Hey from Kevin

Discussion in 'Introductions & Greets' started by Hillbilly Marine, Apr 14, 2018.

  1. Hillbilly Marine

    Hillbilly Marine New Member

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    I have been here for a while, reading and enjoying the myriad of posts and vast personal experiences. Just reading makes me happy (and to be truthful perhaps a bit jealous).

    I spent twenty years in the Marine Corps and have been fixing helicopters my whole life. I have also been a lifelong "gun guy". My hunting experience has been mostly just deer and squirrels ( I do love hunting tree rats, yummy) in West Virginia and North Carolina. Having read way to much Rourke, Roosevelt, Bell etc in my youth left me with a desire, if not finances, to hunt Africa.

    My rifle tastes are champagne to my beer budget. Part of the reason I joined is the great stories of the members firearms and observation of firearms topics. Little note here, I have discovered my CZ550 .416 Rigby is one hell of deer rifle, particularly with the old Hornady DGX rounds.

    While I may not post very often I will enjoy the great company, wisdom, and often tomfoolery that I have enjoyed so far.
     

  2. KMG Hunting Safaris

    KMG Hunting Safaris SPONSOR Since 2013 AH Legend

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    Shootist43 GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Hi and glad you started posting. Lots of us have champagne tastes and beer budgets when it comes to rifles. For me it is all about accuracy and reliability. African hunts, especially cull hunts are not unreasonably priced. Keep reading AH and you may find yourself going after all.
     
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  4. reedy0312

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  5. Pawprint Safaris

    Pawprint Safaris SPONSOR Since 2014 AH Legend

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    AfricaHunting.com FOUNDER AH Ambassador

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    Welcome to AH Kevin! Hope yo can make it to Africa soon.
     

  7. ActionBob

    ActionBob SILVER SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Welcome Kevin, glad you signed up:)

    You have the rifle now just "make a plan" to get to Africa;)
     
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  8. edward

    edward GOLD SUPPORTER AH Elite

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    welcome.
     

  9. BRICKBURN

    BRICKBURN SUPER MODERATOR CONTRIBUTOR GOLD BENEFACTOR AH Ambassador

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    I discovered that my copy of the exact same rifle scared everything into hiding just by being in the truck. I hope one day to test it and see if I can replicate your results.

    Welcome to AH.
     
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    Welcome :S Welcome:
     

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    Welcome to the forum Hillbilly Marine! And thanks for your service!
     

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    Welcome to AH sir. Glad you decided to share a post with us. And yes your rifle is perfect for just about anything that walks the planet.
     

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    Welcome to AH, Kevin !
     

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    .416 Rigby, that just screams Africa. Welcome.
     

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    Welcome Kevin! Enjoy the site!
     

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    Welcome to AH my friend. Remember Rome wasn't built in a day. There are some great deals on this site. You will get there.
     

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