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    Member G-force's Avatar
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    Default 458 Socom and giraffe

    My daughter hunted this giraffe bull on foot and made an excellent heart shot using my 458 Socom.The rifle is modded to single shot for hunting purposes.
    The bull did not manage 50m before going down.She also shot another one after this using another rifle.Bullets were made by Johann Kriek in Bloem and weigh 300gr.



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    Default Re: 458 Socom and giraffe

    Great pics, congrats to her! That's an awesome caliber I would love to have one day.

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    Default Re: 458 Socom and giraffe

    Well done! Did you manage to recover the bullet?

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    Default Re: 458 Socom and giraffe

    Well done to your daughter. In areas where they are hunted a lot, giraffe are one of the most challenging animals to hunt. Interesting rifle and cartridge, what velocity do you get?

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