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Polar Bears run amok! Cops airlift ammo to cabin

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Zundfolge, Jun 4, 2004.

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  1. Zundfolge

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  2. P95Carry

    P95Carry Moderator Emeritus

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    Hmmmm ..... all they'd then need is powder, brass, primers and a press!:D

    Hope they got the caliber right too!

    30-06 slingshot??:p
     
  3. Chipperman

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    I wonder if they dropped the right cartridges.
    I'd be pretty frantic, trying to jam a .338 into a .30-06. :p
     
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    Heh, if you'd succeeded then you wouldn't be frantic for long :)

    You'd have that polar bear smiling like a Coke commercial in one pull of the trigger :D
     
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    You would think that they would of planned a little better...:banghead:
     
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    They missed the "How do I plan for an extended siege by mutant zombie polar bears, and at what point will Agent Schmuckatelli airlift ammunition to my bunker." Thread.
     
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    Facetious afterthought .....
    So - we wonder, what ammo caliber was it the bears were using?

    Did, we also wonder, the emergency ammo drop reach the guys in the cabin
    or did the bears get hold of it - thus keeping them better armed!

    A Polar Bear with a loaded gun is not to be messed with - except by use of a bigger gun!:D
     
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    I think some of these people are probably pretty poor.

    I read a story awhile back by a fellow who went hunting with an Eskimo guide. The Eskimo shot a deer or a caribou and retrieved the bullet. It turned out that not only was he reloading, he was also reusing the bullets if they weren't too badly damaged. The writer reported that the Eskimo only took one or two rounds out to hunt.

    I can't vouch for the veracity of the story, but having lived in South America for awhile, I can definitely tell you that there are people living in remote areas who are poor beyond what most of us can understand. This was back in the early seventies, and some of them were still using ancient black-powder guns for hunting.
     
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    That could easily be made into an exciting action movie of some kind.
     
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    Maybe it's just me, but I think I'd want a little more than a .243 to use on a 1500 pound polar bear. :what: Heck, I think a .243 is light for a 150 pound deer.

    P95 - I guess in Kanada they have the right to keep bears armed!:uhoh:

    David
     
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    Apparently, they didn't get the memo

    You don't need to shoot those poor defenseless bears! Just shout, and wave your arms to make yourself look bigger. That's what we do in California.

    :rolleyes:
     
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    I heard a Canadian describing his actions in one of those "when animals attack" films - he said "So I said to the bear, get away bear, eh?"
     
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    Any indication of whether these polar bears are linked to Al Quaeda ....?

    :p
     
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    Sportcat

    Winters are REALLY long up there.
     
  17. Dr.Rob

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    That must have been a hell of a radio call... wonder what the Mounties were packing?

    If you need to call in air support... the bears are about to overrun your position... you have pretty much earned a beer. Make the mounties return with a sixer of Molson.
     
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    I've heard they use the .243 for everything up there- seems light to me but it's hard to argue Arctic survival with the Inuit.
     
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    But what if there's a mouse in it eh?!

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    "managed to scrounge 4 box of ammo"

    i cann buy more than that at my walmart!
     
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    If this had happened in CA the rangers would have air lifted the bunny huggers to the cabin. A few hours later the bears would leave with a full stomach.:D
     
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