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What Side Arm do you carry?

 
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Old 04-10-2013, 08:47 PM
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What Side Arm do you carry?

Hopefully I am putting this in the correct category. What side arms do ya'll carry when in the back country or do you consider your rifle to be enough? I'm looking at picking one up and any advise and experience would be great! thanks.
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Old 04-10-2013, 08:57 PM
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Re: What Side Arm do you carry?

Smith&Wesson 44mag. revolver,4" barrel, and bear spray.
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Old 04-14-2013, 12:49 PM
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Re: What Side Arm do you carry?

It depends what is in your backcountry. I carry a P229 in 40SW when bowhunting in MI, but we don't have any Grizzlies. Some little black bears and wolves are about the worst wild critters we run into, but in all reality the 4 day/year drunken territorial on public land A-hole moronic "hunters" are probably more of a real threat. Like always, a few idiots cast us all in a bad light . . .

If I'm in Grizz country, I'd be packin at least a 44mag. Oh, and bear spray too
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Old 04-21-2013, 04:22 PM
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Re: What Side Arm do you carry?

I carry my 44 lite in grizz area,when not and say horn hunting I have a small 5 shot 3'' S&W 357 that I like,usually a friend with spray also
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Old 04-21-2013, 04:30 PM
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Re: What Side Arm do you carry?

Glock 19 with one of those super evil "high capacity 15 round, mag, clips!". The kind that thinks for its self, all I have to do it get it there.

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Old 04-21-2013, 04:42 PM
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Re: What Side Arm do you carry?

Springfield 1911A1 45 should stop just about anything
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Old 05-06-2013, 11:14 PM
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Re: What Side Arm do you carry?

Depends on the location and type of hunt. On the border Glock 19 or S&W Scandium 357. Weight matters. Normal Elk or Black Bear country normally the 357. I have traveled a lot and normally just take the rifle.
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