Makarov vs CZ-82
Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Handguns > Semi-Auto Handguns > Makarov vs CZ-82

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-13-2012, 09:44 AM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Killshot_Ben's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 4
Default Makarov vs CZ-82

After doing research, I have come to the conclusion of buying either a Makarov, or CZ-82. I like the design, and ruggedness of the Mak better, but the CZ has somewhat more capability, at a lower price. Also, the makarov looks a little bit better, and is concealed more easily.

At the same price, I would still pick the Mak, but the CZ seems a little bit better of a value.

So, the commercial version Mak, from Baikal, seems like a good compromise, in more functionality, in the form of better sights, a larger mag, and better grips. However, I try to get guns that will add to my collection, (eastern-bloc and Russian arms) even though this gun will be for defense.

Is the Baikal still collectanile? Obviously not in the same way as the millitary models, but will it still work for my collection, in a similar way to the CZ, or original Mak? Or should I go with The CZ-82, or a millitary Makarov?

Thanks!

__________________
Killshot_Ben is offline  
 
Reply With Quote

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today - It's Free!

Are you a firearms enthusiast? Then we hope you will join the community. You will gain access to post, create threads, private message, upload images, join groups and more.

Firearms Talk is owned and operated by fellow firearms enthusiasts. We strive to offer a non-commercial community to learn and share information.

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today! - Click Here


Old 06-17-2012, 07:20 AM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 323
Liked 8 Times on 7 Posts

Default

When I first joined the Spetsnaz in '89 I trained with and came to love the IZH 70 Baikal Makarov. I'd take it over the MP443 Grach anyday, unless I were to go into combat. The Grach holds 16+1, but back to the main question. Id go with the Makarov, because it's reliable, accurate, easy to clean and maintain, and I just love them. I'm not familiar with the CZ handguns, but I've heard a good bit about them. IMHO.

__________________
KalashnikovBlood is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2012, 11:39 AM   #3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
marc29th's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 667
Liked 91 Times on 67 Posts

Default

If you collect Eastern Block / Russian firearms you are going to want both. The CZ 82 will probably be easier to find as there are lots of military surplus on the market right now.

__________________
marc29th is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 06-17-2012, 11:59 AM   #4
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
towboater's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Somewares,Ky
Posts: 3,587
Liked 1726 Times on 897 Posts
Likes Given: 3651

Default

I have 1 Russian Baikal Makarov.
But I have 5 CZ82s.
Love the CZ82. best bang for your buck.

__________________
towboater is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
FEG PA-63 9mm Makarov Transman Semi-Auto Handguns 11 04-09-2010 03:10 AM
Hungarian PA-63 Makarov dragunovsks Semi-Auto Handguns 7 10-16-2009 02:23 AM
Taking apart makarov swordfish Semi-Auto Handguns 1 06-13-2008 09:33 PM
makarov operation JedClip Semi-Auto Handguns 4 05-24-2008 05:39 PM
9mm makarov ninevolt Semi-Auto Handguns 11 05-24-2008 05:37 PM