The African way?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Mauser78, Jul 27, 2019.

  1. 375 Ruger Fan

    375 Ruger Fan AH ENABLER GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

    Joined:
    Jun 14, 2015
    Messages:
    3,028
    Video/Photo:
    195
    Likes Received:
    3,809
    Location:
    Houston, Texas
    Member of:
    NRA, DSC
    Hunted:
    Namibia, Zimbabwe, New Zealand, South Africa (Eastern Cape & NW), Alaska, TX, LA, MO, OH, MT, ID, WA, Canada (Yukon)
    In addition to hunting and touring several countries in Africa, I worked and lived in both Angola and Nigeria. We have a fair amount of wood carvings, bronze, paintings, linen, swords, souvenirs etc.
     
    johnnyblues, ack and Ridgewalker like this.

  2. Ridgewalker

    Ridgewalker AH ENABLER LIFETIME BRONZE BENEFACTOR AH Legend

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2016
    Messages:
    4,828
    Video/Photo:
    194
    Likes Received:
    4,555
    Location:
    Colorado
    Hunted:
    South Africa: Limpopo, Northwest; USA: Ak, Mt, Wy, Co, Ne, Ks, Nv, NM, Tx
    Never had any taxidermy work done until my first trip to Africa. Still don’t have but 3-4 sets of American antlers around which are most hanging in the garage. Only euro skull was a black bear. Now I can’t wait for the next batch to arrive! I donated many skulls and antlers to a biology teacher who tells me the inner city kids love them.
    I wear my Courtney’s most days when I’m not wearing Crocs or snow boots.
     
    kevin masters and johnnyblues like this.

  3. ack

    ack AH Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Mar 5, 2015
    Messages:
    349
    Likes Received:
    244
    Six weeks to go !
     

  4. Mekaniks

    Mekaniks GOLD SUPPORTER AH Elite

    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2014
    Messages:
    1,423
    Video/Photo:
    63
    Likes Received:
    2,272
    Location:
    Seward, Alaska
    Member of:
    SCI, RMEF
    Hunted:
    AK, WY, WA, ID, FL, SD, TX, HI, South Africa- Northwest Province
    I drink shandy on hot days now (never knew what a shandy was until I went to SA). I also use shooting sticks more now.
     

  5. fourfive8

    fourfive8 AH Fanatic

    Joined:
    Apr 27, 2017
    Messages:
    712
    Video/Photo:
    78
    Likes Received:
    882
    Hunted:
    USA, South Africa, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Botswana
    Oh yes, Africanized in some ways. I wear Courteneys and OD cotton almost daily and shoot a 416 Rem and 450 Watts regularly just for fun. I read all the Africa books and articles I can get my hands on and most of them several times to get all the nuances as intended by the authors. I visualize and re-live the evening campfires enjoying that even more than remembering the actual hunts themselves. I try to remember the individual people I've met and talked to and enjoyed the sharing of time with. I share info about the real Africa as I understand it with anyone willing to listen. :)
     

  6. Marcus bock

    Marcus bock AH Member

    Joined:
    Aug 29, 2018
    Messages:
    33
    Video/Photo:
    9
    Likes Received:
    40
    Location:
    florida usa
    Hunted:
    Ethiopia, South Africa
    Buy a toilet with the flush handle on the other side. (?????)
     
    Wheels likes this.

  7. Rob404

    Rob404 AH ENABLER BRONZE SUPPORTER AH Legend

    Joined:
    Jan 6, 2013
    Messages:
    3,292
    Video/Photo:
    33
    Likes Received:
    3,286
    Location:
    Chaska Minnesota
    Member of:
    NRA, Member Minnesota Horse and Hunt,,Caribou Hunt Club
    Hunted:
    Illinois,Wisconsin,Michigan Limpopo Province South Africa
    I admit to craving a Windhoek every once in a while
     

  8. Beretta391

    Beretta391 AH Veteran

    Joined:
    Jul 25, 2017
    Messages:
    127
    Video/Photo:
    1
    Likes Received:
    194
    Location:
    Marshall, tx
    Member of:
    Dsc,nsca
    Hunted:
    Namibia, USA , Argentina
    What’s up with that?? Is everyone in Africa left handed???
     

  9. Philip Glass

    Philip Glass AH ENABLER LIFETIME BRONZE BENEFACTOR AH Legend

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2015
    Messages:
    2,525
    Video/Photo:
    59
    Likes Received:
    3,764
    Location:
    Texas
    Member of:
    NRA, Life SCI, Life DSC, Life EWA
    Hunted:
    RSA, Namibia, Kyrgyzstan, Austria, Australia, Zimbabwe, Texas
    I built a South African braai on my patio and enjoy cooking for guests there. On occasion I’ll wear shorts and gaiters just like they do when it’s hot weather. I’ve made biltong although I’m not too good at it, I made an indoor rack to hang it from. And yes we probably use sticks more often than we used to in our walk and stalk hunts for Axis deer at my ranch!
    Yes Africa can change you.
    Philip
     
    BeeMaa, Henke oe and Mark Biggerstaff like this.

  10. Northwest9

    Northwest9 AH Senior Member

    Joined:
    Jul 5, 2017
    Messages:
    84
    Video/Photo:
    30
    Likes Received:
    78
    Location:
    Australia
    Member of:
    SCI, SSAA
    Hunted:
    Australia, NZ, Fiji, Namibia
    I've started learning Afrikaans if that counts... Haha
     
    Henke oe likes this.

  11. Mort Hill

    Mort Hill GOLD SUPPORTER AH Fanatic

    Joined:
    Jun 4, 2017
    Messages:
    627
    Video/Photo:
    68
    Likes Received:
    918
    Location:
    Brentwood, TN
    Member of:
    Life Member SCI, Director-Music City SCI Chapter, NWTF, NRA
    Hunted:
    SA, Zambia, Tanzania
    My family knows that Maji (maa-gee) means water when ask for it at dinner. And when I walk with my wife she know when I say pole-pole( polee polee) to slow down.
     

  12. Witold Krzyżanowski

    Witold Krzyżanowski AH ENABLER AH Legend

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2013
    Messages:
    4,544
    Video/Photo:
    15
    Likes Received:
    2,107
    Location:
    Trzebiatów
    Member of:
    1977; Polish Hunting Assotiation
    Hunted:
    Namibia, Zimbabwe
    Nice pictures JimP.
     

  13. buck wild

    buck wild SILVER SUPPORTER AH Fanatic

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2015
    Messages:
    814
    Video/Photo:
    243
    Likes Received:
    991
    Location:
    Texas
    Member of:
    SCI Brush Country Chapter
    Hunted:
    Kalahari; Limpopo; Mexico; Texas
    Stop by my place in downtown Houston. I have 60+ mounts and another 20 or so euros :)
     
    sierraone likes this.

  14. BeeMaa

    BeeMaa AH Elite

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2017
    Messages:
    1,199
    Video/Photo:
    40
    Likes Received:
    1,111
    Location:
    Eastern US
    Member of:
    NRA Life Member, SCI
    Hunted:
    Eastern US & RSA
    Wife has taken to making rusk for us to enjoy with Rooibos tea on weekends.
    We continue to get looks at the gun range when I'm shooting a 375 and she a 300, always off sticks.
     
    Hogpatrol and Jfet like this.

  15. Jfet

    Jfet AH Elite

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2013
    Messages:
    1,177
    Video/Photo:
    55
    Likes Received:
    1,491
    Member of:
    Outdoor Tomorrow Foundation,NRA, Life Member DSC
    Hunted:
    Texas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Namibia, South Africa, and Now Spain
    That is technique of cooking we should all incorporate more. (y)(y)(y)
     
    Philip Glass and Hogpatrol like this.

  16. Jfet

    Jfet AH Elite

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2013
    Messages:
    1,177
    Video/Photo:
    55
    Likes Received:
    1,491
    Member of:
    Outdoor Tomorrow Foundation,NRA, Life Member DSC
    Hunted:
    Texas, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Namibia, South Africa, and Now Spain
    Cortneys and gaiters are part of my mow the yard uniform. It make me happy while doing a necessary job. :)
     
    Hogpatrol likes this.

  17. Hogpatrol

    Hogpatrol AH ENABLER SILVER SUPPORTER AH Legend

    Joined:
    Apr 13, 2013
    Messages:
    4,154
    Video/Photo:
    50
    Likes Received:
    7,942
    Location:
    Delaware, USA
    Member of:
    Atglen Sportsmen's Club, NRA ,SCCFSA
    Hunted:
    RSA, DE, NJ, PA, KS, TX
    When asked a question about doing something, be it going to Walmart, out to dinner, shopping, hunting or fishing, I always tell others "We'll make a plan".
    Example: Wife says, "We need to get a few things at the grocery store".
    Me: "OK, We'll make a plan".

    That and rooibos tea every day.
     
    Jfet likes this.

  18. BeeMaa

    BeeMaa AH Elite

    Joined:
    Jun 11, 2017
    Messages:
    1,199
    Video/Photo:
    40
    Likes Received:
    1,111
    Location:
    Eastern US
    Member of:
    NRA Life Member, SCI
    Hunted:
    Eastern US & RSA
    I don't go get things anymore...I "fetch" them.
     
    brif and Hogpatrol like this.

  19. K-man

    K-man AH Elite

    Joined:
    Apr 14, 2013
    Messages:
    1,461
    Video/Photo:
    42
    Likes Received:
    2,122
    Hunted:
    Spain, Alaska, RSA, Zimbabwe, New Zealand, British Columbia, Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Wyoming
    Love these responses... I keep African photos as my screen saver at work. I keep empty shell casings at my desk, people ask about the sizes all the time. No mounts in the house, wife has nixed that, but encouraged me to build a trophy room. I wear gaiters a lot when hunting, keep the shooting sticks close by always. and, yes, sometimes, I "make a plan" I didn't realize what a few small changes add up to.
     
    Hogpatrol likes this.

  20. Philip Glass

    Philip Glass AH ENABLER LIFETIME BRONZE BENEFACTOR AH Legend

    Joined:
    Feb 26, 2015
    Messages:
    2,525
    Video/Photo:
    59
    Likes Received:
    3,764
    Location:
    Texas
    Member of:
    NRA, Life SCI, Life DSC, Life EWA
    Hunted:
    RSA, Namibia, Kyrgyzstan, Austria, Australia, Zimbabwe, Texas
    It’s so simple and effective!
     

Share This Page

 
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice