American Hunter's 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

Finding the right one amidst a flooded marketplace can be a challenge. In an effort to keep your holiday season stress levels to a minimum, the editors of American Hunter have assembled this handy 2014 Holiday Gift Guide.

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By Bryce Towsley
September 30, 2013

There is no doubt that the .17 WSM elevates rimfire ballistics to a new level. But will enough gun companies jump on board to produce rifles in this caliber?

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Tommy wrote:
November 30, 2014

The 17wsm is a must have caliber for any shooter. I have the bull barrel version and really like the performance. Accuracy is great as long as you keep its intended purpose in mind.

Terry Baer wrote:
March 20, 2014

Have owned a Mossberg 640KS since 1962...think I'll continue to go with it and my .222 788 for 200+ work.

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