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    Default Bear load

    Can any of you guys speak from experience and tell me the killing power on a bear the one and only 44mag in a rifle.... thanks in advance

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    I've killed two bear using a .308 with 150 gr. soft nose if that helps.

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    I can always use another gun. But i would like to take my ruger 77/44

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    I’ve never killed a bear, but a 300 gr xtp pushed by a max load of 2400 hits a deer like the hammer of Thor.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ScLowCountry View Post
    I’ve never killed a bear, but a 300 gr xtp pushed by a max load of 2400 hits a deer like the hammer of Thor.
    Thats kinda the reasoning behind hunting with it. Think under 100 yards i should be golden.....

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