from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See grizzly bear.

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  • n. powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America


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  • "Cougar means mountain-lion or panther, an 'a silvertip is a grizzly bear."

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  • Bears What sort of bear is also known as a silvertip?

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  • The shoulders are armored with layers of grissel so don't use a hollowpoint that will expend all its energy in the tough hide and grissel of the shoulder. 150 or 170 soft point or silvertip under 200 yards should get the job done.

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  • Second choise would be my savage 110 in .308 with a 2. 5-10X50 tasco, and ofcourse a shooters ridge bipod. with 150 grain balistic silvertip handloads it does wonders.

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  • ITS ABOUT THE SHOOTER NOT THE RIFLE!!! in kansas i would shoot my .223 if i could i can put three rounds in a pattern the size of a quarter, and i bet u that my 55grain ballistic silvertip will do as much damage as your .270 without tearing up as much front quarter.

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  • Shot a nice black bear in Washington St. last year. .308 Win. 150 gr. ballistic silvertip, at 50 yds, dumped him instantly.

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  • Clay, When the .338 first came out the only factory rounds available were 200gr, 250gr (silvertip) and 300gr soft point.

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  • But diving with whitetip reef sharks, silvertip sharks, and grey reef sharks swimming all around... and seeing a big-eye thresher, tiger shark and the kaleidoscope of colors of the coral reef fish, corals, sea cucumbers, anemones, octopus, nautilus, corals of many variety... that was truly one of the best experiences of my life.

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  • That damned gorilla turned out to be a big male silvertip, not a female at all.

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