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Vihtavuori N160 Smokeless Rifle Powder 1 lb.

Vihtavuori’s N160 rifle powder is especially suitable for large and magnum calibers (especially belted Magnums) starting from 30-06 with heavier bullets, .243 Winchester, .260 Remington, 6.5 Creedmoor, 6.5×55 SE, 7 mm Weatherby Magnum, .300 Winchester Magnum, .338 Winchester Magnum and all the Winchester Short Magnums. It also fits large capacity/small bore cartridges like the 6.5-284 Norma.

N160 is a tubular powder type with grain dimensions of 1,3 mm length and 1,1 mm diameter. The burn rate of is medium to slow on the scale of our rifle powders. The N160 is commonly used for big game hunting ammunition especially with heavier bullets. VIHTAVUORI Item # T11060

Reloading recommendations by our pros
The N160 is a great solution for handloading a long-barreled 6,5X55 SE caliber rifle using using eg. a Lapua 6,5 mm GB458 9,0 g / 139 gr OTM bullet. The Vihtavuori N160 provides excellent case filling and a reasonable speed for accurate firing to up to 800 yards / meters.

For 6,5X55 SE applications we recommend trying:
Load of 2,90 g / 44.75 grs

Bullet: Lapua 6,5 mm 8,8 g / 136 gr OTM Scenar-L

Cartridge overall length 78,0 mm / 3.071’’

WARNING: This product contains chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to – www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Additional information

Weight 1.4 lbs


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