Cheap Guns Vol 4

30 May

Todays installment is going to be the first (but likely not the last) military surplus gun on the list. It has a proven record of being an inexpensive reliable gun and I believe often goes unmentioned in discussions about military surplus guns. It is the….


The Cz-82 is essentially the CZ-83 the only difference I could find at least in my quick online research is that the 83 is a civilian version and available in more chamberings. The Cz-82 is only available in 9×18 makarov and can often be found online for less than $200 and in many gun stores for about the same price. In addition it is C&R FFL eligible so you can even have it shipped to your front door assuming you have an C&R FFL

I first shot one of these about 5 years ago with a friend of mine, her father had purchased 5 or 6 of them over a period of time and had given them out to the husbands of his daughters as they got married off. The ammo although harder to find now than it once was is still not impossible to find particularly through some of the online ammo suppliers. These guns shoot well with very mild recoil are all steel and are reliable, while making them a carry gun might be tough due to limited holster selection they make a great gun just to have around or to put in a survival kit or bug out bag.

1 Comment

Posted by on May 30, 2011 in Cheap guns


One response to “Cheap Guns Vol 4

  1. DaddyBear

    May 30, 2011 at 17:04

    I’ve had my CZ-82 for about a year now, and I’m very happy with it. It shoots very accurately, the recoil is very manageable, and as you said, ammunition is easy to find if you look on-line. I was able to get a good custom holster made for it, and it’s become my EDC gun.


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