Stephen Winslett: This is not an short stroke Ak. This works totally different. The VZ is
striker fired rifle with bolt hold open. The ejection port is huge. Less
recoil and lighter than an Ak47. The only thing the VZ and Ak share is the
ahmet mehmet: This weapon is abused by century big time! They did a very bad job in
modifying to semiauto
Chad Burnett: Nicely done... Picking mine up tomorrow
Joe Orda: Nice video. As a left handed shooter how is easy it is for you to do
magazine changes and to manipulate the safety and over all operation of the
VZ 2008? I'm a lefty my self and just ordered one. Thank you.
perikaveera: So it's an AK with a Desert Eagle .50AE-like mechanism? Very nice, I had no
idea they made a short stroke AK. That should make it a lot less jumpy than
a standard AK. I already have a Yugo M92 PAP AK-47 pistol and I also have a
new Desert Eagle .50AE so I was wondering if they had one of these in the
AK-74 5.45 x 39 caliber since I already own a 7.62 x 39. I mean the Zastava
M92 PAP is one of the best and pricier of all the AKs out there but a 5.45
mm in this VZ would be so much smoother, cleaner, tighter and despite a
milled receiver, without a long piston and rotating bolt, actually even
Thanks for the video.
JohnnyUtah71: Awesome and informative video. Thank you.
Michael Rhoads: Incredably comprehensive thank you
aerhearts: Good review. Nice touch with the para-cord.
Hottrods1: How did you do that para cord wrap?
Ryan Ehlis: looks like SKS with detachable magazine
William Miller: fully loaded it is a pound lighter than an ak. Original mags are cheap and
can be quick-loaded in the rifle with sks stripper clips. awesome vid.
454pakr: Great review! Thanks!
MrThemBlues: This is a great review and great information. Thank you for all the detail
and information about the gun itself with no other outside commentary! Do
you have any other posts about this gun?
Red Beard Tactical: The more I hear you talk the more I think you'll say I am tony Montana
Here's my little friend.
pdmftw1: I would love to get one, also may look into a 556 version.... I do own a
CZ 75 and it is a REALLY NICE pistol....
MrSwat55: Great review!
Practical Firearms: @mechanisto1832 Yeah I shot it already. I have another video of me shooting
it. Check it out. I actually have seen nothing wrong with this rifle and
online there is really no indication of any problems with the century vz
rifles. Excellent buy dude.
yrusonoitall: Gr8 video....I'm really liking this riffle, but they are like 499+ Taxes,
but still worth the money.
Practical Firearms: I'm glad I was able to help.
Practical Firearms: @cruchi28 Also..... The NEA AR-15 stock adapter with the scope mount is
another way for me to mount optics but it requires that you replace the
folding stock which at this time i'm very happy with and not wiling to
replace any how but its good to have options. Once again thanks for taking
the time to watch the vid and to comment. Maybe one day you can post a vid
The Political Terrorist: I have a vz 58 like yours the only thing I don't like is the safty. If it
went forward it would be great. I have shoot thousands of rounds threw mine
with 0 fails I love my vz.
volcomkidd555: So is the vz2008 with paying $400 for? Has it ever jammed up or
malfunctioned? I am either going to buy this or trade in two of my guns for
the true vz58.
Davy Jones: You did a good job with this review. Much better than other gun reviews I
have seen. Keep up the good work,
Michael B: Singularly the best video on YouTube in regards to the VZ2008. I took one
of my FN40 USG/FDE's to my LGS in anticipation of trading it for a couple
Sig Sauer P229 conversion barrels, but as soon as I walked in, he smiled
and lifted a VZ2008 up onto the counter. I cursed him, I think, and after
fondling the ugly thing, I found myself impressed that it just wasn't
another AK-wannabe. Long story short, the FN40 & I parted ways on an even
trade for that NIB VZ2008 with 6 NOS magazines. I love it.
Practical Firearms: @gasitman The Vz58 has a chrome lined barrel and its supposed to be made
with better control quality. The Vz2008 came with a parkerized finish where
the Vz58 has a more typical finish like duracote or guncote not really sure
which one it is. When it came to control quality I can tell you that
everything on the Vz2008 was very good considering the difference in price.
Most of the parts are machined very nicely so there is really not much
fitting that could go wrong while assembling it. Thanks.
Practical Firearms: @pointseeker I got mined from JGSales when they had them for like 399 now
they are like 499 or more. Mine was also mix parkerized and painted. Really
pointseeker: @zaldivarbigboy where did you get yours from i cant find anywhere to buy a
century arms one i like the ca one because it is parkerized and the czech
point is painted
gasitman: so how is this compared to the vz 58? they look the same, but the paint
looks better on the 58.
19K7635: @zaldivarbigboy Yeah i have heard from most people that they really like
the quality and craftsmanship of this Weapon. Just out of curiosity what is
your longest target shot down range,with the VZ?
runner316: Same price as WASR 10's right now. I'm buying one of these soon!
rjardy: Excellent review. This put me over the edge on making a decision to buy
this in place ok an AK. Thank you
Practical Firearms: @Akeroh626 Hey buddy. There are a couple of ways to mounting optics on this
rifles. All of them tho require the gun to be modify from its original
form. One of those ways is by tapping the reciever and mounting an ak like
side optic mount, the other are the NEA upper handguard cover that has an
integrated rail to co-witness red dot sights or mount scopes with long eye
relieve, and the last one is a but stock addapter with a built in rail that
goes over the dustcover.
william lussier: junk gun
Practical Firearms: I like it. I have not had any problems with it as of yet. the rifles is
built very solid and it looks much better in person than in pictures. I
would try to buy if I could the VZ58 cause it comes with a chrome lined
barrel. and most cheap 7.62 ammo is corrosive. The only drawbacks of the vs
were uneven finish and non chrome lined barrel. Positives are the striker
fire trigger feel and pull, the safety location and ergonomics of the
rifles as a hole.
Practical Firearms: @swamperchevy87 Thanks...
runner316: Great review, I think the most informative one on the VZ2008 I've seen on
YouTube yet. Thanks for making the video!
19K7635: Not to sure where you bought the vz-58 for 350.00. The one i am looking at
is 799.00 the Sa. 58 Military. I cannot wait to get this was looking to get
a 1960 Polish AK47 but I am leaning towards this more.
Ed J: Excellent review
mechanisto1832: Good review dude... Have you shot it yet? Any Century issues like canted
sights or key-holing?
dustyatticx: Excellent review. What I liked best is that you don't waste my time. I can
never finish a video where the guy rambles on about nothing I care about.
There's no slow spots in this review, you're always demonstrating something
relevant, and moving on to the next piece of info. I really enjoyed it.
Nice clear video and sound too.
purifieddragon: to reduce heat on the handguard how did foil do? have you compare between
foil and the manifold heat wrap?
Practical Firearms: @19K7635 Keep in mind mine was made by century and was called the VZ2008.
Its the same basic concept with some american made parts and I like you
will lean towards the VZ over any ak due to its design being too me a
better quality and functional rifle.
Gangster88232: Nice, but this folding stock isn´t good choice for target practice. Stock´s
bolt is released after a few blows. But this gun is excellent. Better than
Practical Firearms: @Gangster88w232 someone said the same thing on the forums. Turns out they
just need some red lock tight to keep them in place. The factory ones don't
come with any. I have not dogged mine yet.
Practical Firearms: @arrowtracer Thanks man. I sent mine back to century and they were very
helpful. I sent it cause the folding mechanism was too tight and also the
dust cover had a bit of play to it, they were very helpful and friendly and
it litteraly only took two weeks including transit times for them to repair
and return me the rifle. They had some serious issues with their tantals
being out of spec but the vz design really leaves very little room for
error. I recomend jg sales as your dealer
swamperchevy87: great review, i like the paracord wrap idea
ChristianRifleClub: Very good video I enjoyed it very informative. I have two CZ 858 TACTICAL 2
these weapons were manufactured exclusively for Canada. The main
differences being that they are military surplus never issued they have a
forged receiver opposed to milled receiver. As well the barrels are 18.5 "
in order to be classified ad a non restricted firearm which is not required
to be registered. They are a great 24/7 Truck Gun for personal defense and
come with (4) 20/5 round mags, bayonet & sling.
Akeroh626: I've been looking at this rifle, as a cheap first rifle. it seems easy to
maintain and I've heard good things about it's accuracy...but is is
possible to mount optics on it, even with aftermarket attachments? It seems
like the way the bolt works would make that impossible.
Practical Firearms: @cruchi28 Thanks for the comment. The first thing that came to mind for me
was lining the bottom hand-guard with some heavy duty foil paper.... I
figure if it can handle the fire from a grill it should help keep the
bottom handguard cool, but now you have me another avenue. I will probably
try both and see which one keeps it cooler. Also for some reason what
brought me to the vz was its looks.It just looks so different from
everything else. I do like the NEA top hand guard to mount optics.