the other day I was out having a bit of a play with the .17 HMR. In about 35-40 rounds of Hornady 17 V-Max BT I had 3 or 4 disconcerting ricochet sounds on firing. Given that the backstop was soft, non-stoney ground, recently disced over I was somewhat surprised!
Has anybody else had any experience of the HMR ricocheting in similar situations? I read somewhere about SAK mods producing a sound that can be mistaken for a ricochet. Given that the rifle has a SAK mod on the end do you think this is a possibility?
Many thanks, happy pheasant season,