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Discussion in 'Introductions & Greets' started by Richard Tennant, Jul 18, 2018.

  1. Richard Tennant

    Richard Tennant New Member

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    I am an active sporting clays shooter but like big bores and am looking to get a 450 Rigby, 500 Jeffries, or 505 Gibbs to shoot rocks sticks and beer cans. Maybe a trip to Africa.
     

  2. BenKK

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    Can’t go wrong with those cartridges!
     

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  4. Witold Krzyżanowski

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    Welcome aboard.
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  5. Von Gruff

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    Welcome Richard. Why not? Africa is waiting....
     

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    You can’t count it as a real hunting rifle until it’s been to Africa;)!
    Welcome to AH!
     

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    Welcome to AH Richard! You will certainly have to treat them to a proper hunting safari! ;)
     

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    Hi Richard, welcome to AH !
     

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    Welcome Richard! Enjoy the site!
     

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  15. L'Atelier Verney-Carron

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    Welcome to AH Richard. Enjoy the forum, it's very addicting.
     

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    Welcome to the family Richard!
     

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    Welcome to AH, Richard. Some fine calibres that you are contemplating. @matt85 is well known here on AH, and will be able to chime in on the different rounds. He took a Cape Buffalo here with us, with his .505 Gibbs. One of the most beautifully balanced rifles I have had the pleasure of handling.
     
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  18. matt85

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    welcome to the forum!

    if your serious about shooting heavy rifles then id be happy to offer assistance if needed.

    -matt
     

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  20. Shootist43

    Shootist43 AH ENABLER GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

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    Welcome. You must like big bores, the ones you mentioned would get most folks attention. What and when are you planning to hunt in Africa?
     

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