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Hodgdon – The Brand That’s True



When used in the right proportions, rifle powder can be the crucial piece in your reloading process that makes your most reliable gun even better, which is why us offers Hodgdon rifle powder. When you use 50 calibers, whether you buy guns online or already have one, reloading bullets would be perfect for you. Purchase your package of rifle powder from us today!


Hodgdon Powder

Hodgdon powder will help you achieve consistency with every trigger pull, whether you’re into hunting, fighting, or self-defense.Hodgdon has supplied premium propellants in the United States and the world for generations as one of the most respected companies in the ammo industry. The whole Hodgdon powder line, from the H4895 powder that started it all up to the new CFE line that has been formulated to reduce copper fouling, is proudly offered by The Powder Valley.

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Bruce Hodgdon was a Navy veteran and experienced reloader when he heard that the U.S. Military planned to destroy thousands of unnecessary barrels of powder after WWII. While he was not sure of a commercial market for surplus powder, he took a risk and bought 50,000 lbs of surplus powder (with leverage for his life insurance policy). This was the beginning of a company, B. E. Hodgdon, Incorporated, stored in a box car and mainly distributed with the family car.


Hodgdon is respected as an innovator in the industry and is still developing newer and better non-smoking powder and substitutes for black powder. Pyrodex was launched in 1972 and is very popular year after year with muzzleloaders. Varget powder is designed to be easily measured and has the fast-enthusiasm power required by 223 shooters. TiteGroup powder is a great choice for today’s pistol refloaders with clean burning, a light burning report and uniform ballistics.


IMR Powder Company was acquired by Hodgdon in 2003 and by GOEX in 2009. Hodgdon Black Powder is one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of gunpowder (smokeless powder, black powder, and black powder substitutes) in the world, together with the Hodgdon family of product lines.

The Hodgdon Powder story is all about smokeless propellets. Hunters and muzzle loaders worldwide recognize Hodgdon Powder as the company which makes propellants that replace black powder more convenient, more efficient, safest and easiest to clean. Pyrodex is the best selling black powder replacement, launched in 1976. Pyrodex products are cleaner, safer, and produce 30 percent more shots per pound than standard black powder.After shooting, Pyrodex is easier to clean.

Powder Valley can be found at the lowest possible prices for powder from Hodgdon and these other trusted names. Shop today with Hodgdon reload supplies and handload exact ammunition.

As the name implies, this new generation Extreme extruded rifle propellant is a clean-burning powder designed expressly for the 50 caliber BMG cartridge. Because it shares the same technology as VARGET, H50BMG displays a high degree of thermal stability in temperature extremes. Tests have conclusively proven that H50BMG yields very low extreme spreads in velocity and pressure. All this translates into small groups at extended ranges!

Rifle Powder Specification

  • MFR:H50BMG-1
  • UPC:039288503019
  • High degree of thermal stability
  • Clean burning powder
  • Expressly for 50 Caliber BMG cartridge
  • Yields very low extreme spreads in velocity and pressure
  • Small groups at extended ranges

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