NRA Gun of the Week: CZ USA 457 American Rifle

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posted on October 12, 2019

Rimfire plinking can be a shooter's best training, especially novice or new shooters looking to acquire and hone skills behind the gun. To improve this experience, CZ USA offers its Model 457, a bolt-action rimfire inspired by its predecessor, the wildly successful Model 455. Of the various stock and barreled-action configurations offered, CZ’s 457, at its core is a switch-barrel .22 Long Rifle that features an adjustable trigger pack, detachable box magazine, forward-to-fire safety mechanism, optic rail and much more. To learn more about CZ’s 457 American, check out this NRA Gun of the Week video hosted by American Rifleman’s Christopher Olsen.

Specifications:
Manufacturer: Česká Zbrojovka a.s.
Importer: CZ USA
Model: CZ 457 American
Action Type: switch-barrel, bolt-action rimfire rifle
Chambering: .22 Long Rifle
Barrel: 24.8”
Stock: American-style Turkish walnut
Sights: none; 11 mm  dovetail rail for optics
Trigger: adjustable; 3-lb. pull
Magazine: 5-round detachable box
Weight: 6 lbs., 1 oz. w/empty magazine
MSRP: $476

Additional Reading:
NRA Gun of the Week: CZ 455 Varmint Precision Trainer Camo Rifle
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