NAMIBIA: The Return to... Ozondjahe Hunting Safaris Namibia

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  1. Wheels

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    I knew you would do a great job with this report but your giving more details than I even expected. For the next 5 weeks this is going to be my "soap opera". (Do they still have those) Good luck on getting some sleep. GUTE NACHT
     
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    What rifles and what calibers have you taken with you. Do I see a Ruger M77? I see Big Blue on your optics.
     
  3. Anbessa Gedai

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    By gosh . . . that DOES look like a RUGER M77 . . . could it be a rare "tang-safety" model?! :thumb:
     
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    Keep it coming Brick!!
     
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    Is the "tang-safety" rare on the M77? Does it date me if I said I have two of them?
     
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    Wheels, I have two tang- safety Rugers too, join the club!
     
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    apx. "74" 22-250

    apx. "80" 7mm rem. mag.

    What are yours? If Brickburn doesn't wake up and start posting we will have hijacked his thread.
     
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    I bought mine used, don't know the years. 30-06 & 458 Win.
    That's what happens, BB leaves the mice play.
     
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    Those early 77's are one of my favorite rifles, though I dont have have one at present. Took one in .338 mag to RSA in '09. The kudu in my avatar pic fell to it. Sort of wish I hadnt sold it but...well you know.
     
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    The M77s seem to be able to stand a lot of abuse. A real working rifle. My 77s were both accurate out of the box and are still more accurate than their owner.
     
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    You got to love the M77,s, I have 5 at the moment sold several the last couple of years. I took my old M77 in .338 WM to Namibia last year and she went 12 critters for 12 shots including eland. I ain't bragging I'm just saying she and I have really bonded since I bought her in 85.
     
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    I am pulling for you BB. Get a big Tom!
     
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    Apologies for the interlude, something is getting in the way of being on a computer.
    HUNTING MY BUTT OFF and have a great time at it.

    Damn, Leopards are hard work!

    Breakfast is ready and I am being called to the table. Can't be late.
    Up in the dark, to bed late.

    Wish I could show you some pictures, but I am on the net for a few minutes. The sun is coming up again and it is time to start hunting.

    When I get a moment I'll try to get some pictures in here.

    One word, STUNNING! Way to much fun.
     
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    Ok Ok excuses excuses I've heard them all, Internet not working for the first couple days, to busy hunting, getting in late, having too much fun. Ok buddy lets have some pics I'm having withdrawals. :laughing:
     
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    Your killing me Brick......I'm setting here at work checking 10 times a day for your daily report....Don't blame you though! Have fun playing chess with ole Mr. Spots! Post some more pictures when you can!l
     
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    You'd better pop in and say hello, Wayne..! I'm just down the road in the Bay. :beer:
     
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    We need some pictures!
     
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    First off if I encounter anyone complaining about an African Outfitter that can not get back to them I may come visit you personally. If you know what I mean.
    I have just spent 1.5 hours working on getting these pictures up and ready. What a chore. I have a brand new appreciation for anyone attempting to be on the web from Africa.


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    My arrival in Namibia.


    An Oryx with a Waterburg back drop. Does it get any better than that?

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    My introduction to Leopard hunting
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    :shocked:
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    :shocked:



    By the way that is not a .223 cartridge nor a .270 It is a .300 WM

    A visitor to the bait. I missed him by 20 minutes.

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    The proof ....

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    AND THE TROPHY PICTURE:

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    Still working on the other guy. :)
     
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    Thats a monsta pig! Keep it coming!
     
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    Great Job, That is a monster Hog that alone is worth the trip. can't wait for more.
     

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