.17 Ackley Hornet

Cartridge Data Published On: January 19, 2015 at 4:23 pm by Bullet-Blog and last updated on February 1, 2015 at 1:22 am


.17 Ackley Hornet, .17-22 Hornet Ackley Improved, .17-22 Hornet Improved


The .17 Ackley Hornet (AKA: .17 Ackley Hornet, .17-22 Hornet Ackley Improved, .17-22 Hornet Improved) is a Center Fire cartridge with a Bullet Diameter of 0.172 in” (4.37mm) that is primarily used in Rifles. The .17 Ackley Hornet originated in The United States in Approximately the 1950’s. The .17 Ackley Hornet also has a case length of 1.39 in” (35.31mm) and an overall length of 1.47 in” (37.34mm).

Additional Cartridge Designations: Wildcat Cartridge.

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  • Approximately the 1950’s
  • The United States
  • Rimmed, Bottleneck
  • Rifles
  • 0.172 in” (4.37mm)
  • 0.195 in” (4.95mm)
  • 0.295 in” (7.49mm)
  • 0.345 in” (8.76mm)
  • 0.345 in” (8.76mm)
  • 0.06 in” (1.52mm)
  • 1.39 in” (35.31mm)
  • 1.47 in” (37.34mm)
  • 15.1 gr H20 (0.98 cm3)
  • Center Fire (Small Rifle)
  • 50000 psi (345 MPa)

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