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Old 11-17-2021, 04:36 PM
moorepower moorepower is offline
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are you sure it's not 205m? i use the 210's in mt 22-250?
Good catch!
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Old 11-18-2021, 12:05 AM
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Thanks guys. Much appreciated.
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Old 12-03-2021, 04:22 PM
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I am well pleased with my CZ 527 Varmint in 17 Hornet. It is the perfect walking varminter rifle. After many years of 22 Hornet shooting I am amazed at how flat shooting the 17 Hornet is.
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Old 01-08-2022, 06:43 AM
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We like the 17 Hornady Hornet very well.

My daughter has an Eabco 23 inch .810 barrel on a G1 Easy Open Contender that is going to be passed down to her younger siblings. She is getting a different G1 Easy Open frame and Boyd’s stock that will fit her and a new 21 inch MGM tapered stainless barrel. I have a CZ American and two of my friends also have the same CZ and another friend has the CZ Varmint.

They all shoot the 20 V-max or 20 Dogtowns very well. The HP kills reliably out past 200 yards much more reliably than the plastic tip bullets on rock chucks. The plastic tip bullets may or may not open up past 200 yards.

I could go with either the CZ or the Contender and be equally happy. Send your CZ magazines to Calhoon and load the bullets out and accuracy is better. 12.2 grains of 1680 and 7 1/2 primer.

The Hornady brass sucks hard. If Starline would run some 17 HH brass I would pick up a couple thousand.

Our rifles all shoot well - 3/4 to 7/8 inch groups. My daughters original Contender with the Eabco barrel will do better, I’ve shot quite a few 1/2 inch groups using it. We are getting north of 3,600 FPS over our 35Ps

I suppose that if I were so inclined I could get more accuracy out of the CZs. We shoot chucks and prairie dogs out to 250 with the 17 Hornets and they are plenty accurate for that game.
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Old 01-08-2022, 01:12 PM
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I had a CZ 17HH but ended up selling it. I bedded it and with hand loads it was very accurate. Ballpark half inch most days. Problem is the Hornady brass is so bad I was making it out of Privi 22 H brass. I got tired of fiddling around to make brass and sold it. Went back to the 2 17 FBs I have. Way better brass and no messing around. Also, better speed with great accuracy.
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Old 02-16-2022, 04:20 AM
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We are moving from Hornady brass to Privi 22 H brass. It is a PITA to make, but much better. More consistent weight and the case heads and primer pockets are spec. We shoot more 17 Hornet than all other center fire combined any more at rockchucks, but on prairie dogs shoot as much 22 Hornet as 17 Hornet.

I prefer the Hornets over the 221, 222 and 223 based cartridges most of the time because the ammo is enough more compact to make a difference in how much I can pack around. We use the 17H over the 22H a lot because we have been shooting chucks on smaller ranchettes the last few years and donít want any ricochets whatsoever.
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