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U.S.A. and
some other
countries
.17 Remington Fireball
Cartridges in current production by the larger
ammunition makers: CCI, COR-BON, Federal, Hornady, Norma, PMC,
Remington, Winchester, Weatherby, Wolf, etc...
U.S.A. and
some other
countries
Current Rifle Cartridges
.17" Remington Fireball
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Remington introduced the .17 Remington Fireball in 2007 by necking down the .221 Fireball to accept .17" projectiles.
The .221 Fireball was created in 1961 by shortening the .222 Remington the was created in 1950.
The popularity of the .17" caliber has been on the increase for some time and started with the .17 Remington, which
was introduced in 1971 by necking down the 223 Remington from .22" caliber to .17" caliber.
With velocities to over 2,000 feet per seconds, the .17 Remington Fireball with a 20 grain projectile, this is a great
varmint and small game cartridge.
Picture to the left is the product for sale. .17 Remington
Fireball, factory loaded by Remington with a .17"
caliber "Jacketed Hollow Point" (JHP) projectile.
Picture of right for comparison (left to right)
.17 Remington Fireball 221 Remington Fireball
and  222 Remington.
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