Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. 17 caliber and fire-forming the resized cases in hornady reloading manual pdf free new chamber design. The result was a small quiet cartridge capable of high velocity.
Ackley mentions it as one of the most balanced of the . Hornady’s standard has a shorter body with less taper and shorter overall case length while the overall loaded length remains that of the original . Shooters wishing to use the . 17 Hornady Hornet in a . 17 Ackley Hornet chamber will experience the bullet jumping to the rifling and may lose some of the inherent accuracy for which the cartridge has been known. It has been reported the . 17 Hornady Hornet uses a thicker rim than the original Hornet case.
Hornady Handbook to be correct. Moreover, Ackley’s “Pocket Manual for Shooters and Reloaders” shows the rim thickness for his wildcat to range between . 063″ which is consistent with the Hornady Handbook. Both cartridges head-space on this rim.