Firearms - CZ

Common characteristics of the Rimfire rifles

The rimfire rifles produced by Česká Zbrojovka Uherský Brod are ranked among the most sought-after firearms of their kind on the world market. Quality, long service life, accuracy and safe handling are the main virtues of these firearms designed for teenagers, hunters and sports shooters.

The CZ 452 - 2E ZKM rimfire rifle line are firearms of a compact design with a robustly constructed Mauser-type action. The trigger mechanism has an adjustable trigger pull and a safety located at the rear part of the bolt. The rifles feature a tangent rear sight adjustable for elevation and windage. The receiver is factory milled for telescopic sight mounts. The CZ 452 - 2E ZKM rifles are supplied with a magazine holding 5 or 10 cartridges. The barrel can be fitted with a muzzle thread to accept the Still or Parker-Hale sound moderators.

Characteristic features of all versions

The CZ 452 ZKM is well balanced and consequently quick and easy to aim, the tangent rear sights adjustable in wide range of shooting distances, easy mounting of rifle scope, controlling elements which are simple in operation, and easy to reach, adjustable trigger pull, cocking indicator indicates cocking of the striking mechanism, easy disassembly for cleaning and routine maintenance, which can be carried out without any tools, a high degree of accuracy when firing, a long service life, high functional reliability in all environments, even with ammunitions made by various manufacturers, and with different types of bullets, threaded muzzle as option for Still or Parker Hale moderator attachment.

Common characteristics of the Centrefire CZ 550

The CZ 550 line of rifles represent a new diversified line of elegant, aesthetic and ergonomically designed firearms..The rifles are provided with a compact trigger mechanism featuring a single-set trigger firmly connected to the barrelled action. The trigger can be used as a single stage trigger, the set-trigger can regulate trigger pull and trigger travel before and after discharge. The set-trigger can be easily dismantled without impairing its functional properties or adjustment of the single stage trigger mechanism.

The CZ 550 rifles are provided with a two position noiseless safety which is disengaged in a forward direction as standard. The three - position safety can be supplied on special order (mid-position permits the opening of the bolt but the trigger mechanism remains on safe). Stocks are fitted with sling-swivels as standard, quick release swivels can be fitted on request.

The CZ 550 rifles can be supplied with open adjustable sights or without sights accommodated to receive special sights attachments. The CZ 550 rifles with open sights are provided with a bead front sight and rear sight located in such a way as not to interfere with even the biggest rifle scopes.

Common characteristics of the Centrefire CZ 527

The CZ 527 is well balanced and consequently quick and easy to aim. Easy mounting of rifle scope. Controlling elements which are simple to operate and easy to reach, (bolt handle, set-trigger configuration, safety, bolt catch, magazine catch). A completely adjustable trigger mechanism, incorporating set-trigger. The cocking indicator indicates cocking of the striking mechanism. Easy disassembly for cleaning and routine maintenance, which can be carried out without any tools. A high degree of accuracy when firing. A long service life and high functional reliability in all environments - even when using ammunition made by various manufacturers, and with different types of bullets

Characteristic features of all versions

A wide assortment of calibres, allowing optimum choice of calibre – according to the particular use of the rifle. The CZ 527 is well balanced and consequently quick and easy to aim. Easy mounting of rifle scope. Controlling elements which are simple to operate and easy to reach, (bolt handle, set-trigger configuration, safety, bolt catch, magazine catch). A completely adjustable trigger mechanism, with or without set-trigger. Easy disassembly for cleaning and routine maintenance, which can be carried out without any tools. A high degree of accuracy when firing. A long service life and high functional reliability in all environments - even when using ammunition made by various manufacturers, and with different types of bullets.

CZ 550 American
CZ550
Technical Data Version 1
   Mag. Version Fixed Magazine cap. 5
   Stock/Grip American Overall length 1135mm (44.69 in.)
Caliber .270 Win.
6.5 x 55 SE
7 x 57
9.3 x 62
30-06 Sprg.
Barrel length 600mm (23.62 in.)
  Weight 3300g (7.3 lbs.)
Barrel Hammer forged
Trigger Single set
The CZ 550 American has all the features of the CZ 550 Lux but in an American styled package. This rifle was made with the American shooter in mind. The American features a classic American pattern stock with 18 LPI checkering, satin finish and a Pachmayer recoil pad. The American is not fitted with sights and is supplied with scope rings.

 

Technical Data Version 2
Mag. Version Detachable Magazine cap. 4
  Stock/Grip American  Overall length 1135mm (44.69 in.)
  Caliber    .22-250
.243 Win.
.308 Win.
 Barrel length 600mm (23.62 in.)
  Weight 3300g (7.3 lbs.)
Barrel Hammer forged
Trigger Single set

 

CZ 550 Deluxe
CZ550 Delux
Technical Data Version 1
Mag. Version Fixed Magazine cap. 5
  Stock/Grip Deluxe  Overall length 1135mm (44.69 in.)
  Caliber .22-250
.243 Win.
.270 Win.
.308 Win.
6.5 x 55 SE
7 x 57
7 x 64
9.3 x 62
30-06 Sprg.
Barrel length 600mm (23.62 in.)
 Weight 3300g (7.3 lbs.)
  Barrel Hammer forged
Trigger Single set
  Sight/type adjustable

The CZ 550 Deluxe features a Classic Bavarian style stock made of Turkish walnut for its added beauty and strength. The Deluxe model is fitted with fully adjustable sights.

 

Technical Data Version 2
  Mag. Version Detachable   Overall length 1135mm (44.69 in.)
  Stock/Grip Deluxe  Barrel length 600mm (23.62 in.)
  Caliber .22-250
.243 Win.
.308 Win.
Weight 3300g (7.3 lbs.)
  Barrel Hammer forged
  Trigger Single set
  Magazine cap. 4   Sight/type Adjustable

 

CZ 527 Deluxe
CZ 527 Deluxe
Technical Data
  Stock/Grip Deluxe   Barrel length 600mm (23.62 in.)
  Caliber .22 Hornet
.222 Rem.
.223 Rem.
  Weight 2800g (6.2 lbs.)
  Barrel Hammer forged
  Trigger Single set
  Magazine cap. 5 Sight/type Fixed
  Overall length 1077mm (42.40 in.)    
The CZ 527 Deluxe has won more awards in the "Light rifle" category in Europe than any other rifle ever! Designed to fit the small base calibres perfectly, the CZ 527 is a true micro length action and features controlled round feed, a detachable magazine, hammer forget barrel, single set trigger and open sights. The stock is Turkish walnut and is the famous Bavarian pattern.
CZ 452 - 2E ZKM Deluxe
CZ 452 Deluxe
Technical Data Version 1
Stock/Grip Deluxe Weight 2420g (5.4 lbs.)
  Caliber .22 Long Rifle Barrel Hammer forged
  Magazine cap. 5/10 Sight/type adjustable
  Overall length 1083mm (42.64 in.)  Sight radius 508mm (20.0in.)
  Barrel length 630mm (24.80 in.)    

The Rimfire rifles produced by Ceska Zbrojovka Uhersky Brod are among the most sought-after firearms in the world. The ZKM 452 rifles are manufactured from steel billets not tubing or plastic, barrels are hammer forged for accuracy and long life. The trigger is adjustable for weight, and the safety is located above the rear of the bolt and provides a positive firing pin block. The Deluxe models have a tangent rear sight that is adjustable for windage and elevation, 5 round detachable magazine and Turkish walnut stock.

Technical Data Version 2
  Stock/Grip Deluxe   Weight 2420g (5.4 lbs.)
  Caliber .22 WMR   Barrel Hammer forged
  Magazine cap. 5   Sight/type adjustable
  Overall length 1083mm (42.64 in.)   Sight radius 508mm (20.0in.)
  Barrel length 630mm (24.80 in.)    

 

CZ 452 - 2E ZKM American
CZ 452 - 2E ZKM
Technical data Version 1
  Stock/Grip American  Barrel length 572mm (22.52 in.)
  Caliber .22 Long Rifle   Weight 2780g (6.2 lbs.)
  Magazine cap. 5/10  Barrel Hammer forged
  Overall length 1020mm (40.16 in.)   Sight radius  
The CZ 452 American features a more American appearance. The stock has a straight comb, the barrel is a 22 1/2" long, and is made without open sights. The top of the receiver is fitted with a 3/8" wide dovetail groove for mounting a scope. As with all CZ rifles the stock is Turkish walnut.

Technical data Version 2
 Stock/Grip American  Barrel length 572mm (22.52 in.)
 Caliber .22 WMR  Weight 2780g (6.2 lbs.)
  Magazine cap.   5   Barrel Hammer forged
  Overall length 1020mm (40.16 in.)   Sight radius  

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