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    Namibia - Chaos at border posts

    Have to expect a few glitches at reopening.....I guess. On the bright side, The police from Mariental were able to give chase. The last time I was in Mariental, there was no gas or oil for the police car. With the oil drained, and waiting for a new supply, there was no chasing anyone.....crook...
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    ISIS militants wreak havoc in Mozambique, killing more than 1,000

    This is a hunting, not a political website. But it is articles like this that show how closely intertwined the two are. Few would want to hunt in a region with such an ambient level of violence. And so to digress toward the political side just a bit....shortly after the 2016 Presidential...
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    Needed! Ruger M77 Mark 1 Floor Plate

    I replaced the original on a LA tang safety Ruger 77 with aftermarket bottom metal. 30 years ago. I think I still have the old one. I will look. If.....and I say if.....I can find it, you can have it..................FWB
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    Laminated rifle stocks

    "I don't hunt cold, wet, damp.....places"........I envy you................. I also like the laminate look and the feel is better than Tupper Ware. I guess it never became very popular though......................FWB
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    Old Winchester Silvertip Ammo - 300gr .375 H&H

    I am not a big fan of this bullet. I used them on Australian buffalo years ago, and they were a bit soft. Ok on careful shots behind the shoulder. I shot one bull under the chin while he looked at me. the bullet making a perfectly centered hole in the wind pipe. It did not break his neck, and...
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    Comment by 'flatwater bill' in media 'Namibia Hunt Eland'

    What a great bull! Thanks for the pic.........and congrats. ...FWB
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    Heym 26B Luxus Double Rifle 7x65R With Leupold VX-R 3-9x50 For Sale

    Excellent value here for anyone looking for this caliber range............thanks Mark and best of luck................it won't last too long I think....................FWB
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    In memoriam - Namibian Professional Hunter Volker Grellmann passes away

    Time is the school in which we learn... Time is the fire in which we burn......(DS) Feel fortunate to have met him. RIP......................FWB
  9. 20 gauge Slug Performance

    20 gauge Slug Performance

    My 20 ga Benelli is rifled as well. And while I have some good and favorite smooth bore loads for other guns, the slug at the start of this thread is for rifled bbls. I do not get 1.5 inch groups, but close. In my gun, the Remington slugs gave good accuracy too...................On deer sized...
  10. 20 gauge Slug Performance

    20 gauge Slug Performance

    2337 Ft Lbs of energy from a 20
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    20 Gauge Slug

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    Donkey turns the tables on a Hyena that wandered onto a farm

    I'm pretty sure I owned that very same donkey once. I let him do whatever he wanted..................FWB
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    20 gauge Slug

    My 20 ga Benelli is rifled as well. And while I have some good and favorite smooth bore loads for other guns, the slug at the start of this thread is for rifled bbls. I do not get 1.5 inch groups, but close. In my gun, the Remington slugs gave good accuracy too...................On deer sized...
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    375 and reloader 16

    Didn't know they made a Re-16...............I began loading the 375 40 years ago. My best load was and is 67 grains of 4064 behind a 300 grain bullet( the usual caveats apply).........best of luck on your loading.........FWB
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    The Girlfriend

    My nephew Brandon sends me a joke every week. This was the most popular at last week's high roller elk camp: (apologies before hand, never before, etc.................) How do you know your girl friend's getting too fat? She's starting to fit into your wife's clothes:giggle:................FWB
 
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