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#7087416 - 02/21/18 10:40 AM Just won a free Africa hunt!
crozierk Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 05/23/16
Posts: 100
Loc: Aubrey, TX
Well, got a FB message this morning and looks like I'm going to be going to Africa next month! Pretty excited, to say the least. Now to find a plane ticket partyon555

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#7087508 - 02/21/18 11:32 AM Re: Just won a free Africa hunt! [Re: crozierk]
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Registered: 12/08/08
Posts: 8814
Loc: odessa tx
Awesome!
Congrats!

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#7087548 - 02/21/18 11:51 AM Re: Just won a free Africa hunt! [Re: crozierk]
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Registered: 02/15/15
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this wasan't from some Prince via facebook ????
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#7087645 - 02/21/18 01:01 PM Re: Just won a free Africa hunt! [Re: crozierk]
Jgraider Offline
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Registered: 06/13/15
Posts: 936
Loc: West Texas
Originally Posted By: crozierk
Well, got a FB message this morning and looks like I'm going to be going to Africa next month! Pretty excited, to say the least. Now to find a plane ticket partyon555


Congrats. Now save yourself the heartache and frustration by calling Steve Turner, Travel With Guns. Used them 3 times going to Africa and they are top notch.

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#7087861 - 02/21/18 03:50 PM Re: Just won a free Africa hunt! [Re: crozierk]
EddieWalker Offline
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Registered: 08/06/14
Posts: 1566
Loc: Tyler, TX
Save even more frustration and borrow a rifle when you get there. I've done this twice now and it's the only way to travel and hunt!!!

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#7087880 - 02/21/18 04:04 PM Re: Just won a free Africa hunt! [Re: EddieWalker]
sparrish8 Offline
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Registered: 01/13/13
Posts: 1566
Originally Posted By: EddieWalker
Save even more frustration and borrow a rifle when you get there. I've done this twice now and it's the only way to travel and hunt!!!


Yea i used their guns and they were good quality we shot them before to make sure they were on.

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#7088186 - 02/21/18 07:48 PM Re: Just won a free Africa hunt! [Re: crozierk]
Raypo Offline
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Registered: 06/06/11
Posts: 392
Loc: Azle, TX
I took a bow and borrowed a rifle for a giraffe.

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#7088206 - 02/21/18 08:01 PM Re: Just won a free Africa hunt! [Re: crozierk]
crozierk Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 05/23/16
Posts: 100
Loc: Aubrey, TX
I'm just gonna borrow theirs. I'm pretty excitet!

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#7088313 - 02/21/18 09:40 PM Re: Just won a free Africa hunt! [Re: crozierk]
Erny Offline
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Loc: Smith County
Congrats.

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#7089683 - 02/22/18 10:00 PM Re: Just won a free Africa hunt! [Re: crozierk]
Txhunter65 Offline
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Registered: 02/13/15
Posts: 826
Loc: Waxahachie, TX
Which outfit are you hunting with?

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#7092325 - 02/25/18 09:33 AM Re: Just won a free Africa hunt! [Re: crozierk]
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Registered: 12/01/08
Posts: 2665
Loc: Dallas, TX
Be very careful with your taxidermy choices. It adds up surprisingly quickly.
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#7095012 - 02/27/18 03:26 PM Re: Just won a free Africa hunt! [Re: crozierk]
crozierk Offline
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Registered: 05/23/16
Posts: 100
Loc: Aubrey, TX
Thanks all! TXhunter, Ka Maoto safaris. I can't find much online, but I have talked with Mike Jones quite a bit and seems like a good guy. Overall, pretty excited to go over there with them. Syncerus, for taxidermy I am looking at doing all euros with a couple flat skins. Based on the price list I got probably coming in around 1,100 taxidermy bill if I add a zebra.


Edited by crozierk (02/27/18 03:27 PM)

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#7095040 - 02/27/18 03:45 PM Re: Just won a free Africa hunt! [Re: crozierk]
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Registered: 12/01/08
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Loc: Dallas, TX
Don't forget shipping and customs clearance fees.
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#7095052 - 02/27/18 03:57 PM Re: Just won a free Africa hunt! [Re: syncerus]
crozierk Offline
Woodsman

Registered: 05/23/16
Posts: 100
Loc: Aubrey, TX
Yeah I got those looked at as well. Looking at using coppersmith to clear customs, figured if I budget $500 for them and maybe 1100 for shipping. It would be 5 euro mounts and two flatskins at most. Have you been before? I am really just making slightly educated guesses on costs for that stuff.

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#7095360 - 02/27/18 08:05 PM Re: Just won a free Africa hunt! [Re: crozierk]
Txhunter65 Offline
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Registered: 02/13/15
Posts: 826
Loc: Waxahachie, TX
I forgot to say congrats on the trip. Youíll have an unbelievable time. I bought my first trip at a DU auction and am headed back in April of next year.

I had 7 euroís and one flat skin shipping was about $600 by air and we cleared our own, it was very easy and cost about $55. If youíll do the research and fill out the paperwork correctly itís not as complicated most think. If you have any questions the staff at fish and wildlife and customs were very helpful, all the fish and wildlife forms can be done electronic. If you have any questions feel free to shoot me a pm and Iíll send you my number.

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