How loud is the 17 Hornet?

204 – noise.

Is a .17 centerfire or rimfire?

17 Hornady Magnum Rimfire, commonly known as the . 17 HMR, is a rimfire rifle cartridge developed by Littleman Mitchell in 2002. It was developed by necking down a . 22 Magnum case to take a .

Is the 17 Hornet any good?

17 Remington can be a very accurate cartridge, and has very little recoil, though the report is on the loud side for the size of the projectile. The . 17 Hornet, son of the classic . 22 Hornet that our grandfathers delighted in shooting, is a well-balanced design.

What gun uses 22 Hornet?

The Ruger M77/22, the Savage 25 Lightweight Varminter, and the Thompson/Center Contender are all in current production and are available in . 22 Hornet. Among other models, the Browning A-Bolt Micro Hunter, the Browning Model 1885 Low Wall, the CZ Model 527, the New England Handi-Rifle, the Ruger No.

Who all makes 17 Hornet rifles?

. 17 Hornet Rifles

  • Savage Arms 19978. Caliber .17 Hornet. Action Bolt Action.
  • CZ 3065. Caliber .17 Hornet.
  • Savage Arms 19739. Caliber .17 Hornet.
  • Ruger 7212. Caliber .17 Hornet.
  • Chiappa 920319. Caliber .17 Hornet.
  • Savage Arms 19738. Caliber .17 Hornet.
  • CZ 3066. Caliber .17 Hornet.
  • Savage Arms 19740. Caliber .17 Hornet.

What is a 17 caliber rifle good for?

. 17 HMR is primarily used for mid-range small game and varmint hunting. The bullet’s velocity and accuracy make it ideal for hunting rabbit, possum, and raccoon from up to 200 yards.

Is 17 Hornet a centerfire?

The . 17 Hornet is a . 17 caliber centerfire rifle cartridge originally offered as a “wildcat cartridge” developed by P.O. The result was a small quiet cartridge capable of high velocity.

What’s the difference between A.17 Hornet and an Ackley?

Hornady also calls its new .17-caliber cartridge the .17 Hornet. The Hornady .17 case, however, is a bit shorter in length and to the base of the shoulder than the Ackley case. The shoulder diameter of the Hornady case is also a bit wider in diameter than the Ackley.

Is the.17 Hornet better than the.22 Hornet?

I’ve had the regular Hornet, K-Hornet, .17 Hornet, and the .22 Long Snapper (cut down Hornet). You do get a couple of hundred feet per second more velocity (that’s from memory, so may not be exactly right) with the K-Hornet. Is it worth the extra trouble? Probably not. I found the .17 Hornet worthless, sort of like all .17 calibers.

Which is the best balanced.17 Hornet cartridge?

According to P.O Ackley, the .17 Hornet which is simply the K-Hornet necked down to .17, is one of is one of the best- balanced .17 cartridges. Being a down-to-earth guy, he credited it with being extremely deadly on small game up to the size of foxes out to 200 yards.

What’s the maximum load on A.17 Hornet?

Hodgdon Powder is the only current source of handloading data I could find for the new and old .17s. The Hodgdon’s 2012 Annual Manual and the Hodgdon website list about the same maximum loads for the .17 Ackley Hornet and .17 Hornet with some powders.