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Response to Bay Boy (Reply #77)

Mon Sep 16, 2013, 10:11 PM

81. Yes on all counts.

But I don't believe it's that easy from my viewpoint. There are better marksman than I, I'm sure. There are better marksmen than Oswald too. The angle, the tree, the weapon, the timing, I just have my personal doubts. They were lucky shots to say the least but there would also have to be a bit of a crap shoot hoping for a hit rather than a miss. It's not like a target range. In a testing situation, there are preparations and a lot of time to think about it, putting together all the scenarios you've heard over the years and it makes you more aware of the strategy. Oswald didn't have years to triangulate all those possibilities that a test marksman would have.

It's all my own observation which means absolutely nada, nothing. If I had a practice shot from there I might surprise myself and find out it wasn't that big a deal. But just from my quick sighting, I was very skeptical and still am. It was close to 15 years ago that I was there.

BTW, you said the word "impossible". I try to save that one for better data than this. I did say" there's no way" which for me is just an expression. I won't say it's impossible. I would say he'd need to be a better shot than I am... or than I was... or have a lot of luck on his side. I wish luck had not been on his side if that's how it happened.

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