HuntingNut
HuntingNut
   Login or Register
HomeCommunity ForumsPhoto AlbumsRegister
     
 

User Info

Welcome Anonymous


Membership:
Latest: Dragonborn
New Today: 1
New Yesterday: 1
Overall: 12971

People Online:
Members: 0
Visitors: 99
BOT: 2
Total: 101
Who Is Where:
 Visitors:
01: Forums
02: Home
03: Forums
04: Forums
05: Forums
06: Forums
07: Forums
08: Forums
09: Forums
10: Forums
11: Home
12: Forums
13: Home
14: Your Account
15: Forums
16: Forums
17: Home
18: Forums
19: Forums
20: Forums
21: Forums
22: Forums
23: News
24: Forums
25: Forums
26: Forums
27: Home
28: Forums
29: Forums
30: Forums
31: News
32: Forums
33: Forums
34: Forums
35: News
36: Forums
37: Forums
38: Home
39: Forums
40: Forums
41: Forums
42: Forums
43: Forums
44: Forums
45: Forums
46: Forums
47: Forums
48: Forums
49: Forums
50: Forums
51: Forums
52: Forums
53: Forums
54: Forums
55: Forums
56: Forums
57: Forums
58: Forums
59: Forums
60: Home
61: Home
62: Forums
63: Forums
64: Home
65: Forums
66: Home
67: Forums
68: Forums
69: Forums
70: Forums
71: Forums
72: Forums
73: Forums
74: Forums
75: Forums
76: Forums
77: Forums
78: Home
79: Home
80: Forums
81: Forums
82: Forums
83: Forums
84: Forums
85: Forums
86: Forums
87: Home
88: Forums
89: Home
90: Home
91: Home
92: Forums
93: Forums
94: Forums
95: Forums
96: Forums
97: Forums
98: Forums
99: Forums
  BOT:
01: Photo Albums
02: Home

Staff Online:

No staff members are online!
 

Coppermine Stats
Photo Albums
 Albums: 308
 Pictures: 2414
  · Views: 773794
  · Votes: 1313
  · Comments: 86
 

375 H&H/350g Bullets
Discussions related to Guns and Firearms

View previous topic :: View next topic  
Author Message
ghay
Rookie Member
Rookie Member


Joined: Mar 09, 2006
Posts: 2

PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2006 6:40 pm    Post subject: 375 H&H/350g Bullets Reply with quote

I am heading for Zimbabwe again this year. Buffalo and various other plains game are on the menu. I am loading my 375 H&H with 350g softs and solids by Woodleigh. I would like to know if anyone out there has had any experience with heavy for caliber loads like the above. I need about 2350 fps or better for velocity. I have a couple of loads that are OK but would like to experiment a bit more before final loadings.
Back to top
View user's profile
popgun
Member
Member


Joined: Jan 26, 2005
Posts: 735
Location: Mitchell, GA, U.S.A. (2007 pop. 191)

PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2006 7:07 pm    Post subject: Re: 375 H&H/350g Bullets Reply with quote

You are probably more versed on the 375 than I am with mine but I looked at a website 'over there' that has loads for the 375 H&H listed. Not one bullet over 300 grains either soft or solids. The only use I have seen for the 350's is in the larger .375 magnums, i.e. 375 Weatherby Mag. and up
This is the page that I checked.
375 H&H Loads

_________________
Safe shooting,
Chris Young, aka: popgun, Moderator
I don't know everything but I have made most of the mistakes already and lived through many of them.
Back to top
View user's profile ICQ Number AIM Address MSN Messenger Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
515034s10ring
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Sep 08, 2005
Posts: 1153
Location: Working my way back up and around

PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2006 7:12 pm    Post subject: Re: 375 H&H/350g Bullets Reply with quote

Welcome to the site Howdy

I always liked Woodleigh Weldcores, however, would you consider going down to a very effective 300gr. Tungsten in an African Grand Slam? With 78.5 grains of AA4350 i was at 2470fps. and although never used by me, (but only to punch paper) an old friend said the performance was second to none with how well and hard it hit when he went there.

_________________
Why no......I'm really not an outdoorsmsn at all. But i did stay in a Holiday Inn Express last night!
Back to top
View user's profile
PaulS
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Feb 18, 2006
Posts: 4300
Location: South-Eastern Washington - the State

PostPosted: Thu Mar 09, 2006 11:15 pm    Post subject: Re: 375 H&H/350g Bullets Reply with quote

My 25th edition of the Hodgdon Powder reloading manual lists several loads that seem to meet your criteria. They also list some heavier 350 grain bullets - at slower velocities of course but if you need the heaviest of bullets for the game you are after then it is there.

_________________
Paul
__________________
Speer, Lyman, Hodgdon, Sierra, and Hornady = reliable loading data
So and So's pages on the internet = NOT reliable loading data
Always check data against manuals
NEVER exceed maximum listed loads
Back to top
View user's profile Send e-mail
GroovyJack
Member
Member


Joined: May 21, 2005
Posts: 596
Location: Bama

PostPosted: Sat Mar 11, 2006 5:05 pm    Post subject: Re: 375 H&H/350g Bullets Reply with quote

I have done three DG hunts and buff .. The Speer AGS Tungsten that 10 ring speaks of is a good , nah , great bullet .. Only issue I see is you're cutting into the powder room a good bit with a 350 and a 3.600" COAL .. My 375 is a No 1 so I can load way out there .. But it isnt a DG rifle ..
If buff is on the menu , I would SERIOUSLY consider a 416 Rem or Wby or a 458 Lott ..
I dont know if you have done a buff before , but they are immune to lead poisoning .. I have seen them absorb quite a bit and keep on coming ..
The 375 is marginal , on a good day , for buff .. They're fine if you're first shot is " perfect " , if not , well things can get , shall we say ,
" interesting " .. You might get the velocity you want with a 350 , best I can do with a 300 , is about 2450 , when you consider , the high temps in Africa , and chance of pressure spikes in the ammo from the heat .. You dont want a hot load over there ..
FWIW , my first bullet choice would be a soft , the Swift A-Frame .. It will get the job done in a 375 ..
Who're you booked with ?/
When ya leavin' ?
All the Best
Jack

_________________
My Goal In Life Is To Be As Good Of A Person As My Dog Already Thinks I Am
Back to top
View user's profile
Crackshot
Super Member
Super Member


Joined: Oct 23, 2005
Posts: 1693
Location: Mich

PostPosted: Wed May 10, 2006 6:37 am    Post subject: Re: 375 H&H/350g Bullets Reply with quote

Try Barnes Xbullets or there solids.

_________________
The human mind is the weapon, the gun is just one of its tools.
Back to top
View user's profile ICQ Number AIM Address MSN Messenger Yahoo Messenger Photo Gallery
Display posts from previous:   
Post new topic   Reply to topic   Printer Friendly Page    Forum Index » Gun & Firearm Discussions
Page 1 of 1
All times are GMT - 7 Hours



Jump to:  


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Valid CSS! Valid HTML 4.01!
Click to check if this page is realy HTML 4.01 compliant for speed :)

All logos and trademarks in this site are property of HuntingNut.com.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2011 by HuntingNut.com
Interactive software released under GNU GPL, Code Credits, Privacy Policy

.: Upgraded to DragonFly 9.2 by *Dizfunkshunal* :.