2015 SHOT Show Double Barrel Pump Action Shotguns First Look: New CZ-USA Firearms for 2015 G&A Online Editors January 8th, 2015 | More From G&A Online Editors Share0 Tweet Email Share on Facebook.Share on Twitter.Share on Google+CZ-USA is poised for a big year in 2015 with a huge lineup of new product introductions planned ahead of the 2015 SHOT Show. Their new offerings encompass all aspects of CZ-USA’s production, and there are more than 60 new or updated products slated for release ranging from sporting shotguns and hunting rifles to competition-ready pistols. For more on the 40th Anniversary CZ 75, subscribe or pick up a copy of the Feb. 2015 issue of G&A. Pistols With 2015 marking the 40th Anniversary of the CZ 75’s introduction, the company is releasing a limited edition CZ 75 pistol to commemorate the benchmark. The 40th Anniversary CZ 75 B pistol is hand-engraved with rainbow nitrided controls, extractor, grip screws and magazine baseplate, and it sports a set of high-grade California birds-eye Maple grips. Chambered in 9mm, the 40th Anniversary Limited Edition CZ 75 B comes in a leather-bound presentation case with two 16-round magazines. Only 1,000 will be produced, and each pistol is individually numbered and accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. Learn more about the Scorpion and everything CZ-USA in our CZ-USA Special Collectors Edition 2015. One of CZ’s highly anticipated products for 2015 is the new Scorpion EVO 3 S1 pistol, a civilian-legal semiauto pistol version of the company’s Scorpion EVO 3 A1 sub-machine gun. A blowback-operated semiauto 9mm pistol with a 7¾-inch barrel, the EVO 3 S1 features CZ’s newly designed low-profile sights, which ride on an 11-inch Picatinny rail for mounting optics. The Scorpion has ambidextrous controls, as well as a non-reciprocating charging handle that is swappable, and the reach to the trigger is adjustable. For those living in states where magazine capacity is restricted, a low-capacity version of the EVO 3 S1 is also available. Other notable handgun introductions comprise of the CZ 1911 A1, 805 Bren PS1 and Dan Wesson Silverback. CZ’s new 1911A1 – Click to enlarge. The CZ 1911 A1 is a modernized reproduction of the classic Government model M1911A1 and is CZ’s first 100-percent American-made pistol. The pistol features a few slight modifications but is otherwise faithful to Browning’s original design. The 805 Bren PS1 pistol is the first civilian version of CZ’s 805 Bren A1 selective-fire rifle chambered in .223/5.56, while the Silverback in 10mm Auto or .45 ACP is Dan Wesson’s only dual-tone 1911 currently available. Rifles Kicking off CZ’s new rifle introductions is an updated 550 Sonoran rifle in the company’s popular “Western Series” line chambered for the flat-shooting .26 Nosler. As with previous Sonoran rifles this new offering weighs under 8 lbs., and features an olive drab Manners 100-percent carbon fiber stock and a fluted barrel. The rifle is ferritic nitrocarburized inside and out for corrosion and wear resistance and utilizes a single-set trigger and two-position safety. CZ-USA 550 Western Sonoran chambered for .26 Nosler – Click to enlarge. CZ’s rifle lineup also includes the 455 Training Rifle in .17 HMR, the CZ 455 Ultra Lux in .22LR, the 527 Youth Carbine and the limited-production 550 Safari Classics Craig Boddington Signature Series rifle in .375 H&H. The 455 Training Rifle shares many of the same characteristics as CZ’s previous Training Rifle but adds the ability to swap the barrel and/or stock, and the 455 Ultra Lux pairs CZ’s longest-barreled rimfire with the 455 platform. The 527 Youth Carbine is a scaled down version of the classic 527 Carbine available in .223 or 7.62x39mm, while the Boddington rifle starts with a 550 Magnum action and is custom-built from there. Shotguns A host of new shotgun offerings will be available for 2015, including models for waterfowl, turkey, upland game and models designed for skeet, trap and sporting clays. One of these is the new CZ Sharp-Tail, inspired by the company’s popular Ringneck side-by-side shotgun. The Sharp-Tail features a single selectable mechanical trigger and pistol grip as well as a one-piece CNC machined receiver with independent floating firing pins, coil spring operated hammers and newly designed sears. It is available in 12, 20 , 28, and .410 bore with single selectable 28-inch or 30-inch barrels, Turkish walnut stocks, single extractor and 5 flush choke tubes and ships in a plastic case. Illustrious finish on the CZ-USA Sharp-Tail Shotgun – Click to enlarge. For a closer look at some of our favorite new offerings from CZ-USA, check out the gallery below and visit CZ’s website to view a full list of new products for 2015. GALLERY: First Look: New CZ Firearms for 2015 1 of 14 <h2>CZ 75 B 40th Anniversary Limited Edition</h2>It's been 40 years since the introduction of the classic CZ 75 pistol and CZ is commemorating the occasion with the <a href= "http://cz-usa.com/product/cz-75-b-40th-anniversary-limited-edition/" target= "_blank">CZ 75 B 40th Anniversary</a> pistol. The limited edition pistol is hand-engraved and sports a set of birdseye Maple grips. The CZ 75 B Anniversary pistol's controls, extractor, grip screws and magazine baseplate are also finished in a rainbow titanium nitride. Only 1,000 40th Anniversary pistols will be produced. Each one is individually numbered and comes with a certificate of authenticity. <h2>CZ 75 B 40th Anniversary Limited Edition</h2>It's been 40 years since the introduction of the classic CZ 75 pistol and CZ is commemorating the occasion with the <a href= "http://cz-usa.com/product/cz-75-b-40th-anniversary-limited-edition/" target= "_blank">CZ 75 B 40th Anniversary</a> pistol. The limited edition pistol is hand-engraved and sports a set of birdseye Maple grips. The CZ 75 B Anniversary pistol's controls, extractor, grip screws and magazine baseplate are also finished in a rainbow titanium nitride. Only 1,000 40th Anniversary pistols will be produced. Each one is individually numbered and comes with a certificate of authenticity. <h2>CZ 527 American .223 Rem.</h2>The <a href="http://cz-usa.com/product/cz-527-american-223-rem/" target="_blank">CZ 527</a> is now equipped with a Turkish Walnut American-pattern stock in a variety of calibers and configurations, including this .223 Rem version with a 1:9” hammer-forged barrel. Other notable features include a single set trigger, detachable 5-round magazine and optics mounting platform with included 1” steel scope rings. <h2>CZ 1911 A1</h2>The <a href= "http://cz-usa.com/product/cz-1911-a1/" target= "_blank">CZ 1911 A1</a> is designed to be a modern reproduction of the classic 5-inch 1911A1 Government model. CZ only modified the design slightly, swapping the checkered plastic grips for checkered walnut, adding a serrated slide stop, a magazine catch and a mainspring housing and using a stainless steel barrel. CZ also added a taller set of sights, with the front dovetailed in so that it can be swapped more easily. <h2>CZ Sharp-Tail</h2>An evolution of CZ's popular <a href= "http://cz-usa.com/product/cz-ringneck-12-28-5-choke-tubes/" target= "_blank">Ringneck</a>, the <a href= "http://cz-usa.com/product/cz-sharp-tail-12-gauge-28-barrels/" target= "_blank">Sharp-Tail</a> is an entirely new product for 2015. Smaller than the Ringneck, the Sharp-Tail features coil springs instead of leaf springs and sports the same color case-hardened finish. It has a single selectable mechanical trigger and pistol grip and utilizes a one-piece CNCed receiver. The Sharp-Tail is available in 12, 20 , 28, and .410 bore with single selectable 28-inch or 30-inch barrels, Turkish walnut stocks, single extractor and five flush choke tubes, all inside a plastic case. <h2>Scorpion EVO 3 S1 Pistol</h2>The semiauto pistol version of <a href= "http://cz-usa.com/" target= "_blank">CZ's</a> fully automatic <a href= "http://cz-usa.com/product/cz-scorpion-evo3-a1/" target= "_blank">Scorpion EVO</a> sub-machine gun, the <a href= "http://cz-usa.com/product/cz-scorpion-evo-3-s1-pistol/" target= "_blank">Scorpion EVO 3 S1</a> pistol is a blowback-operated 9mm. It features a short 7.75-inch barrel, CZ's newly designed low-profile sights and an 11-inch Picatinny rail for optics. A low-capacity version of the Scorpion EVO 3 S1 is available for those living in states with restrictions on capacity. <h2>CZ Western 550 Sonoran in .26 Nosler</h2>CZ has expanded its Western 550 Sonoran line to include the popular new <a href= "http://cz-usa.com/product/cz-western-series-550-sonoran-rifle-26-nosler/" target= "_blank">.26 Nosler</a>. The new offering incorporates many of the features found on previous Sonoran rifles including an olive drab <a href= "http://mannersstocks.com/" target= "_blank">Manners</a> 100-percent carbon fiber stock and a fluted barrel. The 550 Sonoran in .26 Nosler also gets the same ferritic nitrocarburizing treatment for extreme corrosion and wear resistance. <h2>812 Waterfowl 12-Gauge</h2>The <a href="http://cz-usa.com/product/cz-812-waterfowl-12-gauge-28-barrel/" target="_blank">812 Waterfowl</a> is the first gas-less semiauto shotgun from CZ-USA uses a short recoil system to cycle the action. Clad in waterfowl camouflage, this 3-inch chambered 12-gauge has a 28-inch vent-rib barrel and comes with a removable magazine tube plug and five extended black chokes. <h2>CZ 75 TAC II Shadow 9mm</h2>A new offering from the CZ custom shop, the <a href="http://cz-usa.com/product/cz-75-shadow-tac-ii-9mm-cz-custom/" target="_blank">CZ 75 TAC II Shadow 9mm</a> combines several traditional and newer features into a tactical platform. A tuned factory 85 Combat trigger system with a shorter single-action reset results in a 3- to 4-pound trigger pull in single-action and a 7.5- to 8.5-pound trigger pull in double-action mode. Riding atop the Pre-B style slide is a Trijicon tritiumfront sight post and a serrated combat-style rear sight. CZ also introduced a similar <a href="http://cz-usa.com/product/cz-75-sp-01-shadow-target-ii-9mm-cz-custom/" target="_blank">Target II version</a> with target sights and a Picatinny rail system. <h2>CZ 455 Training Rifle</h2>CZ's popular Training Rifle has been adapted to the 455 platform. Chambered in .17 HMR, the <a href= "http://cz-usa.com/product/cz-455-training-rifle-17-hmr/" target= "_blank">455 Training Rifle</a> shares the same popular features of its predecessor – it has the same 24.8-inch barrel, adjustable tangent rear sight and beechwood stock with Schnabel forend. Unlike the previous Training Rifle, the 455 Training Rifle gives the user the ability to swap out the barrel and/or stock. <h2>CZ 527 Youth Carbine</h2>A scaled-down version of CZ's popular <a href= "http://cz-usa.com/product/cz-527-carbine-223-rem-5-rd-mag/" target= "_blank">527 Carbine</a>, the <a href= "http://cz-usa.com/product/cz-527-youth-carbine-223-rem/" target= "_blank">527 Youth Carbine</a> features a 12.75-inch length of pull, a smaller grip with tighter radius and thinner forend. It features CZ's micro-Mauser action and single set trigger and can be modified with a standard carbine stock as the shooter grows too big for the standard Turkish Walnut stock. The 527 Youth Carbine is available in .223/5.56 or 7.62x39mm. <h2>CZ 455 Ultra Lux</h2>The company's longest-barreled rimfire, the Ultra Lux, joins the 455 platform this year. The <a href= "http://cz-usa.com/product/cz-455-ultra-lux-22-lr/" target= "_blank">455 Ultra Lux</a> retains all the same features as its <a href= "http://cz-usa.com/product/cz-452-ultra-lux-22-lr-28-bbl-beech-10-rd-mag/" target= "_blank">452</a> predecessor, including a 28.6-inch barrel, an adjustable tangent rear sight, a beech stock with cheekpiece and a 10-round magazine. Just like previous 455s, it also has the ability to swap barrels and stocks. <h2>CZ 805 Bren PS1 Pistol</h2>The first civilian-legal version of CZ's <a href= "http://cz-usa.com/product/cz-805-bren-a1/" target= "_blank">805 Bren</a> selective fire rifle, the <a href= "http://cz-usa.com/product/cz-805-bren-ps1-pistol/" target= "_blank">805 Bren PS1</a> pistol is piston-driven and equipped with an 11-inch barrel chambered in .223/5.56. It utilizes standard STANAG AR-15/M16 magazines and features the same low-profile sights found on CZ's Scorpion. The 805 Bren incorporates a one-piece aluminum upper receiver with a monolithic Picatinny rail. Low-capacity versions are available for those in states with capacity restrictions. <h2>Dan Wesson Silverback</h2>The only dual-tone 1911 in the Dan Wesson line, the <a href= "http://cz-usa.com/product/dw-silverback-10mm-copy/" target= "_blank">Silverback</a>, available in .45 ACP and 10mm Auto, has a stainless slide with polished flats that features adjustable target style tritium sights, a serrated top rib and ball cuts on the dust cover. The Silverback's frame is finished in CZ's Duty black nitride finish and is rounded out with G10 full thickness grips. <h2>550 Safari Classics Craig Boddington Signature Series</h2>Built around a CZ 550 Magnum action chambered in .375 H & H, the <a href= "http://cz-usa.com/product/cz-550-safari-classics-craig-boddington-signature-series-375-hh/" target= "_blank">Craig Boddington Signature Series</a> rifle is fully customized to Boddington's personal preferences. The barrel has been shortened to 24 inches, and an upgraded Safari Classics front sight and barrel band forward sling swivel stud have been added. The rifle features a new stock with a thin wrist and a slimmer, shallower, shorter fore-end. A red, one-inch Decelerator recoil pad is fitted to the end of an XX Claro Walnut stock. Upgrades on the metalwork include a jeweled bolt and Boddington’s signature engraved on the floor plate as well as a “Craig Boddington Series” designation engraved forward of the action atop the barrel. 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