.17 Hornet Rifle Ammo
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The .17 Hornet is a centerfire rifle cartridge initially offered as a “wildcat cartridge” created by P.O. Ackley in the early 1950s.
The Diameter of .17 Hornet ammo is 172 in (4.4 mm). The 17 Hornet is based on the 22 Hornet and delivers a trajectory of a traditional 223 Remington 55 grain load with the felt recoil of a 22 Winchester Magnum Rimfire.
This 17 caliber round offers less poison, barrel wear, and less powder per shot and lower pressures when compared to the 17 Remington.