H&R Sportster .17 HMR vs. Marlin XT-17
Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Long Guns > .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion > H&R Sportster .17 HMR vs. Marlin XT-17

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-31-2011, 04:30 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
mrbooks10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: fort wayne,indiana
Posts: 35
Default H&R Sportster .17 HMR vs. Marlin XT-17

Hey gun nuts, i have a question. What do you think about the H&R sportster 17 hmr. ive been looking for a 17 hmr and I am in love with the marlin xt series, but dont want to pay just for the name and bolt system if i can get the same accuracy out of a h&r sportster with a heavy varmit barrel. so what are your thoughts. and if any of you recomend a new gun to drool over, please no ones over about 250. And this is talking about accuracy and consistency. not weight or anything else.

__________________

Last edited by canebrake; 07-31-2011 at 07:56 PM. Reason: TTTP
mrbooks10 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today - It's Free!

Are you a firearms enthusiast? Then we hope you will join the community. You will gain access to post, create threads, private message, upload images, join groups and more.

Firearms Talk is owned and operated by fellow firearms enthusiasts. We strive to offer a non-commercial community to learn and share information.

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today! - Click Here


Old 07-31-2011, 07:29 PM   #2
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
aandabooks's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Central Illinois
Posts: 1,502
Liked 330 Times on 193 Posts
Likes Given: 64

Default

When I asked about the H&R .17 on another forum a month or so ago, the consensus was that it would be a tackdriver and with the heavy barrel a good deal. I had found one at Gander used for $99. By the time I got back to see about buying it, it was gone. It had synthetic furniture and I would have preferred wood.

__________________
aandabooks is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-31-2011, 07:57 PM   #3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
canebrake's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: 150 miles NE of Sloppy Joe's Bar
Posts: 21,941
Liked 1419 Times on 808 Posts
Likes Given: 1290

Default

Isn't this an apples and oranges comparison?

__________________
http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/v...brake02jpg.jpg

http://i1060.photobucket.com/albums/...ps18cfbeae.jpg

Get her dirty, then clean her so she starts to respect you. When her trust is complete, she will serve you well for a lifetime!

"...if doves shot back, there wouldn't be a need for a bag limit."
- orangello
canebrake is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-31-2011, 08:44 PM   #4
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
mrbooks10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: fort wayne,indiana
Posts: 35
Default

Not really because they are both accurate 17 hmr. im just looking for the most accurate, im trying to do some longer range pest control with one.

__________________
mrbooks10 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-31-2011, 08:45 PM   #5
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
mrbooks10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: fort wayne,indiana
Posts: 35
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by aandabooks View Post
When I asked about the H&R .17 on another forum a month or so ago, the consensus was that it would be a tackdriver and with the heavy barrel a good deal. I had found one at Gander used for $99. By the time I got back to see about buying it, it was gone. It had synthetic furniture and I would have preferred wood.
you can change it out if you perfer wood
__________________
mrbooks10 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-31-2011, 08:48 PM   #6
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
canebrake's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: 150 miles NE of Sloppy Joe's Bar
Posts: 21,941
Liked 1419 Times on 808 Posts
Likes Given: 1290

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by mrbooks10 View Post
Not really because they are both accurate 17 hmr. im just looking for the most accurate, im trying to do some longer range pest control with one.
Then apply Occam's razor.
__________________
http://i695.photobucket.com/albums/v...brake02jpg.jpg

http://i1060.photobucket.com/albums/...ps18cfbeae.jpg

Get her dirty, then clean her so she starts to respect you. When her trust is complete, she will serve you well for a lifetime!

"...if doves shot back, there wouldn't be a need for a bag limit."
- orangello
canebrake is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-31-2011, 09:15 PM   #7
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
mrbooks10's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: fort wayne,indiana
Posts: 35
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by canebrake View Post
Then apply Occam's razor.
simplify your statment. what does occams razor mean?
__________________

Last edited by mrbooks10; 07-31-2011 at 11:34 PM.
mrbooks10 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
Marlin 39A SteveO11 .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 4 03-31-2011 12:42 AM
Marlin 90 20g O/U help. chad24 General Shotgun Discussion 1 03-08-2011 08:10 PM
Marlin XL-7, again SHSBulldog06 Range Report 4 08-28-2010 04:50 AM
Break in in a single shot NEF Sportster 17 HMR? montveil .22 Rifle/Rimfire Discussion 1 12-14-2008 02:47 PM



Newest Threads