All ammo manufacturers load it and you can find it almost anywhere. The recoil is just too much. Add to cart. looking at load data and velocity the 338-378 seems to vary a lot. Designed to replace the 375 Weatherby Magnum, deep penetration and bone smashing power are the calling cards of the 378. This rifle sets the standard worldwide for special operations teams needing a specialized system capable of hard and soft target interdiction at ranges beyond 2,000 meters. OUT OF STOCK (0) WBY AMMO .30-378 WEATHERBY MAG. The .338-378 shoots a little flatter than the .340 Wby. However, of these two “fast .375s,” the .375 Weatherby and RUM, the .375 Weatherby has one awesome advantage: Since it’s simply an improved version of the H&H, in a pinch .375 H&H ammunition can be used in absolute safety. 375-338 WINCHESTER MAGNUM. A Cheytac IMP. Cartridge Type: Height: 2.913" Width: 0.58" Average FPS: 3011 Average Energy: 5696 Average Gr: 283 Recoil: 3.95 *Casing image above is an artist rendering and not a real photo of .378 Weatherby Magnum Ballistics cartridge. Duck Creek specializes in hard to find calibers. The .375 Weatherby Magnum and its big brother, the .378 Weatherby, offer an increase in velocity (500 fps for the big .378!) Hey ladies and gentlemen! A custom 5″-long muzzle brake is fitted at the end. just be sure you have a place to truly use it !!!! The gun only weighs 12.5 pounds. The cartridge can hold upwards of 7.13 g (120 gr) of powder.The 378 Weatherby Magnum cartridge also … The .338-378 Weatherby Magnum started out as the wildcat cartridge, .338-378 Keith-Thomson Magnum during the early 1960s.Keith and Thomson are Elmer Keith and R.W. Actually, this is more legend than fact: Some African jurisdictions have no legal minimums, and the European equivalent, 9.3mm (.366-inch bullet diameter), is often the actual minimum. Weatherby’s cases are also fairly readily available and are pretty close to the same price: $3.50/case for 338 Lapua vs $3.50/case for Weatherby 338-378 depending where you pick them up from. Sales of the big boys have always far exceeded actual need—and today we have lots of big cartridges to choose from. It hasn’t been to Africa, but it’s been as far afield as Greenland for muskox and Donna has it on a bear hunt in Idaho while I’m scribbling away. Some people question the adequacy of the .375 for buffalo. Both are great ELR rounds and will get you out there a long way. There are actually quite a few .375-caliber cartridges. I know the cheytac is superior in ballistics. This gun is strictly a long range gun. These are the fast.375s, left to right:.375 Weatherby Magnum,.375 Remington Ultra Mag,.378 Weatherby Magnum. The light bullet reduces recoil significantly for range work, and would be fine for anchoring hogs and such. as does the .375 Remington Ultra Magnum, but the greatest threat came along in 2007, with Hornady’s development of the .375 Ruger. It has not been popular, but it’s a very good little cartridge that offers a minimalist approach to a .375. Re: 30-378 Weatherby VS 338L I have shot both and own the 30-378. [9][10] Some of the .378 Weatherby Magnum wildcat cartridges are shortened versions, like the .30-378 Arch (7.62 mm) and the .460 Short A-Square (11.63 mm). Initially this was partly because 1950s .375 bullets couldn’t stand up to the velocity. They’d be fine for black bears and wild hogs…but they are not dangerous game cartridges. Re: Need advise on deciding 338-378 vs 340 vs 375 « Reply #10 on: June 02, 2015, 05:51:22 PM » Good luck with your .338-378 Weatherby Magnum, I'm sure you'll love it. As hunting in both Africa and India developed, a consensus grew that hunters of the big stuff were safer and more effective with cartridges of adequate power. Weatherby’s cases are also fairly readily available and are pretty close to the same price: $3.50/case for 338 Lapua vs $3.50/case for Weatherby 338-378 depending where you pick them up from. Pricing and lead time may vary for international orders. 300 weatherby: 300 terminator: 30/378 weatherby: 300 blackout – 33 nosler: 338 win mag: 338 rum: 338 norma magnum: 338 lapua magnum: 338 edge: 338 terminator: 338 enabelr: 338 reaper – 375 cheytac: 375 enabelr: 375 terminator: 375 rum: 375 h&h: 378 weatherby – 408 cheytac It has the advantage of fitting into a .30-06-length action, which results in a lighter, more compact rifle that is usually (like the Ruger Hawkeye) less costly than most .375 H&H rifles. All “full-power” .375s kick, but with adequate gun weight (perhaps nine pounds) most shooters can learn to handle it. The European 9.3s are available, and the proliferation of over-.40 cartridges is amazing. With a fat, unbelted case based on the .404 Jeffery case necked down it has more case capacity than the .375 Weatherby, thus in handloads is potentially faster. The single follow-up shot probably wasn’t needed. Although there are other options “standard” loads are a 270-grain bullet at 2,690 fps and a 300-grain bullet at 2530 fps. The .375 H&H is the benchmark. Please note, the following information reflects the estimated average ballistics for each caliber and does not pertain to … The .375 Ruger is sort of a special case. However, it remains true that the .378 Weatherby Magnum is one of the hardest-kicking of all commercial cartridges, hitting you fast as well as hard. It is very well matched, powder capacity to bore diameter and its expansion ratio is quite high. There was a steady wind of 9 mph when the shot was taken, with gusts up to 17 mph. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT ALL AMMUNITION SALES ARE FINAL. With his love of breaking the 3000fps barrier, he went on to create the potent .378 Weatherby. CHEYTAC® BALLISTIC SUPERIORITY.408/.375 vs .50 CAL. We often confuse cartridges with calibers. My preference is the .375 Cheytac over the .408. Find a Dealer Description Ballistics Reviews(6) Description. 376 STEYR. I have a .376 Steyr; the cartridge is absolutely buffalo-capable…but it’s also a useful North American cartridge for tough game. I would not suffer from the barrel burner problems of the large powder to bore ratio calibers such as the 378, 300, 240 Wby's or the RUM's. CheyTac® Rifles. Its availability is thus second—though a distant second—to the H&H. However, in Remington factory ammo it’s about the same velocity as the Weatherby. The .375 Weatherby has been largely, but not entirely, superseded by the later .378 Weatherby. I’d much rather put a box of .375 H&H downrange at one sitting than a box of .340 Weatherby. In performance on game there is no noticeable difference between the two, and difference in recoil is mostly dictated by gun weight. The performance is awesome, but not all shooters can handle it. The .338-378 Weatherby Magnum started out as the wildcat cartridge, .338-378 Keith-Thomson Magnum during the early 1960s.Keith and Thomson are Elmer Keith and R.W. Most have enough case capacity to propel bullets of adequate weight fast enough to render them useful on really large game, but a few do not. The shot was reportedly made with the HCR Extreme Long Range Carry Weight 375 CheyTac rifle at the FTW Ranch in Texas. Request Info. I love the 30-378 though and look forward to some real long range hunting. [11][12] Some .378-based wildcats have gone on to be part of the Weatherby line: .30-378, .338-378, .416 and .460. After the H&H the .375 Ruger is the second-most-popular .375-caliber cartridge. ! Reactions: rookhawk. Beautiful rare German 378 Weatherby magnum. The .408 was created as a military round, and many of the casings we make are sold to military units. "Bob" Thomson. A generation back Winchester introduced the almost-forgotten .375 Winchester, using light-for-caliber bullets at moderate speeds. Early in the last century the 9.5mm Mannlicher was introduced in Europe. Factory new Norma, Peterson, Remington, Starline, Winchester rifle brass sold at competitive pricing. Its big brother, the.378 Weatherby Magnum, was introduced in 1953. rookhawk. © 2021 Sports Afield Inc. All Rights ReservedProudly Designed by Thought Mechanics. This is the ultimate cartridge for long-range, big game hunting. Available Rifles . OUT OF STOCK (0) WBY 30-378WBY MKV TACMRK ELITE 28 BRK RC DBM CAM. Joined Jan 29, 2015 Messages 6. Ammo is single-source from Hornady. So, which one to choose? 30-378 & 30-06 I own both the 30-378 and Remington model 7400 in 30-06. For that reason, we adopted the metric designation. The .375 Remington Ultra Mag (RUM) is based on a blown-out .404 Jeffery case slightly shortened to the same 2.850" case length as the .375 H&H Magnum. So, if you are recoil sensitive in the least, the .338 Winchester will prevail (though I personally prefer the .338-06 for its mild recoil over either). WEATHERBY MARK 5 CALIBRE 378 WEATHERBY MAG (123-13) Occasion (18) 1 800,00 € 1 500,00 € ... déstockage carabine à verrou WEATHERBY MARK 5 SYNTHETIQUE 2 CAL 375 HHMAGNUM made in usa . rookhawk. Ah, but which .375? The .30-378 Weatherby Magnum is a .30 caliber, belted, bottle-necked rifle cartridge. Both of these cases are high quality, and the cost of firing these big rifles means that any cost savings on … What's great about this chambering is that it will still digest factory .375 H&H as well as .375 Weatherby ammo. It remains true today. The 215 magnum rifle primer was developed by Federal specifically for this round. Due almost entirely to case design efficiency standard loads are about 100 fps faster than the H&H. Feb 1, 2015 #1 Ok guys. like I am building has shot one ragged hole, 3 shot groups at 100 with 377 gr CE MTacs at 3175 fps. The .375 Cheyenne Tactical, or .375 CheyTac for short, is a sporting rifle cartridge. Nevertheless, cases were easy enough to form for those already in ownership of .375 Weatherby rifles. 375-284 WINCHESTER. However, it has never been popular. Weatherby MATM303WR8B Mark V Terramark Bolt 30-378 Weatherby Ma. But then so are many 375 Cheytac improved. The .408 / .375 CheyTac® is the first cartridge developed to be more accurate, to be effective at short distance and fully capable to outdistance and to retain more kinetic energy down range than all currently available calibers including the 12.7mm cartridge. Its case is a belted version of the big .416 Rigby case, meaning it requires an extra-large action. just looking at the poster the 338-378 weatherby looks pretty similar to the 338 lapua imp. The .375 RUM made its debut in 2000. The .378 Weatherby Magnum was designed by Roy Weatherby in 1953. The .378 Weatherby is like a .375 RUM on steroids. 375 WEATHERBY MAGNUM. 338-378 Weatherby Magnum Videos. I would not suffer from the barrel burner problems of the large powder to bore ratio calibers such as the 378, 300, 240 Wby's or the RUM's. 378 BEECHER EXPRESS. The cartridge also makes an excellent choice for those who want a step up in performance over the .375 H&H Magnum without the recoil or cost of the .378 Weatherby Magnum . The .375 cartridges shown above are all suitable for dangerous game. TAC 338. Fun to shoot, expensive to feed but, it was my dads.Wouldn't part with either one. THOR M408. 1500 plus so I have a Lawton 338 Lapua and love she is a .5 moa gun at 600 yds plan on shooting it 1000 but farther than that there is no place to go here in the midwest. However, with handloads or “extra-fast” loads the .375 Ruger and the .375 H&H are about equal. In addition, the magazine strives to keep them informed with articles that cover top hunting destinations, the right tools and gear, conservation issues, and the skills they need to successfully pursue a variety of game animals. Feb 21, 2017 #4 H. Homeslice New member. Reactions: rookhawk. The .375 Remington Ultra Mag (RUM) is based on a blown-out .404 Jeffery case slightly shortened to the same 2.850" case length as the .375 H&H Magnum. some guys get around 3000 fps with 300 gr. In North America we don’t really need a .375, but a lot of riflemen are fascinated by powerful cartridges. The cartridge was developed in response to a US Army military contract in 1959. I have yet to see 338/375 Weatherby on a shelf in a gunstore in any part of the country. Most .375 H&H rifles can be converted to the .375 Weatherby Magnum by having the new chamber reamed with no further modifications made to the rifle. Another Weatherby wildcat, first introduced in the 1960s. Roy Weatherby’s 378 delivers 34 percent more energy at the muzzle than the powerful 375 H&H Magnum. Introduced in 1912, the .375 H&H is by far the most popular .375-caliber cartridge. The cost of consumables for the 375/408 was MUCH higher in the past, but not so much anymore. When most folks say “.375” what they usually mean is the .375 H&H. from a 9 lb rifle. Trouble is never owned a 30-378 so I thought I‘d play with it before I disassembled it. Its big brother, the .378 Weatherby Magnum, was introduced in 1953. I own the 30-378 because it was my dads before he passed away. A joint project between Hornady and Ruger, when released in 2007 it was probably the most successful large-caliber cartridge introduction in history. Introduced in 2009, the .375 CheyTac originally started out as a wildcat based on the .408 CheyTac. 375-06 JDJ. It remains perfectly adequate: Craig and Donna Boddington took these bulls from the same herd with a total of three 300-grain Hornady DGX bullets. The .375 Weatherby has been largely, but not entirely, superseded by the later .378 Weatherby. Tactical $ 1,195.00 Select options. The company has an exclusive license to U.S. Patent 6,629,669, for the manufacture of the “Balanced Flight Technology/Controlled Spin” bullet. Bullet: Clear: 338-378 Weatherby Magnum quantity. 338-378 Weatherby Magnum. The new rifle was loaded with 350-grain CheyTac match bullets. Increase velocity and trajectories flatten and energy yields increase. I'll give the 338 its do, but either way you will have one hell of a slayer. The .375 seems to be more popular in US. 338/378 Weatherby Magnum (1 product) 340 Weatherby Mag (2 products) 348 Winchester (2 products) ... 375 CheyTac (2 products) 375 Flanged Nitro Express 2.5 (1 product) 375 H&H Mag (5 products) 375 Remington Ultra (1 product) 375 Rimless 2.25 (1 product) The metric equivalent for .375 is 9.5 x 77. It is very well matched, powder capacity to bore diameter and its expansion ratio is quite high. As for recoil, even out of my sub-six-pound MG Arms Ultra-Light, it is a mild push instead of a sharp crack like the .300 Wby., and it prints half-MOA groups all day long. Theoretically the case expansion of using H&H ammo in a Weatherby chamber costs some velocity, but over a chronograph I’ve seen negligible difference. … It was introduced in both the common belted version and a rimmed (“flanged”) version, still with us but uncommon. If heavier bullets or solids are desired, handloading or custom suppliers are the only options. Please allow up to 30-day lead time on all ammunition purchases. I have never seen a client who can handle either a 378 or 460 Weatherby with any form competence. Recoil Comparison of 450-400 Nitro Ruger No1 vs 375 H&H Sako Brown Bear. La 375 Cheyenne Tactical, plus connue sous le nom de .375 Chey Tac, est la munition notamment utilisée par le fusil de précision américain CheyTac M200 Intervention.Il s'agit d'une munition très puissante destinée au tir de précision à longue distance [1].Elle se place ainsi entre la .50 BMG et la .338 Lapua Magnum.. Les dimensions métriques de cette munition sont 9,36x77 mm. Have an older gentleman considering a 375 cheytac that doesn't do much online so I thought I would ask. Although 300-grain solids penetrate well (and 350-grain solids even better) my view is any .375 is marginal for elephant, especially in the heavier cover where most elephant hunting is done today. Also like the .375 Weatherby its primary limitations are increased recoil and greatly reduced availability. 479,480, Sierra Bullets Reloading Manual, Rifle, Second Edition, pg.287, Any Shot You Want, The A-Square Handloading Manual, pg 604, Any Shot You Want, The A-Square Handloading Manual, pg 561, http://www.nrainsights.net/first%20freedom/weatherby.asp, ":: Weatherby : .460 Weatherby Magnum ::", http://www.chuckhawks.com/recoil_table.htm, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=.378_Weatherby_Magnum&oldid=1003557616, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 29 January 2021, at 15:34. Rated 4.83 out of 5 based on 6 customer ratings (6 customer reviews) $ 130.00. Please the 338 Lapua is a Military Caliber and available around the world. 26 inch barrel with bright bluing and quite highly figured California walnut stock, all original Weatherby with no alterations. 375–08 JAGUAR. The TAC338 is specifically designed for the 338 Lapua Magnum or 378 Weatherby based cartridges. All of these, and some others, are .375-caliber cartridges. 375 H & H 375 Weatherby 375 RUM 416 Remington Mag 458 Winchester Mag 458 Lott Long actions with a bolt face .Dia of .585 +/-30/378 Weatherby 338 Lapua 338/378 Weatherby 378 Weatherby mag 416 Rigby 416 Weatherby Mag 460 Weatherby Mag 470 Nitro Express SOGASOGA and hump0311 like this. Just picked up a Sako M995 TRG-S in 30-378 to have my smith build a 375/338 AI on. Joined Mar 4, 2015 Messages 3,281 Reaction score 4,510 Location North America Media 138 Articles 2 Member of NRA Life … These are good things; they make the .375 even more versatile…and more effective on larger game. Ours is an MGA rifle on a left-hand Remington action. And the .408 is more popular rest-of-world. In 2000, in cooperation with Steyr, Hornady developed the .376 Steyr, following Jeff Cooper’s concept of a “big bore scout rifle”—light and handy, yet powerful enough to keep you out of trouble with the big stuff. Thus it has greater case capacity and more efficiency. It used an unbelted .30-06-length case with a .532-inch- width body, the same as the rim and belt of the .375 H&H. The.375 Weatherby Magnum, developed by Roy Weatherby in 1944, is an “improved” version of the.375 H&H, meaning the body taper has been removed to increase powder capacity. The .375 has reigned supreme as the world’s most versatile caliber for more than a century. The .375, lacking qualifiers, is simply a bullet diameter, a caliber. Joined Mar 4, 2015 Messages 3,281 Reaction score 4,510 Location North America Media But the .375 still occupies its traditional position as the versatility king: Cartridges in this bullet diameter tend to shoot flat enough for most game under most conditions, yet the power is there for the really big stuff if needed. The .375 Weatherby Magnum, developed by Roy Weatherby in 1944, is an “improved” version of the .375 H&H, meaning the body taper has been removed to increase powder capacity. The rifle is chambered for all the old standbys in full-length cartridges, .300 Winchester, .300 Weatherby and .30-378 Weatherby. I’ll go for the majority vote: The .375 H&H makes the most sense, followed by the .375 Ruger. This is not generally true of other .375-caliber cartridges. 375 WHELEN IMPROVED. While the .375 H&H wears the crown for the bore diameter, there have been challengers. It is a lot faster, shooting nearly as flat as a .30-caliber magnum and developing as much energy as a .458 Lott: Spectacular! The 30-06 will kill any game I intend to hunt. H2O capacity is a whopping 165 grains ; TAC 338. .338 Scenars are always going to be cheaper than .375 solids and .338 brass is also be a bit cheaper. This is not true today; tough .375 bullets hold up just fine. The case is .30-06-length but slightly fatter; it propels a 270-grain .375 bullet at 2600 fps, meaningful velocity that develops just over 4000 ft-lbs of energy. By today’s standards these velocities are not flashy, but a spitzer 270-grain bullet shoots flat enough to be used almost anywhere, and the 300-grain bullet has long been proven adequate for any game on Earth. OUT OF STOCK (0) WBY 30-378WBY MKV 28 BR RC TERRAMARK DESRT CAMO. Over time the standard minimum for larger game came to be recognized as the .375. Oct 26, 2011 #2. Like the H&H and Weatherby it requires a full-length (.375 H&H) action. The TAC338 is also larger than the standard TAC action. CheyTac Caliber Comparison — .375 vs. .408 The shooter, Jim Spinella, prefers the .375 CheyTac to its .408-caliber Big Brother: “I shoot both the .408 and .375. AH legend. In my experience, the .375 will get you out there a little bit further. Designed to replace the 375 Weatherby Magnum, deep penetration and bone smashing power are the calling cards of the 378. Not only can .375 H&H ammo be used; almost any .375 H&H rifle can easily be converted to .375 Weatherby Magnum by opening up the chamber, a simple reaming job—and .375 H&H ammo can still be used. Shooting the big case offhand or off of shooting sticks can be tolerable, but the bench rest position is bad and prone is worse. Unique case dimensions define a cartridge. On availability of brass. Buffalo have not gotten tougher…but with today’s better bullets the .375 has gotten tougher and even more effective. From left to right: .376 Steyr, .375 Flanged Magnum, .375 H&H, .375 Ruger, .375 Weatherby Magnum, .375 Remington Ultra Magnum, .378 Weatherby Magnum. I’d much rather put a box of .375 H&H downrange at one sitting than a box of .340 Weatherby. 378 Weatherby-300gr bullet @ 2925 ft/s and 5699 ft/lbs 460 Weatherby-500gr bullet @ 2600 ft/s and 7504 ft/lbs Very impressive, however getting back to why they are not liked. A 340 Weatherby although potent, is not a 378 Weatherby or 460 Weatherby(375 calibre +). The 215 magnum rifle primer was developed by Federal specifically for this round. As for buffalo, the .375 H&H is absolutely fine. [8], The .378 has been responsible for numerous wildcat cartridges, being necked-down as the .22 Eargesplitten Loudenboomer and necked-up as the .500 A-Square. I have never seen a client who can handle either a 378 or 460 Weatherby with any form competence. Re: .375 cheytac vs 338 lapua Honestly, you can build a quality rifle in either caliber for more or less the same amount. That last cartridge can do for the 30-calibers what the .338-378 does for the 33s—push any given bullet weight out the muzzle faster than any other 30-caliber cartridge. The M408 rifle system is built by a collaborative effort of the original design, development and production team of the M200 .408 We are pleased to offer the full line of THOR 408 and 375 rifles with quick turnaround and short lead times for custom builds. in 2017 under the 375 Chey Tac designation.1 This cartridge is essentially the .408 Chey Tac necked down to use a smaller .375 caliber bullet. All barreled action work was done by R.W. Découvrez nos Etuis et douilles métalliques classés en catégorie C 375 Weatherby Magnum au meilleur prix : super promotions, petites annonces et ventes aux enchères, paiement en 3 ou 4 fois sans frais. Higher velocity and increased energy are really not needed, but if you feel you must have them the .375 Weatherby and .375 RUM are also indistinguishable. Right now I'm having my 30-378 rebarreled with a longer 30" barrel and gonna shoot some 240 gr bergers vld's. That’s getting to be a long poke for an H&H, but if you know the cartridge and its ballistics it will come through. Snyder Custom Rifles. Although it fits handily into a .30-06-length action, few manufacturers offer it. It was an original belted magnum design with no parent case, inspired by the .416 Rigby and headspacing of the belted .375 H&H Magnum. In 1905 Holland & Holland countered with the .400/375, also a mild (and unsuccessful) cartridge. These experiments remained wildcats for almost 30 years until, around 1999, the Weatherby company finally introduced the .338-378 Weatherby Magnum as a commercial cartridge. bullets and others seem to stick around the same as 338 lapua. As the name implies, Weatherby's ultimate .338 is based on a necked-down .378 Weatherby Magnum case. With a 2.85-inch case a full-length bolt-action is needed…but every manufacturer who has an action long enough chambers to it. 375 WINCHESTER. There are some shooters who can handle recoil extremely well. flyingfrog509, Oct 25, 2011. flyingfrog509, Oct 25, 2011 #1. Sports Afield's primary goal is to inspire hunters with exciting adventure stories about the most desirable game species. Its massive case holds so much powder that Federal designed its super-hot 215 primer to handle the load. While still unreleased to the public, the cartridge went on to set world records for accuracy including the first ten 10X in 1,000 yards (910 m) benchrest shooting. The THOR M408 rifle is the ultimate in long range precision. I’ve used both; they hit buffalo noticeably harder than the H&H or Ruger…but the cost in added recoil is also noticeable and must be considered. Its massive case holds so much powder that Federal designed its super-hot 215 primer to handle the load. This was so in 1912 when the .375 H&H was brand-new. This compares to 20 ft.lbs from a rifle chambered for .30-06 Springfield, but is only 10% more than the recoil of the .375 H&H Magnum while having 22% more energy. 375 WINCHESTER SHORT MAG. Outstanding Weather Resistant Hunting Rifle in .30-378 Weatherby Mag Both serious and amateur bolt action rifle hunters alike are familiar with the superb reputation of Weatherby. The.375 Weatherby and RUM hit more like a.416 than a.375, and the big.378 is awesome but especially vicious in recoil. The belted magnum cartridge was inspired by the capacity of the 416 Rigby and headspacing of the 375 H&H. The recoil is just too much. The 375 Snipe Tac is an improved 408 Chey-Tac … Re: .375 cheytac vs 338 lapua I have always wanted a 375 but there is not place to use it here i.e. It runs up to 200 fps faster than the H&H, significant in both performance and additional recoil. Its availability and long-term popularity are huge advantages; most African camps will have a cache of .375 H&H cartridges. 375 cheytac VS 338 lapua. 375 WHISPER. Why? 378 WEATHERBY MAGNUM. There are, however, faster .375s, and all are good. [13], Any Shot You Want, The A-Square Handloading Manual, pp. The custom 35″, 1:10″-twist Brux barrel is a fat, 2″-diameter ‘straight taper’ with fluting. All have two limitations: Increased recoil; and reduced availability. In western Tanzania in 2010 Boddington used a Dakota M76 in .375 H&H. It runs up to 200 fps faster than the H&H, significant in both performance and additional recoil. It is a .375 CheyTac (lengthened) built on a BAT 2.5″ action. A 340 Weatherby although potent, is not a 378 Weatherby or 460 Weatherby(375 calibre +). Jeff . The .378 Weatherby outshone the former cartridge and by 1960 the .375, though very useful in its own right, was made obsolete. The .378 Weatherby Magnum was designed by Roy Weatherby in 1953. All four are currently loaded by just one major supplier, although handloading and custom loads are always options. This East African roan was his most-wanted prize; the shot was in open country at nearly 300 yards. AH legend. "Bob" Thomson. Specifically building … 338-378 Weatherby, wiki, “old” SAAMI 338 Allen Magnum 338 Allen Xpress 338 Big Baer 338 CT MAXX 338 Edge (and 338 Edge +P), wiki, chamber reamer drawing (2) 338 EnABELR (Applied Ballistics) ... 375 Allen Magnum 375 Allen Xpress 375 CheyTac (9.5x77) - Peterson/CIP (9), chamber reamer drawing (2) Yes, the .378 Weatherby will generate considerable free recoil, an average of 77 ft. lbs. The 375 Weatherby is not an over-bore caliber. 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