Good shooting old chap.
I'm one of the many who vote for the .375 H&H (is there any other .375 ?) as the greatest hunting cartridge ever dreamed up.
Likewise, I have shot the heads of many a ptarmigan and spruce grouse with it, which as you know either variety can be very dangerous when wounded so, the .375 is a real comfort out on the tundra and/or in the grouse woods.
Great minds think alike,
..oi, only just seen this, guess I'll be meeting you at the airport matey..
I'm glad someone else here notes the danger ptarmigan and spruce grouse can pose. I'd like to take a moment to share an old family spruce grouse recipe as well,
-Heat oven to 375
-Oil a cast iron pan with olive oil
-Place a flat, smooth rock (creek rock ideal) in the pan and oil it too. The rock needs to be slightly smaller than the split breast of the spruce grouse.
-Lay a couple sprigs of Rosemary on the rock, then the split spruce grouse breast.
-Cook for 25 minutes, and after letting stand 5 minutes, eat the rock.
You need some better spices for your birds.
I guess you could call it a group if no one liked each other....In my never ending quest to find reloading material I decided to go direct. I was off on a trip and decided while I was in the state of Utah I might as well see the source.
If the factory did not have anything then I give up.
So, Barnes does four ten hour shifts per week and Friday appears to be repair day (1/2 day) and nothing much was happening. This was the closest I could come to a tour.
Oh well, another time.
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I requested my favourites and out they came. I only took four boxes from them. I had to leave some behind for the next guy.
I bought Cabela's out of them (two boxes).
There was no powder at any local stores. I missed a couple of pounds by a few hours.
Back home it was time to go out and practice. Now that I had some Bullets to replace what I shot.
250 gr TTSX at 100 yards. 45 Seconds Five shots and I yanked one down.
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I went to a gun show and grabbed some solids.
Hornady 300 grain DGS.
Then it was time try the solids to see what they would do.
Sadly, I have to explain which bull I was aiming for. ( I was aiming of for the large bulls eye.)
Perhaps if I were Pheasant shooting and this was a pellet spread I would be happy.
Can you call this a group?
I guess these are only good for being very "up close and personal". I'll see what they do at 30 to 50 yards another day.
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