NRA Gun of the Week: CZ Sharp-Tail Coach Gun

posted on December 1, 2018

The coach gun—deriving from the days of horse-drawn, four-wheeled carriages—received a new lease on life with the popularity of cowboy-action shooting. Most of the guns you see working their way through a shotgun stage are side-by-side doubles, typically with short barrels, and sometimes with exposed hammers. In this NRA Gun of the Week video, Mark Keefe takes a look at a shotgun ideally suited for action shooting: CZ USA's Sharp-Tail Coach, a 3"-chambered CZ 12-ga. For more, visit

Model: Sharp-Tail Coach
Importer: CZ USA
Manufacturer: Huglu Cooperative (Turkey)
Action Type: side-by-side, break-action shotgun
Gauge: 12, 3”
Barrels: 20.1”
Choke: fixed, cylinder constriction
Finish: color-casehardened receiver, black hard-chromed barrels
Trigger: single mechanical; 3-lb., 13-oz.pull (front), 4-lb., 1-oz. pull (rear)
Sights: white front bead
Stock: Turkish walnut, pistol grip, beavertail fore-end
Weight: 7 lbs.
MSRP: $959

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