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Favorite Guns of the GOP Candidates
Daily Caller ^ | 12/14/2011 | Alex Pappas

Posted on 12/14/2011 10:05:22 AM PST by GlockThe Vote

Every Republican running for president brags of being pro-2nd Amendment while out on the campaign trail. But how many candidates actually practice what they preach?

Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum has seven guns, spokesman Matt Beynon told The Daily Caller. His favorite, the aide said, is a Kimber 1911 pistol.

Texas Rep. Ron Paul also owns guns, but his campaign wouldn’t get into specifics.

“He does, but a good 2nd Amendment person doesn’t tip off home invaders what guns are in the house and how many he has,” said Gary Howard, a spokesman for Paul.

A .22 rifle is former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman’s favorite, spokesman Tim Miller said.

“He has a .22 rifle, 12 gauge shotgun and .38 pistol,” Miller told TheDC.

A spokeswoman for Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann wouldn’t go into details about any guns Bachmann may keep.

“For obvious security reasons, she doesn’t disclose what type of guns she owns,” said Alice Stewart, a spokeswoman for the presidential campaign.

But she said Bachmann likes semi-automatic rifles. “Michele’s favorite gun is the AR-15,” she told TheDC.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Chit/Chat; Military/Veterans; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: banglist

1 posted on 12/14/2011 10:05:28 AM PST by GlockThe Vote
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To: GlockThe Vote
" good 2nd Amendment person doesn’t tip off home invaders what guns are in the house and how many he has"

Now thats a pretty good response.

2 posted on 12/14/2011 10:14:57 AM PST by VicVega (LSU is without a doubt the #1 team in the nation. GEAUX TIGERS, Geaux Saints)
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To: GlockThe Vote
glock peace
3 posted on 12/14/2011 10:23:56 AM PST by nixonsnose (Let's see all you lawyers argue your way out of hell.)
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To: nixonsnose

4 posted on 12/14/2011 10:33:41 AM PST by Disambiguator
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To: GlockThe Vote

Too bad all mine were lost in that boating accident.

Funny, that has happened to a lot of Freepers. Really bad boatmen, we are.


5 posted on 12/14/2011 10:37:03 AM PST by freedomlover (Make sure you're in love - before you move in the heavy stuff)
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To: freedomlover
Too bad all mine were lost in that boating accident.
Mine was so bad I lost the ammo and safe as well.
6 posted on 12/14/2011 10:43:51 AM PST by wjcsux ("In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act." - George Orwell)
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To: wjcsux

I have more guns than I probably need but not as many as I want.


7 posted on 12/14/2011 11:31:19 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Santorum looks like he would be a decent shot. would love to see Bachmann with an AR too.

Ron Paul looks like either a Colt 1911 or S&W 357 type.

Huntsman reminds me of those guys with the 15k ornate shotguns.

Mittens - fuggettabbboouuuttit.


8 posted on 12/14/2011 11:39:30 AM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: GlockThe Vote
...would love to see Bachmann with an AR

not bad - even if photoshopped

9 posted on 12/14/2011 11:43:20 AM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Newt definately does not look like a gun owner.


10 posted on 12/14/2011 11:43:49 AM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: smokingfrog

Swweeetttt!!!!!


11 posted on 12/14/2011 11:46:38 AM PST by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: GlockThe Vote
I have more “hanging pieces” than usable firearms.
Four of my five A-5s are “retired.” Ditto the Colt Python and a very nice LC Smith double from the late 1940s...
12 posted on 12/14/2011 11:49:10 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Why did you retire your A-5s?

Mine, which originally belonged to my father, just got a rehab (cartridge stop, mag cutoff, all new springs) and is back onto sporting clays and upland fowl.

Dad beat the doo-doo out of it during 40 some odd South Dakota pheasant seasons with those 1 5/8 ounce short-mag loads, and it needed a little attention.

I’m now using 1250 fps 1 1/4 ounce loads and a 22” Invector Plus barrel with the recoil set for full power loads. It’s sweet on recoil, and although skeeters and sporting clayers growl about my “heavy” loads, it’s reliable and controllable.

Freepmail me if you need parts or a barrel. There is a veritable PILE of them here in south Georgia.


13 posted on 12/14/2011 12:05:43 PM PST by noprogs (Borders, Language, Culture....all should be preserved)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Know your firearms


AR-15


Uzi


AK-47

14 posted on 12/14/2011 12:07:40 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: noprogs

The Japanese made A-5 is the gun I take to the field. No tears if it gets a scratch and splatter of muck.
The others are Belgian in 80 + percent condition. My son can have them when I’m gone.


15 posted on 12/14/2011 12:47:54 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

sign at my local gun shop:
“my greatest fear is that when I’m gone my wife will sell my guns for what I told her I paid for them.”


16 posted on 12/14/2011 12:49:57 PM PST by WOBBLY BOB (Congress: Looting the future to bribe the present.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

I put a Bell and Carlson composite stock set on my A-5 and solved THAT problem.


17 posted on 12/14/2011 12:51:41 PM PST by noprogs (Borders, Language, Culture....all should be preserved)
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To: GlockThe Vote
Newt shops at Tiffany's...


18 posted on 12/14/2011 12:57:57 PM PST by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks; noprogs

I'm down to 5, most of them 16's.

19 posted on 12/14/2011 12:58:40 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Tijeras_Slim

The Humpback.
Long may it reign...


20 posted on 12/14/2011 1:46:16 PM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

I just hope like hell my wife doesn’t try to sell all my guns for what I told her I paid for them.....


21 posted on 12/14/2011 1:48:43 PM PST by Gaffer
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To: Disambiguator

Bwaaaahaaaa!!!! Do they sell these in just the barrel for a glock?


22 posted on 12/14/2011 1:49:42 PM PST by Gaffer
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To: GlockThe Vote

Perry is the only believable 2nd admendment supporter who actually exercises their rights. IMHO.


23 posted on 12/14/2011 2:06:20 PM PST by st.eqed
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To: Gaffer

I’m not sure what the origin of that is. Probably a custom job.


24 posted on 12/14/2011 2:09:08 PM PST by Disambiguator
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To: Disambiguator

I’d really like to buy one or two barrels like this for a Glock, 1911...heck, ANY of my weapons!!!


25 posted on 12/14/2011 2:10:35 PM PST by Gaffer
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To: GlockThe Vote
Michelle Bachmann and Ann Barnhardt have something in common.


26 posted on 12/14/2011 2:25:17 PM PST by Disambiguator
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To: Tijeras_Slim

27 posted on 12/14/2011 3:55:42 PM PST by Red in Blue PA (Let's apply the "reasonable man" standard to gun laws. How many would stand?)
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To: freedomlover
Too bad all mine were lost in that boating accident.

Funny, that has happened to a lot of Freepers. Really bad boatmen, we are.

We'd need a bigger boat.


28 posted on 12/20/2011 1:32:03 PM PST by archy (I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous!)
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To: archy

Boy, I’d like to the press for re-loading the 105mm... And where do you buy the projectiles? Or do you just cast them yourself?


29 posted on 12/20/2011 1:41:38 PM PST by Little Ray (FOR the best Conservative in the Primary; AGAINST Obama in the General.)
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To: Little Ray
Boy, I’d like to the press for re-loading the 105mm...

A Harbor Freight arbor press works just fine.

And where do you buy the projectiles? Or do you just cast them yourself?

Jim DeGroat cast the projos for his 90mm T8 Antitank gun himself. Old Babbit metal, scrap aluminum, whatever. Fitting the copper driving bands is a little tricky, but no worse4 than fitting piston rings. Big ones.

Jim's 90mm at play, Knob Creek,2006

30 posted on 12/21/2011 1:40:12 PM PST by archy (I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous!)
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To: Disambiguator
I’m not sure what the origin of that is. Probably a custom job.

Mark Serbu has something real similar on his BFG .50:


31 posted on 12/21/2011 1:58:56 PM PST by archy (I'd give my right arm to be ambidextrous!)
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