17 Hornet

  • THE .17 Hornet IS ALSO KNOWN AS:

  • .17 Hornady Hornet, .17 Ruger Hornet


    The .17 Hornet (AKA: .17 Hornady Hornet, .17 Ruger Hornet) is a Center Fire cartridge with a Bullet Diameter of 0.172 in” (4.37mm) that is primarily used in Rifles. The .17 Hornet originated in The United States in (UNKNOWN DATE). The .17 Hornet also has a case length of 1.35 in” (34.29mm) and an overall length of 1.72 in” (43.69mm).

    Additional Cartridge Designations: No Additional Information at this time.

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

Cartridge Details

  • Year Introduced:
  • Country of Origin: The United States
  • Case Type: Rimmed, Bottleneck
  • Primary Application: Rifles
  • Bullet Diameter: 0.172 in” (4.37mm)
  • Neck Diameter: 0.194 in” (4.93mm)
  • Shoulder Diameter: 0.294 in” (7.47mm)
  • Base Diameter: 0.298 in” (7.57mm)
  • Rim Diameter: 0.345 in” (8.76mm)
  • Rim Thickness: 0.05 in” (1.27mm)
  • Case Length: 1.35 in” (34.29mm)
  • Overall Length: 1.72 in” (43.69mm)
  • Case Capacity: 14.7 gr H20 (0.95 cm3)
  • Primer: Center Fire (Small Rifle)
  • Rifling Twist: 1:9 in (229mm)
  • 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