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The Ultimate Reloading Manual
Wolfe Publishing Group
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The Ultimate Reloading Manual

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.17 Hornet Handload Data

.17 Hornet Handload Data
Warning! Notes: Average velocity and group size are for five shots from a CZ 527 American with a 21.9-inch barrel and Burris 10x scope. Velocities recorded with a Shooting Chrony Beta chronograph 10 feet from the muzzle. Temperature: 30 degrees. All handloads used Hornady brass and CCI Small Rifle BR-4 primers. Overall length of handloads: 1.710 inches with Hornady bullets; 1.640 inches with Berger bullets. (Rifle's Varmint - 2013)
Be Alert: Publisher cannot be responsible for errors in published load data.
Wt. Bullet Powder Manufacturer Powder Charge Velocity (FPS)
20 Berger Flat Base Target Alliant RL-7 Subscribe 3096
Remarks: group (inches): .65
20 Berger Flat Base Target IMR IMR-4227 Subscribe 3286
Remarks: group (inches): 1.28
20 Berger Flat Base Target Hodgdon Lil'Gun Subscribe 3491
Remarks: group (inches): .78
20 Hornady V-Max Hodgdon H-4198 Subscribe 3358
Remarks: group (inches): 1.15
20 Hornady V-Max IMR IMR-4227 Subscribe 2972
Remarks: group (inches): .86
20 Hornady V-Max Hodgdon Lil'Gun Subscribe 3500
Remarks: group (inches): 1.09; 4 shots in .43 inch
20 Hornady V-Max Hodgdon Lil'Gun Subscribe 3698
Remarks: group (inches): 1.84
25 Hornady V-Max Hodgdon H-335 Subscribe 2877
Remarks: group (inches): 1.17
25 Hornady V-Max Hodgdon H-322 Subscribe 3063
Remarks: group (inches): 2.23; 4 shots in .64 inch
25 Hornady V-Max Hodgdon H-4198 Subscribe 3136
Remarks: group (inches): .76
30 Berger Flat Base Varmint Hodgdon Benchmark Subscribe 2889
Remarks: group (inches): .68
30 Berger Flat Base Varmint Hodgdon BL-C(2) Subscribe 2644
Remarks: group (inches): 1.47
30 Berger Flat Base Varmint Hodgdon H-322 Subscribe 2755
Remarks: group (inches): .79