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W.H. Releases Photo of Obama Shooting a Gun
The Weekly Standard ^ | Feb 2, 2013 | DANIEL HALPER

Posted on 02/02/2013 8:09:57 AM PST by Texas Fossil

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Read the restrictions on use of the photo.

What is the discharge to his right from the barrel? Are they porting shotguns now to reduce recoil?

I learned to shoot shotguns as a very young boy, hunting quail and dove with my father. We learned instinctive hunting. It always looks strange to me for people to look down the barrel of the gun as if aiming a rifle. I get just as good of results "snap shooting" and find the other approach odd.

1 posted on 02/02/2013 8:10:00 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

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2 posted on 02/02/2013 8:12:24 AM PST by GraceG
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To: Texas Fossil

Oh good, that means the one is a sportsman just like me. Now I am convinced his gun control measures are for my own safety. /s


3 posted on 02/02/2013 8:12:28 AM PST by wolfman23601
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To: Texas Fossil

bunch of folking bee ess


4 posted on 02/02/2013 8:13:47 AM PST by yldstrk (My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Texas Fossil
What is the discharge to his right from the barrel?

I'm glad you asked that. Any "skeet shooters" here? What's up with that?

5 posted on 02/02/2013 8:14:10 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Now Playing. Obama II - The Revenge of My Father.)
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To: Texas Fossil

Smoke from a first shot? Gun level and no shoulder turn does not look like skeet shooting to me.


6 posted on 02/02/2013 8:14:34 AM PST by csmusaret (I will give Obama credit for one thing- he is living proof that familiarity breeds contempt.)
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To: Texas Fossil

I have to wonder what the capacity of that shotgun he is using has?

Wouldn’t it be ironic if it was over 7....


7 posted on 02/02/2013 8:15:20 AM PST by GraceG
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To: Texas Fossil

Has he ever held a gun before? That high up on the shoulder will leave him with a nasty bruise.


8 posted on 02/02/2013 8:15:53 AM PST by mnehring
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To: Texas Fossil

He’s a lefty ...


9 posted on 02/02/2013 8:16:00 AM PST by BluH2o
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To: Texas Fossil

Some shotguns are ported to reduce recoil. However, I’m wondering whether this might be a blank, due to the lack of muzzle rise and “smoke” evident. Personally, I would not trust Barry with a shotgun and live ammunition for obvious safety concerns; his Secret Service bodyguards.


10 posted on 02/02/2013 8:16:55 AM PST by MasterGunner01
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To: Texas Fossil

Looks like he’s firing a blank.

Even with the lightest of loads you sould notice some recoil.


11 posted on 02/02/2013 8:18:06 AM PST by IMR 4350
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12 posted on 02/02/2013 8:18:13 AM PST by mnehring
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To: mnehring

He even shoots like a fag, if this is even a real photo.


13 posted on 02/02/2013 8:19:01 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: mnehring

That will NOT end well...


14 posted on 02/02/2013 8:19:11 AM PST by Rides_A_Red_Horse (Fair is a place you go to eat cotton candy and step in monkey poop)
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To: mnehring
Has he ever held a gun before?

It doesn't look to me like he has.

15 posted on 02/02/2013 8:19:58 AM PST by Hoodat ("As for God, His way is perfect" - Psalm 18:30)
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To: mnehring

my daughter does not shoot like that. hee hee hee


16 posted on 02/02/2013 8:20:18 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: MasterGunner01

You beat me by this much.

I too think it’s a blank.


17 posted on 02/02/2013 8:21:25 AM PST by IMR 4350
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To: Texas Fossil

He’s aiming kinda low, isn’t he?


18 posted on 02/02/2013 8:21:49 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (Soon the "invisible hand" will press the economic "reset" button.)
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To: GraceG

It appears to be an over/under double. 2 is your answer.


19 posted on 02/02/2013 8:22:00 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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20 posted on 02/02/2013 8:22:31 AM PST by Iron Munro (I Miss America, don't you?)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

The only thing I can think of it porting, but I don’t think you can do that on shotguns.


21 posted on 02/02/2013 8:23:52 AM PST by drbuzzard (All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others.)
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To: FlingWingFlyer

It’s presumably ported. I’ve seen them before. It serves to reduce recoil, but only slightly.


22 posted on 02/02/2013 8:24:17 AM PST by flintsilver7 (Honest reporting hasn't caught on in the United States.)
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To: BluH2o
He’s a lefty

Yes, we already knew that. And a Lying Commie Muzzie B_tard.

23 posted on 02/02/2013 8:25:25 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: jimbo123

I see he is wearing his mom jeans too.


24 posted on 02/02/2013 8:25:47 AM PST by ruesrose (The Anchor Holds)
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To: Texas Fossil
What is the discharge to his right from the barrel? Are they porting shotguns now to reduce recoil?

That's probably a last minute customization they did for a limp wristed president who never shoots guns, but needed to make a photo in a hurry.

25 posted on 02/02/2013 8:26:55 AM PST by Moonman62 (The US has become a government with a country, rather than a country with a government.)
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“Read the restrictions on use of the photo.”

Don’t you just love it! An obviously staged “2nd Amendment” photo op complete with 1st amendment restrictions.


26 posted on 02/02/2013 8:26:55 AM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: flintsilver7

Given how he is holding it, I’d load that up with some 3 in 00 buck magnum loads and watch his shoulder and cheek take the brunt of a ton of recoil, probably knocking his specs off and knocking him on his ass.


27 posted on 02/02/2013 8:28:16 AM PST by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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28 posted on 02/02/2013 8:28:23 AM PST by Oratam
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He’s a lefty ...
********
He’s also a sissy.


29 posted on 02/02/2013 8:28:41 AM PST by Starboard
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To: Texas Fossil

That weapon appears to be too high on his shoulder.

His aim for skeet is far too low.

What exactly is the “smoke” coming out of the top of the barrel? It’s too far back to be of consequence for stopping barrel jump.

What’s with all the smoke. He would have had to fire a lot of rounds to produce that much.


30 posted on 02/02/2013 8:30:08 AM PST by Hawk1976 (It is better to die in on your feet than it is to live as on your knees.)
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Given that he’s only got a visible choke in the top barrel for some strange reason, I’d wager it was a one-shot photo op taken with a granny load.


31 posted on 02/02/2013 8:33:58 AM PST by flintsilver7 (Honest reporting hasn't caught on in the United States.)
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To: Texas Fossil
What is the discharge to his right from the barrel?

The ghost of the 2nd Amendment.

32 posted on 02/02/2013 8:34:06 AM PST by Focault's Pendulum (Thanks)
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To: Texas Fossil

I’ll bet he’s a “crack” shot. Larry Sinclair knows so.


33 posted on 02/02/2013 8:34:44 AM PST by jacknhoo (Luke 12:51. Think ye, that I am come to give peace on earth? I tell you, no; but separation.)
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To: Texas Fossil
"The photo was staged to maximize smoke and minimize recoil,
and to deflect from our only real interest in guns
(other than weaponizing invading narcokillers and al Qaeda).
What difference does it make?"


34 posted on 02/02/2013 8:35:34 AM PST by Diogenesis (De Oppresso Liber)
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To: Rides_A_Red_Horse
That will NOT end well...

It's only a pellet gun and somehow I suspect, it ends with her getting naked.

35 posted on 02/02/2013 8:35:51 AM PST by Drew68
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To: Texas Fossil
""President Barack Obama shoots clay targets on the range at Camp David, Md., Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)," the caption reads."

Just because they say so doesn't make it true.

In fact, just because they say so, automatically raises the specter of lying their pants off.

36 posted on 02/02/2013 8:36:19 AM PST by hummingbird
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What’s with all the smoke.

That was going to be my second question. I think they don't want people Photoshopping this because it already has been Photoshopped. I also agree with you on the butt against his shoulder. That isn't the way someone who "shoots all the time" would hold that shotgun. IMHO.

37 posted on 02/02/2013 8:37:29 AM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Now Playing. Obama II - The Revenge of My Father.)
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To: Texas Fossil

I wish he’d go hunting with Cheney....


38 posted on 02/02/2013 8:39:20 AM PST by clintonh8r (Happy to be represented by Lt. Col. Allen West)
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To: Texas Fossil

Yep, looks like a Browing 425. They can have vented barrels to one side too.


39 posted on 02/02/2013 8:42:11 AM PST by mnehring
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"Some shotguns are ported to reduce recoil."

Mr. h is schooling me on guns, etc.

But, what does "ported" mean?

I want to provide him with some more information that he didn't tell me first or tell me yet!

HA, HA, HA on Mr. h!

I'll come clean about it...eventually....HA, HA, HA!

40 posted on 02/02/2013 8:42:24 AM PST by hummingbird
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To: mnehring

errr... Browning not Browing


41 posted on 02/02/2013 8:42:52 AM PST by mnehring
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To: hummingbird
Here you go. This appears to be the type of gun he is using (Browning 425). Look at the end of the barrel, see all the holes. Those are vents to allow some gas to escape to reduce recoil.


42 posted on 02/02/2013 8:45:29 AM PST by mnehring
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TF got you by 33 seconds....


43 posted on 02/02/2013 8:45:59 AM PST by GregNH (If you are unable to fight, please find a good place to hide.)
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To: Texas Fossil

My guess is there is a BFA (blank firing adapter) in the end of the barrel and he is shooting a blank. Which explains the smoke.


44 posted on 02/02/2013 8:46:53 AM PST by US_MilitaryRules (Unnngh! To many PDS people!)
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To: Hawk1976
What exactly is the “smoke” coming out of the top of the barrel? It’s too far back to be of consequence for stopping barrel jump.

See #42, the smoke does seem to fit where the port holes are on that.

45 posted on 02/02/2013 8:47:57 AM PST by mnehring
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To: mnehring
I've bookmarked your Home Page for later reading.

Looks fascinating and I don't want to miss a word so I need to be 'tan, ready and rested' before I read it.

46 posted on 02/02/2013 8:48:01 AM PST by hummingbird
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I think they don't want people Photoshopping this because it already has been Photoshopped.

I think you may be right my friend...LOL

47 posted on 02/02/2013 8:49:45 AM PST by YankeeReb
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To: hummingbird

Wonder what the temperature was on August 4th at Camp David?

Does his clothing match that temp?


48 posted on 02/02/2013 8:50:00 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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"It appears to be an over/under double. 2 is your answer."

Pardon my ignorance but what does 'over/under. 2' mean?

TYI.

49 posted on 02/02/2013 8:50:53 AM PST by hummingbird
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OMG.

There’s no limit to the lengths this band of criminals will do to disseminate their political propaganda.

It’s just one thing after another.


50 posted on 02/02/2013 8:52:15 AM PST by FatherFig1o155 (Politicians are like diapers; they need to be changed often and for the same reason.)
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