Go Back   Alberta Outdoorsmen Forum > Main Category > Guns & Ammo Discussion

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-14-2022, 05:32 PM
KegRiver's Avatar
KegRiver KegRiver is offline
Gone Hunting
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: North of Peace River
Posts: 11,346
Default Winchester 571

I was given 8 pounds of Winchester 571 powder, which of course is no longer made. So I haven't been able to find load data for it.

I would like to use it in my 16 guage. Being that it hasn't been made for a good many years I doubt there would be load data for steel shot but I can use lead loads for Magpie and Crow hunts on the farm, if I can find load data for it.

I've done dozens of google searches and gone through all the shotgun reloading books I have, with no luck.

Anyone have an older book with 16 guage load data for this power?

I'd be happy with a few photocopied pages just for this powder and guage.
__________________
Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.

George Bernard Shaw
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 09-14-2022, 05:47 PM
catnthehat's Avatar
catnthehat catnthehat is offline
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Ft. McMurray
Posts: 38,567
Default

571 is right between HS7( faster) and Blue Dot ( slower)
Keg, if that helps .
I am pretty sure I have data somewhere .
On ShotgunWorld.com it is Said that 571 is the same as HS7 which I do not doubt.....
__________________
Anytime I figure I've got this long range thing figured out, I just strap into the sling and irons and remind myself that I don't!

Last edited by catnthehat; 09-14-2022 at 05:53 PM.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-14-2022, 05:55 PM
Blockcaver Blockcaver is offline
 
Join Date: Oct 2017
Posts: 132
Default

Google search says Winchester 571 is the same powder as Hodgdon HS7. Says Hodgdon used to state that in the manuals. Given that info, I'd call Hodgdon for verification. They own the Winchester powder line these days. Good luck with it...shotgun powders have sure been in short supply for a few years.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 09-14-2022, 07:35 PM
Hunter Trav Hunter Trav is offline
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 2,685
Default

Just looked at my copy of Lymans 3rd edition and its only showing 2 loads for the 16ga with that powder and both are 1 1/4oz mag loads. Shoot me a PM if you want them...
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 09-15-2022, 01:59 AM
Pioneer2 Pioneer2 is offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 4,325
Default what hulls are you using

some data
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 09-15-2022, 03:47 AM
Dick284's Avatar
Dick284 Dick284 is online now
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Dreadful Valley
Posts: 14,607
Default

http://www.castpics.net/LoadData/Fre...nchester14.pdf

PDF of old Winchester load data.
__________________


There are no absolutes
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 09-20-2022, 10:18 AM
wapiti11 wapiti11 is offline
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 177
Default

I have. an old Winchester Ball powder reloading manual 1976 that has 16 gauge data for 11/8 oz loads. If your interested I could copy and send you the information.
Len
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:03 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.