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Re: .45 colt single action 6 shooter for bear, thoughts?
« Reply #25 on: March 20, 2012, 11:46:29 AM »
The gun in the picture is a Colt New Frontier. ;)

Correct. Thanks all for the advise. I was hoping for some action with it this spring...but I guess I will have to use the camera till aug/sept!
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Re: .45 colt single action 6 shooter for bear, thoughts?
« Reply #26 on: March 20, 2012, 12:51:32 PM »
You can always go out and practice with it and get it dialed in, that's always fun.

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Re: .45 colt single action 6 shooter for bear, thoughts?
« Reply #27 on: March 20, 2012, 02:19:32 PM »
You can always go out and practice with it and get it dialed in, that's always fun.

Totally intend on it. :tup:
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Re: .45 colt single action 6 shooter for bear, thoughts?
« Reply #28 on: March 21, 2012, 09:03:19 AM »
With that gun not being as strong as the Rugers I would suggest a lighter weight bullet than what I have been using. Perhaps a Keith style bullet weighing 270 to 290 grains. Let me know if you would like load details.

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Re: .45 colt single action 6 shooter for bear, thoughts?
« Reply #29 on: March 27, 2012, 09:15:22 PM »
Good read Rufus & good luck!
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