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Best Grizzly "medicine" under 60 yards?

Old 05-16-2004, 09:51 PM
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Default Best Grizzly "medicine" under 60 yards?

My buddy and I are having a slight disagreement on "stopping power" of certain weapons....

Which of these three choices would be the best weapon to stop a charging grizzly at 60 yards and closer....



A. .300 Weatherby Mag.
B. 12 gauge slug
c. 12 gauge buckshot
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Old 05-16-2004, 10:07 PM
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I woud take either of the 12 gague options.

For the buckshot I would want a full 3.5 inch 000 buckshot load and for the slug I would want a maximum loaded one ounce slug.

I'd also want them in a pump cause with my luck an auto would jam up on the first shot.
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Old 05-16-2004, 11:34 PM
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I would think that maximum loads with a 12 guage and a one ounce slug would do the trick quite nicely.
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Old 05-16-2004, 11:58 PM
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At 10 to 60 yard, I would take the 300 WBY with a stout 200 grain or 220 grain bullet. Under 10 yards I would take the shotgun for the sure quickness of speed I ageree with big bulls in a pump shotgun.
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Old 05-17-2004, 12:29 AM
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i;de take the slug gun!!!
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Old 05-17-2004, 12:36 AM
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.300 Wby. Mag. Good luck.
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Old 05-17-2004, 02:19 PM
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If I can't have my 45-70 then the 12 Ga. with Slugs would be my choice.
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Old 05-17-2004, 05:26 PM
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In the situation you described about the only thing I'd want is my alarm to go off or the wife to roll over and say "Honey your going to be late"!!!
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Old 05-17-2004, 06:37 PM
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12 gauge, 3 inch slug
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Old 05-17-2004, 07:01 PM
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ORIGINAL: James B

If I can't have my 45-70 then the 12 Ga. with Slugs would be my choice.

I agree, I would take the 45-70 anyday (even over a .44 or .454), but since that was not one of your choices, I would take the 12 ga. with slugs. 3 inchers for good measure.
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