Why are reloading powders out of stock?

Handloading today has been affected by many factors. A million new gun owners, the political climate and the COVID pandemic have all combined to create shortages of ammunition, bullets, primers and powders. In fact, it’s almost impossible to find exactly what you are looking for in any of these categories.

What is H4831 powder good for?

Hodgdon H4831 is insensitive to hot/cold temperatures and is a favorite for cartridges such as the 270 Winchester, 25-06 Remington, 280 Remington, and 300 Winchester Magnum. Hodgdon Powder offers the largest selection of quality smokeless propellants for any reloading application.

Who makes H4831 powder?

Hodgdon’s exclusive line of extruded rifle powders was developed to give shooters consistent performance load after load, in ever the most extreme heat and cold. A favorite in the 25-06, 270 Winchester, 280 Remington and the 300 Winchester Magnum. A great Big Game powder.

Where has all the reloading powder gone?

Once all stores have a normal stock of new ammo on their shelves. And most of the supply houses are full of new ammo stock for the stores. Then, Alliant and Hodgdon will start to produce reloading components again. Till then, the vast majority of all powder made is going to used for the production of new shells.

Will powder ever be back in stock?

A: While Hodgdon will continue to ship powder as rapidly as possible, we have a significant backlog in demand. Some powders will be in stock more quickly, but we believe it will take much of 2020 to improve availability for all powders.

What caliber is h4831 good for?

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.

What is h414 powder good for?

This spherical powder has a wide range of uses, from 22-250 Remington to 375 H&H. It is simply ideal in the 30/06. As with all of our spherical powders, it delivers incredibly consistent charge weights through nearly any type of powder measure.

What caliber is H4831 good for?

What is Hodgdon H4831?

H4831 is an extruded powder in Hodgdon’s Extreme series and it is probably safe to say more big-game animals have been taken by handloaders with H4831 than any other powder.