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Hodgdon Longshot Smokeless Gun Powder
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Hodgdon Longshot Smokeless Gun Powder


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Hodgdon Longshot In Stock Overview

Hodgdon Powder offers the largest selection of quality smokeless propellants(Hodgdon Longshot In Stock ) for any reloading application.

The Hodgdon LONGSHOT spherical powder is the most versatile shotshell heavy field propellant Hodgdon has ever produced. Great loads in 10 ga., 12 ga., 16 ga., 20 ga., and also 28 ga. are shown in Hodgdon’s Reloading Data. This propellant provides true magnum velocities with superb patterns. In addition, LONGSHOT is the best choice for those competitors shooting games such as “Buddy”, “Annie Oakleys” and more. LONGSHOT is the high velocity pistol choice in 38 Super, 40 S&W, and 357 SIG at lower than usual operating pressures.

Warning About Smokeless Powder:Do not exceed the loads displayed in the reloaders guide.Never mix any two powders regardless of type, brand, or source.Never substitute any smokeless powder for Black Powder or any Black Powder substitute.

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FAQ On Hodgdon Longshot In Stock

  • What is Hodgdon longshot powder used for?

This spherical powder is a versatile shotshell propellant for heavy field loads, providing true magnum velocities with superb patterns. Great loads in 28-, 20-, 16- and 12-gauge are shown in Hodgdon’s Reloading Data Center.

  • Is Hodgdon longshot powder good?

Hodgdon Longshot powder was developed primarily for waterfowl hunters who needed to propel heavy shot charges at really high velocities. It accomplishes that task well, but has been largely overlooked by handgunners, especially handgun hunters who need all the velocity they can get with heavy-for-caliber bullets.

  • What can you load with longshot powder?

This spherical powder is a versatile shotshell propellant for heavy field loads, providing true magnum velocities with superb patterns. Great loads in 28-, 20-, 16- and 12-gauge are shown in Hodgdon’s Reloading Data Center.

  • Is Hodgdon powder still in business?

Today, Hodgdon smokeless propellants are developed and manufactured to meet the needs of every reloader. The powder that started Bruce Hodgdon’s business, H4895, is still produced and sold along with world-class powders available for just about any Rifle, Handgun, and Shotshell load.

  • What is the cleanest burning reloading powder?

Vihtavuori powders have a reputation for being some of the cleanest burning powders available. Many competitive shooters use them for that reason, in addition to fulfilling their other needs. The other thing Vihtavuori powders are known for is their accuracy.

  • What is Hodgdon H4350 powder used for?

H4350 is ideal in the WSM family of calibers (270, 7mm, 30, 325) and is also the standard in such cartridges as the 243 Winchester, 6mm Remington, 270 Winchester, 338 Winchester Magnum and many more. For magnums with light- to moderate-weight bullets, it can’t be beat!

FAQ On Hodgdon Company

  • Who manufactures Hodgdon powder?

The company is now in the hands of J.B. and Bob Hodgdon, the two grade school boys back in the late 1940’s, who worked hand in hand with their father to establish and grow this company. Today, Hodgdon smokeless propellants are developed and manufactured to meet the needs of every reloader.

  • Is Hodgdon and IMR the same?

In 2003, Hodgdon Powder Company acquired the IMR brand bringing these prestigious powders under the umbrella that also includes Hodgdon, Winchester, Accurate, Ramshot, and more. Any gunpowder required by handloaders can be sourced through these brands.

  • Who is the biggest producer of gunpowder?

E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company, commonly referred to as DuPont, is an American conglomerate founded in 1802 as a gunpowder mill by Éleuthère Irénée du Pont. DuPont is one of the world’s largest producers of chemicals and also science-based products.

  • Did Hodgdon buy Alliant?

Hodgdon Powder Company also owns and distributes the GOEX® black powder brand. For 2019, Hodgdon has added Alliant Powder® to the list of smokeless powders and will be distributing this powder to customers. “Powder distribution is our core competency,” said Chris Hodgdon, public and also media relations manager.

  • Is any gunpowder made in the USA?

There are perhaps from fifty to one hundred gunpowder mills in the United States. The principal companies are Du PONT’s, in Delaware; HAZZARD’s, at Enfield, Conn.; LAFLIN, SMITH & BOIES, at Saugerties; the Oriental Gunpowder Company, of Boston, and the Schaghticoke Gunpowder Company, at Schaghticoke.

  • Who brought gunpowder to America?

Washington sent out privateers and Massachusetts Navy ships to intercept British supply ships bringing gunpowder into the colonies. And that was one useful source of gunpowder for America. Another was domestic manufacturing.

FAQ On Smokeless Powder

  • What makes smokeless powder?

Spherical smokeless powder is generally made from nitrocellulose as the base material. The nitrocellulose may be derived from purified cellulose, such as from cotton linters or wood, which is then nitrated by being treated with nitric and sulfuric acids (Olsen 1942. Smokeless powder.

  • Whats the best smokeless powder?

The Best Smokeless Rifle Powder

Many shooters are fans of Hodgdon H4895 and Varget smokeless powder, as well as Accurate 4350 powder. They’re fine choices for a large, diverse set of bullets and cartridges. Another popular candidate for best all-around smokeless rifle powder is IMR 4350 smokeless powder.

  • Is smokeless powder safe?
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Smokeless Powders: Don’t use modern-day smokeless powders in a muzzleloading firearm unless the firearm is designed specifically for its use. Smokeless powders create extremely high pressures and can cause serious injury. Always follow the manufacturers’ recommendations for the powder and also your firearm.

  • What happens if smokeless powder gets wet?

Although burn rate is affected by even fractions of a percent of water, smokeless powder doesn’t become non-explosive until a lot of water is added. Under transport safety regulations, NC based explosives change from “1.3 explosive” to “4.1 flammable solid” at 25% or greater moisture.

  • What are the two types of smokeless powder?
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There are two basic types of modern smokeless gunpowder: single and double base. Single-base smokeless powder is made from nitrocellulose. Double-base smokeless powder is a combination of nitrocellulose and also nitroglycerin.

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