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  1. spike.t

    Sunglasses, yes, no, type?

    Oakleys for driving here and sitting at the outside bars :cool::D Barman::E Big Grin:
  2. spike.t

    Big Bore Shoot at the Range

    What rifle/cal you using?
  3. spike.t

    South Africa to Reopen February 2021

    https://businesstech.co.za/news/lifestyle/422356/heres-when-south-africa-will-open-for-international-travel-again-the-best-and-worst-case-scenarios/
  4. spike.t

    Knives - Why?

    What about dick and harry.....going to try denying knowing them as well?....:A Banana::E Big Grin:
  5. spike.t

    Mauser M98 Magnum

    Nope put a photo on... :E Big Grin:
  6. spike.t

    Big Bore Addiction Group

    Never say never.... been there but as I mentioned somewhere else it had to be sold....I remember saying if I could only keep one of my rifles that would be it.... but wasn't to be....
  7. spike.t

    Hunt Zambia Offer 2020 At Takeri Reserve

    As has been explained already and it says in there we have to apply for authorisation from ministry of health for a permit...this is being done for hunting clients coming in...presumably due to the fact only limited numbers and are going to be in the bush so not being involved with lots of...
  8. spike.t

    600 Overkill? Anyone..

    What ammunition are you using in the 500 jeff or is it home loads?...I thought I liked light rifles but you are definitely in another league... :A Banana: :E Big Grin: :D Beers:
  9. spike.t

    Hunt Zambia Offer 2020 At Takeri Reserve

    Just spoke to a friend and he in town to pick up his American client who arrives on Ethiopian tomorrow
  10. spike.t

    Hunt Zambia Offer 2020 At Takeri Reserve

    Still only Ethiopian coming in at the moment as far as I know....
  11. spike.t

    AR-type Rifles

    My PWS 114 is chambered in 223 wylde as well.
  12. spike.t

    Caliber 30-30 use in Africa???

    Well you know where to bring it..;)
  13. spike.t

    COVID-19 Coronavirus UPDATES, BANS, CLOSURES, ADVISORY, etc.

    Well those muppets told every country to lock down and now they are surprised at the results...what the fk did they think was going to happen in countries where the majority live hand to mouth...day to day from the little amount they made to buy food ....maybe some of them should get out of...
  14. spike.t

    COVID-19 Coronavirus UPDATES, BANS, CLOSURES, ADVISORY, etc.

    Now uk government adviser is saying that for kids to go back to school in autumn, other places probably will have to close like pubs as a trade off...cant see any business accepting that....after what's happened to them already if that happens they might as well padlock the doors and walk...
  15. spike.t

    Zambia - Open for Hunting

    https://atcnews.org/2020/08/01/travelcomments-com-namibia-to-reopen-for-international-tourism-from-03-august-2020/
  16. spike.t

    Zone 1 ATA Champ

    Excellent (y)
  17. spike.t

    AR-type Rifles

    Thanks...be interested to know the stripped down weight..but please dont go to too much effort.. :D Beers:
  18. spike.t

    AR-type Rifles

    What's the 308 like...any idea its weight? I like my 114 (y)
  19. spike.t

    Rains Down in Africa

    Bit of a follow up on the rains..along with the photos I put on of the dam wall hopefully this gives an idea of how much the kafue comes up in the rains...the water mark is visible on the tree and the ground is rising up here compared to far side of my cruiser....the river bank is in the...
  20. spike.t

    Zambia - Open for Hunting

    Eric sent you WhatsApp
  21. spike.t

    Prince Harry sells his Purdey rifles

    I know one of her rifles was a .275 Rigby....think it was given to her on one of her birthdays
  22. spike.t

    Crayfish

    Was messing around looking at lobster stuff .... :E Shrug: How big do lobsters grow and how long does it take for them to grow? The largest lobsters that we know of or have seen have weighed 35 to 40 pounds. It takes lobsters an average of 5 to 7 years (depending on the water temperature) to...
  23. spike.t

    Crayfish

    Now you are making me hungry...thermidor....grilled with garlic butter....or just cold with mayonnaise ....can't make my mind up.... :E Head Scratch: :E Big Grin:
  24. spike.t

    Ruger 275 Rigby Trifecta For Sale

    Wondered where you were hiding...... :E Head Scratch:
  25. spike.t

    How do you "read" AH?

    o_O:E Crazy Eyes::E Confused::E Head Scratch:......you had me totally confuzed by the 3rd line....:X3::E Big Grin:
  26. spike.t

    AR-type Rifles

    Like my ar ones but also this is a favourite..sig 550 swat...but just seen they stopped making it and the later sig 556...very well made and with a side folding stock very compact
  27. spike.t

    AR-type Rifles

    I had a look on their website after seeing the name here..but a lot are out of stock...mind you only looked at ar10 types
  28. spike.t

    Comment by 'spike.t' in media 'British Jungle Carbine in .303. No single rifle'

    Always thought they looked neat...but read in a few articles they weren't that accurate
  29. spike.t

    Blaser R8 Configurations

    OH NO @TOBY458 dont tell me you are going over to the dark side.... :X3: :eek::E Fear::E Nono::E Wow:
  30. spike.t

    Ruger 275 Rigby Trifecta For Sale

    Sh-t...if I lived over that side of the ocean I would be having at least the rsi and possibly the African....wish people would stop putting guns on here I want but can't have.....:E Small::E No:
  31. spike.t

    How do you "read" AH?

    Yeah but your just a smart arse though :E Lol::D Beers:
  32. Selection of ammunition

    Selection of ammunition

    There is a very good selection of ammunition in the gun shop I use...the different 416s ..458s..450/400...500 jeff ..470ne...500ne..505 Gibbs...and these...not sure who has these big boys but the ammo is there
  33. spike.t

    Life Goes On A Gorilla Hunt

    This happened just recently https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-53592216 And some info on gorilla viewing trips https://www.bwindiforestnationalpark.com/see-gorillas-africa.html
  34. spike.t

    Reactions instead of Likes

    Also did wonder why those kept appearing in some posts...
  35. spike.t

    Reactions instead of Likes

    Oh well that means I will be in negative equity rapidly....those things and weatherbys...totally screwed..:X3::E Big Grin::D Beers:
  36. spike.t

    Zambia - Open for Hunting

    Get your flight booked then....:A Thumbs Up:
  37. spike.t

    AR-type Rifles

    Yup the 308 version...
  38. spike.t

    Favorite above .40 Revolver cartridge?

    Had a couple of 44 Magnums and a 454 casull...the ruger super redhawk in 44 mag is my favourite...got it a long time ago and it had the 9.5 inch barrel ...I didn't like that and back then handguns were still allowed in UK...so arranged with a certain English gun maker to cut the barrel to 6...
  39. spike.t

    AR-type Rifles

    Wow ok thanks.. Another wow....never realised all that about them....thought they just stumbled around doing their own thing...
  40. spike.t

    AR-type Rifles

    Just wondering what's the best lightest AR in 7.62?
  41. spike.t

    AR-type Rifles

    What's the reason for shooting armadillos?...never heard if it before....mind you I know zilch about them either...
  42. spike.t

    Politics

    Another from my brother...wondering when governments will realise their lockdowns are killing/going to kill more than the virus....
  43. spike.t

    How many double rifles do you own?

    Depressingly I am doubleless (if that's a word)...these days..had in the past Rigby 470NE sidelock...my brain fart moment when I sold it.. Chapuis sxs in 9.3x74r sold to a friend as had bought my all time favourite rifle a Jeffery sxs in 9.3x74r with 20 bore barrels Lang sxs boxlock in 470NE...
  44. spike.t

    How many double rifles do you own?

    Looks more like a display in an upmarket dealers showroom..very nice collection
  45. spike.t

    AR-type Rifles

    Seen the ammunition here at the gun shop...only problem is the the barrel...which obviously is a slight problem...
  46. spike.t

    AR-type Rifles

    Got a pws 114....its what they had here..not too much choice in that type of rifle here..other is usually mini14...very happy with it
  47. spike.t

    Zambia - Open for Hunting

    Here is kenya airways new schedule
  48. spike.t

    Big Bore Addiction Group

    There is a very good selection of ammunition in the gun shop I use...the different 416s ..458s..450/400...500 jeff ..470ne...500ne..505 Gibbs...and these...not sure who has these big boys but the ammo is there (y)
  49. Down on the bank of the Kafue river Zambia

    Down on the bank of the Kafue river Zambia

    Your first view on waking up
  50. Down on the bank of the Kafue river Zambia

    Down on the bank of the Kafue river Zambia

    Your first view on waking up
 
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