0000032354 00000 n Once found, the fun begins!”. Of this powder. Take 70% of this powder charge weight (multiply the maximum load from step 1 by .7), and that is your starting load. 0000450365 00000 n Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. 0000032301 00000 n 21 0 obj <> endobj xref 21 85 0000000016 00000 n 0000003523 00000 n Few powders come anywhere near the 325 g/L bulk density of Trail Boss. If you don’t see Trail Boss data for your favorite cartridge we have a formula for developing loads for all cartridges and it’s simple to follow. 0000003433 00000 n 1,067 FPS MAXIMUM HP38 5.9 gr. The 168 SMK wasn’t stabilized at 100 yards with the 10.0 and 11.0 grain Trail Boss loads, however, they each produced a 5-shot group of 2.073″ (2.149 MOA) and 1.286″ (1.228 MOA) respectively! Because of its bulk density and porosity, it lights easily, contributing to uniform velocities and pressures, and of course, excellent accuracy. Who would have thought that was possible! No longer trying to get the most speed out of a cartridge, I’ve come to appreciate the light impulse of reduced rounds. 0000028152 00000 n 0000030877 00000 n One can find his load somewhere in that range. 0000018364 00000 n 0000019175 00000 n 0000020955 00000 n 0000469085 00000 n trailer <<8E3331C4714843CEA52FA0D25A070901>]/Prev 1135584>> startxref 0 %%EOF 105 0 obj <>stream 0000017179 00000 n Plus, by using the same two bullets, the Sierra 150 Pro-Hunter and 168 MatchKing, I am able to make direct comparisons between reduced loads using H4895 and Trail Boss. When one loads a full case with this powder, he needs to refrain from any compression. They help keep the lights on! 855 (IMR Max load) *Blackhorn 206 24.4 gr. So does the same charge weight — not volume — of W231. Three Powder Reloading Manuals in One Reload Data from THREE powder companies is included in this one reloading manual; ... go to the Reloading Data Center at hodgdon.com, or call 913-362-9455 for customer service. Buy Reloading > Components > Powder - Gun City are the leading firearms experts in New Zealand. containers. For comparison purposes, Varget has a density of 925 g/L, nearly 3X that of Trail Boss. Using bullets from cast LFN, cast LFN. 0000435149 00000 n 0000025067 00000 n Often thought of as an […], In the short time since its introduction, the Ruger Precision Rifle (RPR) has become established in the shooting industry. pressures. In many ways this is the antithesis of the reloading protocols I’ve been following for the past two decades! 0000003892 00000 n If you are a reloader and haven’t tried shooting some reduced loads with either Trail Boss or H4895 you are missing out. I understand that the relatively new powder IMR Trail Boss is made specifically for Cowboy Action loads. 0000445160 00000 n I guarantee you’ll enjoy shooting it more and you’ll have a smile on your face! For instance, a minimum charge of Trail Boss for the .243 Winchester takes up about 60 per-cent of the .243’s powder capacity 1. 749 FPS minimum Universal 8.8 gr. Although relatively fast burning, it is a fluffy, spacing filling powder, which minimizes chances of a double charge. The literature was pretty impressive. ... IMR Trail Boss Smokeless Powder 9OZ. WARNING: The loads shown are for informational purposes only. No other powder can claim that distinction. 0000020790 00000 n Custom rigs for a mid-range budget, 7.62x51mm NATO (308 Win) Barrel Length and Velocity: IMI Samson 150 grain FMJ, Schmidt & Bender 5-25×56 PM II SFP Review, Why 308? 0000003678 00000 n They are only safe in the rifle shown and may not be safe in yours. According to the current Hodgdons Reloading Handbook, in the Cowboy Action section, the data there shows that Trail Boss is only good for about 1000 FPS at near maximum chamber pressures with a 405 grain bullet, and shows a top recommended velocity for a 300 gr. By giving the powder such a “fluffy” measure, it utilizes most of the capacity of almost any case chosen. 761 minimum HP38 8.0 gr. The second tab under the website DATA menu is titled “Trail Boss Reduced Loads.” Trail Boss can be applied to any cartridge you may want to reload. Here is IMR’s PDF document for using their Trail Boss powder: Trail Boss Powder Usage. 0000448653 00000 n However, Trail Boss offers superb versatility in rifle cartridges producing reduced loads using lead orjacketed bullets. However, Trail Boss offers superb versatility in rifle cartridges producing reduced loads using lead or jacketed bullets. 0000003320 00000 n 0000018851 00000 n 0000011203 00000 n that would include the 45 colt and the 30-30 rifle cartridge. However, pressures skyrocket from a double charge of the latter. I decided to work with my trusty 308 Winchester. 0000448959 00000 n 0000449417 00000 n Powders include IMR 0000017538 00000 n 0000454245 00000 n The rifle contains the following parts from Brownells: The stock shown in the image is a Konohawk K2. 4.3 of wst is a good 185 load so given the lighter 150 bullets id say somewhere between 4.6-4.9 would be about right. Also note the heaviest charge (14.0 grains) in each cartridge also resulted in a larger groups than the more moderate loads. 0000045203 00000 n The table below shows the results. 0000436027 00000 n All rounds were fired prone, from a bipod with a rear bag. it's designed to take up a lot more room. Depending on the load used, the bullet can drop anywhere from 2.5 to 12.5 inches. Meaning that you typically need to tilt the rifle back to ensure that the powder is againist the primer. 0000029835 00000 n 0000041579 00000 n With over two decades behind a rifle, it is the little things that make this sport more enjoyable. Trail Boss was made for Cowboy Action to simulate blackpowder loads. The 500 Magnum requires a ROLL style crimp. Pressures will be below the maximum allowed for this cartridge and perfectly safe to use! Hard cast gas checked bullets and 5.2 gr. For example, with 405-grain bullets in .45-70 with a 24-inch barrel, a velocity of 1,007 fps is given. 0000040517 00000 n Glass is a Schmidt and Bender 5-45×56 PMII. European Cartridge Loading Data. In normal cartridge loading,  full cases generally provide the most uniformity and accuracy. IMR's Trail Boss powder fits in perfectly with other gear for Cowboy Action Shooting. My reduced loads are certainly one of those things. 0000025528 00000 n The load you mentioned above, from IMR, is only 13,700. 0000001996 00000 n 0000002567 00000 n 0000446549 00000 n 775 Approx. If you go to Hodgdon’s website, you’ll find two technical documents about reduced loads for rifles, one related to H4895 and the other Trail Boss(a bulky powder that safely makes even lighter loads). 0000032219 00000 n I have been loading 250 gr. 0000445050 00000 n 0000016436 00000 n In all small arms cartridges, from the Hornet up to the 460 Weatherby magnum, you cannot exceed maximum pressures with 100% load density loadings. 0000444692 00000 n hތ�KHa��?�D���a@0�F�&�EP!����@ .%�P��M`����ZY3�A�h1AP�hѺE�&\A�~��:p��q�=�@�:`& �W��0��~ h�Ŕ��h��7�#&�o�C���$���kR8.L\��nZ�á���[1H������#���-g�k�I�tz�[W��|k,��T��@�_��0I�ǫ(�}/�V�<6�GXE�cM�ŠHb���p�������둿Ħ�,q�|G|0S>�C8U�s�3ċ>��C�%K�� ^��(�⡶�.��1C��=�i��TLX�0�d�I/H =���t��0�yX��Q�+�nH�>�6:�����5G��+�O2��9� �ف��hT������8�c��R? Trail Boss (IMR or Hodgdon) is especially made for large cases. IMR Trail Boss is a bulky fast burn rate powder, so you cannot double charge a case without noticing your mistake. 0000017862 00000 n After six years development, and using advanced design technology, Trail Boss is perfectly suited to the low velocity projectile loads used in single action shooting. References: Accurate Arms Co. 1996 Reloading booklet – – Alliant Powder Co. Reloaders’ Guide (1995) – – Hodgdon’s Basic Reloaders Manual (1996) – – Speer Reloading Manual, #12 – – Winchester Reloading Components Manual, 14th edition – – Lyman Piston & Revolver Reloading Handbook, 2nd edition. Lead Cast Bullets 155gr for 300blk Using Win296 Powder 9mm Defense Ammo Test Vs Gallon Jugs Subsonic Loads for 30-30 Win 150 Gr Cast Bullets with Trail Boss Powder This formula may be used in both rifle and pistol applications: Find where the base of the bullet to be loaded is located in the case and make a mark on the outside of the case at this location. This is a big change from my earlier (and younger) days of reloading. Crimp. But it has features you will never outgrow. This may be the result of minor compression which in turn could lead to less consistent ignition as mentioned by Hodgdon IMR earlier. The change in POI ranged from -12.5 to -2.5″ depending on the load (these values were rounded to the nearest 1/2 inch). Gday,has anyone tried TrailBoss powder with 180g cast lead bullets in .303?TrailBoss info page does not give a load for this combination but HawksburyRiver Bullet Co.suggested 13.5grn no gas check.I thought of working up a load from 10grnto 13.5grn TrailBoss site gave info for working out the min load by using 70%of the cases capacity from where the bullet sits.Any information please? We maintain excellent results from 100% loading density, down to 70 % loading density. 0000024797 00000 n Check out the group above, nearly 1 MOA with tumbling bullets! MissionStatement Contents ... TRAILBOSS® Trail Boss was designed specifically for low velocity lead bullets suitable for According to Hodgdon’s data, 12gn grains of Trail Boss behind a 405gn cast LFP bullet develops an average velocity of 971 fps in.45-70 Trapdoor rifles without … I did manage to produce some fairly impressive 100 yard groups. Check out the group above, nearly 1 MOA with tumbling bullets! The case for the 308 Winchester, 223 Remington/5.56 NATO, velocity versus barrel length: A man, his chop box and his friend’s rifle, Customizing a Savage Model-10 Hunting Rifle, Back when Sears sold a Mauser: The J.C. Higgins Model 51, Review: Nightforce SHV 4-14×50 F1 Riflescope, USMC M40A5 Build-Part 2: Lug slotting the receiver, Great rifles that got away: Remington 700 Titanium, Ultimatum Precision redesigned bolt for the U300: reduced bolt lift, Remington 870 Tritium Rifle Sight Installation, Muzzle Brake Installation on a Precision Rifle: Timing and Installing an OPS R3E2C, Jewell trigger installation on Winchester 70/FN Special Police. 0000021596 00000 n Trail Boss' unique shape and added bulk are apparent when compared to a powder such as Bullseye. It makes for a very managable recoil in both an 1873 Trapdoor carbine, and a … It was designed as a plinking load for Cowboy Action Shooting which has a velocity limitation. It was also manufactured to help prevent double charges in those same high volume cases. It helped pave  the way for the successful powder company that exists today. These reduced loads make firing such cartridges as the 300 Winchester Magnum or even the 458 Winchester Magnum pure fun! Muzzle velocity was recorded with a MagnetoSpeed V3 barrel mounted ballistic chronograph. .30 WCF / .30-30 Winchester (IMR Rifle Trail Boss Data) reloading data with 2 loads. 0000436106 00000 n The image above shows an arrow indicating the point of aim (POA) and POI for each of the groups shown. 0000446249 00000 n 0000454210 00000 n Hodgdon does have data for Trail Boss in very light loads for .38-55, .40-65 and .45-70. 0000622156 00000 n Powder Burn Rates. 8Bi] endstream endobj 22 0 obj <>>> endobj 23 0 obj <>/ExtGState<>/Font<>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageC/ImageI]/Shading<>/XObject<>>>/Rotate 0/TrimBox[0.0 0.0 585.0 778.5]/Type/Page>> endobj 24 0 obj <> endobj 25 0 obj <> endobj 26 0 obj [/Indexed 28 0 R 122 77 0 R] endobj 27 0 obj [/Indexed 28 0 R 127 76 0 R] endobj 28 0 obj [/ICCBased 74 0 R] endobj 29 0 obj [/Indexed 28 0 R 127 75 0 R] endobj 30 0 obj [/DeviceN[/Magenta/Yellow/Black]/DeviceCMYK 65 0 R 67 0 R] endobj 31 0 obj <> endobj 32 0 obj <>stream Smokeless Powder; Muzzle Loading Powder; Branded Merchandise; Resources. 0000435958 00000 n IMR® TRAIL BOSS® REDUCED LOADS FOR RIFLE AND PISTOL As noted in the powder description section, Trail Boss was designed primarily for reduced loads using lead bullets in pistol cartridges. LOAD 231 6.8 gr. “Trail Boss was designed primarily for reduced loads using lead bullets in pistol cartridges. 0000471460 00000 n 0000016870 00000 n 0000013651 00000 n On the left is 6.1 grains of Trail Boss, and on the right is 6.1 grains of Bullseye. trail boss's burning rate is the same as WST so if you go by loading info for it you should be in the ballpark of a good load. 1,002 Maximum Titegroup 5.0 gr. 0000003558 00000 n 6mm BR Load Development: 107 SMK, 95 TMK, 70 SMK, and 55 BlitzKing, 308 Winchester H4895 Reduced loads, 168 SMK and 150 Pro-Hunter H4895 is the first powder Hodgdon introduced. Topped with a 240-grain cast bullet, the Trail Boss load yields normal .44 Spl. %PDF-1.7 %���� Start with this beginning load and work up to your maximum charge, all the while searching for the most accurate reduced load. 0000006341 00000 n 0000449335 00000 n To learn more about loading with Trail Boss, visit the Trail Boss reloading data page here. (Cowboy Load)(RNFP) all cowboy loads below: Trail Boss 5.5 gr. 0000444433 00000 n Consult appropriate load manuals prior to developing your own handloads. To buy Trail Boss, reloading equipment or build a rifle, please check out Brownells. Most of my reduced-recoil load work to date has been with H4895, which is, according to Hodgdon, the slowest powder they have that you can safely reduce loads with. 0000031966 00000 n and 2 lb. h4895 Reduced Rifle Load. 0000470550 00000 n It is a very mild load, i have read that there are shooters loading up as high as 7.7 grs. 0000008804 00000 n Up to this point Trail Boss has been portrayed as a propellant for older, large-volume revolvers and/or levergun cartridges. Wow. Rifleshooter.com and its authors, do not assume any responsibility, directly or indirectly for the safety of the readers attempting to follow any instructions or perform any of the tasks shown, or the use or misuse of any information contained herein, on this website. Trail Boss was manufactured to be a BULK powder to fill the cases of black powder cartridges like the 45 Colt and 44-40 cartridges. For each bullet, I settled on a overall length of 2.810″. With Trail Boss, big cartridges become fun to shoot for practice!”. Measuring Trail Boss can be tricky, it doesn’t meter particularly well (it looks like a bunch of flat donuts), so I used an RCBS Charge Master to measure my loads. 0000019770 00000 n The large volume of this powder makes it possible to fill up a large case for a safe powder burning without the high pressures that would come into play with other smokeless powders. I reached out directly to Hodgdon with a few questions about the powder itself and this is what I found out. Trail Boss reloads are very mild and easy to shoot. The data was summarized in 308 Winchester / 7.62x51mm NATO: Barrel Length […]. 0000045316 00000 n 706 (IMR minimum load) Trail Boss 6.5 gr. 0000435693 00000 n Attached is your requested reloading data report in PDF format. the powder looks different. 0000045079 00000 n For additional information regarding Trail Boss or any other powder for use in the S&W 500 Magnum, please call the powder manufacturer. The rifle switches back and fourth between the Konohawk and a McMillan A5. 0000444160 00000 n 0000450533 00000 n However, Trail Boss offers superb versatility in rifle cartridges producing reduced loads using lead orjacketed bullets. Even better, some of the loads have proven to be surprisingly accurate. Besides, if you have a 460 Weatherby Magnum sitting in the safe that you are leery of shooting, you might as well break it out with some Trail Boss. It holds true here. The bad thing about those powders is the loads are position sensitive. 3004 Main Street Union Gap, WA 98903 Phone: (509) 823-4394 Fax: (509) 823-4396 0000016761 00000 n Savage B22 Precision Rimfire Rifle Review, Beretta M1951 mystery- cutting our way to the truth, Gunsmithing: replacing a curved steel butt plate with a rubber recoil pad, Project Guns- Gunsmithing articles and posts, Shilen #7 1:10″ twist stainless steel barrel, Glass is a Schmidt and Bender 5-45×56 PMII, MagnetoSpeed V3 barrel mounted ballistic chronograph, Trail Boss, reloading equipment or build a rifle, please check out Brownell, 308 Winchester H4895 Reduced loads, 168 SMK and 150 Pro-Hunter, Budget precision rifle options? 0000018489 00000 n I was just looking for confirmation that the Hodgdon branded Trail Boss powder is the same as the IMR branded Trail Boss Powder.Thanks, Samuel **** Hodgdon: Yes sir it is the same. This customized Remington 700 has been used in posts for years. Taking a look at one of my favorite powders, IMR Trail Boss. Perhaps the highlight of my trip were the two groups I shot with tumbling bullets. Not to leave shotgun shooters out, the third tab under the website’s DATA … 0000020349 00000 n I use Trail Boss in my Trapdoor according to the above referenced data, with the 405 grain bullet. 0000044972 00000 n 0000002468 00000 n 30,600 PSI 39,100 CUP As noted in the powder description section, Trail Boss was designed primarily for reduced loads using lead bullets in pistol cartridges. The 13.0 gr 150 Pro-Hunter put 4 shots into .608″ (.581 MOA) while the 168 SMK managed 5-shot groups measuring .750″ (.716 MOA) and .898″ (.858 MOA) with 12.0 and 13.0 grains of Trail Boss respectively. Of trail boss behind them. Reduced loads could be beneficial because they allow for: This is the rifle that I used for testing and evaluation, my trusty old olive drab 308. If you like your reloads fast and loud, I apologize in advance, this post isn’t for you. 0000016065 00000 n With the 308 Winchester paired with the 150 Pro-Hunter and 168 SMK, I was able to make loads that had a muzzle velocity of approximately 60% of the full power charge (1,933 feet/second for the 150 and 1,856 feet/second for the 168), but it is possible to go even slower and lighter safely, with another powder, Trail Boss. 0000003478 00000 n Our friendly experienced staff can help you directly online! European Cartridge Loading Data. 972 Max (full case) Universal 6.4 gr. Hodgdon has load data for such Cowboy Cartridges on their web … The powder also works well to produce slow velocities in rifle cartridges because its circular kernels with a hole in the middle are fluffy, and a charge occupies a good portion of a powder capacity in a rifle case. Trail Boss was developed for use in cartridges originally designed for black powder use. 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