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FLAWLS1
11-23-2012, 5:53 PM
Anyone have one? How do these differ from the regular SP01's, Phantom's, & Tactical's? Are they worth the price? I might have bought one today;)

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zfields
11-23-2012, 6:31 PM
They are a tuned model for competition shooting. There are a couple variations of the shadow, so you need to be specific. Personally, I don't think they are worth the extra cost, especially if you need to SSE it. It really matters on your shooting level, and what division you plan on shooting in.

CZ-USA's website outlines it pretty well.

FLAWLS1
11-23-2012, 7:52 PM
They are a tuned model for competition shooting. There are a couple variations of the shadow, so you need to be specific. Personally, I don't think they are worth the extra cost, especially if you need to SSE it. It really matters on your shooting level, and what division you plan on shooting in.

CZ-USA's website outlines it pretty well.

It's the SP01 Shadow Target.

daybreak
11-23-2012, 8:03 PM
I don't have an SP01 shadow, but I do have a 75 Shadow SA and a regular 75 Shadow with comp hammer (DA/SA).

The only difference is the SP01 versions have the rail and full length dust cover so it has more weight up front. Mechanically they are the same.

Love my shadows to death. My 75 SA is the best gun I have ever shot. I'm shooting it at the deadwood boys action steel pistol match tomorrow in Piru.

They are competition tuned and don't have firing pin blocks unlike the regular 75b and SP01.

zfields
11-23-2012, 8:05 PM
Worked over by CZ customs, tuned trigger, comp hammer, adjustable comp sights, no firing pin block, thin AL grips.


Great for a production USPSA gun. Will have a shorter reset then a standard 75 or 75 tac, along with a smoothed and lightened DA pull, and a crisp SA pull.

daybreak
11-23-2012, 8:12 PM
zfields should work for CZ. Just reading that description makes me want to buy another shadow.

Euphoria526
11-23-2012, 8:13 PM
All I know is there sexy guns and would love to shoot one

FLAWLS1
11-23-2012, 8:13 PM
Thanks for the replies guys!:D

zfields
11-23-2012, 8:19 PM
zfields should work for CZ. Just reading that description makes me want to buy another shadow.

I wouldn't mind, but screw living in Kansas.

FLAWLS1
11-25-2012, 10:38 AM
Does anyone know where I can get aftermarket grip screws? Possibly some hex screws.

zfields
11-25-2012, 11:28 AM
Does anyone know where I can get aftermarket grip screws? Possibly some hex screws.

Don't hold me to it, but I thought CZ customs carried them.

tommyid1
11-25-2012, 11:34 AM
I wouldn't mind, but screw living in Kansas.

Go work for ghost products and the cz custom shop in Mesa Arizona :)

zfields
11-25-2012, 11:48 AM
Go work for ghost products and the cz custom shop in Mesa Arizona :)

But I use all CGW parts on my guns!

Euphoria526
11-25-2012, 11:53 AM
But I use all CGW parts on my guns!

Hahahaha funny ****e. Lmfao

oddjob
11-25-2012, 12:17 PM
I have a SP-01 Shadow and a regular SP-01. Both have been customized by CZ Team Member Matt Mink. The primary difference is the lack of a firing pin block in the Shadow.

In comparing both:

1) double action pull (first shot)......SP-01
2) single action............................Tied
3) accuracy.................................Tied
4) reliability..................................Tied (excellent)
5) trigger reset.............................Shadow
6) "shootability" ...........................Tied

I use the Shadow for USPSA and have the SP-01 for a backup gun. Its been my primary USPSA gun for years. Thousands of round through it, BUT the double action on the SP-01 is better and the single action is tied. Thats with the firing pin block installed.

In the "heat of battle" (competition) I believe the difference to be minimal. I use the Shadow for the better reset. Thats because I need all the help I can get.

FLAWLS1
12-04-2012, 11:57 AM
Just posted pics in my first post. This thing feels great and the SA trigger feels even better! Can't wait to shoot this.

JeremyS
12-04-2012, 12:06 PM
Nice! I like the rear sight cut on the Shadow. That's the only thing I cannot (and did not) easily replicate on my regular SP-01.

FLAWLS1
12-04-2012, 12:08 PM
Nice! I like the rear sight cut on the Shadow. That's the only thing I cannot (and did not) easily replicate on my regular SP-01.

You put target sights on your regular SP01?

daybreak
12-04-2012, 12:18 PM
If you're not going to shoot production, I highly highly recommend an SA conversion with the CZCustom flat trigger.

JeremyS
12-04-2012, 12:41 PM
You put target sights on your regular SP01?

I didn't need/want adjustable sights, as I'm more into IPSC-style shooting than bullseye-style target shooting, so I put these sights (http://www.cajungunworks.com/sights_and_sight_sets.html) on. However, there are multiple options for fully adjustable target rear sights that fit the standard SP-01 as well. That said, the sight cut on the Shadow is cool because it lowers it into the slide for a sleeker profile and a notch that's closer to the actual bore level -- not that it would affect my shooting one bit, but it's nice looking.

daybreak
12-04-2012, 12:43 PM
I need to pay David a visit I just haven't had any time, even though he lives literally 9 minutes away haha.

daybreak
12-04-2012, 12:44 PM
Jeremy Can you post a pic of your CGw sights

CAGLS
12-04-2012, 6:34 PM
Just canceled a layaway on a Sig P226 SS Elite 40sw to reserve one of these with the cocobolo grips and getting a standard SP-01 out next week.

SMR510
12-04-2012, 9:11 PM
You are going to love it, I love mine more every time I shoot it.

Let us know what you think once you make it to the range!

gwanghoops
12-04-2012, 10:05 PM
SA is so smooth and light. Had to change the front sight to a 6.5mm (from a 5.5mm) because I prefer not covering the entire bullseye.

JeremyS
12-04-2012, 10:16 PM
Jeremy Can you post a pic of your CGw sights

There are some on here but I don't know what thread anymore. I only have these crappy cell phone photos:

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-JwovuqUIdX0/UJNW5wI7pRI/AAAAAAAAD9U/HZD-KVmFxVo/s1024/20121101_134836.jpg

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ygbiZl4PalU/UJNW4nGWzUI/AAAAAAAAD8o/uMdlQvv2--M/s912/20121101_134947.jpg

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-YzGhuu3i2a8/UJNW548L27I/AAAAAAAAD84/OxZywO5LWfw/s800/20121101_135004.jpg

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-AypjfRfnXLA/UJNW6jgjphI/AAAAAAAAD9I/MPhs0gFC3Y8/s1440/20121101_135300.jpg


I did write a little review in this thread (post 7): http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/showthread.php?t=650090


...and my wife is watching the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show right now and I think I'm... WOW... definitely going to join her so I'll catch you on the flip side :laugh:

JeremyS
12-04-2012, 10:17 PM
Had to change the front sight to a 6.5mm (from a 5.5mm) because I prefer not covering the entire bullseye.

But a taller front sight lowers POI...

gwanghoops
12-04-2012, 10:52 PM
But a taller front sight lowers POI...

You're right. Probably getting my guns mixed up. Definitely did want to lower the POI. The front stock sight was visibly lower than the rear.

FLAWLS1
12-04-2012, 11:28 PM
Just canceled a layaway on a Sig P226 SS Elite 40sw to reserve one of these with the cocobolo grips and getting a standard SP-01 out next week.

LOL, I'm going to get a regular SP01 too.