New 455 Stainless Synthetic 17hmr - RimfireCentral.com Forums

Go Back   RimfireCentral.com Forums > >

Notices

Join Team RFC to remove these ads.
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-08-2019, 08:56 AM
sd5782

Join Date: 
Feb 2007
Posts: 
12
TPC Rating: 
0% (0)
New 455 Stainless Synthetic 17hmr



Log in to see fewer ads
Longtime member, but new poster here. I just received a nice new 455 in the Stainless synthetic in 17hmr. I chose the synthetic with the thought in mind of prairie dog shooting "maybe" in the distant future. We always need a reason for another gun right? I chose the synthetic, as I thought I would enjoy being just a bit less cautious using and handling it than my 15 year old 452 22lr American in walnut.




I thought I was getting the blued version, as that is what most pictures showed. I was quite surprised and pleased when I opened the box and saw the stainless. Build date was May of 2018 IIRC. I won't get to shoot it for awhile I am sure as I am working fairly long hours now, and winter here, and need to get to the range.

I did look at some mechanicals though. There is no trigger creep, but I may lighten the spring. I do have parts left from a Brooks trigger kit I used in my 452 thanks to advice from this forum.

I have been big into spring powered pellet rifles for the last 20 years, so the 17hmr caliber will be a nice diversion. The pellet guns I can shoot in the city in my backyard. Upon pulling a patch through the 17hmr barrel, I was quite surprised to feel several very tight and rough spots halfway down the barrel. 5-10 passes with some JB paste, and some brass brushing, and more patches, and all was well. I am used to pulling patches through pellet rifle barrels and feeling the choke at the end, so this "obstruction" that felt very coarse had me a bit worried, but cleaning seemed to remedy things. A year and a half of sitting may have been the culprit.

Also of note is that the synthetic stock is definitely not free floated, so I will have to see what kind of results I get. The stock does feel nice and is solid. It is way nicer than the plastic stock on my 30 year old Savage 110 in 22-250. My only gripe is that a rubber butt pad that is non slip would be nice for standing the gun up on hard surfaces vs the hard plastic one that comes on it . I can't really complain though for $343 total price which included the FFL transfer.



I tried some airgun rings that seemed perfect, and used an older 5-15 Bushnell 3200 that I had. Things seemed to line up well, and felt solid. I guess I am crazy for buying a new project in the winter, but that is what keeps us going I guess, especially when we northerners can't do too much outside for awhile. I hope it shoots as nice as my 452, and my 2 CZ pellet rifles.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-08-2019, 12:04 PM
Texcl2

Join Date: 
Oct 2019
Posts: 
225
TPC Rating: 
0% (0)
Nice! Curious to how she shoots.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-29-2019, 03:11 PM
Any 22's Avatar
Any 22 is online now

Join Date: 
Jan 2004
Location: 
sothhern louisiana
Posts: 
204
TPC Rating: 
100% (5)
cz

Is this a tupperware stock hollow on the inside??
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #4  
Old 12-29-2019, 03:31 PM
squirrel1's Avatar
squirrel1
US Air Force Veteran

Join Date: 
Jun 2005
Location: 
Tn
Posts: 
1,092
TPC Rating: 
0% (0)
I bought 2 of the CZ varmint synthetic stocks. Love them to death. Wood is for show. Synthetic is for the game.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 12-29-2019, 04:07 PM
shamrock12
Fire Fighter

Join Date: 
Apr 2016
Location: 
South Dakota
Posts: 
269
TPC Rating: 
100% (1)
Quote:
Originally Posted by squirrel1 View Post
I bought 2 of the CZ varmint synthetic stocks. Love them to death. Wood is for show. Synthetic is for the game.
I think you meant the American, not Varmint AFAIK the 455 Varmints never were available with synthetic stock.

Congrats on your purchases. Which calibers did you get?

Last edited by shamrock12; 12-29-2019 at 04:17 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 12-29-2019, 04:41 PM
*bigstone is online now

Join Date: 
Feb 2003
Location: 
minnesota
Posts: 
195
TPC Rating: 
96% (22)
CZ 455 SYN varmint

CZ sure does make a 455 Varmint syn. Check out model # 02214. It's a .22LR.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 12-29-2019, 04:50 PM
squirrel1's Avatar
squirrel1
US Air Force Veteran

Join Date: 
Jun 2005
Location: 
Tn
Posts: 
1,092
TPC Rating: 
0% (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by shamrock12 View Post
I think you meant the American, not Varmint AFAIK the 455 Varmints never were available with synthetic stock.

Congrats on your purchases. Which calibers did you get?
Nope, I meant varmint. Why did I buy. So the lilja sport taper would go in and have good clearance. America wood or American synthetic I tried and couldn’t get the proper clearance barrel wise. I sanded and sanded. A no go.

You can find the CZ 455 synthetic varmint stock right here.
http://shop.cz-usa.com/SearchByKeyword?word=stock%20455

Last edited by squirrel1; 12-29-2019 at 04:54 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 12-29-2019, 06:30 PM
longislandloco
US Navy Veteran NRA Member - Click Here To Join!

Join Date: 
Apr 2008
Location: 
Northern New York
Posts: 
1,029
TPC Rating: 
0% (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Any 22 View Post
Is this a tupperware stock hollow on the inside??
CZ synthetics ain't Tupperware!
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 12-29-2019, 06:40 PM
squirrel1's Avatar
squirrel1
US Air Force Veteran

Join Date: 
Jun 2005
Location: 
Tn
Posts: 
1,092
TPC Rating: 
0% (0)
I hunt loads in the rain.
Wood stock is for the birds imo.
My guns are not closet queens. They get used.
My wood stock on 25-06 looks like it’s been in WW3.

Good looking wood don’t make a gun shoot any better.

Folks can buy and use what they want to.
I have glass stock on my Annie and syn stocks on my CZs.

Btw,
I use bug spray in early squirrel season.
Bug spray on wood stocks spells doom.
Been there and done that.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 12-29-2019, 09:35 PM
shamrock12
Fire Fighter

Join Date: 
Apr 2016
Location: 
South Dakota
Posts: 
269
TPC Rating: 
100% (1)
Wow, I had no idea their Varmints were available with synthetic stock. I donít think they ever had that model on their website when 455 was in production. Their webpage of discontinued models doesnít even list one either.
Reply With Quote
  #11  
Old 12-29-2019, 09:45 PM
Signalman's Avatar
Signalman is online now

Moderator
Join Date: 
Jan 2012
Location: 
On the Westside
Posts: 
12,339
TPC Rating: 
100% (13)
sd5782 sir well back nice to have you home again...nice choice...they will turn out to be a very nice rifle and a few years from now...when others will be looking for one of them you already have one in your collection.

Signalman
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 12-30-2019, 07:01 AM
gmd1950's Avatar
gmd1950
US Air Force Veteran Law Enforcement Officer NRA Member - Click Here To Join! GOA Member

Join Date: 
Dec 2006
Location: 
Mebane, NC
Posts: 
56,157
TPC Rating: 
100% (30)
I have the SS in .17hmr, not the very most accurate but plenty enough for any normal use (think right at 1/2 inch at 50 yards), CZ's synthetic stock and Sako's Quad synthetic are very similar in stiffness. Much better than Savage or Marlin.

__________________
NRA Benefactor Member/GOA Life *Esse Quam Videri Ya'll*
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 12-30-2019, 03:36 PM
sd5782

Join Date: 
Feb 2007
Posts: 
12
TPC Rating: 
0% (0)
A few shots

I did get to take this one to the range for some quick testing. Breezy and chilly out so not really definitive. I had 15.5, 17, and 20 grain ammo. All well under an inch at 50 and an inch and a half at 100.

Swirling 15 mph winds, and scope adjusting and getting familiar with it and cold, so ultimate accuracy wasnít expected. Scope was a nice choice. Trigger with no creep. I may put in a lighter spring from an old Brooks kit. No playing with bedding yet, so just some first date sort of getting to know things.

I was quite pleased however with the stainless model that I received vs the blue that I was expecting. The synthetic stock felt very nice. I am a wood and blued steel kind of guy, but wanted something that I didnít have to be afraid to lay on the wood shooting bench at the range like my 452 American.
Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 12-30-2019, 05:50 PM
BRNO/CZluvr
US Air Force Disabled American Veteran

Join Date: 
May 2013
Location: 
Louisiana
Posts: 
833
TPC Rating: 
100% (9)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Any 22 View Post
Is this a tupperware stock hollow on the inside??
Yes they are. Mine holds a complete survival kit and ammo. They are surprisingly well made and solid stocks. The textured finish has a rubbery feel and really comfortable.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off




All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:26 AM.

Privacy Policy

DMCA Notice

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2021 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2021 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Optimisation provided by vB Optimise (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2021 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright ©2000-2018 RimfireCentral.com
x