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.458 Socom Levels Black Bear Quite Effectively

.458 Socom levels black bear

Is the .458 Socom a bear cartridge?

Well, this black bear sure dropped quick.

Watch how the .458 Socom dispatches a black bear with efficiency like we wouldn’t expect.

YouTuber Fred Eichler is armed with a Rock River Arms Rifle chambered in the .458 Socom cartridge.

Is the .458 Socom cartridge enough for bear hunting? This cinnamon phase black bear dropped fast, with a well placed round from this modern rifle.

That was a great shot on a beautiful bear, Fred. The .458 Socom indeed is one heck of a hunting cartridge.

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.458 Socom Levels Black Bear Quite Effectively