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#200513 - 07/07/19 08:55 AM Re: Africa!! [Re: 500WE]
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#200528 - 07/07/19 04:28 PM Re: Africa!! [Re: 500WE]
Russell
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Great hunt and a great job of mentoring!
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#200531 - 07/07/19 06:18 PM Re: Africa!! [Re: Russell]
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Very cool all around!
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#200537 - 07/07/19 08:38 PM Re: Africa!! [Re: 500WE]
Pa. Mike
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Congratulations to both of you on a very successful hunt and some outstanding shooting !

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#200541 - 07/07/19 11:44 PM Re: Africa!! [Re: wvhitman]
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Doc, Awesome trip and a great story. I am sure it was fantastic for Jesse. You are a great example for us all. As a man and a hunter!!!
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#200608 - 07/11/19 08:56 AM Re: Africa!! [Re: 500WE]
reflex264
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Awesome job. You were shooting one of my favorite bullets. Several years ago during extensive bullets testing with multiple cartridges and calibers the lowly 125PT scored number 2 in penetration for expanding bullets. It beat out many bigger heaver bullets from the 300 Win Mag, 7 mag and several others. In fact the only expanding bullet that out penetrated it was a 400gr Nosler 416 Partition.
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#200609 - 07/11/19 10:09 AM Re: Africa!! [Re: reflex264]
Whitworth
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Excellent! Did Jesse take any other animals?
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#200611 - 07/11/19 10:34 AM Re: Africa!! [Re: Whitworth]
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Max, Jesse took the same 5 I did, plus a gemsbok. All with his .280 except the blesbok.
I got skunked AGAIN on Bushpig. In 7 trips that I wanted one I have never seen one. This time one bait was not hit after pics of 7 consecutive nights of hits before my sit. The last night we sat over dead cows that had been hit 4 nights in a row. Had brutal rain/wind. Got soaked and NO piggy!!

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