Quick Answer: How Far Can You Shoot With A 17 HMR?

How accurate is 17 HMR?

Seriously, I expect 2 moa accuracy, about 2 inches at 100 yards with any brand of 17 hmr ammo.

More than accurate enough for varminting, but not good enough for consistent results in competition..

What is the most accurate rimfire caliber?

.17 HMRMost ammunition manufacturers load for both. Most rimfire rifle builders chamber for both. The . 17 HMR loadings and/or rifles appear to be more consistently accurate.

How loud is a 17 HMR?

17 HMR is around 103 dB. An unsuppressed . 17 HMR is around 117 dB.

What is the effective range of a 17 HMR?

about 150 yardsThe effective range of a . 17 HMR bullet for small game hunting and target shooting is about 150 yards. At 150 yards the . 17 HMR cartridge experiences a bullet drop of about 3″-/+ which allows for consistent accuracy.

Is a 17 caliber good for coyote hunting?

17HMR is great for small critters like squirrels, rabbits, and other small animals. If you shoot a coyote with 17HMR, you might kill it quickly, but most likely you will require multiple shots and the animal will suffer for a prolonged time. That’s unethical and highly frowned upon.

What does the HMR stand for in a 17 HMR rifle?

17 Hornady Magnum Rimfire17 Hornady Magnum Rimfire, commonly known as the . 17 HMR, is a rimfire rifle cartridge developed by Littleman in 2002. It was developed by necking down a . 22 Magnum case to take a . 17 caliber (4.5 mm) projectile.

What is the largest rimfire caliber?

a .17 Winchester Super MagnumSpeaking in modern terms the largest rimfire cartridge is a . 17 Winchester Super Magnum. It’s got more powder, a larger bullet, and is faster than any other modern rimfire.

What’s better .22 or .17 HMR?

17HMR. .22 LR is heavier and much slower than . … 17 HMR gives much higher velocity, shoots much flatter, and in general is a much better long range caliber for varmint shooting. The 17 HMR will shoot straighter, farther, and is way more destructive down range. The .

Can a 17hmr kill a coyote?

22 mag, 17hmr,17WSM ,5mm 223,22-250, etc will all kill coyotes dead.

What is the difference between 17 HMR and 17 Hornet?

Has an even flatter trajectory, more energy, and has better range. It is not much louder than the . 17 hmr. The 17 hornet has even more energy, greater range, and flatter trajectory.

Is 17 HMR louder than 22lr?

17 HMR is that it’s more expensive than other rimfire ammo, Less kinetic energy, More destructive at close range and considerably louder than other two rimfire cartridges. In the end the . 22 LR, .

What distance should you zero a 17 HMR?

100 yardsA: I think a good zero to have for a . 17 HMR is exactly 100 yards. If you sight your rifle so that your bullets hit the bullseye at 100 yards, the bullets will be 0.1 inch high at 50 yards and 2.6 inches low at 150 yards.

What Animals Can you shoot with a 17 HMR?

17 hmr will have no problem killing animals as small as chipmunks (if the shooter can shoot a chipmunk) or as large as coyote with proper shot placement. I have taken 1 squirrel with my Taurus . 17 HMR revolver using v-max rounds.

How far will a 17 HMR kill a coyote?

17 HMR effective on coyotes out to 100 yards.

Can 17 HMR kill a deer?

17HMR is more than enough for a deer. EDIT: IF your a great shot. It takes a minimum of 50 ft lbs to kill a deer and 60ft lbs to kill an elk. A good solid bullet (not ballistic tip) should kill at 225 yards.