What is LEVERevolution powder good for?

What is LEVERevolution powder good for?

Hodgdon LEVERevolution was developed for rifle shooters that reload for the 30-30 Winchester. With a 150-grain bullet, this powder has the potential to travel over 2,500 feet per second – that’s 122 fps faster than most traditional powders.

What is the best powder to load 223?

Hodgdon CFE223 is a state-of-the-art powder with a low burn rate and additives that reduce copper fouling. It’s great for heavier bullets and will help keep your firearm in top condition. Another good option is IMR 4895 smokeless powder. These powders are also a solid choice for hunters going after medium/big game.

Does Marlin make a 308 lever action?

As introduced in Hornady’s LEVERevolution line of cartridges, it is the highest velocity production cartridge designed for lever action rifles with tubular magazines….

.308 Marlin Express
Case length 1.910 in (48.5 mm)
Overall length 2.600 in (66.0 mm)
Primer type Win. Large Rifle
Ballistic performance

Who makes Benchmark powder?

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

What grain bullet is best for 30 30?

150 grain Federal HammerDown The most critical element of any hunting cartridge, however, is the bullet and for all practical purposes the 150-grain bullet used in the . 30/30 HammerDown load is identical to Federal’s 150-grain Fusion load, which has proven itself again and again.

Whats the difference between 308 win and 308 Marlin?

The 308 Marlin is a semi-rimmed case and was designed exclusively to work in a Marlin lever action rifle based on the Marlin 336 action. The 308 Winchester is a rimless round and fits standard bolt action, semi-auto and fully automatic rifles. The two cartridges are completely different.

What’s the difference between 308 Marlin Express and 308 Winchester?

308 Marlin Express is a rimmed version of the . 308 Winchester except the case is, according to my caliper, . 095 inch shorter in length. The shorter case has about 3.5 percent less capacity, but Hornady more than makes up for the difference by loading the same type of special propellant in the .

Is benchmark an extruded powder?

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.