Hodgdon announced a new powder designed to reduce copper fouling in handguns. *The CFE Pistol is a spherical powder that was originally developed for US military applications.
CFE stands for Copper Fouling Eraser. *Hodgdon has been selling CFE 223, a rifle powder that also reduces copper residue in the gun.
Hodgdon expects to ship the CFE Pistol in January 2014. *The company’s new load data should be released in December. *Hodgdon expects to have more than 100 loads for 15 different cartridges listed that use the CFE Pistol.