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Old 07-11-2018, 09:14 PM   #1
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Yesterday I ordered a Mossberg Patriot Marinecote w/synthetic stock in .375 Ruger. I had a thread on here a while back about wanting a .375. I have read a lot about both. Since Walmart isnít going to have neither the .375 H&H or Ruger on shelves I would have to purchase ammo online. I will also purchase dies for reloading.
Next I will have to decide on a scope. I kind of want another vx-1 3-9x40 or a 2-7x33.
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Old 07-11-2018, 09:16 PM   #2
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What are you going to use it for., that will dictate what scope.
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Old 07-11-2018, 09:34 PM   #3
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Might shoot pigs,take it out once or twice deer hunting or next bear hunt. It’s really mostly going to be a fun gun that only gets shot a few times a year.
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Old 07-11-2018, 09:37 PM   #4
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Way overkill for anything I will prolly ever shoot with it. It really was on my want list and not need list.
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Old 07-11-2018, 09:40 PM   #5
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Its not a "long range" gun so quality 2x7 will do you just fine. I have a 1.5x4 on my H&H
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Old 07-11-2018, 09:58 PM   #6
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Vortex Viper 2-7 on my Ruger Alaskan 20Ē


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Old 07-11-2018, 10:13 PM   #7
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I would love to have a .375 or a .416 someday. Any particular reason to choose Ruger over an H&H or Rigby/Remington?
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Old 07-11-2018, 10:22 PM   #8
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The Mossberg Patriot rifle is prolly the least expensive route for a .375.
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Old 07-11-2018, 10:37 PM   #9
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I have a Winchester model 70 in 375 H&H that was made in 1965. It has a Leupold 3-9 on it. Love that rifle and load Barnes 300 gr TSX for it.
On my next trip to Africa I will use it for Cape Buffalo.
The 375 H&H is a classic and pretty versatile caliber. I don't know a lot about the 375 Ruger, I just wanted the H&H when I got mine because it's a classic.

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Old 07-11-2018, 11:42 PM   #10
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Let me know you you like it. I was trying to buy that one in the classifieds the other day but they guy turned into a ghost. Now my interest is peaked


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Old 07-11-2018, 11:43 PM   #11
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Let me know you you like it. I was trying to buy that one in the classifieds the other day but they guy turned into a ghost. Now my interest is peaked


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Will do
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Old 07-18-2018, 04:53 PM   #12
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I got my rifle today. Says 6.5 lbs. I don’t know if someone was leaning on the scale or what. The thing is light. Seems to have pretty fair trigger on it as well. I thought it came with bases but evidently not. Looks like Buds still has a few but raised the price a little on them.
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Old 07-18-2018, 05:06 PM   #13
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I got my rifle today. Says 6.5 lbs..
Before that first shot, hold on tight!
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Old 07-18-2018, 05:07 PM   #14
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But seriously, we need a thorough review of this gun after you get to shoot it. Iím intrigued.
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Old 07-18-2018, 05:18 PM   #15
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I am with you on this! But I will
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Old 07-19-2018, 08:41 AM   #16
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I ordered a box of of 270 grain Hornady Superformance ammo last night.
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