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#5404537 - 11/07/14 06:53 AM Best powder for temp differences?
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What is the best powder that will not change when the temp changes. Mostly for magnum loads. I use a lot of 4831 and 7828, H1000 seem to work fine just want to know if I'm missing out on anything better.

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#5404543 - 11/07/14 07:01 AM Re: Best powder for temp differences? [Re: spg]
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Extreme powders are temperature tolerant across a wide range.
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#5404564 - 11/07/14 07:18 AM Re: Best powder for temp differences? [Re: spg]
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Hodgdon has a good list of there "Extreme" temp insensitive powders.
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#5404617 - 11/07/14 07:54 AM Re: Best powder for temp differences? [Re: spg]
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Hodgdon Extreme line does great. Alliant also has some of their Power Pro podwers. I've been using the 2000MR and 4000MR with good results. IMR 8208 XBR is also a good one, but not for the 300WM.
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#5404658 - 11/07/14 08:17 AM Re: Best powder for temp differences? [Re: ChadTRG42]
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Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
Hodgdon Extreme line does great. Alliant also has some of their Power Pro podwers. I've been using the 2000MR and 4000MR with good results. IMR 8208 XBR is also a good one, but not for the 300WM.


Glad to see someone else noticed Alliant Power Pro powder seems temperature insensitive.
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#5404702 - 11/07/14 08:33 AM Re: Best powder for temp differences? [Re: spg]
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I'm on the hunt for some, lets see if there's any left.

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#5422335 - 11/15/14 12:25 PM Re: Best powder for temp differences? [Re: spg]
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I load retumbo in my 7 mag and it doesn't seem to be phased by temperature at all.

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