CCI makes the primers and they are indeed impressive while Hodgdon makes the powder. A family-owned company, the Hodgdon Powder Company began with 50,000 lbs. of government-surplus gunpowder sold in paper sacks via mail order immediately after WWII. Hodgdon US 869 feeds really big rounds like the .50 BMG. Loading data is on the label.

If you’re looking for world-class big bore accuracy then 750-gr. Hornady A-Max bullets are the finest show in town. These high-performance boat tail brutes sport exceptionally pointy tips and a secant ogive profile. I’m not completely sure what the last thing means, but these babies are precision beasts downrange.