Herters gun powder?

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by enigma, Jul 23, 2009.

  1. enigma

    enigma Well-Known Member

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    Herters 101-102 is this rifle or pistol powder?I was give 5 one pound cans of it.4 are unopen.Or should I just throw it away.
     
  2. boomtube

    boomtube Well-Known Member

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    I think those powders were Swedish. I would sure use it.

    Herter's 101 is/was a lot like 4350, 102 more like 4895.

    With those quanities, and if you have the skill/experience, it would make sense to start with those powders as a base and work up some loads from there.