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Whats Your Favorite Gunpowder Manufacturer?
Discussion regarding the reloading of ammunition and tuning of loads for accuracy
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Whats Your Favorite Gunpowder Manufacturer?
Accurate
3%
 3%  [ 1 ]
Alliant
0%
 0%  [ 0 ]
Hodgdon (ADI-Winchester)
43%
 43%  [ 14 ]
IMR
46%
 46%  [ 15 ]
Noblesport
0%
 0%  [ 0 ]
Norma
0%
 0%  [ 0 ]
Ramshot (Western Powders)
3%
 3%  [ 1 ]
VihtaVuori
0%
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Other
3%
 3%  [ 1 ]
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PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 10:34 am    Post subject: Whats Your Favorite Gunpowder Manufacturer? Reply with quote

I use Imr and Alliant and Hodgdons (ADI).

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 10:59 am    Post subject: Re: Whats Your Favorite Gunpowder Manufacturer? Reply with quote

Hodgdons Extreme Powders Very Happy

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 11:17 am    Post subject: Re: Whats Your Favorite Gunpowder Manufacturer? Reply with quote

I use Hodgdons, and Winchester.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 12:23 pm    Post subject: Re: Whats Your Favorite Gunpowder Manufacturer? Reply with quote

I use the first four manufacturers listed but I'm guessing that I have more Hodgdon than the rest. Their customer service won me over long ago.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 2:41 pm    Post subject: Re: Whats Your Favorite Gunpowder Manufacturer? Reply with quote

Mainly use ADI, with a can each of W-296 and RedDot.
No favorite, just use whatever I could get my hands to and wasn't too costly.
I vary the loads till I get a good result.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 24, 2011 2:42 pm    Post subject: Re: Whats Your Favorite Gunpowder Manufacturer? Reply with quote

ADI and Winchester so that gets Hodgdon by default.
AR2206 does my .270 .223 and bro in laws 7.62x39
Winchester 296 for the lads .410

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2011 1:41 am    Post subject: Re: Whats Your Favorite Gunpowder Manufacturer? Reply with quote

IMR 4198 for the .222
ADI Ar2213 sc for the 25/06

Imr because Ive got it in the cupboard and ADI because that seems to be all my local gunshop seems to have on hand.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2011 6:11 am    Post subject: Re: Whats Your Favorite Gunpowder Manufacturer? Reply with quote

I voted "other". I use Winchester, Alliant and Hodgdon.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2011 3:55 pm    Post subject: Re: Whats Your Favorite Gunpowder Manufacturer? Reply with quote

Looks like I could expand my horizons, I use Hodgdon powders.

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:09 pm    Post subject: Re: Whats Your Favorite Gunpowder Manufacturer? Reply with quote

Mainly ADI powders (AR2208 Varget) and looking at Alliant (Promo). Also use a Spanish powder (PSB1) for my 32 gram and up 12g loads.

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 30, 2011 12:40 pm    Post subject: Re: Whats Your Favorite Gunpowder Manufacturer? Reply with quote

I use IMR and Hodgdon for almost all rifle loads, Winchester for pistol, and Alliant for Shotgun. I voted IMR just because I seem to go through it the fastest!
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 30, 2011 3:28 pm    Post subject: Re: Whats Your Favorite Gunpowder Manufacturer? Reply with quote

I voted accurate because their 1680 (old ww680) is without equal for the cartridges that use it.

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PostPosted: Fri Jul 01, 2011 11:53 pm    Post subject: Re: Whats Your Favorite Gunpowder Manufacturer? Reply with quote

I use Hodgdon for everything. I used to use WW296 until I found out it is identical (same powder by a different name) to H110. Now I use Hodgdon for all my loading.

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PostPosted: Mon Jul 11, 2011 10:34 pm    Post subject: Re: Whats Your Favorite Gunpowder Manufacturer? Reply with quote

Depends on what I am loading for! Picked up some RAMSHOT TAC for dad's AR. It really likes that powder with A-Max's!!! Other wise I use alot of Hodgdon. My .25-06'Rem seems to really like the H414. And dad's .22-250Rem seems to like H380! The .270Win will usually get a H4320 or H4350. The rest well it just depends! For handguns..well heck that goes to Hodgdon as well mostly. Alot fo HS6 gets used by me.

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PostPosted: Tue Jul 12, 2011 8:31 pm    Post subject: Re: Whats Your Favorite Gunpowder Manufacturer? Reply with quote

imr mainly but i been dabblin with H335 for heavier bullets in 223
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