What happened to the CZ 550?

What happened to the CZ 550?

CZ has stopped production of ALL 550 actions and rifles. CZ USA does not have any – zero – CZ 550 medium length (30-06) actions left. Whatever CZ 550 rifles are offered by CZ and existing dealers, in shops or on line, is all there is. There will not be any more after that.

What caliber is a CZ 550?

Available in . 243 Winchester and . 308 Winchester with a 4-round detachable magazine or . 308 Winchester, 7×64mm and .

What guns do elephant poachers use?

“Poachers generally use Kalashnikovs or poisoned arrows,” Pauwel De Wachter, the WWF coordinator for West Africa, said in a statement that appeared in Newsweek. “These weapons hurt the animal, but do not kill them immediately.

What caliber is CZ 550?

Are poachers killed?

In 2019, a suspected rhino poacher was killed by an elephant and then “devoured” by lions, park officials said at the time. All that was found were his skull and a pair of pants. Last year, South Africa noted a significant drop in rhino poaching, with killings falling 33 percent.

What kind of action does a CZ 550 have?

The action is the tried-and-tested 550 series, which is derived from a Mauser action, but on the CZ it is applied in a Magnum form to accommodate even the longest cartridges needed for big game in Africa. The classic square bridge receiver has 19mm dovetails to fit a scope as required and is finished in a deep satin blueing.

Is the CZ Classic a good hunting rifle?

The CZ Classic rifle really looks the part, and it handles as a true hunting gun should. The straight comb design gives a good sight picture to the open sights, but it also allows competent scope use. Under recoil, the rifle moves back in line and won?t wallop your cheek.

Why buy a CZ Safari Classic or express rifle?

With the unwavering popularity of Africa as a destination for shooters, interest in classic English-style rifles has been rekindled recently among rifle makers. CZ has produced a series of Safari Classic or Express rifles that have the looks, build and classic calibres for plains game and dangerous game.

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