.17 hmr by henry or the .17 mach 1 by henry?

I will mainly by shooting coyotes


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Neither. If you are looking for a short-range coyote gun, the minimum you should consider is the .22 Hornet. It is enough gun to do the job without any recoil and a relatively mild report. The little 17 and 20 grain bullets of the .17 calibers that you mentioned just don't have enough energy and penetration to do an adequate job on a coyote. If you are not concerned with the location where you are hunting (not very populated) then I would go for a .223 or a .243 would be even better. Coyotes are a lot tougher than people give them credit. The last coyote I saw shot travelled about 90 yards after being hit with a load of 00 buck from a 12 gauge at about 45 yards.

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A .17 is a little small for coyotes but if you are going to use one use the hmr

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The HMR will have more power behind it than the mach 1. If you compare the case size, the HMR is quite a bit bigger than the mach 1, which means it has more powder.

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I'm concerned at you choice of a .17 for coyotes. They are a lot tougher than most give them credit for and my personal opinion is that .17 is too small. Don't forget you always have an obligation to track down a wounded animal and that these canines have teeth and can use them when wounded and cornered. Better to go with a one-shot for the kill for sure.

The .17s are a great development for targets and small critters..but face it most 'yotes ain't small rodents.

Check your state laws on minimum calibers for various game.

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I think that the .17 is just too light for coyotes. If I were you, I'd select something a bit more powerful like at least a .223. .22-250 is a good round, too. You have a moral responsibility to ensure a clean kill and a .17 just won't give you that assurance. It is not only cruel to wound an animal and leave it to slowly die but it is immoral and unethical to do so.

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