Long Range Hunting Online Magazine


Go Back   Long Range Hunting Online Magazine > Rifles, Reloading, Optics, Equipment > Reloading

Reloading Techniques For Reloading


Reply

IMR Plastic Bottle Lot #s

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 12-04-2005, 10:34 AM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Potomac River
Posts: 5,057
IMR Plastic Bottle Lot #s

I don't usually bother much with lot numbers but got interested and started checking my powder containers (IMR 4350 and 4064).

On the old metal can IMR powders the lot # is clearly stamped on the can but I cannot find it on the new plastic bottles. Is it there and where should I look?
__________________
The Smokin Fur Rifle Club
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-04-2005, 12:14 PM
Silver Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: White City, Saskatchewan
Posts: 218
Re: IMR Plastic Bottle Lot #s

I can't find it on either the steel or the plastic. But here in Canada they put a big sticker on the back that covers all of the US Cautions and has our own so I do not knnow what is under it. Sorry I can't help.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-04-2005, 06:03 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Paragould, Arkansas
Posts: 20
Re: IMR Plastic Bottle Lot #s

there should be a orange sticker on the bottom. I am pretty sure it is like the ones on hodgdon bottles.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 12-04-2005, 06:24 PM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Potomac River
Posts: 5,057
Re: IMR Plastic Bottle Lot #s

Two out of three IMR bottles have the orange sticker and the bottle of Hodgdens has an orange sticker. The lot numbering system seems to be different than on the metal cans.

Thanks, mystery solved (except for the one missing sticker)
__________________
The Smokin Fur Rifle Club
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 12-04-2005, 06:41 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Paragould, Arkansas
Posts: 20
Re: IMR Plastic Bottle Lot #s

When hodgdon bought IMR they seem to have changed alot of things to their way of doing it.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 12-05-2005, 09:36 AM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Central PA
Posts: 1,310
Re: IMR Plastic Bottle Lot #s

they are orange stickers

the first digit is a 1 or 8 = size of bottle or jug

next 6 = date bottled

last 4 = lot

make sure the whole number is same if you want the same powder (except the first 1 or 8)

81027034156:

8lb jug
bottled oct 27, 2003
lot 4156



JB
__________________
Check it Out!!--> Shoot the Smack The Smiley Match...and help AmericanSnipers.org
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 12-05-2005, 11:14 AM
Platinum Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Potomac River
Posts: 5,057
Re: IMR Plastic Bottle Lot #s

Thanks JB
__________________
The Smokin Fur Rifle Club
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads for: IMR Plastic Bottle Lot #s
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
cutting a plastic stock on a win 30-06 Billinsd Gunsmithing 6 11-28-2008 10:42 AM
How good are you? (Some plastic cartridges) AJ Peacock General Discussion 9 09-15-2008 11:15 AM
Water Filters, Bota Bottle type (Free) Dave King Trade, Freebie and Loan 0 12-07-2007 12:57 PM
6mm 87gr v-max stopped by 500ml plastic bottle Gerald89 Rifles, Bullets, Barrels and Ballistics 3 02-14-2006 10:59 AM
Coke bottle target. baldeagle713 The Basics, Starting Out 4 03-09-2004 08:57 PM

Current Poll
Do you wear hearing protection while hunting?

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:44 AM.


Powered by vBulletin ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Management Powered by vBadvanced CMPS
All content ©2010-2014 Long Range Hunting, LLC