Ahoy from Washington State

Discussion in 'Introductions & Greets' started by 454, Apr 25, 2019.

  1. 454

    454 New Member

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    For the last few years, I followed a number of threads on Africa Hunting especially on the 303 and 9.3x62. I learned a great deal and it helped me hone my weapons and hand loads. After returning from my second trip to Africa, using both those calibers, I have so much meaningful experience to share. My first trip to Africa, 19 years ago, was to film a hunting movie using nothing but a 454 Casull . Handgunning Africa followed myself and my late guide, Claude Kleynhans, take 9 animals with the Freedom Arms revolver. I look forward to learning and sharing with all of you.

    Sincerely,

    Mark aka 454
     

  2. PHOENIX PHIL

    PHOENIX PHIL AH ENABLER AH Ambassador

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    Welcome to AH Mark!
     

  3. sierraone

    sierraone AH ENABLER SILVER SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Welcome to our forum Mark! You already have a story to tell us.
     

  4. BRICKBURN

    BRICKBURN AH ENABLER SUPER MODERATOR CONTRIBUTOR LIFETIME TITANIUM BENEFACTOR AH Ambassador

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    Share the tales from the days of yore.

    Welcome to the posting side.
     

  5. Witold Krzyżanowski

    Witold Krzyżanowski AH ENABLER AH Legend

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    Welcome to AH.
    Good luck.
     

  6. sestoppelman

    sestoppelman AH ENABLER AH Ambassador

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    Welcome from another WA guy. You dry side or wet?
     

  7. Von Gruff

    Von Gruff AH ENABLER GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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  8. Shootist43

    Shootist43 AH ENABLER GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Welcome aboard Mark aka 454. I envy guys that can use a 454 Casull accurately. My handgun hunting stops at White Tailed deer with a 44 Magnum. Do you own a 9.3 x 62, if so, what make is it?
     

  9. CAustin

    CAustin AH ENABLER BRONZE SUPPORTER AH Ambassador

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    Welcome to AH sir. We have another AH member @edward who has hunted African Game with a hand gun!
     
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  10. cagkt3

    cagkt3 AH ENABLER PLATINUM SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Welcome!!
     

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    AfricaHunting.com AH ENABLER FOUNDER AH Ambassador

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    Welcome to AH Mark! Nice to have you on the posting side.
     

  12. edward

    edward GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    good to have another handgun hunter here on the site,my wife and i started handgun hunting in Africa in 2002,been 5 times ending in 2014 when i was forced to use my only rifle,a double in 9.3x74r because of the air lines refused to transport our handguns to our final destination.i had planed to use my scope sighted encore in 9.3x74r,oh well,times are changing sad to say,best of luck here at A.H.
     

  13. Ridgewalker

    Ridgewalker AH ENABLER LIFETIME BRONZE BENEFACTOR AH Legend

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    Welcome Mark to AH! It sounds like you’ve had some fun adventures!
     

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    Westfalen Hunting Safaris SPONSOR Since 2015 AH Fanatic

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    Welcome Mark, please share some pictures of your adventures
     

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    Hello and welcome!
     

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    Hi Mark, welcome to AH !
     

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    Bullthrower338 AH ENABLER AH Legend

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    Welcome Mark! Love the FA revolver. 475 Linebaugh is my favorite flavor. Hope to never need it for griz but feel comfortable that I have it.
     

  18. enysse

    enysse AH ENABLER AH Ambassador

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    Welcome to AH, Mark!
     

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