The CZ 550 American Safari Magnum is a bolt-action rifle chambered in .375 H&H, .416 Rigby, .458 Lott, .458 Win.
The 550 American Safari resembles the 500 Safari Magnum, but comes with an American pattern stock, which is available in three different laminate colors, as well as field grade and fancy grade American black walnut.
There is also a Kevlar reinforced polymer stock available. The 550 series is based off Mauser 98 rifles, but differ slightly in the firing mechanism. CZ recommends the gun for big game hunting.
The American Safari Magnum features a straight comb American walnut stock designed primarily to be used with optics. The gun has three leaf express sights and a single-set trigger mechanism. The blued receiver has integral scope bases. The American Safari Magnum also features a 25″ cold hammer-forged barrel with a blued finish. The gun’s fixed magazine has a capacity of five.
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, smallbore and bigbore rifles, military rifles and submachine guns.