Loading a Buffalo onto a short wheelbase Land Rover

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  1. Kevin Peacocke

    Kevin Peacocke AH Member

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    doas anyone have experience or pictures of loading a buffalo onto a short wheelbase Land Rover? I am toying with diging a ramp.
     

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    Wheels AH ENABLER AH Legend

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    We always gutted and quartered them in the field. They load easy, short wheel base, long wheel base, bed or on a rack.
     

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    In Tanzania we cut it in half right behind the ribs and lifted the front half into the bed, then set the rear 1/2 on top! They were heavy!
     

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  5. Kevin Peacocke

    Kevin Peacocke AH Member

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    Thanks for all the ideas guys. That Toyota looks well kitted out. We dont have a winch so may have to cut it in half first.
     

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    a winch with a deflection roller is quite comfortable


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    only manpower-you have no chance.
    You must slaughter him.Take care of lions :)
    Foxi
     

  7. Red Leg

    Red Leg AH ENABLER LIFETIME BRONZE BENEFACTOR AH Legend

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    The two times that we did it without a bed winch (Once in Moz and once in SA) we stood him on his butt and and rolled him on in. Takes a few folks.

    That is a really good solution!
     

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    We have never succeeded
    Maybe the cool beer was missing.
    Not everyone has strength and skill for heavy matters :)
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    Small chain saw, new blade and no oil. Cut it up and load it in no time.

    You Zim boys like to do things the hard way sometimes(I know you probably only have the shorty Land Rover). The other problem you have is the small tailgate.

    Land Cruiser and winch is the easy way.
     

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