375 Ruger ?

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  1. Nomosendero

    Nomosendero Well-Known Member

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    Has anyone heard about this? I heard that this cartridge will have 375 H&H Performance in a std. action. I hope it offers a little more, but then again there is the 375RUM.
     
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    Have you found any more info on this round? I wonder how close it comes to being a 376 Steyr?
     
  4. Nomosendero

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    It is faster than that, if you click on my source you will see it is faster than the 375H&H and a little slower than the RUM.
     
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    If the 375 RUM didn't sell well and from actual data from about a month ago, it took 13 shots from a 375H&H to down one elephant and 7 shots from a 416 to down another elephant, what makes Ruger think a 375 Ruger will be a hot item. Maybe its the 'smoothest' feed feature that will allow more successful shots. I also wonder if it will have a DM?

    However, the cartrige should make for some interesting moderate wildcats.
     
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    It certainly doesn't take more than one properly placed bullet to dispatch an elephant. (Brain) Those results were from poor bullet placement.

    I think the 375RUM hasn't done well mainly due to availability. If Ruger or Weatherby would chamber it in the M77 or Vangard and make it reasonably priced I would buy one.
     
  7. Nomosendero

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    If the 375 RUM didn't sell well and from actual data from about a month ago, it took 13 shots from a 375H&H to down one elephant and 7 shots from a 416 to down another elephant, what makes Ruger think a 375 Ruger will be a hot item. Maybe its the 'smoothest' feed feature that will allow more successful shots. I also wonder if it will have a DM?

    However, the cartrige should make for some interesting moderate wildcats.

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    That's right Roy, it gives us another case to play with. But
    I do believe that if this case is promoted properly (part of the problem with other failures), since it offers more
    than 375H&H performance in a std action it may do well. More
    std. pricing will be avail. like the Ruger 77 Lam. or later maybe the Vanguard MOA, etc. The Rem has the H&H length action anyway, but many don't that can chamber this new round.

    As far as the Elephant deal, I believe a bullet like the new 300 Gr. flat pt. TSX in the brain would have worked
    just fine, many were killed with a 14" 375 JDJ with less fuss than these mentioned, something is wrong but I don't know the whole story.

    But look at the Wildcat possibilities! Looks like a good
    one for a 6.5 round shooting the A-Max or Wildcats.
     
  8. duckinalaska

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    I have a 375 ultra mag that is unbroke. Everytime I shoot 5 rounds through it I have snot running down my nose. I love it! This is a very interesting round. Maybe you guys are right. If there are more choices in rifles, maybe more will be sold. I always love to mess with new rounds.
    Brandon
     
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    I have a 375 ultra mag that is unbroke. Everytime I shoot 5 rounds through it I have snot running down my nose. I love it!
    Brandon

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    That is what I like to hear! Before The stock broke on my .45-70 No. 1, It bruised many checks and shoulders of people who thought it would be fun to shoot the same cartidge that buffalo hunters used. I just don't seem to be good at explaining that the load they are about to shoot is loaded a bit higher than old blackpowder cast loads. Oops!
     
  10. duckinalaska

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    Sew,
    Man you better get that thing restocked. We got some hogs to dispatch of when I move down to Tyler in October.
    Brandon
     
  11. royinidaho

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    As far as the Elephant deal, I believe a bullet like the new 300 Gr. flat pt. TSX in the brain would have worked
    just fine, many were killed with a 14" 375 JDJ with less fuss than these mentioned, something is wrong but I don't know the whole story.

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    I agree with what you said. These two fellas are local guys bigger around than tall. Took lots of shots on a cape buff also. It finally put its nose in the dirt about 7yds from them.

    None of the shots hit anywhere near where they should have. The elephant w/the 416 looped around and was coming back for them. But I will say the fella did all of his own shootin'. Now for the 11K$ to get the ivory into the country. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif