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Old 12-25-2013, 01:14 PM
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.375 Norma

I am looking into the .375 Norma was wondering if anyone could give me some reviews on the round. I like the thought of the 375 on a standard length action. I would be interested in what you guys have done and seen with this cartridge.
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Old 12-25-2013, 04:25 PM
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Re: .375 Norma

I don't understand why you would want to do the 375. The 338 will do everything the 375 will do and 10 times more. You have way better bullet selection with the 338 Norma and more energy at the Muzzle.
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Old 12-25-2013, 05:49 PM
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Re: .375 Norma

I already have multiple rifles on the .338 platform and want to try something new. Pretty sure I can get more out of the 260 grain .375 than I can the 250 grain .338 I might be wrong that is why I'm asking if anyone has expierence with this round.
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Old 12-25-2013, 06:11 PM
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Re: .375 Norma

I like your thought process the problem as you already know is poor bullet selection. If you already several 338s a 375 will not kill it any better unless you build a 375/408....
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Old 12-25-2013, 07:11 PM
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Re: .375 Norma

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I like your thought process the problem as you already know is poor bullet selection. If you already several 338s a 375 will not kill it any better unless you build a 375/408....

He might want it...just because he wants it!

Personally...Im wanting a 416 "something or other".
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Old 12-25-2013, 08:42 PM
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Re: .375 Norma

It is just a "want it" rifle. I have been going back and forth between the .375 and the .358 calibers and like the Norma case as it allows me to use standard action lengths. I am leaning to the .375 for bullet selection, although I think the .358 would perform nicely on the Norma case. I have played with the 375/408 and it is a very impressive caliber but it doesn't fit the platform I am trying to hit. I'm wanting to build an 8 - 9 LB rifle (scoped) on a standard action length. I was wondering what kind of velocity people were seeing on this cartridge so I could optimize my barrel length.
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Old 12-25-2013, 08:48 PM
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Re: .375 Norma

Might want to look at the 375 RCM Ruger Compact Magnum
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