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Old 02-28-2013, 10:10 AM   #1
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Woman Stops Grizzly Attack With .25 Cal Pistol

Woman Stops Grizzly Attack With .25 Cal Pistol

This is a story of self control and marksmanship by a brave, cool-headed woman with a small pistol against a fierce predator.

What is the smallest caliber you trust to protect yourself?

The Beretta Jetfire:

Here is her story:

"While out hiking in Alberta Canada with my boyfriend we were surprised by a huge grizzly bear charging at us from out of no where. She must have been protecting her cubs because she was extremely aggressive. If I had not had my little Beretta Jetfire with me I would not be here today!

Just one shot to my boyfriend's knee cap was all it took. The bear got him easily, and I was able to escape by just walking away at a brisk pace."

It's one of the best pistols in my collection……...
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Old 02-28-2013, 10:34 AM   #2
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Thanks for posting this Wayne. My shooting buddies have always laughed at me for carrying a .25. I have defended my choice sayig it's not the size of the gun, but how you use it. Now I have something to back that up

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Thanks for your service.
That is a cool Second Amendment read, I loved it but the DW kinda frond. Hope you don't mind but I hi-jacked it to send to some of my Navy, Marine and Army buddies.
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I carry a small knife when I go diving and a friend asked me once why I carry it and if I think I can fend off a shark with a 3" knife.

I said if a pack of sharks are circling me I simply use my 3" knife to poke my dive buddy and swim as fast as I can.
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I carry a small knife when I go diving and a friend asked me once why I carry it and if I think I can fend off a shark with a 3" knife.

I said if a pack of sharks are circling me I simply use my 3" knife to poke my dive buddy and swim as fast as I can.

Former Assistant Instructor, PADI, Dive Master, PADI, and also NAUI certified, I like your reasoning.

In my case I was going to get a lot of blood. My diving knife blade was about 8 inches long. For those not in the know, and I'm hijacking my own thread, a knife when diving can be used for many reasons and the most important is to get yourself or a buddy out of entanglement.
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Thats nuts. I would need 50 cal and also an extra pair of underpants.
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Wayne, I was laughing so much my wife came in to see what was so funny and I showed her the post, she laughed and walked away. I hope I'm not in trouble.
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THAT WAS AWESOME!!!! I am sending it to friends.

Thanks for the laugh!

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When I was dating my wife. We and a few of our friends went on a day hike in the Banff area.
She asked me what I would do if we encountered a bear. I said I would give it a little Philippenna snack. She wasn't to happy with me when she realize she was the snack!
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Very funny, but don't bet on it. Bears cache kill.
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Really you don't need a gun in a situation like that.

DW will be hollering, "What do we do, what do we do?" The proper reply is "Get down on your knees and pray!" Then run like heck!

The other is, "Follow me!"
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