Yeah i know how it works there, i have alot of family there in cali. And nobody said you had to buy it online. I only posted the links for people to see price differences aren`t even close in the average gun stores. Where i live, you can buy these Howa M1100`s at the mom & pop stores for around $250 to $280, a CZ457 starts over $500 at the same mom & pop stores where i live. And most know, Sportsman`s isn`t the best place for prices, either.
Howa M1100 Kryptek Obskura Bolt Action Rifle w/ Gamepro 4-12x40mm Scope - 22 Long RifleHowa M1100 Kryptek Obskura Bolt Action Rifle w/ Gamepro 4-12x40mm Scope - 22 Long Riflewww.sportsmans.com
So yeah, about the same price as CZ, add another $100 to cz for entry basic scope and it's exactly comparable price.
I am in california, so maybe you don't know how it works here. Sure I can buy the rifle you mention online, add the cost of shipping and the $100 fees that FFL charges. That'd be over $400 for the one you linked.