45.5 inch horns
Took a Gemsbok, Zebra, and Blue Wildebeest in SA in 2008 with my Marlin 1895 using Garrett 420 gr. Hammerheads. Worked really well.
The .45-70 question always seems to prompt an interesting discussion. I have personally hunted Africa using a 1895 Marlin and Garrett 420 gr....
Welcome to the Forum. A lot of useful information and tips from a lot of experienced hunters available here. Thought...
Thought I just might throw another binocular into the mix. I upgraded a fine set of Nikon 8X binos last year (getting older...
You have a fun, successful and safe trip! I'll be looking for your posts when you get back.
My mistake Mary B. Yes, I dealt with Mary T. So confusing! LOL!! I found all of you folks most helpful.
This discussion is pretty much down to two opposing camps. The real bottom line here is what the hunter and the PH are comfortable with. That is...
You handled my trophies from Taxidermy Africa RSA earlier this year. You were my good example in the discussion on shipping of trophies....
Sold. Let me know what we need to do to set it up to ship to Washington State. Thanks.
One more item
One thing I forgot to pass on is that I got a written quote for my anticipated taxidermy work prior to even going to...
At Least we all Agree in Gracy Travel
The .45-70 levergun for Africa DG is always a lively topic. A lot of opinions, and...
Air vs. Sea
Hi all, just wanted to pass my experience. I received my trophies from RSA this past May. One crate (342 lbs., 67" x 52" x 43")...
When's the B-B-Q???
Damn browningbbr, I sure do enjoy your posts. Too bad we weren't at Thorn Kloof at the same time. Bet it would have been...
The right .45-70 lever gun
Interesting discussion. Thought I might just weigh in with my personal experience. I own a 1895 Marlin in .45-70....
Hey browningbbr, how you doing? My understanding is that the FC 07 or FC 08 tells you it is Federal Cartridge produced in 2007 & 2008 (i.e....
This is the prize after an 8-1/2 hour spot & stalk. 130 gr., .270 Winchester at 243 yards. It is about 6 degrees F. in the picture. A great...
This is how I packed my gun case. Everything traveled well, and had no problems. Rifles still shot on mark when I got to Africa.
These are a challenge to hunt. Good senses, intelligent, and always seem to be on the move. Lots of fun. Beautiful Rug!
It was a close call, but I was able to avoid his charge!
I took this sunset photo on the way out with my Kudu.
Thought these only consisted of a butt and two rear legs for a few days. Fun to hunt!
These are a kick to hunt, and there appears to be a gazillion of them! Of course though, that make two gazillion eyeballs. Lots of fun.
We took over one of the Blue Bags, plus a couple of suitcases of items. Had a total of about 120 lbs. of medical supplies and gifts for the kids....
Enjoyed hunting these. They seem to always be on the move.
This boy was a challenge as he stayed in the brush cover and didn't present much of a shot at 361 yards.
This was my first African trophy.
We ran into Giraffe a couple of time while out hunting.
These were a challenge to hunt. So many eyes watching.
These are fantastic to hunt. Hunted four days to get a long shot on one. Will hunt these again!
I took this big guy the last hour of the last day! What a great end to my hunt.
Cold and wet in this picture, but I had a nice trophy.
We ran into this White Rhino while hunting for Blue Wildebeest.
These are a few pictures of our hunting trip to the Eastern Cape of South Africa
Read your hunt report with great interest. My wife and I hunted with the Bowkers April/May 2008. Your thoughts and comments are...
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