First range session with my new .375

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I finally found the .375 I've been looking for an Interarms Whitworth Express.
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Went to the range today and did a little shooting at 50 yards off the sticks. This is with the express sights and Federal 300 grain factory loads. With my blurry vision and a new to me rifle I was pretty pleased, can't wait to see what it will do with a decent scope on it!
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Well done, looks like you've got an accurate rifle!
 

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Agree with Phil.

And like you said it will just get better.
 

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BobT it looks like you can cut meat with your new rifle! Congrats!
 

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And I see this was with iron sights! Imagine what it will do with a scope!
 

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Nice!
 

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Nice rifle. I like the express sights.

Just an FYI. I have a BRNO 602 in 375H&H. Shoots great also. For a "plinking" and groundhog load I use Hornady 220gr FP's. The old 300gr FMJ's shot really well also. I used to shoot targets at an old barn that had used 2' x 2' timbers as it's outer wall. Set up a bench 100yds away and that was my range. I remember shooting one day and hearing the usual "thump" of the 300gr FMJ hitting the barn timber and then a hearing a "thwack". That didn't seem normal so I went to investigate. The bullet had passed through a section of timber that I hadn't shot yet, and lodged in the opposite wall. I dug it out and weighed it...298grs. Not bad. Great calibre!
 

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I finally found the .375 I've been looking for an Interarms Whitworth Express.
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Went to the range today and did a little shooting at 50 yards off the sticks. This is with the express sights and Federal 300 grain factory loads. With my blurry vision and a new to me rifle I was pretty pleased, can't wait to see what it will do with a decent scope on it!
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You have a great rifle in excellent calibre.
You will be glad.
Witold
 

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Good shooting, looks like you have a fine rifle there. My 375 shoots very well also, it suprises people how accurate that caliber is.
 

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this is brilliant, I am impressed, congrates to this excellent shooting. May I ask what rifle you bought. I am in the process of purchasing my first large caliber rifle (normally I use 30-06), I like to buy a .375 H&H. Thank you in advance
 

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PERFECT grouping.. fitting a scope will really make this fine rifle LETHAL at most distances.
Don't skimp on the scope!!
 

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this is brilliant, I am impressed, congrates to this excellent shooting. May I ask what rifle you bought. I am in the process of purchasing my first large caliber rifle (normally I use 30-06), I like to buy a .375 H&H. Thank you in advance

Thank you, the rifle is an Interarms Whitworth Express. These rifles were made in the '70s and '80s and are fairly common here in the states.
 

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Perfect combo... best of luck and just what us "visually challenged" hunters need for that blurry vision!!!
 

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Sweet rifle! I am always a sucker for blued steel, walnut and express sights. I wanted an old mauser when I bought my second .375 H&H but I ended up with a brand new Winchester Model 70. Good luck with it. It is a super fun caliber to shoot, especially if you handload. Then the price is no more than shooting factory .30-06 rounds!
 

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I have a couple hundred rounds down range now and a few good loads worked up. The rifle seems to like everything so far except the Barnes 235 grain Triple Shock. I topped it with a Leupold VX3i 2.5-8 in Leupold QD mounts. The Nosler 260 grain Accubond printed about 5" higher than the other loads I have been shooting but it's running quite a bit faster that is why it doesn't have it's own little orange dot . The targets were all shot off a bench rest at the 100 yard range, 3 shot groups. I didn't get the numbers on the bottom target with the 300 grain Sierras but they are running just over 2400 ave. velocity with similar ES & SD to the Accubonds. The Midway blems are shooting good with a few different powders but H4895 is about the best so far.
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Great Rifle Great Caliber enjoy, Whitworth Mausers are the Rodney Dangerfields of 375HHs
 

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Good shooting and loads! I just hope I can work up this kind of accuracy in my 375.
 

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Looks like you are cutting meat.
 

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