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Best handgun powder for light loads
Discussion regarding the reloading of ammunition and tuning of loads for accuracy
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PostPosted: Mon May 09, 2011 4:25 am    Post subject: Re: Best handgun powder for light loads Reply with quote

Thanks mate.

ADI actually sell, or manufacture, more powders to Hogdon than you mentioned mate. I don't have the full list because of a couple of changes over the last couple of years, but I do know there are more.

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PostPosted: Mon May 09, 2011 5:58 am    Post subject: Re: Best handgun powder for light loads Reply with quote

Heres the List from Adi.

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PostPosted: Mon May 09, 2011 6:17 am    Post subject: Re: Best handgun powder for light loads Reply with quote

slimjim wrote:
stovey, its so good to have you back in full form so we can be enjoying the typical bushy-stovey interchange!

What was the topic again?

Yeh- this one did a "usual.
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PostPosted: Mon May 09, 2011 6:26 pm    Post subject: Re: Best handgun powder for light loads Reply with quote

Good writeup there all seeing eye!
It is nice to know what the relationships are between companies and brand names etc.

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PostPosted: Tue May 10, 2011 4:49 am    Post subject: Re: Best handgun powder for light loads Reply with quote

Ominivision1 wrote:
Heres the List from Adi.

List

I've seen the ADI powder equivalents list OV1...but I am not sure that the powders listed against Hogdon are in fact all ADI powders. I believe the object of this list is to give reloaders a list of powders from the different manufacturers showing approximate burning rates in relation to one another.

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PostPosted: Tue May 10, 2011 10:01 am    Post subject: Re: Best handgun powder for light loads Reply with quote

Hodgdon has never manufactured powder, but merely bought it from other makers and re-labeled/repackaged them.

Pyrodex and triple 7 I'm not sure of as I asked in the e-mail I sent to Hodgdon last summer about smokeless powders for pistols and rifles. I did get a response from a guy named Mike at Hodgdons and listed every powder from other companies and the relabeled Hodgdon name. I did print it out and will find it and post it on here. Smile

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PostPosted: Tue May 10, 2011 3:17 pm    Post subject: Re: Best handgun powder for light loads Reply with quote

I use 8.2gr Blue Dot under Speer Gold dot in my Glock 35 and get fist sized groups off the bench @ 50yds.
If interested my full recipe is Federal or Winchester Cases, Winchester small rifle primers, 8.2gr Aliant Blue Dot, Speer 180gr GDHP seated to 1.120"...
Yes,.... it says Winchester Small rifle primers, its not a mistake. Came across this accurate load whilst the primer shortage was in full affect. It works well for me with no pressure nor other problems. When i switched to regular Win small pistol the group opened up!! Sad
I WILL NOT BE RESPONCIBLE FOR THE USE OF THIS INFO! LOAD IT AT YOUR OWN RISK. MY GUN IS NOT YOUR GUN! WHAT MIGHT WORK IN MINE, MAY NOT WORK FOR YOURS!

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PostPosted: Tue May 10, 2011 8:44 pm    Post subject: Re: Best handgun powder for light loads Reply with quote

Thanks, Crackshot. why do you think the rifle primers did better?

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PostPosted: Tue May 10, 2011 9:06 pm    Post subject: Re: Best handgun powder for light loads Reply with quote

Nice to have ya back Crackshot...How ya been?

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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2011 1:32 am    Post subject: Re: Best handgun powder for light loads Reply with quote

Vince:
I received an e-mail from Hodgdon and they directed me to this link to see who made what for whom. Smile As you open up the msds for the powder, it will show who made it.

THE FOLLOWING IS MANUFACTURED BY ADI (THALES) AND DISTIBUTED BY HODGDON

HODGDON: ADI:
TRAIL BOSS AS25BP
H4198 AR2207
H4227 AR2205
H4895 AR2206H
VARGET AR2208
H4350 AR2209
H50BMG AR2218
H4831 AR2213
H4831SC AR2213C
H1000 AR2217
RETUMBO AR2225
H322 AR2210
BENCHMARK BM2
CLAYS AS30N
UNIVERSAL CLAYS AP70N
INTERNATIONAL CLAYS AS50N

Heres the LINK.

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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2011 3:15 am    Post subject: Re: Best handgun powder for light loads Reply with quote

That is awesome mate...I never realised that Hogdon used so many of the ADI powders.

Thanks for the link mate, it has set me on the straight and narrow regarding ADI/Hogdon powders.

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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2011 5:54 am    Post subject: Re: Best handgun powder for light loads Reply with quote

Ya see Vince? Us Americans have been using ADI powders for years. At least it's not made in china...

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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2011 6:34 am    Post subject: Re: Best handgun powder for light loads Reply with quote

Doing good Bushmaster. Thanks for asking. Just been busy loading and shooting the local matches and what not.
How you and yours doing?
Another good powder for light loads is WW231.
Not sure why they did better at all. I chronographed some with standard primers and the differance was only on average 25FPS higher for the rifle primers.

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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2011 7:04 am    Post subject: Re: Best handgun powder for light loads Reply with quote

We are doing real great around here. Planning to attempt suicide here in a few days and saddle that colt and climb aboard for the first time. If I survive I'll log on here again. If not............. Very Happy

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PostPosted: Wed May 11, 2011 11:25 am    Post subject: Re: Best handgun powder for light loads Reply with quote

Well good luck with the Colt Bushy! I suspect it aint your first colt, so i think you'll be fine. Very Happy I'll have a cold one here after awhile and toast to your luck. Very Happy

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