As for the heavy loads, it is most certainly worth pursuing full power provided such loads are safe and also temperature stable. Add to cart. It went on to become standard in Weatherby ammunition, not only in the .378 Weatherby Magnum, but later in his .460, .416 and .30-378 magnums as well. Shot placement, individual animal sizes and actual impact velocities each have to be taken into consideration. There is a small risk of petal loss when the GMX is used in this manner though this makes little difference to its performance. Barnes bullets include the 235 grain TSX, the 250 grain Tipped TSX, the 270 grain TSX, the 300 grain TSX and the 350 grain TSX. .222 Remington Rifle Cartridge – Family Portrait, Browning's New X-Bolt Max Long Range Rifle, Performance Center-Thompson/Center LRR Review, .300 Win. The 200 grain flat point is not all that well suited to the Weatherby but it can be put to use as a mild load for hunting medium game or for general practice. But the .30-378 magnum story does not end there. As with most Weatherby Magnums, … When used on heavy game the increased power level of the .378 Weatherby can be considered ‘justified’. The road to the famous Remington 700 rifle was paved with classics like the models 725 and 30s. The previous Hornady iterations of the dangerous game bullet were not all that well suited to impact velocities above 2900fps. Hornady have just now (Oct 2017) released their 300 grain round nose bonded DGX bullet. But with an accurate rifle and careful shot placement it is possible (though not always so - depending on exact game weights) to anchor game on the spot. Gun Review; by Nick Leghorn | Jul 24, 2017 | 39 comments. Nosler projectiles include the 260 grain Accubond, the 260 grain Partition, the 260 grain Banded Solid, the 300 grain Accubond, the 300 grain Partition and 300 grain Banded Solid. Nosler would have been better to do away with the bonding all together (Ballistic Tip) and create a load purely for extended range. Rifle Shooter Digital Staff - April 11, 2019. Between 2400 and 2200fps (330 yards) wounds are wide but we may see a slight delay in killing. Barnes also produce flat point lead core bullets designed for the .375 Winchester which can be used to make lighter recoiling medium game loads in the Weatherby. Although the Weatherby company have released their cartridges from proprietary status it is rare to find another maker of .378 brass purely because of its unique case dimensions. The current Mk V Weatherby rifle chambered in .378 does however come fitted with a much needed muzzle brake. 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 .378 Weatherby Magnum was designed by Roy Weatherby in 1953. As per the norm with the medium bores this cartridge does its best work on a diet of H4350 (ADI 2209). The.338-378 shoots a little flatter than the.340 Wby. And since the 215 primer is available from Federal as a reloading component, it is the logical choice for handloads as well. Bella Twin, the .22 Used to Take the 1953 World Record Grizzly, and More; The Big, Bad-Bore .30-378 Weatherby Magnum Strikes Again; NBCI’s State of the Bobwhite 2018 Reports 24% Increase in Managed Bobwhite Acres Over Last Year This is a wonderful cartridge for those willing to take the time to get to know it. This can be used in the same manner as the Sierra 250 grain bullet. His first nine 250-grain Sierra MatchKing bullets fired from a rifle in .30-378 magnum snuggled into a group measuring 3.125 inches, and even though a sudden shift in wind caught him off guard on the 10th squeeze of the trigger, the group still measured an incredible 4.375 inches. Sometime later, the availability of an extremely dense propellant with an even slower burn rate increased velocity to just beyond 6,000 fps. If I had to pick just one for use with all bullet weights, it would be Retumbo. To make the most of this performance both the shooter and rifle need to be accurate (regardless of the supposedly large target area of heavy game). Sight height 1.6” (Scope). But when all is said and done both perform in much the same manner relative to the strengths and limitations of homogenous copper projectile design. Mag. But to utilize it the hunter must get past the initial grandeur of high power and see it for what it really is. While developing his .378 magnum back in the 1950s, Roy Weatherby was experiencing ignition problems with primers then available, so he went to Federal, which came up with a solution in the form of the 215 primer. Buy in stock 378 Weatherby Magnum ammunition online. That means it is a whopping big cartridge case. Magnum, but in practical killing power there is little difference. Both factory and hand loads deliver 200fps higher velocity than the .375 Weatherby, 300fps greater velocity than hand loads for the .375 H&H and 400fps higher velocity than factory .375 H&H ammunition. The Partition can excel when used to shoot across valleys. The 250 grain Gameking features a jacket nearly twice as thick as other Gameking bullets along with an extra tough core. As I have described many times now, the key is to get close (inside 100 yards) and aim small. The trigger on the Mk 2 has been vastly improved, offering a two-stage adjustable unit, with a three-position safety catch. The heavier the bullet and the further away we can be above an impact velocity of 2600fps the more noticeable this becomes. Mar 21, 2007 #1 H. hjl Well-Known Member. In my experience, by using a bullet weighing at least 250 grains driven at velocities as close to or above 3000fps this, and other cartridges of this power level, have the rare ability to initiate hydrostatic shock on heavy game causing instant poleaxe (loss of consciousness) followed by blood loss and death. As for the trigger, the higher the recoil, the less we want any preloading on the trigger to accentuate this. In each and every case, my advice when using these projectiles is to load as fast as the rifle will accurately allow, get close and break bone. The .378 Weatherby is an exceptionally good cartridge for hunting large game. Buy a 378 weatherby online. Used in this manner the Accubond can be highly effective. Having said this, those who wish to use Woodleigh bullets on game weighing no more than 450kg (1000lb) will find that the 300 grain round nose produces immense trauma and is the more versatile where game weights vary by a good deal. It is certainly interesting to see how this projectile has progressed over time and good to see Hornady have been willing to make improvements as needed. If the Gameking is forced to penetrate through more than a foot of tissue and bone combined with high impact velocities it sheds a great deal of energy. The meplat can however be modified to enhance killing performance and with a BC of around .8 this bullet can afford to lose a whole point in BC without ill effect. To get started, click the link below to visit and learn how to access your digital magazine. This bullet is most useful on game weighing up to and around 600kg (1300lb) while 700kg should be considered the upper limit. Who makes dies for a 7mm-378 Weatherby mag? The 270 grain Speer BTSP loaded to 3150fps is an exceptional killer of large bodied game. Too often I hear of hunters speaking about the large target area of heavy game, advertising their lack of skill to all who will hear. Velocity ratings for those three bullet weights are 3,500, 3,420 and 3,160 fps, respectively. The 350 grain Woodleigh is designed to be used at impact velocities no higher than 2500fps. For my own part, I am glad the two brands are not identical as each offer unique performance. Neither should be used on dangerous animals weighing over 450kg (1000lb) at close ranges. Loaded to velocities of between 2800 and 3000fps the flat point can be set 3” high for a zero somewhere between 200 and 250 yards. This will, over the coming weeks and months, be incorporated into the Weatherby line up, replacing the previous unbonded round nose soft point. As a diehard 6.5mm nut I’m excited to begin loading RPM once I can get my hands on brass. 378 weatherby for sale and auction. Weatherby then set about designing a .375 caliber cartridge of extreme power. On heavier game a homogenous bullet can prove more effective. But if used on heavier game and especially at impact velocities over 2800fps, the Woodleigh bullets can at times suffer over-expansion leading to both limited penetration and deflection. Furthermore, very few hunters have an interest in chasing very high velocities with light pills. All RifleShooter subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. The high velocity .257 Weatherby, .270 Weatherby, .300 Weatherby and .30-378 Weatherby are especially popular among hunters pursuing animals like elk, caribou, mule deer, mountain goat, bighorn sheep, and pronghorn who want a flat-shooting cartridge that's more resistant to wind drift and still hits hard at extended range. The 235 grain Speer Hotcor can be put to good use in the 378. The cartridge can hold upwards of 7.13 g (120 gr) of powder.The 378 Weatherby Magnum cartridge also … As a long range bullet for large bodied deer and antelope the Speer is simply outstanding down to 1800fps. It can therefore be wise to dual load, utilizing a premium bullet for close range work where raking shots may have to be taken on dangerous animals, utilizing the Sierra for open country work. Due to this limited availability the .378 Weatherby is more popular in the U.S than in other countries of the world that are more dependent on common manufacture. To achieve consistency Federal designed the No.215 Magnum primer specifically for the Weatherby magnum. Soon after receiving a contract from the government, Roy simply necked down his .378 magnum case to .30 caliber, seated special 30-grain bullets made by Vernon Speer atop heavy charges of the slowest-burning powder available and exceeded a muzzle velocity of 5,000 fps. Beyond this range shot placement and wind drift can be a concern but with great care (and practice) the Interlock can be used out to ranges of around 600 yards. David Fortier talks with Jeff Hoffman of Black Hills Ammunition about the evolution of the .308 Win. While both the 250 and 270 grain bullets work very well on larger bodied game, it is the 300 grain bullet that will be of most use to the .378 user. Nevertheless, there are some limitations. Abide by those three rules and you can live happily ever after with Roy Weatherby's biggest .30 caliber cartridge. That's not a lot of shooting for a varmint shooter, but it is more rounds than some hunters fire in a rifle during a lifetime. Weatherby Mark V Accumark Bolt Action Rifle -The name says it all. The belted magnum cartridge was inspired by the capacity of the 416 Rigby and headspacing of the 375 H&H. Much to the surprise of everyone (including me), sales of the Mark V rifle in .30-378 magnum far exceeded the projections of Weatherby and his staff. The author takes stock of rimfire rifles he's known and loved. For large game weighing up to 450kg (1000lb), consider 2200fps as the cut-off point. The animal was almost fully broadside (just quartering on), the bullet broke the humerus (leg raised to show break). Therefore, while it can be enjoyable to push the limits, hunters must apply caution. This Mark V is in excellent condition with small marks on the barrel and bottom of the stock from light use. In lesser cartridges this bullet can at times be somewhat annoying. Having said this, best results are obtained at impact velocities over 2400fps. Regards. Rated 5.00 out of 5 $ 1,999.00 – $ 2,199.00 Select options; Mark V® Weathermark Bronze $ 1,499.00 – $ 1,599.00 Select options; Contact Us. Those who wish to push this further need to understand that the Speer can really struggle to produce any form of expansion between 1800fps and 1600fps (800 yards). From an easy muzzle velocity of 3200fps the Hotcor is an emphatic killer of medium game down to an impact velocity of 2400fps or around 250 to 260 yards. Beyond 220 yards this bullet is best suited to large bodied non-dangerous game which offer plenty of body weight resistance to aid expansion and hydraulic wounding. Designed to replace the 375 Weatherby Magnum, deep penetration and bone smashing power are the calling cards of the 378. The .378 Weatherby Magnum was introduced in 1953 as a replacement for the previous .375 Wby. Mag. All Rights Reserved. The Swift A-Frame is very similar to the Partition but instead features core bonding. Hornady projectiles include the 250 grain GMX, the 270 grain Interlock RP-SP, the 300 grain DGX and the 300 grain DGS. Brands like and Weatherby. Mag. Some show the cartridge topping out with a 180-grain bullet at 3,300 fps while others give it another 100 fps or so. While this load is acceptable for hunting large bodied deer readers are advised to refrain from using this projectile on heavy game. This is, however, rarely seen in fullbore rifles. Your review * Name * Email * You may also like… Mark V® Accumark Elite $ 2,799.00 – $ 2,999.00 Select options; Mark V® Accumark. A quick mention of caution must also go to the one load produced by Nosler featuring their 260 grain Accubond bullet at an advertised 3100fps. Weatherby continue to utilize this design (at least at the time of writing) simply because it maintains the Weatherby look. Tom Beckstrand and Neal Emery of Hornady highlight the 6MM Creedmoor ammo. As is almost always the case with other cartridges, those who develop data for the reloading manuals tend to disagree on just how fast the .30-378 Weatherby Magnum really is. Due to the fact that Hornady have only just released the bonded DGX, I cannot yet comment on its performance. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets. The 250 grain Gameking can normally handle heavier body weights but when loaded well over 3000fps there is a risk of shallow penetration. The .378 Weatherby is an exceptionally good cartridge for hunting large game. Below 2200fps and through to the cut off point of 1800fps we see a more noticeable delay while shot placement is also made more difficult as a result of wind drift (BC .301). I long for the day when either Hornady or Sierra revisit this bullet weight. Driven hard the A-Frame sheds some weight and SD, but manages to smash though heavy bone and achieve very wide internal wounding. For my own part, I would suggest that a very stout 250 grain bullet can produce hydrostatic shock on game weighing up to 600kg or 1300lb, but on heavier game a 270 to 300 grain homogenous bullet can prove more effective. Like any cartridge that consumes huge charges of powder for its bore size, the .30-378 magnum will burn out a barrel in fewer rounds than will a much smaller cartridge. Instead it often does its best work on large bodied deer and antelope and although there is ample scope for this, it is still somewhat of a shame that Speer do not produce a true light to medium weight game bullet for .375-08 and .375-06 users. 175 Gr. The 250 grain GMX (homogenous copper) projectile is an excellent bullet for hunting large bodied game out to moderate ranges. This cartridge was also used as Weatherby’s base for the design of the .460 Weatherby. Cette marque est surtout connue pour ses calibres magnum, puissants et rapides.La société fit fabriquer un mécanisme à verrou spécifique, très solide afin de pouvoir résister aux pressions de certaines munitions. Suggested sight settings and bullet paths. Unfortunately the traditional Mk V stock tends to accentuate felt recoil. Speer bullets include the 235 grain semi spitzer Hotcor, the 270 grain BTSP and the 285 grain Grand Slam. One cannot say that the .243 is overpowered for deer and the same applies here. New Rifle Review: The Weatherby 6.5-300 WBY Mag. The .378 achieves Roy Weatherby’s goals in every way. Clear of any illusions, the hunter can get down to business and focus on load selection and rifle accuracy while all the time working towards the goal of minimal human error.This is a wonderful cartridge for those willing to take the time to get to know it. Kills inside 200 yards were spectacular, though meat damage was severe at close ranges. This bullet is not designed to be used at impact velocities over 2400fps, but provided it is not used on heavy game, produces exceptional results. Body weight resistance must be high and shot placement must be sound. Add To Wish List. 30-378 Weatherby Magnum: $1,899.99. In any case, this is a very spectacular killer of lean to medium sized game when used in the .378 Weatherby. While we have went to great lengths to make sure that it's as accurate as possible this rendering should not be used to generate specs for casings. Despite its unusual nomenclature, the .378 uses standard .375" bullets. For the sake of marketing a belt was added to the .416 Rigby case which, combined with the double radius shoulder, gave it a true ‘Weatherby Magnum’ appearance. Below 2200fps and through to 1800fps (680 yards) shots must be kept well forwards in order to ensure clean killing. 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. He told me every 2,000 rounds. The secret to enjoying acceptable accuracy life from the .30-378 magnum boils down to nothing more than using a bit of common sense: Keep rapid-fire shooting to a minimum, allow the barrel to cool down between groups and keep bullet jacket fouling under control through proper bore cleaning. Both work well on large bodied deer or antelope weighing up to 600kg (1300lb). These are most suitable for large bodied deer or antelope out to ranges of around 400 yards. The .222 Rem. Browning's new X-Bolt Max Long Range rifle is an accurate rifle tailored for long range... Gunsite's Ed Head reviews the Ruger American/Robar Scout Rifle. Those who wish to hunt Brown bear weighing less than 450kg may find that the 300 grain Partition offers an excellent balance of wounding versus penetration. Again, such arguments only highlight one’s inexperience. As a large game cartridge (moose or bear), the .378 Weatherby is extremely effective. The .30-378 magnum was introduced in the Mark V rifle in 1996, and shortly thereafter, I was asked for chamber dimensions and load data that I had worked up--based on a rifle in that chambering I'd built the year before--and the information was forwarded on to Norma so the Swedish firm could begin development of factory ammunition. If not for interest in the cartridge by members of the Original 1,000-Yard Benchrest Club in Pennsylvania during the 1960s, the .30-378 magnum would most likely have faded away. It also spawned an entire family of cartridges. Through the years I have worked with four different rifles in this cartridge, and only one of them was incapable of exceeding 3,400 fps--and that one had slightly undersized bore and groove diameters. Like the Accubond, its core bonding can be too weak for use on large game but too stout for light game, yet by the nature of its bullet weight should in theory be suited to lighter medium game. The only change that could possibly be made is some form of rear core bonding, avoiding any changes to the front core. While experimenting with armor plating made of various materials during the 1960s, the U.S. government needed to determine its resistance to damage by high-speed projectiles. The Partition also has fairly good reach, being immensely effective on appropriate game out to ranges of around 360 yards or 2200fps. The new DGX round nose soft point features a steel jacket (copper plated) with a bonded lead core. All are generally true to or within an acceptable range of their stated velocities. Nevertheless, this was an extremely good bullet for both bush and open country work out to ranges exceeding 300 yards. *Load 1, 2 and 6 set for heavy game / close range. RifleShooter Magazine editor Scott Rupp breaks down all the features of the Mossberg Patriot Predator rifle chambered in 6.5 PRC. And again, shot placement is the key. The manufacturer’s suggested retail price is $2,400 for all calibers except for the .30-378 Wby. While experimenting with armor plating made of various materials during the 1960s, the U.S. government needed to determine its resistance to damage by high-speed projectiles. 4350 fps from a 150gr bullet . The 300 grain Gameking was designed to cope with .378 velocities. That 9.5% more capacity does translate into faster speeds. This was introduced as a Weatherby proprietary cartridge in 1953. Weatherby’s loads are pushing a 127-gran Barnes LRX are around 3,200 feet per … OSG's Lynn Burkhead and Ruger's Matt WIlson kick off SHOT Show 2018 by taking a look at the Ruger Predator. But in the bullet melting Weatherby the 235 grain Speer can be viewed as truly soft. 175 Gr. One of them was Earl Chronister, who held the world record for the smallest 10-shot group fired in 1,000-yard competition. However, that extra velocity comes and the associated … Those who hunt in mountainous terrain where ridge to ridge shots are to be expected will greatly appreciate the heavy Sierra bullet. $ 228.99 $ 88.32. Nevertheless, they can work very well. During a conversation with Ed Weatherby in late 1991, I urged him to start chambering his rifles for the big cartridge and offer loaded ammunition. "Bob" Thomson. 338-378 Weatherby Magnum Powder Minimum Maximum Charge (grains) Velocity (fps) Charge (grains) Velocity (fps) *RL 22 90.0 2696 98.0 2890 US869 110.5 2736 118.5 2948 H1000 92.0 2664 100.0 2826 RL 25 94.5 2747 102.5 2906 338-378 Weatherby Magnum Suggested Bullet Use Suggested Bullet Use 250-grain LRX BT Sectional Density .313 Ballistic Coefficient .602 C.O.A.L 3.750” 250-grain TSX FB … Next Post There’s no doubt that Remington’s 700 is the champ, the long-time gold standard in bolt action rifles. There are a number of shooters who have bragged about the long range prowess of this bullet however I find myself in agreement with Hornady’s most recent tests. Swift projectiles include the 250, 270 and 300 grain A-Frame’s along with their new Break away solids (untested at the time of writing). Load the slowest powder in a drop tube to get max pressure . Roy Weatherby’s 378 delivers 34 percent more energy at the muzzle than the powerful 375 H&H Magnum. To say otherwise only highlights the inexperience of the hunter. Sell your 378 weatherby for FREE today on GunsAmerica! Arguably the most interesting option is the new 6.5mm Weatherby RPM. Weatherby Mark V Accumark Bolt Action Rifle. But when used on potentially dangerous animals it can be best to consider 450kg (1000lb) as a maximum body weight. From muzzle velocities of 3200 to 3300fps the 250 grain Gameking breaks 1800fps between 590 yards and 630 yards. 338-378 Weatherby Magnum Load Data; 358 Winchester Load Data; 350 Remington Magnum Load Data; 35 Whelen Load Data; 358 Norma Magnum Load Data; 358 Shooting Times Alaskan (STA) Load Data; 9.3×74 R Load Data; 9.3 X 62 Mauser Load Data; 9.3x64mm Brenneke Load Data; 375 Holland & Holland (H&H) Magnum Load Data; 375 Ruger Load Data ; 378 Weatherby Magnum Load Data; 375 … It could be that other magnum primers such as the Remington 91„2M, CCI 250 and Winchester WLRM would work equally well, but the Federal 215 does such a good job in its role I have never gotten around to trying anything else in the big Weatherby cartridges. Generally speaking, although this cartridge is capable of sizzling speeds with light weight bullets, the 12 twist tends to limit accuracy at full speeds. The high sectional density of the 350 grain bullet helps immensely with straight line penetration, adding some reliability when hunting game in the 600 to 700kg (1300 - 1540lb) weight range. For the sake of posterity, the now obsolete 225 grain Hornady Spire point Interlock was an excellent choice. The Lapua has a slight advantage in that it isn’t a belted case like the big Weatherby is. Weatherby Vanguard Review. Simple burn rate chart and lean to vv 500 powders if you can , imr is temp sensitive , etc . The brass Interbond bullet was the worst, suffering bullet blow up on impact. Subscriber Services. This product is no longer available. This projectile is at its best at impact velocities over 2600fps. hjl . Treat this with absolute caution. $1,479.99 - $2,159.99 . Joined Oct 20, 2005 Messages 91 Location Qld, Australia. Gun Review: Weatherby Mark V Accumark in .308 Win. is not only a classic round. I would imagine so, I think the Weatherby calibers are known to be accurate. Those who put BC ahead of killing take note: hitting and killing are two different things. And yet, for the discerning sportsman searching for a rifle that is built as well as or better than many custom guns and shoots lights out, it’s a product that offers great value. Video! The 300 grain bullet (one of my go-to bullets) is effective on game weighing up to 600kg (1300lb). Unfortunately, I cannot yet report on its performance however it is my hope that this projectile will perform admirably on heavy game, backed with the DGS (solid) for follow up shots. Projectile construction is another factor as this cartridge can place a great deal of stress on projectiles. That’s about a 20 percent increase in case capacity. From a 26” barrel comfortable velocities include 3350fps with 225-235 grain bullets, 3300fps with 250 grain bullets, 3250fps with 260 grain bullets, 3150 to 3200fps using 270 grain bullets, 3000 to 3050fps with 300 grain bullets and 2700 to 2800fps with the very long 350 grain Woodleigh projectiles These velocities are roughly 50 to 100fps faster than the .375 RUM with individual bore tolerances muddying the waters. Copyright © 2007-2017 Terminal Ballistics Research,, Achieve success with the long range hunting book series & matchgrade bedding products, MatchGrade Synthetic Stock Stabilizer instructions, The Practical Guide to Long Range Hunting Rifles, The Practical Guide to Bolt Action Rifle Accurizing & Maintenance, The Practical Guide to Long Range Hunting Cartridges, The Practical Guide To Long Range Shooting. Having said this, long range shooters are advised to look to the Rocky Mountain ULD bullet for dedicated long range killing. In this cartridge clash, Brad Fitzpatrick takes a look at the .300 Win. Many would disagree, I could care less what they think. I would love to have a .30-378, it seems like a giant .22-250, in the reloading manuals I have they say you can load a 110 gr. During the 1960’s, U.S gun writer Elmer Keith and Bob Thompson created the wildcat .338-378 by shortening the .378 case slightly and necking it down to .338”. Beyond its role as a heavy game load the Barnes works well on other large bodied game such as bear and moose. The Hornady 270 RP-SP is a relatively soft bullet of conventional construction. In the quest for a larger case Roy Weatherby utilized the 416 Rigby as a parent case design. $1,699.97 Delivery Method. Match bullet. The .378 Weatherby is a monumental cartridge in its size, power, and capabilities. 30-378 weatherby is the best velocity of the 30 cals . When used on medium game and also large bodied deer and antelope species the .378 delivers tremendously disproportionate to caliber wounding at ordinary hunting ranges which translates into extremely fast killing. The A-Frame, while very tough, is more limited in its effective range. Mag., .338-378 Wby. One thing is certain: The maximum velocity potential of the cartridge will be reached only by the use of the slowest-burning powders available. Back in 1996 I spoke with Chronister about his accomplishments in 1,000-yard competition and asked him how often he replaced the barrel on his rifle. Between 2600 and 2200fps (450 yards) the Speer produces clean but sometimes delayed kills on light framed game animals depending on shot placement. From muzzle velocities of around 2900fps the two loads will hopefully work very well together. The factory ballistics for the .378 Weatherby are … The next challenge came in the form of internal ballistics. On light framed game this bullet does its best work down to impact velocities of 2600fps or around 250 yards. Growing up with Weihrauch air rifles, I was spoilt with a quality Rekord trigger from an early age, and really appreciated the two stages offered by the design. Clear of any illusions, the hunter can get down to business and focus on load selection and rifle accuracy while all the time working towards the goal of minimal human error. Discuss this article or ask a question on the forum here The new cartridge was named the .378 Weatherby Magnum and was introduced to the public as a Weatherby proprietary cartridge in 1953. Woodleigh produce both round nose and protected point Weldcore projectile designs. But again, wind drift is a concern. It has an appealing checkered Monte Carlo walnut stock, with ebony tip and grip cap. The limits, hunters must apply caution after with Roy Weatherby ’ s own proprietary Magnum like. 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