New Powder Coming

Discussion in 'Rifles, Bullets, Barrels & Ballistics' started by Ian M, Jan 10, 2002.

  1. Ian M

    Ian M Well-Known Member

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    Hodgdon is going to introduce a new powder that is intended for the big case, small caliber cartridges such as the 7mm Ultramags, etc. You heard it first on LRHUNTING.
     
  2. steve smith

    steve smith Well-Known Member

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    What's it going to be called? How will it compare to H870? I'd be interested in a powder that allowed me to take full advantage of the Ultra case.
     

  3. Fergus Bailey

    Fergus Bailey Well-Known Member

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    This is a version of a powder that has been available in Australia for about a decade and was recently discontinued for the domestic market by ADI, the manufacturer. The decision by Hodgdon will see it back on the market in a slightly slower form. As mentioned by Ian, Hodgdon are marketing this with the Rem Ultra cartridges in mind.

    I have been getting good accuracy and 90%+ loading density in my 308 Bear with the new powder. Cant wait until it is generally available. Should work well in my new Lapua 338 Imp too.

    Fergus