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    Default Buffalo Bull.

    Earlier this year I, fortuitously, had the opportunity to hunt a buffalo bull myself. It was a short (3 day) but physically and mentally demanding hunt in tough terrain on a 14 000ha reserve close to where I live and work. Not my first buffalo but the first with my .375 (or any .375 for that matter). Realistically, this is probably the last buffalo I will ever hunt myself, though I hope to guide a lot more buffalo hunts. An experience I won't forget. Definitely my hunt of the year.


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    That’s an awesome bull!
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    Beautiful. Did you use peregrine's for the 375?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Antlion View Post
    Beautiful. Did you use peregrine's for the 375?
    Yes, 300gr VRG-3.

    .375 H&H
    Peregrine VRG3, 300gr.
    Muzzle velocity: 2485fps.
    Left: Shoulder shot at ±100m. Retained weight 298.3gr (99.4%). Bullet penetrated both shoulders, punched through heart and lungs and stopped under skin of off shoulder. Buff ran less than 20m and went down bellowing. Was dead when we reached him.
    Right: Insurance shot with bull lying down on his side, already dead. Shot into spine at ±5m, angling forward. Punched hole through spine large enough to insert two of my fingers. Stopped in front of shoulder. Retained weight 257.4gr (85.8%).


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    Goeie bliksem, that looks a big boy.


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    Very nice, and I'm sure it was good to be your own client for a change!

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    That is a buffalo bull. Lots of character. Congrats.

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    Beautiful Buff, TStone!

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    Nice to see the buff in that terrain.
    Hope the road wasnt too far.

    Congrats


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    Quote Originally Posted by Messor View Post
    Nice to see the buff in that terrain.
    Hope the road wasnt too far.

    Congrats


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    Thanks. We managed to get a vehicle within 30 meters, even that was almost too far. Earlier this year a client shot one at the bottom of a rather rough valley. We had to cape it there, cut it up and carry it out. Luckily we had a lot of helping hands.

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