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Reading different accounts, I've seen it estimated at anywhere from 7 to 12 feet in height. ...
June 18th, 2005 08:09 PM
QKshooter's thread made me wonder. What caliber for Bigfoot?
Reading different accounts, I've seen it estimated at anywhere from 7 to 12 feet in height. Bearing in mind a professional athlete 7 feet in height can weigh 500 lbs, I can imagine a 12 foot monster weighing close to 1000lbs.
Do y'all think a .44 magnum would suffice, if the creature threatened, or would you need something larger? Obviously, a rifle or shotgun would be preferable, but in some areas, firearms aren't allowed. A pistol is a bit easier to conceal.
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June 18th, 2005 08:13 PM
I'll reckon on my 45-70 BFR doing the business!!! No use relying on a wussy .44 mag LOL!
It's all down to ''big foot pounds'' - ya see
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June 18th, 2005 08:14 PM
I'm a bigfoot creature that lives in the State of Oregon. The citizens of that state are trying to kill me.
What's a good calibre for self-defense? You know, really rock their world and put them on their backs.
June 18th, 2005 10:07 PM
I dunno..........I think a .458 Mag would do nicely. I have a Ruger Mod 77 Circassian Walnut (bought it in 1980 for 200.00 bucks) and a Winchester pre-64 moel 70 African .458 Mag (bought that one for 495.00) that's dying to do damage..<sorry for the typos QK> hehehehe
June 19th, 2005 09:10 AM
Well, considering the size of a Bigfoot, I'd say he'd do fine with a Barrett .50 BMG from a standing position, and probably use a S&W .500 Mag with 10 1/2 in. barrel for concealed carry...have to mod a bit though...cut off the trigger guard for his fat fingers, and perhaps weld a trigger extension and grip extension.
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June 19th, 2005 10:42 AM
BigFoot sniper rifle - Lahti 20mm....
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June 19th, 2005 10:40 PM
pistol 500 S&W, rifle .300 mag. or similar.
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