The company “Zbroyar” for more than ten years, is a leading manufacturer of civilian rifles in the Ukraine.
The company’s products are intended for precision shooting and are equally widely used as sporting weapons and hunting.
Zbroyar Z-10 is a precision hunting rifle, has a lot of modifications.
Overview of carbine Zbroyar Z-10
Zbroyar Z-10 – self-loading rifle with a rotating bolt. Recharge is done automatically through the use of energy of the powder gases, and the barrel is locked by turning the bolt. Rifle involves maintaining only a single fire.
The model has excellent accuracy. If earlier the accuracy was specified only with proper ammunition, the new modifications according to the reviews became really “omnivorous”. Moreover, the new versions are compatible with foreign counterparts: it is possible to replace the bolt, buffer, receiver, without appreciable loss in accuracy.
One of the features of the model – possibility of disassembly 2 composite element. In such a way to transport the rifle much easier.
Advantages and disadvantages
The greatest interest, of course, present a new version of the third generation of rifles Zbroyar Z-10. Compared to the previous they differ in less weight, with the forearm relief and contour of the barrel has occurred without loss of accuracy of fire.
- Accuracy remains one of the main characteristics of the rifle. Depending on the modification, the accuracy ranges from 0.75 to 1.5 arc minute.
- The cocking handle is combined with the frame of the shutter. This feature allows you to remove a stuck cartridge and load it.
- Original slide group, performed at the factory “Zbroyar”.
- The receiver is made by milling from a plate of aluminum alloy of high strength. Casting and forging are not applied, which ensures much higher strength and reliability of the mechanism. To improve the performance of the receiver after manufacturing are subjected to tumbling in ceramic particles and anodize.
- On the latest versions of the Zbroyar Z-10 mount a new adjustable gazblok very high quality.
- Provides for the attachment of the optional side and bottom straps. The forearm mounted Picatinny rail under the sights.
- The barrel are made of stainless steel, cold forged or – a considerable plus to ensure accuracy. Locked 7 lugs.
- The carbine comes with a 10-round magazine. The wall thickness of the barrel and work automation enable you to shoot 10 rounds without the risk of overheating of the barrel.
- The kit model comes with a muzzle brake. Of muzzle devices you can also use the silencer.
The disadvantages of the product include weight. Depending on modification of rifle without magazine weighs 4.2-5.5 kg. For the forest hunting a lot. Also note the rather high cost compared to earlier versions of the rifle.
The Rifle Zbroyar Z-10 20″
- The carbine was designed as a hunting rifle, and that is its main purpose. Caliber .308 Win, 7,62*51 involves hunting for the average Fox, fur-bearing animals and big game – wild boar, ROE deer, wolf. Recommended distance from 400 to 800 m. the Weapon is designed for use in middle and Northern latitudes: the weapon operates reliably at temperatures from -50 to +50 C.
- Zbroyar Z-10 provides high precision shooting, so the rifle is often used as sporting weapons.
- Allowed the use of the carbine as a civilian weapon for self-defense.
The range of rifles includes 3 major groups with a few modifications. The difference is quite significant.
- Basic rifle – Basic, designed for the .308 Winchester, includes 4 different versions, differing in the disposal system, the length of the barrel, long gas system, and other things.
- Professional series – Proff SS, is available for the .308 Winchester, the 6.5*47 mm, .260 Remington.
- Precision – Bartlein PRS. The main difference is the quality of the barrel. Patterning is made 0.3–0.25 MOA. Available for the same calibers: .308 Winchester, the 6.5*47 mm, .260 Remington.
Technical characteristics of the weapons Zbroyar (Zbroyar) Z-10 is given below.
The most popular, of course, hunting rifles series Basic. The model has been improved and are quite different from each other.
|Caliber||.308 Win, 7,62*51|
|The principle of operation||Butterfly valve, diversion of propellant gases|
|System||The direct injection of gases||Piston with short stroke|
|Length gas-system, mm||Standard||Average|
|Barrel length, mm||610||510||406||406|
|Total length mm||1140||1100||985||985|
|Sighting range, mm||800||500||400||400|
|Accuracy MOA||0,75||Of 1.00||1,25||1,50|
At different sighting distance is the maximum range of all versions is the same – 2000 m.
By design features distinguish rifle with a barrel length of 16 inches – Zbroyar Z-10 16’ and a barrel length of 20 inches – Zbroyar Z-10 20’. The separation length, of course, conditional, the main here are other features of the models.
- While the length of the barrel, the latter refers to the type of freely posted, that is, never in contact with the bed and secured only to the receiver. Have Zbroyar Z-10 16’ barrel made of stainless steel, and Zbroyar Z-10 20’ barrel, cold forged.
- At the end of the muzzle of the barrel is threaded under the muzzle device. The set of models included two-chamber muzzle brake-compensator.
- The receiver – type billet, are milled from a single piece of aluminum aircraft alloy. Stamping is not allowed. Box anodize coating is available in three colours – sand, green and black.
- In Zbroyar Z-10 16’ gazblok adjustable, Zbroyar Z-10 20’ – unregulated, on the tightening screws.
- The forearm is performed with a Picatinny rail for all versions. USM in two-stage Zbroyar Z-10 16’ single-in Zbroyar Z-10 20’ produced at the plant Zbroyar.
- Zbroyar Z-10 20″ will run on the platform of the AR-10, gas venting system “Direct Impingement”. The kit includes the pistol grip of the M4.
To clamp the forearm, tightening gasblok, nuts additional slats applied metric that allows you to use the hardware and keys. The pitch of the rifling depends on the modification of the rifle.
Picking and packing
Equipment may vary and subject to change. The standard kit includes:
- cover fabric for the carbine;
- the butt of one of the two types;
- shop for 10 rounds;
- gun belt;
- muzzle brake-compensator – not all models;
- cardboard box.
You need to pay attention that the mechanical sighting device is not equipped with a carbine.
The principle of operation
- Automatic charging is carried out in a standard way: using the energy of powder gases that appear through the holes in the barrel to the gas chamber and due to the spring force of the return device. In the gas chamber of the powder gases expand, pressure is transmitted through the gas tube to the bolt carrier. The latest and activates other mechanisms of rifles.
- When fired, the shutter is locked at 7 lugs while turning the bolt. The return spring is placed in the cavity of the butt, so the collapsible stock in Zbroyar Z-10 is excluded.
- USM hammer type leads to the possibility of only single shots. After each shot, it should automatically recharge.
- Cartridge case from the chamber is ejected by means of extractor and ejector.
- The rifle is equipped with detachable magazines to 10 rounds. After all the cartridges are fired, the bolt carrier is automatically locked in the rear position.
It is probable nedosypanija cartridge – shutter stays open. In this case, to send the cartridge can be manually: in order to vigorously hit the reload lever until the shutter closes.
Service rifle involves the partial disassembly, cleaning and lubrication of weapons. The order of actions is the following.
- First and foremost, you should make sure that the gun isn’t loaded. To do this, disconnect the shop, give the handle recharge ago moving parts to inspect the chamber. Then return the moving part to its original position.
- Turn the fuse and pressing the trigger, do control descent.
- Remove the rear and then the front pin and disconnect the upper part of the receiver.
- The upper part is placed on a horizontal surface and is pulled to its rearmost position the handle reloading. With the other hand utaplivayut to lock the release button of the handle and slide the handle to the right, take it from the bolt.
- Remove the bolt from the receiver.
- Node disassemble the bolt: pull the pin shutter transfer shutter in the rear position and pull the finger of the bolt.
Complete disassembly of the rifle is made only for repair and only in a workshop. The Assembly of the items in the reverse order.
Cleaned the carbine is recommended after every shooting. Done after 5000 shots would need to replace the gas tube. After 10 thousand rounds accuracy starts to decrease. If the index decreases 2 times, you need to replace the barrel.
Compatibility Zbroyar Z-10 with foreign analogues allows very greatly to modify the rifle. Permitted to substitute the butt of the bolt, buffer, barrel and so on.
However, the first set of sights. As practice shows, the hunters prefer optical sights, the benefit of a Picatinny rail allows you to install any model. However, novice shooters are encouraged to try a mechanical devices.
The price and the reviews about the model Zbroyar (Zbroyar) Z-10 is given below.
Buy carabiner logical in his Homeland. The cost from the manufacturer ranges from 42000 to UAH 61600. depending on the model.
The ammunition for the Zbroyar Z-10 to get just weapons is indeed “omnivorous”. So you can shoot both cartridges with cartridges with a polymer shell, zinc, lacquered cartridge case and so on. The cost is more than reasonable – 9 to 13 p per unit.
Legendary weapons Zbroyar Z-10, we do not take too young a weapons factory and a model in spite of all their virtues too little known. However, the high accuracy and easy rifle to the quality of ammunition, without doubt forced to talk about himself many hunters.
Those who managed to get acquainted with a ruler Zbroyar Z-10, and consider it one of the most accurate rifles for hunting.