Hello from CA - 36 Days to go.

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  1. Tanks

    Tanks AH Senior Member

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    Hi,

    I have been a lurker here for a long while, thanks for all the info that has helped me. I take off in 36 days to Zim for elephant bull, tuskless, buffalo, zebra and leopard (if one is feeding, and time permitting).

    Tickets bought, funds are being wired, immunizations done, form 4457s completed, ammo reloaded, rifles sighted, and almost everything is ready to be packed.
     
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    The excitement starts here Tanks! Welcome to Africa Hunting, we are happy to have you joined up.

    I truly hope you fill your list, and even more. Enjoy the safari, the people and cherish all the memories.

    Great friendships are born when hunters and fire meet.

    Happy hunting,
     
  3. bluey

    bluey GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Welcome and enjoy AH
    Them are going to be 36 long days ,mate
    Enjoy your time in africa
     
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    Hi Tanks,
    Looking forward to the hunt report with photos. Will you care to share who you'll be hunting with?

    Take Care,
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  5. PeteG

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    Welcome to AH Tanks,
    Enjoy the preparation, who are you hunting with?
     
  6. CAustin

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    Tanks everyone will gladly review your hunting photos upon your return. Welcome to the site.
     
  7. Tanks

    Tanks AH Senior Member

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    Hunting with Dudley Rogers, Tshabezi Safaris. I actually have little time to get ready, so glad almost done with preparations. I take off for a NM bear hunt with hounds on August 14th (starts 16th), come back on the 22nd and take off for Turkey on the 23rd. I come back from Turkey on the 4th of September, re-pack, re-sight in my bear/elephant/buffalo gun with the 450gr/500gr Raptors/solids (shoots 3"/4" low at 50 yards from the bear load so just need to move it up and test), and leave on the 9th for Bulawayo. I do get a two week break before heading to Wyoming for Elk on October 13th (starts 15th).

    Lots of traveling and hunting in the next few months.
     
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    Awesome stuff Tanks!
     
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    Tanks you are living my dream......one hunt after another
     
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    hi tanks sounds like your internal clock is going to be going mad for a while! ;)
     
  11. Tanks

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    Well, Turkey is 10 hours ahead of CA, and Zim is 9 hours. I will be do my best to not acclimate my internal clock during the 4 days I am back. I am also staying at Afton house in JNB, so will have a good night's sleep before heading to Bulawayo.
     
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    Welcome to the posting side of AH.
    Hope you'll have some time to share these hunts in type and photos when you get back.
    Good luck and stay safe in Zimbabwe. You certainly have most of the dangerous stuff covered.
     
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    Welcome to AH, Tanks !
     
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    Welcome to AH Tanks! I wish you an amazing time in Zimbabwe.
     
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    Have a great trip and welcome to the forums.
     
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    Welcome to AH Tanks! Tell us about this outfitter your hunting with.
     
  17. Tanks

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    Sure. Well recommended as a number of friends have hunted with him. Below is an interview with him at SCI show this year.

    I wasn't even going to go until next year, but he had such an end of season deal that I had to go for it.
     
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    Nice piece....

    Man you're gonna be busy!
     
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    Great clip with a well known face. Looks like your in for a great time what all is on your can't live without list?
     
  20. Tanks

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    Elephants, that is what the hunt is all about. The rest is just me trying to help him with his quota ;).
     

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