.17 AI Hornet

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Brian Rybicky, Feb 20, 2004.

  1. Brian Rybicky

    Brian Rybicky Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone here had an experince with caliber, what kind of accuracy and velocity are you getting, hows loud is it, is it good coyote medicine?

    Thanks,
    Brian
     
  2. Tim Behle

    Tim Behle Well-Known Member

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    I don't have one, but a buddy of mine does. Great little coyote round from what he's told me. He killed a Mountain lion with it a couple of years ago.
     

  3. cpttango30

    cpttango30 Member

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    I have a buddy with one. Shooting 1/4" 5 shot groups at 100 yards. Getting around 3900 fps I believe. It is in a Ruger 77/22 hornet rebarreld with a shilen barrel
     
  4. Broz

    Broz Well-Known Member

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    Are 20gr. bullets the bullet of choice among most 17's. I have recently aquired a 17 fireball and was wondering what kind of distance to expect from one of these 17's
     
  5. cpttango30

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    I think 250 yards is about the max for coyotes. Ground hogs/ rockchucks you might be able to squeez out 300 or 350. Ground squirrels and P Dog I but if you can dope the wind 400 yards. Don't take much to explode a pdog.