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Old January 26, 2013, 10:13 PM   #1
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Hodgon CFE223 powder...worth trying?

Anybody have good results using the new powder from Hodgon CFE223?
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Old January 27, 2013, 01:47 AM   #2
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Not yet for me, I have some rounds made up with cfe223, but haven't fired them yet.

Forgot to mention, I have tried it with Barnes solid copper bullets with no luck.
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Old January 27, 2013, 11:36 AM   #3
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Can't get the powder

I am itchin to try it,,

but can't find it in stock,,,,, along with a pretty long list of other supplies at this point,,,

the articles look great on it,,,
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Old January 27, 2013, 12:18 PM   #4
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i used up a pound on my competition 3-gun rifle. its okay. im not super impressed.

personally i get great accuracy and low SDs with TAC. 8lb kegs.

is it cleaner? im still scrubbing carbon off my bolt as usual. i bore-scoped my barrel with the hawkeye tool and I didnt note any differences with it shooting any cleaner.
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Old January 27, 2013, 06:01 PM   #5
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It is cleaner for Copper fouling.
So I have used it for breaking in barrels.
But the cartridges I was using did not like it at all for max velocity or velocity spread; 257RAIR 110 gr, 260 120 gr, 7mmRM 130 gr.
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