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New 375 Sierra game king

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Unread 01-15-2013, 03:11 PM
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Re: New 375 Sierra game king

I checked Sierra's website and I see a 350g Matchking, but no 350g Gameking. Are you referring to the Matchking?

I know Berger is planning to introduce a new .375 bullet, but I don't know anything about the planned weight or bc.

I ordered some 300g Cutting Edge bullets for my .375. They have a similar bc to the Sierra Matchkings. I believe I should be able to push them to around 2700 or so from my H&H. The down side is that they will be expensive to shoot. They will definitely not be plinking bullets!

I have been thinking about the long range potential of my H&H and plan to experiment a bit to see what it can do. If the CE bullets work out, I hope to use Bergers or Sierras as a less expensive alternative for practice bullets.

Of course, if the CE bullets work out, I will also have to switch to long range glass for my .375. Right now, it is set up as a short to medium range smasher.
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    Unread 01-15-2013, 04:28 PM
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    Re: New 375 Sierra game king

    Sierra Bullets - The Bulletsmiths

    Darn it. My mistake, it is matchking.
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    Re: New 375 Sierra game king

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    How many grains of Rl-17 if I may ask? Thanks
    67g of RL-17 out of a 29" barrel, yielding 2429 fps at 53,956 psi (so still some margin to work up hotter).

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    Re: New 375 Sierra game king

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    Sierra Bullets - The Bulletsmiths

    Darn it. My mistake, it is matchking.
    That is the current bullet of choice for .375 Cheytac users!
    Do the math at 3100fps.
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    Unread 01-15-2013, 06:29 PM
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    Re: New 375 Sierra game king

    I have seen bulls knocked down with the 375 H&H,@500 yrds no problem,they usually had a300 zero
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    Re: New 375 Sierra game king

    I'm running the standard APS 375 AM load with the 375 SMK @ 3250 ahead of 142.5 grains of Retumbo out of a 30" Pac Nor bbl.

    However I would think a 375 H&H or RUM would be plenty sufficient for LRH.
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    Re: New 375 Sierra game king

    That would make the 378 Wea. an interesting rifle, the 350MK for target/long range hunting and the 350TSX for close in mean stuff, along with a good muzzle brake I would think>
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