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Old 03-11-2018, 05:28 PM   #1
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Default Why are CZ75s insulted as hipster guns?

What is the deal with this? I do not even own a CZ75, but see absurd comments and memes out there insulting the hell out of this pistol? Is this a FUDD thing or what? It seems like an awesome design.

For instance, a friend who for some odd reason hates CZs because they are "hipster guns" sent this (attached)
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Old 03-11-2018, 05:31 PM   #2
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I have never heard them called hipster guns. Not everybody can have good taste I guess.
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Old 03-11-2018, 06:09 PM   #3
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Because they are antiquated compared to what is avaible today of smaller, lighter, striker fired handguns. Just like the AK being the hipster rifle of choice today in the US for some of the same reason.
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Old 03-11-2018, 06:24 PM   #4
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Ha - I've not heard the CZ75 considered to be a "hipster" gun. Some one would have to define the term for me? "Hipster" as some male wearing their trousers down at crotch lever and their ass hanging out in some sort of fad display for no known reason (A Fad I might add that has been going on for nigh on 19 years at least and getting a tad old - really) - THAT Kind of "Hipster"? Actually I haven't heard that from any one, but see quite a few "Hipsters" crab walking about, one hand on trou. I doubt any of them could handle a CZ75 efficiently or with effect. I didn't even know that the AK was a "Hipster" rifle of choice. Same thing applies to effective use and operation - and one might need to take ones hand off the trou long enough to effectively utilize, or before some little three year old kid says to them - I'll help you with your pants mister - I mastered that shit when I was two...........
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News to me. I need some CZ 75's in my life.
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Just jealousy, on the part of those stuck with cheap, plastic, striker fired crap.
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I saw a pack of glasses wearing, bearded, skinny jeans wearing hipsters the other day and almost had to projectile vomit.

The polymer frame version of the gun in the meme (Phantom) only weighs 28oz.
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Old 03-11-2018, 06:51 PM   #8
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Hipsters jump on board with what is slightly exotic, yet affordable and euro, hence CZ
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Old 03-11-2018, 07:04 PM   #9
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CZ 75s are great pistolas. I stayed away from them from a logistics standpoint, mags and spare parts can be hard to find or expensive.
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Never heard of it.

CZ's are fine pistols.

I prefer to carry the CZ 75 Compact, over my Glock 19 or Snub Nose most days.
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What is the deal with this?

For instance, a friend who for some odd reason hates CZs because they are "hipster guns" sent this (attached)
Ask YOUR Friend where he gets his "Logic" and then you can share here so everyone can get a good laugh at YOUR Friend.

Obviously his opinion matters to you.....lol
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Old 03-11-2018, 08:13 PM   #12
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I'd think a hipster gun would be a Glock or S&W MP. Both are pretty darn common. And besides, Jeff Cooper thought the CZ was a great handgun, but then again, maybe some folks have no idea of who he was, or maybe Elmer Keith.
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Old 03-11-2018, 08:25 PM   #13
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Seeing the way hipsters dress, I would think they would be more inclined to be of the Block persuasion. 🤣
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Old 03-11-2018, 08:42 PM   #15
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I would have suspected it would be called an "old man gun" or something like that because it is based on classic design principles and made of all steel.

The statement just does not make sense.
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Old 03-12-2018, 06:43 AM   #17
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Ba ba you may be stuck in some obscure window licking basement of the internet with obscure window licking friends if you think this outlier is widespread. I've never heard this phenomena and I get around.
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Who wrote that stuff on the attachment??

The Russians?
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From the Glocks and Cocks crowd...
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I've never owned a CZ75, and don't really have any immediate plans to change that. It is a classic pistol however, and has earned its place among the most proven designs to ever come along. Hipster? Nawww. I've never heard it called that. If any pistol could be associated with the hipster crowd, I'd say it would be those custom "Glock" pistols that hipsters seem to swoon over that no longer contain any Glock parts, and are priced in the $2,000.00 range. Those, are what I'd call hipster pistols.
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Old 03-12-2018, 01:07 PM   #21
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Hipsters are known for embracing things that are different for no other reason than that they're different. The VZ58 has been called the Hipster AK, by Hickock 45's son for example, because it's exotic and out of the mainstream.

Hipsters only care that something looks cool or retro and sets them apart from other people, so that they can feel special without having to actually do anything special. They don't care about quality or function. It can be a piece of shit, but because it looks unique, hipsters will love it. It's a poser mentality fostering a false sense of superiority.

The CZ and VZ58 aren't pieces of shit, but they could be, and the hipster-type would still be attracted to them.
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The only time I ever heard the term Hipster was on the TV show Seinfeld. someone called Kramer a hipster doofus!
everyone has their favorite handgun, they just feel for some reason that trashing other is the thing to do. It's a sign of immaturity!
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I saw a pack of glasses wearing, bearded, skinny jeans wearing hipsters the other day and almost had to projectile vomit.

The polymer frame version of the gun in the meme (Phantom) only weighs 28oz.
And itís 28oz of suuuuuuuuuuuuch a nice gun!!
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Ahhh, OP? I'm afraid your friend is a bona fide snowflake. I've never heard of hipsters favoring the CZ75 to begin with, but even if they did the ol' 75 has a track record and a fan base that are all its own.
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And itís 28oz of suuuuuuuuuuuuch a nice gun!!

Man I know. I've had it in and out of the shopping cart at least four times. If I hadn't bought FOUR frickin CZ and CZ clones in last couple months I'd be jumping on this one too.

I should have bought this one as opposed to the P-09 which is nice, but it uses that newish omega trigger system which breaks a bit too far back to the frame for me.

Dang, am I a hipster? The horror! Prob not tho. I wear dickies jeans and carhartt t-shirts lol and focus on 100% on function w guns to the point that I own a hi point jhp in .45 ACP lol
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Anyone who thinks CZ is "hipster" is an ignoramus who doesn't know what a "hipster" is.
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Man I know. I've had it in and out of the shopping cart at least four times. If I hadn't bought FOUR frickin CZ and CZ clones in last couple months I'd be jumping on this one too.

I should have bought this one as opposed to the P-09 which is nice, but it uses that newish omega trigger system which breaks a bit too far back to the frame for me.

Dang, am I a hipster? The horror! Prob not tho. I wear dickies jeans and carhartt t-shirts lol and focus on 100% on function w guns to the point that I own a hi point jhp in .45 ACP lol
Everyone should own a decocker SP-01. Be it the metal frame one or the Phantom. The Phantom is a pleasure to shoot and carry.

Now...........A Phantom frame with a P-01 slide. Oh yes
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From the Glocks and Cocks crowd...

Everybody knows that Glocks and sigs, especially with fru fru finishes, are for hipsters.

Fathers, donít let your sons grow up to be glocktards...
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Hipsters like and do things that other people like even though they may not like it.
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I am a member of some CZ groups. I think the hipster moniker is mostly self-depreciating humor. CZs are still a niche market compared to Glocks, Sigs, etc., and therefore hipster, or nostalgic just for the sake of being cool.
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Dear heaven, please tell me that they haven't discovered the old SIG 220s with the heel-clip mag releases. That would be like watching Justin Bieber drive by in Elvis Presley's old BMW.
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I thought hipsters hated guns because they were mean , scary and racist. What do I know.
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Gonna share a secret about gun owners that explains a lot of behavior like this.

Most dudes can't afford all the guns they want, or other circumstances such as the missus keeping their nuts in her purse forbids it. So they can only afford/be allowed a handful of guns and because their choice is limited they feel the need to constantly defend their choice of guns that borders on religion. Can't have everyone else suspecting that they didn't make the absolute best choice out there dontchaknow.

Suddenly you get guys who own a glock or two, a shotgun, an AR, and maybe an AK popping off at the mouth about "antiquated" guns like the CZ or Beretta 92 because they don't want anyone thinking they're too poor or too pussy whipped to have more than a glock.

"nah man those things are heavy, metal, and triggers are too hard, that is why I got a glawk brand glawk, it's the best out there" sounds a lot better than "I have never shot a 75 or 92, but I got a Glock because it's a good gun and I can't have a bunch of pistols." Instead, you see people trashing on shit they can't afford and calling it names because they're covering. All the guys I know with big collections don't shit on guns. They can discuss the pros and cons and their opinions, but you don't see the rabid fanboyism because they can and have experienced a lot more than the 1 or 2 guns they're allowed or can afford to have.
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Noir said they were 'hipster guns'. This is likely where the person got it from and decided it would be a good idea to parrot what he heard.
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