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Ruger Model 77/17 17 Hornet Part II A mole hill in search of a mountain...

04/12/2020 Firearms reviews are one of my favorite things. Firearm reviews are one of my least favorite things. Being a firearm enthusiast, how could I not enjoy shooting a new model firearm, or working with a new cartridge or revisiting a mature firearm and cartridge combination in search of enhanced performance? What follows is a…

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Ruger Model 77/17 17 Hornet Part I Tuning for accuracy or how to kill time when locked down in place

The provenance of the 17 Hornet is often credited to P.O. Ackley, dating back to the early 1950s. However, Ackley states in his 1959 book, “Handbook For Shooters and Reloaders” that other versions predated his .17 Ackley Hornet . Shooters handloading those early cartridges were challenged by a lack of quality .17 caliber bullets and…

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