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Old February 3, 2012, 05:01 AM   #1
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Zastava Model 88 is back.

In case anyone's interested, K-Var now has available the Zastava Model 88s for sale. They were formerly being distributed by EAA.

They are what I would call a "Tokarev Commander." A shortened version of the Tokarev in 9mm, and they are just the "right" size. $279.00.

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Old February 3, 2012, 10:10 AM   #2
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Gee, just what I needed, something else on my shopping list.

In the interest of being helpful:

FWIW although I haven't handled one of these pistols myself, my understanding is that it's a very modernized version of a Tokarev pistol, with a much nicer safety design than the importer add-on safeties found on most imported milsurp Toks. It's a significant upgrade from the 9mm Norincos imported in the 1990s, since it's not just a rechambered military-style pistol.
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Old February 3, 2012, 10:40 AM   #3
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Except its now 9mm that took the fun out of it
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Old February 3, 2012, 03:09 PM   #4
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FWIW although I haven't handled one of these pistols myself
I bought a pair of them when Sarco had the original police guns a few years back, before EAA started importing them. They are really pleasant to shoot and, like I said, just the "right" size. I haven't done any serious paper target work with them, so I can't attest to their accuracy potential, but they are reliable and fun. As an added bonus, the short 213 style Norinco mags work perfectly in them, although you lose the finger rest.

The slide mounted safety is identical to the one used on the full size 9mm Yugoslavian pistols that were imported before the civil war started in the late 80s.
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Old February 3, 2012, 10:58 PM   #5
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Thanks for the link.
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