WINCHESTER 17 HMR AMMUNITION
WINCHESTER 17 HMR ammunition uses the highest quality components and precise manufacturing processes. The resulting shot offers outstanding performance, consistency and reliability. This rimfire ammunition is loaded with a Hornady XTP hollow point bullet. These bullets provide devastating stopping power as they expand to 1.5 times their original diameter at a wide variety of velocities.
Caliber: 17 HMR
Bullet weight: 20 grains
Bullet Style: Hornady XTP JHP Ballistic Information:
Muzzle velocity: 2375fps
What Is A 17 HMR Rifle For?
. 17 HMR is primarily used for mid-range small game and vermin hunting. The bullet’s speed and accuracy make it ideal for hunting rabbits, opossums, and raccoons from up to 200 yards away.
What Is The Difference Between A 17 And A 17 HMR?
The 17 WSM sends out a 20-grain bullet at 3,000 fps, while the HMR sends out a 17-grain shot at 2,550 fps. In a 10 mph crosswind, the WSM will drift 1.6 inches off the HMR at 3.1 inches. That could be the difference between a hit and a miss.