Thread: Best Bear Gun?
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Old 08-27-2012, 10:26 AM   #72
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Originally Posted by hecpilot View Post
Is a .45 with a hot load better than a sharp stick?

Hollow point or solid tip? Do we need max penetration on a bear?
Yep, if I had to carry one of my 1911s for bear, I would use hotted up loads with hard cast bear bonded bullets. Not HP or even ball.
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