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375 Caliber A-max...might be a possibility. Please read.

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Unread 12-26-2013, 11:16 AM
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375 Caliber A-max...might be a possibility. Please read.

All,

I have been communicating with Hornady regarding the potential market for a 375 caliber A-max bullet. I would much prefer to shoot a conventional bullet out of my 375 than the turned solids. I would also prefer to spend about $1 per bullet as opposed to over $2. Hornady seems willing to entertain the idea, however, they need numbers and I am sure reassurance that there is indeed a market for these things before it’s even considered.

I started a post on Snipershide recently and the interest seems to be marginal. A 350-370 grain A-max should (in theory) be a good candidate for a long range hunting bullet, strictly because of the mass (at least in my inexperienced opinion). If Hornady could get a G1 BC over 0.850 and stabilize in a 11.5 twist barrel, could you interested parties provide the following information that I could relay to Hornady?

- Practical application would be…
- Potential market would be…
- Potential consumption would be…

Thanks in advance for your help.
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    Unread 12-26-2013, 02:26 PM
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    Re: 375 Caliber A-max...might be a possibility. Please read.

    I wonder if you posted a couple polls on here if it would make participation easier?
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    Unread 12-26-2013, 02:31 PM
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    Re: 375 Caliber A-max...might be a possibility. Please read.

    Sounds good to me. Atleast a 300gr with better ballistics than .480 would be nice in a conventionally avalible hunting bullet.
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    Unread 12-26-2013, 02:46 PM
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    Re: 375 Caliber A-max...might be a possibility. Please read.

    I'd love to have them for the cheytac. Talk about a hammer
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    Unread 12-26-2013, 03:56 PM
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    Re: 375 Caliber A-max...might be a possibility. Please read.

    I agree. Make this thread into a poll. There are lots of 375 shooters looking for new and better bullet choices. Then you can get all the questions answered. I would be totally game for Hornady to step up and birth a new long range bullet for the 375. I would be willing to buy and try some.
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    Unread 12-26-2013, 06:32 PM
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    Re: 375 Caliber A-max...might be a possibility. Please read.

    It might give me a reason to try to detach a retina, er build a bigger 375.
    At present my 375h@h isn't great at more than a couple of hundred paces, so I use the 300tsx and forget it. I think a 300 grain with relatively aggressive profile would be good if you can actually get it up to 2700 fps or so.
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    Re: 375 Caliber A-max...might be a possibility. Please read.

    - Practical application would be… Long Range Hunting and field practice.
    - Potential market would be… Use out of my .375 Cheytac.
    - Potential consumption would be… I would buy about 500 per year.
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