Originally Posted by rjd3282
No dispute the 22wmr has more energy, but it isn't near as accurate as the 17hmr. I don't understand why 22 owners seem so threatened by the 17 hmr. Enjoy them both for what they are.
If one matches the right bullets to the right rifle, its just as, if not more precise...
It is why many in my area have become rather fond of Marlin rifles...after having been zapped at the range by a 25MN...
Its also why enjoyment comes at up to 160 yards when hunting coyotes at my uncle's farm...with that same .22WMR