The CZ 453 American is a bolt-action rifle chambered in .22 LR and .17 HMR. The rifle was designed specifically for the American market, and utilizes a single-stage trigger, which has an adjustable mechanism. The 453 American’s barrel has six grooves with a 1 in 9″ twist rate. A left-handed only version of the rifle can be found in the CZ 452 American. The company recommends the rifle for hunting.
The 453 American features an American stock. The gun’s 22.5″ cold hammer-forged barrel comes with a blued finish. The 453 American features a detachable five-round magazine. It does not come with sights. The length of pull comes set at 13.7″. The total length is 40.2″ while the the gun weighs 5.9 lbs. as a whole.
Česká zbrojovka translates as “Czech Army”, so it comes as no surprise then that CZ firearms has a long history of supplying weapons to militaries around the globe. The CZ name can be found on a variety of handguns, small bore and big bore rifles, military rifles and submachine guns.