Best Gun For Bear Defense Gun Review


best gun for bear defense best handgun for bear country hi it’s alaskagranny I have my bear pistol with me a Smith & Smith & Wesson airlite 357 Magnum and I have special loads bullets that I put in it I thought I would show you a close-up on my bear pistol the Smith & Wesson 357 magnum airlite 357 Magnum is a very nice and handy little gun it’s a double-action it holds five rounds the barrel is just under 2 inches long and the whole gun weighs just under a pound it has an aluminum frame a steel cylinder and a synthetic grip and I like it because this button is easy to push to release the cylinder and you can see the five chambers and then it has a button here you push this to release your spent cartridges it’s very simple to use it’s very lightweight very easy to handle and accurate and it can be used single action or double action I don’t necessarily want to kill a bear with this I have special bear loads that I have for this special bear bullets for get the heck out of here Mr. Bear because I wouldn’t want to have to put you down I carry the Smith and Wesson 357 magnum with this hard holster that hooks right into my pants and I like this because the gun pulls out gently easily yet it’s very secure here I am ready with my Smith & Wesson 357 Magnum airlite ready for bear country learn more at alaskagranny.com and please subscribe to the alaskagranny channel

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  • fmtelevison

    SWEET! Have you ever had to use your gun?

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  • russ elder

    My wife has a SW Airweight 38+P……in upstate NY we only have Black bears….so we think 38+P is OK for her….love your set up

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  • The Kentucky Patriot

    I'm just going to throw this out there?!?! The short barrel is going to reduce your velocity tremendously! Even with the bear loads. I am going to be honest here I don't think it would stop a grizzly bear quickly enough to suit me lol. I love your videos, been a long time subscriber, and I'm not trying to be disagreeable but with that short barrel the recoil will be violent and follow up shots will be very difficult. I'm not saying you can't train past this or that is wont be enough in bear country but I would worry if it was my wife or mom out there with the snub .357 in Alaska. This is just my opinion but would like to wish you a happy and prosperous new year! 🙂

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  • Mike Campbell

    Lovely women with revolvers. All of us red blooded American men love 'em.

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  • MicroClicka

    Not a bad caliber, but poor choice in weapon. Use a K or L frame. The Cor-Bon loading is probably a decent one, I can see that it's a hard cast round as it should be. They also offer a 200 grain hard cast that moves at 1150 FPS, I'd recommend that loading with a larger frame revolver. The foot lbs of energy transferred into a weapon as lightweight as the one in the video is going to contribute to poor follow up shots. Larger frame revolvers also allow up to 3 more shots than this J frame .357 in your video.

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  • Mike Daye

    good gun us what work for you

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  • william hamby

    I guess some gun beats no gun, but that seems small to me. I do not think that would do the trick. The noise might scare it away. Good luck

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  • Zapper CD

    I would never recommend carrying that. I have seen 4 shots from a high powered rifle just discourage a grizzly. Did not kill it. That pea shooter would just annoy it before it ate you.

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  • Alex Kuo

    I told my lt. col that I want to hunt a bear with a 357 and he laughed his ass off 44 mag at least

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  • Central Coast Climber

    Would of been nice if you mentioned how much you had gotten it for

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  • Alex Kuo

    ah ok u could hunt them with 454 cassul or 500s

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  • Roger Shelton

    The .357mag just doesn't have what it takes to stop even medium sized bears.I know from experience that even when fired from a rifle length barrel at close range it will not stop a bear.The minimum handgun caliber for black bear would be .45 colt.The .44 mag,10mm ,.454casul,or .50 SnW would be much better choices.Any of these would stop a large bear immediately.

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  • Robert G

    I'd want a 12 gauge auto or pump shotgun cut down and loaded alternately with slugs and double 00 buckshot.

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  • Aaron Escamilla

    i carry a glock 22 with a fully supported barrel firing buffalo barnes ammo , would prefer a ten mm but i like just having my glock 22 and my ruger cmd 45

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  • robert Jr. Drone life

    You shoot a bear with that RIP

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  • Chad Mcswain

    Lived in Iliamna for couple years as a teenager back in the late 80s. I just turned 45 couple days ago, but I still remember it just like it was yesterday. Miss that place bad. As far as the short barrel of that gun, some of the comments are correct. It is way too short to take advantage of the powder of the high pressure bear loads. You would be better just to shoot standard pressure soft points or FMJs if you can find them. Less of a fire ball and lot less recoil. Actually, I've done a lot of testing with 357 mags and the short barrels barely give you 38+p performance. It takes at least 4inches of barrel to achieve normal factory pressures of a 357mag. As far as comments saying you have to have 44mag minimum, well that's not exactly true. I made friends with the natives and hunted and fished with them constantly. I saw them take bears (coastal browns and blacks) with 22mags on several occasions. Yes it was head shots (on rowdy bears coming into the village killing their sled dogs) but the fact is there are a lot of bullets that will penetrate a bears skull. There was a guy that killed one with a 9mm pistol next to the Air Base in Anchorage while I was there and I think another guy also killed one with a 9mm on the base just a few years ago. Regardless of what you choose, you have to be able to handle the recoil to put it in the brain bucket at close range. That short barrel (as I already mentioned) will really kick with stout loads. The short barrel 357mags I've tested with high pressure loads, generally had as much recoil as standard pressure 44mag loads. They were not pleasant to shoot and I'm a pretty good size fellow….lol. I could just about promise you, a standard 9mm auto with 124grain FMJs would penetrate as well as that cast load shoot in that short of a barrel 357mag. The recoil would be much easier on you, cheaper to shoot and you would have heck of a lot more bullets to keep putting in its noggin. Hard cast loads for 38 special used to be available commercially years ago, but most everyone is shooting 180 grainers now days and I don't think there would be enough powder in 38special loading to push them. If u could find someone to load you some hard 158grain 38specials they would get close to 9mm penetration I would think. I think I got fairly good penetration out of certain 38special wad cutters in a test I did when I was in the law enforcement academy in mid 90s. Ammo shipping to Alaska is sometimes a pain if I remember correctly, but if you searched around you could probably find some 38special FMJs also. Sometimes they are like hunting a needle in a stack of needles, but they can be found. If you wanted to keep the gun you have now, I think I'd go that route. Hope you stay safe up there and best wishes from the Carolina foothills…🙂

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  • Dell Schanze

    Hands down the only gun to have when a grizzly comes at you is the SCAR 17 with 20rnd mags and some really hot ammo. I like my .44 but no way do I want to trust 1000 ft lbs vs 2800 ft lbs and 20 rnds to go. Can you say happy ammo? With the typical close range bear attack you need to put ammo down rage and lots of it and right now. The only thing better then the SCAR 17 is the full auto SCAR 17.

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  • Todd Haub

    that gun really hurts the hand shooting regular 357 mag. buffalo bore specialty hard cast will hurt even more. aim for the head and neck. i guess with adrenalin being our bodies natural pain killer, a sore hand will be the least of ones problems, God forbid a bear attack. i would carry a 18 inch 12 ga in the woods with your .357 mag as back up. hiking with a 12 ga on a sling is not tiresome. be careful out there. just don't suprise them, and like you said, they really do not want to deal with humans. talk loudly when hiking is probably best bear defense. they will crouch and hide or run away most times.

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  • ncbible15

    Certainly agree with others here that the short barrel and 357 don't mix. Actually get about the same performance out of a +P 9mm. Regardless I have seen a bear shot in the heart (44 mag lever) and he was still rather passionate

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  • Tad Siskiyou

    I have that very same sidearm. I wouldn't push hard Ultra mag bear dope cast gas checked ammo through it though.

    I think that a .357 is marginal at best for Grizz (Although I carry one along with spray.) Mine is a 6 inch and 6 shot. The longer Barrel gives you a higher velocity, and that extra cartridge is useful.

    What you have would be more than enough in the lower 48.
    I like at least a thumbstrap retention though, in case I take a fall.

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  • GABOS

    I remember one day while hiking with my girlfriend in Northern Alberta, a bear came out of the brush towards us very aggressively. I figured we must of been near her cubs. Anyway, if I had not had my little Airlite .357, I would not be here today.

    Just one shot to my girlfriends knee cap was all it took…the bear got her and I was able to escape by just walking at a brisk pace

    It's one of my favorite pistols in my collection..

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  • Kind Heart

    Let me see if I get this right: you don't hunt bear with your short barrel .357 mag because it is under-powered to efficiently and quickly stop a bear, but you carry a short barrel 357 mag because it is effective in "scaring a bear off" if you should happen to cross paths with one.  You are really gambling that you never encounter a really pissed off or aggressive bear because you are focused on carrying a firearm "for a low-threat scenario that more likely will happen", but which would be useless in a true life and death scenario for which a firearm is really the reason you should be carrying one.  Doesn't make a whole lot of sense to me.  I listen to countless people who argue their points and then end it with, "…and I'ver never had a problem yet."; to which I often respond, "You've just been lucky, because your logic is significantly flawed !"  You always "carry" to win the fight, not to scare the threat away.

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  • Joan and Mark Malinowski

    This is silly. Why wound a bear?

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  • Richard Lopez

    For black bear protection.

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  • Mike Dimond

    Glock 10mm will take a bear. 10mm surpasses 357 magnum by far and you get 15 +1 not lousy 6 or 8 shots. And the 10mm feels almost nothing when recoiling

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  • danoesq2

    I wouldn't use that against a grizzly- you will die. I have a Ruger sp 101, minimum for black bear back-up, 180 grain loads.

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  • Lance Blinent

    I didn't like your video but at least it wasn't unbearable.

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  • Walter

    the .357 mag is more than capable of stopping a bear I just like a little heavier gun to reduce that recoil from using those magnum loads

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  • Ghost01

    Lady you are wrong if you think that litlle short gun is going to hurt or kill bear.

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  • Geoffrey Cotter

    w

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  • Joan and Mark Malinowski

    O.K. Then

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  • Jaxxon Balboa

    I'M AN OLD TIMER FROM THE MILITARY AND WHEN I GO INTO THE WOODS I TAKE MY OLD BUDDY M16. THERE'S NOTHING IN THE WOODS I CAN'T STOP! WHEN I GO INTO THE WOODS THE BEARS CALL 911 AS THEY HEAD FOR THE BORDER!

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  • Rara Neagra

    What a stupid joke of a video.
    If a bear attacked this women she would be dead with the gun possible having one cartridge shot !

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  • grumpy old fart

    Your hands must be numb after 2 or 3 hot loads though that thing. I consider a 454 Casuls, absolute minimum for bears. Next time I'm in your neck of the woods, I'll look in bear crap to try to recover that little pop gun and your jewelry.

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  • Scott inohio

    Yep,only use a gun if legal,let the bear maul and kill you because its illegal to use a gun!! LOL

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  • Slippery Storm

    I like my ruger Redhawk 44 with 430 g

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  • Hogman Go

    A 357 is better then nothing. But don’t be surprised if you just piss the bear off. Be ready to climb a tree. A better choice would be a S&W 460 or even a Taurus 44 mag with 300gr bear loads.

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  • L Long

    Really Roger! Let me get this correct, a 357, will kill a man 300 lbs, but not a bear 300 lbs, huh, 500 lbs, betcha it will, cast bullets, fmj, I think you don't really don't know guns. A 357 is great bear gun, 44, 10mm, etc , and a paid guide will, have a shotgun, and his friends will have machine guns, and Mr. I,m here for trophy Bear, will kill it, with his 22. and everyone will get paid, and no telling about the extra shots by the guide.What a cool Time. 1000 lb bears are Rare, ask a Guide!

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  • M Garne

    My rifle preference is a Marlin 1895 Guide Gun with 500gr. 45-70 and for a pistol I prefer a Glock 29 or 20 10mm with Underwood ammo.

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  • Mike Parker

    A 2in barreled .357 is a waste… same as .38 spl. Need at least 6in to get anywhere near advertised velocity. The 2in will give a huge muzzle flash from all the unburned powder to scare bears away.

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  • 193001 kiplssd

    I’m glad you feel safe with this weapon…but I’d like to hear your input if you actually have a bear encounter….if you make it through. Get a riffle and carry it; use this as a backup against people.

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  • fanof runbot

    I'd go with the Charter Arms Bulldog (Son of Sam .44 spl) snubbie, with a hot +P+ load.

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  • lolcats

    When i go hunting very large kangaroos in australia i use a 20 mm chain gun mounted on my 4×4 some kangaroos are 10 ft tall and weigh over a 1000 kg they hunt in packs and are extremely dangerous my back up firearm is rigby 416 side by side

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  • stanly steemer

    Granny you need a bigger gun up against grizzlies and polar bears.

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  • Intrepid 55

    Nice video lady but I'm not sure if I would use it on a charging bear. Yes it will kill it but I want one that kills it before it kills you not after…and you have a snub nose 5 shooter. Please get at least a 4" six shot .44 magnum loaded with lead cast 350 grain semi wad cutter or JHP's if you can find any…

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  • Mike Richards

    Honestly, the choice of the particular revolver described in this video is NOT to be logically considered as bear "defense". First, accuracy is a very critical concern UNLESS the bear is extremely close. But if the bear is THAT close a well placed .357 round is probably not going to be adequate to incapacitate the bear. Second, if one is going to use a handgun for bear defense, it needs to be a round powerful enough to kill at a safe distance, yet manageable. A potent 45 Colt, 44 magnum, and a few others are suitable for such as encounter. Third, penetration is extremely important in considering any cartridge for bear defense. If the bullet doesn't reach the vitals of the bear, the shooter becomes a meal for the bear!

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  • James Burgett II

    So many people seem to forget the best weapon in bear country is awareness and noise. Bears really don't want anything to do with humans and bear bangers deter bears all the time, I'm sure that a warning shot would scare it as good as any bear banger out there while not having to hurt the bear just being a bear.

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  • grumpy old fart

    All said and done, Just hike with old or crippled people. You only have to outrun the slowest one in your group. Better still, carry a 22 derringer, and shoot your buddy in both knee caps and run like hell.

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  • grumpy old fart

    The bears keep getting in my neighbors garbage can. He set it up on insulators, and ran a wire from my electric fence to it, with a plastic handle he can unhook it with. He must have forgotten to tell his wife. I heard her scream 1/4 mile away, and ran out just in time to see her kicking his ass.

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  • Danny Snyder

    Definitely not the gun I'm carrying in bear country!

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  • Danny Snyder

    Using that gun is not using your brain. Consider a 44 magnum, 454 casull, 500 magnum or a 460.

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  • grumpy old fart

    Nothing is "ADEQUATE" for a large charging bear. Maybe a Browning .50 cal. The guide who used a 9mm to get away, probably shot his client in the knee and ran like hell. Bears aren't so tough when you're far away from one, but look one of those big suckers in the eye like I did, and a 105 Recoilless rifle would have been a better choice. I was barefoot, and wearing a life jacket. When I got back to my boat and put a few hundred feet of water between me and him, he didn't look so big, but up close, I'd swear he was over 20 feet tall, and about 6 or 8 thousand pounds. I'm one hell of a lot more Macho, when I'm in a bar, telling war stories, than when I was in Vietnam. Over there, I was the dirtiest, little back shooting, cowardly, asshole in the whole country. But now I tell it like i was a big hero. Actually all the big heroes got their asses splattered all over that piss hole, but  us chicken shits made it back to the bar to tell big tales.

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  • niceguy60

    A raging bull can beat a bear

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  • RedHawk44

    Thank you for sharing your choice of equipment for bear protection. I believe what you say in the description has much validity. Knowing the unpredictable nature of bears and how to interpret and interact with them is by far the most important factor in safely working in their domain. There is no such thing as a safe distance to shoot a bear with a handgun of any caliber and call it self defense. In the event that you would need to use a handgun to save your life, a snub .357 with heavy hard cast bullets could certainly do the job.

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  • fussellmuscle

    Even a 10mm Glock which will shoot heavier bullets and fire them faster isn't enough for grizzly. A 460 or 500 s&w is needed for something that size, and even then, it's a back up to a rifle round

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  • Ktm690Iowa

    For a teddy bear?

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  • Ktm690Iowa

    No it’s not but the .357 is. Better than nothing? Possibly depending on who you ask. Go 20 miles off the road in the heart of Grizzly country and you’ll see what I mean. I’ve hiked a lot in Montana I’m not an expert but research research research study bullet weights velocity and energy Good luck. 👍

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  • himmler1007

    I am not an experienced hunter, but I carry a 3 inch 357 Magnum with 180 grain hard cast bullets with 750 lbs of pressure.

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  • Gerone Paige

    The judge with 410 will do the job

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  • Civilian #72583119

    I hope you never run into a real bear

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  • TheOtherMike

    Sorry but I'd never trust a Smith with that self locking mechanism built in. They've been known to lock themselves during recoil and that lightweight revolver you have will really recoil.

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  • Matersoup

    If I were to carry a 357 in grizzly country, it would have a 6" barrel to develop reasonable velocity and energy. It would not be an ultra light airweight that would be hard to control the recoil on.

    I disagree with Granny.

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  • Ermine Alox

    l have had a lot of experience with bears. This revolver just does not cut it. You better up your artillery or stay home.

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  • Ermine Alox

    l live in Canada Ottawa Valley area. Small place called Pembroke. Retired from Ontario Ministry Natural Resources. Or the old Landsand forests
    After 47 years. Did a lot a bush work in those years staying I log camps or tenting. Bears are very courious by nature and want to investigate anything new in their area. Unfortunately they get bold and a nuisance they won't leave. I found a .444 marlin or my Ruger .44 mag good medicine.
    With bears ALWAYS WATCH your BACK TRAIL. They will circle around and come in from behind. You will not hear them as they have padded paws and fine hair. They are very quiet when stalking. Good shooting and enjoy all the shooting sports. Take your grand kids to the range. One more thing . I have never seen anything survive from a 12 gauge SSG close blast. Game over.

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  • Jonathan

    You must be joking😂😂😂

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  • benthere422

    Unlike most of the "experts" commenting on your choice of caliber, it's the gun I'm concerned with. I own a Smith 638 J-frame, a lot like yours, only 38spl. I find it rather "uncomfortable" to run +P ammo. I can only imagine what a full house 357 mag. feels like. I would have recommended an all steel model. But if you're happy, that's all that matters.

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  • Philip Dove

    Maybe a ok for black bear. Practice a lot with it though. 340pd is better without the hammer. I've found my groups with 357 mag are different than 38 also. So practice with 357 mags.

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  • Stonebridge Defense

    She's watching too many movies…….don't make yourself to be an expert without having any life experience.

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  • john henry

    @ the psuedo-EEGGGssspppppuuurrttts i.e. Roger Shelton and Rara Neagra the fake " guide". Tell you two clowns what , I can provide you with VERIFIED incidents of bears being stopped with sidearms down to and INCLUDING 9mm and .357 mag………………you two stupid f*ks fail to realise that the MOST important factor in carrying a sidearm for DLP purposes is ***SHOOTABILITY FOR THE INDIVIDUAL** , if the given individual can't hit diddly with it then the given sidearm is USELESS.

    And Rogie-Poopsie , I've taken a great many black bear and large hogs over the decades with .357 mag so your bullshit is EXACTLY that , complete and total bullshit , yes typically when in the far North I am carrying a .44 mag with stout handloads , that said I can hit with it. Such a sidearm carryied by someone who CANNOT hit the mark with it will be (AGAIN) useless.

    In closing .RARA NEAGRA……………..you're nothing more than a psuedo-expert punk , and you make that FACT quite obvious for all to see.

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  • john henry

    Oh and Rogie-Poopsie……shitcan your crap " stop a bear immediately"………you have NO way of ascertaining whether that would be true or not within the given incident. And YEAH I have seen Brownies " stopped immediately" , I've also seen them NOT stopped with heavyweight rifles and slug guns……YOUR all or nothing " black and white" dynamics are complete bullshit along with being the mark of a blithering jackass with little in the way of actual Bush living experience.

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  • fban305

    If that is all she has and feels comfortable with, that's great. Up close and personal a 357 vs 44 mag the bear won't know the difference.

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  • Dannis Martin

    Get yourself a 44 magnum with 340 gr Buffalo bore solid bullets.

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  • Spiro Tsavaris

    All due respect ma'am, but that's a terrible bear gun. You only have 5 shots, the barrel is too short so whenever you have to fire that thing recoil, muzzle flash and shaking from adrenaline will make it difficult for follow up shots if you're surprised/ambushed. The short barrel won't give your ammo the velocity it needs to penetrate properly even though it's high velocity ammo. Finally that ammo looks like some cheap lead hollow tip, not sure it will do much damage. Don't go wandering in grizzly bear country with that if you value your life, I'm sure it may work with black bears, but a 1k pound grizzly will brush those off during a charge. A shotgun with slugs or buckshot will be a lot more suited for Grizzlies.

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  • possum man

    you want to die!!!!!

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  • edbiasi

    The rounds you chose are excellent, but in an air weight! Brave girl!

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  • Muffin Man

    Nope use a 4570 marlin trap gun 405 grains of pain

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  • mikesav9

    A good choice would be a G20 10mm with Buffalo Bore full velocity FMJ. 15 + 1 rounds of very adequate stopping power, out of a very reliable pistol. Cheers!

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  • Justin Tyme

    Granny, you just revealed why it is difficult to take a woman seriously in certain arenas. Sorry.😐

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  • John Twelvegage

    You show the Revolver , my Dad purchased 🙂 ✓😁

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  • hunter benoit

    so does this mean an macro ak is Sufficient

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  • Taylor Thompson

    Not being mean but I’m not risking my life with a little snub nose like that against a grizzly bear… lol I wouldn’t even carry that here in TN for black bear

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  • Tom Simmo

    Get a .44 mag or youre gonna die.

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  • B A

    If I shot gun didn’t stop at Bear then I wouldn’t feel comfortable with that small pistol. And it’s probably in accurate also.

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  • Gwailotus

    ​ @AlaskaGranny – For that one time u DO meet the rare encounter with a bear or worse BEARS that are TERRITORIAL and think u r a threat to their hunting/feeding area (competition), aggressively defensive of cubs or for some reason is low on food from his local grocery store and a human sounds like a good alternative meal, you are going to wish you listened to many of the good advice comments here from many people who did have experience or had people they knew who had encounters with bear attacks and thought they had a high enough caliber back up handgun or even rifle, were wrong, and the person got seriously injured or died or was a VERY serious "near death" close call experience. Admit you may have made an unwise or not well researched choice for bear defense, swallow your EGO/PRIDE and take the advice of the experienced people here and buy a pistol or revolver in a higher caliber. Just because people think/say a .357 is a powerful handgun compared to most others does not mean it is powerful enough for bears especially grizzlies. i'm offering this not to judge or criticize but to save your life!!!!!! be prepared for that rare worst case scenario not YOUR PERSONAL average past experience scenario. some bears do stalk and hunt humans when hungry. some attack even if u walk away slowly. some attack even if u make plenty of noise in the woods. i added more here because u said your 357 protected u in past from bears but i didnt click save in time before my computer went goofy so lost all my extra typing. please come back n read edit add on in a few days please thanks

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  • cleveland antwine

    I dont know what if you run up on a big kodiak grizzly you may need to just spend the money an just 1.get u a marlin 45 70 rifle 2.12 guage shotgun with bear slug shells 3.bear spay 4.or either get u a bigger magnum.shoot a bear with that little gun its gonna make him mad an he's just gonna chase you deeper into the woods an kill you.

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  • ken jackson

    A 357 is bearly enough for a blackie. Not nearly enough for a grizzly

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  • eye

    RIP

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  • NPC#0 1

    Nothing wrong with your choice, the first line of defense against a bear is don't be an idiot and pay attention- coming from someone who also lives in bear country.

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  • Long Ranger

    Nice gun, though I pray you never have to use it to try and defend yourself from a grizzly.

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  • Jason-Michael

    44mag would be a better choice

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  • SuperMerlot

    .357 you serious? For bear protection I carry nothing but .50 BMG on my side arm and 40mm Bofors on my main

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  • Shawn Tyson

    Definitely not big enough for any type of brown bear.

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  • LoneWolf1991

    All that little 357 is going to do is make that bear angry and make you his dinner. If you really want to shoot a bear Dead with her pistol get a 45-70 revolver.

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  • Kenn Ashley

    I've seen footage of my co-worker,from Southeast Alaska,while fishing,put his flyrod down to film a mama coastal brown bear(largest brown bears) and cubs on other side of a wide Creek.S he charged,he dropped his phone,pulled his five inch 357,you hear three rounds,boom,boom,second pause,boom.
    second hit dirt rolled her,third one behind her ear as she struggled to get up.
    You go granny,id rather have that than bear spray,spray does nothing to pissed MoMA bears,least you'll have a chance,better than spray,playing dead,or praying to any God.

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  • Professional booty eater Certified

    Guys don’t listen to her unless you wanna die from a bear it’s impossible to stop /kill a bear with a hand gun unless you shoot it at its brain or spine

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  • Drew Harrelson

    Fuck that…. I’m carrying my SD9 every time I go in the woods. If a face a bear, I’ve got 16 rounds to get something done. Not 5

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  • Michael Shane

    This Lady is Awesome.

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  • Counter Advocate

    Anything is better than none… But a 5 to 6 inch barrel would help the power punch delivered considerably… Head/Spine shot is best, so aim well/tight…

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  • lohman15

    A .357 snub for bear!?? Umm no. Way to small. All outfitters requires a minimum .44mag. I've run on suicide calls where the .357 head shot didnt kill the human that shot themselves point blank. If I were you I'd ditch that and get a more appropriate tool for the job. You also prob6wouldnt fire off more than once in an emergency. So dont count on all 5 rounds.

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  • Kylie smith

    The “expert” comments in here are amazing!! I think this young lady is doing very good, she gets it,if you don’t have a gun on your side because it’s too heavy, it’s useless.

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