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Postby hellfire_m16 » Sat Jan 19, 2008 3:15 am

shooter can u share the link on Man Eaters of Tsavo.


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Postby shooter » Sat Jan 19, 2008 4:44 pm

sure thing hellfire.
I would also like to add that those who saw the movie would remember the last by the narrator sayin that one can still see the fire in the eyes of the ghost and the darkness and they still fill one with fear etc etc. but i would like to mention that nothing could be further from the truth as they look quite timid really.
this is firstly because they are maneless male lions. secondly, the trophies were of the rug type originally ( when with col val kilmer.)
but after his death, eventually when they were acquired by the chicago natural history museum, they were made into full mounts so the body language/pose is not quite aggressive.
you can see them in the natural history museum chicago website.

for those who would likr to read the original ghost and the darkness,

http://robroy.dyndns.info/tsavo/tsavo.html

enjoy!!


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One does not hunt in order to kill; on the contrary, one kills in order to have hunted. by Jose Gasset.

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Postby shooter » Sat Jan 19, 2008 4:53 pm

sorry i dont know whats wrong with the above link.
it is no longer showing the pics.
so heres a link to the free book with pics and links to pics directly.
enjoy!!


http://www.globusz.com/ebooks/ManEaters/00000010.htm


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Postby kanwar76 » Sat Jan 19, 2008 6:44 pm

Hey shooter one day I would like to go on a hunt with you...

-Inder


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Postby hellfire_m16 » Sat Jan 19, 2008 7:04 pm

Thanks Shooter


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Postby shooter » Sat Jan 19, 2008 8:31 pm

inder bhai thanks for the honour.
however u forget one thing. I am very besharm when it comes to shikar/ shooting.
i will actually hold u to it.
definitely. plz pm me your availability venue etc and we can plan somethin out.


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Postby kanwar76 » Sun Jan 20, 2008 12:01 am

Yes Dev,

God willing one day we will shoot together.. I love people who are passionate about hunting shooting.. There is nothing better in this world than when you walking with friends with shotgun in one hand and game in other.. I have done it once and dieing to do it again... Man.. why we came so late in this world.... :(

-Inder


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Postby shooter » Sun Jan 20, 2008 1:14 am

to quote sudesh beri's character about salman khans character in the movie veergati:

yeh kisi doosrey hi yug ka aadmi hai jo galti se is yug mein paida ho gaya hai.

we are also born in the wrong yug. but lets try to make the best of what we have.
inder where do u live?


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Postby kanwar76 » Sun Jan 20, 2008 1:19 am

I am at Bangalore shooter.. native of Haryana..

I am planning for a trip to UK this year..lets see how it goes..

-Inder


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Postby shooter » Sun Jan 20, 2008 1:21 am

lemme know your schedule. we'll plan somethin out


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Postby kanwar76 » Sun Jan 20, 2008 1:23 am

Yep sure thing bud.. :wink:

-inder


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Postby Vikram » Sun Jan 20, 2008 7:38 am

kanwar76\";p=\"35884 wrote:I am planning for a trip to UK this year..lets see how it goes..

-Inder


Hi Inder, If I am here when you come to UK, we shall meet and of course do some shooting.Do drop a line.

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Postby shahid » Sun Jan 20, 2008 3:38 pm

Indian Books of the past were by :

JC Scott
Jim Corbett
Col. Kesri Singh
Khan Saheb Jamshed Butt
Kenneth Anderson
Suresh Vaidya

A publishing house called Jaico used to market these books.

Later some reprints appeared in Rupa publications.

The Hindustan Times published some books by Col. Kesri Singh.

Hints on Tiger Shooting
Pocket Encyclopedia of Shikar
Hunting with Horse and Spear

Other naturalists who wrote some excellent accounts were.

A P Gee
J Forysyth
Col. J C Sanders

Many of these books have been reprinted.

In 2005 I picked up a couple of totally new volumes by RS Naidu an ex Shikari ( PH ) of Allywn Cooper Mercury of Mr. V C SHukla and a Gentleman from Kanpore leather trade, a freind of Maharaja of Benares who wrote an account of hunting almost all over India.



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Postby arbab » Fri Jan 25, 2008 10:07 pm

awesum link shooter...keep up the good work. :)



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Re: good books on shikaar/ hunting

Postby a_kamal » Wed Jan 22, 2014 7:30 pm

Hi Shooter , Hi Shahid,

Since you guys are discussing hunting & Shikaar books i had to come in with a request , I am looking for some Jaico published books to complete my collection , listing here just in case some of you might come across these title somewhere.

1. Ahead lies the Jungle. by Suresh Vaidya
2. Maneater of Rupaidiah by Andrew macdearmid
3. Maneaters & Memories by J Carington Turner
4. Shikar tales by the barrell by Jit Roy
above were published by Jaico , out of print now but maybe lying with some hobby corner or 2nd hand book dealer .

One more

Animal & Other Animals by R P Noronha published by sanchar publisihing in 1992

Finally if you guys are interested in free e-books Jim corbett /Keneth Anderson and many more classics visit www.archive.org



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