Hornady is well known for manufacturing high quality ammunition that rivals expensive high quality match ammunition but at a much more attractive price, The Hornady 17HMR .17gr V-Max is no exception. Utilizing only premium components like select brass for uniform and reliable feeding and extraction. Todays more powerful propellants allow for higher velocities and more energy on target making the Hornady 17HMR .17gr V-Max one of the most powerful rimfire cartridges on the market today. The V-Max projectile with its polymer tip delivers tack driving accuracy with explosive expansion on target. These attributes together make the Hornady 17HMR .17gr flat out to 200yds and one of the hardest hitting, most accurate rimfire cartridges available.