Swift A Frame Results

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    20180724_100522.jpg 20180723_140455.jpg 20180724_171903.jpg 20180724_172839.jpg 20180726_164319(0).jpg On a recent Cape Buffalo/PG hunt with Pawprint Safaris in South Africa, I took a nice buffalo with my Winchester 70, 416 Rem Mag and Swift A Frame bullets. The load drove the 400 grain bullets to around 2325fps. It was a frontal shot at approximately 75 yards. This load is very mild in my rifle, but did a great job! I also took 7 more animals with my Kimber 375 H&H with factory Federal Premium 300 grain Swift A Frame ammo. All one shot kills, except for the Waterbuck, which I gave an insurance shot, just before he was going down. These bullets gave wonderful results, and I wouldn't hesitate to use them again. Also a huge thanks to Pawprint Safaris for a great hunt!
     
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    congratulations on a successful hunt!

    -matt
     
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    Here is the 400 grain 416 Bullet taken from the buffalo. It penetrated the chest, 20180729_145945.jpg destroyed the heart and lungs, and was found in the rear of the intestines.
     
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    Can't complain about those results.
     
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    Great animals!

    Congratulations on a very successful hunt.
     
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    Excellent bullet performance on one fine buffalo! I really like those deep curls!
    All very good looking trophies! That impala looks exceptional! Very handsome!
    Congratulations! I guess you’re a little sad to be back?
     
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    I have used the Swift A-Frames for PG in 338win mag, 257R, 257W and 30-06 all with excellent results and nice bullet expansion.
     
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    3FF749D5-93C9-413D-A35A-115DB7EF9557.jpeg 359CFC02-442E-44D5-8380-65808F5145C5.jpeg Can’t wait to try my 180 gr A-Frames out of 300wsm in Namibia 2020.

    Great hunt, thanks for the report.
     

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    Looks like great bullet expansion. Congrats on some nice trophies.
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    Toby’s buffalo in the back of the truck headed to camp.
     
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    Man, you got some nice trophies. Congrats on a very successful hunt. That Toy looks like it's loaded down pretty good. So when are you going back, to Africa, not work? :D
     
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    ASAP! Haha! Depends on my future funds!
     
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    Yep, definitely a serious infection of safarisafricanus multa. :LOL::LOL:
     

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    Nice. Congratulations on your hunt. I'm sure that you're planning on an encore appearance.
    I'm also a 416 Remington fan and enjoy it. Though decidingly over gunned, I just shot two woodchucks with it, just to stay safari ready.

    Sent from my SM-G930T using AfricaHunting mobile app
     
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    Looks like a great hunt! Congrats on some great trophies. I like that .416 and .375 combo. Great bullet performance.
     
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    Congrats on the hunt! A frames are awesome and I have had great results with them as well!
     
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    How far in to orbit did those two whistlepigs go?:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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