Thursday, April 17, 2014

Man drops attacking bear with two shots, maybe three, from revolver

The story is almost five years old, but again proves the adage of carrying something bigger than a bear when in bear country.

“Greg Brush, an Alaskan fishing guide, was ambushed with no warning by a charging bear. All he had time to do was pull out his .454 Casull and fire as fast as possible, while falling backwards after tripping on a branch.”

One comment recommends keeping a foreign tourist between you and the bear.

Found while searching for information on the Desert Eagle XIX, which is this month’s Gallery of Guns giveaway. The Eagle might be nice to have so as to say, “Hey, look what I’ve got,” but $1.50-$2.50 per round would eat into the Social Security check.

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