Hello from America Greenville SC

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  1. gamehunter

    gamehunter New Member

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    My name is Zach Pike and I am from South Carolina.
    Though I have never been to Africa I hope to go very soon, because it has been a life long dream to be able to go to the dark continent and hunt some of the most beautiful and formital animals in the world. I love the challenge, the more challenging the better.

    My passion is hunting and conservation, I hunt anything from whitetail, turkey, duck, wild hog, and the list goes on. I am only 25 but I like to do things the old fashioned way by going out getting dirty and putting a lot of effort in finding the right spots to find my game. I love getting others into hunting and teaching them all I know from the lay of the land, how to scout and track, to what each species like to eat and there habitats. I have other hobbies and interests like working on 4x4s, reloading my own ammo, gun smithing, and building things from scratch.

    I am a machinist by trade working with anything from manual lathes to cnc machines. I currently work at a machine shop in Fountain Inn makeing machine tools.

    I also love any and everything outdoors for mountain bike rideing, hiking, fishing, and kayaking.

    Well that's enough about me. Hope you enjoyed it and hope everything goes great for you in all your adventures.
  2. Bobpuckett

    Bobpuckett GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Welcome to AH ZacH! You've come to the right place to get your start and get hooked on Africa. If you have any questions Just fire away and we'll do the best we can to answer them for you. Enjoy the site.
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    PHOENIX PHIL AH Legend

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    Welcome to AH gamehunter. Very pretty part of the world you're from. Many years ago I spent a week at was then Greeneville College for a youth church camp. I think this is now called North Greeneville University. I know there must be a bunch of whitetail and turkey running around those hills.
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    Welcome to AH Zach it hope you'll enjoy it here allot :):):):)

    My best always
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    Welcome Zach enjoy it!
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    Welcome to AH, Zach, you will like it here!
  7. greyfox

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    Welcome, I am in Savannah, GA, going to Africa in July for my FIRST Safari (already planning future ones,....) Part time gunsmith, full time educator.

    What gunsmithing work do you do?

    GreyFox
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    ..:welcome:..to AH, Zach. You'll enjoy it here in Africa..We've even got electricity and toilet-paper and beer now..
  9. AfricaHunting.com

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    Welcome to AH Zach! Nice to have you with us and looking forward to your participation...
  10. Bos en Dal Safaris

    Bos en Dal Safaris AH Enthusiast

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    Welcome Zack, enjoy the site and hope that dream beome a reality soon.

    Best Regards
  11. KMG Hunting Safaris

    KMG Hunting Safaris SPONSOR AH Elite

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    Welcome to AH, Zach.

    Take Care,
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  12. Nyati

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    Welcome to AH, Zach !
  13. Badger Matt

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    Zach - I'm right down the road in Simpsonville and just returned from my first trip to Africa in July...and am planning my next one already...
  14. Safari Afrika

    Safari Afrika AH Enthusiast

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    Welcome Zach !! Beautiful City ! I am sure you will find good info on this forum . There are quite a lot of hunters in that area that has been to Africa before ! They should also be able to give you some good advice !
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    Welcome to AH...I'm just down the road in Lexington. This is a great site, full of good people. Enjoy.
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    Welcome Zach!

    I have some hunters in Greenwood, SC that has a few pointers for you to swap with. Feel free to contact them.

    Angie and Wesley Timmerman
    843 343 5230
    Wesleytim@yahoo.com
  17. death-from-above

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    Welcome , friend.
    I too am pretty new here. Also, I am on my way to hunt Africa for the first time, this year. I am originally from Augusta , GA. Not too far from you.
    Lots of knowledge here...
    Enjoy
  18. Tootabi Hunting Safaris

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    Warm Welcome to AH Mr Zach! You will enjoy this site, just as much as all of us do! If you have any questions, don't hesitate list them and you will be amazed with all the responses!

    Keep well,

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