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#3153239 - 02/05/13 07:51 PM Anybody Shoot A????
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"sheetrock"
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.17 HMR???

Got a hankering for for a new "fun" gun. Anybody shoot one?

Pros or cons?

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#3153268 - 02/05/13 08:05 PM Re: Anybody Shoot A???? [Re: CBU93]
mike243
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accurate flat shooting accurate ,costs more than a 22 to shoot,love mine & will keep it ,savage or marlin or you can go to the higher priced 1 but they may not shoot any better imo
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#3153308 - 02/05/13 08:32 PM Re: Anybody Shoot A???? [Re: mike243]
pcrc
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Check out the new CZ in 17 Hornet. Have been hearing good stuff.
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#3153343 - 02/05/13 09:15 PM Re: Anybody Shoot A???? [Re: pcrc]
BigD_625
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Had one and loved it, but if I was looking for a .17, it would be the new 17 Winchester Super Mag.
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#3153353 - 02/05/13 09:20 PM Re: Anybody Shoot A???? [Re: BigD_625]
Rockhound
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Love my 17 hmr and i will have a 17 wsm when they comeout
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#3153360 - 02/05/13 09:28 PM Re: Anybody Shoot A???? [Re: Rockhound]
Gravey
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Don't shoot mine much but very accurate. Shot a few squirrels over the years getting into my vents above the bonus room and its one heck of a hole. Mine is the Savage 93 with a bull barrel.
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#3153363 - 02/05/13 09:34 PM Re: Anybody Shoot A???? [Re: Gravey]
TNRifleman
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Lots of fun to shoot. Accurate out to a hundred and beyond. More expesnive to shoot than a .22 but at least you can find ammo for it now. My Savage 93 has a stainless helical fluted bull barrel and shoots a ragged hole at 50 yds and not much more than that at 100 if I do my part.
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#3153567 - 02/06/13 08:34 AM Re: Anybody Shoot A???? [Re: TNRifleman]
stik
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i wanted one until i shot one.
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#3153721 - 02/06/13 10:56 AM Re: Anybody Shoot A???? [Re: stik]
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"sheetrock"
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 Originally Posted By: stik
i wanted one until i shot one.


What changed your mind?

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#3153806 - 02/06/13 12:26 PM Re: Anybody Shoot A???? [Re: CBU93]
stik
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 Originally Posted By: CBU93
 Originally Posted By: stik
i wanted one until i shot one.


What changed your mind?


i already had a 22mag and wasn't impressed at all by the 17
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