Alliant Powder Goes Light with Extra-Lite Shotshell Powder

Alliant Powder Goes Light with Extra-Lite Shotshell Powder
New Extra-Lite shotshell powder reduces recoil while permitting the use of standard components; clean burning and made in the U.S.A., Extra-Lite is welcome news to shotshell reloaders.

Alliant Powder
Alliant Powder

Radford, VA –-( Alliant Powder, makers of some of the best and most popular reloading powders, welcomes Extra-Lite to their line of premium products.

Extra-Lite is a shotshell powder designed for 12-gauge shooters looking to reduce loads from 1 1/8 ounce to 7/8 ounces.

On store shelves now, Extra-Lite is welcome news to shotshell reloaders who want reduced recoil while gaining a new option for filling their hulls.

Alliant Extra-Lite Shotshell Powder
Alliant Extra-Lite Shotshell Powder

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Extra-Lite delivers less recoil, less cost and less headaches to shotshell reloaders transitioning to a lower load charge and features a density that allows the use of standard components (wads and cases).

Extra-Lite also delivers pressure levels that guarantee complete combustion across a broad range of temperature ranges while remaining extremely clean burning. Made in the U.S.A. and delivering lot-to-lot consistency, Extra-Lite load data can be found at:

There are dozens of reasons why shooters decide to take up the hobby of reloading.

Here are a few of the most frequently referenced reasons:

  • Cost Savings: Saving money by assembling your own ammunition is an incentive to begin reloading. Depending on the caliber of ammunition, using factory loaded ammo can cost up to 60 percent more than reloading. And though money concerns may not be an overriding factor for some enthusiasts, it is a driving reason why shooters consider reloading in the first place.
  • Accuracy & Velocity: So you don’t believe that loading your own ammunition matters? Consider that most professional shooters carefully reload their own ammunition for improved shot groupings and velocity. And that means more power and consistency when it really matters.
  • Customized Loads: The flexibility to customize loads that are not available in factory ammunition.
  • Personal Satisfaction: Nothing can change the way you feel when you make something by hand. Loading your own ammunition is like restoring a classic car or completing a home improvement project. When you’re finished, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that the materials you’ve assembled were made by you for you.

About Alliant Powder
For more than 125 years Alliant Powder has produced America’s most popular smokeless powders. Alliant Powder is part of ATK Armament Systems. For more information and load data, visit

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George Miller

Where can I find shotgun powder like Red Dot, Green Dot or Promo? All the usual sources say ad to you wish list.


Sounds great, how do you buy some? Sorta seems stupid to tout a product, but never have any available.