Savage Launches .17 HMR A17 Rifle; CCI Releases A17 Ammo
.17 HMR has never been a caliber that's taken well to semi-automatic rifles, but Savage Arms might have rolled out a new answer at SHOT Show 2015's Media Day at the Range.
5 Things You Need to Know About the New Savage A17
.17 HMR has never been a caliber that's taken well to semi-automatic rifles—until now.
Hardware: Savage A17
The new Savage A17 uses a delayed blowback action. A small bar in the top of the bolt slides up to fit into a slot in the receiver when the bolt is closed, locking the action. The bar cams back down upon firing to release the bolt and allow the action to cycle, but it delays the action from opening until pressure has dropped to a manageable level.
Straight Dope: The .17s
What follows is a primer on commercially available .17-caliber cartridges and their respective performance.
2016 Rifle of the Year: Savage Arms A17
Meet our 2016 Rifle of the Year, the Savage Arms A17.
Savage Arms Announces A17 XP Package Deal
Savage Arms has announced the launch of its new A17 XP Scope package gun. The new A17 XP model features a Bushnell A17 scope that comes mounted and boresighted.
Ruger Announces American Rimfire Stainless
Ruger has announced the introduction of its new American Rimfire Stainless. Since the launch of the company's American Rimfire line, customers have clamored for a stainless steel version. Ruger is delivering the goods in 2017. The stainless configuration will be available in three calibers: .22 LR, .22 WMR and .17 HMR.
Top 6 .17 HMR Hunting Loads
Seeking the best load for your .17 HMR? We put six to the test to ease your decision-making process.
#SundayGunday: Marlin XT-17VSL
Get a closer look at the Marlin XT-17VSL, the latest addition to our #SundayGunday series.
Top 5 .17 HMR Hunting Loads for 2019
Seeking the best load for your .17 HMR? We put five to the test to ease your decision-making process.