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.17 HMR rifle

Old 12-12-2004, 08:23 PM
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Does anyone have a 17 hmr rifle.
what scope do u have on it.
is the Sweet 17 scope from BSA any good
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Old 12-13-2004, 05:03 AM
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I have a 6x18 Simmons on mine, but it is because I already had the scope when I bought the rifle. Any good 3x9 would work. The front adjustable objective lets me zoom in on a target with clarity. Zero the .17@100.
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Old 12-13-2004, 04:05 PM
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both my cousin and I have a 17hrmrI havnt been able to shoot mine yet becauseim getting hte scope for chirstmas, im mounting a simmon prohunter 4-12x40AO on a marlin 917vs my cousin shoots a CZ american witah a tassco 2.5-10x44 AO i beileive. Ive had no experience with that scope but i have herd that there area few god ones out there but some are junk but thats just what Ive herd. go to this site theres lots of info on scopes and the 17hmr
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Old 12-13-2004, 04:27 PM
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Old 12-13-2004, 07:12 PM
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I have a .17 HMR Marlin 917V with Tasco 10x40-50mm scope.
Sharp shooting little gun until the wind blows.
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Old 12-16-2004, 06:39 PM
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Default RE: .17 HMR rifle

I have a 3x9 40 Simmons 8 Point.

It's cheap but was included with the gun and has held up real well.
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Old 12-18-2004, 07:35 PM
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Like gopher slayer said. i got a CZ American with a Tasco 2.5-10X42mm. works jsut fine for it desired purposes. Gets knocked around quite a bit being a ranch rifle and all, but still shoots as straight as an arrow.
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Old 12-18-2004, 08:40 PM
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I have a Marlin 17V with a Swift 6x18x44 Premier and love the gun and scope. I have Simmons 44 mag scopes on my other 3 guns and find them to be a good scope also. Go to they have a lot of info on the 17hmr and the scopes mounted on them. But like any place you will find people on both sides of the aisle in regards to what is good and bad.

Have fun with your 17hmr it is a hell of a gun
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