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#207065 - 06/07/20 07:27 AM .375 Winchester
Rhett44
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Anybody shoot one? What?s your load data?

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#207069 - 06/07/20 09:53 PM Re: .375 Winchester [Re: Rhett44]
dave thomas
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had one for about 8 months or so. 200 grain serria fp 36-37 grains RE-7. this load is safe in my gun work up slowly on yours. this load has worked really good for me on hogs. so far have shot 4 hogs out to 94 yards and haven't recovered a bullet yet two were drt and two only ran 40 yards. I had willicd76 put a brake on it to tame it down to pussycat level. if you want something other than a fp bullet lehigh makes their chaos bullet from 175 to 250ish

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#207103 - 06/09/20 08:33 PM Re: .375 Winchester [Re: dave thomas]
Drycreek3189
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I have a Contender but I?ve always shot factory 200 gr. loads in it. I haven?t shot it in years though. HSM now makes factory ammo with the 200 gr. Game Kings. Got some, but haven?t shot any. Neglect on my part.....

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#207107 - 06/10/20 12:01 AM Re: .375 Winchester [Re: Drycreek3189]
Carpe Diem
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Depends a bit on your firearm...lever, falling block, break open action rifle or pistol. I prefer AA1680 with 200s and 220s, it gives considerably higher velocity than Reloder 7 at factory pressures with good accuracy in my rifles.



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Edited by Carpe Diem (06/10/20 12:02 AM)

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#207109 - 06/10/20 08:24 AM Re: .375 Winchester [Re: Carpe Diem]
reflex264
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The 220gr Vollmer bullet in Starline brass with a healthy dose of RL7.
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"A quiet hit in the right place is better than a loud miss in the wrong place followed by 10 more shots on the run"

I was a handgun hunter, when handgun wasn't cool.....

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#207155 - 06/15/20 12:50 AM Re: .375 Winchester [Re: reflex264]
Willicd76
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I was very impressed with Dave Thomas and his 375 when he came to hunt hogs. I have seen these animals shot with everything under the sun and the 375 was as decisive a killer as anything I've seen to date. It doesn't hurt that Dave is also a phenomenal shot with his handgun.

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#207157 - 06/15/20 10:22 AM Re: .375 Winchester [Re: Willicd76]
dave thomas
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thanks Chuck, Good Lord willing we will be back in February to repeat the Process and fill the freezer again. Will definitely have the 375 win. I have been searching for a different caliber to mess with but a max load of RE-7 and a 200 grain bullet just performs so good that think i will stick with it for awhile. With as many hogs that we saw it is hard to book somewhere else and we only saw a small portion of your property.

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