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Old Yesterday, 06:33 PM   #51
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Every study made suggests spray as the best alternative.


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For the bear, almost certainly!
True, and that's the predictable, result-orientated 'animals-before-humans' premise that drives such flawed 'studies.' Flawed in methodology as well as in their selective statical analyses.

Plus, none of the tree-hugging, non-hunters who author these studies - all from the safety and rarified air of an academic armchair rather than in the real world of the Alaskan bush - are going to be standing behind you with a .375H&H rifle when your little can of 'Bear-B-Gone' perfume fails to stop a charging Griz.

Nope, in order to save your skin, you'll have to rely on (a) going into fetal and 'playing dead,' or (b) loud screamage, harsh language, and mucho waving of arms, or (c) Devine Intervention.

Of course, you could've had your 10mm Glock 20 quickly accessible in a center-chest rig, loaded hot-n-heavy with 15+1 rds of Underwood's 220gn 10mm hardcast slugs, .... but noooooo, you left it at home.

And why? - because you obligingly drank the Koolaide some professorial 'bear expert' handed you that says 'spray is more effective than bullets' at stopping aggressive bruins or turning a charge.

Uh huh ...

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If you put "macho man" bluster ahead of science, well..."mo powah to ya, I guess.
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44_Amp, agtman, Combining:

Every study made using 'animals-before-humans' premise,
suggests spray as the best alternative for the bear.
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