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Old 05-23-2012, 06:07 PM   #1
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Default Bear hunting with a 30-06

Does anyone know if a 30-06 can take down a bear, such as a Grizzly?

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Old 05-23-2012, 06:11 PM   #2
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Yeah it can. Probably wouldn't be my first choice.

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It has been done and more than once. I would use the 220 grain loads.

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Yeah it can. Probably wouldn't be my first choice.
What would your "first choice" be?
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It has been done and more than once. I would use the 220 grain loads.
Ok that's what I was thinking
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umm 50 bmg,just kidding wouldent a 10 gauge shooting slugs be ideal

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Anything bigger you might have.

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I wish you the very best of luck in your bear-killing endevours. Don't forget the .44mag backup revolver, JIC. Becoming food for the bear means YOU have become a part of the problem, at least until it poops.

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Thanks for all the advice, now I gotta head to the range and sight in the new x-bolt for my hunt next week

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A 30-06 is a hell of a lot more powerful than a 44 mag.

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