.This propellant is optimized for .50 BMG. Its burn rate is slower than WC 860 (surplus, pull-down, or virgin brass) and faster than US 869.Shooters World SW50BMG Smokeless Powder 8 Pound is a spherical propellant, manufactured with flash suppressant, and has a density of approximately 1 gram/cc. SW 50BMG is a canister form of explosia bulk and Lovex canister propellant D100-01. Ballistic load data for .50 BMG using European CIP test methods and standards for SW 0-50BMG.
As with any propellant and load combination, a minor change to any of the components of the test load CAN result in significant shift in ballistic performance. This shift can cause unintended high pressures, and result in injury or death. Therefore, Shooters World LLC, nor the manufacturer of this propellant take no responsibility for the intentional or unintentional misuse of this product. The charge weights and results noted within are not recommended, either as a starting nor completed load. They are shown merely as an indication of potential performance in one test load, shot by CIP standards.
Regardless of which reloading kit you purchase, most come with some powder primer or a reloading powder. You simply grab a bullet cartridge and reload. It’s an easy process to use the reloading supplies too.
Reloading powder is available in two primary types, smokeless powder and black powder. For metallic and shotshell reloading, the usual choice will be one of the many smokeless powders, like Varget powder or one from the Nobel Sport selection.