Volume 24, Number 2 February/March 2016
 
 
 

FIRING LINE



By Joe Keller Savage saves the .17 HMR When Remington had to pull its semi-auto Model 597 from the shelves a decade ago in a high-profile recall, part of the collateral damage was the doubt left in the minds of some shooters about the overall reliability of the hot .17 Hornady Magnum Rimfire in semi-auto rifles. Now Savage has leapt into that void and staked its money and reputation on bringing shooters back to an auto-loading .17. The new A17 rifle has a 22-inch button-rifled barrel and comes with two 10-round rotary magazines and Savage’s fine AccuTrigger. An oversize hard-chromed… [Read More]