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  1. 30-30 for Bear?

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    If you was going to use a 30-30 for Blackbear which over the counter load would you use? I'm thinking 150grn softpoints? Maybe a 170 would be better?
  2. Black bear loads

    Handloading Procedures/Practices
    I have been working on my loads for my black bear hunt in September. I plan on taking my 45-70 guide gun and my 444 Marlin 1895. I think I have got my loads perfected as seen by the two three shot targets below both fired at 100 yards. The red target is the 444 load and the black target is the...
  3. .416 Rigby Synopsis

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    I am interested in purchasing a .416 Rigby. It would be for hunting bears and moose, and going over to Africa. I am interested in some of your guy's opinions about this caliber; opinions about this cartridge in relation to others like the .375 class and other .416s like the rem mag, Taylor, and...
  4. 300 wsm. Soft points or premium ammo for black bear

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    Alright, got a question for ya. I got a 300 wsm I would like possibly take black bear hunting. The range is between 20 and 40 yds. This will be the first bear I have shot with a rifle. Do you think I should use a softpoint or premium ammo? Would it matter if the bear was over 300 lbs or so...
  5. best ammunition in caliber .338 win mag ?

    Rifles and Rifle Cartridges
    hi Hunters, and loaders ! i am in process to get a .338 WM rifle ( out of german parts), and it is to hunt from Roe to red Dears + Elks and Wilkd boras .. perhaps bears as well . what are the recommended Ammo from the shop meeting the "killing criterias" : Precision at 200 m, + killing...
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