Putting a restoration on a Cold War-vintage CZ-75 (VIDEO)

Tim with the Military Arms Channel took a pretty beat “pre-B” model CZ, stripped it down and breathed some new life into the now-classic 9mm.

Marked as coming from Czechoslovakia (the country dissolved in 1993) the CZ-75s around the same time picked up a firing pin safety block, making them B-models. The pre-B example that Tim has different internals and dates to the tail end of the Cold War.

While the remaining original finish could best be described as “distressed” they went for a Cerakote job with white lettering popped in later to give it the same look but in an updated coating.