Your thoughts on the fnx .40 and a baby eagle 9mm

Discussion in 'Centerfire Pistols & Revolvers' started by justsomeguy, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. justsomeguy

    justsomeguy New Member

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    Jan 2, 2012
    Detroit Mich
    Well just as the title reads are these good units have you had any personal experience with them?
     
  2. jbrescue

    jbrescue New Member

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    Mar 8, 2012
    N. Ridgeville, Ohio
    I had a first generation in .40. It was an amazing weapon to shoot. It just weighed a ton. The newer generation ones are lighter.
     

  3. LDBennett

    LDBennett Well-Known Member

    Dec 20, 2003
    Hesperia, CA
    Unless things have changed over time the Baby eagle is a CZ 75 clone. Why not buy the real thing? CZ handguns are superb as are their rifles. I have several of both the pistols and the rifles. Love em! I have multiple safes full of all kinds of guns that I can compare the CZ's to, and the CZ are about the most gun for the least money you can buy...plus they are generally accurate.

    LDBennett
     
  4. Helix_FR

    Helix_FR Active Member

    Apr 14, 2009
    Imperial, MO
    I agree with LD on the CZ's. Best handgun IMO but the FNX40 is nothing to be ashamed of. Fantastic gun to shoot also.
     
  5. justsomeguy

    justsomeguy New Member

    66
    Jan 2, 2012
    Detroit Mich
    Well my first choice was the fn for myself and the baby for my wifeg but after a lot research i am thinking CZ for both
     
  6. jstgsn

    jstgsn Well-Known Member

    Nov 1, 2009
    Milford, Delaware
    I understand they are called "eaglets" :)
    When in doubt about any firearm. Buy both, or all.
     
  7. 3/2 STA SS

    3/2 STA SS Active Member

    I had one made in 1995 that was all steel,9mm and made in Israel. Great accurate pistol. I want another in .40.
     
  8. LDBennett

    LDBennett Well-Known Member

    Dec 20, 2003
    Hesperia, CA
    The original Baby Eagles were made in Israel but where are they made today?

    Even the originals were nothing more than a CZ75 clone. I still say "Why not buy the original instead of a clone?". CZ's are now readily available through CZ-USA and the all steel CZ75B is a landmark gun.

    LDBennett
     
  9. warbird1

    warbird1 New Member

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    Apr 14, 2012
    Sometimes the "clone" is an improvement on the original. Love my Jericho 941 built in 2008. It along with my S&W M&P .45 are my favorites among my handguns.
     
  10. LDBennett

    LDBennett Well-Known Member

    Dec 20, 2003
    Hesperia, CA
    warbird1:

    Real CZ's are absolutely excellent guns and NO clone is better, in my opinion.

    LDBennett
     
  11. warbird1

    warbird1 New Member

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    Apr 14, 2012
    LDBennett:

    Just teasing a bit. From reviews and articles I have read I have no doubt CZ's are excellent firearms. No hands on experience with them. I do love my Jericho though. Extremely accurate and reliable. Love the all steel construction and the slide running inside the frame. Country of origin also does something for me.........Warbird1
     
  12. 3/2 STA SS

    3/2 STA SS Active Member

    The CZ75B model is really nice.
     
  13. Wolf 5.7

    Wolf 5.7 New Member

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    May 21, 2011
    I'm partial to FN and CZ. Why get a copy when you can get the real thing for the same price.
     
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