IMR 4895 Gun Powder


IMR 4895 Smokeless Powder 8 Lbs

IMR 4895 is a popular gunpowder used by reloaders and shooters for various rifle cartridges. It’s known for its versatility and consistent performance across different bullet weights and calibers. Developed by the Hodgdon Powder Company, IMR 4895 falls into the category of extruded powders, characterized by its cylindrical granules.

This powder is commonly used in cartridges such as .223 Remington, .30-06 Springfield, and .308 Winchester, among others. It offers good metering characteristics, which means it flows smoothly through powder measures during reloading, resulting in more consistent charges.

Shooters appreciate IMR 4895 for its relatively clean burning properties, which help in reducing fouling in the barrel and maintaining accuracy over multiple shots. Its burn rate is considered moderate, making it suitable for a wide range of bullet weights and velocities.

Overall, IMR 4895 is valued by reloaders and shooters alike for its reliability, consistency, and versatility across various rifle platforms and applications.

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