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Old 12-30-2012, 09:48 PM
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Has anyone shot the Hornady 20 grain Game Points? I have a Savage 93r17 and it shoots the 17gr Vmax pretty well. However, it typically splits squirrels damn near in half.

I wonder what the 20 grain hollow point does. Anybody???
Just went through bout 30 of the 20 grainers today and im in love! My 93r17 will put 5 touchin at 100 with a 5-8mph right to left wind...my wifes 13 year old little sister shot an 8" frozen pumpkin ten times with it and the gamepoints, you could cover the entire group with a quarter, even two called "fliers" that wernt as bad as she thought..oh and today was the first time she ever fired a gun! Im runnin a cabelas 4-12 target dot 17 scope on it, trimmed the main spring bout one coil n tightend the accu trigger alil to my liking....
I did notice a slight feed problem on the first round out of the mag but other than that the gamepoints are all im buyin from now on...

On the 8-9" frozen pumpkins the 17 grain tnts never passed through even at 50 yards...the 20g gamepoints passed through leaving a dime sized hole at 50 and an exit hole big enough to drop a spent 204 ruger case through at 100....
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Old 01-01-2013, 02:20 PM
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Re: Longest .17HMR kill?

Crow at 147yds with savage 93fv. shootin 17gr vmax. truly devastating little round.
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Old 01-17-2013, 11:04 PM
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Re: Longest .17HMR kill?

My best 17 HMR shot was 269 measured yards on a gopher (ground squirrel) About a 3-5 mile wind, held on his tail and hit in the head. Used my CZ varmint and 20 grainers.
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Old 02-28-2013, 06:24 PM
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Re: Longest .17HMR kill?

Shot a coon at 178 yards at night a few years back.
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