Any one use WW296 or Hogden H110 for Mugnum loads?

Discussion in 'The Ammo & Reloading Forum' started by inplanotx, Nov 13, 2003.

  1. stash247

    stash247 New Member

    Oct 18, 2003
    Central Texas
    296 is also an interesting powder for the .22 Hornet.
    Probably due to a very long shoulder, powders that work well in the .357, and .44 Mag, work to give top velocity in the Hornet, though the shoulder of the K-Hornet would scare me with these powders.
    A 40 gr bullet, with 11.7 of 296, in my Brno, gives just over 3,000fps, accurately!
    I know of no other powder which will exceed Win. factory velocity by anything close.
    In my Marlin 1894's, it's all I use in both .357, and .44Mag.
    2400 is accurate, but dirty; 296 is pretty clean. Loads for these guns exceed considerably the recommended max for Colts, and by a bit what I would use in a Ruger.
    Gonna try next in a .45 LC Win '94 Trapper; I can fit a 300 grain buttet in there!
    Will report after my next range day.
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