Last week I blogged about the Turkish made Canik 55 pistol which resembles the CZ 75. Well I discovered that a company called Canik-USA has been formed to be the exclusive US distributor for the pistol, designated as the model .
MSRP on the base model is $485.00 so the street price should be pretty attractive.
Here are some specs on the base model ‘C100B’ from the Canik-USA web site:
“With the artistry and craftsmanship of Canik55 it is no wonder why they have become a leading provider for the Turkish military and police forces. As the only privately held Turkish company with a NATO quality assurance certification we strive to provide the most accurate out of the box quality heirloom firearms.
Caliber : 9 mm Parabellum (9×19)
Body: 7.2 in.
Height: 5 in.
Width: 1.38 in.
Weight: 24.4 oz.
Barrel Length: 3.9 in.
• 3 hammer position safety (de, half and cocked)
• Cold Forged barrel
• Luminescent rear and front sights
• 2 – Mec-Gar® brand 13 round high capacity magazines
• All components are chrome plated
• Low trigger pull weight
• Double action/Single action trigger mechanism
• Lockable hard molded case
• ASTM F 2369/California AB106 DOJ-approved safety device
• Cleaning rod and brush
Not Available in California, Massachusetts or where prohibited by law.
Canik-USA is not affiliated in any way with and is not an authorized dealer of Ceska zbrojovka Uhersky Brod.”