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    Default 17hmr for brown bear!!!!!!

    Ok...so I found out, that someone thought it'd be funny to make me look like a moron wanting to shoot a brown bear in the eye with a 17hmr....For the record.. I would never ever, ever.......even think about it unless i was fighting for my life and it was the only weapon I had on me...to be honest I'd probably use it as a club before I'd shoot it!!!!!

    Anyway funny joke, no hurt feelings but just in case other readers read it and didn't follow it, no way do I advocate something so stupid!

    Thanks for the kicks!

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    I musta missed a Burning hot Flamer....


    Your perfectly right about NOT shooting a Bear in the eye with a 17HMR, it would probly kill you.


    Shoot it BETWEEN the Eye and the Ear, in the Temple.

    It's your only hope with a rimfire.

    Maby the Old Eskimo lady with the .22 can chime in??.
    If you can't Kill it with a 30-06, you should Hide.

    "Dam it all", The Beaver told me.....

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    I have found it easier the gut the bear then when the heart is removed shoot it with a 22short to kill it. You must be very quiet useing this method and watch the wind

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    Quote Originally Posted by Frogman77 View Post
    Ok...so I found out, that someone thought it'd be funny to make me look like a moron wanting to shoot a brown bear in the eye with a 17hmr....For the record.. I would never ever, ever.......even think about it unless i was fighting for my life and it was the only weapon I had on me...to be honest I'd probably use it as a club before I'd shoot it!!!!!

    Anyway funny joke, no hurt feelings but just in case other readers read it and didn't follow it, no way do I advocate something so stupid!

    Thanks for the kicks!
    I would sure hope you never would attempt that. Kind of like the idiot who wrote about paintballing black bears last year.
    "Ya can't stop a bad guy with a middle finger and a bag of quarters!!!!"- Ted Nugent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pike_palace View Post
    I would sure hope you never would attempt that. Kind of like the idiot who wrote about paintballing black bears last year.
    Amen. Any time a stunt doesn't work out, the happless hunter heads hurriedly home hiding his hijynx. And leaves a wounded bear for the locals to contend with. But the up side is that if he pulls it off, he won't be able to keep his yap shut and sooner or later the troopers will hear about it. Then we won't have to worry about him being in the woods with a gun for a few years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pike_palace View Post
    Kind of like the idiot who wrote about paintballing black bears last year.
    That is immediately what I thought of when the original post showed up....gotta watch C&B from now on

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    Heck, I wouldn't have the nubbies to try it, if I could walk up on the bear while he was sleeping and stick the barrel in his ear.

    Gott be careful with those ID snatchers. I have brought this site up on more then a few computers that still had the previous user still logged in.

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    yeah, no harm no foul, my name is clear except for the fact that I'm the dufus that thought a brown bear could rip off another brown bear's head off! well, at least I"m not dumb enough to shoot one with a 17 hmr. hopefully someone really dumb will show up so I can get out of the hot water!

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    Perhaps, but that thread (regarding ripping off another brown bear's head off) did make some interesting reading albeit it was a little ridiculous.
    "He should have been packing a more powerful gun...you have to be a very good shot or very lucky to stop a brown bear with a .357 Magnum." - Rick Sinnott, Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist after a double attack by a grizzly.

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    Maybe we could get the Myth Buster boys on this topic instead...

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