When it comes to reloading, Hodgdon Powder has the widest variety of high-quality smokeless propellants available. This extruded flake powder, formerly sold under the IMR brand and now sold under the Hodgdon label, works great in 12 and 16 gauge shotshells with the light field loads and clay target loads that are the norm for these calibers. As a bonus, it functions wonderfully as a pistol target powder for many different calibers, including the 38 Special, 45 ACP, and others. Warning: The loads listed in the reloaders’ guide should not be exceeded under any circumstances.
$40.99 – $280.99
Hodgdon Powder has everything a reloader could want, including an extensive selection of smokeless propellants. Formerly sold under the IMR brand and now distributed under the Hodgdon banner, this extruded flake powder achieves excellent results in 12 and 16 gauge shotshells when used with the standard light field loads and clay target loads. Pistol cartridges such as the 38 Special, 45 ACP, and others benefit greatly from its use as a target powder. Keep in mind that the loads recommended in the reloading manual are the absolute maximums.