What calibers use IMR 3031 powder?
A medium burn speed propellant with many uses, IMR 3031 has long been a favorite of 308 Match shooters using 168-grain match bullets. It is equally effective in small-capacity varmint cartridges from 223 Remington to 22-250 Remington, and it’s a great 30-30 Winchester powder.
What is IMR 4064 powder used for?
IMR 4064 is a medium-range burn speed powder and is one of the most versatile propellant in the IMR line, used for 223 Remington, 22-250 Remington, 220 Swift, 6mm Remington, 243 Winchester Super Short Magnum, 308 Winchester, 338 Winchester Magnum, and the list goes on and on. Versatility with uniformity and accuracy.
Is IMR 4350 a good powder?
This powder has one of the best return buyer rates in its class. Available for use in many reloading applications, the IMR series of powder is trusted by reloaders all across the globe. IMR 4350 is primarily used for the newest short magnum cartridges in the industry but also used for silhouette shooting.
Can you use H110 for 9mm?
H110 isn’t for 9mm. It’s meant for . 44, . 454 etc.
What powder does Hornady use?
Hornady uses commercial-grade Superformance powders of varying burn rates and also blends powders to offer a full line of Superformance cartridges.
What kind of powder do you use for a 303?
I have become very partial to using 38-39 grains of varget for the 180 Sierra soft point. There are several good powders for the 303 including H-380, H-414, Varget, IMR 4895 and 3031 all have a good reputation. IIRC 3031 was actually developed for US contracts to load 303 MK VII ball in WWI.
When did the British start using 303 ammunition?
All of the American ammunition companies (4 of them anyway) made 303 ammunition for the British from 1914 to 1918. Dupont developed Dupont powder number 16 in 1916. This was the first “Cordite substitute approved by the British” but they did use other powders from 1914 to 1918. Dupont powder number 16 was renamed IMR-3031 in 1934.
What kind of powder is in IMR 3031?
Do check loads in a manual or two for any powder or load. 30 grains of IMR 3031 is my “go to load” for .30-06, .303 British, and 8X57 Mauser–all with 180 grain boolits. IMR3031 was originally developed for the .303 British cartridge to duplicate velocities of cordite loads, that’s why it is “303”-1.
When did the IMR 3031 Winchester cartridge come out?
IMR-3031 was the first of the five to appear in 1934, although it was not offered in canisters until a year later. Sharpe wrote that it was one of the cleanest-burning powders in the DuPont line, flexible enough to handle cartridges from the .22 Hi-Power up to the .405 Winchester, and delivering velocities equal to 17½ with much lower pressures.