|12-03-2004, 07:04 PM||#1|
Join Date: Feb 2002
Location: The Oligarchy of NE Illinois
IMR 4064 vs Accurate 4064
Does anyone know if there is a difference between these two powders? Other than the obvious "they're made by different companies" .
|12-03-2004, 07:44 PM||#2|
Join Date: Aug 2003
Shouldn't that be enough?
There really is no way for them to be truly identical. While I have not done the specific comparison you mention I have done several with IMR vs Hodgdon and there can be some pretty substantial differences.
The best bet is to use data for the specific powder.
|12-03-2004, 08:19 PM||#3|
Join Date: Mar 2004
Accurate is slower according to them.
I have got some very good results with accurate 4064 and 175 gr SMKs. Had to load it pretty stoutly to get my velocity though. .1 gr at a time with a chrono.
|12-04-2004, 04:59 AM||#4|
Join Date: Aug 2004
Accurate has been much cleaner burning for me and meters like a dream in comparison to IMR. It has also taken less powder to get desired velocities so a pound goes further. I like how easy it is to get every grain out of the Accurate container as opposed to the IMR can.
|12-04-2004, 05:46 AM||#5|
Join Date: Aug 2003
You're right about the IMR can and I have it on good authority that Hodgdon will start putting it in plastic bottles- probably when they run out of the inventory of steel cans. They are going to maintain the same color scheme on the labels. That helps with identification.
|12-04-2004, 01:54 PM||#6|
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: God's side of Washington State
Haven't used the AA 4064, but burn charts I've seen seem to have it much slower than IMR 4064.
|12-08-2004, 09:01 AM||#7|
Join Date: Jan 2004
I stopped buying AA 4064. The lots varied wildly. It is made in Israel or the Czech Republic. I had good luck with one jug and bad luck with the next. IMR 4064 is a very good product and I 'll stick with ti.
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