Pins, Primer Pkt,
Brushes, plus lots more...
IMR makes the
For Pistol: "TRAIL BOSS" (fantastic new cowboy action powder),
"Hi-Skor"700-X, "Hi-Skor" 800-X, PB, SR 7625, SR 4756, SR 4759, IMR
4227, IMR 4198, IMR 3031, IMR 4064, IMR 4895, IMR 4320, and IMR 4350
Hodgdon makes the
Clays, International Clays, Universal Clays, HS7, HS6, H110, HP38,
H4227, H4198, H322, BL-C2, H4831, H335, H4895, H380, H414, H4350,
Varget, H450, H4831SC, H1000 and H870
Alliant makes the
Power Pistol, Bullseye, Red Dot, Green Dot, Unique, Herco, Blue Dot,
2400, 7 Reloder, 12 Reloder, 15 Reloder, 19 Reloder and 22 Reloder
the following Double-based, Ball powders:
WST -- Super-Target is for shotshells, .38 Special and .45
WSL -- Super-Lite is for target loads. Good for 9mm, 40 S&W
and a low charge weight propellant.
231 -- is Winchester's most popular reload propellant. It's a
high energy pistol powder that is great for .38 Special, .45 ACP,
and 9mm Standard Velocity Loads.
WSF -- Super-Field is popular for 20 guage AA Target Load and
12 guage 3/4 dram equivalent Super-X load.
New WAP -- Winchester Action Pistol is one of two powders
introduced in 1994. Designed to be same as factory loaded in
Winchester 9mm and .40 S&W.
540 -- Works well in 12 guage 1 1/4 oz. and 1 1/2 oz., 20
guage 1 oz. and 28 guage 3/4 oz. loads. Suitable for .38 Super, 9mm,
.40 S&W and 10mm loads.
571 -- A magnum shotshell propellant for high velocities in
12 guage 1 3/8 oz. and 1 1/2 oz. loads and other heavy field loads.
Suitable for .38 Super, 9mm, 40 S&W and 10mm loads.
296 -- developed for Winchester factory loaded .357 magnum,
.44 magnum and 410 bore. However 296 is NOT suitable for rifle
748 -- Chosen by U.S. Military for 5.56 mm and 223 Remington.
Also good for 30-30 and .308 cartridges.
760 is used to duplicate Winchester 30-06 factory loads. Also
suitable for 7mm to 8mm loads and the new 30-06 Fail Safe bullet.
NEW WMR -- is the Winchester Magnum Rifle powder. Introduced
in 1994, it's a good choice for 270 Win, 243 Win and 300 Win Mag and
also can be used in 257 Roberts, 25-06, 280 Rem, and 338 Win Mag.
Note: 452AA, 473AA and 680 powders have been discontinued.
Important Safety and Health Precautions
perform in a gun, powders must ignite easily and burn rapidly.
These characteristics require use of common sense to avoid
MUST OBSERVE THESE PRECAUTIONS:
DO NOT smoke when
DO NOT use
DO NOT mix powders
of different kinds.
DO NOT leave
powder where children can get it.
DO NOT try to load
Avoid an open fire
or working near spark-producing machinery.
Pour out only the
amount of powder needed for immediate work.
Check the powder
measure each time it is used. Make sure the settings have not
been accidentally changed. Check-weigh "thrown charges"
Clean up any
spilled powders. Use a brush and dustpan; do not use a vacuum
Store powder only
in its original container, which was carefully designed for this
usage. DO NOT REPACKAGE. Do not purchase or accept any powder
not in its original, FACTORY-SEALED container.
Be sure the powder
container is completely empty before discarding. Do not use the
container to store other powders or materials, or for any other
Always keep in
mind that smokeless powder is an explosive material and highly
flammable. It should always be stored and handled in such a way
as to avoid impact, friction, heat, sparks, or flame.
glasses when reloading.
contains nitroglycerin. Inhalation, skin contact, or ingestion
may cause severe headache, nausea, and lowering of blood
THEREFORE, THE FOLLOWING PRECAUTIONS
MUST BE OBSERVED WHEN HANDLING POWDERS:
Do not take
internally. In case of ingestion, cause vomiting. Call a
contamination of food, beverages, or smoking materials.
dust. Ensure adequate ventilation during handling.
after handling and before eating, drinking, or smoking.
Do not carry
powder in clothing.
You must also always remember:
routine for reloading. It will result in more uniform loads and
less chance of error.
Some primers are
more powerful than others (they produce more gas at a higher
temperature). Use only the primers specified herein.
differ in their sealing ability. Use only the load combinations
If you use cast
bullets, their diameter, hardness, lubrication, and crimp will
affect the ballistics.
With the exception
of data in the "Non-Toxic Shotshell" reloading data section, the
shotshell loads in this booklet are for use with LEAD SHOT ONLY!
Use only the
brands of powder and components shown in our tables. Do not
substitute other types.
firearms in poorly ventilated areas, cleaning firearms, or
handling ammunition may result in exposure to lead, a substance
known to cause birth defects, reproductive harm, and other
serious physical injury. Have adequate ventilation at all times.
Wash hands and face thoroughly after handling and before coming
in contact with food, chewing materials, and smoking material.