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Discussion in 'Introductions & Greets' started by Gadget, May 30, 2011.

  1. Gadget

    Gadget New Member

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    Hi All

    I'm from Gauteng South Africa, I took my son on our first hunt last year where he shot an Impala and I shot a warthog, we both thoroughly enjoyed the trip and have planned a trip for this year in August.At the moment we are looking at getting a rifle, we are looking at a 30 06 as this seems to be a versatile rifle. I am hoping to get as much info as possible from you experienced hunters. :confused:
     
  2. James.Grage

    James.Grage AH Legend

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    Gadget
    welcome to the forum...good to see you on board...When you get a chance could you post some pictures of your hunt...

     
  3. Nyati

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    Welcome to the Forum, Gadget !

    My congratulations to your son for his first hunt.
     
  4. ibie

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    welcome welcome
    all the best,
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  5. AfricaHunting.com

    AfricaHunting.com FOUNDER AH Ambassador

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    Welcome to AH Gadget!
     
  6. WST416

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    Welcome to AH and congrats on you and your sons first hunt.
     
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    Welcome to AH!
     
  8. BRICKBURN

    BRICKBURN SUPER MODERATOR CONTRIBUTOR GOLD BENEFACTOR AH Ambassador

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    Welcome to AH and that 3006 you are looking for should work well for what you are likely going to hunt in plains game. Lots of bullets available for it. Look forward to your hunt pictures.
     
  9. PHOENIX PHIL

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    Welcome Gadget!
     
  10. Bobpuckett

    Bobpuckett GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Welcome to AH Gadget!!! the 30-06 is a fine gun thats what my wife is using in Quebec next week for her Black Bear hunt.
     
  11. sestoppelman

    sestoppelman SILVER SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Welcome Gadget! The '06 is about perfect for most plains game just like it is in the U.S. up to elk and moose. Shot one today!
     
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    Welcome Gadget! Please share photos if you have any.
     
  13. ndbwhnter

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    Welcome Gadget! As others have stated, it's hard to beat an '06.

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