First Look: CCI Maxi-Mag and VNT Pour Packs
CCI unveils its new 125-round Maxi-Mag and VNT Pour Packs, designed for easy access for high-volume shooting in the field or at the range.
Top 7 Rimfire Cartridges of All Time
Here’s a look at the seven best rimfire cartridges ever made. Some are standouts because of performance, while others make the cut based on groundbreaking innovation and longevity.
Head to Head: .17 HMR vs. .17 WSM
Which of these cartridges better serves the hunter looking for a speedy rimfire? Contributor Philip Massaro examines the pros and cons of each.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2016 Rifle of the Year: Savage Arms A17
Meet our 2016 Rifle of the Year, the Savage Arms A17.
Straight Dope: The .17s
What follows is a primer on commercially available .17-caliber cartridges and their respective performance.
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.