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    ZIMBABWE: Elephant Hunt In Zimbabwe With Martin Peters Safaris

    @375 Fox. The Cancelations were the Addis to Vic Fall leg of the flight. I was flying directly to Victoria Falls from Addis, not via Harare. Its interesting that each time that Ethiopian canceled and rescheduled that they would only cancel that part of the flight from adds to Vic Falls but...
  2. Bullet Performance

    Bullet Performance

  3. Kudu Hunting Zimbabwe

    Kudu Hunting Zimbabwe

  4. Hunt Elephant in Zimbabwe

    Hunt Elephant in Zimbabwe

  5. Hunting Lodge Zimbabwe

    Hunting Lodge Zimbabwe

  6. Zimbabwe Hunt Area

    Zimbabwe Hunt Area

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    ZIMBABWE: Elephant Hunt In Zimbabwe With Martin Peters Safaris

    Thanks all for kind words @VANGUARD. Transit though Addis went off without a problem in Both directions..
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    ZIMBABWE: Elephant Hunt In Zimbabwe With Martin Peters Safaris

    I Just got back home last night after hunting Elephant with @MARTIN PIETERS SAFARIS in Matisti unit 5. After several false starts courtesy of Ethiopian Airways with included 3 flight cancelations to Victoria Falls I finally managed to make to Zim. Martin was waiting from me as I walked out...
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    Is Zimbabwe Open for Business? Yes

    @Shakka, Glad you haven't had a flight change. Best with your hunt.
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    Is Zimbabwe Open for Business? Yes

    Couldn't agree more. I off in two weeks to hunt an Elephant bull in Matisti. I Will be Flying Ethiopian into Vic Falls. I hope they don't keep changing the flight schedule as I have already had one change this past week... Fingers Crossed... Cheers...
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    Ivory Import to Italy

    Hi All, I have a former client and friend who I will be hunting Elephant in Zimbabwe next year. He has asked me if I can help him to find out if he would be able to import his elephant trophy to Italy given that he will be hunting an export Bull. Would anyone her have any info that I could...
  12. Rebuilding the Landcruiser

    Rebuilding the Landcruiser

    Not to much doing, But, mostly I have been working on rebuilding the Landcruiser. Its now looking much better than when I started 3 or 4 months ago its been my Corona project. This is what it looks like now. I won't share a before photo. I still have a few things to do on it such as connecting...
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    What have you been doing since you can’t go on Safari?

    Not to much doing, But, mostly I have been working on rebuilding the Landcruiser. Its now looking much better than when I started 3 or 4 months ago its been my Corona project. This is what it looks like now. I won't share a before photo. I still have a few things to do on it such as connecting...
  14. Old Kenyan Firearm Certificate

    Old Kenyan Firearm Certificate

    The Ballistics tests are so the firearms can supposedly be traced in case of criminal activity. I had to take my firearms to the police ballistics lab and they carry out the tests. Walli Mohamed, owned a gun shop of Nairobi for many years, so its not unusual to find ammunition or firms...
  15. Old Tanzanian Firearm Certificate

    Old Tanzanian Firearm Certificate

    The Ballistics tests are so the firearms can supposedly be traced in case of criminal activity. I had to take my firearms to the police ballistics lab and they carry out the tests. Walli Mohamed, owned a gun shop of Nairobi for many years, so its not unusual to find ammunition or firms...
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    Old Kenyan Firearm Certificate

    @Wheels, There is still storage with Central Firearms Bureau in Nairobi. Although most would prefer to store firearms with a licensed dealer.
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    Old Kenyan Firearm Certificate

    @ Spike, It should not be an issue to get the rifle from Kenya to TZ then back to Kenya. I can get a temperary permit to possess (TPP) and I still have my Kenyan import export permit, which has no expiry date. I can drive across at Namanga as on the TZ side they don't usefully care, but its...
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    Old Kenyan Firearm Certificate

    @Spike, I think they used a crystal ball to decide or pehaps spin the bottle. Because there was no logic to it. I had to deposit my .416 with a dealer because they struck it off my license. So now if I go out I only have my .223 to sting Buffalos with. I have a Benelli M4 shotgun with a 14...
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    Old Kenyan Firearm Certificate

    @Dino... The Ballistics tests are so the firearms can supposedly be traced in case of criminal activity. I had to take my firearms to the police ballistics lab and they carry out the tests. Walli Mohamed, owned a gun shop of Nairobi for many years, so its not unusual to find ammunition or firms...
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    Old Kenyan Firearm Certificate

    Thanks for sharing you grandfathers Firarms Certificate. You might be interested to learn that the Firarms certificate (License) is still very much physically unchanged in Kenya. My Firarms certificate looks exactly the same as the on you posted, the wording on the front page is only...
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    Moving to Tanzania

    Resident Hunting in Tanzania was closed about two years ago, but was reopened last year. Hunting is open for some selected open areas from July to December for residents. You will need to have your work permit in Place before you can obtain a hunting license. Last year we could hunt for...
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    Looking For Winchester 70 Stainless Classic 375 H&H

    I had seen this rifle for previously sale on the AHR website (for more than the current asking price) If you check on the AHR website they no longer sell used firearms. I don't think AHR would have offered it up on there website if there was a problem with it. But like the seller says you can...
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    Looking For Winchester 70 Stainless Classic 375 H&H

    @ Toby. There you go. It must be in the stars... No use fighting it. I see it comes with quite a bit of factory ammo as well. Its Just was you need to flatten that next Buff.
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    Looking For Winchester 70 Stainless Classic 375 H&H

    @ Toby; stop mucking around and just buy this: On GB. CZ 550 500 Jeffreys American Hunting Rifle Custom Starting Bid $3,500.00 4d 10h | 0 Bids No ReserveBuy Now Available
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    Looking For Winchester 70 Stainless Classic 375 H&H

    Hi Toby, I am sure you have seen the one listed on GunBroker. Also there is one in 300 Ultra mage listed that would make a nice 404 Jeff conversion.(y)
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    For Sale CZ550 .458 Win Mag In Australia

    @CBH,, Why don't you list it on the OZ gunsales website.
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    Sable & Roan Cancellation Hunt

    Very Nice Offer... I want to ask a few questions regarding the hunt offer. When can the hunt be taken: 2019/2020? How large is the area where the hunt will take place and where will the hunt take place. What size trophies would you expect as average. Look forward to hearing back from you...
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    Thoughts on the 9.3 x 62 Mauser

    @Rick Cox. No, it's not been restocked. Although it was hand picked for me at Beretta because of the wood.
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    I contacted Accurate about 450 loads data

    Have you had the chance to look at the Real Guns website, they have some date for the 450 Rigby listed which is esentialy the same.. You could also take a starting load for the 460 Weatherby and work you way up.
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    Remington 7600 pump

    Hi Paul. Ahh, yes Sambar. Now your bringing back old memories. I last hunted Sambar about 30 years ago before I mover permanently to East Africa. I spent many a cold wet day in the Victorian high-county hunting Sambar, with now old friends. I recall friends showing up with all sorts or guns and...
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    Selam from Ethiopia

    Hi Amanuel, Please send me a personal message (PM) with you contacts as I am in Addis for the next few months. I Look forward to meeting up.
  32. Sako 85 Brown Bear in 450 Rigby Rifle

    Sako 85 Brown Bear in 450 Rigby Rifle

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    .450 Rigby

    Recoil is stiff, but I also changed out the recoil pad as the Sako pad is like a brick.
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    .450 Rigby

    I knew I had one as well. Here it is. Have some loads worked up for 550 gr Wood @ 2300 FPS and 500 gr barns @2450 to 2500 FPS but the data is far away..
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    404 jeffery build

    Hi JP... If you can find a Winchester Model 70 in 300 Rem ultra mag your well on your way. Or a Rem 700 in .338/.300 RUM. CZ/Brno 602 is another option. Best of luck.
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    Brown Bear Hunting

    So please Excuse my Ignorance: But Your advertising a bear hunt in Romania, however at the beginning of your write up you state in Red, that Brown Bear Hunting is Suspended. Can you please explain.
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    Norma VULKAN or ORYX?

    @ Sambar, Just saw this.. I like the Oryx in the 9.3 but I think the Woodleigh will do the same job. Regarding price If you look at the Rebel Gunworks web-site, they have both and the Oryx 232 gr are AU$135/100 and the Woodleigh 232 Gr ar AU$158 /100 Choose you Poison.
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    Rifle weight

    I have a Remington Custom shop, Alaskan Wilderness Rifle in .375 H&H it,s the first model with the black stock, not that later series two. This is a light weight .375 coming in at 6 3/4 bare. It holds four down. I have it set up with a Leupold 2.5-8 x 36. I can't tell you what the weight is all...
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    Selam from Ethiopia

    Hi Amanuel, Welcome.. Can I ask if you are in Addis. If so we catch up for a drink if you like, as I will be back in Addis from the second week of July... I am in Bole, Would love to hear more about what you do. Please send me a PM if you like...
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    Show your Win Mod 70 Safari or Super Express

    Hi Toby. I was culling game for a living so that number of Buffalo was taken over a period of many years when I running my Business before the laws were changed. All these, but a few were taken in forrest areas tracking on foot not from a vehicle. It is only a small amount compared to other...
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    For Sale Winchester Model 70 416 Rem Mag

    Toby, if asked, I would advise you to keep it. I was surprised to see you list it as I know you like that gun.. .416 rem mag in the Win 70, you cant go wrong.. It just gets the job done with no fuss... Wise choice not to sell it...
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    Wounded Leopard attack

    Anyone know where this was and when?
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    7x57 manufacturers

    @JPBOW... I see you already picked up a CZ.. But in case your interested there is a Winchester featherweight in 7x57 for sale on unsedguns.com.au.. The asking price is Au$1000 ...
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    Hydros for .500 Jeffery?

    I had a Scope on my..450 Rigby, in extra-low detachable optilocks and I never experienced any issues...
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    Ruger M77 Safari Magnum opinions required

    Congratulations on your new rifle. Seems like its had the stock slimmed down. looking good. Do you mind posting some photos of the underside of the gun. Taking of RSM's this is one I missed by about one hour before it was sold to someone.. Never seen one with such nice wood... They were...
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    Show your Win Mod 70 Safari or Super Express

    Hi guys, While we are on the subject of the Mod 70 Safari. I wanted to ask if any of you have fitted yours with a 4 round drop mag. ( Bottom Metal). I know Sunny-hill make them but I was wonder who else make them as I recall seeing someone making them as well.
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    Hydros for .500 Jeffery?

    Thanks Ben, thats what I seem to remember on the mods... (y)
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    Hydros for .500 Jeffery?

    Ben, Glad it worked out with those Big Hydro's.. I remember that you had talked about some minor mods to the Sako, did you also end up adding weight to the rifle or did you leave it standard after changing the standard recoil pad.. Im thinking of trading my Sako .450 Rigby for a .500 J, but...
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    Show your Win Mod 70 Safari or Super Express

    Mine is is a Safari Express in .416 Rem Mag. Friend and one time constant companion on many adventures for the past 18 years. Never let me down always delivered when asked to do so. Others have come and gone. Its accounted for over 180 Cape Buffalo.
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    450 Rigby vs 458 Lott

    Hi Toby, Am Just curious if you ended up pulling the trigger on that .450 Rigby?
 
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