What do you hunt with a 375 Ruger?

What do you hunt with a 375 Ruger?

375 Rugers on roe deer, mouflon, fallow deer, red stag, reindeer and alpine ibex. My choices of ammunition on these hunts were Hornady 250-grain GMX and 300-grain DGX and DGS commercial loads, primarily the 300-grain DGX.

What caliber is a 375 H&H?

.375 H&H Magnum
Bullet diameter .376 in (9.6 mm)
Neck diameter .402 in (10.2 mm)
Shoulder diameter .448 in (11.4 mm)
Base diameter .513 in (13.0 mm)

Is there a .375 caliber?

375 H&H Magnum also known as . 375 Holland & Holland Magnum is a medium-bore rifle cartridge introduced in 1912 by London based gunmaker Holland & Holland. The .

What is the most versatile rifle cartridge?

Here are the best all-around ammo options for big-game hunters.

  • 6.5 Creedmoor. The 6.5 Creedmoor is one of the most versatile bullets ever built. Ron Spomer.
  • 308 Winchester. The author begrudgingly added the .308 to this list.
  • 300 Win. Mag.
  • 375 H&H. This load is capable of taking down African plains game like this eland.

What are the pros and cons of a Ruger 375 over WSM?

An advantage of the .375 Ruger over the WSM and RUM cartridges is that it avoids the potential feeding problems of the rebated rim. This is especially important for a cartridge such as the .375 Ruger that is intended for dangerous game.

What is a Ruger 375 Magnum?

The .375 Ruger is one of the compact magnums developed by Hornady. These cartridges were made to achieve magnum performance out of brass that fits into a standard long-action receiver. This means the .375 Ruger can do what a .375 H&H does–from an even shorter (20-inch vs. 24-inch) barrel.

What rifles can be chambered for the 375 H&H?

This makes it simple for virtually any rifle company to chamber rifles for it. Although Ruger M77, Remington M700 and Winchester M70 magnum length actions will accommodate the .375 H&H, some other makers’ longest actions will not. For example, the Savage and Kimber long actions could be chambered for the .375 Ruger but not the H&H.

Why is the Ruger 375 so popular in Africa?

They have always been that way because the grand old cartridge is used in Africa more than anywhere else in the world, and most of us who hunt there prefer the classical look of nice wood and blued steel and barrels of standard lengths. The .375 Ruger was introduced in the African variant of the Ruger Model 77 Hawkeye.