An AK-47 chambered in 7.62 by 39 is ok for Bear defense but the only way you’re going to be able to kill it immediately or put it down immediately is putting multiple rounds through it.
Can a 7.62 x39 kill a bear?
Re: 7.62x39mm For Bear? it’s fine as long as you can hit the animal right with it. 7.62×39 with fmj will put down big animals. I’ve heard of poachers in Africa taking down elephant and rhino with them….might take a few rounds but the round has plenty of penetration.
Is an AK good for bear defense?
AK-47 is a powerful and effective assault rifle. It is definitely good for bear defense. Between “bear spray” and AK-47 I would chose the latter anytime. Simply the sound of the gun is probably enough to scare away any bear.
Can an m16 kill a bear?
Originally Answered: Will a fully automatic AR-15 assault rifle take down a charging 1,800-pound grizzly bear? Yes, it will, if you can manage a shot into an eyeball. Beyond that, a frontal shot on a Grizzly’s head from a . 30–06 is not enough to even seriously injure it.
Can a 9mm kill a bear?
Your 9mm bullet should have enough penetration to hit his lungs. The bear will die of his injuries, but he will still have enough life left in him to do you in, before he dies.
Will a 5.56 kill a bear?
A rifle firing 5.56 is still a rifle. It’s extremely powerful. It can kill any living thing on the planet that’s big enough to hit. Mini-14’s have long been a favored weapon of subsistence hunters who live their whole lives in the bush amongst griz and even polar bear.
Can I shoot a bear if it attacks me?
Firearms are not recommended for stopping an attack.
Using a firearm during a bear attack may only worsen the attack. An injured bear will be more aggressive, especially during a fight.
Will a 350 Legend kill an elk?
350 Legend is powerful enough to kill an elk, depending fully upon exactly where the bullet is placed and the construction of that bullet.
Will a 22 scare off a bear?
22s can kill things like bears, short of brain and spinal cord shots, the . 22 may not incapacitate the bear quickly enough.
Will a 12 gauge slug kill an elephant?
For example, you could certainly kill an elephant with a 12 gauge slug, or a . 223, if you put one in an eye, or an ear, or another vulnerable spot, from a few feet or yards away. And even if it takes hours, or even days, to die, the animal is still dead.