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CZ 452-2E ZKM Varmint .22 LR

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If you don't have a need for the heft or target stock of the CM12, this sporter-style heavy-barrel gun offers adequate accuracy for the money. There is nothing fancy about this rifle, but it shoots well and is constructed with simple classic appeal.

CZ 452-2E ZKM Varmint .22 LR

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The balance point of the CZ was directly in front of the chamber. As a result, it handled smoothly and fit the shooter well in most positions. However, it lacked the adjustability of the CMP gun.
Though it helps the shooter get a good stockweld, the CZ's high comb gets marred by the bolt.
Dual extractors mean the CZ operates reliably.

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