That’s very low compared to long-­range centerfire bullets, but it is as good as any .22 rimfire projectile. Thankfully, SK provides a G1 ballistic coefficient (BC) for the round-­nose 40-­grain projectile loaded in its 22 LR Long Range ammo. When I found out CZ only guarantees 15mm (5/8") I gave up trying. All things considered, this is one shootable little precision rimfire. Velocity is the average of five rounds measured 12 feet from the gun’s muzzle. Plugging that into my ballistic app along with rifle setup details, muzzle velocity, atmospherics and all the other pertinent data, I dialed up an eyebrow-­raising 17.5 MOA for 200 yards. Two No. Way up. More velocity does flatten the trajectory and can buck the wind better, but it typically reduces accuracy. The company introduced a new version of the Model 457 this year featuring a configurable, laminated wood AT-­ONE stock by Boyds, and I figured this assignment was a great opportunity to prove all those competitors right or wrong. Right off the shelf, the go-­switch on my test rifle has a 3-­pound, 1-­ounce pull as measured with my Lyman digital trigger gauge. Too easy. Like its predecessor the CZ 455, the 457 does not use threading to retain the barrel within the receiver. The bolt cocks on opening, and it requires only 8 lbs. It’s crisp and creep-­free. CZ-­USA rimfires in particular are quite popular amongst the .22 rimfire PRS crowd, especially those that don’t have $3,000 to lay down on a competition rifle. Due to the burgeoning popularity of down-­scaled Precision Rifle Series-­type (PRS) matches geared for rimfires, a plethora of fine, precision-­oriented bolt-­action .22LR rifles have been recently introduced. They are distinguished by their checkered Monte Carlo shaped Turkish walnut stocks and adjustable iron sights. Sign Me Up . Prone on the 100-­yard range, I ran several 5-­ and 10-­shot groups to get familiar with the CZ 457 AT-­ONE’s accuracy potential. Tested some higher end ammo for grouping. Even our largest groups with each of the three ammunitions were all under 1". So last night I mounted a Leupold 3.5x10 scope on the CZ 457 in 22 Magnum and this morning I headed for my friends private range. CZ designed the 457 with an adjustable, single-stage trigger. The CZ 457 has earned the status of worthy successors of CZ's famed 452 and 455 rimfire rifle series. GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing. I shoot F Class Open normally and wanted to shoot something that didn't involve reloading to maintain my trigger time in the off season. Most have been almost identical visually, in terms of the action specification and trigger layout, with a safety catch that has become backwards through the course of time. So I was delighted to find that the Long Range load provides tight extreme spreads (ES) and standard deviations (SD). Of critical importance are two features: a safety that pushes forward to the “OFF” position, rather than the backwards rocker-­type safety common to earlier CZ rimfires, and a re-­engineered bolt with a 60-­degree lift rather than the older 90-­degree lift. Subscriber Services. The weather for the test day was overcast -1 °C, wind 2-4 m/s. CZ was kind enough to afford TFB the opportunity to try this new … As you can see, our sample CZ 457 American possessed outstanding accuracy, with the average 10-shot group measuring just a hair more than 3/4" at 50 yds. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets. Smallbore Accuracy Shootout: CZ, Browning, Anschtz Duel. Since the introduction of the CZ 452 in 1954, the CZ 455 introduced in 2010, and the CZ 457 introduced last year, CZ continues to refine their rimfire rifles today. 25 Torx screws will need to be removed to separate the action from the stock for access to the trigger. ... Sniper’s Hide is a community of Snipers of all kinds, focusing on long range shooting, accuracy, and ballistics. This system makes it possible to change the chambering of the rifle through the purchase and installation of extra barrels. Both the CZ 455 and 457 American use the same five-round polymer magazine. ... With its astonishing accuracy, reasonable price tag and superb engineering, CZ's all-new 457 rimfire rifle is a class act, says Bruce Potts. Accuracy was basically similar. That’s not an issue with the Model 457. CZ 457 AMERICAN – The classic American-style rimfire rifle, this gorgeous 457 has a 24.8″ barrel with no sights and is meant for a quality scope, which is easy to do thanks to the 11mm dovetail for scope rings milled into the top of its receiver. But the A grade goes to the Anschtz 64 MP R. Running the bolt fast and smooth and reloading the magazine quickly each time it ran dry, I attempted to run 20 of 20 before a wind shift changed conditions and thus my hold. The CZ 457 Rimfire Line Gets Even Better. From left: CCI 32-­grain Stinger; Winchester 45-­grain Subsonic; Browning 40-­grain Target & Hunting; Eley 40-­grain Subsonic Hollowpoint; SK 40-­grain Rifle Match; SK 40-­grain Long Range. Finally, the trigger is adjustable for pull weight, overtravel and creep. The ammo coming off the lines at SK often rivals the accuracy produced by the best-­in-­the-­world rimfire loads by Eley and Lapua — at one-­third the price. Ping-­g-­g-­g went the 16-­inch 200-­yard target. /s. As you can see in the accompanying chart, neither held a candle to the SK Long Range load in either accuracy or velocity consistency. No doubt a Vudoo or Anschutz rifle would have turned in even better accuracy averages, but as with all gear, you pay substantially more — in this case four to six times more — for a few percent increase in performance. As mentioned, the 457 AT-­ONE version features a configurable laminate stock. It’s not just challenging fun, it’s a fantastic way to polish your skills at reading wind and preempting other trajectory-­affecting elements. CZ has been making popular rimfire rifles for several decades. Two different barrel lengths are available — one with a 16.5-­inch tube, the other stretching to 24 inches. Both are semi-­heavy varmint profiles, and both feature threaded muzzles for easy suppressor attachment. Out of the 24-­inch barrel of my test rifle, it averages 1,090 fps with a 15-­round extreme spread of 20 fps and an admirable standard deviation of just 6 fps. Log in to see fewer ads I see we have a couple of 457 owners with some accuracy reports that are slightly less than stellar. At that range, it was clear that the “accuracy cone” was no longer in effect. I've only got 200 rounds down the pipe so far so I expect it may get a little better with time. And quality is so consistent that, according to Esterline, even SK’s lowest grade ammo goes quick. There’s a very good reason that basically all competitive-­grade .22LR match ammunition is subsonic. Shooting a .22LR at 300 yards and beyond is akin to shooting a centerfire such as the ubiquitous 6.5 Creedmoor at 1,000 yards and beyond. Two No. January 23, 2020. There is a red cocking indicator that protrudes from the rear of the bolt body when the striker is cocked, and the bolt travel is a mere 1.59". In short, even if accuracy was equal with high-­velocity .22 ammo (which it never is), you’re far better off opting for the greater amount of wind drift and bullet drop of the subsonic match-­quality stuff because it’s almost exactly the same from shot to shot. Combined with the ease of opening/cocking and the short bolt travel, the 457 American has the ability to put rounds on target in a very fast and accurate manner. ©2021 Outdoor Sportsman Group. Shooting long with a .22 rimfire requires a scope that you can dial up. of pressure to do so, as measured with our trigger pull gauge. I am looking for suggestions for the most accurate rimfire I can buy, off the shelf, under $900. CZ 457 varmint MTR + Meopta Meopro 3.5-10x44 RD test shooting was conducted in February 23 2019, by three different shooters. The barrel is free-floated, so there is no contact with the fore-end that might affect accuracy. Light springtime breezes kept shifting from right to left and back again, and I was intrigued to find traceable amounts of aerodynamic shift even at just 100 yards. CZ recognized that American shooters just aren’t interested in Bavarian-style stocks. After all, I did hit the durned thing a whole bunch – at 400 yards – with a .22. According to Geoff Esterline, director of marketing for Capstone Precision Group, which handles SK’s marketing here in the U.S., SK produces just two different loads with the 40-­grain round-nose .22 projectile. 25 Torx screws will need to be removed to separate the action from the stock for access to the trigger. During our 400-round evaluation the 457 functioned flawlessly. It should be noted that the safety cannot be applied unless the bolt’s striker is cocked. It should also come with a reticle that enables you to consistently hold over when you run out of turret adjustment. CZ 457 Royal. All Guns and Ammo subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. The CZ 452 Silhouette was a steal, our testers said. It is cold-hammer-forged, and is rifled with a 1:16" right-hand twist. Instead, there are two screws at the front of the receiver that retain the barrel. It’s a catch-­22, if you’ll pardon the pun. The people asked and Trijicon answered. Previous models required pulling the trigger to remove the bolt from the rifle, but the new gun simply requires depressing the bolt release on the left, rear of the receiver while drawing the bolt rearwards.Â. These range from the quite-­affordable, space-­age Ruger Precision Rimfire up to the superbly built, obscenely accurate, gaspingly expensive Vudoo Gun Works’ rifles. The thick-walled, cold hammer forged match-grade barrel in .22 LR caliber features a match style chamber. While previous models used a wing-style safety located at the rear of the bolt, CZ listened to requests and incorporated a pivoting safety on the right side of the receiver to better suit American tastes. For all-­around work, this fine little CZ will serve beautifully. Second-­best quality for 1,073 fps is SK Standard Plus, then Pistol Match and lastly Magazine. The three at right provided the best performance. At the 2019 SHOT Show, German manufacturer SK, a maker of premium rimfire cartridges, introduced a .22LR load designated “Long Range.” On the box are even printed the words, “For targets 100 yards and beyond.”. Rifles & Optics Editor Tom Beckstrand discuss the Hornady rifle line of Critical Defense... Give a Gift   The company claims the 457 is the finest rimfire action the company has ever offered, and I wholeheartedly agree. Beautiful rifle. Qualities I appreciate about it are: “From there, you work down. Plus, for those that like adaptability, the 457 readily accepts CZ’s swappable barrels. The smallest group fired was recorded with Aguila’s 40-gr. Velocities are averages of 10 shots measured with an Oehler Model 35P 12 feet from the muzzle. I had a CZ 455 Varmint that I used strictly for target shooting, I had no issues with the accuracy. CZ 457 Royal .17 HMR. You’ll note that the ammo is subsonic, so you may wonder if a faster hunting load wouldn’t reach out to extreme range (for a rimfire) more effectively. The company checkers both the pistol grip and fore-end in a classic pattern with a delicate border. ... accuracy out of its light 24" bbl hasn't been good or consistent, with only an occasional decent 50yd group. Tester Wilburn Roberts was impressed with the CZ 455’s accuracy: “This is an accurate rifle, and I realized this with the first group. The Great Ammo Shortage of 2020: When Will It End? Couldn’t hit the dime even once. The bolt uses twin extractors to ensure removal of empty cases from the tight match chamber, and CZ has outfitted the 457 American with a lighter firing pin for faster lock time and less jarring when the trigger is pulled. I would like to hear from them as well. American Rifleman protocol calls for five, 10-shot groups to be fired with each ammunition used, and we used three loads to test the gun’s accuracy. The 457 Varmint Precision Chassis is built on an aluminum MDT-style chassis with either a 16.5-inch or 24-inch threaded heavy barrel. I was alone and worried about spotting my own impacts, but I needn’t have. It’s predecessors, the 455 and 452 series rimfires, were well made and generally well liked. by American Rifleman Staff - If you own both rifles as I do, you would certainly agree that the CZ … CZ 457's; If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. Another feature incorporated into the 457 design is a two-position safety. This particular scope has dual-­rotation turrets with a zero stop and zero lock mechanism and an Impact 29 reticle with lots of holdover capability. My ballistic calculator suggested a 60-­MOA holdover. Now that I’ve seen the 457 Varmint MTR, the 10/22’s days are numbered; The 457 MTS is just plain beautiful in my eyes. But CZ had a plan, and in 2019 it introduced the CZ 457 American—a rifle featuring a number of upgrades based on feedback the company had received regarding its predecessors. The CZ 457 American’s slab-sided steel receiver is an inch shorter than that of its predecessor, the 455 American, reducing both its weight and its footprint. Several different high-­quality loads were accuracy tested through the CZ-­USA Model 457 AT-­ONE. Favored by hunters and those who teach hunter safety and fieldcraft classes for their ruggedness and accuracy, the popular CZ 452 and 455 rimfire rifles were nonetheless discontinued in 2018. Pushing the safety forward makes the gun ready to fire and reveals a red dot on the side of the receiver. The new CZ 457 bolt-action rifles are worthy successors to the company’s popular 452 and 455 series rimfires. Actually, the street price of the CZ 455 EVO is a little less ($500.00) than the comparable Savage 93R17 EVO ($540.00). However, 34mm and 35mm rimfire rings are difficult to find, and the Leupold fits the rifle perfectly. With a 22 LR, “critical” happens much closer than with a centerfire. I had a CZ 457 MTR. A breath of wind drifted my first two shots off the 10-­inch target, but once I found the hold, I ran a five-­round magazine without a miss. Get the American Rifleman Insider newsletter for at-a-glance access to industry news, gear, gun reviews, videos and more—delivered directly to your Inbox. Manufactured in the Czech Republic by Ceska Zbrojovka a.s. Uhersky Brod and imported by CZ-USA, the 457 American boasts a new, slab-sided receiver, machined from ETG 100 bar stock, that is an inch shorter than that of the 455 American, reducing both its weight and its footprint. I really think I'm going to thoroughly enjoy this rifle. Remember how high scopes have to be mounted on most CZs to clear bolt travel? Gratified, I proceeded to empty the magazine without a miss. Like its predecessor the CZ 455, the 457 does not use threading to retain the barrel within the receiver. Why? “The best-­shooting 1,073-­fps ammunition is packaged into SK Rifle Match. The CZ 457 American has a 24.8" tapered barrel with a sporter profile. Because production is churning out incredibly accurate ammo, and it’s all making the Rifle Match or Standard Plus quality grade,” said Esterline. Also offered in .22 WMR and .17 HMR, we obtained a sample of the new gun chambered in .22 Long Rifle for testing. You suck! The “Lux” line of CZ rimfires represent a rifle with a touch of elegance. 1 year ago. When stretching any rifle out, velocity consistency quickly becomes critical. The 457 American uses a walnut stock with a high, flat comb so shooters can get a nice cheekweld while using an optic. Ours broke at 3 lbs., 12 ozs., from the factory, but shooters can customize their triggers for pull weight, take-up and overtravel. Savage introduces a must-shoot straight-pull rifle: the Impulse. avored by hunters and those who teach hunter safety and fieldcraft classes for their ruggedness and accuracy, the popular CZ 452 and 455 rimfire rifles were nonetheless discontinued in 2018. Were I to begin this project over, I’d probably opt for a gargantuan mil-­based scope with a 34mm or 35mm main tube to provide a huge amount of vertical adjustment. The following day, I went back out with intentions on a life-­size steel torso E-­50 Action Target at 401 yards. It rates a humble BC of .172. Second-­best quality for 1,106 fps is Biathlon Sport, then Pistol Match Special.”. Former U.S. Navy SEAL Jeff Gonzales, president of Trident Concepts, joins G&A contributor Kimberly Heath-Chudwin to discuss guns, training and gear, including Blackhawk's TecGrip holster that can make pocket carry more successful. Are there other shooters having good or better accuracy from the new 457 models? E-mail your comments/questions about this site to:EmediaRifleman@nrahq.org For questions/comments about American Rifleman magazine, please e-mail:Publications@nrahq.org You can contact the NRA via phone at: NRA Member Programs1-800-672-3888, To advertise on American Rifleman, visit nramediakit.com for more information. The rifle ships with sling swivel studs already installed and a 3/8" rubber recoil pad. ; 50 yards. The machined steel, two-piece floorplate system replaces the stamped trigger guard of the 455 rifle, and is more in line with American sensibilities. Privacy Policy   •   Contact Us   •   Warnings   •   FAQs   •  © 2020 National Rifle Association of America. It offers length of pull (LOP) adjustments from 12.5 inches to 14.25 inches and an adjustable comb so shooters can achieve a consistency-­enhancing cheekweld. By Michael R. Shea. The CZ 457 Royal .17 HMR reviewed by Shooting Times. And velocity consistency is critical at long range. Dust puffed near the target, I made a correction and rang the steel 9 of 10 shots. Before diving into a discussion of reaching out with SK’s new ammo, let me give you the skinny on this CZ rifle. THE DESIGN While the 457 comes in num CZ engineers also reduced the bolt throw from 90 degrees to just 60 degrees, making the 457 more compatible with scopes with larger ocular bells. CZ-USA follows the most recent and popular trend in rifles introducing the CZ 457 Varmint Precision Chassis chambered in .22 LR, its very first chassis rifle. In all, I hit the big steel plate 27 times out of 30 shots — for a 90-­percent impact rate — but the impacts produced a shotgun-­like pattern rather than a tight cluster. in depth review - cz 457 royal rifle in 17 hmr I doubt there are many riflemen who haven't encountered and used a BRNO or CZ rimfire in their shooting lives, regardless of its exact model. Swarovski Z5(i) P BT L 3.5-­18x44mm Scope Review, Browning Citori 725 Trap Max Shotgun Review, Leupold DeltaPoint Micro Red Dot for Pistols: TESTED, Barnaul .300 AAC Blackout Ammo – First Look, Guns & Ammo TV: Hornady Critical Defense Rifle Ammo, Long Range .22LR: CZ-USA Model 457 AT-ONE, Trijicon RMRcc Reflex Sight – Perfect for Optics-Ready Concealed-Carry Pistols. This system makes it possible to change the chambering of the rifle through the purchase and installation of extra barrels. I’m just fine with that. This is especially true during the colder months when heavy outer garments can obstruct access to a traditional waistline holster. Check prices, read customer reviews or buy it at Everest. During our testing we were impressed with how smoothly the action cycled; “butter smooth” was the way one evaluator described the action. I also tested some of Eley’s subsonic hollowpoint hunting ammo that I had on hand; the SK actually outperformed it. Settled on Midas + I mighta got a stinker, I dunno. Rimfire rifles CZ 457 series. Rifle Match bullets, and measured just 0.55". One is factory rated at 1,073 feet per second (fps), the other at 1,106 fps. Soldiers Under British Command In WWI, ARTV Preview: The History of The Colt Walker; Lockdown Puck; Abyssinian Mausers, 2021 Golden Bullseye Pioneer Award: Dennis Reese, © 2020 National Rifle Association of America. Reining in the fun, I dutifully accuracy-­tested the CZ Model 457 AT-­ONE with several additional loads, including a Winchester 45-­grain Subsonic load that I hoped would provide adequate accuracy and a bit more BC-­boosting momentum, and CCI’s fast-­paced 32-­grain Stinger, just wondering if it had the consistency to be a 400-­yard player. Best I could get out of it was 0.375" at 50 yards. CZ 457 accuracy reports. CZ recognized that American shooters just aren’t interested in Bavarian-style stocks. Dialing to 300 yards required maxing out the elevation turret and adding a bit of hold using the Leupold’s Impact 29 reticle for a total of 42 MOA of elevation. CZ 457 Pro Varmint Buyers Guide. And while match-­grade .22 ammunition starts at about triple the price of plinking-­grade stuff, it’s still a whole bunch cheaper than match-­grade centerfire ammo. You know what? Applying the manual safety locks the trigger but does not lock the bolt, allowing the rifle to be loaded or unloaded with the safety on. Pocket carry, as a method of concealed carry for a defensive firearm, can be a practical option when done right. Also, I’m not sure why you are bringing the CZ 457 into the discussion because this article addresses the 455. CZ 455 Test Results for TEN Different Ammo Types, Shooting Three 5-Shot Groups: Group sizes at 50 yards, listed in inches. My 455 was a bit better.... an occasional 0.25" Often larger. The forend shows the legend ‘CZ 457 MATCH TARGET RIFLE’ on both side panels, with their logo underneath and a strip on the left side of the butt saying, ‘VARMINT MTR’. Ours broke at 3 lbs., 12 ozs., from the factory, but shooters can customize their triggers for pull weight, take-up and overtravel. Conditions were so so and to tell the truth I would not have shot had I not been so antsy and curious as to the CZ 457's function and accuracy indications. After some experimentation we achieved a light, crisp pull with virtually no overtravel. A highly precise model with a special stock made from premium walnut. The CZ 457 series consists of a total of 11 models with different stocks, equipment details and barrel contours, ranging from light hunting barrels to heavy match barrels, so that probably everyone can find something for their hunting ground or shooting range. I put a Burris Timberline 4.5-14x32 with parallax down to 7 yards on it (took it off one of my .22's). And it’s equivalent in the 1,106 fps variant is the new SK Long Range Match. “At times, we’ve seen SK Magazine (the lowest quality — but still great stuff) be out of stock for extended intervals. Pleased with the results. Always one of the most popular Varmint models, the Pro Varmint has a heavy 16.5” barrel threaded 1/2×28 for use with a suppressor or other muzzle device. CZ 457 17HMR accuracy. New models make this powerhouse rimfire line even more appealing to target shooters and varmint hunters. Handing the CZ off to my buddy, he, too, went five for five at 300 yards. The .55″ equates to 1.0506 MOA at 100 yards. But now that CZ has launched its fundamentally new 457 … The new rimfire rifle possesses CZ’s impressive accuracy, is stocked to suit American tastes and is loaded with a variety of features demanded by American shooters. In this segment of "Guns & Ammo TV," Gun Tech Editor Richard Nance and Pro-Shooter Jim Tarr head to the range to wring out the Umarex Air Ruger 10/22. Ha! I purchased a CZ 457 Varmint 17 HMR, not long ago based on my past experience with a 452 in .22lr. “Each production run is sorted by quality, measured through accuracy and group size at 50 meters from their lot acceptance testing tunnel with a return-­to-­battery-­style test fixture,” said Esterline. With an MSRP of just $476 the CZ 457 American represents a tremendous value; the changes made to the 455 in designing the new gun are well-thought-out and should make it even more attractive to the American market. It’s almost an inch shorter than predecessors and is sculpted to additionally reduce weight. A red plastic cocking indicator protrudes slightly from the rear of the bolt body when the striker is cocked. I missed the final shot. Still, 19 straight was gratifying. Not only does it tend to group better than even the best high-­velocity loads, it typically has much tighter SDs. I tried a dozen different "high end" ammos. Only SK’s own Rifle Match ammo provided similar consistency, and it was slightly slower, conceding the edge to the Long Range load. Overall rating: 91%. Accuracy was also amazingly consistent between loads. Tiny black smears in the fresh white paint marked my impacts. Many shooters will have cut their teeth on a CZ 452/3/5 or Brno rifle, whose pedigree is shared. That’s because the 457s have the quality, versatility, accuracy and straightforward operating systems of the 455s. Product Overview. Thanks to this and all other improvements of the new CZ 457 series, this model delivers 15 mm groups at a distance of 50 m. “These are the two best performers,” Esterline said. The CZ 457, introduced just this year by CZ and CZ-USA, has big shoes to fill. There was no MOA correlation, meaning 1-­inch accuracy at 100 yards equated 2-­inch accuracy at 200 yards, 3-­inch groups at 300 and 4-­inch groups at 400 yards. With the quality, versatility, accuracy and straightforward operating systems of the 455s and popular American rimfire features, the performance and accuracy are simply phenomenal. First trip to range with 1lb trigger and new glass. Product: CZ 457 Royal .17 HMR. Trijicon's new RMRcc features the durability and reliable controls that have made the RMR so successful, but its reduced dimensions make the “Concealed Carry” model better suited for the popular small-frame pistols designed for discreet carry and personal defense. For a $660 rifle, it performed just fine, averaging less than 1 MOA with the SK .22LR Long Range load. This is one big lump of timber with a large, squared off butt, vertical pistol grip with scalloped out and textured hand position. I was less than impressed. In this Guns & Ammo TV segment, Gun Tech Editor Richard Nance and Pro-Shooter Jim Tarr discuss the benefits of airsoft training for uniformed professionals and armed citizens alike. As you can see, our sample CZ 457 American possessed outstanding accuracy, with the average 10-shot group measuring just a hair more than 3/4" at 50 yds. CZ Model 457 .17 HMR Accuracy & Velocity NOTES: Accuracy is the average of five, five-shot groups fired from a sandbag benchrest. No sights are included with the 457 American, as it is designed for use with optics, and the receiver’s top has an integral 11 mm dovetail cut into it. Because of its unusual action, Brownings T-Bolt Target Varmint was perhaps the most fun. Women On Target® Instructional Shooting Clinics, Volunteer At The Great American Outdoor Show, Marion P. Hammer Women Of Distinction Award, Women's Wildlife Management / Conservation Scholarship, National Youth Shooting Sports Ambassadors, NRA Outstanding Achievement Youth Award Presented by Brownells, National Youth Shooting Sports Cooperative Program. While a CZ 457 is the new hot thing from CZ dont discount 452 or 455 rifles. |   I was impressed. 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