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Martin Clarke
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17HMR

Post by Martin Clarke » Wed Jan 12, 2022 9:31 am

Hi Friends,

Sharing a photo of the first fox shot with my CZ457 17HMR & some rabbits.
The little 17 Grain hollow point does some damage!!
My friend locates them with his Pulsar N/Vision monocular, and then we do the needful
with my CZ 17HMR, and his .22, a beautiful rifle made by Unique, France.

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Re: 17HMR

Post by Shivaji.Dasgupta » Thu Jan 13, 2022 10:17 pm

Nice shooting. Which Torch is that clamped in your rifle.
Looks like a Fenix
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Shivaji

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Re: 17HMR

Post by Martin Clarke » Fri Jan 14, 2022 7:58 am

Hi Shivaji,
The torch is "Olight", and throws a beam out to 500 yards!
I use an adhesive foam tape on the clamp so the scope is not scratched.
I also use a magnetic clamp, but it tends to discolour/mark the barrel,
and sometimes even scratches if dust is involved, so I use masking tape on the barrel before attaching it.
We got a total of 21 rabbits and 2 foxes. 17 rabbits were head shot.
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Re: 17HMR

Post by Shivaji.Dasgupta » Fri Jan 14, 2022 2:14 pm

21 Rabbits are too good for one day shoot. Add on two foxes. I like your idea of using double tape/ foam tape/masking tape. Enjoy your shooting bro. Here in India we don't have this privilege any more.
Though vermin control is permissible upto some extent but I prefer to skip that as it may lead to unnecessary trouble. I have a Maglight and a Fenix but both are of low beam range. Fenix has maximum range of 50/60 yards.
Hope you enjoyed some good Bar be que
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Re: 17HMR

Post by Vikram » Fri Jan 14, 2022 4:45 pm

.17 HMR is such a sweet cartridge to shoot.
It ain’t over ’til it’s over! "Rocky,Rocky,Rocky....."

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Re: 17HMR

Post by eljefe » Fri Jan 14, 2022 5:04 pm

Good on ya!
''It dont mean a thing, if it aint got that zing!''

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Re: 17HMR

Post by Martin Clarke » Mon Jan 17, 2022 7:43 am

HI Shivaji, Vikram & Eljefe,
Thank you your comments. Really enjoy the 17HMR, mainly for extended reach and accuracy.
Will be making some "Bhuna Khargosh" when I have the time.
Eljefe - Bhuna Khargosh means rabbit cooked with continuous stirring, not allowing the meat to get caught.
Cheers....Martin

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Re: 17HMR

Post by Shivaji.Dasgupta » Tue Jan 18, 2022 9:02 am

[quote="Martin Clarke" post_id=271616 time=1642385632 user_id=60091
Will be making some "Bhuna Khargosh" when I have the time.
Eljefe - Bhuna Khargosh means rabbit cooked with continuous stirring, not allowing the meat to get caught.

Describing "Bhuna Khargosh" to we Indians in this chilling January is a sort of Mental Torture.
I urge to the moderators considering such act as crime of torturing someone. :D :D :lol: :lol:
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