Rifles from CZ are among the most sought-after firearms in the world. CZ Rifles
are manufactured from steel billets rather than tubing or plastic, and the 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 CZ 550 Rifle embodies aesthetic elegance and ergonomic design.
On closer inspection the heart of the machine shows its time honored features.
The Mauser style claw extractor for positive loading and extraction, and compact
trigger mechanism which can be used as a single stage or a single set trigger.
The CZ 550 has a positive 2-position safety. All CZ 550 rifles feature a classic
square bridge receiver with a 19mm dovetail milled right into the receiver for
the mounting of optics. For accuracy and long life these rifles are fitted with
hammer forged barrels. The CZ 550 Lux and CZ 550 FS rifles are traditional European
style models featuring adjustable open sights and Turkish walnut stock in the
famous Bavarian pattern while CZ 550 American, CZ 550 Varmint and CZ 550 Prestige
are models made specifically for the US market with the American customer in mind
featuring American pattern stock with 18 LPI checkering.