H4895 Reduced Loads

0 grains of Reloder 7 with the 320 grain LBT for 2,065 fps; and with the 310 grain SSK bullet a charge of 51. Powders I have used thus far are H4895 and IMR 8208. THM covered a lot of reduced loads. 14gr gave an average of 2,111 fps, 16gr gave 2350 fps and 18gr gave 2600 fps. Select a Bullet Make Barnes Berger Hornady Nosler Sierra Speer Swift. The bonus is there is no need to re-zero my scope @ 100Y. Depending upon what your are shooting them in, and what you want to do with them, 311291 is a great grouper at 100 yards. Compared to Max load of 83 gr MV 2590fps. PALMA MatchKing bullets. My test loads were 34 to 35 grains of powder which put me about 74%-76% of max load. Using their reduced load formula, the minimum starting load would be 33gn of H4895. From the D&DH Forum Postby MSHunter » Sun Jul 03, 2011 6:26 pm Here is a question for you more experienced reloaders. I give up a little accuracy for power on the hunting load. It would have half the velocity and half the kick. in the Speer manual it says 3%. Bullet: Beartooth Bullets 265 gr. H4895 is a very versatile powder and is decent for reduced loads. You could probably use old. Both of the above loads shoot pretty darn well - may not win any BR matches, but not going to leave any points laying around in a reduced course HP Prone match either - from several 20" WOA 1-7" barrels, and one 26" WOA 1-7" tube. 458 Win Mag. 0gn, and the reduced load formula is to multiply that by 0. Thread Tools. 270 Winchester Short Magnum /. Quite useful for target shooting to 600 yards, it also performs. Hornady Reduces 120gr Load for 6. After a little online research and comparing 221 fireball loads to 222 rem loads I ran the numbers thru a online reduced load calculator. I am using FC brass and Hodgdon H4895 powder. My load for the last two years for deer hunting has been a modification of the 200 RCBS FN cast bullet put up in a six cavity mould by Lee that produces a bullet of 225 grains (it's identical to the RCBS from the crimp groove down, but has a noticeably longer. This makes it more versatile, so you don’t have to buy a. I had been loading light bullets for reduced course but it just gets too cumbersome with changing zeroes, etcetera. Upon his arrival, he was met by an honor guard of Swiss troops at the railway station in Zurich. I am interested in making reduced loads. Sierra over 46 grs. 338 load using. MatchKing, 155 gr. 2 of my favorites are the Hornady SST 130 grain. - not great) Then if I want just somewhat reduced loads, I look at the lower end of standard data in reloading manuals. Varget and H4895 give similar and efficient performance over a wide range of cartridge/bullet combinations. It is amazingly accurate in every cartridge where it is listed in our data. 7x57 Mauser Brass. 5 Grendel, and also the. 0 grain of H4895 with that 250gr bullet. 444 Marlin are Alliant's Reloder 7, and Hodgdon's H4895 and H322. There are several options of Hodgdon powders to choose from include H4895®, Trail Boss®, TightGroup™ and Clays™. Hodgdon H4895 Smokeless Powder was originally formulated as a military powder for the venerable. ) Bullet is. Some older manuals even list them as un designated as to which is faster. com is the best guide for precision shooting, with FAQ, Shooter Message Boards, Reader Polls, and Photo Gallery. I used IMR4198 which works well for reduced loads and seems to give better grouping than H4895. 5 Grendel tested with a 20" barrel. All loads use Remington brass and the CCI No. 5 pound all up Colt Sauer Grand African with this Bear load kicks less than a 30-30 lever rifle with 170 gr factory ammo as was my goal. Later on I decided to switch to the H-4895 version because of it's reduced load abilities and have been happy with the results I'm getting at 1700+ fps. They unfortunately did not list any IMR data for 150gr bullets but did list H4895 for 150 grainers at a max load of 46. That situation is reported to sometimes result in a phenomenon known as "detonation," which can lead to at least destruction of the firearm — or worse. 62 recipe is usually is like 25. I am going to need a special ram load. Thing I have found with new shooters is get a pact brand shoulder pad. I'm after a reduced load (just for more comfortable prone shooting), but still using a 168gr jacketed bullet. 30-06 reduced load #> data for a starting point, that was a perennial item in some of the #> older loading books. by happyhunter » Sun Jan 15, 2017 10:27 pm. Hodgdon H4895 reduced load data (ADI 2206H). I've looked through me Lee Reloading Manual and. The 30-30 was developed for their tender shoulders. The H4895 reduced load looks like the next step. My test loads were 34 to 35 grains of powder which put me about 74%-76% of max load. My rifle seems to prefer H4895 for the 69 gr SMK's and 75 gr Hornady's, but your's could like another powder. could just be my lot numbers though. Last edited: May 20, 2014 May 20, 2014 #9. (but the lighter bullets are better) Show 40 post(s) from this thread on one page. Velocity would be about 2460 fps. MatchKing, 155 gr. The bonus is there is no need to re-zero my scope @ 100Y. 0 so would that be safe?. 243 rivals a 6. Fortunately, there are a minimum of three that seem to work well AND have plenty of reliable data available in both manuals and on manufacturer's websites. Either brand of 4198 can be used for reduced loads in rounds such as the 308 and 30-06. Alliant 2400 is a good powder for reduced velocity jacketed bullet loads in a Hornet. H4895 powder was chosen because it is the slowest burning propellant that ignites uniformly in reduced charges. KCA Forum Member Offline H4895. HODGDON® H4895® REDUCED RIFLE LOADS For Youth Hunting, Informal Target, and Plinking _____ Hodgdon Powder Company has found that H4895 can be loaded to reduced levels. If its recoil issue I would try the reduced h4895 loads these will be powerful enough to give the mosin affect but not its full effect. 28 Nosler Brass. 0 grains of Reloder 7 with the 320 grain LBT for 2,065 fps; and with the 310 grain SSK bullet a charge of 51. 30-06 have been tested with several types of bullets, but three that have given excellent results are the Speer 110-grain round nose and 110-grain hollow point, and the Hornady 110- grain short jacket. H4895 loads for our rifles. 30-06 start load velocities using Accurate 2015 under a Speer 130-grain hollowpoint. I was a little shaver when my dad gave me my first hunting rifle. I load with it for 308 and we started way down near min (I think we were at 70-75%) with lighter than typical bullets. 0-06 Springfield 125-grain Managed-Recoil® 30-06 Springfield 150-grain PSP Core-Lokt® May not operate in all recoil- or gas-operated firearms. Made in Canada. take the maximum H4895 charge listed for any given cartridge and multiply it by 60%. 0 grain load of H-4895 may be of older, slower, non-Aussie H-4895 aa I get military velocity with about 38. 8gn, say 23gn rounded. I don't need a. In my opinion, between H4895 and Trail Boss, any competent reloader can accomplish pretty much 98% of everything anyone needs from reduced loads. My "platform" is the basis upon which all of my load data begins, and it's NOT that hard. It is amazingly accurate in every cartridge where it is listed in Hodgdon load data. it includes H4895 loads. It is amazingly accurate in every cartridge where it is listed in our data. 3g h4895 but not xbr 8208. Find the H4895 load in the Reloading Data Center for your caliber and bullet. PALMA MatchKing bullets. I would imagine the 60% is from the max instead of the min just to ensure it doesn't go too low. The second firing I shot 32. Brands include Accurate Powder, Alliant Powder, Hodgdon Powder, IMR Powder, Nobel Sport Powder, Norma Powder, Shooters World Powder, Ramshot Powder, Vihtavuori Powder and Winchester Powder. It was designed for the. The ideal choice for Match shooters. I have begun experimenting with Vihtavuori N133 and Accurate 2015. 200 COAL: 2183fps,----ft. Loading down in. [See the "Once Fired" download text on site for more. Reduce all loads by 10%, then work up slowly. This member of the Extreme Extruded line is great for 17 Remington, 250-3000 Savage, 308 Winchester and 458 Winchester, to name just a few. In an effort to find a hunting load for my recoil-sensitive 12 y/o daugher, I loaded up some 71 gr. I plan on loading some reduced loads for my brothers 300 win mag. They also have a section on their website called Youth Loads using H4895. Their reduced rifle loads using H4895 are about 3 or 4 grains below starting load, more or less. I ran them over a chronograph and was getting a little over 3800 ft/sec. 308-inch-diameter bullets that have a short jacket on the rear portion of the bullet, and they are suitable for application in reduced loads. 30-06 Springfield? The.  They recommend starting at 60% of the maximum load and working up from there, click on this link, and take a look at the documentation on their website. 5 grains of SR4759 or 17 - 19 grains of H4227 have always been good to me. Works great. I think his aim is to load down his Hornet, and H4895 is widely known for reduced loads- just not in a Hornet. Test Specifications/ Components Firearm Used: Universal Receiver Barrel Length: 24" Twist: 1-8'' Case: Hornady Trim-to Length: 1. Later on I decided to switch to the H-4895 version because of it's reduced load abilities and have been happy with the results I'm getting at 1700+ fps. Took load data from Hodgdon webpage as a max load of 27. They recommend this for any load that uses H4198 powder. September 7th, 2008 Hornady Reduces 120gr Load for 6. Trail boss gives much slower, loads, replicating a 22LR. This is a most versatile rifle powder. 375, and the best for milder loads hands down are SR4759, and H4895. I will be using the CCI "mil-spec" primers but may also use Winchester large rifle primers. 0 Hodgdon Varget Winchester CCI 200 51. It is ideally suited to reload the 6. For instance, they list 55gn of H4895 as the MAXIMUM load for 45/70 with a 400gn bullet to be fired out of a modern lever-action rifle. The bonus is there is no need to re-zero my scope @ 100Y. I don't have a high enough post count to post links, but google "h4895 reduced rifle loads" and a PDF from Hodgdon is the top hit. 30-40 Krag, and the (then) young upstart. It lists 60% of max H4895 charge loads for cartridges up to the 300 Win Mag. Bullets, powder, brass, accurate loads. Using H4895 for reduced rifle loads « on: December 10, 2018, 11:25:40 AM » One of my friends is wanting to pass down his 30-06 to his son for Christmas but was worried he might develop a flinch. That situation is reported to sometimes result in a phenomenon known as "detonation," which can lead to at least destruction of the firearm — or worse. Set up your reloading bench where powder and primers will not be exposed to heat, sparks or flame. This makes it more versatile, so you don’t have to buy a. 243 and for sure in bigger cartridges, then with 7828 and RL22 coming around they usually were used in place of the older powder. 002 inches at the shoulder. happyhunter. Should be in the ballpark of 2950fps. THM covered a lot of reduced loads. When I load the case with 25grns there is very little room in the case. Developed as a military-grade powder. Hodgdon does have on their web site a list of reduced loads using H4895 that are lower than their start load for 125's and 130's - look those up!. 5 Grendel was a new AR 15 platform friendly cartridge. Now days with DI and LRMP modules it might be a viable choice for some reduced loads. consider as OVER MAX load, slight scuffing, bolt lift OK, too little in neck: 34. 308 loads as per Hodgdon's site using H4895, 125 grain SST's, Hornady Brass, and Fed Large Rifle Primers. I use Varget, which is a little slower. My best load with the RCBS #44-300 FNGC is 49. I've been extremely busy with Cubscout functions the last bit. Two things happened in the. Last edited: May 20, 2014 May 20, 2014 #9. I've used his advice in making up reduced loads for my. But first this to share: There is an apocryphal story of a visit paid to Switzerland by Kaiser Wilhelm II in the early part of the twentieth century. 7mm Rem Ultra Mag Brass. Bullets, powder, brass, accurate loads. Hodgdon US 869. I too have read the bit about using reduced loads with H4895, the Lee reloading manual has an extensive section on reduced loads, especially as they relate to cast bullets in cartridges like the 30-06. I have an extremely accurate load using 60 grain Sierra Varmiters that I shoot in 100 yd reduced course matches. 0 grain load of H-4895 may be of older, slower, non-Aussie H-4895 aa I get military velocity with about 38. H4895 was the very first smokeless powder that Hodgdon. 379/Lyman 375449) Powder: 22. " Hodgdon invites you to contact them via telephone or e-mail if you have additional questions about reduced loads.  They recommend starting at 60% of the maximum load and working up from there, click on this link, and take a look at the documentation on their website. My "platform" is the basis upon which all of my load data begins, and it's NOT that hard. I would start out in the 22-25 grain area. Reloading equipment, methods, load data, powder and projectile information. handloads does not simply mean using less of just any propellant. Just picked up a Ruger 375 Alaskan and intend to reload for it. A good rule of thumb is Varget is as slow a powder as you want to use and even Varget is questionable. The ideal choice for Match shooters. Hodgdon themselves recommends it for reduced power rifle loads and says you can take the max charge out of their data and multiply it by 0. H4895 powder was chosen because it is the slowest burning propellant that ignites uniformly in reduced charges. They'll work great in a bolt gun. 5 pound all up Colt Sauer Grand African with this Bear load kicks less than a 30-30 lever rifle with 170 gr factory ammo as was my goal. I saw no load listed for. Point of impact comparison at 100 yards. I have measured out multiple times with a scale to make sure. 4759 is a very bulky magnum pistol powder that is best for loads reduced lower than you would with the H4895. H4895 Reduced Rifle Loads; Trail Boss Reduced Rifle Loads largest selection of quality smokeless propellants for reloading. 5 Creedmoor Ammunition We recently spoke to Dennis DeMille, General Manager of Creedmoor® Sports and two-time NRA National High Power Rifle Champion. This Guide is not intended to be a "how to" manual for reloading, and we strongly recommend that all handloaders carefully read one or more of the reloading manuals which cover the subject in detail. H4895 is a tad fast for bullets over 150 gr in the -06 IMO. H4895 can be reduced to 60% of maximum loadings with no loss off accuracy or so the definition says. The general consensus was that the H4895 doesnt work that well (loading down to a min of 60% of the max load for any cartridge that has H4895 load data). Developed in 2007 by Dennis DeMille and Dave Emary, the 6. 30-40 Krag, and the (then) young upstart. loads Discussion in 'Reloading' started by bumpin88, Sep 27, 2012. 5 Creedmoor Ammunition. 375, and the best for milder loads hands down are SR4759, and H4895. At Speer, we found some very consistent. 2gr increments. Hornady does not list the use of that powder in the 7th edition under normal rifle data section for anything heavier than 130 gr. It was Win brass and primers and 35. 0g using xbr for load develope. I have a Savage bolt action. 49 posts • Page 2 of 3 • 1, 2, 3. H4895 is supposedly a good powder for reduced loads and does not suffer ignition problems with air space in the case. Next year that girl moves up to an H4895-based 260 load, probably 120 gr Nosler BT, while the next youngest girl starts out with the 80 gr 243. of H4895 and a Fed 215 primer. If you're looking for a little edge in accuracy, try Sierra's 150 gr. If you need to go lighter, visit the Hodgdon website and read the article on using H4895 for creating reduced rifle loads. This year it was max load of H4895 with 85 gr Barnes TSX. This is the powder that I have selected to use for my reduced recoil loads (back problems) I have to get some before I can work the loads up but I will start at the low end and work it up to find a load that my rifles like. I used IMR4198 which works well for reduced loads and seems to give better grouping than H4895. 250" Velocity-1904 ft/sec. The first one at the top is from Hodgdons it is in caps HODGDON REDUCED RIFLE LOADS. No filler, but dacron may help SD. - H4895 - 39. Hodgdon US 869. My best load with the RCBS #44-300 FNGC is 49. of IMR-4895 late last year with full intentions of using it in my Mosin rifles with reduced cast lead loads. I have an extremely accurate load using 60 grain Sierra Varmiters that I shoot in 100 yd reduced course matches. Do a Google search for reduced loads 223, Trail Boss, H4895, 5744, & SR4759 - tons of info out here, but it's internet info. H4895 was the very first smokeless powder that Hodgdon. The first is titled "H4895 Reduced Rifle Loads. 5 Creedmoor round (see video below). For more information on reduced H4895 loads, visit Hodgdon's website. I also like to load close to military ammo velocity. 30-40 Krag Load with 220 GR RN. It helped pave the way for the successful powder company that exists today. Most reduced loads would be employed to take small game and pests. Look at the reduced loading for H4895 ONLY. I got a can of H4198 to try also. I tried a few different reduced H4895 loads based on these numbers. 5gr (equals military) (my max load, this is 120 fps faster than 38. I used reduced loads with H4895 for hunting, just be mindful of the distances you are having your kids shoot at. The bonus is there is no need to re-zero my scope @ 100Y. MatchKing, 155 gr. Another bullet that deserves a serious look is Nosler's 155 gr. That is where it still is for my. 243 and a 80 grain bullet and 24" barrel you will get something like this: MAX - 38gr. 5 Creedmoor Ammunition. MEC; Hornaday/Spolar; Ponsness Warren; Lee; Powder Burn Rates" European Cartridge Loading Data; H4895 Reduced Rifle Loads; Trail Boss Reduced Rifle Loads; Reduced Recoil Shot Shell Loads; Lead Free Bullet Data; Dealers. It was designed for the. Sam Patch uploaded this image to 'Reloading'. The typical military load for the 7. 7mm-08 Rem Cartridge Information. Hoping for some info from the more experienced reloaders on this. By memory it calls out IMR-4729 power in the 14 - 17 gr load range. THM covered a lot of reduced loads. Loading down in. 6 to get a reduced weight starting charge. In addition, it is a longtime favorite of Match shooters. So far 4 deer and 2 coyotes killed with these loads in 2 seasons. To resize a fired 7. H4895 - 36Gr - Avg 2624 fps Accuracy O. ) (See note on Powders below or read all about various Powders. They also sell 4227, which is also good for reduced loads, and stopped producing SR 4759, which was also a great powder for reduced loads. 14gr gave an average of 2,111 fps, 16gr gave 2350 fps and 18gr gave 2600 fps. 0 so would that be safe?. At Speer, we found some very consistent. H4895 loads for our rifles. 327 Federal Magnum. For complete information on the reduced recoil loads in one place, look at the Hodgdon website under the "data" tab. Hodgdon Superformance Rifle Powder (1 lb) 1. I have measured out multiple times with a scale to make sure. I know they are different burning rates. Brands include Accurate Powder, Alliant Powder, Hodgdon Powder, IMR Powder, Nobel Sport Powder, Norma Powder, Shooters World Powder, Ramshot Powder, Vihtavuori Powder and Winchester Powder. 6gr of H4895 in their 6BRA. My "platform" is the basis upon which all of my load data begins, and it's NOT that hard. This load chronographed to 2350 fps out of my short rifle. We are the largest distributor of all brands of smokeless powder because we offer great service and wholesale prices. These powders are very popular with high power and long-range shooters, varmint hunters, and benchrest shooters. That is what I used to down load to low velocities for testing before I got the. Make sure you use it with the published data from Hodgdon only. This is the powder that I have selected to use for my reduced recoil loads (back problems) I have to get some before I can work the loads up but I will start at the low end and work it up to find a load that my rifles like. 081H50BMG1. The best load I found for the 311284 in my Krag carbine was 30. However, they do list it used with 168 grainers, 178 grainers and 150-155 grainers in the GARAND data section. 243 will anchor a buck with authority. Looking for load data for 155g cast ( not jacketed ). Thread Tools Hodgdon's site also lists reduced loads with H4895. Hodgdon H4895 Winchester CCI 200 52. Blacksmythx above, posted a link to "The Load" data using 13 grains of Red Dot, which is a great place to start. The first is titled "H4895 Reduced Rifle Loads. The kicker is that most jacketed bullets will cease to expand if the speed gets too low. I have begun experimenting with Vihtavuori N133 and Accurate 2015. In an effort to find a hunting load for my recoil-sensitive 12 y/o daugher, I loaded up some 71 gr. 5-284 ballistically out to 1000 yards. My own experience with H4895 reduced loads following Hodgdon's written instructions: I seldom get highly accurate loads at 60% but improve greatly 5 to 12 percent above that, with no increase in recoil. I only see data for 150g jacketed bullets for H4895. A fine extruded powder, it flows accurately and with ease through. MatchKing, 155 gr. 30-30 Super Fourteen using my favorite long range load of Hornady's 150 grain spire point over 26. Hodgdon Powder offers one of the largest selections of quality smokeless propellants for rifle reloading. Any cartridge they list H4895 for, you can download to 60% case capacity. 35 Rem ballistics with pointed bullet - with softer bullet would make good deer load: 62/ReL 15: 225 Sierra SPBT no crimp 3. 30-06 Loads I've just acquired an old Springfield 1903 in. AccurateShooter. Trail boss gives much slower, loads, replicating a 22LR. Detonation is considered to be a possibility when smaller than. 003 inch being severely detrimental to accuracy. Back in the October 1995 issue of the "Varmint Hunter Magazine", Barry and I did an article on reduced loads for the 223. According to Hodgdon, H4895 is the slowest burning powder they offer that can be used to safely reduce loads. We didn’t get to shoot all 4 loads because it was just too damn hot. A "safe" load can be made with Hodgdon H4895. This member of the Extreme Extruded line is great for 17 Remington, 250-3000 Savage, 308 Winchester and 458 Winchester, to name just a few. Either brand of 4198 can be used for reduced loads in rounds such as the 308 and 30-06. 243 and for sure in bigger cartridges, then with 7828 and RL22 coming around they usually were used in place of the older powder. I did find matching load data on the Hodgdon web site for H4895 listing the Sierra 165gr SPBT with min 43. I've done reduced loads in a 30-06 with Unique and 100 grain plinker bullets. , 105 for the. 308 Winchester is a true triple-threat as a match cartridge, varmint cartridge, and game cartridge. I've started using H4895 in the. Dedicated Website for. Make a bunch of your favorite beverage first - you can read till bedtime at least. IMR4895 is made by General Dynamics in Canada whereas H4895 is made by Australian Munitions (formerly Australian Defence Industries and a subsidiary of Thales). This short action design was created to maximize case capacity and a wide range of loading lengths, while still fitting in standard short action magazines. Developed as a military-grade powder. Most reported velocities for the. H322 and H4895 are two that I am certain of. The H4895 reduced load data from Hodgdon has provided me some nice, low recoil, yet accurate loads using 125g Hornady and Nosler bullets. This data sheet is extremely useful for creating reduced recoil youth loads and plinking loads (great for practicing offhand shooting). I've seen a Hodgdon. Reduced 7mm Mag. 0 Accurate 2015 Winchester CCI 200 45. H4895, Titegroup, and Trail boss. I also load 69 grain SMKs with H4895 for 200 and 300 yd stages with very good results. MEC; Hornaday/Spolar; Ponsness Warren; Lee; Powder Burn Rates" European Cartridge Loading Data; H4895 Reduced Rifle Loads; Trail Boss Reduced Rifle Loads; Reduced Recoil Shot Shell Loads; Lead Free Bullet Data; Dealers. See the 405Win MAX LOADS USING H4895 ONLY. Go to the Hodgdon website. Using H4895 for reduced rifle loads « on: December 10, 2018, 11:25:40 AM » One of my friends is wanting to pass down his 30-06 to his son for Christmas but was worried he might develop a flinch. These types of reduced loads are very easy on the brass too, an added benefit. Makes a nice plinker. PALMA MatchKing bullets. which is a much better choice for reduced loads. I've looked through me Lee Reloading Manual and. Powders utilized in these loads are IMR 4759 and 4198, Alliant Unique and 2400, and Accurate 5744. 85gr - 100gr Accurate 2015 Accurate 2200 Accurate 2230 Accurate 2460 Accurate 2520 Shooters World Rifle Match (same as AA2520) H-332 H-335 IMR 4198 H-4198 Ramshot TAC Ramshot X-Terminator IMR 8208 XBR Vihta Vouri N120 Vihta Vouri N133 Vihta Vouri N530 Alliant RL15 120-125gr Benchmark BL-C(2) Hodgdon CFE 223 H4198 IMR 8208XBR Vihta. A forth way to make reduced loads is to use a powder that is considered too slow for that particular round. I recently started reloading for 223. The Hodgdon Data Manual, 26th Edition shows that 35. The kicker is that most jacketed bullets will cease to expand if the speed gets too low. The ideal choice for Match shooters. H4895® H4895 is a most versatile rifle powder. The lower bulk density of Red Dot adequately addressed my safety concerns because it makes an accidental double charge far less likely. I've used the 60% rule for H4895 to put up reduced loads in numerous different cartridges over the years and have never felt the slightest need for filler. 0 grains of Reloder 7 with the CPBC 320-grain LBT for 2,065 fps; and with the 310-grain SSK bullet a charge of 51. 308 expander and full-length. And the manuals have 99% rifle powder loads (only the 4227 loads for a pistol powder). After a little online research and comparing 221 fireball loads to 222 rem loads I ran the numbers thru a online reduced load calculator. If you never tried reduced H4895 loads, you may want to try it. OAL: Boat Tail: Brng Surf: In Case: Hornady: 40: V-Max: PTBT: 22241: 0. 243 will anchor a buck with authority. Every hand loader should have this data sheet saved on their computer. I've been extremely busy with Cubscout functions the last bit. while the load would be noticeable when fired, it's likely a substantial reduction from the max load. Do a Google search for reduced loads 223, Trail Boss, H4895, 5744, & SR4759 - tons of info out here, but it's internet info. The maximum H4895 charge listed for the 80gn Sierra BTSP for instance is 38. I believe the Model 5 was also offered in 30-40 Krag for which the service pressure was 40,000. I have been reading data and looking for the right powder at the right price and I came across the H4895, I picked this one out of the bunch because according to the data, is a decent powder for accuracy and also because there is a recipe for. 30-40 Krag Load with 220 GR RN. There is a reduced load formula on Hodgdon's website on using H4895. Reloading The. 30-06 loads are the bulk Remington 150-gr. Anybody have an accurate reduced load for the 30-06 using 150gr bullet? Looking for light 308 win level formy son in his new Marlin XL7. When measured by a Hornady Lock-N-Load Headspace Gauge, cases fired with reduced loads shortened 0. groups are 1. 308 Match Loads Effective out to 375 Meters. This one is zero at 50Y. This year it was max load of H4895 with 85 gr Barnes TSX. Lake City or WW brass is the lightest (largest capacity) and hardest which is good in an AR. 0gn, and the reduced load formula is to multiply that by 0. PALMA MatchKing bullets. The Hodgdon Data Manual, 26th Edition shows that 35. 2 32072 5271 1. This data sheet is extremely useful for creating reduced recoil youth loads and plinking loads (great for practicing offhand shooting). 5 grains of H4895, move up to 1,900 fps with 51. They answered: "The reason we do not show these loads is that they are not good loads. Smokeless Powder Powder Valley is your Reloading Superstore. 458 Win Mag. Hodgdon H4895 Smokeless powder. In addition, it is a longtime favorite of Match shooters. In the Burn rate chart (Hodgden), these powders are listed on top of the other with xbr after H4895. While most large rifle primers work. Last edited by happyhunter on Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:24 am, edited 1 time in total. Other long-time IMR powders also work fine for reduced loads, including IMR-4227, IMR-4198 and IMR-3031, which were used a lot back when 10 zillion powders weren’t available. 200 Large Rifle Primer. OAL: Boat Tail: Brng Surf: In Case: Hornady: 40: V-Max: PTBT: 22241: 0. 308 Winchester design. Velocity would be about 2460 fps. Hodgdon publishes reduced load guidance for H4895 and cautions not to use any other powder for these purposes. I bought a lb. Dennis has been one of the driving forces in the creation of the new 6. 0 grains of H4895 for 1821 fps. I use CCI34 primers with that load. " Hodgdon to the reloading public. I ran them over a chronograph and was getting a little over 3800 ft/sec. He hand loaded 30-06 with imr4895 and 110 grain spire points with reduced loads so us boys wouldn't build in a flinching habit. 5 grains of h4895 or 49 grains of varget. I may use the loads for initial scope setup, or familiarity shooting, so accuracy issues are less of a concern. There is a reduced load spec sheet from Hodgdon that outlines the loads yo7 can make with h4895. I'll keep working with it and try a heavier charge next time. If you are interested in the most recent data for cartridges and/or bullet weights/styles not listed on this page, contact Barnes Consumer Service department to inquire about recommended loads and approximate timing for the data to be made available via email at [email protected] I too have read the bit about using reduced loads with H4895, the Lee reloading manual has an extensive section on reduced loads, especially as they relate to cast bullets in cartridges like the 30-06. To resize a fired 7. It is amazingly accurate in every cartridge where it is listed in our data. Good Luck, it's a lot of fun. If you need to go lighter, visit the Hodgdon website and read the article on using H4895 for creating reduced rifle loads. This list should help you when powder shopping for the Grendel. Brian, While i haven't used H4895, i've done a lot of load development with my 7mm-08, 7mm-08AI. Nosler Ballistic Tips have been with Hodgdon''s Varget at a grain or so under published max. 30-30 There was a time when groups measuring three to four inches at 100 yards from a lever-action rifle of tube-feed, exposed-hammer design were quite acceptable. With the heavier cast bullets, I use 45. I used the target load to ahoot a CMP match last summer. The H4895 reduced load data from Hodgdon has provided me some nice, low recoil, yet accurate loads using 125g Hornady and Nosler bullets. See the album on Photobucket. Reloading equipment, methods, load data, powder and projectile information. I have shot the same projectile without gas checks and un sized and they were still accurate. 30-06 start load velocities using Accurate 2015 under a Speer 130-grain hollowpoint. 45/70: (Note: These are near MAXIMUM loads, you should use 10% less to start. Works better than unique for my CBs. For more information on reduced H4895 loads, visit Hodgdon's website. My favorite jacketed bullets for reduced. I use lots of H4895 in a variety of calibers. Sierra over 46 grs. I asked "Help" at Hodgdon why they didn't show Varget loads for 7mm TCU as I got such good results. 300 Winchester Magnum. Loads in this listing are reduced from full power but still offer mid-range performance. Test Specifications/ Components Firearm Used: Universal Receiver Barrel Length: 24" Twist: 1-8'' Case: Hornady Trim-to Length: 1. For this type of shooting, loads are reduced even more than the hunting loads listed here. Al, I shot an old BR load to fire form(30. 270 Winchester Short Magnum /. [See the "Once Fired" download text on site for more. com is the best guide for precision shooting, with FAQ, Shooter Message Boards, Reader Polls, and Photo Gallery. The Modern Reloading, second edition manual by Richard Lee has a whole chapter on reduced loads , and charts for reduced loads for lead bullets for: 30-30,. " H4895 has proven to be a versatile powder that performs superbly at lower powder charges. For reduced loads in such rounds as a 30-06 the 4198 will work ok just be sure not to underload it. - H4895 - 39. Find the H4895 load in the Reloading Data Center for your caliber and bullet. 243 and for sure in bigger cartridges, then with 7828 and RL22 coming around they usually were used in place of the older powder. I saw no load listed for. 308 Winchester design. I love my H4895 reduced loads 200 grain nosler custom comp and 30 grains of H4895 from a dark bore mauser 3moa with out much effort. The primary (accuracy) powder charge for each load is noted below. 2708X56R, right off the top of my head. 8 grains of H4895, or 23. H4895 was chosen because it is the slowest burning propellant that ignites uniformly in reduced charges. 30-30 There was a time when groups measuring three to four inches at 100 yards from a lever-action rifle of tube-feed, exposed-hammer design were quite acceptable. Hornady Manufacturing Company develops and publishes reloading data for the Handbook of Cartridge Reloading. I tried a few different reduced H4895 loads based on these numbers. mation on the use of IMR powders to reload shotshell, handgun and rifle ammunition. I load them with 37 gr of Hodgdon 4227 (IMR 4227 loads are slightly different) to get 1800 FPS. If you google H4895 reduced loads you will get a Hogdon recipe lists for reduced loads. It would have half the velocity and half the kick. Dennis has been one of the driving forces in the creation of the new 6. 925 MOA accuracy and much reduced recoil. handloads does not simply mean using less of just any propellant. First thing I noticed was strange high velocity (3 shot average of. I would like to be using Hodgdon 4895 with 150gr bullets. Either brand of 4198 can be used for reduced loads in rounds such as the 308 and 30-06. 223 Remington 60-62 gr. Having been developed from the PPC cartridges with greater case capacity…. I wanted 22 mag to 22 hornet sort of velocities, but using a 55gr projectile. My objective is to end up with a good cartridge to use in the field for preditor hunting. Has anyone made reduced loads using H4895 using Hogdon's 60% formula? I am wondering if I am going to be sticking my neck out to try it with IMR 4895. I recently started reloading for 223. Set up a loading procedure and follow it. Compared to Max load of 83 gr MV 2590fps. which is a much better choice for reduced loads. I worked up some reduced. I shot my first NRA 88 round regional yesterday with the above loads from a 1:7 Hollinger barrel on a Shilen blank and put up a 726, which is right where I have been shooting on reduced courses all year. So may be a worthwhile step in acclimating oneself to the rifle. VarGet producing slightly higher MVs on a like for like basis. 2708X56R, right off the top of my head. Developed in 2007 by Dennis DeMille and Dave Emary, the 6. 160 - 168 Grain. H4895 also provides impressive results and is a chosen powder for accuracy baseline testing by some manufacturers. 308 Shooter's Guide for. Hodgdon youth loads listing doesn't show 150gr. Extruded powders that deliver the most consistent performance. People looking for a powder that can perform with a wide range of weapons should consider IMR® 4895. I picked up a lb of 8133 just to play with since I couldn't get Retumbo. I have used Hodgdon's suggested loads in 308 and 30/06. The “Classic” M1A load with 168 SMK and I-4895 is 41. This extremely versatile powder was originally introduced for use by the military, but its reliability and accuracy have made it the powder of choice for Match shooters. I need some tried and true 30-06 loads for the M1 Garand using H4895 and IMR4895 powders with a 168 gr bullet. If you google H4895 reduced loads you will get a Hogdon recipe lists for reduced loads. 237 3 Hodgdon Titewad. 3g h4895 but not xbr 8208. --- SAWMAN. New Products. Al, I shot an old BR load to fire form(30. 6 to get a reduced weight starting charge. 243 and a 80 grain bullet and 24" barrel you will get something like this: MAX - 38gr. The typical military load for the 7. 6gr of H4895 in their 6BRA. Do a Google search for reduced loads 223, Trail Boss, H4895, 5744, & SR4759 - tons of info out here, but it's internet info. That is where it still is for my. 308 Winchester and. - H4895 - 39. I seat the projectiles out as far as I can so they just engage the rifling. If you read Hodgsons Reloading book (free on line) they have a section on youth loads using H4895 or ADI 2206H 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. 5 Grendel expert out there for a gunpowder recommendation. 311 projectile for a Mosin Nagant. The general consensus was that the H4895 doesnt work that well (loading down to a min of 60% of the max load for any cartridge that has H4895 load data). If you're looking for a little edge in accuracy, try Sierra's 150 gr. I was a little shaver when my dad gave me my first hunting rifle. Hodgdon Powder Company has found that H4895 can be loaded to reduced levels. H4895, Titegroup, and Trail boss. This is the powder that I have selected to use for my reduced recoil loads (back problems) I have to get some before I can work the loads up but I will start at the low end and work it up to find a load that my rifles like. Hodgdon H4895 Winchester CCI 200 52. Not sure why the other posters can't "get" what you are up to. The normal powders are in the medium burning. But we all know that real-world bullet speeds in 20-inch barrels are usually 100 to 150 fps shy of that. I wanted to introduce him to more recoil and muzzle blast slowly; all he has used so far is 224 Valkyrie, 22 Hornet, 300 Blackout. 49 posts • Page 2 of 3 • 1, 2, 3. See the 405Win MAX LOADS USING H4895 ONLY. I bought some Nosler 125 Balistic tips and want to load some reduced recoil loads in a 308 Winchester. Hodgdon also sells 4198, both in Hodgdon and IMR's versions. Another bonus is that reduced loads prevent beginner-shooters from developing any kind of flinch from the. 1 Varget) but would maybe inch up a couple of tenths to 30. #> probably have to go to reduced loads of a faster powder to get #> complete combustion. (Cowboy Action). H4895 has loads for 7mm08, so you can modify them once you understand the limits from their testing. I looked at every reloading manual in a well equipped gun store and bought a few. There is a reduced load formula on Hodgdon's website on using H4895. it includes H4895 loads. mation on the use of IMR powders to reload shotshell, handgun and rifle ammunition. Probably load to 2. They handle loading without any tip deformation, have slightly better BC, and just look better. With Blue Dot you're going to have such a small amount of powder in there you might not get ideal conditions. 62 recipe is usually is like 25. 308 125's and 150's I used 47. 30-30 ADI powder, 30-30 Australia powder, 30-30 lead H4198, 30-30 lead H4895, 30-30 lead load data, 30-30 load data, 30-30 trail boss, 336W it's what I routinely practice with at the range. If the goal is minimum recoil, the answer is Hodgdon Trail Boss powder. I also load 69 grain SMKs with H4895 for 200 and 300 yd stages with very good results. could just be my lot numbers though. Hodgdon does have on their web site a list of reduced loads using H4895 that are lower than their start load for 125's and 130's - look those up!. 375, and the best for milder loads hands down are SR4759, and H4895. 338 Win Mag load. Check the Hodgdon site for reduced/low power loads (60%) using H4895 ONLY. The primary (accuracy) powder charge for each load is noted below. I use varget and h4895 with 125's. I currently have a Stainless-Synthetic Ruger. H4895 has loads for 7mm08, so you can modify them once you understand the limits from their testing. I recently started reloading for 223. Those days are long gone. Trail boss gives much slower, loads, replicating a 22LR. 30-06 Springfield remains one of the most versatile hunting calibers, and there are loads of options when it comes to handloading. With Blue Dot you're going to have such a small amount of powder in there you might not get ideal conditions. It was Win brass and primers and 35. I believe the Model 5 was also offered in 30-40 Krag for which the service pressure was 40,000. Reloading Data Center; Shot Shell Bushing Chart. To resize a fired 7. 6 3483 H4895 57. 243win for my son(he turns 9 on the 17th). Looking for a reduced load to get him accustomed to a new rifle, I started to look in my books for reduced loads. Hodgon H-4895 reduced loads. which is a much better choice for reduced loads. I love my H4895 reduced loads 200 grain nosler custom comp and 30 grains of H4895 from a dark bore mauser 3moa with out much effort. Hodgdon themselves recommends it for reduced power rifle loads and says you can take the max charge out of their data and multiply it by 0. Hodgdon also sells 4198, both in Hodgdon and IMR's versions. #N#Select A Caliber or Gauge Below To View Recipes. Lyman 49th, Hornady 8th, and Speer 14th list no load data for H4895 and 165gr bullets. Back in the October 1995 issue of the "Varmint Hunter Magazine", Barry and I did an article on reduced loads for the 223. I tried a few different reduced H4895 loads based on these numbers. with the Lee 185 gr. H4895 is the first powder Hodgdon introduced. HODGDON® H4895® REDUCED RIFLE LOADS For Youth Hunting, Informal Target, and Plinking _____ Hodgdon Powder Company has found that H4895 can be loaded to reduced levels. MatchKing or their 155 gr. Take the maximum H4895 charge listed and multiply by 60% (. In the paragraph before the load data they state that a medium burning powder be used and that the amount of powder to use be 60% of the maximum load. The H4895 is accurate and JUST gets out there with my sights. This data sheet is extremely useful for creating reduced recoil youth loads and plinking loads (great for practicing offhand shooting). 308, and 30-06. It is amazingly accurate in every cartridge where it is listed in our data. My Speer book lists. 25” and a 2” group at 50yds with the. 300 Win Magnum,.
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