Having been released 32 years after the .270 Winchester, it had somewhat unspectacular sales. Bruce Hodgdon was the first supplier to introduce this popular burning rate in 1950. It is probably safe to say more big game has been taken with H4831 than any other powder. Is that a 24" CDL, or a 22" Mtn Rifle? In my 280 ackley shooting 162 A-Max. [quote=SU35]My results from testing RL 26 in the 280 Rem. 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. Can't beat that on deer sized game! I have not expierienced this to so much degree in other calibers I load for. H4831 worked real well as far as accuracy with 150's. Great let us know how the accuracy is. 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 had a lot I worked up my loads with, then switched and everything was 150fps less. Swapped the scope for a 3.5-10x40 vxiii in talley light wieghts. Good post. H4831 and 150 Partitions are sweet loving in a 280. Your velocity #'s are pretty similar to what I am getting. It was brought out for the 7400 Remington auto rifle, so it was anemic at first. I like to think of the 280 as a 7mm magnum but without the added powder, recoil, and muzzle blast. H4831SC is an Extreme extruded powder and the exact ballistic copy of H4831. any more and the primers would flaten. It provides top performance in big game cartridges such as 25-06, 280 Remington and 300 Winchester Magnum. Chris I stick with the slower powders such as Hodgdon 4831 and Reloder 22. It's also much more consistent, accuracy and especially velocity wise, at widely varying temperatures. Since that time it has become a favorite for cartridges like the 270 Winchester, 25-06 Remington, 280 Remington and 300 Winchester Magnum. 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. Nosler Partition, I seem to recall using H4831 at 56.5 grs., Rem brass for just under 2700 fps. 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. Keep up-to-date on new products, If your 280 acts like it likes the 4350 and you can get your hands on some RL17 I would try that also. Sometimes significantly so. 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. Its showed great promise with 139 Interbonds. hodgdon #h4831 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. Magnum primers work well with these propellants. H4831 worked real well as far as accuracy with 150's. Bruce Hodgdon was the first supplier to introduce this popular burning rate in 1950. I just loaded some up the other day over some VV-N160. 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. I bedded it and tweaked the trigger. Since that time it has become a favorite for cartridges like the 270 Winchester, 25-06 Remington, 280 Remington and 300 Winchester Magnum. I got you.....I should have said above 65K in any gun. Available in 1 lb. I originally looked for N560 but was unable to find it, though I haven't looked that hard. 1:9" twist. 7mm-08 Remington 280 Remington 7mm Winchester Short Magnum 7mm Remington Magnum 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum 28 Nosler. One anomaly I found is difference in cases between lots in Remington brass. It was really consistent shot really good under 1/2" with 56g. H4831 S/C is about 50 fps slower, but usually more accurate. I think what kneault65 is talking about is the fact that the .280 was downloaded when it was first introduced. 280 Rem 175 Grain; 280 Ackley Improved. I tried 56.5g of R-22 @. 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. 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. I am very happy with results Sent from my SM-G900V using Tapatalk Elite Hunter; 6.5mm: 6.5 Creedmoor 260 Remington 6.5 X 55 Swedish Mauser 6.5-284 Norma 26 Nosler. 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. I have tried h4831 sc. Copyright © 2000-2020 24hourcampfire.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Hodgdon H4831 1lb Reloading PowderIt is probably safe to say more big game has been taken with H4831 than any other powder. It's a CDL spitting 2960 by my chrony. IMR 7977 has the slowest burn rate among the Enduron Technology powders. I would think the N160 or N560 would be the cats meow in a .338WinMag with 200-225s. NICE! Most book loads in … 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. 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. Back when I shot the 160 gr. Both are available now at Midway. That is a dandy load, and shoudl push 2900fps+. 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. History. Sounds familiar huh. 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 I have my eye on a 2lb bottle at Sportsman's Warehouse. /wp-content/uploads/2016/08/HODGDON_LOGO_DARK.png, https://hodgdon.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/h4831_1_lb.jpg. 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 shot almost as good under 3/4". Bruce Hodgdon was the first supplier to introduce this popular burning rate in 1950. All these loads were with 140 NP's. 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. and 8 lb. I bet Basspro or Cabelas carry it. 280 Rem: RATING : 10: LEAD SIZE : 140: POWDER TYPE : Reloader - 19 (RL-19: POWDER AMOUNT : 57 grains (Max Load!) 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. 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. I got one just like it. Thank you for sharing Hodgdon Reloading data. My next 280 will wear a 24" tube. Not the 280 rem, but I am using rl 26 in my 280ai with 160 gr accubond. Here's this years blacktail buck taken with JB's pet load. I am relativly new to the 280. Since that time it has become a favorite for cartridges like the 270 Winchester, 25-06 Remington, 280 Remington and 300 Winchester Magnum. 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. 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. Hornady 139 flat base bullet with 58.0 grains of H4831 and a Federal LR Gold Medal Match primer. containers. 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. Also, the throat on my gun is short. As it is a hunting rifle, stopped shooting regularly after getting load that I was happy with. Actually, 4831sc is my #1 choice in the 338LM, shooting the 250s. 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. 24" barrel. 78 Posts . FWIW I just checked and have Hornady's fifth edition. Have an older Remington 700 stamped 280 Remington. 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. 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. My next 280 will wear a 24" tube. Most bullets I can not load to SAAMI max length. 284 Win 120 Grain; 284 Win 140 Grain; 284 Win 150 Grain; 284 Win 160 Grain; 284 Win 175 Grain; 7mm Remington Magnum. It is probably safe to say more big game has been taken with H4831 than any other powder. I have also tried IMR4350 and IMR4831 but they did not fare as well as the above mentioned powders. The 280 Remington is a fine shooter with almost all bullet weights. Notable post-war wildcats such as the @2750fps. Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3. If you can, get you the N560. My brother had a browning 280 that loved H4831. 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. 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. 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. Bedded, recrowned, trigger worked. 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. Because the .280 can generate impressive velocities and still maintain good accuracy, it is one of our primary cartridges for 7mm production testing. My new micky mt rifle stock showed up last week from Rick, no picks of it right now. It shot under an inch out of my 22 inch barrel Rem Mtn Rifle. This load has actually tighten up a little with Nosler brass. For H4831SC, this Extreme extruded powder is the exact ballistic copy of H4831. Lots more bullets today but that powder makes the 280 talk. It lists 52.7gr as max for H4350 and 53.7gr as max for IMR 4350. 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 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. Discussion Starter • #1 • Jan 10, 2017 (Edited) I'm just starting to load for my rifle(260 rem). I have also tried IMR4350 and IMR4831 but they did not fare as well as the above mentioned powders. Hoser Feb 2, 2019 I use H-4831sc in my 338LM loads and some 7RM loads. I weighed empty cases from both lots and sure enough the new lot weighed considerably less, so had to adjust charges. Use a similar load in both my 7-06 AI's, with results that I am satisfied with. With 150-162 grain bullets, IMR7828 gave by far the highest velocities, but again H4831 S/C was the best all-around performer. When loading .280 ammunition for use in pump action or autoloading rifles it is best to stick with the lighter loads. 2950ish+ seems to be the sweet spot for speed with 140's that I have messed with in a 24" barrel I believe it is only a couple bucks more but allegedly a better powder. 7mm: 7mm-08 Remington 280 Remington 7mm Winchester Short Magnum 7mm Remington Magnum 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum trends and tips from the leader in reloading. A solid round for big game hunting. I’ve had very good luck with Reloder 25 and IMR 7828 as well. H-4350 is faster and it's the 'go-to' powder in the 260 Rem. 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