As found throughout the Czech Small Arms (CSA) line of vz.58 rifles and pistols, the vz.58 Compact pistol 7.62 possesses the patented 'push-down' plate on the bolt carrier. The patented ‘push-down’ plate ensures the user will not experience possible misfire problems that can be found with other manufacturer vz.58 type firearms.
The color of the finish is a semi gloss/matte black coating (cured at 300°F). The coating has been applied over a phosphate finish to maximize finish durability. The new production pistol barrels are manufactured by Lothar Walther in Germany and made from a high alloy Chrome Molybdenum steel (4340) and is chrome-lined. The thread protector is removable and the thread pattern is 14x1 right hand (standard vz.58 thread pattern).
The Sa vz.58 pistol in 7.62x39 is manufactured by Czech Small Arms in Jablunka, Czech Republic and includes the following:
- high quality barrel manufactured by Lothar Walther in Germany
- chrome lined barrel bore
- patented push-down plate on bolt carrier to prevent misfire issues (Czech Small Arms vz. 58 firearms are the only vz. 58s manufactured with this vital part to ensure reliability)
- drilled and tapped side rail holes in receiver for do-it-yourself side rail installation for optic mounts (side rail and optic mount not included with pistol)
- semi gloss/matte black finish cured at 300 °F over phosphate.
- two 30 round magazines
- owner's manual
- cleaning kit
- 5 year warranty