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What Side Arm do you carry?

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Unread 05-14-2013, 08:09 PM
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Re: What Side Arm do you carry?

Most of the time I carry a Beretta96 in 40S&W but sometimes I will carry my Freedom arms Field Grade 454Casull.
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    Unread 05-19-2013, 06:03 PM
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    Re: What Side Arm do you carry?

    Thanks for the post everyone. I'm leaning towards getting a .357 or .44 mag. See how I am in grizz country. I like the idea of the .45 for most everything but would be just a little light for bear.
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    Unread 05-19-2013, 10:41 PM
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    Re: What Side Arm do you carry?

    S&W 629 5" .44 mag. You can load it down to 900-1000 fps using some lighter lead or JHP for grouse and light duty shooting or load it up with 300 grain hard cast bear stoppers @ 1300 fps. High on your hip or in a day pack. Very versitle.
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    Unread 07-17-2013, 07:39 AM
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    Re: What Side Arm do you carry?

    Ed Brown Special Forces 5" 1911 for daily open carry with 230 gr Speer Gold Dots.

    Ruger 5-1/2" SS Bisley in 45 Colt with 285 gr cast WFN LBT's when in the back country.

    Alan
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    Unread 07-19-2013, 07:04 AM
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    Re: What Side Arm do you carry?

    Freedom Arms Model 83 454 Casull
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    Unread 07-19-2013, 02:44 PM
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    Re: What Side Arm do you carry?

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    Originally Posted by Methow Packer View Post
    S&W 629 5" .44 mag. You can load it down to 900-1000 fps using some lighter lead or JHP for grouse and light duty shooting or load it up with 300 grain hard cast bear stoppers @ 1300 fps. High on your hip or in a day pack. Very versitle.
    I have the 4" model of the 629. I sometimes load it light and my "heavy" rounds are factory 240gr jacketed slugs
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    Unread 07-27-2013, 10:44 PM
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    I used to carry a Glock 30 (45 ACP) while hunting, but now leave it in my vehicle at camp. I only carried it when pig hunting. I got tired of carrying it and kept asking myself why I would drop the rifle in my hands to reach for a less powerful handgun.
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