The CZ Lady Sterling Over/Under is the stunning classic shotgun for women who can keep up or even pass the shooting skills of men. Continue reading to find out more about this beauty.
CZ Lady Sterling Over/Under: The Gun For Lady Shooters
The CZ Lady Sterling Over/Under features specifications that fit perfectly for female shooters. Its dimensions allow this beauty to be firm yet placed comfortably on the shoulders of the lady while still maintaining sight on the target. This firearm is made with beauty qualified for a lady to use. You might want to give this to your mother, wife, girlfriend, or daughter for some competition shooting.
The CZ Lady Sterling Over/Under is built by the Ceska Zbrojovka (CZ) a.s. Uhersky Brod from the Czech Republic and is imported by CZ U.S.A. This stunning shotgun is built on an Upland Sterling receiver. It comes in a 12” gauge ammunition with 28” barrels, chambered for both 2 ¾” and 3” shells. The increase of pitch makes this over/under shotgun place comfortably on your shoulders.
It has a one of a kind dimensions made specifically for a lady. It is made of high-quality Turkish-Walnut Stock with a black finish. Here are the specifications:
- Chambering: 12 Gauge
- Max Shell Length: 3”
- Barrel Length: 28”
- Chokes: Includes 5 (F, IM, M, IC, C)
- Stock: Turkish walnut with adjustable comb, female dimensions, and laser stippling
- Length of Pull: 000 in
- Fore end Style: Modern with laser stippling
- Receiver Finish: Two-tone satin and gloss chrome
- Barrel Finish: Gloss black chrome
- Ejector Extractor: Ejectors
- Rib: 8mm Flat Vent
- Overall Length: 63″
- Weight: 5 lb.
- Comb: Adjustable, 1.5″
- Heel: 3″
- Trigger Mech: Mechanical, selectable for barrel
- Safety: Manual tang safety
Ease of Use and Performance
Guns are known for being heavy due to the material it’s made of. The Lady Sterling is made equally fit for a lady to use. With the right practice in aiming and shooting, this firearm can be a lady’s best friend in her action moments whether in the field, shooting competitions, or just as a home-defense gun. The gun is light enough for ladies to carry and use. This beauty's dimensions allow the women to mount it firmly while aiming at a target.
Pros and Cons
- Versatile – it can not only be used for shooting competitions or in hunting but also for home-defense.
- Significantly raised stock – because of this feature, women, especially those with longer necks, can easily mount the gun properly.
- Well-balanced barrel and stock.
- Trigger and grip are well-suited for lady shooters.
- Limited specification –It is limited to 12 gauge and 28” barrel length only, it may be suitable for some ladies but others may feel otherwise.
- Hard recoil pad
- No center sighting bead
Overall Verdict and Price
With the price ranging from $1,200 and up (depending on where you purchase the gun), the CZ Lady Sterling O/U is a fairly good deal. This beauty can be the perfect on-hand defensive firearm for your mother, wife, girlfriend, or daughter whenever and wherever.
Take a look at the CZ Sterling family of shotguns in this video:
Considering the price and ease of use for lady shooters, the CZ Lady Sterling Over/Under is a good buy. It could be a perfect gift for any woman in your life who's interested in trying out some shooting. I'm considering of purchasing one for my wife just in case someone messes with our home!
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Editor’s Note – This post was originally published in September 2015 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.