CZ Redhead Premier Target O/U Now Available in 20 Gauge

Image courtesy CZ-USA.

CZ-USA is now chambering its popular CZ Redhead Premier Target line of over/under shotguns in 20 gauge. The Redhead Premier Target 20 gauge is pitched to those who want to own a target gun at an affordable price, if you think an MSRP of $1,430 fits that description.

The obvious signals that this is a target gun intended for sport and competition rather than field use are the 30-inch barrels, 7-pound weight, and overall length of 48.25 inches.

The Redhead Premier Target 20 gauge comes fitted with a Monte Carlo stock that helps keep your head up to see the targets. Drop at comb is 1.5 inches; drop at heel is 2.5 inches.

A healthy right-hand palm swell and a 10mm stepped rib makes it suitable for rising trap targets. Out front, there’s a full target forend.

Other features include auto ejectors, a mechanical selectable single trigger, and five extended choke tubes. The checkering is laser-cut Turkish Walnut, and the stock has a 14.75-inch length of pull. The 20 gauge, SKU 06458, accepts 2¾- and 3-inch shells. The barrel finish is gloss black chrome and the receiver finish is silver satin chrome.

CZ-USA is based in Kansas City, Kansas.

CZ-USA’s Redhead Premier Target 20 gauge 06458 comes with a Monte Carlo that has drop at comb of 1.5 inches and drop at heel of 2.5 inches. The checkering is laser-cut Turkish Walnut, and the stock has a 14.75-inch length of pull. Image courtesy of CZ-USA.


  1. avatar jwm says:

    Turkish walnut? Does that mean it’s made in the Turkish paradise?

    1. avatar tsbhoa.p.jr says:

      no, yes.

    2. avatar Tom in Oregon says:

      Ask Cenk.

      1. avatar Geoff "Guns. LOTS of guns..." PR says:

        “Ask Cenk.”

        Poor Cenk. (Screw that. Fuck him sideways with the Brooklyn bridge. With *zero* lube.)

        My favorite 2016 election night video is him with the other “Young Jerks” going from all giddy and happy to slowly losing their minds as they realize the HildaBeast was going to lose. This is the much longer version, perfect for virus lockdown viewing in 2 parts :

    3. No more than coffee, towel, delight, bath, etc., are Turkish.

      1. avatar Someone says:

        A bit more. All CZ shotguns are made in Turkey.

  2. avatar Prndll says:

    Nice stock on a hammerless 30 inch.

  3. avatar Specialist38 says:

    I just dont see 1400 for a Turkish shotgun.

    Regardless of not supporting a nation that works against us.

    Interesting that prices are now creeping up since their formerly low prices drove out much of their budget competition. Kinda of like low budget tractors. Once they’re established in the US, they raise their prices.

    1. avatar Ron says:

      Yep. That’s the old Rockefeller trick. Or was it Carnegie? I can’t remember.

      1. avatar Specialist38 says:

        Definitely a successful business model.

  4. avatar Ron says:

    Won’t buy a gun made in Turkey. Or China. Or Russia. It’s not just an American pride thing. It’s a general decency kind of thing. Would I buy a gun from a country that’s not really either an ally or foe, like Spain or Portugal? Yep.

  5. avatar WI Patriot says:

    Yeah, not for $1400, you can pick up better guns for less…

  6. avatar Mike says:

    Ah, yes, the “Monte Carlo” cheekpiece – elevating the eye for a scope while ruining smooth stock lines and departing from ergonomically desirable straight-line recoil – happily left in the 70s by pretty much everybody but these guys.

  7. avatar Jim says:

    “monte carlo left in the 70’s by pretty much everybody but these guys”…and Beretta, Franchi, Browning, and Mossberg, Literally all of them have current production models with “monte carlo” or raised comb stocks. What a bunch of hack no talent gun makers.

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