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What powder manufacturer do you use and why?
Discussion regarding the reloading of ammunition and tuning of loads for accuracy
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 23, 2008 2:52 pm    Post subject: Re: What powder manufacturer do you use and why? Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 23, 2008 3:03 pm    Post subject: Re: What powder manufacturer do you use and why? Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 23, 2008 3:30 pm    Post subject: Re: What powder manufacturer do you use and why? Reply with quote

Welcome to the HuntingNut ryalred I like Hodgdons my self.
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 23, 2008 3:36 pm    Post subject: Re: What powder manufacturer do you use and why? Reply with quote

Lots of Hodgdon but others also. Hodgdon was very helpful answering questions for me some time back so I've leaned toward their products ever since.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 24, 2008 4:44 am    Post subject: Re: What powder manufacturer do you use and why? Reply with quote

I use Hodgdon, Unique (because it was given to me) and Alliant. I use mostly Hodgdon. My dad gave a load book signed by Bruce Hodgdon.

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PostPosted: Sun Aug 24, 2008 10:37 am    Post subject: Re: What powder manufacturer do you use and why? Reply with quote

I only use powders from IMR, Hercules/Alliant, Winchester, Hodgdon, and Norma. As was said above, whatever works to get me where I want to go.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 25, 2008 12:46 pm    Post subject: Re: What powder manufacturer do you use and why? Reply with quote

These days it comes down to 'whats available' as opposed to what I like. I probably use more Alliant and IMR than anything else but I use every brand except VV.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 27, 2008 9:14 pm    Post subject: Re: What powder manufacturer do you use and why? Reply with quote

If I lived in the land of OZ, I would stick to ADI too. I use only Winchester in pistol. In my rifles, I mainly use Hodgdon, but I also use Winchester and AA2520. I too am trying to streamline my powders. On ADI's powder comparison chart, they list Varget, IMR4064, and 2520 as equivilant. I love varget and have had less perssure signs at max loads than with 4064. 2520 is one of my favorite ball powders.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2008 4:22 pm    Post subject: Re: What powder manufacturer do you use and why? Reply with quote

Still working my way through what works for me but i use ADI and winchester

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2008 4:26 pm    Post subject: Re: What powder manufacturer do you use and why? Reply with quote

not to hijack the thread from ya paul but i have a question for you, do you find hodgdon to be a sooty powder? I use it myself and not had any complaints whatso ever with it, but some folks say they have had a rough time of it all
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2008 7:53 pm    Post subject: Re: What powder manufacturer do you use and why? Reply with quote

I use ADI and Reloader if that doesn't work. There is not much to choose from down under.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2008 10:29 pm    Post subject: Re: What powder manufacturer do you use and why? Reply with quote

Code4 wrote:
I use ADI and Reloader if that doesn't work. There is not much to choose from down under.

Gidday Code4. Welcome to the best kept secret on the net mate...HuntingNut. Grab a beer and pull up a stump...you will enjoy it here, a great bunch of guys.

Where abouts are you in Oz mate? I use ADI exclusively these days, well until the Spanish powder (PSB 1) I use in my shotgun runs out. You should be able to get other powders fairly easily mate...even if by mail order.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 30, 2008 6:16 am    Post subject: Re: What powder manufacturer do you use and why? Reply with quote

Yup... I knew it...Vince and gelandangan ARE recruiting... Very Happy

As Vince said Code4...Enjoy the beer, hope the stump isn't too hard on your back parts and welcome to this fine site.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 30, 2008 7:32 am    Post subject: Re: What powder manufacturer do you use and why? Reply with quote

Haha Haha Haha

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 09, 2008 9:33 pm    Post subject: Re: What powder manufacturer do you use and why? Reply with quote

used to use win760 now adi2206 just cause Im lazy and can use it in .223 .270 and 7.62x39

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