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    Brown bear Rifle

    They make very sturdy guns.
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    700 yard bull elk

    Any guess how big ? Looked like a 6 plus on one side - even if irregular. Weight swag ?
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    Brown bear Rifle

    You just beating on the poor fellow. :) I would be carrying a fishing guide type short barreled 12 gauge as well. :)
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    Brown bear Rifle

    Well Said.
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    Brown bear Rifle

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    Brown bear Rifle

    It's getting tough now. :)
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    700 yard bull elk

    HMMMMM.
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    700 yard bull elk

    Way to go !! What did the rack score and about how heavy is that bull ?
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    1176 yard bull

    If it works great - why change ? Congrads.
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    Brown bear Rifle

    Easy everybody. I too have been hunting for over 60 years - and started with a .32 Winchester Special - cousin to the 30-30 - and have been on a Rifle Team. Even so - I sure as **** would not want either one against a big Griz or even bigger Kodiak. It could kill them sure - but if a Big...
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    Brown bear Rifle

    A Big Brown bear can be over twice as big as a Black - Kodiaks maybe 3x. TWICE min.
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    Brown bear Rifle

    BTW - even a signed waiver might not cover your possible liability - at least here in Cal - but "fun" idea.
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    Brown bear Rifle

    When it comes to Big Brown Bears - an old Kodiak guide said: "That Six Bits works pretty good" - as in a .375. I have shot a .375 - and it has more of a push type kick - than the jolt from a .338 or heavier kicking .340 Weatherby. A well placed shot from a 30.06 can take a big bear sure -...
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    What is your average hunting shot distance?

    And no matter what the distance - most important is the type of shot you have. If you have a solid base - know the distance, wind, drop - as in uphill or downhill) and how calm you are (having practiced the type of distance -and are mentally confident) - then you can consider a longer shot...
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    Premium Production Rifles Worth It?

    I would look at the 6.5 Creedmore - and for $1,000 or less - check out Tikka T3X (uses same factory barrel as Sako),, and the Savage, Remington, Browning, TC and other Manufacturers - who pretty much all make very good production rifles today. Get a good scope - plenty choices around for say...
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