Way back in April of 2017, we received the new (at the time), Hornady .218 Bee ammo and empty brass. At the time, having a new factory option, along with unloaded brass for reloading, was good news for those who owned .218 Bee rifles. Winchester had not made any ammo for a few years, so […]

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The question of whether a suppressed .17 Hornet would make a difference while rockchuck hunting has been answered.  I met up with Riley (@shooter300 on IG) and his buddy, Kenny, for some serious rockchuck removal.  Kenny had some private farms where the rockchuck population was out of control!  The area we were shooting had rock […]

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We met up with Dick from Predator Pellets at SHOT Show 2014 and got some information on their new Metalmag pellets. These pellets replace the Poly-tip with a zinc, metal tip that is made for deeper penetration on tough varmints and small game. We tested these pellets extensively in both a Daystate Huntsman XL and […]

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This video goes along with the full review and hunt report on the Franklin Armory F17-L AR15 rifle chambered in .17 Winchester Super Magnum. Please click the following link for the full report: http://www.varminter.com/franklin-armory-f17-l-review-and-hunt-report We were hunting with the F17-L in California and Arizona, shooting ground squirrels, rock squirrels, prairie dogs and rabbits. The F17-L […]

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This is a review, with short hunt report on the Lehigh Defense 18 grain, 17 caliber, Controlled Chaos, Lead Free Bullets. I loaded these for my CZ Model 527 in .17 Hornet and was able to shoot four different loads at 100 yards. My best groups averaged sub-0.5″ at 100 yards and were chronographed at […]

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.17 Hornady Hornet NTX Lead Free Ammo Review including a Bobcat Hunt. For the full review, with more information on our thoughts on the ammunition’s performance, including more detailed pictures, please visit: http://www.varminter.com/17-hornady-hornet-ntx-lead-free-ammo-review-with-bobcat-hunt/ . Equipment: CZ Model 527 Varmint in .17 Hornady Hornet Hawke Panorama EV Scope – 4-12X40mm AO Foxpro FX3 Game Caller ICOtec […]

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The new CCI A17 .17 HMR Varmint Tip ammunition is now available. Announced at the 2015 SHOT Show, it is the first new .17 HMR ammo available in quite some time. We shot this ammunition at the range and took it hunting up in NE California for ground squirrels. Click Here for the Entire Review […]

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Through-out the recent shortage, the one brand of .22 magnum ammo that was consistently available was the Armscor .22 magnum, loaded with a 40 grain jacketed hollow point bullet. In order to complete a review and hunt report on the Armscor .22 magnum rimfire ammunition, I purchased a brick and shot it exclusively out of […]

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A few years ago, we headed up to NE California to do some varmint hunting. On day three of our hunt, we decided to head to a private ranch to do some rockchuck hunting in the rimrock. This is the video from that short hunt. We used the following rifles/calibers/ammunition during this hunt: 1) Franklin […]

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This is our review of the Volquartsen Semi-Auto 17WSM. Before the review portion, we show some of the results during our trip to Northern Arizona for prairie dog. The shots taken are from 100 yards, out to 350 yards, with the average being in the 200 – 250 yard range! Full Review on Varminter.com:  http://www.varminter.com/review-of-the-volquartsen-semi-auto-17wsm-with-hunt-report/ […]

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