Which powder is used in Winchester factory loads?

Which powder is used in Winchester factory loads?

WXR is the propellant of choice for 7mm Magnum Winchester factory loaded ammunition. It is a double base, slow burning extruded propellant used to achieve maximum velocities and deliver superior performance in a wide variety of rifle cartridges.

Does Winchester still make powder?

Powder. Winchester Powder is now supplied by Hodgdon. For information see the Winchester Smokeless Propellants web site developed by Hodgdon (913) 362-9455.

What calibers is Winchester 760 powder good for?

Winchester 760 is a ball powder designed to duplicate the 30-06 Springfield factory load ballistics. With ideal flow characteristics that give 760 an advantage over other propellants with similar burn rates, it is recommended as for 22-250 Remington, 300 Winchester Magnum and 300 WSM.

Does Hodgdon make Winchester powder?

Winchester branded reloading powders have been distributed in the United States by Hodgdon since March 2006.

What powder does Winchester use in .45 ACP?

45 ACP. Popular choices include: AA #5 (Accurate Powder); Bullseye (Alliant); Clays, HP-38, and Titegroup (Hodgdon); VV N310 and N320 (Vihtavuori); and WW 231 and WST (Winchester).

What powder does Winchester use in 9mm?

Winchester WinClean 244 is a ball powder developed for medium handgun loads. It is ideally suited to 38 Special, 45 Auto, and 9mm standard loads. Consistency, low flash, and a broad range of applications make this powder a choice for any handgun cartridge loader.

Where is Winchester gunpowder made?

Today, Hodgdon Powder Company has Winchester Smokeless Propellants manufactured under license at the St. Marks plant on the Florida gulf coast.

Are W760 and H414 the same powder?

H414 is the exact same powder as W760. Essentially Hodgdon was buying W760 from Olin (Winchester) and relabeling it.

What is Winchester 748 powder used for?

Winchester 748 is a ball powder and the choice for loading 223 Remington cartridges. The low-flame temperature extends barrel life compared to other similar speed powder.

Is Hodgdon powder going out of business?

“Effective immediately, Hodgdon Powder Company, Inc. has decided to cease manufacturing operations at the company’s Camp Minden, Louisiana site while evaluating strategic options for the black powder business,” Hodgdon stated in its release. There are several modern black powder alternatives.

What gunpowder is made in USA?

Those who love history and muzzleloading rely on the quality and tradition of Goex, the only American made black powder. Since 1802 GOEX has manufactured black powder to the most precise specifications for competitive shooters, recreational shooting, muzzleloading hunters and the U.S. Military.