SAPS Form Question

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  1. frog stealer

    frog stealer AH Senior Member

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    Guys,

    I've recently sent in my paperwork for a per-arranged rifle permit for my upcoming hunting trip in South Africa. On this form, I listed my ammunition brand for one of my calibers as "Norma", because I figured I would use that brand of brass in my handloads. Well, it appears that Norma brass in my specific caliber is out of stock, and has been that way for a while, so I'm getting nervous that I won't be able to find any before I leave.

    My question is...how strict are they with headstamps matching the listed brands? If I used another brand of brass, are they going to give me trouble over there?

    Thanks
  2. PHOENIX PHIL

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    I've only listed the caliber and quantity, never the brand of brass. I believe you were going above what was necessary. Likely they're only going to look at the caliber IF they even look at your ammo. Hate to say it, but you may want to resend that particular page. But, before you take my word for it, I'd email who you're using for the permit and get their opinion.
  3. frog stealer

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    That's what I figured...thanks Phil.
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    Do not think this would be a major issue . I have nit even seen them check it all the time . I know from before that itwould be better to pack your ammo in a factory box .... Sometimes they dont like to have handloaded ammo in a different container . Depends on how much time you have left . Most people onlylist the amount of ammo .

    Happy Hunting !!
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    With Richard using the exhibitors does grant you some liberties, you will be fine...

    You will be received, accompanied the fire arms desk, your case will be opened numbers will be cross referenced.. paperwork matches rifle and off you'll be...

    :) enjoy

    My best always
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    Thanks guys...I've already contacted Africa sky, and they told me to just forward a revised sheet. Problem solved!
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