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#6464132 - 09/22/16 06:17 PM CZ 557 sporter
Sirrah243 Offline
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Registered: 11/05/09
Posts: 1832
Loc: Llano County TX
My wife took my favorite rifle for herself so I get a new one. I'm a big fan of Remington 700s but I have my eye on the CZ 557 Sporter in 308. All the reviews I've read have been good. I like everthing about it except the 20.5" barrel. I prefer 22" barrel but I think I can live with that.
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#6464157 - 09/22/16 06:27 PM Re: CZ 557 sporter [Re: Sirrah243]
colt45 Offline
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Registered: 08/19/06
Posts: 6551
Loc: bastrop county
CZ, is hard to beat, I prefer a longer barrel,only have one that's shorter than 24, bolt actions
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#6464176 - 09/22/16 06:38 PM Re: CZ 557 sporter [Re: Sirrah243]
Deerhunter61 Offline
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Registered: 08/27/08
Posts: 6552
Loc: DFW
I'm a fan of CZ too...I own 7-8

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#6464248 - 09/22/16 07:45 PM Re: CZ 557 sporter [Re: Sirrah243]
Sirrah243 Offline
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I've got a P-09 that I Cajunized and its a fine shooter.
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#6464376 - 09/22/16 09:02 PM Re: CZ 557 sporter [Re: Sirrah243]
BrotherD Offline
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Registered: 02/15/13
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Loc: Andrews, TX
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#6464513 - 09/22/16 10:35 PM Re: CZ 557 sporter [Re: Sirrah243]
booradley Offline
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Registered: 01/20/11
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Loc: Justin, TX
I own more CZ than any other brand. Was really disappointed when they discontinued the 550 American. The barrels on the 557 are just too short for me though. There is no right or wrong when it comes to barrel length just preference.
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#6465066 - 09/23/16 12:06 PM Re: CZ 557 sporter [Re: booradley]
Sirrah243 Offline
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Originally Posted By: booradley
I own more CZ than any other brand. Was really disappointed when they discontinued the 550 American. The barrels on the 557 are just too short for me though. There is no right or wrong when it comes to barrel length just preference.


I agree. I think 1.5" may equate to 50 fps. I just like em about 22"24" is ok 26" is a little to long for my taste.


Edited by Sirrah243 (09/23/16 03:09 PM)

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#6468663 - 09/26/16 09:40 AM Re: CZ 557 sporter [Re: Sirrah243]
Sirrah243 Offline
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Maybe next time I'll get a CZ I went with the Remington 700 again.
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#6475932 - 10/01/16 11:35 AM Re: CZ 557 sporter [Re: Sirrah243]
snake oil Offline
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Registered: 01/10/16
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The only CZ I own has a backwards safety so I won't be buying anymore till they change.....

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