New member from Prescott, AZ

Discussion in 'Introductions & Greets' started by thunderdawg, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. thunderdawg

    thunderdawg New Member

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    My wife and I are planning an African hunt for 2013. On our list is Cape buffalo for Gayle; lion, sable, impala, black wildebeest,
    nyala, and impala for me. Time will tell if Gayle takes some of the plains game on "my" list. Right now, we are considering
    a hunt in Mozambique and RSA. I was fortunate to have an earlier hunt in Namibia in 2008 that focused on plains game,
    although my wife was not with me to share the hunt. This next trip will be a dream hunt for both of us.

    We have already made great use of this website for our upcoming hunt, so I joined the forum to contribute to the experience
    base.

    I am a graduate of the gunsmithing program at Yavapai College and have my own gunsmithing business here in Prescott. Very
    much looking forward to sharing information and experiences with other members of this forum.
  2. PHOENIX PHIL

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    From just down I-17, welcome to AH! In the summer I frequently make a ride on my motorcycle up the Yarnell gap and into Prescott, prettiest town in AZ in my opinion. I'll try to drop into your shop perhaps next summer. Again welcome to AH, please share your Namibia hunt story with us!
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    Welcome to the forum Thunderdawg!

    I have sent you a Personal Mail.

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    Welcome to AH Thunderdawg! Hope you and your wife have a fantastic hunt on your next trip to Africa.
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    bluey GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    welcome and enjoy the site thunderdawg.
    2013 cant come around fast enough im betting.
    your input will appreciated mate
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    Welcome to the forum. Great and lots of information.
    Zimbabwe alos has good hunts.How many days would you like to spend hunting?
    there are a few Outfitters who could help you in Namibia. It would be a hunting Safari though!
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    Welcome to the forum, Thunderdawg
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    Welcome to AH.
    Do share the completed safari with pictures when you get a chance. Past and future.
    Look forward to your input.
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    Phoenix Phil,
    Gayle and I both ride motorcycles, though not so much since we moved to Prescott. She has a Triumph Tiger and I a Triumph Sprint ST.
    You are welcome to drop by the shop (Rough Creek Gunsmithing LLC) which is located a few feet from my house. Please call ahead (928-848-2136) to be sure I am home. I will add text and pix from the 2008 Namibia trip, once I figure out how to do that on this forum.
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    Bob,
    Thanks for the welcome. I really enjoy this forum and all the info it has. And thanks for your wishes for our upcoming hunting trip to Africa. I am so glad that Gayle will be with me on this trip. And she is going for Cape buff!!
    I really like your signature: "enjoy life now -- it has an expiration date". That philosophy is totally behind why we are doing this hunt while we are physically able to. Another component is the idea if we don't spend the money, our heirs will.
    Thunderdawg
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    James,
    Thank you. This seems a very good forum and has been very useful so far. I hope Gayle and I can repay by info and pix I post.
    Thunderdawg
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    Thank you for the welcome. I have received a lot of good information already from this site. I hope I can repay in some way. Certainly will be posted about hunting and gunsmithing.
    Thunderdawg
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    I ride a Harley touring bike. There's actually a mechanic in Prescott I've used a few times on some of my various motorbike projects. Perhaps you've heard of GMR Performance, he's just a few blocks or so from old town Prescott.
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    Thanks for the welcome. I really like this site for all the information available and the warm welcom I have gotten. So far. :cool:
    Thunderdawg
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    Baobab,
    Thanks for the welcome. My wife and I have not committed to a particular PH or location. Our critter list includes Cape buff, black-maned lion, impala, sable, black wildebeest, and maybe nyala. Days in Africa are around 20 or less. Hunting days are may be less due to travel from one locale to another. Only interested in a hunting safari. I know how to carry a rifle and a camera, the latter in a daypack. :cool:
    Thunderdawg
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    Nyati,
    Thanks for the welcome. I really enjoy this forum and hope I can contribute to it.
    Thunderdawg

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