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Browning A-Bolt 375 H and H

Anyone ever had a Browning A-Bolt 375 H and H? I've got a couple of Brownings now that I really like, but I have never known anyone with the 375 and was wondering if the A-Bolt faired well in this caliber too. It will serve as an all around North American Backup rifle as well as a Dangerous Game rifle(Africa) and I'm settled on the 375 H and H for my purposes (and after lengthy discussions with friends in Africa) but was just wondering about this particular rifle. Any discussion about other makers is welcome too.

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Browning A-Bolt 375 H and H

I've never fired anything larger than a 338 Mag, don't care for recoil anymore. I was talking to a sheriff deputy last year that got the Browning in 375 for an Africa trip next year. He said it was a miserable thing to shoot. Them he tried a friends 375, mod 70 I thing, and there was a huge difference in recoil. Mod 70 was comfortable to shoot. I'm quite sure I'll never find out!

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Browning A-Bolt 375 H and H

Now that is interesting. I''ve always liked the Model 70 but I'm not sure how hard it would be to find one now - maybe I should get on the ball and start calling around before they all disapear forever. I do like the Browning because it fits me (points like a good shotgun for me) and I prefer the safety as well. The new Kimber 375 is also a nice looking set up as well - a bit on the expensive side for me right now - but a darn nice classic looking 375.

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Browning A-Bolt 375 H and H

A friend of mine and his father both bought Abolts in 375 last year for bear in Alaska. They both loved them and said they would recommend one if I ever wanted to go with them. They had muzzle breaks put on, but I believe that you can get one with a Boss already on. These guys both hunt with 30-378 Weatherby for deer/elk so recoil is probably not a huge consideration for them.

I have fallen in love with my 9.3x62 and would probably never need a 375 though.

By the way, my friend said the browning flipped over a large brown bear boar at 111 yds. with 300 grain round.

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Browning A-Bolt 375 H and H

Good stuff to hear.

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Browning A-Bolt 375 H and H

I have an A-bolt SS in a 375 H&H with a boss. I love it with a 260 gr Accu bond bullet the bullet has great ballistics. And you can not beat the power of the 300 gr bullet. If you re load or use factory you have more than enough to choose your poison for what you are hunting. You will not go wronged using this gun for almost any thing.
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