Thanks in advance mcb. Canister Sizes: View All 2400 ® … 23 grains over a WLP primer for range shooting and 23.6 for the woods. With the Lyman/Thompson #431244GC over 20.0 grains of #2400 results in 1,550 fps and a 1-1/2" group with iron sights at 50 yards while the NEI 429.295GC over 21.5 grains of WW296 shoots into the same group size with a muzzle velocity of 1,550 fps. The SAAMI specs call for … Data from Ballistics By The Inch indicates that.44 Remington Magnum gets another 300 fps to 400 fps from an 18-inch barrel compared to the 6-inch barrel of a Model 29, depending on the load. Hornady bullet over 14gr. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, State Agency: Ok, I used to load with accurate #7 using hornady xtp 240 gr jhp. A 240 at 900 is stout enough to be a "real load" but not so heavy that you'll spend more time flinching than aiming. I have only ever loaded 240s in .44 mag. We ping steel with a .300 WinMag at over a mile. The .44 Special (center) was based on a lengthened .44 Russian cartridge (left), while the .44 Remington Magnum (right) is based on a lengthened .44 Special case. 44 Magnum: 1200 ft-lb: 500 S&W Magnum (light) 550 ft-lb: 500 S&W Magnum (full-power) 2000 – 2600 ft-lb: Needless to say, the 500 S&W Magnum packs an amazing punch- pushing 500 grains of lead down range at supersonic speed. The Winchester .350 Legend is a no-nonsense whitetail thumper tailored for rifle hunters in... David Fortier talks with Jeff Hoffman of Black Hills Ammunition about the evolution of the .308 Win. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets. While Federal 150 is rated a bit hotter than CCI 300, it is not rated as hot as CCI 350 and Federal 155. An excellent choice I have found is the Hornady 265 FP which, although originally designed for the .444 Marlin, works just fine in the .44 Magnum be it sixgun or levergun. L9X25. Stick with the Hornady XTP, and a slow burning powder. Do primers make a difference with the new powder? Bruce in WV Post subject: Re: Favorite Accuracy Loads for .44 Mag. Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks, State Agency: Now that both powders are under the Hodgdon umbrella, Reiber willingly confirms that W296 and H110 are indeed the same powder. This ball powder was designed for the.30 Carbine and magnum handgunners have adopted it with good reason. Big bore semiauto or a lever gun? I’ve been a fan of Marlin leverguns for over six decades; ever since I bought a pair of Marlin shooters, a pair of original Model 1894s chambered in .38-40 and .25-20. Turned off: Joined: Sat May 21, 2016 11:28 am Posts: 1076 Location: Shiner, TX I like 10 grains of Unique with Elmer's bullet! H4227 was officially discontinued in 2009, but shipments continued for quite some time until the supply was exhausted. Joined: Jun 29, 2009 Messages: 1,223 Location: Huntsville, AL. Now, my problem is, accurate charts don't list Nosler bullets on their site and Nosler doesn't list accurate powders on theirs. Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife, State Agency: im getting ready to shoot some wild hogs with my 44 magnum rifle. Hodgdon, says load data for IMR 4227 and H4227 are interchangeable, but as it goes with different manufacturing lots of any powder, maximum loads may or may not be the same. Due to the supply problems I've been forced to change up. Top . My Taurus Raging Bull 44 Mag with 8-3/8" barrel likes the 300gr Hornady XTP the best (2.5" groups at 100 yards) and the 180gr Hornady XTPs are extremely accurate in both of my 10mm Auto handguns (Kimber Eclipse Custom II and Glock 20 Gen 4) Seems my 44 shoots just about the same with pretty much any powder I put in it. The .44 Magnum is a powerful revolver cartridge. So I finally snuck out to the range to test out some lighter powder puff 44 mag loads that I plan to use for indoor/winter shooting since we can't shoot jacketed or magnum rounds indoors. Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, State Agency: According to my Redding 10X powder measure, gravimetric density of the two powders is the same. New Jersey Division of Fish & Wildlife, State Agency: It was initially developed to be a more potent load of the .44 S&W Special, its parent cartridge, by Elmer Keith in 1955.. Made largely popular by Clint Eastwood in his 1971 movie “Dirty Harry”, it has enjoyed a well-deserved reputation among law enforcers, hunters and sporting arms enthusiasts. 429360 mold. Get a copy of their booklet and check this powder out. In an attempt to prove me wrong, he contacted Hodgdon and Winchester. Hornady Leverevolution 225gr. data is substantially expanded to include 17 cast and jacketed bullets weighing up to 355 grains. Frank and Tony from Gallery of Guns spice up the Glock test using their non-dominant hands. In 1969, the Marlin 1894 was resurrected and offered in .44 Magnum. I would use 2400, 20 grains under the 240s and 22 grains under the 200s. This load is fast and accurate while also offering very low recoil. Experimenters such as Elmer Keith proved that a heavily loaded .44 Special was very effective on big game. My first article was published in 1967 in the now long-gone magazine called GUNsport. Many people also like it because they can carry a levergun in .44 Mag, which will be soft-shooting and accurate, and then pair that with a .44 Magnum revolver. About 10 years later, Winchester made fresh batches of the same powder available to handloaders as W296. Link to post Share on other sites. I had just started playing with their .44 bullets, and that’s what I used for plinking loads in the .50AE. Examples include 225- to 250-grian cast bullets at 700 to 900 fps, with most being on par with or exceeding .45 ACP power. if the forcing cone is a little deep or raw in you Abilene, the longer wheelbase may shoot tighter. Never saw a real need for anything else. During a visit to the Olin powder factory years ago, I learned that W296 and H110 were the same powder. When loading the slow burners, keep in mind that, as a rule, ignition is more reliable and burn is more complete when they are compressed by a seated bullet. All Reloader Gear. John notes the levergun/sixgun combination still is exceptionally viable. 175 Gr. TenDriver Member. I usually test bullets first in any new pistol to find a projectile that it prefers using a powder generally recognized as suitable for that cartridge and bullet weight. hunting load is a 240gr. i have some 240 grain remington factory ammo, 180 factory ammo, some speer 270 grain gold dot factory ammo.. and a bunch of handloads with H110 and 300 grain XTPs. However, if your interested, my .44 Mag. When the.44 Mag was introduced in 1955, Hercules 2400 and IMR 4227 soon became the most popular powders for.44 Magnum hand-loads. The.44 Mag. Most jacketed bullets will not be a problem unless they are long, heavyweight designs. The 4.5 grain load is accurate in several revolvers. The 300 grain hardcast bullets are also pretty accurate but I like JJ's advice on bullet choices. Alabama Department of Conservation & Natural Resources. i think my … All Rights Reserved. John Wayne and Lever-Action, American! A military-surplus powder produced by Hercules during the war for the .30 Carbine called H240 was a bit quicker burning than 2400, but it delivered higher velocities and burned cleaner. The last .44 Magnum gun on my list is a bit of a specialty item. A database of .44 Remington Magnum handloads. Mag primer.44 Mag case Sierra 240 JHC 22.5-24/H110 or 296 Mag primer.44 Mag case. Min Charge Max Charge Optimal Charge Bullet Make Bullet Type The first bullet I loaded in the .44 Magnum was the Lyman No. Burned Out; Classifieds; 2,377 posts; Gender: Male; Location: Tampa, Florida; Share; Posted February 2, 2007. I have pissed off a neighbor when I shot a 2" group @ 100 yards with a 245 gr Keith SWC load with my Ruger SBH 7.5" VS … For maximum velocity in .44 Mag ammo reloads, slow-burning powders are recommended. My full house .44 load is a 240 gr Lee SWC w/ a gas check, sitting atop the Winchester book load of 296. |   Never saw a real need for anything else. All excellent hunting loads. To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine. To view this Reloading Guide in a PDF format, click the red button below. But is the new powder the same as W296/H110? 175 Gr. In fact this bullet is so accurate it was my choice for long-range silhouetting back in the 1980s and ’90s. Top. I do load up some 300gr XTP Mag loads for hogs also. Winchester powders were - and still are - also made there. Not sure if it's typical or not but I've had my best accuracy not trying to push top velocity with a couple of different 44's. Moreover, handloaders are cautioned against using less powder than the starting charge shown in reloading manuals. I think I only tried the starting book load of AA#9 in the .50. 44 Special cases will give lower velocity spreads than magnum cases with light loads. Currently I have accurate #9(I'm a fan of accurate powder) and got my hands on Nosler 240 gr jhp. As soon as Ruger wakes up and offers a 5.5" stainless .44 magnum Super Blackhawk Bisley (essentially the exact same gun as I already have in .45 … The limiting factor of the .44 Magnum cartridge is not terminal ballistics. To accomplish this with the 336 .44 Magnum, I sent it off to my now-late friend gunsmith Keith DeHart to have the barrel cut to 18-1/2" and the overly abundant forearm and butt stock, both made of too much quality walnut, slimmed down. Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources, State Agency: Keith Feeley of Tactical Solutions sat down with Michael Bane at SHOT Show 2018 to talk about the new X-Ring Takedown SBR .22LR rifle. I have used 10.0 gr. I handload my Ruger redhawk 44,in a 7 1/2 bbl; Handi rifle in 444 and 44 mag, all with 240gr, XTP. Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism, State Agency: All the top-end reloading data with pressure-tested data shows.44 Magnum loads maxing out at 35,000 psi (or 38,000 CUP). We look at the futuristic .450 Bushmaster and how it compares to the tried and true .45-70. However, these days I slip on a very thick rubber pad just because. With jacketed bullets I mostly use Unique, Universal, #2400, #4227, H110 and WW296 with standard primers in the first three and Magnum primers thereafter. It handles all 2-1/2-inch, ½-oz. I find TightGroup equal to Bullseye, These loads are TightGroup in Special brass in a 5 1/2 inch 629 with 429421. The .44 Magnum is a powerful revolver cartridge. LOAD GUIDE FOR RIFLE AND HANDGUN EDITION 3.5 INCLUDES: • The most up-to-date and comprehensive 223 Rem data available • New data for: 30 AR, 30 T/C, and 6mmx45 PO B o x 158 • M iles C i t y, M o n tana 59301 RELOADING POWDERS Gun Care Products Other superior products Over the ensuing years I have read millions of words and also written several million words. Don't whimp out on us! But ambient temperature during my chronograph session was 82 degrees. hard cast bullet over 22.5 grains of #2400 for around 1,400 fps or more. His is a Lyman 429421 Keith bullet over a load of 2400: he had to do some 'sperimentin' as he found best accuracy within a window of only about 1/2 gr in his gun, somewhere about 1/2 to 1 gr below the Alliant book max, if memory serves. It was initially developed to be a more potent load of the .44 S&W Special, its parent cartridge, by Elmer Keith in 1955.. Made largely popular by Clint Eastwood in his 1971 movie “Dirty Harry”, it has enjoyed a well-deserved reputation among law enforcers, hunters and sporting arms enthusiasts. The .44 Special is based on the black-powder .44 Russian case that earned a superb accuracy reputation in domestic and international target competition. However, it’s not needed on a daily basis. However, I’ve never had any problems with the M336 action and .44 Magnum cartridges. Any loads destined to be used in a lever gun should first have several dummies made up and checked for feeding through the action and chambering. It is also a bullet which, due to the placement of the crimping groove, works in every .44 Magnum levergun of my experience. He went on to say: “One-caliber rifle-pistol duos are a Western tradition, handed down from the days when ammo counters were few and far between.” Little did I know I would not only meet John in the future but we’d also become good friends. pretty much all the 'magnum' powders listed for the .44 mag are suited to the longer barrel. It also had better sights and proved to be a bit more accurate as well. A recent article in the September 'RIFLE Sporting Firearms Journal' outlined potential poor accuracy with modern .44 Magnum leverguns and their outdated 1:38" rifling twist that comes from the old days when .44-40 caliber Winchesters and Marlins shot blackpowder-propelled 200 grain lead bullets. To maximize performance, the ballistics experts at Hodgdon Powder Co., Inc. have developed a comprehensive Reloading Guide to provide handloaders with current data for Accurate Powders. Posted February 2, 2007. When I started loading for the .44 Magnum, carbide sizing dies had not yet arrived. In the 1960s, the Marlin 336, a long-time deer hunter’s favorite offered in .30-30 and .35 Remington, was brought forth as the sixgunner’s companion in .44 Magnum. 23 grains over a WLP primer for range shooting and 23.6 for the woods. Coloration differs a bit, but otherwise the flattened balls of propellant appear quite similar in diameter mix. His is a Lyman 429421 Keith bullet over a load of 2400: he had to do some 'sperimentin' as he found best accuracy within a window of only about 1/2 gr in his gun, somewhere about 1/2 to 1 gr below the Alliant book max, if memory serves. For 240- and 300-grain jacketed bullets, the latest Hodgdon Annual Manual shows only 1.0-grain difference between starting and maximum charges of W296/H110. It was notable as the first magazine ever dedicated to articles on firearms, and it led the way as over the next few years three more purely gun magazines arrived. Outta my 629 I get the most accurate results using H110/W296 with the true "magnum" loads. Based on my limited experience with it, I will have to say it is likely built to slightly different specifications, but the two powders are darned close in performance. I would use 2400, 20 grains under the 240s and 22 grains under the 200s. The most accurate loads from my 44 Magnum Mountain Gun are the 240s, whether jacketed HPs, softnoses or hardcast over charges of 296/H110 or 2400. All Palmetto Reloading Gear/Accessories! The accuracy of the .44 Magnum is very good, with models from Colt, Smith & Wesson, and Ruger producing bullet groups of 3 to 4 inches (7.6 to 10.2 centimetres) at 50 yards (46 m), with most ammunition. pretty much all the 'magnum' powders listed for the.44 mag are suited to the longer barrel. Faster-burning powders are better for practice loads in the .44 Magnum, but for maximum velocities, the slowpokes get the nod. The old ones still keep on working. Unique loads for 44 magnum looking for a window using Unique and a 265 gr Keith style boolit thanks ... but MAG loads are full house all the way, baby!!!!! Then there is the matter of primer suitability. Posted: Sun Apr 02, 2017 8:59 pm . For a while .44 Magnum cases were not easy to come by, so the only shooter I knew who owned a revolver chambered for it at the time mostly used .44 Special cases. In the foolish time of life known as teenage I let both guns slip through my hands. During the early 1960s, Hodgdon introduced H110, a military-surplus powder developed by Olin/Winchester during World War II for the .30 Carbine. The result is an even-easier and faster handling big bore carbine. In addition, H110 is “the” choice for 410-bore shotgun, especially among top competitive skeet and sporting clays shooters. comprises a half-dozen mostly flatpoint or semiwadcutter cast bullets weighing from 165 to 240 grains. When the supply of surplus powder ran out during the 1960s, Hodgdon turned to Nobel of Scotland for a fresh supply made to the same specifications. Muzzle flash from Lil'Gun in the 4.63-inch barrel was something to behold, and Power Pro 300-MP was close behind. The same applies to Accurate 4100 and Enforcer powders. handloader with current data for reloading Accurate powders. Mikey. Quite a collection: John has been loading the .44 Magnum using #2400 for over 60 years. Accurate 5744 is a perfect choice for larger, straight-walled pistol cartridges such as the .45 Colt. Purchase A PDF Download Of The GUNS Magazine October 2020 Issue Now! The.44 Special is an often-overlooked cartridge that offers some serious benefits. This was, and continues to be, a most excellent and powerful load. I prefer to use Bullseye or Red Dot with 200 gr cast bullets in the 44 magnum for velocities in the 800 - 1000 fps range. The .44 Magnum levergun takes over where the .357 Magnum levergun leaves off, able to handle a few heavier chores. I have burned enough of the slow burners through the years to already know that any good revolver will shoot good bullets inside 4 inches at 50 yards with either of them, and some will beat that by an inch or so. Keith’s standard load for the.44 Magnum was his 250 to 260-gr. Over the past 50+ years a lot of .44 long guns have come and gone, however this Marlin 336 remains a favorite. Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department, State Agency: Its charge weight to velocity ratio varies as bullet weight and barrel length vary. Keith pestered the ammo companies to bring out heavier .44 Special loads, but there was a fear that such powerful loads would blow up an older, weaker revolver. Hodgdon's load data for the.44 Spl. As the chart shows, there were no appreciable differences in velocity when the standard CCI 300 and the magnum CCI 350 primers were used. Minnesota Deptartment of Natural Resources, State Agency: Post subject: Re: Favorite Accuracy Loads for .44 Mag. My handgun load and rifle load has settled on the 180gr Sierra JHC over a Speer #8 Manual charge of H110/WW296. Palmettostatearmory. Powder Bul Weight C.O.L. With its 20" barrel, full magazine tube and straight-gripped stock, it was the near-perfect woods carbine. That plant, by the way, continues to produce tons of spherical powder each year, but it is now called St. Marks Powder and is owned by General Dynamics. 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The Special case was lengthened from .97 inch to 1.16 inches and originally loaded with black powder, receiving 3 grains more than the Russian cartridge for a boost in velocity. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, State Agency: It was - and still is - a great choice for reduced-recoil .44 Magnum practice loads. Keith pestered the ammo companies to bring out heavier .44 Special loads, but there was a fear that such powerful loads would blow up an older, weaker revolver. The .44 Special is based on the black-powder .44 Russian case that earned a superb accuracy reputation in … 44 Remington Magnum Powder Minimum Maximum Charge (grains) Velocity (fps) Charge (grains) Velocity (fps) A-No .7 13.8 1207 15.3 1337 True Blue 10.4 1144 11.6 1248 Blue Dot 12.2 1206 … You can learn to shoot a revolver accurately with such loads. Silhouette shooters claim it is the most accurate 44 powder they have ever used. A savvy handloader can certainly develop loads that address that problem, but the .32 Magnum does not suffer from this malady. Not for hunting but for target shooting, so velocity is not a concern, nor is bullet construction. Outta my 629 I get the most accurate results using H110/W296 with the true "magnum" loads. A number of rifles and carbines in the Henry Big Boy series are offered in .44 Magnum (most actually, and plenty in .357 Magnum and .45 Colt as well) so there are a number to choose from.. A good starting point is the Big Boy Classic (that’s the Golden Boy, above) , with Henry’s signature brass receiver and octagonal 20-inch barrel. Well, at least there weren’t any in bygone days! This is a common combination for hunters in heavy brush, as well as in certain cowboy action shooting competitions. Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection, State Agency: Sometimes Power Pro 300-MP seems a bit slower burning than W296/H110, but at other times it appears a tad faster. South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks, State Agency: Velocity comparisons were my objective during this project, so I did not shoot for accuracy. Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, State Agency: 44 loads globemountain: I agree with JJHACK here. ISS Prop House gives us the rundown on the guns used in Enemy at the Gate. I reviewed the Ruger Super Blackhawk Hunter here last year. Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife, State Agency: Michigan Deptartment of Natural Resources, State Agency: Legendary for its performance in .44 magnum and other magnum pistol loads. The answer to the question of whether or not velocities with the two types of primers will be as close during extremely cold weather will have to wait until winter. Just as with most .44 Magnum levergun loads my powders of choice for full-house loads are #2400, H110 and WW296. At least in my hands, it’s more accurate in the iron-sighted Winchester than the scope-sighted Marlin. If you plan on hunting with .44 mag in a lever-action rifle, this is the … Steve Following the release of the AR9 PCC, a 9mm AR-style Pistol Caliber Carbine designed by CK Arms, MPA has launched the DS9 Hybrid series of double-stack... Prize package includes: SIG SAUER P365, 1791 Gunleather’s Ultra Custom Holster and COMPACT pocket-sized PepperBall launcher. A military-surplus powder produced by Hercules during the war for the.30 Carbine called H240 was a bit quicker burning than 2400, but it delivered higher velocities and burned cleaner. I had a Henry big boy for years and this is what it shot best. Pennsylvania Game Commission, State Agency: Idaho Department of Fish & Game, State Agency: All Shooting Times subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. And, after all this time, with everything I’ve read and everything I’ve written, there is one line that stands out and I consider the best words ever written — at least for those things I’m primarily interested in. I'm using X-treme plated 240 gr RN bullets 5.8 gr 231 ~1.610" COL WLP Primers Light crimp, just enough to keep the bullets from being pushed into the case by hand. This action, being shorter, is felt to be better suited to sixgun cartridges than the .30-30 length 336 action. Midway 44 mag Loadmap Accurate Arms Web Load data for AA#9 Thanks in advance. Nevada Department of Wildlife, State Agency: I get pinpoint accuracy and the recoil doesn't make me flinch after 50 rounds. The current Winchester Model 1892 and the Ruger Model 77/44 are capable of shooting inside 2 inches at 50 yards. Accurate #9 Experience in 44 Mag? When the .44 Mag was introduced in 1955, Hercules 2400 and IMR 4227 soon became the most popular powders for .44 Magnum hand-loads. State Agency: *Most Accurate Load C Compressed Load 1. JSP over 22.0 grains of #2400 yields 1,672 fps and a 7/8″ group. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. I picked up a pound yesterday for a reasonable price. Match bullet. Actually, I also like Elmer Keith's old load using a 250 grain hardcast bullet over 2400 powder. The Lyman reloading manual on my loading bench listed 23.0 grains of 2400 as maximum for a velocity of 1,460 fps. All excellent hunting loads. This guide is not intended to be a reloading textbook, but rather a list of recommended loads for Accurate powders. After a while, however, even the most recoil-tough shooter looks forward to toning things down a bit. Groups are for three shots at 50 yards with a 4X scope in place — Hornady 240 XTP over 24.5 grains of WW296 clocks out at 1,728 fps with a 5/8″ group; Hornady 240 XTP, 22.0 grains of #2400, 1,696 fps and 1-1/4″; Hornady 265 XTP, 23.0 grains of WW296, 1,621 fps, 1-1/2″; Speer 240 JHP, 24.5 grains of WW296, 1,681 fps, 3/4″; and Speer 240-gr. Henry USA, of course, also makes a few. When Hodgdon's supply of war-surplus powder was exhausted, the company turned to the Olin Corporation Powder Operations in St. Marks, Florida, where it was still being made. Maryland Department of Natural Resources, State Agency: fordwannabe Advanced Levergunner … Match, Tactical Solutions Introduces New X-Ring Takedown SBR Rifle. Mississippi Deptartment of Wildlife, Fisheries & Parks, State Agency: I used Accurate 1680, but not sure if it is still available. Alaska Department of Fish & Game, State Agency: Shot several deer with the 444 marlin, bullets performs great. Midway 44 mag Loadmap Accurate Arms Web Load data for AA#9 Thanks in advance. The single best powder for full.44 loads is WW296/H110 or other surplus equivalent. Then we have Alliant Power Pro 300-MP. 3.7 grains 560fps, 4.0 grains 623 fps, 4.5 grains 660 fps. 800x. While the .32 H&R Magnum doesn't get the attention it deserves, plenty of handloading... Handloading the .38 WCF is a bit more involved than handloading for other cartridges, but... Give a Gift   In a long barrel like that I'd start with a light load and begin experimenting. Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife Resources, State Agency: In 1969, the Marlin 1894 was resurrected and offered in .44 Magnum. Wyoming Game & Fish Department, State Agency: I had a Henry big boy for years and this is what it shot best. 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