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Old 11-07-2011, 06:31 PM   #11
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I would carry my 12 guage pump and my GP100. If i were turned away, i would go somewhere else. I'm not going to support your location if you don't support my rights.

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Im not a bear lover so they are pretty much shoot if its in my path and doesnt run off.

Yes i know 556 isnt a bear hunting round but just camping isnt hunting bears.
Bless you good sir!

With the right mindset, every camping trip could be bear hunting.
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12 gauge shot gun buck shot in the heat of battle u can be a bit off and still hit target.
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12 gauge shot gun buck shot in the heat of battle u can be a bit off and still hit target.
I agree take a 12 guage home defense with ya they r short light an plain nasty when the time comes look a mossberg for home defense that dont break the bank
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My regular carry gun. I'm not camping in Jurassic Park, or bear country. Red wolves are being seen again in central MS, and there have been a few bears here and there, small black bears so I've been told. But both are very uncommon for now, and the few that there are, are very skittish of people. It's the 2 legged predators that worry me.
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12 gauge shot gun buck shot in the heat of battle u can be a bit off and still hit target.
I would suggest you pattern your shot gun from 5, 10 and 15 yards. You might be surprised at how tight they shoot close in. 00 is fine for smaller predators but I will load slugs and try to break a shoulder if I might run into trouble with a bear. You better be able to leave no doubt the bear attacked you or you will be in jail. The rangers are really going to be mad if you wounded one and it ran off.
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12ga 00 buckshot from 20 yards all 4 shots went where I was aiming. The neck shot was a little low but close enough for gov't work. I was shooting a friends Benelli.
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12ga 00 buckshot from 20 yards all 4 shots went where I was aiming. The neck shot was a little low but close enough for gov't work. I was shooting a friends Benelli.
The other holes are 9mm not spread.
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The idea of a 410 revolver as a trail Gun is positively laughable.

45 acp is a better choice than 410, but still inadequate.


10mm or 357 would be the smallest I'd consider. 41 or 44 mag in a 4" would be a proper choice.
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