ammo in the elements

Loading Bench: Hit The Mark, Weather Or Not

Years ago, hunters rarely considered that the propellant they handloaded into their rifle cartridges could cause enough of a swing in velocity between shooting during the summer heat and the winter cold that it might cause them to miss their targets and/or game at extended distances.

Hodgdon: The Inside Story

Best known to handloaders within the firearm industry, Hodgdon Powder Company’s sphere of influence is farther-reaching than one might expect.

New Propellants Energize the .223 Rem.

There are multiple new powders available for the .223 Rem. that could make some nice handloads.

Hodgdon CFE 223 Propellant

The Hodgdon CFE 223 Propellant was developed for the military, and contains proprietary chemistry that deters fouling.

New: Winchester WinClean 244 Powder

Winchester Smokeless Propellants, a brand licensed by the Hodgdon Powder Company, has announced the Winchester WinClean 244, a new propellant designed for handgun shooters.

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