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I am going camping soon in the mountains where there are bear. I am going to bring my .44 mag with 4"bbl. My question is what type of ammo to use in case I have an encounter. I currently shoot the 240gr JSP, but I thought I read somewhere that the 240gr soft point will not provide adequate penetration and stopping power in a bear. :confused:
 

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Check on the Federal Fusion hollow points. There 240grn they will stop a bear.
 
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Thats a good bullet for sure but I would personally prefer something a little heavier and hard cast if its anything other than a typical Black Bear. On a potentially bigger bear I would want all the penetration I can get and the ability to smash through large bones and stay intact. But thats just me...
 
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