Old Gringo 1938

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  1. oldgringo

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    Hello, returned from South Africa on 31 March 2017. Had great hunt. Animals getting scored there. I believe the best one was a Blue Wildebeest with 31 inch spread. I plan to go again, possibly for Cape Buffalo, Kudu and/or Leopard but not on same trip. Used a camp Weatherby in .270 Win caliber with 150 grain Sierra Game King bullets. Worked great. I use my own .270 Win for Elk. Bullet placement is of utmost importance. PH, tracker, owner and staff were great. Not very proficient with computer communication tool.
     

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    270 is my favorite too! I heartily agree about bullet placement rather than magnums etc.
    animals aren't made of steel and the sierra bullets are great.
    Congratulations on your fine hunt.
     

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    Welcome to AH! Congrats on the hunt, perhaps you could share some pics as well.
     

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    Thats a big BW. Pics and stories would be eagerly devoured. Congrats. Bruce
     

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    Oldgringo 1936, welcome to AH. Sounds like you had a great hunt. Are planning to show us some pictures and share "the rest of the story" with us.
     

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    Welcome to AH, a great choice in gun and bullets!
     

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    Welcome to AH oldgringo! Enough computer skills to be on here that's great... (y) You should enjoy your time here!
     

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    Welcome to AH oldgringo. Nice trophiess. congrats.
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  18. oldgringo

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    Photos from Sept 2017 hunt.

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    Some nice trophies there, congrats!
     

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    What a good trophies.....congrats.....would be great to hear the story behind them in a report.......(y)
     

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