Elephant hunting from 18 August

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  1. daggaboyblog

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    We're heading across in 17 more sleeps - but who's counting?

    The plan us for elephant, brown hyena and spotted hyena and a few other species should we have the opportunity. Should be a great hunt nd a good break from the daiy grind.

    Was out smashing a few pigs last weekend and blowing up milk bottles with my .450 Ackley Magnum. All good to go!
     
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    Good luck Daggaboy. I too am heading into the "home stretch". Leaving Aug 17th for Mozambique. It's amazing that at 57, I still feel like a kid counting down the days until Christmas eve! Look forward to your hunt report!
     
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    Milk bottles, an interesting approximation for a facsimile target. Creative.
    Good luck to both of you.

    If you stop getting excited it is time to quit!
     
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    Cant wait for the report this is the sort of hunt I want to plan for next year ,good luck have a great time..
     
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    i wish you great luck with your elephant hunt there bloke
    love to hear the write up afterwards and see some pictures
     
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    Enjoy every moment of your time there and good luck on your hunt!
     
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    Wish you the best, Daggaboy !

    Looking forward to your story and pics.
     
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    Absorb every moment Daggaboy. Wish you the best.
     
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    Damn! Elephants, my dream hunt yet to be completed. Good luck.

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    In lieu of any megafauna in the paddocks I roam, I hung milk bottles in trees with a great big mountain for a backstop. It was the only thing I could think to do to get myself shooting up at targets! No misses! All we have to do now is find an elephant hanging out if a baobab or a sausage tree and I should be right...
     
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    Guys,

    Spent Saturday at the bench assembling ammo for the .450 Ackley and the .300 Weatherby. Had to pick up a few last minute items and with ten days to go, all the paperwork is done and all we need to do is pack!

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    Thats alot of bullet right there, glad Im not an Elephant! Good luck Im sure you are getting more psyched up by the day!
     
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    must be getting itchy feet by now daggaboy, cant be to many more sleeps now champ (if you can sleep)
     
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    Bluey you're about right - not much chance of sleeping tonight! I worked through last night just to get on top of a few things before I left thinking tht I'd sleep like a baby tonight - not the case!

    We're off in 8 hours.......
     
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    tick tock tick tock.....
    hope you have a safe , succesful hunt daggaboy.
    cant wait to see your compilatation after your safe return
    enjoy every second
     
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