Thomas Rutledge

Discussion in 'Introductions & Greets' started by Thomas Rutledge, Sep 14, 2018.

  1. Thomas Rutledge

    Thomas Rutledge AH Member

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    Hi all, I am a new safari rifle owner. A dream come true. I now have a Greener .577 express. No plans for an Africa hunt. Im a collector really. Im from Florida. I am a commercial pilot after a career in the USMC as a harrier pilot including a 3 year exchange tour with Sea Harriers in the Royal Navy...Thanks for the fine welcome.
     

  2. cpr0312

    cpr0312 AH ENABLER AH Ambassador

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    Welcome aboard!

    Thank you for your service sir (y)
     

  3. AfricaHunting.com

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    Welcome to AH Thomas! Nice to have you here.
     

  4. Witold Krzyżanowski

    Witold Krzyżanowski AH ENABLER AH Legend

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    Welcome to AH. I am glad that you are with us.
    Good luck and all the best.
     

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    Hi Thomas, welcome to AH !
     

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    Welcome and congrats on the rifle!
     

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    WOW! A Harrier pilot! I thought they all crashed! Just kidding! But the concepts did have a difficult time initially, so I read.
    Thomas, thanks for your service and I hope you have a long one in the commercial field.
    I’m telling you honestly, you really really should go to Africa!
     

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    Welcome to AH!
     

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    Welcome to AH!
     

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    Welcome...nice of you to fly in and join us here!! ✈️️
     

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    Welcome to AH Thomas! Nice to have you on the posting side, looking forward to reading your posts.
     

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    Welcome aboard Thomas. You certainly went "all in" on your first safari rifle. Have you shot it yet, or don't you intend to shoot it? If flying "jump jets" didn't light your fire perhaps a charging DG animal might. Perhaps you should consider taking your new found toy to a place where she belongs.
     

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    Welcome to AH Thomas. Enjoy the forum, it's very addicting.
     

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    Welcome. This is a great site and I know you will enjoy it.
     

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