How Long Will A 17 HMR Barrel Last?

Which is better 22 Magnum or 17 HMR?

17 HMR is the clear winner.

17 HMR is 2550 FPS giving 246 FPE (foot pounds of energy).

But when you compare that to a .

22 Mag with an advertised muzzle velocity of 1900 FPS (pushing a 40-grain bullet) you get a calculation of 321 FPE..

Is 17hmr subsonic?

Series of tests to examine the hiting power of . 22 subsonic (1100 f.p.s), . 17 HMR ballistic tip supersonic (2450 f.p.s). …

Can you use 17 HMR in a 22 mag?

You won’t destroy the . 22 mag rifle by shooting . 17 HMR through it. The bore will get pretty dirty though.

What is the best barrel length for a 17 HMR?

18 inch21 was the fastest and the 22 and 18 where with in one feet per second of each other. There was a huge difference in spread though. The longer barrels had a SD of over 80 FPS and the 18 inch Barrel had one in the 40’s. From this research I would say that the 18 inch is the optimum barrel.

Can u kill a deer with a 17 HMR?

17HMR is more than enough for a deer. EDIT: IF your a great shot. It takes a minimum of 50 ft lbs to kill a deer and 60ft lbs to kill an elk. A good solid bullet (not ballistic tip) should kill at 225 yards.

How loud is a 17 HMR?

17 HMR is around 103 dB. An unsuppressed . 17 HMR is around 117 dB.

Will a 17hmr kill a coyote?

22 mag, 17hmr,17WSM ,5mm 223,22-250, etc will all kill coyotes dead.

Is 17 HMR louder than 22lr?

17 HMR is that it’s more expensive than other rimfire ammo, Less kinetic energy, More destructive at close range and considerably louder than other two rimfire cartridges. In the end the . 22 LR, .

What’s better .22 or .17 HMR?

17HMR. .22 LR is heavier and much slower than . … 17 HMR gives much higher velocity, shoots much flatter, and in general is a much better long range caliber for varmint shooting. The 17 HMR will shoot straighter, farther, and is way more destructive down range. The .

Which is louder 22 mag or 17 HMR?

The 22 WMR is a bit louder in report, but the 17 has a slightly different “snap” to it. Possibly a higher frequency noise. My rifles are both quite accurate, but the edge goes to the 17 HMR. It is very accurate with the Hornady 20 grain ammo.

Where should I zero my 17 HMR?

17 HMR rifle is to put the 17 grain bullet 1.5″ high at 100 yards, for a zero range of 145 yards.

How far is a 17 HMR accuracy?

17 HMR rifles to 200 yards and will shoot out to 300 yards in calm conditions.

What can I shoot with a 17 HMR?

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.

How much does a 17 HMR drop at 100 yards?

17 HMR shoots pretty flat to 100 yards. It drops off 10 inches at 200 yards. That is an improvement over a . 22LR (5/6 inches at 100) and .

Is 17 HMR the same as 17 win Super mag?

The 17 WSM sends a 20 grain bullet out at 3000 fps, whereas the HMR is sending a 17 grain bullet at 2550 fps. That makes for some difference in the field, with the HMR granting an MPBR of 165 yards, whereas the WSM can do it with 205 yards (I’m running calculations for gopher-sized targets).