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  1. Banana Moja

    Banana Moja New Member

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    Hi to everyone :) Just a quick bit of myself.

    30 years of age, never held a rifle until I was 26, that's coz I grew up in Durban and never got into it, however now in Botswana, and hooked crazy into hunting, just love it.

    My thoughts about hunting, rifles, ammunition, etc...have actually started to consume my daily life.....not complaining but a little scary.

    Anyway nice to be here and happy hunting to all
     

  2. AfricaHunting.com

    AfricaHunting.com AH ENABLER FOUNDER AH Ambassador

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    Welcome to AH Banana Moja! Looking forward to your contribution...
     

  3. BRICKBURN

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    Hunting consuming your life.
    You'll fit right in with the rest of the AH ward.

    Dive in, you are in a pool of like minded nuts.

    Welcome.
     

  4. Wheels

    Wheels AH ENABLER AH Ambassador

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    Welcome to AH. Love your moniker. Wish I could call myself that but I'm not that good. If you are living in Botswana I am sure you are getting a lot of good hunting in.
     

  5. enysse

    enysse AH ENABLER AH Ambassador

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    Welcome to AH!
     

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    Bobpuckett AH ENABLER GOLD SUPPORTER AH Ambassador

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    Welcome to AH Banana Moja! Sorry there's no cure, only treatment is AH and Hunting.
     

  7. spike.t

    spike.t AH ENABLER SPONSOR Since 2013 AH Ambassador

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    hey wheels you can always be Banana Mbili then :biggrin2:
    and welcome to AH Banana Moja, and what hunting rifles have you got so far?
     

  8. Banana Moja

    Banana Moja New Member

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    Thanks for the welcoming guys, well I currently have a Sauer 202 Classic in .300 Win Mag, topped with a Zeiss Duralyt, also a .22 LR, and a Blaser R8 in .22-250 (Redfield) , 7X64 (Leica) , and 9.3 x 62 (Aimpoint).

    I am waiting for a .243 in the Sauer 202 GTI to come in.

    Although I must admit that I am sort of experimenting with calibres and different rifles at the moment and so far what I have realized is that for the type of hunting I am into, I don't mind just having the .243 and .300 Win Mag with premium bullets, especially for close range (Tuli Block) hunting.

    Lastly I find that although the Blaser is beautiful in appearance and is dead accurate, for all purposes I would say the Sauer is a much better working rifle.

    Anyway different strokes for different fockes I suppose, just my little opinion ;)
     

  9. DOC-404

    DOC-404 AH Elite

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    ..or even Bwana Mbili Nazi Moja Ndizi.. :tongue:
     

  10. spike.t

    spike.t AH ENABLER SPONSOR Since 2013 AH Ambassador

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    spike.t AH ENABLER SPONSOR Since 2013 AH Ambassador

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    excellent another person with good taste in calibres :beer: but i have to disagree about the looks of blaser rifles i dont like the looks, but as you say each to their own...
     

  12. Red Leg

    Red Leg AH ENABLER LIFETIME BRONZE BENEFACTOR AH Legend

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    That Sauer is a great rifle. I bought one for my son in .375 and it has the large magazine which hold 5 rounds. He'll take it to Moz next summer. I would have to use one a good bit to become comfortable with the safety. That up and down movement is a little counterintuitive for me - but it really shoots. Welcome aboard. Try not to get into wing shooting. Fine shotguns are an equally addictive (and expensive) sickness.
     

  13. bluey

    bluey AH ENABLER AH Legend

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    welcome and enjoy the site banana moja
     

  14. 35bore

    35bore AH ENABLER AH Legend

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    Welcome to the forum. You have quite a good start in you caliber line-up. Agree with spikeT, the Blazer is not my cup of tea, but a lot of guys love them. Regardless, I wish you many years of hunting stories and photos (I got a late start in life also (( as far as the hunting thing goes)). Again welcome to the forum and may you make many a friends here on AH.
     

  15. FerRGarza

    FerRGarza AH Veteran

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    Welcome Banana Moja! once those thoughts begin, there is no end to them! which is the best part!
     

  16. Bos en Dal Safaris

    Bos en Dal Safaris SPONSOR Since 2014 AH Elite

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    Welcome, you will see you will get use to living with thise thoughts. At first it seems as if it is taking controll of you and then..... Well it does. And you will just follow.

    Have a good one
    Best Regards
     

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