I gave my "new" CZ-82 a wring out at the range today. I picked it up from CDNN, excellent to as new, for $189 plus $17 shipping. I replaced the recoil spring with a Wolff 18.5 lbs springs Springs for CZ 82 & 83 Semi-Auto Pistols and the grips with walnut checkered grips from Grips4U Grips4u - Grips4u .
I fired 500 rounds of mixed brands through five different used factory magazines bought from CDNN. The ammo was Silver Bear 95 grain HP, Silver Bear 95 Grain FMJ and PRVI Partizan 95 grain FMJ.
I did not clean the weapon during the firing sequence and fired a mix of triple taps, double taps, slow fire and quick aimed fire (all 12 rounds in the mag) Each magazine was started with double action fire and the balance of the mag was single action.
There were NO failures to feed, NO failures to extract and the pistol worked flawlessly. Much has been said about the sharp recoil, but I experience nothing that even came close to being sharp. The trigger was easily manageable in DA (unmeasured but around 8 lbs) and a crisp break after the takeup (again unmeasured but around 4 lbs)
POA was POI at 10 yards, with POI being 1.5 inches low at 7 yards. In slow fire I was able to place all rounds in a 3 inch circle at 10 yards.
I am extremely impressed with the pointability, function, accuracy, and reliability of this pistol.
The ballistics of the 9X18 don't really support it as a carry gun during winter in Idaho when folks are wearing heavy coats ( http://www.victorinc.com/9x18mm.html ) as penetration with HP is 7-9 inches ( http://www.hipowersandhandguns.com/C...Makarovetc.htm http://www.goldenloki.com/ammo/gel/9x18/gel9x18.htm ) through a light coat for everything but FMJ and the 115 grain Silver Bear ammo, but it will sure get the nod during summer in it's Crossbreed holster. I will be putting Meprolight tritium sights on it and I have some Reeds Ammo on the way http://shop.reedsammo.com/category.sc?categoryId=9