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Hardware: Franklin Armory F17-L

If you’re looking for the utmost in rimfire velocity to knock out groundhogs, prairie dogs and even coyotes, the Franklin Armory F17-L will bring it. Built on the AR platform and designed specifically for the .17 Winchester Super Mag., the F17-L uses a gas-piston operating system paired with a rotating, locking bolt—similar to what you’d find in a piston-driven centerfire AR.

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Review: Volquartsen .17 WSM Autoloader

The high-velocity, high-energy .17 Winchester Super Magnum rimfire is a welcomed cartridge for many wishing to engage everything from destructive rodents to marauding coyotes, especially in regions where centerfires are noisy, frowned upon or even illegal. But finding a rifle to shoot the world’s fastest rimfire has been a challenge.

First Look: BSA 17 Super Mag Riflescope

BSA Optics has a new riflescope designed specifically for the .17 Winchester Super Magnum that promises to help varmint hunters with holdover at long range.

First Look: .17 Winchester Super Magnum

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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