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Zbench
08-06-2017, 06:09 PM
Two pounds of this walked into the shop this week. Both are sealed with a press fit style metal lid. Any idea of vintage? Think it's still good?

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Mtnfolk75
08-06-2017, 06:44 PM
Does it look normal & how does it smell ?

Zbench
08-06-2017, 07:41 PM
Haven't opened it and no one else has either.

Mtnfolk75
08-06-2017, 11:22 PM
Looks Early 60's Production if i had to guess.

codgerville@zianet.com
08-07-2017, 12:46 AM
I started reloading in 1961 and the cans were like that. If it has been stored properly, (cool and dry) it most likely is ok.

swheeler
08-09-2017, 09:56 AM
Kool, here's an 1980's vintage still sealed201501

higgins
06-26-2018, 08:09 PM
I used H335 in the 1970s that I bought retail that came out of a container like the one in swheeler's post.

beagle
06-19-2019, 10:01 AM
Probably 60s. The earlier Hodgdon's were all orange as well as I recall. Started buying them about 1961 and they were all one color with the printing changed between types. 4831 a dollar a can. The guy had a 40 pound keg in back and he sold it by the pound in a doubled paper bag for $.40 a pound. Shot a bunch in my Springfield./beagle

Walks
06-19-2019, 10:09 AM
My 1970's is round. Still use it as a dispenser can from the big 8lb jug.

TNsailorman
06-19-2019, 06:07 PM
I bought a 1 lb. can of 4831 military surplus packaged by Hogdon in 1964 for $1.79 and it is still on my bench for nostalgia sake and still has most of the powder left in it. It a orange can with yellow writing. james