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    Laws & Regulations for Hunters Traveling with Firearms and Ammunition or Bows and Arrows

    Have any of you experienced Africa hunters heard about a new "rule" imposed by SAPS, that prohibits 2 hunters to share a gun case ? I have been to the Eastern cape several times with friends and family and on every occasion some of us have shared gun cases. I have a large and heavy Pelican gun...
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    Minimum caliber requirement in Eastern cape

    My personal opinion is not really that important and i actually tried to avoid answers with personal opinions. The thread was: Minimum caliber requirement (legally) in Eastern Cape ? I also have a 6,5 in the safe and i regard it capable of taking game the size of Kudu, not perfect, but capable...
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    Minimum caliber requirement in Eastern cape

    No matter who has the copyright to the text in the 2 previous answers, i must say that i do not find it correct what is written about South Africa: I have attached the official "Norms and standards for hunting methods for hunting in South Africa " and it clearly states that: Minimum "9,9 gram...
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    Minimum caliber requirement in Eastern cape

    Areaoneral, you are right about headstamps etc. but in my world the diameter for a certain caliber must be the correct and accurately measured diameter given in either mm or inch. Should it be measured on the top of the lands or in the bottom of the grooves ?? There are rifles that are stamped...
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    Minimum caliber requirement in Eastern cape

    Thanks for your interest in my thread, there are quite a few things to consider. Rhinoster answered with something that looks right out the book. and it states that "No person shall use a fire-arm having a barrel of a calibre of six comma five millimetres or less to hunt any Buffalo, Eland...
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    Minimum caliber requirement in Eastern cape

    This question has popped up quite a few times, but after having studied all the threads i could find, i have not yet gotten a clear answer. Too often it ended up with personal opinions and rumors. I do know the rules regarding minimum calibers for RSA and until recently i thought this was valid...
 
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