17 Hmr

Discussion in 'Rimfire and Airguns' started by J E Custom, Oct 6, 2007.

  1. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    Well I finished the Anschutz 17 HMR and was I surprised !!!

    Went to the range to function test and start the breakin
    process but only had 14 rounds of 17 gr hornady V Max ammo.

    Cleaned the bore and fired 1 sighter , made the site correction
    and started the breakin shots (clean and shoot,clean and shoot)

    I did'nt pay attention to what the group size was but when I shot
    the third round at the target each round seamed to get close'er
    to the center.

    After 6 shots I stoped to cool and clean(as if it needed it to cool
    down).

    Took a good look at the target and was impressed , considering
    I was cleaning between each shot a .497 group at 100 rds is
    very good.

    With only 6 rounds left I decided to try and shoot a one more group
    to see what it could do.

    5 shots later I was very impressed with a .215 group @ 100yrds,So
    impressed that I went to a local gun show and bought a used
    Anschutz 164m 22 mag to build one for my self.

    As soon as I can get pictures of the rifle and group I will post them.

    J E CUSTOM
     
  2. lovdasnow

    lovdasnow Well-Known Member

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    wow, that's some impressive shooting. I'm guessing that there was no wind. I've shot some very good groups, but you can't have much wind.

    let us know how you like the mag.
     

  3. J E Custom

    J E Custom Well-Known Member

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    You are right about the wind! At our range we have a three table 100
    yrd range that is separated from the rest of the range and has a berm
    down each side that really helps to minimize wind effect.

    This makes a prefect test range for breakin and accuacy or chronograph
    testing.

    I like a no wind condition for zero's so that I have a base line to add wind
    or elevation as needed.

    And the MAG is what i'm going to biuld my 17 HMR on. And I hope
    it shoots as good as my customer's rifle!

    Thanks
    J E CUSTOM
     
  4. jwp475

    jwp475 Well-Known Member

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    That way cool...........[​IMG]