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CJBrian
07-04-2011, 10:34 AM
Hey Guys thought I would do a little write up of the mods I did to my CZ712 utility to get ready for some 3 gun and other types of competition.

Stock the day I picked it up.

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/2011-05-22_21-26-08_677.jpg

Starting disassembly.

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/2011-05-22_23-23-01_36.jpg

Installing the Hi-Viz Tombuster sights for sighting slugs.

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/2011-06-01_13-57-04_498.jpg

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/2011-06-01_13-56-53_684.jpg

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/2011-05-22_23-11-07_335.jpg

Installed a Nordic Components Benelli Nova extension. This picture it is 7+1

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/2011-05-22_21-27-06_96.jpg

CJBrian
07-04-2011, 10:35 AM
Got the Nordic 3/4 ext cap so now it can be made 8+1 very easily.

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/2011-06-17_23-18-22_230.jpg

Back together painted and some texture added along with a better grind to fit recoil pad.

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/2011-06-01_13-03-52_438.jpg

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/2011-06-01_13-06-29_64.jpg

Then I had a friend machine me a extended bolt handle.

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/2011-06-10_17-41-24_639.jpg

Heres the stock one next to one Stainless steel and one Titanium.

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/DSCF1964-4.jpg

Heres another Aluminum he made. I got to shoot with the Alum one worked great the others needed some tweaking still

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/DSCF1974.jpg

CJBrian
07-04-2011, 10:36 AM
Heres all of them starting with stock so you can get an idea of size. The ti and ss look the same.

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/2011-06-10_17-35-40_869.jpg

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/2011-06-10_17-35-07_873.jpg

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/2011-06-10_17-36-45_177.jpg

Stock- 9 grams
Alum.- 7 grams
Ti- 9 grams
SS- 17 grams

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/2011-06-17_23-23-40_756.jpg

Right now I have been using the alum hook style one. Im happy with it but my friend is going to make a titanium hook one. I want something a little more durable.

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/2011-06-17_23-19-30_372.jpg

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/2011-06-17_23-19-43_288.jpg

CJBrian
07-04-2011, 10:36 AM
Also got a bright red follower.

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/2011-06-17_23-18-49_821.jpg

Here's the 712 in action. Don't blame the shotgun for my bad shooting its the first time out shooting this gun. I need practice!

3gun at Wegc stage 3 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jz-TyqlvNqI&feature=youtube_gdata_player#ws)

3gun at Wegc Stage 1 (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzC8s2QoSnY&feature=youtube_gdata_player#ws)

Let me know what you guys think about the gun not my shooting I know that needs practice.

bjl333
07-04-2011, 11:48 AM
Nice job!!

Get an extended choke tube so your barrel will be even with the magtube.

shortround1
07-04-2011, 6:57 PM
That's a sweet looking piece. Thanks for the write-up.

kernoonus
07-12-2011, 9:25 AM
I was thinking about picking one up. I'm not doing 3 gun (yet?) but was hoping to make it more "tactical". Looks like the stock is easily removable and doesn't have a buffer tube (right term?) or anything, like other semis. Does anyone know if you can add a stock with a pistol grip? Is it possible/easy to mount a scope? I was thinking red dot, but maybe ghost ring? And a heat shield. Those are pretty universal right?

CJBrian, did you have to make any modifications for the mag extension to fit?

I like the price and it seems to function pretty well, but there's a lack of accessories. (not that I need a ton) Would it be worth while to spend the extra cash to get something more popular? I don't mind a project gun, just don't have a lot of extra cash, space, tools, and experience.

Sicarius
07-12-2011, 10:18 AM
Looks Great!
Kevin

BigDogatPlay
07-12-2011, 10:27 AM
Looks like a really nice build. Gotta love being able to experiment. The only question that comes to my mind is where is that at on 922(r) compliance? Past ten rounds would, I think, become a problem.

Sicarius
07-12-2011, 1:05 PM
past 5 for a semi auto shotgun actually...
Kevin

GW
07-20-2011, 10:58 PM
I am not familiar with tombuster sights
How well do they stay on?
Do you still like them now that you've had them awhile?

hcbr
07-21-2011, 1:27 AM
:thumbsup:

hcbr
07-21-2011, 1:34 AM
diggin the setup!

CJBrian
07-21-2011, 2:10 AM
I havent had any issues with it, including the sights. Im very happy with it. Actually heading back to machine up another bolt handle in the morning.

CJBrian
07-22-2011, 2:02 AM
Finished up another bolt handle today. This one is a hook style titanium one.

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/2011-07-21_12-30-53_336.jpg

Installed

http://i265.photobucket.com/albums/ii202/CJBrian/2011-07-21_13-52-21_566.jpg

If anyone is interested Im selling the 2 barrel style bolt handle. PM me.

bsg
07-22-2011, 4:20 AM
nice; good job all around.