What is H4895 good for?

What is H4895 good for?

H4895 is a versatile rifle powder with origins in the 30-06 cartridge as a military powder. As a member of the Extreme line of extruded powder, this powder is a good solution for 30-06, 17 Remington, 250-3000 Savage, 308 Winchester and 458 Winchester, to name just a few.

Is IMR and Hodgdon the same company?

Originally a line of rifle powders the IMR brand has been expanded to include powders for use in handgun, shotshell and muzzleloaders. In 2003, Hodgdon Powder Company acquired the IMR brand bringing these prestigious powders under the umbrella that also includes Hodgdon, Winchester and GOEX.

Is H4895 temperature sensitive?

I have measured, on more than one occasion, 0.7 fps/°F to 1.5 fps/°F for H4895 over a temperature range of 30°F to 90°F. My buddy measured Varget two different times at nearly 2 fps/°F over the same range! We were both surprised by that.

Where is H4895 made?

Hodgdon extruded powders are all manufactured in Australia by Thales / ADI, the ‘local name’ for H4895 being ADI AR2206H which is what it says on the can if you’re an Aussie handloader.

What calibers is Varget good for?

Varget is the perfect powder for shooting the 223 Remington with heavy bullets in competitive matches. Outstanding performance and velocity can be obtained in such popular cartridges as the 22-250 Remington, 308 Winchester, 30-06, 375 H&H and many more.

Does Hodgdon own IMR powder?

Hodgdon purchased IMR® Powder Company in October 2003. IMR legendary powders have been the mainstay of numerous handloaders for almost 100 years. IMR powders continue to be manufactured in the same plant and with the same exacting performance criteria and quality assurance standards that shooters have come to expect.

Is IMR powder any good?

“IMR Target is a very consistent, fine grained, small flake powder that meters superbly,” Chris Hodgdon said when I asked him IMR Target’s claim to fame. “Compared to Brand X, you’ll find it flows beautifully and is very clean burning.”

Is benchmark powder temperature sensitive?

Well-Known Member. I have had very good results with benchmark in my 22-250! It has given very respectable velocities with 50gr BT’s and, yes it is a very temp stable powder. I have used it in sub zero (C) temps right up to 100 (F) without issue.

What is temperature sensitivity factor?

Temperature Sensitivity Factor: Accounts for changes in muzzle velocity with changes in temperature. Temperature Sensitivity Coefficient is the slope of this line.

Is gun powder made in USA?

None at all are manufactured in the USA since the DuPont Corporation firstly moved propellant production to Canada then later sold that operation.

What calibers is H4350 good for?

H4350 is ideal in the WSM family of calibers (270, 7mm, 30, 325) and is also the standard in such cartridges as the 243 Winchester, 6mm Remington, 270 Winchester, 338 Winchester Magnum and many more.

What’s the difference between the IMR and the H4895?

I got more total speed before pressure signs out of the IMR, but the H4895 was much less temperature sensitive. They are NOT the same powder, just live in the same burn rate neighborhood. Re: IMR4895 vs H4895?

Where are H4895 and IMR 4895 powders made?

H4895 is made in Australia by Thales. Doesn’t mean they are different, but compelling evidence they are not the same. MSDS sheets are posted on Hodgdon’s web site. H-110 and W296 are made in Florida and have the same alternate powder name indicated on the MSDS sheet. Ditto for H4227 and IMR4227 although they are made in Austrailia.

How much does an IMR4895 bullet cost?

I have a chance to pick up 6lbs for around $15/lb, and plan on loading behind 168s in my .308 and 75-77gr bullets in my .223. I have had good success with H4895, but haven’t tried the IMR flavor.

Which is better IMR or hogdgon powder?

EDITED TO ADD: For a long time Hogdgon powder wasn’t available in this area. That’s why some of my data is dated in that manner. Also why I tend to favor IMR slightly. Most of that was available just driving into Knoxville, (25 miles). Good luck. Re: IMR4895 vs H4895? Re: IMR4895 vs H4895? some testing has revealed similar but not same results…