Recently we posted a review about two rifles chambered in .22 Mag and .223 Rem. Originally that article was going to cover the .17 HMR as well. After delving into its interesting background, currently available platforms and load options, it seemed like a good idea to give the .17 HMR an article of its own with plenty of room to explore various loads and work with two test rifles instead of just one.
One of the most challenging aspects of joining the shooting community is sorting out which sources of information are best applied to your particular pursuits.
Since the early 2000s, Smith & Wesson has been designing and building some of the most powerful production revolvers available with its line of mighty X-Frames, chambered in .500 S&W Mag. and .460 S&W Mag. The author recently had a chance to test the guns, both on the range and in the field, and form impressions about the state of the X-Frame today