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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...
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