*Please note this has wrongly advertised pricing in the summer flyer. Prices are as per this listing.
The standard heavy-barreled version of the 457, the Varmint has a .866” cylindrical barrel. Not only does the heavy barrel make for good harmonics, it also allows the Varmint to perform well with a wide variety of rimfire loads, translating into an accurate platform for shooting targets or getting game. The Turkish walnut stock has an American-style comb for use with a scope and a wide, flat forend that rides a sandbag well. Laser-cut stippling gives grip fore and aft.
If there was one thing previous CZ rimfire platforms were lacking, it was an American-style push-to-fire safety — something Hunter’s Education instructors and 4-H shooting coaches had begged them to incorporate for years. Though that was the most obvious change, CZ also took the opportunity to tweak a load of small things at the same time. In addition to the receiver-mounted, push-to-fire safety, CZ chopped almost an inch of length from the action and slab-sided it to reduce its footprint and weight.
The stamped bottom metal of the 455 is gone, swapped for a classy two-piece interlocking system. To make scope fitment easier, CZ ditched the 90° bolt rotation in favor of 60°, allowing for larger ocular bell diameters with lower ring heights. To top it all off, the 457 now features a trigger adjustable for weight, creep and over-travel.
With the exact same swappable barrel system as the 455 and the same reliable polymer magazine system, the 457 is without a doubt the best rimfire platform CZ has ever fielded.
• Calibre: .17 HMR
• Rate Of Twist: 1:9"
• Magazine Capacity: 5
• Magazine Type: Detachable
• Weight: 7.08 lbs
• Stock: Turkish Walnut, Varmint-Style
• Length Of Pull: 13.75"
• Sights: No Sights, Integrated 11mm Dovetail
• Barrel: Cold Hammer Forged
• Barrel Length: 20.5"
• Trigger Mechanism: Fully Adjustable
• Safety: Two-Position, Push-To-Fire
Purchase of this item requires a firearms licence, you will need to complete a Police Order Form and take it into your local police station to have it signed off. The form can be found from the link below.
Police Order Form
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