Which IMR powder for 308?

Which IMR powder for 308?

. 308 Winchester (Hodgdon Data Using IMR Powder)

Wt. Bullet Powder
125 Sierra SP IMR-8208 XBR
Remarks: max load; compressed; COL: 2.700″; 60,100 psi
125 Sierra SP IMR-3031
Remarks: start load; COL: 2.700″; 40,200 psi

Who makes accurate gunpowder?

Accurate Powders. Accurate Powders is an American company that definitely lives up to its name.

What can you load with accurate 2495?

Accurate 2495 is a single-base, extruded rifle powder that was developed for the 308 Win and can be used over a wide range of rifle calibers. It is a very popular powder for 308 Win. NRA High Power shooting disciplines, as well as heavy bullet 223 Rem target applications.

What can you load with accurate 4350?

A highly versatile powder, 4350 can be used in a wide range of cartridges from the popular 243 Win to the 338 Win Mag with excellent results. Accurate 4350® is an exceptional choice for the 6mm Rem, 270 Win, 280 Rem and 300 WSM.

How many grains of powder are in a 308 round?

The . 308 made its reputation as a deadly-reliable medium game killer with bullet weights from 150 to 180 grains.

Did Hodgdon buy accurate powder?

Hodgdon Powder Company is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Ramshot and Accurate smokeless powder brands and the Blackhorn 209 muzzleloader brand from Western Powders.

Why is there a gunpowder shortage?

The current powder situation is due to a record demand for all reloading components and NOT a reduction in the supply of powder. With long-time handloaders looking to stock up and new gun owners looking for ammunition, there is an unprecedented demand for powder and other reloading components.

What can you load with accurate 2015?

Accurate 2015 is a fast burning, single-base, extruded rifle powder that performs very well in small to medium varmint calibers (223 Rem, 204 Ruger). 2015 is a popular choice for first-class performance in benchrest calibers and is also recommended for use in large bore straight wall cartridges (45-70, 458 Win Mag).

What is accurate number 7 powder used for?

Accurate No. 7 is an intermediate burning, double-base, spherical powder suitable for a wide range of handgun calibers. No. 7 is an excellent choice for high performance semi-auto handguns such as the 357 Sig, 38 Super, and 40 S&W.

What’s the difference between accurate 2230 and accurate 2520?

In the range of powders that can be used for 5.56 “normally” this is a medium burn rate powder, while Accurate 2200 would be on the very fast end of spectrum and Accurate 2520 would be toward the slow end. Accurate 2230 and Accurate 2460 are very similar, except 2460 takes about ~.5 more grains to get similar velocity.

Which is the best accurate 2230 reloading powder?

It is also a reasonable price powder and readily available. Accurate 2230 is a very high performance powder, as you can see below. It offers some of the highest velocities available for loads we would call 50-75 grain. A really good, versatile powder you can’t go wrong with in 5.56.

How many grains does a accurate 2230 bullet have?

As well as 3300+ FPS out of a 55 grain bullet. That just goes to show, Accurate 2230 is VERY high performance 5.56 powder if you want max velocity. Of particular note, this is BRAND NEW brass. We sized this brass after it was cleaned and internal capacity went from 29.8 grains, to after resizing again, to 30.3 grains.

What kind of cartridges can a 223 Remington be used in?

Accurate 2230 is a fast burning, double-base, spherical rifle propellant. This versatile powder was designed around the 223 Remington, but can be used in many small and medium caliber cartridges including the 308 Winchester. 2230 also works well in big bore straight wall cartridges such as the 458 Winchester.