Hodgdon h4350?

Discussion in 'Reloading' started by kc, Feb 16, 2010.

  1. kc

    kc Well-Known Member

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    Have any of you guys ever use H4350 in a .3006? an old friend recomended this powder
    using 53grains in a .3006 load. I can't find anything in my only loading manual.(sierra)
     
  2. Shortmagman

    Shortmagman Well-Known Member

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    What is the weight of the bullets that you plan to load?

    The Hodgdon web site shows a starting load of 53.0 grains and a max load of 59.0 grains for a Sierra 165 grains SPBT. The web site also gives 52.0 as the starting load for a 180 grain bullet and 57.5 as the max.. Look on the Hodgdon web site for more bullet weights. This powder should work very well in your 3006.
     

  3. Fitch

    Fitch Well-Known Member

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    H4350 in a .30-06? Oh my yes. I use 57g behind the 165g Hornady FBSP. Works great. So does IMR4350, but this particular rifle groups a bit better with the H4350.

    Fitch
     
  4. kc

    kc Well-Known Member

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    I am using 168 Match Hornaday@53grains.
     
  5. loaders_loft

    loaders_loft Well-Known Member

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    I use it with 180gr partitions in two different model 700's with good results.
     
  6. cedarswamp1

    cedarswamp1 Active Member

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    I use 58 gr of H4350 under a 165 gr AB. It's a half a grain past listed max but has shown no signs of pressure. Your results may differ.
     
  7. roninflag

    roninflag Well-Known Member

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    H-4350 is one of the best powders for the 30-06. you should be able to go up some from 53 grains. hogdon list 59 grain as max behind a 165 sie. i currently use 50.6 grain of varget with a 168 in three 30-06s.
     
  8. DesertDiesel

    DesertDiesel Well-Known Member

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    I'm also using 58gr H4350 under a 165 AB.

    I all use 59gr H4350 under a 150 AB.

    Both provide excellent results.
     
  9. elkaholic

    elkaholic Well-Known Member

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    I use 56 grs. behind a 185 berger in my B-78 for about 2800' and 1/2 groups.....Rich
     
  10. trapfool

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    I like it. Everybody was out of IMR4350 so I tried a lb. of H4350 in my 25-06 . I used to shoot 53 gr. Imr 4350, lakecity match brass necked down to 25-06, cci lr primers topped off with a sierra 100 gr gameking. 1 inch groups at 100 yards. Worked up to 52 gr H4350 no pressures whatso ever, groups shrunk to 1/2 inch consistantley.:cool: Have never looked back .