Which Cape Buffalo horn shape do you prefer?

Discussion in 'Hunting Africa' started by AfricaHunting.com, Apr 15, 2013.

?

Which Cape Buffalo horn shape do you prefer?

  1. 1

    47.0%
  2. 2

    27.7%
  3. 3

    25.3%
  1. enysse

    enysse AH Ambassador

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2009
    Messages:
    5,901
    Likes Received:
    98
    My Photos:
    32
    Member of:
    Northeast Wisconsin SCI chapter, Lifetime member of NRA,RMEF
    Hunted:
    Namibia, South Africa (East Cape, Guateng and Limpopo)
    Absolutely!
     
  2. 35bore

    35bore AH Elite

    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2009
    Messages:
    1,902
    Likes Received:
    15
    My Photos:
    74
    Member of:
    NRA,Missouri hunters ed, SCI, Owensville Gun Club, Quail Forever
    Hunted:
    USA, South Africa, France
    Very nice logos Jerome, kinda tribal looking, I like.

    If I had all three in front of me, I would shoot #1.
     
  3. Heym 88

    Heym 88 GOLD SUPPORTER AH Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Sep 3, 2012
    Messages:
    368
    Likes Received:
    19
    Member of:
    DSC
    Hunted:
    US
    I'm a rookie but I like number 3..I like a low drop and tight curl..actually reminds me of a girl I dated.
     
  4. Lure Jensen

    Lure Jensen AH Member

    Joined:
    Oct 12, 2010
    Messages:
    34
    Likes Received:
    0
    My Photos:
    13
    Member of:
    ATA, NRA, SCI, REMF,PF
    Hunted:
    South Africa, Zulu Natal
    2 for me!
     
  5. Ole Bally

    Ole Bally AH Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Sep 30, 2011
    Messages:
    487
    Likes Received:
    1
    My Photos:
    3
    Hunted:
    Zimbabwe
    1 is the classic!
     
  6. PaulT

    PaulT AH Fanatic

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2010
    Messages:
    610
    Likes Received:
    2
    My Photos:
    134
    Member of:
    S.C.I. International. Rowland Ward. Sporting shooters Association of Australia. Australian Deer Association.
    Hunted:
    Aus. N.Z & Zim.
    Erase the last three inches off each side of number two and round the horns off at the ends !!

    That'd be the one for me.
     
  7. AfricaHunting.com

    AfricaHunting.com FOUNDER AH Ambassador

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2007
    Messages:
    5,115
    Likes Received:
    38
    Location:
    USA
    My Photos:
    4887
    Keep the votes coming…

    Which Cape Buffalo horn shape do you prefer?

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     
  8. bluey

    bluey GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

    Joined:
    May 21, 2012
    Messages:
    2,484
    Likes Received:
    95
    Location:
    38.12.23south 149.50.37 east
    My Photos:
    29
    Member of:
    ssaa, aba ,bairnsdale field archers
    Hunted:
    australia south africa (limpopo, north west,eastcape) canada (b.c)
    still no.1
    for this little black duck.............
     
  9. James.Grage

    James.Grage GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

    Joined:
    Feb 8, 2010
    Messages:
    2,569
    Likes Received:
    38
    My Photos:
    73
    Member of:
    NRA, ATA, PITA, NAHC, NAFC, DU, TU, DSC, SCI, RMEF
    Hunted:
    USA - Canada -Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe
    still # 2

    will not let me vote again
     
  10. rphguy

    rphguy AH Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2012
    Messages:
    291
    Likes Received:
    36
    If I get to come back for a 3rd trip in a few years for Buff, I will mostly be desiring very big, scarred up, gnarly bosses. The rest is ok either way.
    I chose #3 though.
     
  11. christophe morio

    christophe morio SPONSOR AH Fanatic

    Joined:
    Nov 23, 2008
    Messages:
    254
    Likes Received:
    4
    My Photos:
    2941
    Member of:
    Rowland Ward (RW) & Association des Guides de Grande Chasse (AGGC)
    Hunted:
    senegal, guinea, ivory coast, burkina faso, benin, cameroun, central africa, tanzania, zimbabwe, south africa
    number 2 ...
    please guys, keep voting we all need a new cap and tee shirt for the coming hunting season.....
     
  12. Wheels

    Wheels GOLD SUPPORTER AH Elite

    Joined:
    Dec 23, 2012
    Messages:
    1,066
    Likes Received:
    37
    My Photos:
    45
    Hunted:
    Zimbabwe, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania
    [​IMG]

    Can we go with a number 4?

    I like the boss of number 1. The drop and hooks of number 2. Will have to go with number 2. Wouldn't pass on any of them if given the opportunity.
     
  13. Foxi

    Foxi AH Senior Member

    Joined:
    Jul 31, 2012
    Messages:
    53
    Likes Received:
    8
    My Photos:
    5
    Member of:
    when you wish something to know about hunting in Germany try www.landlive.de-than the bottom Jagd-its not so bad.My nickname there is Katzenfutter(no word for the english tongue)
    Hunted:
    Canada, USA,Austria,Turkey,Tschech Rep.,Poland,Hungary,Serbia,Denmark,Namibia and England(England is wonderfull) Romania,Zambia
    Hallo Heym 88,
    possible,that we dated the same girl (Nr.3) :) :) when I remembering low drops and tight curls......:)
    But this were the mine
    Foxi this one.jpg
     
  14. Dlove

    Dlove AH Senior Member

    Joined:
    Feb 11, 2010
    Messages:
    52
    Likes Received:
    0
    My Photos:
    90
    Member of:
    SCI
    Hunted:
    USA, Mexico, New Zealand, Namibia
  15. sestoppelman

    sestoppelman SILVER SUPPORTER AH Legend

    Joined:
    Apr 25, 2010
    Messages:
    2,430
    Likes Received:
    37
    My Photos:
    68
    Member of:
    NRA, NA Hunt Club
    Hunted:
    Tanzania, Botswana, Zimbabwe (2), Namibia, South Africa (2)
    Number one!
     
  16. K-man

    K-man AH Veteran

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2013
    Messages:
    114
    Likes Received:
    22
    My Photos:
    11
    Hunted:
    Zimbabwe, New Zealand, British Columbia, Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming
    Number One
     
  17. Divernhunter

    Divernhunter AH Veteran

    Joined:
    Feb 14, 2012
    Messages:
    174
    Likes Received:
    4
    Location:
    Denair, California USA
    Member of:
    Life member NRA and NAHC Escalon Sportsmans club and Coalinga Rifle Club. Member of SCI
    Hunted:
    USA, RSA
    #1 for me but I would take any of them hanging on the wall at my home:)
     
  18. Velo Dog

    Velo Dog AH Fanatic

    Joined:
    Mar 27, 2014
    Messages:
    677
    Likes Received:
    101
    Location:
    Anchorage
    My Photos:
    11
    Member of:
    NRA Life Member.
    Hunted:
    Namibia (1), South Africa (3) & USA (most Western States, including AK & HI). Too bad spear fishing is not called "fish hunting" or, I could add a few extra countries (couldn't resist weaving that in somehow, sorry).
    That's pretty funny from my life's experience point of view as well, because my ex wife looks like an elephant and my forever wife looks like an impala.
     
  19. Velo Dog

    Velo Dog AH Fanatic

    Joined:
    Mar 27, 2014
    Messages:
    677
    Likes Received:
    101
    Location:
    Anchorage
    My Photos:
    11
    Member of:
    NRA Life Member.
    Hunted:
    Namibia (1), South Africa (3) & USA (most Western States, including AK & HI). Too bad spear fishing is not called "fish hunting" or, I could add a few extra countries (couldn't resist weaving that in somehow, sorry).
    Oh yeah, I forgot to vote.

    Numero Dos for me but with a side bar.

    Old Velo's favorite buffalo horn configuration is heavy bosses/battle chipped and worn, one side more or less with a complete horn and the other broken off about half way through the curl.

    If that could have been option #4 here, it would have gotten my vote for sure, instead of #2.

    Nonetheless, Great Question........Mongo like.

    Best Regards,
    Velo Dog.
     
  20. Ardent

    Ardent GOLD SUPPORTER AH Veteran

    Joined:
    Jan 3, 2010
    Messages:
    111
    Likes Received:
    1
    My Photos:
    3
    Hunted:
    Canada (British Columbia, Alberta), Zimbabwe, South Africa (Limpopo, North Cape), USA
    Aesthetically #1
    Functionally #3

    #1 looks like a younger bull with incredible genetics, but not worn and hard fought.
    #3 looks like a fighter who can gore as hard as he can stare, with exposed tips for the job.
     

Share This Page