Alliant Powder® Reloder® 17 Smokeless Short Magnum Rifle Powder
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- Specifically designed for short magnum loads
- Promotes consistent metering
- Consistent maximum velocity during extreme weather conditions
The Alliant Reloder 17 smokeless short magnum rifle powder allows reloaders to not only meter easier, but consistently as well. In addition, Alliant's Reloder 17 provides maximum velocity even during intense weather. Alliant's Reloder 17 smokeless short magnum rifle powder gives a level of performance expected from an Alliant Powder. Reloder 17 can also be useful in medium rifle loads and has a burn speed similar to IMR 4350 only with more velocity.
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Rated 5 out of 5 by oleschool R-17
I have used this powder in 300wsm, 270win, 308win and have had great success with accuracy and velocity improvements. It meters very good (RCBS) with no or very little cut powder. It burns clean and gives me great latitude in bullet weights. I have used it with 155gr Barnes Match burners in the 300wsm and the 308win. 140gr bullets in the 270win yielded a + in velocity with loads less than max from the Alliant site. I find the info easier to get if you go to the product ie. R-17 and then to loads it will bring up all loads they have for different calibers and then you can select your load. Barnes bullets have worked up loads using R-17 and will give you data on the phone if you need them since they haven't published them yet.
All in all its a powder that is flexible enough with calibers and bullets weight to be in most of our powder lockers. Hey its made in Switzerland by folk who make powder for rockets and tank shell. Its good and if it will stay available get some.
November 16, 2013
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