Kudu - 454 Casull

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  1. Shadob

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    Every April I visit Johan Dreyer in Grahamstown (http://www.tuskerslodge.com).

    The last day - I was lucky, and managed to come close to this bull.

    36 m (y)

    I was standing - watching him for some minutes - before I could aim the fibersights on him.

    The bullet hit the heart - and he ran about 40 m.
    The bullet was found under the skin - on the other side, and therefor it was no bloodtracks to follow.

    The 240 gr. XTP looked as it always looks after the job has been done: Just like the Hornady advertise ;)
    As you can see by the picture - it was a "bushy area".

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    Nice shooting.... 40 yards is a long way for a revolver.
     
  3. death-from-above

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    Very nice !
    Is that a Freedom Arms revolver ?
     
  4. Jamesfromjersey

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    Excellent... good shooting and beautiful animal.
     
  5. Tradmark

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    nice shooting, good performance with that "lil" 240. it hits hard as loaded by hornady.
     
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    Thats a great looking kudu for Grahamstown area, congrats.
     
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    Beautiful animal, and excellent shot with open sights; congratulations!
     
  8. Tradmark

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    Nice shooting and congrats on a beautiful kudu
     
  9. Synergy

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    Excellent shot!!! and a fine animal!

    I've been practicing with my Superblackhawk .44 magnum but I'm very far from hunting with it (the core lokt 275 gr are too much for me I think)....probably need more trigger time with 240 grains before going up :cry:
     
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    Synergy, I agree with the trigger time... Where are you finding Remington 275gr Core Loks for your 44???

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    Good shooting... Congrats!!
     
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    in Chile, where we get .44 magnum bullets once a year :LOL:

    By the way, Beautiful Kudu James!
     
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    Good job. Congrats on a beautiful trophy. Bruce
     
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    Excellent kudu with a handgun!
     
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    Gorgeous Kudu. Great choice in gun. Congratulations
     
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    Good looking animal and great shooting.
     
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    Very nice animal and nice shooting. Thanks of sharing with us.
     
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    Well done. Thats some good shooting!
     

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