The Wonderful World of 17 Caliber Centerfires. 17 PPC. 17 Ackley Bee. 17 Jet. 17 Squirrel. 17 Tactical, etc. ). Anyone wishing to study. 17 caliber centerfire rifles in greater depth might consider picking up a copy of Todd Kindlers publication, The Sensational Seventeens. It has a wealth of information on this tiny caliber from a . 17 Ackley Bee (P. O. Ackley Data) reloading data with 9 loads.
Using bullets from. Powders include IMR, Alliant The. 17 Ackley Bee is a Center Fire cartridge with a Bullet Diameter of 0. 172 in (4. 37mm) that is primarily used in Rifles. The. 17 Ackley Bee originated in The United States in (UNKNOWN DATE). Shown in Figure 1 are the cases in order from left to right:. 17 Ackley Hornet. 17 Ackley Bee. 17 Hebee. 17 Mach IV, and. 17 Remington.
based on load data in Sensational Seventeen manual and Dick Saunders". 17 Caliber Shooting" manual. These were the sources of information that I had available and felt most comfortable with.
He has published two other books, Hawk Cartridges Manual and Wildcat Cartridges, Reloaders Handbook of Wildcat Cartridge Design. Fred has signed all the books we are shipping. Add to cart The. 17 Ackley Bee is a wildcat centerfire rifle cartridge named after its designer, P. O. Ackley, and is a. 218 Bee case necked down to. 17 caliber with a squarer shoulder and less body taper. Being a rimmed case it was popular with single shot rifles such as the Martini Cadet and Low Wall Winchester.
The caliber is well suited to varmint hunting particularly where minimal pelt damage is 41 rows. 17 Ackley Bee reloading data with 20 loads. Using bullets from Hornady, Remington. Powders include Hodgdon, Alliant, Accurate, IMR, Norma The. 17 Ackley Bee is a wildcat centerfire rifle cartridge named after its designer, P. O. Ackley, and is a. 218 Bee case necked down to. 17 caliber with a squarer shoulder and less body taper. Being a rimmed case it was popular with single shot rifles such as the Martini Cadet and Low Wall Winchester.
Hornet, 17 Ackley Hornet, 17 Mach iV, 17 Fireball, 17 Remington, 17 Tactical and 17 PPC! if youre getting into the sensational seventeens or been shooting them for years, this manual could help the beginner or even the experienced reloader.
Which. 17? by Jim Saubier. 17 Ackley Bee. Based on the fine. 218 Bee case. The Ackley Bee is a fine cartridge and shows some advantage over the Hornet. Load data on this cartridge is listed in Dick Saunders load manual and nowhere else that I am aware of.
Just about any of the powders that are listed for the Mach IV should be good Find great deals on eBay for 17 ackley bee. Shop with confidence. I have two 17 ackley bee's on cadet martini actions. The case full of 4198 with a 25 grain bullet is very accurate in both of them. Itook a few minutes and checked my 17 cal load manual for a quick look.
What the Woodchuck's DenSmall Calibre News load book shows is for 20gr bullets. this is a summary of the max loads in a custom bold gun. The first of many 17 caliber wildcats to come down the pike was the 17 Peewee, or 1730 Carbine as it is sometimes referred to.
barreled in 17 Ackley Bee by Ackley himself using an experimental eightgroove barrel in a medium heavy contour, 1: 10" twist. These loads are maximum per Hodgdon Data Manual No. 25. Some improved designs of the The. 17 Ackley Bee is a wildcat centerfire rifle cartridge named after its designer, P. O. Ackley, The magazine needed to be moved manually in many designs, hence distinguishing them from semiautomatic pistols, with the development of the revolver in the 19th century, gunsmiths had finally achieved the goal of a practical capability for