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Premium N300 Handgun Powders

The N300 series gun powders are ideal for handgun and shotgun loads.

Reloading Powders for Handguns

  N310 N320 N32C N330 N340 N350 3N37 3N38 N105
Bulk density (g/l) 560 550 420 620 620 660 720 730 730
Energy content (J/g) 4100 4100 3050 4100 4100 4100 4100 4000 3950

Relative burning rate of gun powder types mentioned above decreases from left to right.

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N310 gun powder

This handgun powder is very fast burning and competitive with Alliant Bullseye, Hodgdon HP38 and Vectan Ba 10. It has applications in a very wide range from .32 S&W Long Wadcutter up to .45 ACP.

N320 gun powder

A comparatively fast burning multipurpose handgun powder with burning rate about the same as Winchester 231 or Alliant Red Dot. Currently available reloading data for 9 mm Luger, .38 Super Auto, .38 Special, .357 Magnum, .40 S&W, .44 S&W Special, .44 Remington Magnum, .45 ACP and .45 Colt.

Tin Star (N32C) gun powder

Special reloading powder developed for Cowboy Action Shooters shooting lead bullets with revolvers and single-action rifles. It has low bulk density (less free space in the case) and it burns very clean without residues with a burning rate between N320 and N330. Reloading data is currently available for .38 Special and .44 Magnum.

N330 gun powder

The burning rate of N330 is a bit slower than with N320 and corresponding to Alliant Unique and Vectan Ba 9. The N330 gun powder is especially designed for 9 mm Luger but also suitable for .38 Special, .40 S&W, .44 S&W Special and .45 (Long) Colt.

N340 gun powder 

An excellent multipurpose handgun powder with burning rate generally about like Accurate No.5 or Alliant Herco. The wide application area of the N340 powder covers the following handgun cartridges: 9 mm Luger, 9x21 mm, .357 SIG, .38 Super Auto, .38 Special, .357 Magnum, .40 S&W, 10 mm AUTO, .44 S&W Special, .44 Remington Magnum, .45 ACP and .45 Colt.

N350 gun powder

This is the slowest burning N300 series handgun powder, which can usually be used instead of Accurate No.7, IMR Hi- Skor 800-X and Alliant Blue Dot. Appropriate choice for many powerful handgun loads, for example in calibers 9 mm Luger, 10 mm AUTO and .45 ACP.

3N37 gun powder

This reloading powder was originally developed for .22 rimfire cartridges but has proven to be very versatile and desirable within all competitive handgun shooting disciplines. The burning speed of this small grain gun powder is near to N350 and Vectan A0. Reloading data available for all popular handgun cartridges.

3N38 gun powder

This specially designed gun powder for competitive handgun shooting is recommended for high velocity loads of 9 mm Luger and .40 S&W with moderate bullet weight. Burning rate is corresponding to Vectan SP 2.

N105 Super Magnum gun powder

Slow burning handgun powder filling the gap between N350 and N110. Especially developed for handgun cartridges with heavy bullets and/or large case volume. Reloading data is currently available for the following cartridges: 9x21 mm, .38 Super Auto, .357 Magnum, 357 Remington Maximum, .40 S&W, 10 mm AUTO, .41 Remington Magnum, .44 Remington Magnum, .45 Colt, .45 Winchester Magnum and .454 Casull.