.17 MH2 and .17 HMR

.17 MH2 and .17 HMR

Right is the HMR and Left is HM2

Left: .17 HM2, Right: .17 HMR
Type Rimfire
Place of origin United States
Production history
Designer Hornady
Designed 2004
Manufacturer CCI / Hornady / Eley
Produced 2004-Present
Specifications
Parent case .22 Long Rifle Stinger
Bullet diameter .172 in (4.4 mm)
Neck diameter .180 in (4.6 mm)
Shoulder diameter .226 in (5.7 mm)
Base diameter .226 in (5.7 mm)
Rim diameter .275 in (7.0 mm)
Case length .714 in (18.1 mm)
Overall length 1.00 in (25 mm)
Primer type Rimfire
Ballistic performance
Bullet weight/type Velocity Energy
17 gr (1.1 g) V-Max 2,100 ft/s (640 m/s) 166 ft·lbf (225 J

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 11:35 PM

Anonymous

17 HMR

is a screamer!i have one and enjoy shooting it

5 years 27 weeks ago, 5:42 PM

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Are they any good as varmint guns? Seem a bit underpowered to be used on prairie dogs.

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5 years 27 weeks ago, 4:07 AM

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Yes, the .17 HMR is a good varmint round. Heard of a lot of guys using the 17 HMR round to kill varmints. Very good round out to 200 yards to take a varmint down.

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