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Old 10-20-2019, 02:18 PM
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So he made a comment about getting a CZ 527 in 222 so I asked him to post a thread about what is he getting I am all excited for him and would like to know which model he found. I have three of the four out there:

top > down the 527 Varmint, 527 American and the 527 Full Stock all in 222


I am hoping he has the one that I don't...but would love to have the 527 Lux with some nice wood on it.

So Baitcaster sir would love to hear which model and how you found it and anything else you would like to share with all of us out here.

then we can talk about scope and rings like you asked in the other thread.

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Have a pair of the CZ 222 Remington's a Varmint and a Full Stock. Both from the recent Mexico reimport. No complaints on either. Both are fine shooters. At one point in time I use to keep half a dozen 222 Remington's busy A Ruger a Winchester and 4 700's. Now I'm down to the two CZ's and the post 64 model 70 Varmint. The model 70 may be on it's way out the door before next spring. For no good reason I seem to have gone over to the 223 cartridge but even there I'm down to a single Remington 700 Classic and a T/C Contender. All the rest are 527's. Thinking about this confuses me as the 222 is a better cartridge than the 223. I just like the smaller CZ action and the rifle built around it. The only Lux I've purchased is a 452 in 22 L.R.. I've thought about getting a Lux in 22 Hornet but so far have managed to avoid it's pull.
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Old 10-20-2019, 04:57 PM
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Have a pair of the CZ 222 Remington's a Varmint and a Full Stock. Both from the recent Mexico reimport. No complaints on either. Both are fine shooters. At one point in time I use to keep half a dozen 222 Remington's busy A Ruger a Winchester and 4 700's. Now I'm down to the two CZ's and the post 64 model 70 Varmint. The model 70 may be on it's way out the door before next spring. For no good reason I seem to have gone over to the 223 cartridge but even there I'm down to a single Remington 700 Classic and a T/C Contender. All the rest are 527's. Thinking about this confuses me as the 222 is a better cartridge than the 223. I just like the smaller CZ action and the rifle built around it. The only Lux I've purchased is a 452 in 22 L.R.. I've thought about getting a Lux in 22 Hornet but so far have managed to avoid it's pull.
59801 sir I forgot about the 527 Lux in 22 hornet...I have two of those also: a 527 American in 22 Hornet and a 527 FS in 22 Hornet I bought from Bandit1250.

It's crazy my 527 Varmint in 222 does NOT have the Mexican roll mark but the 527 FS in 222 does.

22 Hornet in front and the 222 Rem in back


here is my 527 Varmint with no roll mark




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I've the pair of 527 Hornets the Full Stock and an American. The Full Stock is my current oldest CZ from when they were located in Oak Hurst California, with a (19)95 date code and the American from (20)07 I've had for nine or ten years. I bought it from a co-worker and shooting partner who wanted to try a Ruger 77/22 Hornet. He purchased the American Hornet used also so that makes me the third owner at least. I had seen this rifle perform on the gopher fields so when it became available there was no hesitation I jumped at the opportunity. My side was the better of the bargain. I also have the 223 paired Full Stock (20)00 and American (20)09. The 223 American has become my go to coy-dog rifle replacing the Remington Classic 223. The CZ currently wears the Remington's old Leupold 4.5-14X scope. I should probably find myself a 222 American so I could have the trifecta. But so many wants so little money.
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