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Old March 24, 2013, 08:49 PM   #1
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Looking for powder, anyone have any?

Looking for H110. Gas anyone seen any in stock anywhere?

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Old March 24, 2013, 09:33 PM   #2
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I've got about three pounds of it.
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Old March 24, 2013, 09:36 PM   #3
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Haven't been looking online but a couple of the small local shops have been carrying some
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Old March 24, 2013, 09:40 PM   #4
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I just picked up 296 at a gun show. They had several but sold them out. Price was not even inflated. I noticed every store has tons of Green Dot around. It must be useless!
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Old March 24, 2013, 09:43 PM   #5
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I just picked up 4 pounds of H110 at Bass Pro in Portage Ind. $30 a pound
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Old March 24, 2013, 09:55 PM   #6
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It comes in you just have to be the first to see it. I happen to have been the first and last to see allot of powder before the shortage happened.
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Old March 25, 2013, 01:00 PM   #7
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If this is a powder you like and know its performance, you may want to place an order for 2 8# jugs and be done with it - you might have to wait about 4 weeks, but you should have enough for a while
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Old March 25, 2013, 01:30 PM   #8
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Re: Looking for powder, anyone have any?

Powder Valley has powder in stock right now,
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Old March 25, 2013, 03:01 PM   #9
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I have 3 pounds of it, given to by a friend. If you was close to buffalo tx, I make you a deal. I use bullseye and unique myself.
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Old March 28, 2013, 07:48 PM   #10
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Thanks, BuckRub. I took a chance today and snatched up 4# of Win 296. It looks like it is real close to the H110. I'm going to load a few rounds and see how I like it.
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Old March 28, 2013, 08:15 PM   #11
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I just picked up 8lbs of Red Dot from Recob's Target Shop if it helps.
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Old March 28, 2013, 11:33 PM   #12
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It would seem our wonderful Government has complicated things with its order of 1.6 billion rounds. I doubt the shortage will be over anytime soon
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Old March 29, 2013, 01:30 AM   #13
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Maybe our governments plan is all coming together after all. Soon our eyes may be opened.
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Old March 29, 2013, 10:48 PM   #14
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Too old to cut it or not?

Speaking of ammo... I have about twenty five rounds of .45 cal 230 gr. Winchester Black Talon "Deep Penetration" that I bought about twenty years ago. First off, someone told me it is illegal to own. Is it? Secondly, at what age does well-protected name-brand ammo become unreliable? It was really expensive even twenty years ago, so should I shoot it up or continue to keep it in my Glock 21 home defense piece?

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Old March 30, 2013, 01:18 AM   #15
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First of- not illegal. Second- it may go bad on your kids or grandkids if its no shot by then. And last- yes keep it in your gun for defense rounds BUT if anyone ever breaks into your home while you are there Don't save it, shoot however much you need.
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Old March 30, 2013, 04:31 AM   #16
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I took a chance today and snatched up 4# of Win 296. It looks like it is real close to the H110.
In fact, according to Hodgdon, H110 and W296 are exactly the same powder, just re-branded. Same with HP38 and W231. If you look in the hodgdon.com load data you will see they show the exact same powder charges for both of them.
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Old March 30, 2013, 06:55 AM   #17
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2nd BuckRub. They're not ilegal, they were pulled off the market by Winchester after the media in (can you guess?) California said they "kill better". The medical profession had a fear that the sharp "talons" could penetrate the surgical gloves transmitting blood borne disease. At that point Winchester said pi$$ on it, and only sold them to law enforcement, and eventually discontinued them all together.

NWPilgrm, that's why I grabbed the 296, I had heard they were the same. But I had also heard they weren't. I did check the Hodgdon site and the load data was the same for both and there was a line so I figured it may end up a sad story of me not having powder if I took too long to act. Glad I did, and thank for confirming the good choice!
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Old March 30, 2013, 11:04 AM   #18
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Reread my post again. I just said they were not illegal.
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Old March 30, 2013, 11:33 AM   #19
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Buyer Beware

On February second, I ordered powder from MidwayUSA without paying attention to the delivery warnings. When I received my order (Feb 11th) sans powder, I called Midway. Found out Midway does not have a clue as to the availability of the powder they state “is in stock”. They do not have any way to track or confirm any powder orders. I then ordered powder from Graf & Sons after the phone call to Midway (02/11/03). I signed for the powder shipment from Grafs yesterday (03/29/03) and am reloading today. Midway still doesn't have a clue if my order was received or processed by their distributor, yet they have my money for the powder and hazmat shipping. While I continue to order other products from Midway, I will never order powder from MidwayUSA again…
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Old March 30, 2013, 11:43 AM   #20
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Thanks for the heads up CWStat. I've never ordered powder offline I always get mine locally and my lgs guy gives me a great deal and 7 minutes from home. But I get bullets only from Midway.
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Old March 30, 2013, 01:10 PM   #21
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I was agreeing with you Buck

Luckily, I went on my weekly round and picked up some more 110 and some bullets this morning. The hazmat charges and month wait at some stores just make me want to stay with my LGS's. Especially now that I have a little stock of assorted powders.
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Old March 30, 2013, 04:58 PM   #22
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I just ordered powder from Midsouth shooters supply. They say it will be in stock next week and ship the following week. Here's the link http://www.midsouthshooterssupply.com

I'll let you know if it comes in
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Old March 30, 2013, 07:12 PM   #23
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Midway gets their powder from Powder Valley - and you can too
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Old March 30, 2013, 07:19 PM   #24
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I have an unopened pound of Alliant Power Pro 300 if you're interested. I'll let it go for $25 plus shipping. I'm anxious to try this powder for magnum loads, I'm hearing good things about it!
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Old April 12, 2013, 04:43 PM   #25
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Buyer Beware

Based on my previous post #19; while I received the Graf and Sons powder order on 02/29/03, I waited until today (04/12/13) to call MidwayUSA for status on my powder order. Was told the order I placed on 02/01/13 may not be shipped until June and all powder listings are now listed as “Temporarily unavailable” in their web site. I canceled the order and called Butch’s reloading and ordered Accurate 2530 powder. Received the order acknowledgement soon after and later today received the “Shipped” notice. Looks like MidwayUSA is going out of the Smokeless Powder business.
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