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Bella Twin and the .22 Used to Take the 1953 World Record Grizzly

Discussion in 'Rimfire' started by Muleskinner, Jun 18, 2017.

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  1. Muleskinner

    Muleskinner Distinguished Poster

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  2. 22lrfan

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    Wow!!! Thanks for posting that.
     
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  3. mascott

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    She was born the same year as my Grandmother.
     
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  4. doctor duck

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    Not so much the cartridge or caliber, but the shot placement. Wow I never would have thought the world record grizzly was killed with a single shot 22.
     
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  5. captain-03

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  6. Southern Reloading

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  7. cs700

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    A lot of folks laugh at a .22lr. Moral of the Story: Don't.
     
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  8. 2DARK2C

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    thanks! nice!
     
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  9. Mesquite

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    Wow, great story
     
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  11. phillipd

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    Cool story. Windage and elevation are important Mrs. Langdon, but shot placement and nerve are key.
     
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  12. Xd357

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    That's a cool story!!
     
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  13. DEADEYE 1

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    Mascott, I felt like stomping your toes. The same year your Grandmother was born. Well I guess I am not so old, I was born in 1954. See after you hit 55, your mind starts thinking younger.
    That was 8 years ago.:D I shot a big wild hog around 27 years ago, basically in the same spot, left ear with my 270, he also dropped like a rock.
    I once saw a person that survived being shot in one ear and the bullet came out the other ear. I could not hardly believe it either, it just was not their time to go.
     
    Last edited: Jun 28, 2017
  14. burninfilm

    burninfilm Distinguished Poster

    Enjoyed that story...Thanks