A modestly priced .22 with exceptional out-of-the-box accuracy is topped with the Leatherwood USMC 8x Sniper scope, making for one classy rimfire.
The flat, wide base of the CZ 455 Varmint’s stock is well-proportioned to its heavy bull barrel, and is handy for benchrest-style shooting.
It was one of those mornings. The sun was beaming through a canopy of yellow, orange and red leaves, October colors peaking, air hanging motionless, the last warm day. Not a creature was stirring, not even a squirrel. But there was one defiant tree, left alone in the chainsaw desert. It was Fortress Squirrel—a knotty old Oak with ingress and egress escape hatches, and all sorts of gnarly twists and turns—the compound, the last brave holdout. We stopped our stalk. Without warning, agitated by crunching leaves underfoot falling silent, the little barker made a break for it. With bushy tail fluttering mid-air like a plane’s rudder, Head Honcho Squirrel bounded with superhero strength onto a branch. He was eye level some 50 yards out and none too happy...
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