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tCan 01-05-2013 06:30 AM

.17 Win. Super Mag.
 
Here it is. We've all heard about it. And now we know what it's promising.


http://www.gunsandammo.com/2013/01/04/first-look-17-winchester-super-magnum/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaig n=Feed%3A+GunsAndAmmoMag+(Guns+%26+Ammo+Magazine)

Blueguns 01-05-2013 09:40 PM

3000 FPS rimfire round! Wouldn't that have to a pretty high grain bullet to stable? 20 grains seems too light.

Why not a centerfire round?

robocop10mm 01-05-2013 10:01 PM

Stability has little to do with weight, it has much more to do with ballistic coeficient and sectional density (related). The .17 Rem is stable at almost 4000 fps

steadyshot 01-05-2013 10:33 PM

I wonder what the price of this new rimfire ammo will be?

steadyshot 01-05-2013 10:50 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by axxe55 (Post 1081459)
mentioned was about .30 cents a round.

That's some pricey rimfire ammo......

greenriver 01-09-2013 01:57 AM

Who will make a rifle for it? Does this mean Winchester will design a new rimfire...I hope so!

orangello 01-09-2013 02:01 AM

For the really, really quick squirrels.

tCan 01-09-2013 05:09 AM

I could see this being used on rabbits at range.

northhike 01-09-2013 04:02 PM

Hereare some additional details:

http://www.outdoorlife.com/blogs/gun-shots/2013/01/worlds-fastest-rimfire

tuck2 01-11-2013 08:52 AM

Most all of my shooting is at prairie dogs. I like using low recoil low muzzle blast rifles so the new RF Winchester 17 round looks good to me. I have centerfire 17, 204, and 22 caliber and 17 and 22 RF varmint rifles but some days dont feel like reloading 2 to 300 center fire rounds for shooting them. I live in prairie dog so I shoot them quit often.


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