Federal 17 HMR Spitfire Ammunition
Order quantity limited to 10 boxes
Fast, flat-shooting caliber with good accuracy
Polymer-tipped V-Max bullet
50 rounds per box
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Product DescriptionPopular among small game hunters, 17 HMR Spitfire is a fast, flat-shooting caliber with good accuracy. Features polymer-tipped V-Max bullet for superior on-game performance. 50 ROUNDS PER BOX. Shipped ground only.
NOTICE: Several ammunition manufacturers have advised us that 17 HMR ammunition should NOT be used in semi-automatic firearms without consulting with your firearms manufacturer. Use of 17 HMR ammunition in semi-automatic firearms may result in serious personal injury or property damage. Some semi-automatic firearms have proven to be incompatible with 17 HMR ammunition. 17 HMR ammunition is suitable for use in quality firearms in good condition that are not semi-automatic.
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Q:is this a good shell for coyoteAsked on 4/5/2009 by montanardnk from athens il
A:Yes, this would work fine for coyotes.Answered on 4/9/2009 by Spencer from Gander Mtn
A:It's really too light. I've seen recommendations that your load should have at least 200-300 ft pounds at impact for coyotes. This would make the effective range less than 50 yards for a 17 HMR. At 200 yards, the 17 HMR only has about 75 ft. pounds of energy about the same as a 22LR at the same distance. This gun is best for varmints from about fox size down. If you don't have one, this is a "Giggle" gun. It's amazingly accurate for a factory load with virtually no kick so you can easily follow your shots through a scope. It much cheaper to shoot than a centerfire cartridge. It's about as much fun to shoot as any gun out there out to 200-250 yards.Answered on 4/23/2010 by Doc from Mountain Green, Utah
A:I havent killed a coyote myself,but if you shot it in the head,im sure it will kill it.I do have a buddy that has killed 4 hogs with his .17HMR.Answered on 6/24/2010 by cntryboy3253 from Victoria,Tx.