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I bought a RIA 10mm off of gunsamerica yesterday, so won't have it for a couple of weeks. I plan on using this as a woods gun here in Montana. What recommendations do you have for ammo? Might be hard to find anything now! I was thinking 180 or 220 grain full metal jacket.
 

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I bought a RIA 10mm off of gunsamerica yesterday, so won't have it for a couple of weeks. I plan on using this as a woods gun here in Montana. What recommendations do you have for ammo? Might be hard to find anything now! I was thinking 180 or 220 grain full metal jacket.
Bear Country? Look for "Hard Cast" ammunition.

I bought some from Buffalo Bore for that specific application. Those types of rounds you generally will only find online and not at a LGS, granted Montana might be different in that aspect.
 

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Winchester 175 grain Silvertip is the best of the large commercial manufacturer's ammo. It is what I carry in my Kimber 1911 10mm. Buffalo Bore or Underwood 180 grain are both great rounds for woods carry. I carry either one of them in my Glock G20 SF.

If Grizzlies are around, I add a .44 magnum or .460 magnum revolver in addition to my 10mm.
 

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I'd add a .30-06.
 

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Just lube the handgun with peanut butter, then you can throw the gun down and run. Bear will likely become interested in the peanut butter and you could escape.
 

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Double Tap offers a 200 hard cast laying down 750 foot pounds IIRC.
 
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