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Old 01-23-2013, 07:31 PM
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Re: hodgdon superperformance powder

I've used the Superformance in my 30-280 Ackley Improved. While it pushed the bullet out the barrel just fine, there are other powders that work better in this particular cartridge for me.

A call to Hodgdon's and speaking with a tech indicated that this powder they are marketing has a narrow window that it works great in.

Hornady has around 40 different blends of this Superformance powder. Hodgdon chose to come to market with just one of them.

It may work good in certain cases, and not so good in other cases.

In my 30-280 AI, H4831, H4350, Varget all work better in terms of accuracy and velocity.

Hodgdon's told me it was slightly slower burn speed than H4831. In spite of that, it hit pressure way before H4831 does in my 30-280AI.

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Old 02-10-2013, 12:54 AM
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Re: hodgdon superperformance powder

Wondering if anyone has experimented with this powder in .260 Rem? If so ,post please. .......SEMPER FI!
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Old 03-06-2013, 10:16 PM
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Wondering if anyone has experimented with this powder in .260 Rem? If so ,post please. .......SEMPER FI!
Not yet Sarge but planning on it this summer after seeing what it did in 300 WSM with 150 grain bullets I just have to tinker with it. With loads listed for .243 and the .260 being the same case and marginaly bigger in bullet diameter I am hoping to work something up with 120-130 class bullets and 140's. When I do get it worked out or not I will post the results for all.
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Old 03-08-2013, 06:05 PM
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Not yet Sarge but planning on it this summer after seeing what it did in 300 WSM with 150 grain bullets I just have to tinker with it. With loads listed for .243 and the .260 being the same case and marginaly bigger in bullet diameter I am hoping to work something up with 120-130 class bullets and 140's. When I do get it worked out or not I will post the results for all.
Thanks Hyper, sure was a welcome sight to see some one with a positive response. I will be waiting to see your posting on your results. I'm sure the .260 will do well with this powder as it is close to the CM. cartridge. I do not blame others for shying away from my earlier posts but cannot understand why people want to be abrasive toward some one who wants to try something unknown to them. Anyway thanks for the reply and any help you can supply is appreciated. ..... SEMPER FI! LARRY
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Old 03-09-2013, 06:39 PM
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Re: hodgdon superperformance powder

i played with the superformance in the .300 WSM and .22-250. Got some fairly accurate loads but when the weather changed this powder was freakishly sensitive to temperature change. I backed away from using it for now.
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Old 03-18-2013, 09:28 PM
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i played with the superformance in the .300 WSM and .22-250. Got some fairly accurate loads but when the weather changed this powder was freakishly sensitive to temperature change. I backed away from using it for now.
Worked the 300 Wsm load up in 80 degree weather and it was used in minus 20 degree weather give or take a few degrees no sensitivty was noticed and accuracy was still insane. I have a target picture here somewhere from the final load at 200 yards using the 150 TTSX. I will dig it up and post it here with the load info in the next few days.
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Old 03-20-2013, 04:51 PM
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Re: hodgdon superperformance powder

I tried some in my .22-250 with 60gr bergers. I loaded a couple to try and first round cold bore was on the money at 100yds with my 80gr berger load so i went straight for 400yds and was happy enough with the results that i loaded up 50 more for my coyote hunting rounds.
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