Hornady bullet over 14gr. I have pissed off a neighbor when I shot a 2" group @ 100 yards with a 245 gr Keith SWC load with my Ruger SBH 7.5" VS … 429360 mold. 3.7 grains 560fps, 4.0 grains 623 fps, 4.5 grains 660 fps. Legendary for its performance in .44 magnum and other magnum pistol loads. A number of rifles and carbines in the Henry Big Boy series are offered in .44 Magnum (most actually, and plenty in .357 Magnum and .45 Colt as well) so there are a number to choose from.. A good starting point is the Big Boy Classic (that’s the Golden Boy, above) , with Henry’s signature brass receiver and octagonal 20-inch barrel. I had a Henry big boy for years and this is what it shot best. I need suggested loads for accuracy with 44 magnum brass. The first issue of GUNS Magazine arrived in January 1955 when I was a junior in high school. However, a real joy found in firearms is taking any one of many “near-perfect” sixguns or leverguns and making them even more near perfect! JSP over 22.0 grains of #2400 yields 1,672 fps and a 7/8″ group. Shot several deer with the 444 marlin, bullets performs great. I think I only tried the starting book load of AA#9 in the .50. The .44 Magnum has all the inherent accuracy of its parent .44 Special. Georgia Department of Natural Resources, State Agency: Get a copy of their booklet and check this powder out. Any loads destined to be used in a lever gun should first have several dummies made up and checked for feeding through the action and chambering. Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, State Agency: Sometimes Power Pro 300-MP seems a bit slower burning than W296/H110, but at other times it appears a tad faster. Maine Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife, State Agency: To maximize performance, the ballistics experts at Hodgdon Powder Co., Inc. have developed a comprehensive Reloading Guide to provide handloaders with current data for Accurate Powders. North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, State Agency: A military-surplus powder produced by Hercules during the war for the.30 Carbine called H240 was a bit quicker burning than 2400, but it delivered higher velocities and burned cleaner. John notes the levergun/sixgun combination still is exceptionally viable. My first article was published in 1967 in the now long-gone magazine called GUNsport. Not for hunting but for target shooting, so velocity is not a concern, nor is bullet construction. Accurate now has reintroduced XMP-5744, a slow burning, bulky powder and is good in magnum pistol loads. I purchased the first one to hit town and it has now served me well for over 50 years. Save … Winchester .350 Legend Rifles and Ammo Available Right Now, Smith & Wesson Model 19 Classic Revolver Review, Improved Ballistics a Key to Accurate Long-Range Shooting, Black Hills Evolution of Rifle Cartridge: .308 Win. The most accurate loads from my 44 Magnum Mountain Gun are the 240s, whether jacketed HPs, softnoses or hardcast over charges of 296/H110 or 2400. But I recently read where they are closing shop. I eventually settled on a grain less for that first Model 29 in .44 Magnum. Do primers make a difference with the new powder? Over the years I have played with Unique, 2400, Lil' Gun and H110/W296. loads for … To accomplish this with the 336 .44 Magnum, I sent it off to my now-late friend gunsmith Keith DeHart to have the barrel cut to 18-1/2" and the overly abundant forearm and butt stock, both made of too much quality walnut, slimmed down. Bruce in WV Post subject: Re: Favorite Accuracy Loads for .44 Mag. North Dakota Game & Fish Department, State Agency: I have used 10.0 gr. Matched with my ever-present Bear Buster Ruger 4-5/8" .44 Flat-Top, it made the perfect sixgun/levergun combination for deep woods hunting. Experimenters such as Elmer Keith proved that a heavily loaded .44 Special was very effective on big game. The .44 Magnum levergun takes over where the .357 Magnum levergun leaves off, able to handle a few heavier chores. The.44 Special is an often-overlooked cartridge that offers some serious benefits. Link to post Share on other sites. It was initially developed to be a more potent load of the .44 S&W Special, its parent cartridge, by Elmer Keith in 1955.. Made largely popular by Clint Eastwood in his 1971 movie “Dirty Harry”, it has enjoyed a well-deserved reputation among law enforcers, hunters and sporting arms enthusiasts. Smith & Wesson® Centerfire Revolvers. handloader with current data for reloading Accurate powders. comprises a half-dozen mostly flatpoint or semiwadcutter cast bullets weighing from 165 to 240 grains. To view this Reloading Guide in a PDF format, click the red button below. I used Accurate 1680, but not sure if it is still available. The single best powder for full .44 loads is WW296/H110 or other surplus equivalent. 175 Gr. for the 429-421 and the RCBS clone, 8.5 - 10 grains has been the range I have used, but the 8.5 grain load was more accurate for me and was the load I used the most. In 1969, the Marlin 1894 was resurrected and offered in .44 Magnum. Idaho Department of Fish & Game, State Agency: if the forcing cone is a little deep or raw in you Abilene, the longer wheelbase may shoot tighter. When Hodgdon's supply of war-surplus powder was exhausted, the company turned to the Olin Corporation Powder Operations in St. Marks, Florida, where it was still being made. About 10 years later, Winchester made fresh batches of the same powder available to handloaders as W296. The .44 Special is based on the black-powder .44 Russian case that earned a superb accuracy reputation in … A heavy crimp is necessary not only for aiding in starting the burning process but also for keeping the cartridges from being pushed down into the case while riding in the magazine. After a while, however, even the most recoil-tough shooter looks forward to toning things down a bit. 44 Remington Magnum Powder Minimum Maximum Charge (grains) Velocity (fps) Charge (grains) Velocity (fps) A-No .7 13.8 1207 15.3 1337 True Blue 10.4 1144 11.6 1248 Blue Dot 12.2 1206 … This action, being shorter, is felt to be better suited to sixgun cartridges than the .30-30 length 336 action. The same applies to Accurate 4100 and Enforcer powders. Top. South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, State Agency: Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission, State Agency: Right now I am thinking either 225 or 240 grain HP bullet and maybe Hodgdon H110 as a starting point but if you guys know a better combination I am all ears. i have some 240 grain remington factory ammo, 180 factory ammo, some speer 270 grain gold dot factory ammo.. and a bunch of handloads with H110 and 300 grain XTPs. 429421. Now that both powders are under the Hodgdon umbrella, Reiber willingly confirms that W296 and H110 are indeed the same powder. The Special case was lengthened from .97 inch to 1.16 inches and originally loaded with black powder, receiving 3 grains more than the Russian cartridge for a boost in velocity. Shooting these little carbines is a pleasant experience with all loads tested. I'm using X-treme plated 240 gr RN bullets 5.8 gr 231 ~1.610" COL WLP Primers Light crimp, just enough to keep the bullets from being pushed into the case by hand. Midway 44 mag Loadmap Accurate Arms Web Load data for AA#9 Thanks in advance. Velocities are modest, typically ranging from 650 fps to around 1,000 fps. Hornady Leverevolution 225gr. The last .44 Magnum gun on my list is a bit of a specialty item. I could also use loads for the same revolver, but using .44 Special brass. By Chuck Hawks. So I am getting setup to reload 44 Mag and I am hoping you can share some good loads for 44 Mag in a carbine or links to good sources of carbine specific 44 Mag data. The 300 grain hardcast bullets are also pretty accurate but I like JJ's advice on bullet choices. 23 grains over a WLP primer for range shooting and 23.6 for the woods. Be aware that firing full-power.44 Magnum loads will with it produces prodigious amounts of recoil. Keith pestered the ammo companies to bring out heavier .44 Special loads, but there was a fear that such powerful loads would blow up an older, weaker revolver. Powder Bul Weight C.O.L. Very accurate and chronographs right at 1350fps. His is a Lyman 429421 Keith bullet over a load of 2400: he had to do some 'sperimentin' as he found best accuracy within a window of only about 1/2 gr in his gun, somewhere about 1/2 to 1 gr below the Alliant book max, if memory serves. The Winchester .350 Legend is a no-nonsense whitetail thumper tailored for rifle hunters in... David Fortier talks with Jeff Hoffman of Black Hills Ammunition about the evolution of the .308 Win. Over the years I have played with Unique, 2400, Lil' Gun and H110/W296. Winchester powders were - and still are - also made there. The accuracy of the .44 Magnum is very good, with models from Colt, Smith & Wesson, and Ruger producing bullet groups of 3 to 4 inches (7.6 to 10.2 centimetres) at 50 yards (46 m), with most ammunition. I would use 2400, 20 grains under the 240s and 22 grains under the 200s. All Palmetto Reloading Gear/Accessories! If you plan on hunting with .44 mag in a lever-action rifle, this is the … For 240- and 300-grain jacketed bullets, the latest Hodgdon Annual Manual shows only 1.0-grain difference between starting and maximum charges of W296/H110. Iowa Department of Natural Resources, State Agency: Mikey. Over the ensuing years I have read millions of words and also written several million words. A couple of shooting buddies and I caught the .44 Magnum fever soon after Ruger introduced its single-action Super Blackhawk in 1960. However, it’s not needed on a daily basis. Originally developed for the .22 Hornet, it's also the shooter's choice for .410 bore. The first bullet I loaded in the .44 Magnum was the Lyman No. Pennsylvania Game Commission, State Agency: For maximum velocity in .44 Mag ammo reloads, slow-burning powders are recommended. I’ve been a fan of Marlin leverguns for over six decades; ever since I bought a pair of Marlin shooters, a pair of original Model 1894s chambered in .38-40 and .25-20. Of the over 100,000.44 Mag loads I have fired, over 80% of them have been 25 H110/296 and a 250 Keith, the Hensley & Gibbs #503. From left to right: 9mm,.45 ACP,.357,.44 Magnum (Dan Z for TTAG) For a while .44 Magnum cases were not easy to come by, so the only shooter I knew who owned a revolver chambered for it at the time mostly used .44 Special cases. At least in my hands, it’s more accurate in the iron-sighted Winchester than the scope-sighted Marlin. Keith’s standard load for the.44 Magnum was his 250 to 260-gr. The result is an even-easier and faster handling big bore carbine. Match bullet. I had a Henry big boy for years and this is what it shot best. It is also a bullet which, due to the placement of the crimping groove, works in every .44 Magnum levergun of my experience. Harmon, My brother hunts hogs and owns a Ruger .44 Mag carbine. Enter To Win A Primary Arms Prize Package! Not sure if it's typical or not but I've had my best accuracy not trying to push top velocity with a couple of different 44's. These are not the powders to use for reduced-velocity loads. Joined: Jun 29, 2009 Messages: 1,223 Location: Huntsville, AL. With its 20" barrel, full magazine tube and straight-gripped stock, it was the near-perfect woods carbine. Keith pestered the ammo companies to bring out heavier .44 Special loads, but there was a fear that such powerful loads would blow up an older, weaker revolver. The old ones still keep on working. The above loads don’t even scratch the surface, as there are many very accurate .44 Mag loads. 12 BHN alloy. 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Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism, State Agency: As soon as Ruger wakes up and offers a 5.5" stainless .44 magnum Super Blackhawk Bisley (essentially the exact same gun as I already have in .45 … data is substantially expanded to include 17 cast and jacketed bullets weighing up to 355 grains. The .44 Special is based on the black-powder .44 Russian case that earned a superb accuracy reputation in domestic and international target competition. This guide is not intended to be a reloading textbook, but rather a list of recommended loads for Accurate powders. First, the .327 can be very accurate; however, many loads – including some factory loads – have very high extreme velocity spreads and only offer mediocre accuracy. pretty much all the 'magnum' powders listed for the.44 mag are suited to the longer barrel. Now, my problem is, accurate charts don't list Nosler bullets on their site and Nosler doesn't list accurate powders on theirs. We look at the futuristic .450 Bushmaster and how it compares to the tried and true .45-70. I have burned enough of the slow burners through the years to already know that any good revolver will shoot good bullets inside 4 inches at 50 yards with either of them, and some will beat that by an inch or so. That explained differing maximum charge weights published for the two powders in various reloading manuals for .44 Magnum loads. Hodgdon, says load data for IMR 4227 and H4227 are interchangeable, but as it goes with different manufacturing lots of any powder, maximum loads may or may not be the same. This was, and continues to be, a most excellent and powerful load. Most hand-loaders who use W296/H110 know that a magnum primer is recommended for uniform ignition. Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife, State Agency: All Reloader Gear. If it proves too much for you, you can always feed it lighter loads or even.44 Specials. ©2020 Outdoor Sportsman Group. I had just started playing with their .44 bullets, and that’s what I used for plinking loads in the .50AE. The Alliant data uses Federal 150 instead. Post subject: Re: Favorite Accuracy Loads for .44 Mag. This load is fast and accurate while also offering very low recoil. All excellent hunting loads. Many people also like it because they can carry a levergun in .44 Mag, which will be soft-shooting and accurate, and then pair that with a .44 Magnum revolver. Its charge weight to velocity ratio varies as bullet weight and barrel length vary. You can learn to shoot a revolver accurately with such loads. Faster-burning powders are better for practice loads in the .44 Magnum, but for maximum velocities, the slowpokes get the nod. They refused to comment simply because in those days they were competitors. It handles all 2-1/2-inch, ½-oz. This ball powder was designed for the .30 Carbine and magnum handgunners have adopted it with good reason. The .44 Remington Magnum is a versatile cartridge in a revolver due to a wide variety of bullet weights and assortment of suitable propellants. The answer to the question of whether or not velocities with the two types of primers will be as close during extremely cold weather will have to wait until winter. When the.44 Mag was introduced in 1955, Hercules 2400 and IMR 4227 soon became the most popular powders for.44 Magnum hand-loads. Currently I have accurate #9(I'm a fan of accurate powder) and got my hands on Nosler 240 gr jhp. Velocity comparisons were my objective during this project, so I did not shoot for accuracy. Nebraska Game & Parks Commission, State Agency: Accurate 5744 is a perfect choice for larger, straight-walled pistol cartridges such as the .45 Colt. Big bore semiauto or a lever gun? In the .44 Magnum data section of the Reloader's Guide published by Alliant, the standard CCI 300 primer was used with all powders except Power Pro 300-MP. All handguns are different, but normally bullets have a bigger impact on accuracy and performance than powders. Most jacketed bullets will not be a problem unless they are long, heavyweight designs. In short, 5744 is a fast-burning, double-based, extruded powder that, when used in its normal capacity, is a perfect fuel for large-capacity handgun cases—from the .41 Remington Magnum to the .44 Remington Magnum, .45 Colt and .454 Casull, right up through the behemoth .500 Smith & Wesson. The 10.0 grain Unique load is what I call a "celebrity load" as someone famous used this load years ago with success and it became "the" load. To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine. Actually, I also like Elmer Keith's old load using a 250 grain hardcast bullet over 2400 powder. According to my Redding 10X powder measure, gravimetric density of the two powders is the same. As the chart shows, there were no appreciable differences in velocity when the standard CCI 300 and the magnum CCI 350 primers were used. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets. Posted: Sun Apr 02, 2017 8:59 pm . I don't have any accurate hunting loads with the powders you mentioned as I don't use those particular powders. It was - and still is - a great choice for reduced-recoil .44 Magnum practice loads. Match, Tactical Solutions Introduces New X-Ring Takedown SBR Rifle. Indiana Department of Natural Resources, State Agency: That was back in the days when people wrote letters, and a reader took me to task for my statement. The .44 Magnum is a powerful revolver cartridge. When I started loading for the .44 Magnum, carbide sizing dies had not yet arrived. Texas Parks & Wildlife Department, State Agency: The 4.5 grain load is accurate in several revolvers. Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources, State Agency: While Federal 150 is rated a bit hotter than CCI 300, it is not rated as hot as CCI 350 and Federal 155. Silhouette shooters claim it is the most accurate 44 powder they have ever used. Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, State Agency: Top . The following groups are for three shots with the .44 Magnum Winchester Trapper at 50 yards using the factory iron sights: Hornady 240 JHP over 24.5 grains of WW296 gives 1,686 fps and a 1" group; Hornady 240 JHP, 22.0 grains #2400, 1,703 fps, 1"; Hornady 265 JFP, 23.0 grains WW296, 1,563 fps, 1"; Speer 240 JHP, 24.5 grains WW296, 1,723 fps, 1-3/8"; and Speer 240 JSP with 22.0 grains of #2400 results in a muzzle velocity of 1,711 fps and a 1-1/2" group. I would love to have them back now! Josh Wayner for TTAG. Based on my limited experience with it, I will have to say it is likely built to slightly different specifications, but the two powders are darned close in performance. This action, being shorter, is felt to be better suited to sixgun cartridges than the .30-30 length 336 action. The Hornady 265 JFP was originally designed for the .444 Marlin however I find it is an excellent bullet for the .44 Magnum whether used in levergun or sixgun. The Smith & Wesson Model 29 .44 Remington Magnum has always been a favorite revolver for sport and pleasure.Filled with .44 Magnum cartridges, it is ready for target practice or hunting. Never saw a real need for anything else. Alabama Department of Conservation & Natural Resources. A savvy handloader can certainly develop loads that address that problem, but the .32 Magnum does not suffer from this malady. Just as with most .44 Magnum levergun loads my powders of choice for full-house loads are #2400, H110 and WW296. His favorite load was 7.5 grains of Unique and bullets cast in a Lyman No. Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, State Agency: I get pinpoint accuracy and the recoil doesn't make me flinch after 50 rounds. LOAD GUIDE FOR RIFLE AND HANDGUN EDITION 3.5 INCLUDES: • The most up-to-date and comprehensive 223 Rem data available • New data for: 30 AR, 30 T/C, and 6mmx45 PO B o x 158 • M iles C i t y, M o n tana 59301 RELOADING POWDERS Gun Care Products Other superior products Reloading and shooting/hunting with the the 44 Mag in S&W 29s/Ruger Super Blackhawks and Win M94 and Ruger Carbine rifles I have a little bit of experince. In a long barrel like that I'd start with a light load and begin experimenting. Ruger offers several MUCH better options in .44 magnum that will outlast generations of shooters with a steady diet of magnum loads up to and including heavy loads from Buffalo Bore (and others) that aren't supposed to be fired out of a Pietta. During the early 1960s, Hodgdon introduced H110, a military-surplus powder developed by Olin/Winchester during World War II for the .30 Carbine. Following the release of the AR9 PCC, a 9mm AR-style Pistol Caliber Carbine designed by CK Arms, MPA has launched the DS9 Hybrid series of double-stack... Prize package includes: SIG SAUER P365, 1791 Gunleather’s Ultra Custom Holster and COMPACT pocket-sized PepperBall launcher. Examples include 225- to 250-grian cast bullets at 700 to 900 fps, with most being on par with or exceeding .45 ACP power. Actually, I also like Elmer Keith's old load using a 250 grain hardcast bullet over 2400 powder. Frank and Tony from Gallery of Guns spice up the Glock test using their non-dominant hands. We ping steel with a .300 WinMag at over a mile. Unfortunately, Hodgdon's supply was soon exhausted. New Mexico Department of Game & Fish, State Agency: Wyoming Game & Fish Department, State Agency: The Smith & Wesson Model 29 .44 Remington Magnum has always been a favorite revolver for sport and pleasure.Filled with .44 Magnum cartridges, it is ready for target practice or hunting. His is a Lyman 429421 Keith bullet over a load of 2400: he had to do some 'sperimentin' as he found best accuracy within a window of only about 1/2 gr in his gun, somewhere about 1/2 to 1 gr below the Alliant book max, if memory serves. ISS Prop House gives us the rundown on the guns used in Enemy at the Gate. Missouri Deptartment of Conservation, State Agency: New York Department of Environmental Conservation, State Agency: Mag primer.44 Mag case Sierra 240 JHC 22.5-24/H110 or 296 Mag primer.44 Mag case. Very accurate no matter what. When the .44 Mag was introduced in 1955, Hercules 2400 and IMR 4227 soon became the most popular powders for .44 Magnum hand-loads. *Most Accurate Load C Compressed Load 1. That plant, by the way, continues to produce tons of spherical powder each year, but it is now called St. Marks Powder and is owned by General Dynamics. Burned Out; Classifieds; 2,377 posts; Gender: Male; Location: Tampa, Florida; Share; Posted February 2, 2007. Two excellent powders for loading the .44 Magnum are #2400 and H110. High velocity; Magnum handgun loads; Shooter's choice for 410; Principal Purpose: Magnum handgun loads Secondary Uses: .22 Hornet and 218 Bee Remarks: Legendary for its performance in .44 Mag and other magnum pistol loads. Delaware Division of Fish & Wildlife, State Agency: We return to Smith & Wesson in order to review another of … It was notable as the first magazine ever dedicated to articles on firearms, and it led the way as over the next few years three more purely gun magazines arrived. However, if your interested, my .44 Mag. Of the over 100,000 .44 Mag loads I have fired, over 80% of them have been 25 H110/296 and a 250 Keith, the Hensley & Gibbs #503. When first learning of the new powder, I assumed it would require the use of a magnum primer, such as CCI 350 or Federal 155. Other members will be along shortly with their hunting loads using your particular powders. The basic .44 Magnum loads, while not running any more pressure than a warm .44 Special or a .45 ACP +P, have enough power to be a significant handgun load. Rhode Island Department of Fish & Wildlife, State Agency: Once they did I purchased both RCBS and Redding .44 Magnum Carbide reloading dies and have been using them for at least 40+ years. Groups are for three shots at 50 yards with a 4X scope in place — Hornady 240 XTP over 24.5 grains of WW296 clocks out at 1,728 fps with a 5/8″ group; Hornady 240 XTP, 22.0 grains of #2400, 1,696 fps and 1-1/4″; Hornady 265 XTP, 23.0 grains of WW296, 1,621 fps, 1-1/2″; Speer 240 JHP, 24.5 grains of WW296, 1,681 fps, 3/4″; and Speer 240-gr. State Agency: Principal Purpose: Magnum handgun loads Secondary Uses: .22 Hornet and 218 Bee Remarks: Legendary for its performance in .44 Mag and other magnum pistol loads. Outta my 629 I get the most accurate results using H110/W296 with the true "magnum" loads. Legendary for its performance in.44 Magnum are # 2400 and H110 the.44 Remington Magnum is a common for! For 410-bore shotgun, especially among top competitive skeet and sporting clays shooters early 1960s, Hodgdon introduced H110 a! Of recoil the 'magnum ' powders listed for the.44 Magnum, but normally bullets have a impact... 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