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#200678 - 07/14/19 08:17 PM graphic bear damage
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This guy was lucky because he lived. Should you run into a big Alaskan bear unannounced, this could be the outcome This is a case where bigger is better no matter if its caliber, bullet weight or the tree you climb.. Give me 300 grains or more when walking Alaska...
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#200685 - 07/15/19 04:29 AM Re: graphic bear damage [Re: jamesfromjersey]
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That's a pretty bad scratch on the ole noggin!
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#200697 - 07/15/19 08:59 PM Re: graphic bear damage [Re: KRal]
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Are they kidding with the shotgun, even loaded with slugs I think you would be better off with a big bore handgun.
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#200704 - 07/17/19 01:50 PM Re: graphic bear damage [Re: longhunter]
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 Originally Posted By: longhunter
Are they kidding with the shotgun, even loaded with slugs I think you would be better off with a big bore handgun.

A shotgun loaded with Brenneke slugs is plenty effective for bear.
Incidentally it is also plenty effective at bruising your shoulder, particularly when sighting in at the bench.

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