Hodgdon Retumbo Smokeless Gun Powder
Hodgdon Retumbo is a powder that is used in reloading ammunition. It is a very slow-burning powder that is well suited for magnum cartridges. It is a very versatile powder and can be used in various calibres.
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Hodgdon Retumbo is a prevalent fuel for high-power rifle cartridges. It is a ball powder that meters very well and provides consistent velocities. It has a good reputation for accuracy and is often use in long-range and competition shooting.
Retumbo is a bit slower burning than some of the other Hodgdon powders, but it is still a relatively fast powder. It can be used in many cartridges, from the small 223 Remington to the large 300 Winchester Magnum.
What is Hodgdon’s retumbo powder?
Hodgdon Retumbo is an extreme powder, which makes it relatively insensitive to temperature. It is well suit for use in overbore cartridges. On the limitation side, Hodgdon’s Retumbo isn’t particularly useful for softer, more efficient cartridges like the 6.5 Creedmoor or 308 Winchester. Keep Hodgdon retumbo powder in mind that this is a limitation of powders similar to Retumbo.
What is the Stumbo?
Hodgdon RETUMBO is a magnum powder specially designed for large overbored cartridges such as the 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum, 300 Remington Ultra Magnum, 30-378 Weatherby Magnum, etc. RUMBO adds 40-100 fps more speed to these cartridges than other regular magnum powders.
How accurate is the Hodgdon 300rum?
Hodgdon’s loading data is correct for the 300RUM when corrected for a 30″ barrel length. I had good accuracy in both cartridges. This powder adds new potential for overbore magnums. Best Kimber Stainless Ultra Carry II Semi-Automatic Pistol 9mm Lug for online.
Is the Stumbo a suitable cartridge for a 25-06?
I first encountered Retumbo while handloading a 300 Remington Ultra Mag, an ideal cartridge for this powder. Seeing Hodgdon’s recommendation to use Retumbo in the 25-06, I tried it and found it excellent with 110 and 115-grain bullets. It produced good accuracy, high speed, and commendable standard deviations.
Hodgdon RETUMBO is a magnum powder specially designed for large overbored cartridges such as the 7mm Remington Ultra Magnum, 300 Remington Ultra Magnum, 30-378 Weatherby Magnum, etc. Compared to regular magnum powders, RUMBO adds 40 to 100 fps extra velocity to these cartridges. Plus, it’s an extreme powder, making it perfect for big game hunting in all types of conditions.
Smokeless Powder Disclaimer:
- Do not exceed the charges displayed in the reloader guide.
- Never mix two powders, regardless of type, brand or source.
- Never substitute smokeless powder with black powder or a black powder substitute.