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#634350 - 02/26/08 07:20 PM 17 hmr- savage
solodren
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picked this up the other day at dicks on sale for 299 with cheapy simmons 3x9, only had the chance to shoot it a couple of times , notice hornady bal tip wont penetrate a 2x4 at 30 yds , what could I expect from the 20 gr xtp enough for yote,, been workin so much , hadnt had a chance to check it out, have some win bal tips, and some cci hpoints, any advice or exp would help,, oh mine has the blue heavy not the ssb..
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#634535 - 02/26/08 08:41 PM Re: 17 hmr- savage [Re: solodren]
Blue5
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nice gun!
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#638159 - 02/28/08 04:12 PM Re: 17 hmr- savage [Re: ]
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Killbilly
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they will likely penetrate better at a longer distance, they bullet won't fragment as bad.
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#638968 - 02/28/08 11:11 PM Re: 17 hmr- savage [Re: Hillbilly Hunter]
Been Huntin
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Registered: 07/02/04
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how flat do those shoot
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#638981 - 02/28/08 11:16 PM Re: 17 hmr- savage [Re: Been Huntin]
Tiny
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an Congrats on the new toy.
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#640593 - 02/29/08 08:18 PM Re: 17 hmr- savage [Re: Tiny]
solodren
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I take that back hornady btips and cci hpoints penetrate, good, and they pentrate both sides of a 55 gal steel drum at 20 yds. I had two 2x4 and didnt look low enough to see the bottom where they were coming out , it was getting dark quick and I was in a hurry, "feel like a goof"...
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#641377 - 03/01/08 01:12 PM Re: 17 hmr- savage [Re: solodren]
Hook1
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FLAT!!!
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