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Old 01-11-2011, 03:18 AM   #31
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Since writing this post I purchased both the .17HMR and .22mag. I know many love the .17 but I was not impressed. I'm sticking with the .22mag. and my .22 LR's.

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Has anyone hunted with the newer 30 & 33 grain .22wmr ammo yet??

Dang near as fast as .17hmr...2200FPS ain't going slow
33gr suck for accuracy, .30gr plastic tips were ok, but the case crimps on the bullet ogive which hurts accuracy a little. They need to work on the bullet contour. The CCI Maxi mag+V 30gr is great so are the Speer TNT's

Hey North boy, um Jersey boy, What happened to the .17HMR 'Yote slayer? The .17HMR is the most accurate rimfire still, isnt it?? It'll kill 'em all!!
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33gr suck for accuracy, .30gr plastic tips were ok, but the case crimps on the bullet ogive which hurts accuracy a little. They need to work on the bullet contour. The CCI Maxi mag+V 30gr is great so are the Speer TNT's

Hey North boy, um Jersey boy, What happened to the .17HMR 'Yote slayer? The .17HMR is the most accurate rimfire still, isnt it?? It'll kill 'em all!!
http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f21/bolt-action-17hmr-36163/
I knew you were coming back .....you are just determined to be right and vindicated aren't you?

The .17HMR over longer distances did prove to be more accurate, but debating this with has already proven non-productive so why continue. If you will sleep better I will say this...."you were so right...and I was so wrong." There...ya go.
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Don't have to be vindicated when I was right to begin with!!
At least you left the land of Red clay and I left the Black pavement. Have fun w/ them!! I still find uses for the .17HMR It is a fun gun for my boys to use chuck hunting.

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As far as hunting, I am not interested in the .17. Since I am from Connecticut, the minimum caliber for Coyote is .22 mag. It seems like a cool little shooter, but I am not a fan of dropping a lot of money just for target ammo. just my two cents

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Since writing this post I purchased both the .17HMR and .22mag. I know many love the .17 but I was not impressed. I'm sticking with the .22mag. and my .22 LR's.
I don't think I've ever been "impressed" by any rimfire cartridge.
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Don't have to be vindicated when I was right to begin with!!
At least you left the land of Red clay and I left the Black pavement. Have fun w/ them!! I still find uses for the .17HMR It is a fun gun for my boys to use chuck hunting.
I saw a 50 cal. Barret at the gun show last week for $8500. Looked like a good coyote gun. Just needs a scope.
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I don't think I've ever been "impressed" by any rimfire cartridge.
How dare you....bite that tounge Mr.! The .22lr is very impressive to all squirrels.
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How dare you....bite that tounge Mr.! The .22lr is very impressive to all squirrels.
You have point, I just didn't realize squirrels in Minnesota could get a hunting license. I bet PETA had something to do with arming these tree rats.
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No it's true. A buddy of mine got taken down by a whole pack of them! Dang near dragged him into their tree by the time I got there!

Up here all they have to do is go to a class, get a license (thank you liberals!) and then those squirrels really do become the most dangerous game! As long as they keep their guns registered the feds don't bother them.
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