Sako TRGs Yeti-hunting bear uses M995

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  1. David_S

    David_S Well-Known Member

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    Met this bear a few years back when camped at 6,000 ft. He reckoned the M995 in 6.5x55 was a great Yeti killer. Wouldn't let on how many he's shot or what bullet he used even when we tried to bribe him with chocolate and muesli bars! - David


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    You are very brave to approach such a beast.

    Go back and question suspect again using hot water. I understand Bears such as this are fearful of hot water. Good luck.

    Stephen
     
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    Be sure to inform that bear that in many jurisdictions having a red or orange muzzle is mandated by law for toy or non-firing replica firearms to keep them from being mistaken from the real thing. In some of those same jurisdictions placing a red or orange muzzle on a functioning firearm is prohibited by law and is a punishable offense.

    This is probably not the case where the Yeti-hunting bear lives, but is its in some places.
     
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    Never heard of that law out here. Mr Bear is no longer around, it being mid summer, to inform him of his lawlessness in other jurisdictions. But I think he was aware of it though as he did mutter something about he always put orange tape over the muzzle. Not only did it keep snow out of the barrel if he took a tumble (which, he hastily assured me was hardly ever) but it enabled him to sneak that much closer to yeti who foolishly thought the M995 was just a toy! Probably accounts for why there are so few yeti around - can't say I have ever seen one myself. Mr. Bear added that whenever he was trapped in an avalanche or deep now drift (which, he hastily assured me was hardly ever) he just poked the orange muzzle up through the snow where it was readily spotted by Mrs Bear who would dig him out. - :)David
     
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