Pith helmets...

Discussion in 'Hunting Africa' started by Jimbob, Jul 17, 2016.

  1. EDELWEISS

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    Im not sure I understand why you guys are making fun. I dressed in high boots and jodphurs for my last safari, OH and a kilt on some days. Its my F-ing hunt! My wife and I are hunting lion in September and we're taking pith helmets!

    Ive spent my share of time in ghillie suits and face paint. Now I dress like I want in the field, some days its tweeds and breeches with knee high laced boots. If Im black powder hunting, chances are Im wearing a 18th century pattern "Rifleman's shirt". On my last drive hunt for Wild Boar, I wore an orange top hat
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  2. siml

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  3. Sika98k

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    I do admire the Orange top hat for the driven boar hunt. Pretty smart.
    I'm not too sure about wearing the kilt hunting in Africa. Ok,Gordon Cummings did it but the thought off all those thorns puts me off image.jpeg
     

  4. Jono Joseph

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    i like the idea we just need a good looking and practical Pith Helmet .. they make for great photos


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  5. Eddie P

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    If they worked well then, then why not now?

    They are still made and sold here (England) so someone must be buying them.
     

  6. jeff

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    The pith helmet, that's just bully. But the kilts, too close to a skirt for me. LOL
     

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    #bringbackthepithhelmet
     

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    I actually have no idea what the hash tag does but the kids seem to think it's a big deal (n):ROFLMAO:
     
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  9. Jimbob

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    I'm not so little mind...

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  10. EDELWEISS

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    Hahahaha that was a wet hunt! It poured and didn't stop until we were done. Yes we sounded the hunting horn after the hunt to celebrate the successful results

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    That was my Afrika prep. I did a lot of hiking (minus the rifle) to break in the boots and proof test the rest of the gear. The breeches and shirt and hat are Rough Rider / Cuban period repros
     
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  11. Pheroze

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    ...OK, so maybe the pith helmet won't look so bad ;)
     
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