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Location: Eatonville, Wa
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Ive only heard one suggestion of outfitter Im sure everyone has used different ones. I would rather use the recommendations of this board than what google pulls up for me

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Location: Eatonville, Wa
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leapord...................shot you a pm hopefully you got it

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Location: Mobile County, Alabama
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csumerall;

Check your PM. Big smile

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Location: Eatonville, Wa
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thanks alot. Do you know where he is out of , I work odd hours so I dont want to call too late or early

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Location: austin and amarillo texas
Joined: 07/21/2007
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I've always heard the best bang for the buck is hunting tuskless cow eles. I guess that depends on where you are going. If you're going to Africa, you ought to hunt at least one of the big five. Buffalo aren't that expensive relative to the other 4, and they can certainly be one of the more exciting suckers to hunt. Have fun, and good hunting. Thumbs up

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Location: Mobile County, Alabama
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csumerall;
He's in Florida.

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Location: Eatonville, Wa
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thanks for all the info ill keep you guys updated

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I’m working for an outfitter in South Africa. Cam69conv was right; you can’t take any meat back to your country. Most of the meat gets cooked for the client if they prefer so. We usually give enough away to our workers and the rest we make biltong from as a lot of overseas clients want to taste it once they visit South Africa. A lot of other outfitters do the same as us or they sell it very cheaply to rural areas. As per CVC’s post, you do not have to do your mounts here, but you have to do the dipping here. It will take about 2-3 months for the dipping, the cost will be $ 80.00, this will include the skin, horns and scull, shipping is not included. As for the stolen mounts, this has never happened to the taxidermist we use. I sure it happened somewhere and I’m not saying it will never happen. According to our taxidermist we if this ever happens he will definitely replace it for our clients. But you must take insurance out for the shipping as it will be out of our hands at that stage. Like 9lxlt said make sure if you use a taxidermist in US that they will have the correct molds. Don’t hesitate to pm me if you have any other questions. I’m sure you will find the perfect outfitter to work with. Just make sure that they will give you a fair chase. Have a great hunt. Thumbs up

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Location: Eatonville, Wa
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thanks for all the help plenty of reading material in the mail now i guess its time to make some decisions

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Location: Mobile County, Alabama
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Always expect things to cost more than planned.

The trophies will be the most expensive part of the trip once you figure in the dipping cost, taxidermy, international shipping to the US, insurance, customs, brokerage fees, and shipping to you. 4 skins and 3 skulls cost me $1075 last year.

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