Show Me Your 375 Caliber Buffalo!

Discussion in '.375 & Up' started by TOBY458, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. Wheels

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    Every Whitworth I have seen was a cf rifle.

    Push feed ammo.:D

    Not sure about Remington solids, but the old Core Lokt did a fairly good job on pg back in the day.
     

  2. TOBY458

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    I thought that was a Winchester 70 pushfeed rifle I was looking at.
     
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    There are makers you can order from. I just received my shipment from Hendershots this week for my .416 ruger. 400 grn. TSX and 400 grn Northfork solids. They run from $100 to $150 per box. Of course handloads will be less.
     
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  4. TOBY458

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    Good to hear. I do handload myself, so I'm all set. But it's nice to have other options if needed.
     

  5. sestoppelman

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    PH was a German named Kurt Zeigler working for Wengert Windrose Safaris, Franz Wengerts outfit. Basic area was in and around Mto Wa Mbu. Arusha was where we flew into. Many moons ago.
     
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  6. sestoppelman

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    Think he was talking about the Win 70. The Rem solids back then were copper over steel jackets and a good bullet.
     
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  7. Wheels

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    Quality outfit. Wish hunts were still available at those rates.(y)
     
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    Don't we all! It was my first hunt there and would be at least a 30K hunt today. With airfare it was under 10K then with an observer included.
     
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    Looks like .375 is the go. Ive only shot one and enjoyed it. I havent any big game experience but i know its the minimum DG cal in most places.
    I bought a new.458win mag on clearance but feel the .375 H&H is a classic and would be all o need when i do travel.
     

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    Bigger is better, until you can’t handle it instinctively.

    For me, a warm, but not hot .375 load is that sweet spot between power and handling.
    Yes, I can shoot heavier calibers, second shot accuracy and time suffer greatly though.
    Give me a few more years, and another 1k of .375 practice, and I will probably pick up a .416


    I have never been in a situation where my .375 felt lacking though.

    P.s. fully aware that if someone does find themselves in a situation where they need a .416 over a .375, they may not survive to learn.
     
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    My buf last year head on with one shot from Win 70 375HH. Barnes 350 TSX. He went about 75-80 yards and we found him stone dead. Never recovered the slug. Tore him all up inside.
     
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    Kimber .375
    Federal Premium 300 Grain A-Frames
     

  13. TOBY458

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    Caprivi or Talkeetna?
     

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    Win 70 in 375 H&H using a 300gr peregrine bushmaster

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  16. TOBY458

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    I have that same rifle. Very nice! Love the light weight and accuracy.
     

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    Buff taken with my Ruger Alaskan 375 Ruger. One Woodleigh soft through the neck at about 40 to 50 yards, he ran maybe 100 yards or so, collapsed bleeding profusely, 4 Hornady DGS through the shoulders just to make sure of him and he expired without any further drama. Malapati concession, Zim. 217.jpg
     

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    I’ve read heaps, the proof is in the pics above.
    I own a .458 win mag and debate rechambering to Lott,
    I’ve got the bug but not the budget, I’ve been hunting pigs with it but in hindsight I’d just have a ..375 H&H, feeding issues,versatility, classic and common.
    I will hunt Buff in Australia or save for Africa, it’s achievable but I have other priorities for now.
    Loving the Cape Buff pics and some nice .375s in the mix.
     

  19. Eric Anderson

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    Very nice, I believe I have the same scope and rifle. I just have a phosphate finish and a synthetic stock.
     

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    Metetsi region of Zimbabwe, 2005 using my .375 RUM Rem 700 with a 300 grain Barnes TSX at 2830 fps. About a 50 yard broadside shot that entered his left shoulder, went through his chest cavity, and we found it in his right shoulder. A perfect Barnes mushroom. He ran about 50 yards and collapsed.
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