The Cz Rifle Description And Terminology

The names of basic rifle parts used in this Instruction Manual are presented in Fig. 1. Nomenclatures of all CZ 550 parts are presented in the section Illustration and List of Parts.

The CZ 550 is a repeating rifle with a Mauser-type bolt action. The trigger mechanism is of a single set design with an adjustable set-trigger; a single stage trigger is supplied on special order. The trigger is adjustable for pull weight and trigger travel. The safety secures the rifle against unintentional discharge and at the same time blocks the bolt in a closed position. The top of the receiver has milled grooves to accommodate scope mounts. The stock surface is made in semimatte polyurethane lacquered finish as standard. The rifle is produced in several versions. Characteristic features of all versions are:

- a wide assortment of calibers, allowing optimum choice of caliber - according to the particular use of the rifle

- the CZ 550 is well-balanced and consequently quick and easy to aim

- easy mounting of rifle scope

- controlling elements, which are simple in operation, and easy to reach (bolt handle, set-trigger configuration, safety, bolt catch, magazine catch)

- completely adjustable trigger mechanism

- alternatives with set-trigger or without set-trigger

- cocking indicator indicates cocking of the striking mechanism

- easy disassembly for cleaning and routine maintenance, which can be carried out without any tools

- a high degree of accuracy when firing

- a long service life

- high functional reliability in all environments, even with ammunitions made by various manufacturers, and with different types of bullets

Brief Characterisation of Basic Versions CZ 550 Standard

The stock made of walnut wood with a cheekpiece furnished with checkerings and reduced-size buttplate. The stock allows aiming with mechanical sights as well as optical sights. CZ 550 Lux

The walnut stock with cheekpiece of Bavarian style, checkered and supplied with a ventilated rubber buttplate. The stock allows aiming with mechanical sights as well as optical sights.

CZ 550 MC

The walnut stock of Monte Carlo type provided with checkerings and a ventilated rubber buttplate. The stock allows aiming with mechanical sights as well as optical sights.

CZ 550 Minnesota

The walnut stock is checkered, without cheekpiece and with reduced drop at heel supplied with a ventilated rubber buttplate. The type of stock designed for aiming with optical sights only.

CZ 550 American

The stock is made of walnut wood with cheekpiece, reduced drop at heel and checkering and is provided with rubber buttplate. This firearm is designed for aiming with optical sights only.

CZ 550 Prestige

This rifle has the same standard features as the CZ 550 American. However, the Prestiges are made from hand-picked components. These components are match fitted for securing perfect function. The stock is made of selective walnut wood featuring special surface finish.

CZ 550 FS

The classical walnut Full Stock with cheekpiece of Bavarian style, checkered and supplied with a ventilated rubber buttplate. The stock allows aiming with mechanical sights as well as optical sights.

CZ 550 Battue

The walnut stock checkered and supplied in Lux version or FS. The barrel (length of 520 mm) is equipped with a ramp rear sight. The firearm is designed for moving game shooting at shorter distances.

CZ 220 Scandinavia

The walnut stock of Monte Carlo type featuring enhanced comb and provided with checkerings and ventilated rubber buttplate. The stock allows aiming with mechanical sights as well as optical sights. CZ 550 Varmint

The walnut stock is checkered, without cheekpiece and with reduced drop at heel, strengthened front part and supplied with a ventilated rubber buttplate. The barrel is of heavy type with no sights. The stock is designed for aiming with optical sights only.

CZ 550 Sport

The walnut stock of Sport style checkered and supplied with an adjustable rubber buttplate of sport version. The adjustable cheekpiece and rib for hunting sling attachment supplied on order. The stock allows aiming with a receiver sight as well as optical sights.

The Survey of Basic Rifle Modifications:

Model

Overall Length

Barrel Length

Weight

Capacity:

Magazine Box Magazine - Long Magazine - Short

Safety

Trigger

Receiver

Sights

Buttplate

Stock Finish

Sling Swivels

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1135

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■ standard equipment

available on request

▲ alternative equipment

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