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    hi all,
    probably a simple question but we are traveling to SA and i'm taking a 300WSM and 30-06. (left handed) the question..... can i carry both in the same case under my name. everwhere i see it says no two guns of the same Caliber. To my mind they are both 30 caliber (reloader in me) and different gauges.. will i have any trouble.? can anybody shed a little light on this for me.

    thanks, PALefty

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    Yes no problems what so ever. Good luck on your hunt.
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    Have a great trip and don't forget to report back!
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    Should be no issue...just remember which baggage claim tickets belongs to the rifle case...
    and which one for the Ammo...

    have a great time...
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    Look forward to the hunt report.

    Just try and put that 300 WSM into that 3006 and see how it goes for you.
    The SAPS will know the difference.
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    It is my understanding that they actually mean Cartridge and not caliber.

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    With the wording I have wondered the same thing.

    Shoot Anne at Hunter Support an email and I am sure she will have a definitive answer for you. They have a gun import and permitting service that is perfect for the first time hunter or anyone with a short layover in Joberg.

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    SAPS will look at the cartridge designation. Whatever is stamped on your barrel.

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