Tips and Tricks

May 24, 2016

I have a concealed carry handgun with a 2” barrel.  I see that your testing of this cartridge has data from a 5” barrel.  What change in the data is needed shooting this caliber in a shorter barrel?

May 24, 2016

I see your Rifle data is tested in a 24 inch barrel.  My gun has a much shorter 16” barrel.  What change in the data is needed shooting this caliber in a shorter rifle barrel?

May 24, 2016

You list data for Rifle in my caliber but I have a Handgun chambered for that cartridge.  What change in data is needed shooting a Rifle caliber in a Handgun?

May 24, 2016

We often get this question.  In asking, the customer is unsure if the different barrel length will necessitate a loading data change in the powder chosen. 

January 6, 2016

Understand how to compare similar burn speed powders to understand efficiency and why newer generation powders can outperform thier historic counterparts.

August 25, 2015

Over time the chemicals in smokeless powder attack common plastics, such as used in powder charger hoppers.

May 12, 2014

Because there are so many bullet shapes, styles, and construction configurations we cannot create data for every single one. If you cannot find your particular bullet in the reload data there is good news.

February 1, 2014

The Hodgdon Reloading Data Center is new and improved. All the data that you know and love is still here, but now it's easier to use and accessible on your mobile devices.

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