Experience with NEF Sporter in .17 HMR?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by idsman75, Jun 25, 2004.

  1. idsman75

    idsman75 New Member

    48
    Jun 13, 2003
    Midwest
    I was wondering if anyone has had any positive or negative experience with the NEF Sporter in .17 HMR? I looked at one this week and the trigger pull is actually VERY amazing for a gun that carries a $150 price tag.
     
  2. sluggermn

    sluggermn New Member

    467
    Mar 5, 2004
    nw minnesota
    does that .17 in your pic shoot them backward out the tail pipe?? :eek: :D

    Slugger
     

  3. Remington597

    Remington597 Former Guest

    Feb 24, 2004
    Thats his signature line.
     
  4. Rugster

    Rugster New Member

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    May 1, 2004
    VA
    Nice Bike BTW Idsman,if the New England .17HMR's are like the New England Firearms Handi Rifles it should be a shooter.Good Luck!!




    Stay Safe!!
     
  5. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2001
    Here at TFF
    I have an NEF .17 but haven't shot it yet.
     
  6. 22WRF

    22WRF Well-Known Member

    May 10, 2004
    Mine is a good little shooter. Have a cheapo BSA .22 Special on it.
    Can't see a $400 scope on a $150 Rifle.
    A bit expensive to shoot but ammo prices seem to be coming down.
    You can also send the receiver and forearm to H&R and get a .22 mag barrel put on it for $67.

    Might add though that my Marlin 60 with the same model scope will shoot just as good groups @ 100 yds.
     
    Last edited: Jun 25, 2004
  7. Txquadhunter

    Txquadhunter Member

    516
    Sep 2, 2003
    Nevada, TX
    I haven't messed with the NEF in .17HMR. But I have a Savage 93 bolt in .17HMR it has been the gun i've shot themost lately. it's a fun lil gun. If a NEF ain't what your looking for but arojund your price range. Check Wal-mart and such and you can find Marlin Bolts in .17HMR for a tad more $$. Last I seen was a Heavy barrel, blued with wood stock for around $179.

    If the NEF will shoot like my Savage 93 you'll be happy with it.
     
    Last edited: Jun 25, 2004
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