Winchester is licensed to Hodgdon Powder Company Inc.
What kind of powder does Winchester use?
Winchester Super Field is a ball powder, the propellant of choice for Winchester 20-gauge AA Target loads. WSF is an ideal choice to maximize velocities in 12-gauge 1-1/8-ounce and 1-1/4-ounce loads. Super Field also performs well in 9MM, 38 Super and 40 S&W pistol loads.
Where is Winchester powder manufactured?
Today, Hodgdon Powder Company has Winchester Smokeless Propellants manufactured under license at the St. Marks plant on the Florida gulf coast.
Who makes Hodgdon gunpowder?
Hodgdon Powder Company
|Industry||Manufacturer of ammunition components|
|Headquarters||6430 Vista Drive, Shawnee, Kansas 66218|
|Key people||Bruce E. Hodgdon, founder; J.B. Hodgdon; Bob Hodgdon|
|Products||smokeless powders; black powder and black powder substitutes|
Is Hodgdon Powder Made in Australia?
Hodgdon H4350 was one of the powders that Bruce Hodgdon began his business on back in 1946, H4350 began distribution in 1949. Current production H4350 is made in Australia by Australian Defense Industries.
What powder does Winchester use in 9mm?
Winchester 231 is a ball powder, one of the most popular handgun propellants in history. It is ideally suited to 38 Special, 45 Auto, and 9mm standard loads. Consistency, clean burning, low flash, and a broad range of applications make this powder a choice for any handgun cartridge loader. Available in 1 lb., 4lb.
What type of powder does Winchester use in factory loads?
Its high loading density provides optimal velocity. 296 is also the powder type used by Winchester for factory loaded 410 bore AA loads.
Who makes the most gun powder?
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.
Is Hodgdon and IMR the same?
They are NOT the same. IMR rifle powders (8208 XBR aside) are manufactured by General Dynamics in Canada. Hodgdon extruded grades (plus IMR-8208 XBR) are manufacured by ADI / Thales in Australia. Hodgdon does the marketing, pressure etc testing and distribution for both.
Does Hodgdon own Winchester?
About Hodgdon Powder Company
The company distributes gunpowder under the Hodgdon®, IMR®, Winchester®, Goex® and VihtaVuori® brands.
Is Hodgdon Powder out of business?
Q: Is Hodgdon still in business? A: Yes, Hodgdon has been in business (and family owned) for over 70 years. We are here for the long haul and are doing everything we can to supply our powders to handloaders.
Is AR2209 the same as H4350?
AR2209 is H4350, is IMR4350, is AA4350…all the same powder, made in the same plant, packaged in different containers.
Who manufactures IMR powder?
Hodgdon purchased IMR® Powder Company in October 2003. IMR legendary powders have been the mainstay of numerous handloaders for almost 100 years. IMR powders continue to be manufactured in the same plant and with the same exacting performance criteria and quality assurance standards that shooters have come to expect.
Who makes H4350 powder?
H4350 is an extruded propellant in our Extreme series that has been one of our most popular powders with shooters for decades. During that time, Hodgdon has modernized H4350 by shortening the grains for improved metering and making it insensitive to hot and cold temperatures.
Who owns accurate powder?
About Hodgdon Powder Company, Inc.
The company distributes propellants under the Hodgdon®, IMR®, Winchester®, Ramshot®, Accurate®, Pyrodex®, Triple Seven®, Blackhorn 209® and GOEX® brands.
What are Hodgdon extreme powders?
H1000, Retumbo and H50BMG: Rounding out the series of Hodgdon Extreme powders is a trio of very slow-burning powders, suitable for the fastest cartridges yet developed. H1000, Retumbo and H50BMG all develop fantastic velocities.