17 Ackley Hornet

  • THE .17 Ackley Hornet IS ALSO KNOWN AS:

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

  • SUMMARY OF THE .17 Ackley Hornet CARTRIDGE:

    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.

  • The .17 Ackley Hornet Firearm Cartridge Originated in The United States

Cartridge Details

  • Year Introduced: Approximately the 1950’s
  • Country of Origin: The United States
  • Case Type: Rimmed, Bottleneck
  • Primary Application: Rifles
  • Bullet Diameter: 0.172 in” (4.37mm)
  • Neck Diameter: 0.195 in” (4.95mm)
  • Shoulder Diameter: 0.295 in” (7.49mm)
  • Base Diameter: 0.345 in” (8.76mm)
  • Rim Diameter: 0.345 in” (8.76mm)
  • Rim Thickness: 0.06 in” (1.52mm)
  • Case Length: 1.39 in” (35.31mm)
  • Overall Length: 1.47 in” (37.34mm)
  • Case Capacity: 15.1 gr H20 (0.98 cm3)
  • Primer: Center Fire (Small Rifle)
  • Rifling Twist: 1:10 in (254mm)
  • Max Pressure: 50000 psi (345 MPa)
  • CIP Pressure:
  • CIP Proof Test:
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Cartridge Data Published On: January 19, 2015 at 5:23 pm by Bullet-Blog and last updated on February 1, 2015 at 2:22 am