The Vihtavuori N100 powders are primarily rifle powders with different burning rates to optimize your loads. Currently, Vihtavuori offers ten N100 powders as well as the 24N41 / 20N29 for the .50 BMG case.
N110 RIFLE POWDER
The N110 is Vihtavuori's fastest burning powder suitable for small rifle cartridges such as the .22 Hornet and .30 Carbine, but also well suited to many of the more powerful Magnum handgun rounds. It is particularly applicable for the .44 Rem Magnum, .454 Casull, .500 S&W Mag and similar high-performance revolver cartridges.
N120 RIFLE POWDER
Vihtavuori N120 is a well-balanced powder specifically for some of the intermediate cases such as the ..300 Blackout and 7.62x39. It operates best at a somewhat higher pressure than the faster N110 rifle powder, and gives good results in a variety of the small to mid-capacity brass cases such as the .221 Rem. Fireball and .30-30 Win.
N130 RIFLE POWDER
Vihtavuori N130 is a fast-burning rifle powder well suited to both small cases like the .22 calibers and 6 mm PPCs, and large straight-walled cases such as the. 45-70 Govt and .458 Win Mag. N130 is also an excellent gunpowder choice for lighter bullets in such cartridges as the .222 Remington and .223 Remington.
N133 RIFLE POWDER
The legendary N133 is the preferred gunpowder choice of most leading benchrest competitors and standard rifle shooters. The N133 powder is ideally suited to the 6mm PPC, but it’s also versatile enough to serve in a wide variety of cartridges. It is a great choice especially for calibers where a relatively fast-burning powder is called for, ranging from the .222 Rem. to the .45-70 Govt.
N135 RIFLE POWDER
Vihtavuori N135 is a relatively fast rifle powder that delivers outstanding accuracy, velocity and consistent performance. This powder is an excellent choice for ..308 Winchester loads with bullet weights of less than 155 grains. The N135 is also well suited to cartridges like the 6 mm BR Norma, .222 and .223 Rem, as well as large straight-walled brass such as the .458 Win. Mag.
N140 RIFLE POWDER
An incredibly versatile powder, well suited to a wide range of calibers and bullet weights. From .223 Remington with heavy bullets to full-sized powerhouses like the .375 H&H Magnum, the Vihtavuori N140 is an ideal reloading powder choice. Giving good velocities, clean performance and exceptional stability, this is the standard go-to powder for a wide variety of cases.
N150 RIFLE POWDER
Vihtavuori N150 rifle powder is a slow burning powder, well suited to most common mid-sized cartridges when used with heavier bullets in accuracy and hunting loads. N150 is an excellent choice for 185-220 grain bullets in the .30-06, 140-160 grain bullets in the 6.5x55, and 175-200 grain bullets in the .308 Win.
N160 RIFLE POWDER
This is a slow-burning powder well suited to a broad range of Magnum calibers, and large capacity/small bore cartridges like the 6.5-284 Norma. It is an ideal powder when used with the 270 Win, .25-06 Rem and a variety of belted Magnums. An excellent choice for lighter to mid-weight bullets in these cartridges.
N165 RIFLE POWDER
This is a very slow burning powder, making it a superior choice for the same range of cartridges as with the Vihtavuori N160 when using heavier bullets. The N165 powder delivers superb accuracy with heavy bullets in calibers ranging from 6,5x55 SE to .416 Rigby, and is a top choice for the .338 Lapua Magnum.
N170 RIFLE POWDER
The N170 is Vihtavuori's slowest burning N100 series powder, recommended for the very large capacity cases such as the .300 Weatherby Mag. and the .300 Rem Ultra Mag. Vihtavuori N170 is one of the slowest canister-grade powders readily available from any manufacturer.
20N29 & 24N41 RIFLE POWDERS
These are single-based treated powders, having very large grain size and extremely slow burning rates ideally suited to the ..50 BMG. They also have some application in a few other very large capacity cases, such as the .338 Lapua Magnum and the .30-378 Weatherby Magnum.