load data for 17 ackley hornet

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  1. rouser_00

    rouser_00 New Member

    May 2, 2008
    hi guys
    just a quick question
    does anyone know anything about the load data for the 17 ackley hornet.ive been looking everywhere for it and i cant seem to find anything.
    i need,COL,type of powder weights of head ect
    if anyone out there can help id be much appreciative
    thanks guys
  2. Popgunner

    Popgunner New Member

    Dec 3, 2005
    The .17 Ackley Hornet is not included in his volume #2-just in his volume #1 page 257:

    ".17 Hornet (Ackley)

    The .17 Hornet is one of the best ballanced .17 cartridges and is simply sort of an "improved" 22 hornet necked down to .17 caliber. This .17 cartridge can be loaded by using a compressed cahrge of 4198 without weighing. Up to 200 yards , the .17 Hornet has proven to be extremely deadly on small game including squirrels, prairie dogs, woodchucks, foxes etc.

    25 gr bullet
    11gr 4198 3300 fps
    12gr 4198 3585 fps
    11gr 4227 3390 fps
    11.5 4227 3570 fps"

    no info on col is given
  3. rouser_00

    rouser_00 New Member

    May 2, 2008
    thanks popgunner your a star
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