.17 Rimfire

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.17 Rimfire may refer to a number of different cartridges or firearms that use them. The cartridges all use rimfire cases and fire .17 inch (4.5 mm) bullets. While .17 caliber airguns generally use .177 inch projectiles (4.50 mm), .17 caliber firearms, both rimfire and centerfire, generally measure .172 inch (4.37 mm).

.17 Rimfire cartridges include:

References[edit]

  • Article on .17 Aguila/.17 PMC
  • Brownell's comparison of .17 HS/Aguila/PMC and .17 HM2 cartridges