Today we consider one of the most popular firearms from the company Ceská Zbrojovka (CZ), which began its glorious history in the town of Strakonice before world war II.
The time was quite tense, political situation in Europe rapidly escalated. The issue of the provision of the Czech army stood very seriously. The first batch of weapons in the beginning of the distant 1937 was the military-style service pistols, small caliber rifles and machine guns for aircraft.
The post-war range was greatly expanded through the production of the Czech version of the AKM, as well as sports shooting and hunting weapon. Today power in Uhersky Brod produced the following models of: air guns, Sporting and hunting rifles and rifles, Hunting shotguns, Firearms for the armed forces.
Overview of carbine CZ 550 standard .30-06 LPA
The serial version of the CZ 550 standard is a precursor to the subsequent luxury variant. The entire range has an ideal cut, and is used for the manufacture of the finest walnut. The Czech variant of civilian weapons is elegant and ergonometrically engineering solutions.
The effect of accuracy and increase the length of time the use of weapons is achieved through the use of worldwide known methods of cold forged steel for the most responsible for the shooting parts. A wide range of characteristics and aesthetic appearance exactly meet the most stringent international standards.
Advantages and disadvantages
The main advantages of experts consider lightweight and sturdy trunk, graceful and at the same time unique geometry of the butt meets the highest indicators of aerodynamics of the shot. Model CZ-550, series 30-06 convenient because it fixed the shop, optics from Leupold type VX 1 2-7×33. In addition to excellent technical properties, a significant factor in the popularity is quite low for this level of weapon cost, simple disassembly and require special skills cleaning and lubrication. Carbine differs from many analogues. What?
- A wide range of calibers.
- Easy installation of optics of the sighting device.
- Easy to use.
- USM perfectly regulated.
- The indicator of a platoon USM.
- Easy maintenance.
- Shutter type Mauser.
- Solid forged barrel
- High accuracy.
On the shortcomings we can say the following.When fired, open the shutter has a significant play that does not allow beginners to quickly and efficiently close the shutter. Over time, this process is addictive.
Insufficient mounting optics design that requires independent drilling holes for mounting screws, standard holes do not exist.
CZ 550 standard K. 30-06 LPA (photo)
The rifle is designed for fun real men hunting and walking in the wild, in the forest or in the mountains. Not less effective this version of the carbine can show itself in terms of sport shooting and various competitions.
The product range of this category of civilian weapons can be described as really intense. Manufacturer from the Czech Republic to offer today the following models:
- The CZ 550 LUX rifle caliber 308W with detachable 4 store charge.
- Carbine CZ 550 standard, 308W, fixed shop, a series of LPA.
- Model CZ 550 Synthetic 30-06 sprg, with brackets.
|1||Manufacturer||CESKA ZBROJOVKA, Czech Republic|
|2||Model category||CZ 550 standard|
|3||The size of the caliber||30/06|
|4||Weight||3, 30 kg|
|5||Length: the barrel||60, 00 cm|
|Product length total||113, 50 cm|
|6||Twist||1 : 10″|
|7||The capacity of the store||5 rounds|
|8||Recoil pad||8, 00 cm|
|9||The mechanism of the sight consists of a rear sight and front sight|
Engineering solution is quite simple and is fully consistent with the carbines in this category. Particular attention should be given to such features as vehicle bed belt mounting hardware.
The rifle can be equipped with open sights and no for mounting optics. The receiver is equipped at the top of so-called dovetail.
Picking and packing
In a standard complete rifle offered unassembled in oiled paper. The packaging is a cardboard box. The set included a passport units, certificate, and instruction for maintenance.
The principle of operation
Action easy to of elementary. Used action not cartridge energy cocking the shutter, when making a shot, the shutter moves away and the cartridge is ejected.
Disassembly is carried out according to the standard scheme and in accordance with the instructions points.
Guns differ a modest classic aesthetics, the main subject of finish is the stock, made from the noble varieties of nuts. Currently, designers are working to use fashion elements of civilian weapons.
About the price and the reviews on the rifle CZ 550 Varmint, Standart (Standard), Lux 30-06, 308 Win, FS are described below.
Price category and provides sufficient latitude. The price of different models can start from 575, 00 dollars. USA and to 738, 00 dollars. USA.
Judging by the diverse information forms in social networks, the vast majority of they clarify certain positive aspects of the rifle, its convenience and ease of handling. Professional hunters say that some of the features need getting used to and in the service of the gun.