Ship time on trophies from Zimbabwe

Discussion in 'Taxidermy' started by Ridge Top Ranch, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. Ridge Top Ranch

    Ridge Top Ranch AH Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Aug 15, 2014
    Messages:
    250
    Video/Photo:
    2
    Likes Received:
    334
    Location:
    Kansas City, MO USA
    Member of:
    SCI, NRA
    Hunted:
    U.S. Zimbabwe, South Africa, Northwest & Limpopo
    Does anyone have an idea of how long it takes to get unmounted trophies shipped after safari?
     

  2. The Artistry of Wildlife

    The Artistry of Wildlife SPONSOR Since 2014 AH Fanatic

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2011
    Messages:
    953
    Video/Photo:
    1,161
    Likes Received:
    1,707
    Location:
    United States
    Hunted:
    Namibia, Zimbabwe,Botswana, Mozambique,South Africa, Canada, England, Kyrgyzstan
    Zim is always quite slow. The paperwork the dip/pack needs goes thru the government and that makes it slow. Fewer places in Zim to get Dip / Pack done, way fewer than as in S A , so they get backed up. They tell you 6-8 months but it's Zim so I usually see them out in a year. Most other countries I see them move faster. Just got 2 safari's in that hunters went on in April 2015.
     

  3. BRICKBURN

    BRICKBURN SUPER MODERATOR CONTRIBUTOR GOLD BENEFACTOR AH Ambassador

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2010
    Messages:
    18,479
    Video/Photo:
    414
    Likes Received:
    10,177
    Hunted:
    Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Canada, USA, Mexico
    Was the hunter Michael J Fox?
    back-future-4.jpg
     

  4. BRICKBURN

    BRICKBURN SUPER MODERATOR CONTRIBUTOR GOLD BENEFACTOR AH Ambassador

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2010
    Messages:
    18,479
    Video/Photo:
    414
    Likes Received:
    10,177
    Hunted:
    Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Canada, USA, Mexico
    I would say Dennis is right on the money.
     

  5. The Artistry of Wildlife

    The Artistry of Wildlife SPONSOR Since 2014 AH Fanatic

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2011
    Messages:
    953
    Video/Photo:
    1,161
    Likes Received:
    1,707
    Location:
    United States
    Hunted:
    Namibia, Zimbabwe,Botswana, Mozambique,South Africa, Canada, England, Kyrgyzstan
    LOL Hi Brick , it's just who you know that makes things happen...I have them ready to go dip and pack on day 90. I haven't found a way yet to beat the government 90 day rule for export yet.....LOL
     

  6. K-man

    K-man AH Elite

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2013
    Messages:
    1,181
    Video/Photo:
    32
    Likes Received:
    1,565
    Hunted:
    Soon Alaska, RSA, Zimbabwe, New Zealand, British Columbia, Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming
    My shipment should hit texas this week from my trip last september. It always seems like a long time but it could always be worse. At least my trophies have always been properly prepped and are mine.
     

  7. johnnyblues

    johnnyblues AH Legend

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2013
    Messages:
    4,693
    Video/Photo:
    55
    Likes Received:
    3,519
    Location:
    Seaford NY
    Hunted:
    USA, ALASKA Canada, New Zealand, Mexico Africa.
    You works looks outstanding! I will be hunting Leopard in 2017 ad if successful I look forward to working with you.
     

  8. The Artistry of Wildlife

    The Artistry of Wildlife SPONSOR Since 2014 AH Fanatic

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2011
    Messages:
    953
    Video/Photo:
    1,161
    Likes Received:
    1,707
    Location:
    United States
    Hunted:
    Namibia, Zimbabwe,Botswana, Mozambique,South Africa, Canada, England, Kyrgyzstan
    Got your message Johnnyblues. I will do some great pieces for you !
     

  9. CAustin

    CAustin BRONZE SUPPORTER AH Ambassador

    Joined:
    May 7, 2013
    Messages:
    11,379
    Video/Photo:
    94
    Likes Received:
    7,514
    Member of:
    Courtney Hunting Club, NRA Life Member, SCI Kansas City Chapter
    Hunted:
    South Africa, Kalahari, Northwest, Limpopo, Gauteng, APNR Kruger Area. USA Georgia, South Carolina, Arkansas, New Mexico, North Carolina and Texas
    Dennis where are you located?
     

  10. The Artistry of Wildlife

    The Artistry of Wildlife SPONSOR Since 2014 AH Fanatic

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2011
    Messages:
    953
    Video/Photo:
    1,161
    Likes Received:
    1,707
    Location:
    United States
    Hunted:
    Namibia, Zimbabwe,Botswana, Mozambique,South Africa, Canada, England, Kyrgyzstan
    CAustin, I'm in Michigan, North of Detroit about 90 miles, in what we call the heart of Michigan's thumb. But I'm really everywhere. I am either crating and shipping or driving and delivering trophies to just about all the lower 48 states all the time. Thanks for all you compliments on my work and please go visit the website and look over my studio.
     

  11. johnnyblues

    johnnyblues AH Legend

    Joined:
    Jun 13, 2013
    Messages:
    4,693
    Video/Photo:
    55
    Likes Received:
    3,519
    Location:
    Seaford NY
    Hunted:
    USA, ALASKA Canada, New Zealand, Mexico Africa.
    I hope the hunting gods are kind to me in 2017 and allow me to take a leopard. I ve been looking forward to this hunt for many years.
     

Share This Page