Hodgdon CFE223 - Anybody using it?

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Hodgdon CFE223 - Anybody using it?

Postby LlindeX » Sat Jun 22, 2013 8:46 pm

Are any of you guys/gals using the new CFE223 powder? I just got an 8lb. keg of it and haven't yet begun to work up loads. Hodgdon says its good for .223, & .308. Can any of you confirm or deny?

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Re: Hodgdon CFE223 - Anybody using it?

Postby Hoot » Sat Jun 22, 2013 9:18 pm

LlindeX wrote:Are any of you guys/gals using the new CFE223 powder? I just got an 8lb. keg of it and haven't yet begun to work up loads. Hodgdon says its good for .223, & .308. Can any of you confirm or deny?

Regards, & thanks,
LlindeX


I know plenty of folks who use it in 223, 308, 6.5 Grendel, to mention a few and to a person, they love it. Good velocity and of course the copper thing. It still creates carbon, so you still have to clean and I do not how favorably if behaves as a function of temperature. I have not tried it, but it is on my short list of wanna-tries.

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Re: Hodgdon CFE223 - Anybody using it?

Postby LlindeX » Sat Jun 22, 2013 9:23 pm

Thanks, Hoot,
I'll let you know how it goes for me.
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Re: Hodgdon CFE223 - Anybody using it?

Postby MarkCO » Tue Jun 25, 2013 7:48 am

I tried a pound. Was not overly impressed. In .223, all of the bullets I use, at the velocity I want them, had better accuracy with other powders. Not bad at all, just not "amazing".
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Re: Hodgdon CFE223 - Anybody using it?

Postby AndrewX » Mon Jul 29, 2013 10:43 am

I've recently started to use it for my 6.5 Grendel with good results.
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