This page was generated at 06:51 PM. You may want to read up on it & see if it's worth it at rimfirecentral.com. While you can chamber the .17 Mach II in a gun chambered for the .17 HMR, you are inviting trouble. There is no doubt 22 LR cannot compare with 17 HMR when it comes to shooting from larger distances. The .17 HMR is basically a necked down .22 Mag..17 HMR - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A 17 gr bullet will go 2,550ft/sec and has 245ft/lbs of energy. Popular Rifle Calibers, Part I Though .17 HMR was designed to replicate the ballistics of the 5mm RMR. Know the target and know the range. I guarantee you that a HM2 will load and shoot out of a HMR bolt. The Savage .17 HMR is a great rifle for small game hunting or target shooting. The 17 HM2 is a flat shooting tack driver with achievable velocities of 2,100 ft/s. That question is pretty easily answered using a little data and combining that with a lot of shooting at long range. And too often on ground shots, a squirrel hops just as you shoot, and you end up with a body shot, despite the best of holds and trigger squeeze. All information is provided "as is" with all faults without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. Ruger 77 with the drop-in Green Mountain .17 HMR barrel and my custom single shot Husqvarna with the Green Mountain .17 HM2. The Need for Speed: The .17 HMR. I see no reason why a .17 HMR barrel would not swap directly onto a Ruger 10/22 Magnum, just as a .17 Mach 2 barrel swaps easily onto a standard 10/22. Strike three. Neither of them will be as economical to shoot as a .22 Long Rifle, but I doubt you’ll be shooting either of them in the same volume you would a .22 LR. Make sure you don't see any fraudulent charges. Ruger 77 with the drop-in Green Mountain .17 HMR barrel and my custom single shot Husqvarna with the Green Mountain .17 HM2. As far as I know you can still get Volquartsons conversion barrel and bolt, but for the price you could have a dandy bolt gun chambered for it and a scope and a sling and rings and targets and gas money to the range and... you get my point. It is three times as expensive as .22 LR ammo but … Filtered by: Clear All. Obviously, shooter skill and wind will have a large effect on this as ranges extend. However, I soon found out Savage’s little autoloader can shoot. Fortunately, the seemingly unending thirst for ammunition has been quenched (at least temporarily), so manufacturers have resumed production of .17 Mach 2, and there’s a new option to boot. The derivation of these cartridges is:.17 HM2 = .22 CCI Stinger round (slightly longer than a std .22 LR case) necked down to .17.17 HMR = .22 WMR necked down to .17 Adios, The 17 HM2 is a flat shooting tack driver with achievable velocities of 2,100 ft/s. Most have failed miserably. At first, I didn’t have high hopes for the A17. If you want to shoot one of the .17 caliber rim fire cartridges in your 10/22, you will have to buy a new barrel chambered for the .17 round. The .17 HM2 is basically a necked down .22 LR Stinger..17 HM2 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia A 17 gr bullet will go 2,100ft/sec and has 166ft/lbs of energy. The derivation of these cartridges is:.17 HM2 = .22 CCI Stinger round (slightly longer than a std .22 LR case) necked down to .17.17 HMR = .22 WMR necked down to .17 Adios, If you do try shooting a .17 HMR in your .22 rifle, I'll bet you have a hard time extracting the case. I seem to get a lot of questions around the 17 hmr centered around how far you can actually shoot it accurately. The proven delayed-blowback action used in the A17 17 HMR is replicated in the new offering to support the high pressures of the Mach 2 caliber. The 22 LR could only be converted to the 17 HM2, not the magnum. It didn't fill a role for me. The modern rimfire family: (L) .22 short, .17 HM2, .22 LR, .17 HMR, .22 WMR (Magnum). They DO NOT interchange! Strike three. You cannot shoot ,17 caliber ammo through an unmodified 10/22. All cartridge dimensions, except bullet diameter are different. Designed with a free-floating, button rifled barrel, corrosion resistant chrome plated bolt, bolt release and removable dust cover for improved functionality. Both rifles are inexpensive and extraordinary. Both rifles are inexpensive and extraordinary. If you get a new rifle for 300 dollars that is about 20 boxes of HMR and 75 boxes of HM2 And shoot. you want cheaper buy a darn .22 long rifle that is capable of shooting long's and short's . All cartridge dimensions, except bullet diameter are different. It is superior in every way to the HM2. The HMR was a response by Hornady to wildcatters who were looking for a solid replacement for the 5mm Remington Rimfire Magnum, which was the fastest rimfire round on the market. If your 10/22 is not a magnum, you will have to shoot the .17 Mach II in it. Collapse. No the HM2 bullets are the mach 2 bullets. Show . Compared to .22 LR, well, there is no comparison. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. If you enjoy shooting the .17 HMR cartridge, then shoot away. Compared to a .22LR, the .17 HM2 crushes it in every category but price per bo As you can already see the .17HMR is a faster and lighter bullet than the .22LR. and i was wondering can i shoot 17 hm2 out of it? Posts; Latest Activity; Photos . Ballistic coefficients for the 17-grain bullet of the.17 HM2 and the 40-grain bullet of the.22 LR are close to the same, but the.17-caliber bullet shoots flatter because it starts out considerably faster. Just as you cannot shoot a .22 LR in a gun chambered for .22 WMR, so to the .17 HM2 and the .17 HMR. I have read the reports of how well the 17 kills varmints but I have not seen the "death ray" effects that some are reporting. What exactly is the problem with this cartridge and the conversion for the 10/22? If you found fraudulent charges. You can start with just the receiver and a pre-attached .17 HMR barrel or a combo that contains the receiver, the .22 LR barrel, and the .17 HMR barrel. 17 HMR — Still the Market Leader in 17-Cal Rimfires. The .17 Mach II is a shorter round and the bullet would not be in the bore when the round is chambered. I had .17 HMRs in my .22 Magnum magazine of my Marlin model 882 22 mag rifle. The .17 HMR shoots flatter and harder and is a lot better in the wind but if you shoot your M2 enough, you will not feel any handicap against the HMR. Looks like a fun little cartridge. Page 3 of 3 < Prev 1 2 3. I'm pretty sure the 17 hm2 can shoot pretty flat out to almost 150 or so. They are considerable smaller than the original bullet. The 455 American has an interchangeable barrel system that allows you to shoot .17 HMR, .22 LR, and .22 WMR using the same receiver. Some 17 HMR rifles can use different and bigger calibers, which is even better. One advantage of this projectile is its frangibility. No, the HMR round is based on the .22 mag case and the HM2 round is based on the .22 LR case. When I first posted this thread, I didn't see it branching off into black powder, but, I included mountain men and a "possibles" bag, so that, All of the old (and smart) mountain men carried a "possibles" pouch, mostly to keep some extra powder, wads, bullets or balls handy, in case, If this is your first visit, be sure to Typically, the .17 HMR will shoot around 1.0 MOA or better at most practical distances. I love the cheaper ammo for the M2 and the low noise level. No. The proven delayed-blowback action used in the A17 17 HMR is replicated in the new offering to support the high pressures of the Mach 2 caliber. I guarantee you that a HM2 will load and shoot out of a HMR bolt. To get a better idea take a look at this bullet trajectory for the .17HMR, .17HM2, .22LR and .22WMR. Filter. There are three readily-available 17-caliber rimfire rounds now on the market: 17 HMR, 17 WSM, and 17 Mach 2(aka 17 HM2). Nope. The 17 HMR is a very popular round, available from multiple manufacturers — CCI, Hornady, and now Norma. After that the bullet drops rather quickly. I would not mind having one of his 22 pistols. .17 HM2 The 17 HM2 barrels for the Ruger 77/22, Sako P94 & Quad, CZ 455 and Remington 504 are chambered with a Pacific Precision Grinding match-type reamer. According to the current .17 Aguila/PMC barrel manufacturers, you can re-barrel a Ruger 10/22 with a .17 Aguila/PMC barrel and shoot it with no bolt modifications, but (and here’s the biggie) you can also shoot the .17 Aguila/PMC in your .17 Mach II chambered bolt-action firearm, this time with NO Modifications! The .17 HM2 case is based on a .22LR Stinger necked down to .17 caliber, making it a no-recoil, low-noise cartridge that’s perfect for small critters. You wouldn’t. Maverick, you might contact Bo Clerke in Raton, NM. hunting bullet offering (XTP & Game Point) when you need penetration on larger critters. Best Uses For a .17 HMR . Compared to the HMR, 17 HM2 is cheaper and not as big of a step down in performance as many people would claim. Time. But I realized he’s... Answers.fieldandstream.com is part of the Field & Stream Network, a division of Bonnier Corporation. For a $300 plinker or small-game getter, the Savage A17 in .17 HM2 is a fantastic little rifle. Introducing the A17 17 HM2 to the Savage semi-automatic A Series. And don't forget to check out the latest reviews on guns and outdoor gear on fieldandstream.com. We can’t talk about the HM2 without talking about the HMR, as its success is what led to the investment of the .17 HM2. Which .17 caliber- HMR or HM2 or Hornet and which rifle for take down survival use. It’s Consistent Finally the 17 WSM is, without question, the performance leader among .17-Cal rimfire rounds. A big advantage of the HMR is the 20 gr. Definitely go 17 HMR if you choose to go with the 17 caliber. To the OP: Don't go the way of 17 HM2. Welcome to Field and Streams's Answers section. A properly thrown rock can kill a deer. The modern rimfire family: (L) .22 short, .17 HM2, .22 LR, .17 HMR, .22 WMR (Magnum). Collapse. -No re-chambering needed, you can shoot this round out of your 17HM2 (17 Mach II) chambered bolt-action rifle Cons of the.17 Aguila/PMC: As always, good shot placement is needed in order to not lose game. You just can't beat the price for the ammo. First - they are two totally different sized projectiles - the 17 would have so much extra room it would never touch the lands and grooves. Based on the.22 Long Rifle rimfire case, the new.17 Mach 2 (.17M2) is necked to seat a 17-grain,.17-caliber Hornady V-Max bullet and is powered to a nominal 2100 fps velocity from a standard SAAMI-reference 24-inch rifle barrel. You wouldn’t. Designed with a free-floating, button rifled barrel, corrosion resistant chrome plated bolt, bolt release and removable … The 17 Mach 2 (HM2) is making a resurgence, as it is less expensive than 17 HMR and it can be shot from rifles converted from .22 LR since it shares the .22 LR cartridge OAL. A 17 HMR rifle is designed and balanced to operate properly with a full-weight hammer to shoot at a high speed or velocity and also, like any other, there is a break-in period to take most out of this 17hmr too. Is not writing much rifle stuff anymore. Minute of very-small varmint! But I would not recommend it. Sticker shock I guess. Like the 22 WMR and 17 HMR cartridges, centerfire cleaning instructions apply due to the jacketed bullet used in this cartridge. So the .17 HMR shoots flatter than most calibers in a range of 75-125 yards. Long range shot with clean kill on a rabbit, at 282 yards and an 8mph cross wind. 17 hmr has 17 gr bullet that can be propelled to 2590 ft/sec at the muzzle which is a great value for making it reliable for a lot of objects. No. I just know that say a .357 mag revolver can shoot 38 special bullets, and other magnum cartridges are also compatible... Thx for the help guys. So the cartridge's neck will go into the bore, and when it expands to let the bullet go, it will probably expand enough to stick it in the chamber. Honestly, why would you produce .17 Mach 2 ammunition that may (or may not) sell when every .22 LR, .22 WMR (then experiencing a renaissance), and .17 HMR is flying off the shelf, right? This makes it safer than any of the.22 LR bullets for small game and varmint hunting in semi-populated areas. Page of 1. Very unsafe, if it would even chamber. Previous template Next. If you .22 can shoot them well some of the hyper velocity rounds have OK ballistics out to 100, but it will never come close to the .17's. Joined: Dec 22, 2002 Messages: 46,824 Location: Terlingua, TX; Thomasville,GA. A crow may explode at 50 yards, but over 100 yards the wing bones may stop a .17. You can get HM2's very easy so you should do it the safe way. If I was to buy that new rifle I'd just go with the 17 HMR. I'll speak up in defense of the 17 HM2. And shoot. Plus the maximum effective range of this caliber is approximately 200 yards. Introducing the A17, 17 HM2 to the Savage semi-automatic A Series. The .17 HMR was based on a necked-down .22 WMR case, and its impressive 2550 fps velocity, incredibly flat trajectory, and superb accuracy immediately led Emary to experiment with the same 17-grain V-Max bullet in a smaller, necked-down .22 Long Rifle case. Just as you cannot shoot a .22 LR in a gun chambered for .22 WMR, so to the .17 HM2 and the .17 HMR. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. Same with a .17 or .22. All Time Today Last Week Last Month. I just never saw the need personally for a 17, if I want small and fast I would go 22 magnum. The ammo price was nice, about 1/2 that of HMR but local availability was low. Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by SureThing, Jun 1, 2009. check out the. You can only shoot what is clearly stamped on the receiver or barrel of a rifle or pistol. The 17 hmr has just a slight advantage in range is all.. new posts. if the hmr is based on the mag case and the hm2 is based on the lr,what is the reason they cant interchange?a 22 mag will shoot a lr round.the hm2 has lower pressure right?it seems like its nearly the same comparison to me.but i have no experience with it,it just caught my attention. Here you will find hunting, fishing, and survival tips from the editors of Field and Stream, as well as recommendations from readers like yourself. Scott talked to me about trading for a knife then ran backwards on me for what he wanted. Well I’ve noticed that the great one D.P. It’s also a huge topic in most rimfire forums. The HMR is capable of sending a 17-grain tipped varmint bullet at 2,650 fps, easily vaporizing prairie dogs and other small game out to 200 yards. Considering the size disparity of the two cases, the results were initially surprising, even to Emary. Haven't shot anything with the WSM yet. If you get a new rifle for 300 dollars that is about 20 boxes of HMR and 75 boxes of HM2 Good guns. Also talk about no recoil, it is the funnest thing you will ever shoot; most guys I know started with several hmrs, and then bought a m2- now they have many m2's, and keep MAYBE ONE hmr, or none at all. It dont matter what type of gun you try to use the cartridges are not by any means interchangeable ! Before You Buy, You Should to: Reading the consumer reviews of Weatherby 17 Hmr Rifle For Sale And 17 Hm2 Rifle Manufacturers before purchase. The 17 HM2 is a flat shooting tack driver with achievable velocities of 2,100 ft/s. He has earned the right to retire in my opinion. Before I bought the HMR I looked into converting my 10/22 into an HM2, but the conversion was too expensive and there were too many horror stories. Finally the 17 WSM is, without question, the performance leader among .17-Cal rimfire rounds. While a head shot with the HMR ruins no meat, it sure makes for an ugly dead squirrel. You can get HM2's very easy so you should do it the safe way. (That's nearly 70 percent faster than a standard-velocity.22 LR.) All times are GMT-5. I had the 17 HMR when it came out but sold it after a year of it sitting in the safe. The .17 HMR is a necked down version of the .22 Magnum and generally uses a 17-grain bullet, though you can also find rounds with 20 grain and 15.5-grain bullets. Ammo is a little more expensive running around 18 to 25 cents per round. oh i c..I thought that the shell casing was the same diameter. A caution— it is possible to hit with the .17 HMR at greater ranges than those that guarantee a quick kill. The Sako Quad HMR at just less than 200 yards. However, Remington has recalled all .17 HMR autoloaders and clearly states that their .17 HMR ammunition should never be fired in semiautomatics. Search. Although The High Road has attempted to provide accurate information on the forum, The High Road assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information. The 17 Mach 2 (HM2) is making a resurgence, as it is less expensive than 17 HMR and it can b… Neither of them will be as economical to shoot as a .22 Long Rifle, but I doubt you’ll be shooting either of them in the same volume you would a .22 LR. When you compare some models of 22 LR and 17 HMR, you see that both cartridges have many to offer and that there are many great rifles that use those calibers. Not only is the bullet diameter smaller, but the cartridge case of a .17 HMT is longer than a .22 LR case. If you plan on plinking or going through a lot of ammo the .22LR is the way to go. The Sako Quad HMR at just less than 200 yards. You can come close to duplicating .17 HM2 trajectory with hypervelocity loadings of the .22 LR, but the accuracy of those loads in the most accurate of rifles usually restricts their practical use on small game to about 75 yards. Can I bolt 5.0 Chevy heads to a 5.0 Ford block? What should be your choice? But I would not recommend it. for game/pelt/meat keeping , the m2 is better, not so explosive. HM2 ammo is way cheaper, and it would be nice to have the ability to change. The .17 Hornady Mach 2, or .17 HM2, is a rimfire cartridge introduced in 2004 by the ammunition manufacturer Hornady, following the successful launch in 2002 of the .17 HMR.The .17 HM2 is based on the .22 Long Rifle "Stinger" case, necked down to .17 caliber (4.5 mm) and using a bullet weighing less than half the weight of a typical .22 Long Rifle bullet. Although its widely known that the .22LR is lethal on small game out to 100 yards. Those are two completely different rounds, with different amounts of powder and case size. That cartridge is considered by many to be superior to the venerable .22 LR cartridge and because of its speed, it is sure fun to shoot. It's lightweight, accurate, incredibly reliable and fires a flat-shooting round that's much quieter than the .17 HMR. If you cannot purchase ammunition for a gun, it’s a paperweight, and therefore, there was no interest in the round. Art Eatman Moderator Emeritus. The 17 Mach 2 (HM2) is making a resurgence, as it is less expensive than 17 HMR and it can be shot from rifles converted from .22 LR since it shares the .22 LR cartridge OAL. Its high velocity also enables the.17-caliber bullet to deliver the same energy levels downrange, even though it is 35 percent lighter. X. Re: .17 HM2 or .22 LR? Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by Armed 24/7, Sep 19, 2008. i have a henry h001 .17 hmr. All Discussions only Photos only Videos only Links only Polls only Events only. Please bear in mind that we do not provide an accuracy guarantee with this weapon. That's just my thoughts. I figured out what went wrong. Many companies have attempted to harness bottleneck rimfires into semiauto platforms. the shell case is the same diameter.if i read right the hm2 is a bit longer right?i dont see why because the hmr is based on the 22 mag case which is longer than the hm2 mother case the 22 long rifle.can anyone shed light on this i dont have a spec book and found nothing about it other than wikipedia and it just dont jive. Aguila also made a .17 rimfire, the .17 PMC/Aguila, but it never became popular. I agree. If it is chambered for .22 magnum ammo, you can replace the barrel with one chambered for the .17 HMR. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ for information on posting and navigating the forums. What kind of accuracy can I expect with the .17 HMR? Please buy it from trusted store. More so with this round than the 17HM2 (17 Mach II) thanks cooner,i understand now.someone needs to get with wikipedia and set those guys straight .they state the hm2 is longer when it isnt,i need to get a book on this stuff for reference sometime.once again thanx. This is a discussion on Which .17 caliber- HMR or HM2 or Hornet and which rifle for take down survival use within the Rimfire forums, part of the Gun Forum category; I had a Browning SA-22. If you want to buy Weatherby 17 Hmr Rifle For Sale And 17 Hm2 Rifle Manufacturers. Have both a 17 HMR and a 17 WSM. I looked at the ballistics and they are great and best yet they fit in any 10/22 magazine. Had a lot of problems and the take down mechanism began to gall and not lock properly. If you cannot purchase ammunition for a gun, it’s a paperweight, and therefore, there was no interest in the round. Neither The High Road nor any of its directors, members, managers, employees, agents, vendors, or suppliers will be liable for any direct, indirect, general, bodily injury, compensatory, special, punitive, consequential, or incidental damages including, without limitation, lost profits or revenues, costs of replacement goods, loss or damage to data arising out of the use or inability to use this forum or any services associated with this forum, or damages from the use of or reliance on the information present on this forum, even if you have been advised of the possibility of such damages. For the money spent & what you end up with, factoring in reliability, performance gains, & the rest I think I'd rather buy a new rifle. As much as I love .22 LR, it can't hold a candle to 17 HM2, especially when you start talking about making shots from 100 to 200 yards. Sarge01, that's quite alright sir and thank you for your service. The 17 HMR is MUCH noisier than the Mach 2 and blows up squirrels when you hit them. What the .22 lacks in speed and long-range effectiveness, the .17 HMR happily makes up. A .17 HMR can give you 1 inch or less groups at 100 yards under ideal conditions (no wind, good ammo, and properly adjusted rifle). Unfired rounds can be extracted from these chambers. Q11. It may not go into the bore when it was fired and could act as an obstruction. The Mach 2 is based on a.22 LR Stinger case necked-down to accept the same 17 grain, polymer tipped, V-MAX bullet Hornady developed for the.17 HMR. Pictured From right to left: CCI .22 LR .38 grain Minimag, CCI 22 LR .40 grain Standard, Eley 17 HM2, CCI 17 HMR 20 Grain FMJ, Federal 17 HMR 17 grain JHP On a personal note, I have a few 17 HM2 rifles, and I think they are fantastic options as late season squirrel guns. Everyone go buy a .17 HM2, not a HMR. Minute of very-small varmint! 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