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Is the .375 Ruger caliber common enough in southern Africa for a hunter to buy ammunition if he had problems in transit and his ammo did not arrive in Africa?

 


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I am planning to have a double rifle built for use on buffalo and elephant. I am undecided between .450 NE, .470 NE, or .500 NE. I understand that ammo is more common for .470 and .500 NE. Do you have any recommendations?

 

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An interesting question, because there are many things to consider. As you mention, one of them is ammo--and this is an aspect that concerns me.

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I just returned from my third plains-game hunt in RSA and I want to return next year for crocodile. My PH told me to hunt crocodile with whatever rifle that I am most comfortable with, but recommended solids. Kevin, what is your recommendation? My PH actually took a croc in the Limpopo River with a .22-250 Rem, but I don't want to be undergunned. I was thinking about my .300 Win Mag with Barnes solids.

 

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I have both a .300 Win Mag and .375 H&H. What bullet weight and bullet type would you recommend for each for plains game? For a plains-game hunt only, which rifle would you take?

 

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I am considering the purchase of a Heym double rifle in .458 caliber. The rifle has automatic ejectors. I have heard that because the cartridge doesn't have the flanged rim that traditional doubles possess that it will fail to eject reliably.  Based on your experience, can you provide guidance on whether I should get serious about this purchase?

 

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