Entries by sedlacik

Sizing up semi-automatic pistols

The semi-automatic pistol landscape has experienced impressive growth over the years, with more designs, sizes, calibers, features, controls and configurations available than ever before. Among these, size is one of the most important to consider when deciding on a new pistol. But the process of choosing the right size is far more involved than just […]

Leading A New Generation of IPSC World Champions

The future is bright for the IPSC, as a new generation of world champions proudly carry its competitive shooting banner forward and inject their youthful spirit into its long, celebrated history. In December 2022, twenty-four-year-old shooting sensation Camilla Almici won the world championship title in the Ladies Production division at the Handgun World Shoot competition […]

The “All or Nothing” Champion

As one of the newest world champions on the CZ Shooting Team, you would think that the most important victory of Kahlil Adrian Viray’s life was at the Handgun World Shoot 2022, where he finished first in the STANDARD division in the Junior category, first in STANDARD Overall, and first as a member of the […]

What’s it like at an IPSC competition?

What’s it like at an IPSC competition? The IPSC. Among hobby and professional sport shooters around the world, it is a very well-known and respected organization that holds hundreds of competitions around the world each year for its members. For those who compete, the IPSC is an important part of their shooting activities and its […]

A new measure of pure performance

In its quest to put a world-class performer in the hands of shooters who want a sport pistol that’s easier to handle and carry, CZ introduces the CZ SHADOW 2 COMPACT. A smaller, lighter, optics-ready version of CZ’s full-size flagship sport pistol – the CZ SHADOW 2.   DNA of a world champion Sport shooters […]

Inside Cold Hammer Forged Barrels

Inside Cold Hammer Forged Barrels High accuracy, impressive durability and a long service life. Just a few of the many well-known advantages of cold hammer forged barrels. If you’ve ever wondered what makes this type of barrel so special, and what it takes to manufacture them, you’re in the right place. Read on to learn […]

Slavia 630 Airgun Series – A Great Trainer

What was the first true gun you ever held in your hands? Do you remember? In my case, it was Slavia 631 Lux airgun and those memories will never fade away. It was the 1990s, we did not know the internet and computers were quite expensive. The pellets were not, however! Airguns may not seem […]

CZ 2075 RAMI – The First Subcompact From CZ

CZ has been known for the popular CZ 75 handguns ever since they hit the market. Up until 1992, there was no option for those who wanted to carry CZ 75-style handgun without having to cope with its full-size weight and dimensions. This all changed, somehow, with the introduction of the CZ 75 Compact series. […]


We all love them, they have a special place in our hearts, we grew up with them and in many cases, we still enjoy them at the range, no matter the age. What are we talking about? CZ 452 bolt action rimfire rifles. Or should I say ZKM rifles? Let’s shed some light on this […]

CZ 75 D Compact – CZ 75 enters the 21st Century

CZ 75 D Compact is often considered “the Holy Grail” of defensive firearms combining the super ergonomics and accuracy of the original CZ 75 with 21st-century technologies. Let’s have a look at its story a bit closer. Since the mid-1980s Czechoslovak police forces finally received an up-to-date replacement of less than ideal CZ 50 and […]