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Zimmerman Meets Manufacturer Of His Gun
http://www.reagancoalition.com ^ | August 26, 2013

Posted on 08/27/2013 7:43:17 PM PDT by NKP_Vet

George Zimmerman was on the hunt today -- for a shotgun ... TMZ has learned.

Zimmerman went to Kel-Tec in Cocoa, Florida ... a gun manufacturing company. We're told he was asking questions about the legality of buying a shotgun -- specifically, the Kel-Tec KSG.

The gun in question is a tactical shotgun, often used for home defense. It holds 12 rounds of 12 gauge shells.

And this is interesting ... Kel-Tec manufactures the PF-9 gun -- the pistol Zimmerman used to kill Trayvon Martin.

We're told the owner's son took Zimmerman on a tour of the grounds, including the area where the firearms are assembled. The photo of Zimmerman and an employee (above) was taken inside the assembly plant.

It's unclear if he actually bought the shotgun while he was there.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: holder; sourcetitlenoturl; zimmerman
Two things. Article says "pistol Zimmerman used to kill Trayvon Martin". Would have been nice to say the weapon he used to defend himself and save his life. But that would too much for the liberal rag TMZ to say. Second thing is George looks like he's hitting the gym again and has dropped a few pounds, something that I should do myself.
1 posted on 08/27/2013 7:43:17 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: NKP_Vet

No ones business what Mr. Zimmerman chooses to do with his time and/or money.


2 posted on 08/27/2013 7:44:59 PM PDT by madison10
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To: NKP_Vet

Boy do I love the look of that KSG!!!


3 posted on 08/27/2013 7:47:46 PM PDT by Dr. Pritchett
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To: NKP_Vet
The photo of Zimmerman and an employee (above) was taken inside the assembly plant.

Obviously some one in the plant either sold the photo or sent it to TMZ. It is too bad that some one whose living depends on making firearms would do this despicable thing.

4 posted on 08/27/2013 7:55:50 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: NKP_Vet

this is not good publicity - did Zimmerman know his travels are being recorded by the press??


5 posted on 08/27/2013 7:57:32 PM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: NKP_Vet

This must be a new edition of the KSG. Mine holds seven shells in each tube and one in the pipe. Amazing tactical shotgun.


6 posted on 08/27/2013 7:58:00 PM PDT by Zebra
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To: NKP_Vet

Right on about TMZ...

Interesting that both George Zimmerman and Paula Dean are, or were, Democrats, Zero supporters and had no real racist inclinations from what I could tell. Yet both were demonized by the media... The Left eating their own, I guess.

Apologies for maybe being Captain Obvious and thanks for the post.


7 posted on 08/27/2013 8:01:28 PM PDT by Unc1e_Ivan (People sleep peacefully in bed at night because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf)
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To: Pontiac; Repeat Offender; GenXteacher; Nervous Tick; BlatherNaut; ColdOne; Marcella; ...

IIRC, Mark O’Mara set this up. He wanted it seen.


8 posted on 08/27/2013 8:16:52 PM PDT by MestaMachine (My caps work, You gotta earn them.)
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To: NKP_Vet
The Kel-Tec KSG is pretty cool.
Did they fix the feed issues?


9 posted on 08/27/2013 8:23:36 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: NKP_Vet
Zimmerman was at Kel-Tec on the 22nd.
10 posted on 08/27/2013 8:30:38 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham (Barry Soetoro can't pass E-verify)
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To: Dr. Pritchett

The KSG looks bad-backside but... It has some usability issues. Look up Hickok45’s review of it on YouTube. I trust H45’s outlook on firearms, and the KSG is just not quite there yet.


11 posted on 08/27/2013 8:39:58 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: mylife

I don’t know. There were feed issues and IIRC sharp edges as well as an all too easy short stroke problem.


12 posted on 08/27/2013 8:41:07 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: ThunderSleeps

And the issue of switching over mag tubes while under pressure and trying to rack another round.

Saiga 12 for me.


13 posted on 08/27/2013 8:44:54 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: ThunderSleeps

Agreed, but you have to hand it to Keltec for fresh ideas.


14 posted on 08/27/2013 8:46:06 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: mylife

I know zero about this weapon. Where is the firing mechanism, right next to your ear?


15 posted on 08/27/2013 8:52:40 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Uncle Miltie: Obama poisoned race relations for a generation. Everything is racial now.)
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To: elpadre

>> this is not good publicity

Aw, cut the concern troll crap. Z was **acquitted**. He is guilty of exactly NOTHING. He’s a free man — free to do what other free men do. Like tour weapons plants and buy shotguns.


16 posted on 08/27/2013 9:06:05 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: mylife

>> The Kel-Tec KSG is pretty cool.

It looks awesome — and the idea of 12 rounds all loaded and ready to go is appealing.

But I think I’ll keep my Mossy 590 (8+1, that’s not so bad capacitywise) and put my gun money into something else.


17 posted on 08/27/2013 9:09:08 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

>> Where is the firing mechanism, right next to your ear?

What?


18 posted on 08/27/2013 9:09:54 PM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: mylife

Mossberg 500 tactical for me. Though I did give up on the pistol-grip only option and put an adjustable stock on it. Pistol grips look cool in the movies, but try putting a few rounds through it quickly and accurately - not bird shot, high brass buck... I’m no shrinking violet but even I couldn’t handle it comfortably under stress, let alone the wife. (who is slender)


19 posted on 08/27/2013 9:10:46 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: mylife

Oh yeah, I like the idea, the look, etc. I think when they work the kinks out it’ll be great. From what I’ve seen of them they are entirely usable as-is, just there are things about them that could be better.


20 posted on 08/27/2013 9:12:33 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Nervous Tick

Its a bullpup it ejects behind your firing hand, right under yer head.

http://www.keltecweapons.com/uploaded_files/resources/f_6ba7988101280ab1fa36e01f36388e3fKSG%20Manual_WEB.pdf


21 posted on 08/27/2013 9:19:40 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: NKP_Vet

TMZ is stalking the guy, lol. Those clowns.


22 posted on 08/27/2013 9:20:53 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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To: ThunderSleeps

Pistol grips are BS on shotguns IMHO


23 posted on 08/27/2013 9:21:05 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: Cyber Liberty

See post #21


24 posted on 08/27/2013 9:25:16 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: mylife

Ugh. Well, I guess that’s the trade off for the extra long magazines...but that has to be deafening, even with ear protection.


25 posted on 08/27/2013 9:26:44 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Uncle Miltie: Obama poisoned race relations for a generation. Everything is racial now.)
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To: mylife

Thanks...I looked at it.


26 posted on 08/27/2013 9:27:56 PM PDT by Cyber Liberty (Uncle Miltie: Obama poisoned race relations for a generation. Everything is racial now.)
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To: MestaMachine
IIRC, Mark O’Mara set this up. He wanted it seen.

I guess it will be good for his defense fund. And since it looks like he will need defending in a civil suit and/or a Federal Civil Rights case they had better do whatever they can.

27 posted on 08/27/2013 9:28:21 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: mylife
Pistol grips are BS on shotguns IMHO

By actual test I'm a believer in that statement now.

If I want/need to fire from the hip (a-la pistol grip style) I still can with the stock under my arm. No change in the effective length. With the stock though, I now have the option of bringing it up to my shoulder for a more aimed shot.

28 posted on 08/27/2013 9:28:45 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: ThunderSleeps

Agreed.

I would not use a pistol grip with anything over 7.5 field loads, and whats the point in that?

Put some 3” 00 buck in there and you’ll break your hand.


29 posted on 08/27/2013 9:34:28 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: mylife

>>Pistol grips are BS on shotguns IMHO

Dozens and dozens of (shooter) fails with them on youtube. Some serious. I can’t see the point of them myself. Folding stock, yes, but not just a pistol grip.


30 posted on 08/27/2013 10:07:16 PM PDT by expat1000
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To: expat1000

They look sharp. /s


31 posted on 08/27/2013 10:14:24 PM PDT by mylife (Ted Cruz understands the law, and he does not fear the unlawful.)
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To: expat1000
That is why I got this one. Easier to control the recoil from up high.
32 posted on 08/27/2013 11:38:24 PM PDT by packrat35 (Admit it! We are almost ready to be called a police state!)
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To: Unc1e_Ivan
Interesting that both George Zimmerman and Paula Dean are, or were, Democrats, Zero supporters and had no real racist inclinations from what I could tell.

Paula committed the unforgivable insult of telling off on Michelle's eating habits when she appeared on her show. Pay back is a bitch in that world. Zimmerman was just unlucky enough to be to white.

33 posted on 08/27/2013 11:41:02 PM PDT by itsahoot (It is not so much that history repeats, but that human nature does not change.)
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To: Nervous Tick

Whoa!! - the man is free and has a life to live free of beiing spied upon and publically criticized. As I said, this is not good publicity.”


34 posted on 08/28/2013 5:04:25 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: NKP_Vet

Being one of my favorite people....I always enjoy reading about Geo.Zimmerman !!!


35 posted on 08/28/2013 5:29:48 AM PDT by ontap (***)
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To: elpadre

I guess I misunderstood your point, then; I apologize.


36 posted on 08/28/2013 5:34:01 AM PDT by Nervous Tick (Without GOD, men get what they deserve.)
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To: Nervous Tick

I do it all too often


37 posted on 08/28/2013 7:46:48 AM PDT by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-hereQaeda" and its allies.)
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To: itsahoot

I didn’t know that bit about MOo being on Paula Dean’s show. That explains it, then!

And copy that about GZ. With that last name, of course he’s white, right?! /s

Thanks!


38 posted on 08/28/2013 2:16:49 PM PDT by Unc1e_Ivan (People sleep peacefully in bed at night because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf)
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To: expat1000

Exactly why I left my Beretta 1201 FP just like it came from the factory. Why mess with perfection?


39 posted on 08/29/2013 12:38:42 AM PDT by snuffy smiff (Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.)
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To: ThunderSleeps

Hey, great review. Thanks for the reference. I watched a bunch.


40 posted on 08/29/2013 8:30:52 PM PDT by Dr. Pritchett
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