With a belt and gentle shoulder, the .400 H&H Mag. could be called “old-school” in design, but it was introduced in the 21st century. With “modern” big bores such as the .416 Rem. Mag. and .458 Win. Mag., do we really need the .400? Dakota Arms sure seems to think so.
Cross Indiana Jones, Harry Flashman and a Colt M911 .45 pistol and you have the interesting—almost unbelievable—real life of one Donald Coates.