CZ (Ceska Zbrojovka) CZ 455

Description

The Ceska Zbrojovka CZ 455 is a bolt-action hunting rifle chambered in .17 HMR, .22 LR or .22 WMR. CZ designed the the 455 line for leisure and sport shooting, and to hunt small game. The line consists of the LUX, American, FS, Varmint and Precision Trainer. The American was introduced in 2011 and seems to be the most popular model. But the FS, Varmint and Precision Trainer were introduced as new guns at the 2012 SHOT Show.

Features include s a cold hammer forged barrel, which means a machine ran a mandrel through the bore. Hammer forging produces durable and accurate rifling. The rifle uses an interchangeable barrel system that lets the shooter change the stock or the caliber easily. The 455 can also use some of the 452-line barrels. The trigger is adjustable too. It comes with a 5-round magazine, but a single-shot and 10-round magazine are also available. 

Of the five models, the biggest difference between them are the stocks.

The LUX has a Turkish walnut stock, a blued steel barrel and is only available in .22 LR and .22 WMR.

The FS is similar to the LUX, but has a different stock. The stock runs the entire length of the barrel, Mannlicher style.

The American is the updated version of the 452, but with tighter tolerances. Also, the American can use the 452 line’s barrels

The Varmint is similar to the others except it has a heavier barrel and is available with two different stocks: a walnut stock or a laminate stock. The laminate stock is called the SS Evolution Stock, which is fully ambidextrous, has a thumb hole, and has a blue and grey finish.

And the Precision Trainer is intended for tactical training. It has a MCS-T4 Manners Composite stock, meaning a flatter forend, more horizontal pistol grip and extra room for the shooter’s thumb. It’s also incredibly durable and resistant to heat. It is only available chambered in .22 LR.

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Specifications

CZ 455 American
Caliber:.17 HMR
.22 LR
.22 WMR
Capacity:5
Sights:None
Features:Adjustable trigger; the 452 line changes to 455 (barrels interchangeable)
Action:Bolt
Stock:American walnut
Material/Finish:Steel
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Weight:6.1 pounds
Barrel Length:20.5"
Twist:1 in 9"
Overall Length:38.2"
CZ 455 LUX
Caliber:.22 LR
.22 WMR
Capacity:5
Sights:Adjustable iron sights
Action:Bolt
Stock:Walnut
Material/Finish:Steel/blue
Weight:6.1 pounds
Barrel Length:20.7"
Overall Length:38.6"
CZ 455 FS
Caliber:.17 HMR
.22 LR
.22 WMR
Capacity:5
Sights:Adjustable iron sights
Action:Bolt
Stock:Walnut (Mannlicher style)
Material/Finish:Steel/blue
Weight:6.38 pounds
Barrel Length:20.7"
Overall Length:39.2"
CZ 455 Varmint
Caliber:.17 HMR
.22 LR
.22 WMR
Capacity:5
Sights:None
Features:Heavy barrel; and adjustable trigger
Action:Bolt
Stock:SS Evolution stock in blue and grey
Walnut
Material/Finish:Steel/blue
CZ 455 Precision Trainer
Caliber:.22 LR
Capacity:5
Sights:None
Features:Adjustable trigger
Action:Bolt
Stock:MCS-T4 Manners Composite Stock in coyote tan
Material/Finish:Steel/blue
MSRP$463.00

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