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  1. Shootist43 replied to the thread Guiding a classic shikar for a royal Bengal tiger.

    I'm glad that Tobin's ethics re. securing wounded game prevailed upon you in the end. I'm sure that your American clients were of...

    Dec 5, 2019 at 6:40 PM
  2. Shootist43 liked Major Khan's post in the thread Guiding a classic shikar for a royal Bengal tiger.

    I feel that a little fleshing out , is necessary here. There are 29 states in India and naturally hunting regulations were different in...

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  3. Shootist43 replied to the thread First Timer Rifle.

    Mikecatt13, your 375 H&H paired with a good 30 cal. i.e. a 300 WM or a 30-06 would be an excellent combo for a first time PG hunt. Ammo...

    Dec 5, 2019 at 6:26 PM
  4. Shootist43 replied to the thread 9.3x62mm Mauser Rear Sight.

    Sorry for the late reply. Yes that is the sight on Von Gruff's rifle that I was referring to. For my money the Rigby Aperture would be...

    Dec 5, 2019 at 6:13 PM
  5. Shootist43 replied to the thread The Resilience Of A Gaur.

    Poton, are you beginning to see the beauty of this website? Guys from all over the world are able to participate in a discussion...

    Dec 5, 2019 at 6:35 AM
  6. Shootist43 replied to the thread The Resilience Of A Gaur.

    I just did a conversion from .423" to mm. It is 10.75mm there are several rifles that it could be, i.e. a 10.75 x 57 or a 10.75 x 68....

    Dec 4, 2019 at 7:33 PM
  7. Shootist43 replied to the thread The Resilience Of A Gaur.

    WOW, exciting to say the least. Could Tobin's rifle by chance been a 404 Jeffery? It too was and is built on a Mauser action and is...

    Dec 4, 2019 at 6:27 PM
  8. Shootist43 replied to the thread 9.3x62mm Mauser Rear Sight.

    Here is the picture of Von Gruff's solution to a similar situation...

    Dec 4, 2019 at 6:07 PM
  9. Shootist43 replied to the thread 9.3x62mm Mauser Rear Sight.

    Take a look at the aperture sight Von Gruff made for one of his Mausers. You may be able to do something similar. Von Gruff can you...

    Dec 4, 2019 at 11:39 AM
  10. Shootist43 replied to the thread Anyone building a decent big-bore double for less than 6 grand?.

    I'm in the same boat that Sol the OP is. I'd like a nice Double, but I don't want to pay an arm and a leg for it. I've been thinking...

    Dec 4, 2019 at 11:34 AM
  11. Shootist43 replied to the thread My First Man Eating Royal Bengal Tiger.

    Poton, to answer you question re. the confiscation of tiger skins in personal collections, Kawshik mentioned that in one of his previous...

    Dec 4, 2019 at 11:19 AM
  12. Shootist43 replied to the thread My First Man Eating Royal Bengal Tiger.

    Major Kahn, I was wrong regarding the availability of 405 ammo. I just did some research online and found that the American commercial...

    Dec 4, 2019 at 11:12 AM
  13. Shootist43 attached a file to the thread My First Man Eating Royal Bengal Tiger.

    Hornady still makes 405 Winchester cartridges. I really don't know how readily available they were in the 60(s) but I betting that they...

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  14. Shootist43 replied to the thread Practice and fitness.

    Keep practicing with small bore rifles off sticks. Gradually you'll get better at using them. As your proficiency with the little guns...

    Dec 4, 2019 at 8:59 AM
  15. Shootist43 replied to the thread Hello.

    Welcome aboard Sol. Please tell us a little more about yourself as a hunter. Things like what brought you to AH, what have you hunted...

    Dec 4, 2019 at 8:53 AM
 
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