Power Pistol and HS-6 are the powders that I have had best luck with in .40.
Also in 9MM, .38+P, .45 +P and several others.
But these powders are best used in full power loads. They don't do well in light target loads, IME.
And I looked, and behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death, and Hell followed with him. And power was given unto them over the fourth part of the earth, to kill with sword, and with hunger, and with death, and with the beasts of the earth.