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#4208854 - 07/01/10 05:22 AM Best powder for reloading 375 H&H?
maddog Offline
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Boys, I'm going to start reloading for the 375 in the near future, and am getting the neccesary supplies gathered up.

I'm going to use hornady brass, fed. 215M primers, and a variety of 300 gr. soft/solid bullets. Which powder should I start with? I want the loads around 2400 fps., and I don't want to use a compressed load. I have always liked Hogdon powders, and contemplated H4350 or H4895. For those of you already reloading the 375 are there better poders to look at?

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#4208968 - 07/01/10 06:06 AM Re: Best powder for reloading 375 H&H? [Re: maddog]
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i'm running H4895 and RE 15 in my .375 AI.
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#4208997 - 07/01/10 06:23 AM Re: Best powder for reloading 375 H&H? [Re: toad]
Mark R Dobrenski Offline
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R15 or H4350 is my two for my 375 Wby

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#4209105 - 07/01/10 07:06 AM Re: Best powder for reloading 375 H&H? [Re: Mark R Dobrenski]
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Those would be my first two choices as well, H4350 for 300's and RL-15 for anything lighter. Though good old IMR4895 will also do quite well with bullets in the 270-grain range.
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#4209180 - 07/01/10 07:27 AM Re: Best powder for reloading 375 H&H? [Re: Mule Deer]
Savuti Offline
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Yeah, what he said. ^^^^^^^


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#4209188 - 07/01/10 07:29 AM Re: Best powder for reloading 375 H&H? [Re: Savuti]
AZ Southpaw Offline
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Never loaded 300s, but RL15 did superbly for me in 235 and 270gr bullets.

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#4209243 - 07/01/10 07:44 AM Re: Best powder for reloading 375 H&H? [Re: AZ Southpaw]
UtahLefty Offline
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I've had such good results with RL-15 (even with 300gr bullets) that I've simply not tried anything else.

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#4209740 - 07/01/10 11:11 AM Re: Best powder for reloading 375 H&H? [Re: UtahLefty]
jmp300wsm Offline
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+1 with RE 15. I has been very accurate with everything I have tried out of my 375 H&H.
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#4210255 - 07/01/10 03:03 PM Re: Best powder for reloading 375 H&H? [Re: jmp300wsm]
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#4210794 - 07/01/10 06:11 PM Re: Best powder for reloading 375 H&H? [Re: jorgeI]
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