Weyers tried many fine British doubles, settled on bolt actions for Africa. Heaviest rifle (top) is .458 "African" Winchester, iron sights, for 50-yard slug-fest. Next, his .375 Model 70 carries Weaver J2.5 in Echo mount; third is .30-06 similarly fitted up. For getting small game for pot in camp, Weyers takes Winchester 72; G4 Weaver on top.
Vital spots of elephant are not easily hit. Any bullet for pachyderms must drive through inches of hide, spongy bone, to kill. New .458 WCF has many African boosters.
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