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CZ 75B 67 56.78%
Sig P226 51 43.22%
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Old July 3, 2012, 11:22 AM   #1
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CZ 75B vs. Sig P226

In 9mm. Anyone have any opinions on which of these is better? The Sig is much more expensive. I asked this in another forum and the CZ 75B won overwhelmingly. Thanks!

(I should note i voted for the CZ 75B so i wouldnt have to view poll results each time. So its really 1 vote closer than the results indicate)
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Old July 3, 2012, 12:04 PM   #2
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Best is so subjective,,,

The word Best is so subjective,,,
On any given day your poll could show either gun as the winner.

I myself prefer the CZ-75B,,,
But the Sig is equally as fine a handgun as the CZ.

Put them in your hand,,,
Buy the one that makes your smile the biggest.

You are comparing two of the finest handguns in the world,,,
With either handgun you can't go wrong,,,
Even if you just flipped a coin.

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Old July 3, 2012, 12:14 PM   #3
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Really kind of vague. Best in what way?
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Old July 3, 2012, 12:22 PM   #4
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I've owned both and never had a single problem with either one, they are both great guns but the CZ just fit my hands better.....so I voted CZ
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Old July 3, 2012, 12:22 PM   #5
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oh man! my two favorite full size 9mms! if you are talking bones stock, base model, i give the edge to the cz. performance is near equal, but price brings the cz ahead.
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Old July 3, 2012, 12:39 PM   #6
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My decision on this one is easy.

For Single Action Only or cocked & locked usage, the CZ, specifically the SP-01

For decocking DA/SA operation, the SIG P226, specifically the Navy model.

SIG doesn't make an affordable SAO pistol and CZ's DA trigger pull is usually awful in comparison to a SIG's
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Old July 3, 2012, 03:24 PM   #7
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Are we talking about German-manufactured or US-manufactured SIGs?
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Old July 3, 2012, 03:28 PM   #8
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I own a Sig 226 E2 in 9mm. I was in a gun store today and handled a CZ 75. I loved the trigger on it. I must say, if I had it to do over again, it would be a tough choice.
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Old July 3, 2012, 04:17 PM   #9
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If you like the decocker,,,

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For decocking DA/SA operation, the SIG P226, specifically the Navy model.
Get the CZ-75BD,,,

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Old July 3, 2012, 04:24 PM   #10
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Thats what I have is a P226 Navy and it is asgood as a 9mm can get. Not saying it is better then the CZ. I think they are a dead draw. There are aspets that I like more on the P226 then the CZ75. I like the slide more on the P226 because I dont care for how low down the slide rides on the CZ. I know it drops the bore axis but I like having the extra slide to hold onto. The CZ is a very good pistol, accurate, reliable but to me the P226 is all that with just alittle bit more.
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Old July 3, 2012, 04:32 PM   #11
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I just got a SIG 9mm MK25 and this thing screams accuracy. It's definitely a high throttle precision, rugged machine. Look at where it's being used. That speaks for itself.
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Old July 3, 2012, 05:03 PM   #12
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I've fired a number of the CZ's at my local range ....and I don't see the attraction...triggers aren't that good ( lots of creep, lots of wobble on reset )...and I'm not impressed with the fit and finish either. As a minimum ...if I wanted a CZ - I'd have to have a complete trigger job done on it - to make it acceptable to me.

I think the Sig 226 is a solid gun for the money ...and in the DA/SA ...I think the trigger is acceptable / but not great either. Esthetically, I like the Sig a lot more than the CZ.

A buddy of mine just went thru the process of looking for a full sized 9mm double stack gun ...he really hated the trigger on the CZ ....thought the Sig 226 was ok ( but gun didn't fit his hands - too wide for him - and he couldn't reach the mag release without moving his grip)....so he went with the XDM../after we went thru a dozen or so different guns at the range.

but handguns are personal - what fits my hands you may hate / what fits your hands I may hate.../ in a 9mm my perfect platform is a 1911 5" gun ...with a great trigger ( way more money than the CZ or Sig options / but way more gun to like, in my opinion).
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Old July 3, 2012, 05:25 PM   #13
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Love both guns. The older Sigs (not just the German ones) were pretty sweet with nice triggers and the best de-cocker made, but the 75B has cocked and locked, is every bit as accurate and has the awesome Kadet .22lr conversion.
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Old July 3, 2012, 05:34 PM   #14
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I figure this will be good for my karma on my birthday:

Wild West Gun Trader (in GA) has a used Sig P226 in great condition with 3 mags and a generic box for $526. I think it's a pretty damn good deal.

I don't know if that helps your decision out.
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Old July 3, 2012, 06:09 PM   #15
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The trigger reach on the Sig is a little shorter, and it's aluminum frame weighs a little bit less than the steel framed CZ. As far as accuracy and reliability, they are both good. It will probably be a little easier to find aftermarket accessories for the Sig, but the CZ has a pretty decent price advantage. Get yours on both of them if possible and see which one speaks to you more.
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Old July 3, 2012, 06:29 PM   #16
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If you are going with new production I would take the CZ-75b.

I voted P226 before I remembered what the P226 has become.
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Old July 3, 2012, 07:28 PM   #17
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I prefer Sig. CZ makes a great gun, but that slide is really small for me. I can't reliably get purchase in a stressful situation.
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Old July 3, 2012, 08:16 PM   #18
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I don't think you can go wrong with either one.

My preference is the CZ75. I like the feel and it's comfortable to shoot.

The Sigs are great guns, but the grip feels off and my natural point of aim is low.
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Old July 3, 2012, 09:48 PM   #19
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It will probably be a little easier to find aftermarket accessories for the Sig
Depends on what you mean by accessories. As far as mechanical accessories is concerned, CZ by a wide margin.
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Old July 3, 2012, 10:24 PM   #20
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Old July 4, 2012, 05:02 AM   #21
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Hi guys

They are both at the top end of the "best 9mm" list.

Like a someone else said earlier, even if you flip a coin you will make a wise choice.

If it was me, ill choose the CZ. They really are great guns
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Old July 4, 2012, 09:54 AM   #22
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CZ 75B

I'll take a CZ 75b anyday over a Sig!!!!!
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Old July 4, 2012, 01:29 PM   #23
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Interesting that CZ is preferred (so far).
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Old July 4, 2012, 01:34 PM   #24
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After taking my CZ P-01 and 75B out this morning for a couple hundred rounds, I'm not surprised they are doing so well in this poll.

They've quickly become my favorite pistols... I still love my P229 and P220, but the CZs just feel better in my hands. All of them are beautiful shooters, but if I had to choose one I'd go with CZ
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Old July 4, 2012, 02:50 PM   #25
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No doubt the ergo's are better on the cz. But with the trigger there is no contest. Sig otb is way better in all cases wothout a trigger job. Now, if CZ could pull its head out of its butt and offer the P01 with a manual" safety and well-regulated trigger, it would be the best otb service pistol out there. DA/SA is just an inferior technique.
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