Some unlucky rabbits might be targeted as well this winter. Join the forum. It is s et up with strong light for night work; the older I get the better it shoots..! Blog Post - https://wp.me/p3bFx1-18XPatreon - http://www.patreon.com/8541tacticalDonate! If you have trouble with the mag feeding there is an instruction page on the Lithgow site and I have also seen it posted on here if you search. Beautiful gun, heirloom quality, smooth action, and as accurate as any of my full Kidd builds. I want my first gun to be one of those. It seems like there are more barrel options for the CZ but more options for everything else on the Tikka. I ordered me a DIP 25 MOA base and about to do a KRG Bravo. Available in .22LR and .17 HMR, Tikka injects its legendary accuracy and deep knowledge of ergonomics to the rimfire platform. You can get the synthetic stock CZ for a good bit cheaper but IMO, I wouldn't trust or want the thinner profile barrel. Like, really great. I did some more home work and decided to give the Tikka T1X a go instead. Tikka mags are great. Out of those 3 I'd probably quickly narrow it down to either the the cz457 or the Tikka tx1. If ur gonna get it in wood stock cz all the way can’t beat the slab of wood they give you. My current scope that I is the Burris XTR II 4-20x50, is there any reason to ditch this and get something else? Precision Rifle Network did a video on this topic, wouldn’t hurt to take a look: https://youtu.be/bZhUoJR_wGA. Honestly, they're both great options, pick the one you think is cooler looking and buy an Area 419 base. let me know your thoughts and/or experience related to the Tikka and CZ 455/457. It is s et up with strong light for night work; the older I get the better it shoots..! After first trying out the Tikka T1x at the factory in October 2017, it was a bit of a nervous wait until I could get my hands on the final product back home and get it out in the field. I don't have any personal experience with the 457 but I did a lot of reading trying to choose between the two. Enjoy the new toy! If you want your 22 for range work, would you consider an Anschutz? Both are good rifles and accurate, but different in scope. As stated in my previous post, I'll probably end up with a KRG Bravo stock for whatever rifle I get. Given this, both the la101 and 457 MTR are more appropriate for target shooting I feel. You have to use the "email for price" option because it's under MAP pricing. I’ve seen others get amazing accuracy out of these rifles, amazing trigger. There are more barrels for the CZ, Tikka barrels are also a mother whore of a rancid bitch to change. Reply Link. This website subject to the terms & conditions listed in the 'Help' section. Tikka TX1 vs CZ 457 Anyone know if they are going to bring out or have bought out a walnut Blue version of these Tikka's, if not it's going to be an easy choice for me for the next Rimfire. The Tikka has a really nice receiver, and the … Is one of these better than the other? Are you knowledgeable on this topic? i do like that the American Target takes the 10/22 mags but that's not that big of a deal In the previous video review of these two guns, (link below) I was not able to produce acceptable groups. Share. Can pickup both for a decent price in the current environment. Stay safe and happy shooting. One advantage of the CZ is you can get a 457 with a much shorter barrel (16.5”) than the Tikka (20”) which maya be nice considering the extra length of the suppressor. I'll be doing the NRL22 (and there's a NRL22X in September I'd like to do) so that will be the focus of this rifle. I am not sure if the new CZ are as good. If you search CZ 457 match barrels, you immediately get actual match barrels for sale. Like, actual pure cancer. How'd you go with the 101 Pyroteq? They are radically and wildly different in every way. ... a bolt gun again and am wondering how these two might work. In 2018, Tikka introduced the T1x Multi-Task Rimfire (MTR) – its first rimfire rifle. Scroll down for video timestamps - Joel reviews the CZ 457 chassis gun and the Tikka T1X, both in 22 long rifle. My own experience has been with a CZ 452 SuperMatch that shot Ok , but a 1962 German made Krico shot a little better. If I was buying tomorrow, the Tikka would top the list. I told my LGS to get one, but as luck would have it, all of the distributors were out of stock. Tikka T1X and CZ457. CZ 457 vs Tikka T1X vs Lithgow LA101 - First .22 Rifle, Re: CZ 457 vs Tikka T1X vs Lithgow LA101 - First .22 Rifle. Sounds like a decent price if the scopes ok. I actually went and bought a T1x this afternoon! I have my Brno that I got in 1984 it cost ..$180.. cZ is a favorite but I just bought the new Tikka recently in the 22 version. Now to find some time to sight her in. Just one point that a dealer made me aware of yesterday when I bought my CZ455 (in .22WMR)- the CZ 457 has a new design action hence it is a bit of an unknown quantity and may not perform quite the same as the well known 452/455 variants. I'm am going to purchase either a Cz 457 Mtr or tikka t1x very soon. Tikka T1x MTR. Cookies help us deliver our Services. Cz 457 vs Tikka t1x 17hmr? However, the guys over at Rimfire Central (a bunch of CZ nutz), have said that the Tikka T1x is the cats meow. But the factory barrel is so good that even a really high end aftermarket barrel doesn't really help, unless you want a thicker profile for a suppressor. Although there are like 10 different 457 models with different profiles and lengths so that could be why there are different "variations". Basically, this is my conundrum: Which model to buy. I've been really impressed with the feeding on the T1x, the round is very secure throughout the entire stroke. I was in the same boat a couple of months ago. Apparently it literally came from the factory the day before I ordered it, so hopefully I avoid any of the old niggles it was having. the new 60 degree bolt throw is a good thing, one of the only critisisms i had of cz/brno was the need to have a high mounted scope for bolt throw clearance . I went with the T1x and put it in a KRG Bravo, I'm super pleased with it. If you search t1x match barrels, you get forum posts asking about them and 1 or 2 actual barrels. Plan is to go out to the range right away after I pick it up and test it out. Shooters are spoiled for choice these days. I'd prefer the Tikka's thicker barrel or the CZ 457 bull barrels over the American or synthetic barrels. To be honest mate I don’t think you could wrong with either of the three you have listed. I own the CZ and like it but I am selling mine to buy a lefty tikka. Re: CZ 457 vs Tikka T1X vs Lithgow LA101 - First .22 Rifle by ramshackle » Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:37 am Mattraff wrote: My thoughts on the action were typical CZ with it feeling a little agricultural but it is new and covered in the anti rust oil so will be much better once cleaned and lubricated with decent oil. with a $1200 maximum i would strongly recommend the Weihrauch HW66 in 22LR. I own tikka t1x in 17 hmr and I own cz 455 22 bull barrel and cz 455 455 17hmr thumbhole stock. Tikka T1x MTR Styled after their T3x rifle, Tikka has carried over many centerfire traits in their first .22LR. Although I came see the attraction of buying an Australian made firearm. If you’ll be predominantly target shooting, weight will be your friend. I own a Tikka T1x in 17HMR and love the full size stock, trigger, mag functionality and accuracy. Also it looks like the two go to scope bases for both rifles are from DPI and Area 419. I was looking into another 455 or 457, I am glad I got the Tikka… I've loved it so far, but if it's not great for this application I'm not against selling it. ~ cheaper synthetic stock, definitely less pleasing than the wood imo but the CZ 457 stock while nice, probably would'nt have been on there forever anyhow in favor of a more practical stock. Great rifle, shot well, bolt was a long throw but it cycled well. Tikka T1X or CZ 457. You may have to register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. The price is very similar for both models as long as you don't go too wild on the "trim level" of the CZ. It needs to live up to what my CZ's will do, so far it has a good start. You may find good deals on 455 now due that the 457 is replacing them. Bravo Chassis Rimfire: A Tikka T1x and CZ-457 variant of the Bravo Chassis provides you with the essential chassis benefits combined with conventional target/varmint ergonomics all at a modest price. The cz has a nice stock and is a proven design. I have reached out to a couple members on here who owns both a t1x and cz 455/457 to see which is more accurate out of the box. 100% used as a bench/plinking rifle to learn on as I've somehow accumulated a ton of 22LR ammo that I forgot I had (wife hasn't found out yet)! Its had a few thousand rounds thru it without a single feed issue or failure. I picked up my T1X this morning. One of my biggest concerns was accuracy, but it seems like the two are so comparable that it probably matters more what individual barrel you end up with on either one than one over the other. If you're ready to pull the trigger on one, I just placed an order on GunZoneDeals and got a T1x for $426.99 and 3 magazines for $21.99 a piece. Probably just my PTSD from how bad the RPRR feeding and ejection is but I really wanted to get the best one I could. All rights reserved. Cheapest I found on the gundeals website (not the subreddit although it's cheaper than the few other deals posted about the t1x in the past). The CZ's were all CZ550's and has been said, apples and oranges. Congrats on the purchase. I have both, and have had several of each. it seems to incorporate some design features of older german designs . I went to a weihrauch after that, beautiful build qaulity, the accuracy was average. I had a really hard time finding detailed information on either one though. Tikka t1x or cz455/457, or something else? some say this is a testament to the Tikka's lack of need for a barrel upgrade but also that it's because it's a pita to change barrels. Oliver May 13, 2019, 7:15 am. Aftermarket is evening out for both lately, Tikka has taken it by storm. Absolutely no experience with either although from my research it boiled down to, out of the box they are essentially the same with the CZ barrel having slightly more variations. View Quote FYI - Tikka T1x is available with a 16" threaded barrel and it's in stock at several online gun peddlers. Copyright © 2019. My Pros/Cons , some of these are my opinion or personal preference however... + I'll end up with a Tikka centerfire anyways eventually, + the magazine doesn't look god awful and has girth, + compatibility with most tikka t3x stocks and triggers (no aics pattern magazine stocks). Rimfire bolt action rifles, lever action, pump action and self loading rifles. share. Shooting Australia. Hi everyone! Think for the best. I tried out the .22 rimfire version in Finland, but a .17 HMR was to arrive with me here in 16”/400mm barrel format. Hunting ammo it shoots most hit velocity or subsonic ammo very well with one notable exception being the Winchester Power Points- which it doesn't like one iota!! I was looking to put together a rifle for NRL22 Basic Class - and was leaning towards the CZ 457 Pro Varmint. Tikka has the same footprint as the T3x's but mags may or may not work but some other aftermarket stuff can crossover. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. So i wanted to buy a tikka but heard sone bad things about it, please give me some advice on what to consider. It should also be covered under warranty from the manufacturer, most good companies will honour the warranty still even after re-sale. I like a meaty rifle with a high comb for shooting from standing offhand. Well, with my birthday coming up next week I figured now was the best time to spend a bit of money on myself without the Mrs shooting me. - fewer barrel options - I tried to google some but I only found a few unknown (at least to me) brands. Not to mention the 10 round mags look significantly more sturdy on the Tikka than the CZ. I have 2 CZ 455 Varmint 22lr and 17 HMR, they shoots great, 0.6MOA out to 150yds. Speak kindly.". Differences between CZ 457 and Tikka T1x Now that I've decided to switch to rimfire so I can shoot and practice more, I'm deciding between one of these two rifles. All very good rifles - I own a Lithgow LA101 22LR and a CZ 22LR - love them both but they have their own plusses and minuses. Now that I've decided to switch to rimfire so I can shoot and practice more, I'm deciding between one of these two rifles. It just makes better sense. I just ordered a LA101 in 22LR Walnut / Black myself. My first PTA just cleared so now I'm just waiting for the paperwork to arrive in the mail. It’s gonna come down to preference because both are tacks drivers My current 22 is a CZ 452 American that is extremely accurate, and with a replacement trigger spring has a pretty good trigger. I had pretty much the same thought process as you. The other big thing I was focusing on was the feeding system. Love the wood on the CZ, so I’ll probably go with that. Can’t believe how accurate! The price will make you and your wallet overjoyed. I've done one NRL22 match before using my Ruger Precision Rimfire. Tikka's T3, T3x. I went against my heart and ordered a T1x. But I have several other 22’s , 17’s. I'll be doing the NRL22 (and there's a NRL22X in September I'd like to do) so that will be the focus of this rifle. It just got a T1X ( see below post ) so far it is out shooting my 455,s. Most leaned towards tikka. At what point does a lack of maintenance become "patena"? My HW66 loves the ELEY match loads as well as the SK target ammo. Everyone loves a rematch! I have a leupold rimfire scope on it which is great and has a ballistic drop recticle which I find very useful for long shots. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. i could be mistaken, but the design of the cz 457 has changed from previous models . I hope you find some of this information useful. I guess that the CZ 457 AT ONE Varmint in .17 HMR was overlooked. The T1X fit standard Tikka T3 centrefire stocks so finding a timber one is easy enough I’m not sure that a man could go wrong with either choice. Log in to see fewer ads Hey guys; I posted in the .17 HMR section because I couldn't find a general .22LR thread. The subreddit for long range precision shooting enthusiasts. I'm using it in it's first NRL22 match tomorrow. [quote="safeshot"]I have my Brno that I got in 1984 it cost ..$180.. anyone want to weigh in on this ? Plus worst case scenario you can always replace the barrel. I have one i purchased used for around $900 and its is perfect for hunting and target work. The CZ 557 and Tikka T1X are both very interesting. “When a guy is digging his own grave, you don’t fight him for the shovel.”. voere, krico , anshutz type of bolt and bolt release button, and saftey . I might just have to grab my camera and do a little video comparing the feeding on the RPRR and the T1x... CZ has been around longer so it has more aftermarket stuff. The T1x has a better trigger than the 455, and is … (457 American). A detachable almost flush fitting magazine is a key benefit, with 10-round capacity rather than the five rounds as standard on the other two. I first tried the Tikka T1x MTR, designed to seamlessly blend mechanically with Tikka’s T3x polymer stocks and modular accessories. Time will tell on that one. I've reached out to some Australian retailers to see if they'd ship internationally. Pick her up yet? 457 Varmint vs. T1x. I'm looking for a Sterk bolt knob but they're gone everywhere in the US. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Air rifles. The CZ457, Tikka T1X, Savage Mark II TRSSR and the Ruger American Target all seem to get pretty good reviews and are similarly priced. Naturally with all 22's you have to find a load which its partial too. The Bravo is one of the most comfortable stocks available but that's just the beginning. Most report the Lithgow likes RWS subs or Eley, my preference is CCI subs as all my rifles shoot well with them. I did own a Brno Mod 2 though and wished I had never let it go. Mags will never work. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Altering the bolt or chamber in some way would need to be done by a Gunsmith by law, but I don't think altering the way the magazine fits is classed as "altering a firearm". KRG makes a rimfire specific version of their Bravo chassis and I know the T1x drops straight into it no issue, I believe the 457 does too. I actually thought that was confusing because the CZ 457 has an MTR model, but it stands for Match Target Rifle. The short bull barrel looks amazing, but small and pathetic looking mags (not to mention they look like they might break at any moment) ruined it for me as well. "Behave well. I own a CZ 452 American. 8 comments. And I have no qualms about rattlecanning or busting up the synthetic stock. But also not light enough as a carry around rifle. I am going to leave either rifle completely stock. And even then you're just solving a POI shift. Press J to jump to the feed. See which one comes out on top. I believe under Australian consumer law I'd be fine as all products must meet the expected performance. I was very much set on the CZ because the wood and bull barrel combo looked so damn nice but their magazines ruined it for me. I just didn't really fall in love with it. The result is the Tikka T1x MTR, which stands for Multi-Task Rimfire. Re: CZ 457 vs Tikka T1X vs Lithgow LA101 - First .22 Rifle by MUZZ » Sat Jun 15, 2019 8:10 am Altering the bolt or chamber in some way would need to be done by a Gunsmith by law, but I don't think altering the way the magazine fits is classed as "altering a firearm". 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