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Posted: 8/20/2006 9:56:56 AM EDT
Has anyone seen a .17HMR upper for the AR-15?

I think it would be a great Target, Plinking, Small Varmit round and the AMMO is reasonably priced too. If anyone is planning to produce one I'd be interested to learn more about it.
Link Posted: 8/20/2006 11:28:03 AM EDT
one would think since the 22lr uppers are avaliable a 17 mach 2 would be doable, but as the 17 HMR is based on the 22mag size wise etc, wouldnt it be less pheasable? I would think we would see 17 mach 2 uppers before the 17 HMR. that being said, I have a 17 452 in 17 HMR and love it, I would be interested in a 17 HMR upper if one ever came to being.
Link Posted: 8/23/2006 6:07:41 AM EDT
Either Cheaper Than Dirt or Sportmans Guide offered a dual conversion kit (Apparently based on the Ceiner unit) that allowed .22lr in standard configuration and also had a second chamber unit with a .17 caliber barrel that attached inplace of the .22 chamber insert and lined the bore, similar to the .22 conversion units for Mauser rifles.

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