Sometimes significantly so. Bruce “B.E.” Hodgdon was the first to introduce this popular propellant in 1950 and, since that time, it has become a favorite for cartridges like the 270 Winchester, 25-06 Remington, 280 Remington and 300 Winchester Magnum. History. Keep up-to-date on new products, That is a dandy load, and shoudl push 2900fps+. I believe it is only a couple bucks more but allegedly a better powder. As an Extreme Extruded propellant, it shares the fine quality of insensitivity to hot and cold temperatures, as well as superb uniformity from lot to lot. NICE! 280 Rem: RATING : 10: LEAD SIZE : 140: POWDER TYPE : Reloader - 19 (RL-19: POWDER AMOUNT : 57 grains (Max Load!) I have not expierienced this to so much degree in other calibers I load for. Bruce “B.E.” Hodgdon was the first to introduce this popular propellant in 1950 and, since that time, it has become a favorite for cartridges like the 270 Winchester, 25-06 Remington, 280 Remington and 300 Winchester Magnum. Having been released 32 years after the .270 Winchester, it had somewhat unspectacular sales. My next 280 will wear a 24" tube. With 150-162 grain bullets, IMR7828 gave by far the highest velocities, but again H4831 S/C was the best all-around performer. Here's this years blacktail buck taken with JB's pet load. It was really consistent shot really good under 1/2" with 56g. Since that time it has become a favorite for cartridges like the 270 Winchester, 25-06 Remington, 280 Remington and 300 Winchester Magnum. H-4350 is faster and it's the 'go-to' powder in the 260 Rem. 6.8 Remington SPC Load Data; 27 Nosler Load Data; 270 Winchester Load Data; 270 Winchester Short Magnum (WSM) Load Data; 270 Weatherby Magnum Load Data; 7mm Mauser (7×57) Load Data; 7mm-08 Remington Load Data; 284 Winchester Load Data; 280 Remington Load Data; 7mm Rem Short Action Ultra Magnum Load Data; 280 Ackley Improved Load Data It shot almost as good under 3/4". Discussion Starter • #1 • Jan 10, 2017 (Edited) I'm just starting to load for my rifle(260 rem). For H4831SC, this Extreme extruded powder is the exact ballistic copy of H4831. 7mm-08 Remington 280 Remington 7mm Winchester Short Magnum 7mm Remington Magnum 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum 28 Nosler. H4831 worked real well as far as accuracy with 150's. It is probably safe to say more big game has been taken with H4831 than any other powder. Vihtavuori claims it to be a touch slower than N160, and its known to be even better than N160, though I have no experience with it. Also, the throat on my gun is short. All these loads were with 140 NP's. Ok so the deed is done and the rifle chambered ;D. Have fire formed 6 cases, three for proofing and three to check feeding from the magazine which is did fine ;D. Oh the action is a 1968 BSA Monarch 1st pattern (with the integral dovetails for scope mounts) the barrel was a new BSA Hammer Forged CF2 one originally in 7x64 not chambered for the .280 Rem AI and worked out at 23" long. Lots more bullets today but that powder makes the 280 talk. I’ve had very good luck with Reloder 25 and IMR 7828 as well. Bruce Hodgdon was the first supplier to introduce this popular burning rate in 1950. IMHO, the .280 Remington makes better use of the age-old reliable .30-'06's case capacity in a manner not unlike the way the .260 does with the .308's. I had a lot I worked up my loads with, then switched and everything was 150fps less. It lists 52.7gr as max for H4350 and 53.7gr as max for IMR 4350. I wanted to get an idea of each bullet weight for RL 26 Ruger No 1-A 22" barrel Norma brass Rem primer Temp 60 degrees Pro Chrono set up at 10' from muzzle All bullets were .005 off the lands I fired two shots for each bullet weight. I suggest that the recent improvement in LR capable 7mm projectiles is underutilized by the LR fraternity, and that the .280 Remington's potential in this area is largely unrecognized. 1:9" twist. I think what kneault65 is talking about is the fact that the .280 was downloaded when it was first introduced. Copyright © 2000-2020 24hourcampfire.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved. I am relativly new to the 280. H4831 S/C is about 50 fps slower, but usually more accurate. Your velocity #'s are pretty similar to what I am getting. I would think the N160 or N560 would be the cats meow in a .338WinMag with 200-225s. Swapped the scope for a 3.5-10x40 vxiii in talley light wieghts. I have tried h4831 sc. Because the .280 can generate impressive velocities and still maintain good accuracy, it is one of our primary cartridges for 7mm production testing. Available in 1 lb. An extruded powder in Hodgdon’s Extreme series, it is probably safe to say more big-game animals have been taken by handloaders with H4831 than any other powder. Since that time it has become a favorite for cartridges like the 270 Winchester, 25-06 Remington, 280 Remington and 300 Winchester Magnum. Notable post-war wildcats such as the This load has actually tighten up a little with Nosler brass. H4831 worked real well as far as accuracy with 150's. I use H-4831sc in my 338LM loads and some 7RM loads. Physically, it has a shorter grain size which earned it the “SC” designation for “short cut.” The shorter, more compact kernels allow the powder to flow through the powder measures more smoothly, helping to alleviate the constant cutting of granules. Remington introduced the excellent .280 Remington in 1957, but it was poorly promoted, loaded to lower velocities than its full potential and had to compete with the well-established .270 Winchester. It is probably safe to say more big game has been taken with H4831 than any other powder. I weighed empty cases from both lots and sure enough the new lot weighed considerably less, so had to adjust charges. Actually, 4831sc is my #1 choice in the 338LM, shooting the 250s. 280 Rem 175 Grain; 280 Ackley Improved. 280 Ack Imp 120 Grain; 280 Ack Imp 140 Grain; 280 Ack Imp 150 Grain; 280 Ack Imp 160 Grain; 280 Ack Imp 168 Grain; 280 Ack Imp 175 Grain; 284 Winchester. 24" barrel. Sounds familiar huh. I have also tried IMR4350 and IMR4831 but they did not fare as well as the above mentioned powders. H4831 and 150 Partitions are sweet loving in a 280. A solid round for big game hunting. If you can, get you the N560. I have also tried IMR4350 and IMR4831 but they did not fare as well as the above mentioned powders. The .280 began as a 7mm/06 wildcat, with some minor modifications. Bedded, recrowned, trigger worked. Great let us know how the accuracy is. Elite Hunter; 6.5mm: 6.5 Creedmoor 260 Remington 6.5 X 55 Swedish Mauser 6.5-284 Norma 26 Nosler. I originally looked for N560 but was unable to find it, though I haven't looked that hard. I bet Basspro or Cabelas carry it. I have my eye on a 2lb bottle at Sportsman's Warehouse. It provides top performance in big game cartridges such as 25-06, 280 Remington and 300 Winchester Magnum. Is that a 24" CDL, or a 22" Mtn Rifle? It's a CDL spitting 2960 by my chrony. In my 280 ackley shooting 162 A-Max. The .280 Remington debuted in 1957, but unfortunately it came along a few decades too late to become a monster hit because the .30-06 and .270 Winchester had running head starts. Magnum primers work well with these propellants. Most book loads in … An extruded powder in Hodgdon’s Extreme series, it is probably safe to say more big-game animals have been taken by handloaders with H4831 than any other powder. 78 Posts . Chris Bruce Hodgdon was the first supplier to introduce this popular burning rate in 1950. This powder is comparable to Hodgdon H4831. As it is a hunting rifle, stopped shooting regularly after getting load that I was happy with. It shot under an inch out of my 22 inch barrel Rem Mtn Rifle. /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/HODGDON_LOGO_DARK.png, https://hodgdon.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/h4831_1_lb.jpg. [quote=SU35]My results from testing RL 26 in the 280 Rem. The .280 Remington is essentially the .30/06 necked down to 7mm with some slight dimensional differences, the most important of these that the shoulder is moved slightly forward so the .280 will not chamber in the .270. When loading .280 ammunition for use in pump action or autoloading rifles it is best to stick with the lighter loads. FWIW I just checked and have Hornady's fifth edition. @2750fps. Thank you for sharing Hodgdon Reloading data. Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3. I bedded it and tweaked the trigger. Bruce Hodgdon was the first supplier to introduce this popular burning rate in 1950. I got you.....I should have said above 65K in any gun. Although the 280 Remington was derived from the .30-06 case, it has a slightly different shoulder location and will not chamber in either .30-06 or 270 Winchester rifles. Most bullets I can not load to SAAMI max length. But 40 years ago I had a brief affair with the .280 and used 56.0grs H4831 w/140gr Nosler Partition in Remington cases to good effect. I just loaded some up the other day over some VV-N160. The .280 is not a new design (appearing in wildcat form at the end of WWII) but did not become a factory round until 1957. Not the 280 rem, but I am using rl 26 in my 280ai with 160 gr accubond. Face it, you can get just about any powder to work in any cartridge, if you spend enough time experimenting and have the weapons to blow up, when you err. containers. Have an older Remington 700 stamped 280 Remington. 280 Remington 150 Grain ... h4831 sC 52.5 2595 57.2 2845 101% imr 7828 ssC 53.5 2640 58.5 2919 101% Viht n560 54.0 2661 59.1 2940 103% nOrmA mrP 54.5 2689 59.5 2961 101% re-26 56.5 2750 61.0 2997 101% AA mAgPrO 57.0 2665 61.8 2929 103% We recommend using G7 BC to achieve the most Can't beat that on deer sized game! The .280 Remington, also known as the 7mm-06 Remington and 7mm Express Remington, was introduced in 1957 for the Remington model 740, 760, 721, and 725 rifles. One anomaly I found is difference in cases between lots in Remington brass. 2950ish+ seems to be the sweet spot for speed with 140's that I have messed with in a 24" barrel IMR 7977 has the slowest burn rate among the Enduron Technology powders. Agree with Montana Man on bullets and powder; went through the same drill with components back when RL22 had first come out (I forget the year)and I got best accuracy and velocity with RL22 and te 140 Partition. Use a similar load in both my 7-06 AI's, with results that I am satisfied with. If your 280 acts like it likes the 4350 and you can get your hands on some RL17 I would try that also. In my expierience w/ a 280 Rem 700 Mtn Rifle, 22" barrel; RL-19 gave best velocity and accuracy w/ 140's, H4350 gave good accuarcy, but less velocity in 140's. Its showed great promise with 139 Interbonds. Good post. My new micky mt rifle stock showed up last week from Rick, no picks of it right now. I tried 56.5g of R-22 @. 7mm: 7mm-08 Remington 280 Remington 7mm Winchester Short Magnum 7mm Remington Magnum 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum Hoser Feb 2, 2019 My next 280 will wear a 24" tube. Hodgdon H4831 1lb Reloading PowderIt is probably safe to say more big game has been taken with H4831 than any other powder. Both are available now at Midway. It's also much more consistent, accuracy and especially velocity wise, at widely varying temperatures. The only disadvantage of the .280 Remington, in comparison to the parent .30-06 cartridge, is that for large heavily muscled animals the .30-06 user has a choice of 180 to 240 grain projectiles of both soft or heavy construction. It was brought out for the 7400 Remington auto rifle, so it was anemic at first. Since that time it has become a favorite for cartridges like the 270 Winchester, 25-06 Remington, 280 Remington and 300 Winchester Magnum. If I get some time on a day where the wind aint kickin' up 20+mph, I will go shoot it and post some pics. and 8 lb. Bruce “B.E.” Hodgdon was the first to introduce this popular propellant in 1950 and, since that time, it has become a favorite for cartridges like the 270 Winchester, 25-06 Remington, 280 Remington and 300 Winchester Magnum. any more and the primers would flaten. In my expierience w/ a 280 Rem 700 Mtn Rifle, 22" barrel; RL-19 gave best velocity and accuracy w/ 140's, H4350 gave good accuarcy, but less velocity in 140's. Nosler Partition, I seem to recall using H4831 at 56.5 grs., Rem brass for just under 2700 fps. My brother had a browning 280 that loved H4831. The 280 Remington is a fine shooter with almost all bullet weights. I am very happy with results Sent from my SM-G900V using Tapatalk For some reason the 160 is the only one they can keep in stock, they have not had any other in stock for quite a while now. Relatively slow burning powders such as IMR 4350, IMR 4831, H4350, H4831, and RL 19 are useful for a wide range of bullet weights in the .280 Remington. Back when I shot the 160 gr. 284 Win 120 Grain; 284 Win 140 Grain; 284 Win 150 Grain; 284 Win 160 Grain; 284 Win 175 Grain; 7mm Remington Magnum. I got one just like it. H4831SC is an Extreme extruded powder and the exact ballistic copy of H4831. 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