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Discussion in 'Reloading' started by Bobby072, Feb 24, 2020.
None of them are on the list of relative burn rates.
I'd never heard of them before. Have you seen them for sale?
South African company. Domestic distributed powders are hard enough to find sometimes and get good data for
nope, I pretty much stick with Hodgdon or Alliant, always available, and tons of data around for them.
Never have seen them
There's all kinds of reasons people pick a powder and load, and set their equipment up for it.
Then leave it.
Rheinmetall has been frustrated at their joint venture Denel facilities in South Africa by the South African government bureaucrats who actually control operations. These idiots blew up their powder finishing facility outside of Cape Town in September 2018 due to gross negligence:
This is really a shame because SomChem was once fully up to western standards. Not so today.
There are already more powder combinations than I have time to test I see no reason to try some overseas powder that may become scares in the future. At times it’s hard enough to find what works well for the dozen plus calibers that I load for.
So you were quite aware of these powders?-
have you heard of them - Yes
Have you tried them - No.
My phone isn’t taking dictation well today, so in a nutshell, as a beginner, pick a powder that works, buy 8 pounds, and shoot that.
People that powder hop make mistakes.
Sometimes bad mistakes.
Who said anything about powder hopping?
In other words best to find a powder that is easily available. That even eliminates certain domestic powders at certain times. Or, you might have to start from square one when your current supply dries up.
You guys are reading way too much into a simple question. It was a simple yes/no.
I never had any plans to use it. I'm set on gun powder, a question does not mean I'm planing to do anything other than gather information within the reloading topic. I toss out 75 percent of it via filters.
Never heard of the various powders in question. All the best...
There are comprehensive burn rate charts including that any many other small brands, if it really matters.
Here is one:
Never heard of them. No