
Trigger Span Double

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A leaf spring backed the magazine well, protecting the mainspring from dirt. But it also held the magazine from dropping to the ground. Those who prefer “drop-free” operation will have to replace the leaf spring with a length of straight sheet metal.
Barrel support and accuracy were enhanced by a screw-in bushing. Each of our pistols was remarkably consistent with each choice of test ammunition.

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