They are salting the roads in Milwaukee, so I will pull the battery and finish winterizing this weekend. I got one decent December ride in.Planned winter projects:* Remove starter* New tires* New front brakes-Rick
We just had a warm front blow in last night, and it's sunny and 57 degrees today!I'm going out on my bike!
Its 35*F ( + 03*C) today, I may check road conditions ( hate black ice) , Dress like a polar bear, Do a 30 minute thump.
Just don't look like one. He may think your mateable!
we had to batten down the hatches this morning for a tornado watch, right now is sunny and 70's and tomorrow a high in the 40's. what a roller coaster. should make for an interesting ride to work and back tomorrow. it gets a little nipply on a bike at 65 with those temps. oh well, that's what jack daniels is for; to thaw out
Tonight it's suppose to dip to -20.
time to hibernate...wait, you done said that
It all depends on the bear! If it's a normal black bear like we have around my area, a 30-30 or 44mag or anything like that will work fine.For Alaskan bear, especially the real big brownies, I'd want all the gun I could get.It has been shown that a .338 Magnum will do it well, but a .375 Mag or 416 mag might be even better, especially on something like a Kodiak.I've never hunted Alaskan bear, but I know that I'd want to be sure that they didn't get to me. I've heard tales that the best way is to break the shoulder with the first shot, so they can't charge you easily, and then finish them off after that. Preferably from as much distance as you can shoot from.45-70 has been getting it done for a long time, and that's a good close-quarters brush gun. I'd prefer to have a little more distance between me and the bear!This guy had some brass balls to do this.
It was really just a curiosity. I have no inclination to hunt or kill a bear. I've killed enough in my day and it's just too messy to render anything out anymore. Heck I don't even have any of my hunting or my beloved target rifles. Just got tired of it after 50 years of competitive shooting, and then the eyes, oh well. Just curious, still have my 12 and 20 gauges. I figured that would do one, Poser.