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Prince Jimmy
04-12-2012, 04:21 PM
Which one would be the better investment? I am pretty sure the H&H would have a better resale value any thoughts?

JustBen
04-12-2012, 04:29 PM
H&H is timeless and proven. Ruger has a slight ballistic edge and a shorter overall length.

Personally, I'd go with the H&H in a new gun. If you are looking at these guns as an investment, you are doing it wrong.

BuckingFastard
04-12-2012, 04:44 PM
Don't know about investment purposes, but would have to be H&H for me. Curious to hear what Remington would pick :p

Edward Teach
04-12-2012, 06:01 PM
H&H definitely.

Spooksar
04-12-2012, 08:45 PM
H&H I have both shoot the H&H more. Heavier rifles less recoil. I can't seem to get factory velocities out of the Ruger with hand loads, haven't tried any of the new powders yet

Crobar
04-12-2012, 10:07 PM
H&H I have both shoot the H&H more. Heavier rifles less recoil. I can't seem to get factory velocities out of the Ruger with hand loads, haven't tried any of the new powders yet

I have both too and my findings are the very same......

Prince Jimmy
04-12-2012, 10:47 PM
Sure firearms are an investment, why buy something that is going to depreciate badly? I'd bet you would lose 20% selling a used H&H and at least 50% on a Ruger. Buying quality pays in the long run with just about anything you buy.

mlehto
04-12-2012, 11:08 PM
Depends what you want!

If you want a timeless classic with some fancy wood then I would go with the H&H.

I do however appreciate the Ruger Alaskan with it's short stainless barrel, and synthetic stock for a camp gun.

REMINGTON
04-14-2012, 08:08 PM
I have the H&H - King of the 375 's ! Cheers ! REM

Rory McCanuck
04-16-2012, 02:06 PM
Intellectually, I know that the Ruger has better numbers.
Emotionally, H&H hands down. It just evokes an image of
an old English double rifle.

Camp Cook
04-19-2012, 07:26 AM
Neither for me yes they are good cartridges but they either have to much performance or not enough which is why I have a 375JDJ & a 375RUM.

For medium velocity that is only a bit less than the H&H/Ruger I am looking at a 376 Steyr should give me 2600fps with 250gr TTSX or 260gr Accubonds and I would house it in a smaller/lighter rifle than either the H&H or Ruger are available in.

SuperCub
04-20-2012, 12:25 PM
As much as I like the H&H and Chatfield-Taylor versions of the 375cal, I think the Ruger rifle and cartridge represents one of the the best values out there for a new rifle.

Also, most of us really don't need a 375 anyways. For the most part we just want one for the fun of it, which is OK. A 338/06 or 35Whelen would fit the bill perfectly for moose and/or bear.

OutdoorPursuitsCanada
04-21-2012, 12:09 AM
go for a .375 RUM and call it a day... :shoot2:

REMINGTON
04-23-2012, 10:31 PM
RUMS have very NASTY recoil ! You give up a bit with the H&H but its mild to shoot compared to a 375 RUM - of course you can always down load the RUM to H&H specs and upload for Cape Buffs ! LOL REM

Edward Teach
04-23-2012, 10:43 PM
Cam let me shoot his RUM and it wasn't too bad. :)

SuperCub
04-25-2012, 06:22 PM
Cam let me shoot his RUM and it wasn't too bad. :)
Prolley loaded with 200gr bullets and 50gr IMR4350. :D

REMINGTON
04-25-2012, 11:06 PM
Cam let me shoot his RUM and it wasn't too bad. :)

How many rounds did you shoot out ot it ? - off Hand or off the Bench ? :confused: REM

wraco
04-29-2012, 11:34 AM
I don't own a Ruger 375 but I do have 375 H&H, in a pre-64 Model 70, that I like very much. .

Rod

Edward Teach
04-29-2012, 06:08 PM
I can't remember what his load was, but it was pretty thumpy. I think they may have been 300 grain pills. It was off the bench.
I shoot a Guide Gun and I roll my own, so I don't mind a little bit of recoil.

deadeye
04-30-2012, 06:42 PM
I say 'Man up' and get a 378 Weatherby. just sayin...:o

Asphalt Cowboy
06-04-2012, 02:32 PM
I have a light weighted worked 375 H&H and you couldn't get it off me for all the gold in fort knox ..just saying

that's my Moose/Bear gun ..best all round and when it hits , they go down period


its the one on top

http://i237.photobucket.com/albums/ff309/H2SNOW1/IMG_1719.jpg

PoppaW
06-08-2012, 08:20 PM
I have shot the 375Ruger and H&H and the 378. I will say the Ruger is a very nice gun. For the H&H I had a BRNO and a Weatherby. The H&H feeds slick and smooth. The recoil is about the same and ballistics are the same for the most part. The 378 was a beast with a light 24" barrel. Had a lot more feedback at the shot. It was a very light gun and lighter than the BRNO and the rest. I kinda wish I had kept it. I sold it because I thought I wanted a 26" barrel on my Weatherby's. Now I know better and like 24" or less on my guns.