Question: How Far Will 17hmr Shoot?

Can 17 HMR kill a deer?

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..

What is the largest rimfire caliber?

a .17 Winchester Super MagnumSpeaking in modern terms the largest rimfire cartridge is a . 17 Winchester Super Magnum. It’s got more powder, a larger bullet, and is faster than any other modern rimfire.

What is the maximum range of a 17 HMR?

about 150 yardsThe effective range of a . 17 HMR bullet for small game hunting and target shooting is about 150 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 .

Which is better 22 mag 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.

What Animals Can a 17 HMR kill?

17 hmr will have no problem killing animals as small as chipmunks (if the shooter can shoot a chipmunk) or as large as coyote with proper shot placement. I have taken 1 squirrel with my Taurus . 17 HMR revolver using v-max rounds. Distance was probably about 25 feet.

Will a 17hmr kill a coyote?

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

What 17 HMR ammo is the most accurate?

Come on spring. While a lot of people believe CCI, Federal, Hornady or Remington ammo is most accurate in their . 17 HMR, all those “brands” are made by CCI, using the same powder, cases, and bullets.

How far will a 17 HMR shoot?

To what range is the . 17 HMR capable of shooting? We routinely shoot our . 17 HMR rifles to 200 yards and will shoot out to 300 yards in calm conditions.

What’s the flattest shooting rifle?

The Flattest Shooting Common Hunting Cartridges300 win mag.7mm rem mag.30-06.270.25-06.308.243.

What distance should you zero a 17 HMR?

100 yardsA: I think a good zero to have for a . 17 HMR is exactly 100 yards. If you sight your rifle so that your bullets hit the bullseye at 100 yards, the bullets will be 0.1 inch high at 50 yards and 2.6 inches low at 150 yards.

What is the fastest bullet?

The . 220 Swift remains the fastest commercial cartridge in the world, with a published velocity of 1,422 m/s (4,665 ft/s) using a 1.9 grams (29 gr) bullet and 2.7 grams (42 gr) of 3031 powder.

How much does a 17 HMR drop at 300 yards?

Create Your Free Custom Ballistic ReportRangeDrop (inches)VelocityAA300-40.55361028350-67.4461952400-103.92898938 more rows•Jul 11, 2012

What is 17 HMR 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.

How accurate is a Savage 17 HMR?

Many users enjoy using the 93r17 for plinking, it is just reliable and fun. The accuracy of the Savage rifle is very accurate, at 100 yards this can shoot many bullets in . 75” groupings. Hitting 90% of the rounds fired at 50 yards small game and pests don’t have a chance.