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Old June 17, 2013, 04:02 PM   #1
Southern Shooter
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Location: central Louisiana
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Factory Bullet for .357 Magnum Backcountry Load??

In a Ruger Security-Six .357 Magnum with a 4" barrel, for protection from animals, which FACTORY ammunition would you use while hiking around in the northern Utah and Wyoming mountains?

And, BEFORE all of the "get a bigger caliber" comments start, the Ruger is a gun my daughter traded her S&W 629 .44 Magnum to me for. She handled the recoil just fine. But, she was having a difficult time with the grip size. She is rather petite. And, when she would practice drawing quickly her hands just did not seem to have as secure a grip as she felt comfortable with. The Ruger seems to fit her hand much better.

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