Which. 17? by Jim Saubier. 17 Ackley Bee. Based on the fine. 218 Bee case. The Ackley Bee is a fine cartridge and shows some advantage over the Hornet. Load data on this cartridge is listed in Dick Saunders load manual and nowhere else that I am aware of.
Just about any of the powders that are listed for the Mach IV should be I have two 17 ackley bee's on cadet martini actions. The case full of 4198 with a 25 grain bullet is very accurate in both of them.
Itook a few minutes and checked my 17 cal load manual for a quick look. What the Woodchuck's DenSmall Calibre News load book shows is for 20gr bullets. this is a summary of the max loads in a custom bold gun. 41 rows . 17 Ackley Bee reloading data with 20 loads. Using bullets from Hornady, The. 17 Ackley Bee is a wildcat centerfire rifle cartridge named after its designer, P. O. Ackley, and is a. 218 Bee case necked down to. 17 caliber with a squarer shoulder and less body taper.
Being a rimmed case it was popular with single shot rifles such as the Martini Cadet and Low Wall Winchester. Anyone shooting a 17 Ackley Hornet or 17 Ackly Bee Mar 13 th, 2008 at 4: 43pm Anyone shooting a 17 Ackley Hornet or 17 Bee Reply# 7 Mar 21 st, 2008 at 11: 40am Print Post: Thanks for the info guys. I hadn't thought of rechambering a 17 cal contender RF barrel. I was thinking about buying a custom but rechambering should cut 100 17 ackley bee 286 17 hornet 287 17 mach iv 288 289 17 remington 290 204 ruger 292 218 bee 295 22 hornet 296 221 fireball 298 22 ppc 300 22 bench rest remington 302 222 remington 304 223 remington 309 222 remington magnum 321 remington 323 223 wssm 329 224 weatherby mag 334.
17 Ackley Bee (P. O. Ackley Data) reloading data with 9 loads. Using bullets from. Powders include IMR, Alliant The first of many 17 caliber wildcats to come down the pike was the 17 Peewee, or 1730 Carbine as it is sometimes referred to. barreled in 17 Ackley Bee by Ackley himself using an experimental eightgroove barrel in a medium heavy contour, 1: 10" twist. These loads are maximum per Hodgdon Data Manual No. 25. Some improved He has published two other books, Hawk Cartridges Manual and Wildcat Cartridges, Reloaders Handbook of Wildcat Cartridge Design.
Fred has signed all the books we are shipping. Add to cart Mar 20, 2004 The. 17 Ackley Bee is a wildcat centerfire rifle cartridge named after its designer, P. O. Ackley, and is a. 218 Bee case necked down to. 17 caliber with a squarer shoulder and less body taper.
Being a rimmed case it was popular with single shot rifles such as the Martini Cadet and Low Wall Winchester. The caliber is well suited to Jan 13, 2011 Hi All! I am trying to work up some loads for a. 17 Ackley Bee that my dad built quite a few years back but all of the cases that he had formed are splitting when I am using the low end of the loads.
The. 17 Ackley Bee is a wildcat centerfire rifle cartridge named after its designer, P. O. Ackley, Ackleys Pocket Manual for Shooters and Reloaders shows the rim thickness for his wildcat to range between. 069 and. 063 which is consistent with the Hornady Handbook. Both cartridges headspace on this rim, while the Ackley cartridge uses a