If your going to use it on bears make sure you use a heavy cast bullet with a good meplat. And load it hot.
I've tested 235gr (Lee 225gr TC) and it will penatrate very good. Like the other fellers said, there are better choices, but it will work. I've heard of guys killing bears with 45 auto.
Last edited by reloader28; January 10, 2013 at 11:40 PM.
Reason: changed weight