Is cfe 223 any good?

Asked by: Mrs. Mariela Kling DDS
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While it meters well, we wanted precisely equal powder charges for each round for this testing, so all powder charges were weighed using an RCBS Chargemaster 1500 dispensing scale. ... CFE223 yields top velocities and accuracy in many popular rifle cartridges, including the 17 Rem., 204 Ruger, .

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Keeping this in mind, Is CFE 223 temp sensitive?

CFE 223 has no temperature stability.

Similarly, What is CFE 223 powder used for?. CFE 223 contains our Copper Fouling Eraser ingredient, originally used in military propellant, which greatly deters copper fouling and contributes to longer periods of top accuracy with less barrel cleaning time.

Similarly, it is asked, What is CFE black Good For?

It provides full function in modern sporting rifles throughout a range of bullet weights and is perfect for subsonic loads. In addition to being outstanding in the 300 Blackout, it performs well in many smaller capacity cartridges such as the 17 Hornet, 17 Ackley Hornet, 218 Bee, 221 Fireball and many more.

What is CFE black?

Hodgdon CFE BLK is a spherical powder that was originally developed for subsonic 300 Blackout loads. This excellent rifle propellant utilizes the Hodgdon CFE formula, Copper Fouling Eraser, virtually eliminating copper fouling, clean burning and minimal muzzle flash.

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Who makes CFE blk?

New for 2017, Hodgdon CFE BLK (; $24.99/lb.) fills this long standing gap. Piggybacking off the success of the both its CFE223 and the CFE Pistol powders, Hodgdon decided to keep the properties that made these powders a hit and expand the line to accommodate this tactical favorite.

What type of powder is benchmark?

As the name implies, this Extreme Extruded propellant was developed for precision cartridges. As such, it is ideally suited for benchrest and small varmint cartridges like the 6mm PPC, 22 PPC, 6mm BR, 223 Rem. and 222 Rem.

What type of powder is IMR 4064?

IMR 4064 is a medium-range burn speed powder and is one of the most versatile propellant in the IMR line, used for 223 Remington, 22-250 Remington, 220 Swift, 6mm Remington, 243 Winchester Super Short Magnum, 308 Winchester, 338 Winchester Magnum, and the list goes on and on. Versatility with uniformity and accuracy.

What powder is used in Hornady LEVERevolution?

Thanks to popular demand, Hodgdon® is now making its famous spherical propellant available for shooters everywhere. Hodgdon LEVERevolution® is the exact same spherical propellant that's used in Hornady® factory ammunition.

What type of powder is H335?

Hodgdon H335 Smokeless Powder is a flattened ball type powder that meters very well. Originally, Hodgdon H335 Smokeless Powder was used to load the military's 5.56 NATO ammo, but now it is very popular for the .

What is Hodgdon 223 powder?

Hodgdon Powder has introduced a new spherical (ball) powder called CFE™223. Hodgdon claims that this new powder “greatly deters copper fouling” compared to other propellants. Originally developed for U.S. rapid-fire military systems, CFE™223 incorporates a proprietary chemistry named “Copper Fouling Eraser”.

Is Tac temperature sensitive?

Most of our powders are not insensitive, and will show some effect at hot and cold temperatures. ... Our standard powders perform very well at extreme temperatures, and usually pass the strict military requirements by a large margin.

Is IMR 4831 a good powder?

It's a pretty useful powder for many of the middle of the road centerfire rifle cartridges. Just a slightly faster burn rate than Hodgdon 4831.

What does IMR powder stand for?

The IMR brand was created under the DuPont Corporation. ... The IMR brand was first introduced under DuPont in the 1930's. IMR is an acronym for Improved Military Rifle. The first IMR reloading powders included ever popular favorites IMR3031 (1934), IMR4064 (1935) and IMR4350 (1940).

What type of powder is H4350?

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.

Is benchmark powder temperature sensitive?

I have had very good results with benchmark in my 22-250! It has given very respectable velocities with 50gr BT's and, yes it is a very temp stable powder. I have used it in sub zero (C) temps right up to 100 (F) without issue.

Who makes Benchmark powder?

Hodgdon Benchmark Precision Target Smokeless Rifle Powder (1 lb or 8 lbs)

Is Ramshot Hunter temp sensitive?

ramshot is double based powder, all double based powder is more temp sensitive than single based powder. and all powder is temp sensitive.

What is Ramshot Tac?

Ramshot TAC. $32.99 - $216.99. TAC is a double-base spherical propellant that sets the standard for extreme accuracy and reliability with heavy bullets in the 223 Remington and match applications in 308 Winchester.

What is the best load for .223 AR 15?

Several Hodgdon, IMR, and Winchester powders are appropriate for full-power 223 Rem. handloads, and faster-burning powders like HP38 and Trail Boss can be used for low-velocity specialty loads.

Does 223 use small rifle primers?

Remington 6 1/2 small rifle primers tend to work best in bolt . 223 over semi auto . 223/ 5.56 rifles. The CCI #41 is a Mil Spec primer very similar to their #400, all of the Small standard primer types (pistol, pistol magnum, rifle, and rifle magnum) will fit in the .

What type of powder is TiteGroup?

TiteGroup is a spherical gunpowder that provides flawless ignition with all types of primers and is not effected by powder position in large cases (45 Colt, 357 mag, etc.). Hodgdon TiteGroup Pistol Reloading Powder gives top performance for cowboy action shooting, bullseye matches, and IDPA disciplines.