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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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To: Iron Munro
Wonder what a real president and skillful arms-men wood think of the photos....

Paging 'W' and Ted Nugent! Cheny, too!

51 posted on 02/02/2013 8:54:04 AM PST by hummingbird
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To: hummingbird

An over/under has two barrels, one on top of the other. There is a hinged break just aft of the action that allows you to load shells. You can’t load more than two.

All over/under shotguns have a capacity of two.


52 posted on 02/02/2013 8:54:19 AM PST by flintsilver7 (Honest reporting hasn't caught on in the United States.)
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To: hummingbird

http://weatherspark.com/history/31511/2012/Camp-David-Maryland-United-States

Looks like the temp was in the 70-80 degree range at that time.

The other question, was he actually at Camp David that date? Have heard he hates it there.


53 posted on 02/02/2013 8:54:27 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

Regarding the lack of recoil, that may actually be a 28 Gauge. Looking at the Browning 425 list here, plus how small diameter the barrels seem in relation to his hands, it appears to be that. Also note the 28 gauge has the least engraving with no embellishments that most of the other 425 models have.

http://www.oocities.org/capecanaveral/1014/browningint/b425/b425.htm

IE, he was almost shooting a BB gun compared to a typical trap gun.


54 posted on 02/02/2013 8:54:39 AM PST by mnehring
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To: ruesrose
"I see he is wearing his mom jeans too."

I hate to show my ignorance, but what are 'mom jeans'?

55 posted on 02/02/2013 8:56:21 AM PST by hummingbird
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To: drbuzzard
The barrel on my single shot Rossi slug gun is ported.

Doesn't help much. If you shoot 20-30 3" magnum deer slugs through it in one outing you'll have a bruised shoulder regardless.

 photo SR6.jpg

56 posted on 02/02/2013 8:56:29 AM PST by 2111USMC (aim small, miss small)
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To: Cowboy Bob
He’s aiming kinda low, isn’t he?

Bingo! As soon as I saw the picture I realized that this is just a photo op. Anyone who has shot skeet before would see that the shotgun is almost parallel to the deck. If he were shooting a clay pigeon, the weapon would be pointed much higher.

57 posted on 02/02/2013 8:57:23 AM PST by AlaskaErik (I served and protected my country for 31 years. Progressives spent that time trying to destroy it.)
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To: AlaskaErik

His sight line also appears to be going through the barrel, not on top of it. Add to that he’s holding it more like a rifle than a shotgun.

There are a dozen things wrong with this picture.


58 posted on 02/02/2013 8:58:36 AM PST by flintsilver7 (Honest reporting hasn't caught on in the United States.)
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To: US_MilitaryRules

Yes, I noticed the object at the end of the barrel. Had never thought about a double requiring a blank fire adapter. My first thought was a screw in choke mechanism (similar to a Winchoke).


59 posted on 02/02/2013 8:59:02 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: Oratam
HA, HA, HA!

Obama is having a Dukakis (sic) moment.

60 posted on 02/02/2013 9:00:17 AM PST by hummingbird
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To: flintsilver7

I’m not sure that’s a choke.

Might be an insert to allow you to fire .410 out of a 12.


61 posted on 02/02/2013 9:00:58 AM PST by IMR 4350
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To: Texas Fossil

Awww...ain’t he cute??

Trying to show the country was a “gunny” he is.

Not.


62 posted on 02/02/2013 9:00:58 AM PST by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: hummingbird

It is a double barreled shotgun with one barrel over the other.

They either have 2 triggers or a switchable trigger mechanism.

They brake over in the middle to load. They are basically a 2 barrel single shot gun.


63 posted on 02/02/2013 9:01:45 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

About as authentic as dukakis driving a tank.


64 posted on 02/02/2013 9:02:02 AM PST by left that other site (Worry is the darkroom that developes negatives.)
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To: Starboard
"He’s a lefty ...

********

He’s also a sissy."

And probably a citizen of Kenya or Indonesia.

65 posted on 02/02/2013 9:02:21 AM PST by hummingbird
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To: mnehring

Even though the White Hut released the photo, I doubt it is what it says it is.


66 posted on 02/02/2013 9:04:37 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: mnehring

She’s shooting a break barrel spring gun.


67 posted on 02/02/2013 9:05:30 AM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: left that other site

Yep, but he can order a tank to run over you.

Is that like staying at a Holiday Inn Express?

FUBO!


68 posted on 02/02/2013 9:08:25 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

Ask him which eye he closes when shooting skeet.


69 posted on 02/02/2013 9:08:25 AM PST by TruthBeforeAll
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To: SkyDancer

It’s his snipe hunting gun.


70 posted on 02/02/2013 9:09:26 AM PST by mnehring
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To: hummingbird

Isn’t that his birthday?


71 posted on 02/02/2013 9:14:09 AM PST by US_MilitaryRules (Unnngh! To many PDS people!)
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To: Texas Fossil

Zooming in on the picture it appears there is a lot of pixelating around the subject, but I’m no expert in this field.


72 posted on 02/02/2013 9:17:25 AM PST by Starstruck (All goverments become tyrannical. Individuals determine when they do.)
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To: Texas Fossil

If Obama needs manly shooting skilz bona-fides, he needs to release a picture of himself shooting a .454 Casull SA Revolver, or some other Very Large Caliber Handgun (.475 Linebaugh would work, too).

One-handed, even.


73 posted on 02/02/2013 9:20:03 AM PST by Disambiguator
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To: AlaskaErik

Only way he was shooting a clay pidgeon in this picture was if the pidgeons were lined up on the ground. It is a photo-shop picture. The truth will come out when experts on photo-shop start weighing in. The Great Black Hunter wouldn’t know the stock of a rifle from the barrel.


74 posted on 02/02/2013 9:25:56 AM PST by NKP_Vet
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To: Texas Fossil
He looks about as natural shooting a shotgun gun as he did driving a Voltmobile 50 feet or throwing a baseball.


75 posted on 02/02/2013 9:31:57 AM PST by E. Pluribus Unum (TYRANNY: When the people fear the politicians. LIBERTY: When the politicians fear the people.)
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To: mnehring

Ahhh! where did my eyeball go? LOL!


76 posted on 02/02/2013 9:32:13 AM PST by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: hummingbird

Basically, baggy jeans for Moms that have lost their figures.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Te3dqMHe2No


77 posted on 02/02/2013 9:38:25 AM PST by randita
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To: mnehring

Uh... I’ll betcha’ a sawbuck that she got a nasty “scope-eye” cut right after she pulled that trigger!

Cheers!


78 posted on 02/02/2013 9:39:17 AM PST by DoctorBulldog (Obama sucks. End of story.)
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To: flintsilver7
His sight line also appears to be going through the barrel, not on top of it. Add to that he’s holding it more like a rifle than a shotgun.

He's also standing side on: which means he's firing across his body, which smushes his cheek aganist the stock, and doesn't allow enough length of forestock for a natural grip (his fingers are curved backward).

79 posted on 02/02/2013 9:42:06 AM PST by Oztrich Boy (I think, therefore I am what I yam, and that's all I yam - "Popeye" Descartes)
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To: hummingbird
"I hate to show my ignorance, but what are 'mom jeans'?"

Jordache!

80 posted on 02/02/2013 9:42:48 AM PST by Minutemen ("It's a Religion of Peace")
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To: Texas Fossil
Restrictions, schmictions!



Cheers!
81 posted on 02/02/2013 9:43:20 AM PST by DoctorBulldog (Obama sucks. End of story.)
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To: Starstruck

The picture on the Weekly Standard is the only one the shows the pixelating. The better quality shots on other thread do not show this.................nevermind.


82 posted on 02/02/2013 9:47:00 AM PST by Starstruck (All goverments become tyrannical. Individuals determine when they do.)
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To: mnehring

Did she keep her eye?


83 posted on 02/02/2013 9:49:13 AM PST by Tench_Coxe
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To: AlaskaErik; Cowboy Bob

Exactly!!! Looks more like he’s shooting the guy
you yell ‘PULL!” to.

Another load of ported BS from the White Hut owned media.


84 posted on 02/02/2013 9:49:40 AM PST by CaptainPhilFan
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To: FlingWingFlyer

My Dad was a skeet shooter...(clay pigeon)

he used a double barrelled shot gun...

I never participated myself but I went to a lot of competitions with him...

Them pigeons were slung out into the air...

Like “up there” Mr O..


85 posted on 02/02/2013 9:53:37 AM PST by Tennessee Nana
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To: Texas Fossil

There is some indication that he left for Camp David on August 4, 2012, late in the afternoon or early evening. Skim through this google search:

https://www.google.com/search?q=obam+camp+david+Aug.+4%2C+2012

And he was wearing different clothes, but that isn’t important, I suppose.

I wonder if the range at Camp David is really so close to the road in the background.


86 posted on 02/02/2013 9:55:11 AM PST by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: Moonman62
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.
"point on" it would've been much more convincing if he had...
released these "hurried-up" photo "shoots" prior to his extra-legal actions

87 posted on 02/02/2013 9:56:17 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (who'll take tomorrow,spend it all today;who can take your income,tax it all away..0'Bozo man can :-)
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To: DoctorBulldog

wait, isn’t this suppose to be a photo taken right he pulled the trigger? yet he stands there looking like he’s about to shoot....


88 posted on 02/02/2013 9:59:59 AM PST by DrewsMum
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To: DoctorBulldog

Looking at the end of the barrel (top) it might be a blank fire adapter, as some here suggested.

A barrel reduction sleeve makes no sense with the barrel obviously ported on the right side.

I have never seen such a blank fire adapter, but there is definately something odd about the barrel end. Too big to be a choke sleeve.


89 posted on 02/02/2013 10:01:13 AM PST by Texas Fossil
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To: Texas Fossil

Looks like his cheek would get bruised pretty quickly if he holds the weapon that way.


90 posted on 02/02/2013 10:05:08 AM PST by savedbygrace (But God.)
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To: Cowboy Bob

91 posted on 02/02/2013 10:06:00 AM PST by Evil Slayer ((Onward, Christian soldiers, marching as to war....))
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To: DrewsMum

It just goes to show what an amateur he is. He doesn’t know how to properly stand when shooting a shotgun.

Also, the clay pigeon is on the way down, that’s why his gun is almost parallel with the ground; he tracked its flight and pulled the trigger waaay late. Rookie move.

Cheers!


92 posted on 02/02/2013 10:07:43 AM PST by DoctorBulldog (Obama sucks. End of story.)
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To: 2111USMC

OK, thanks. That’s good to know. Wasn’t sure it would work with the use of shot.


93 posted on 02/02/2013 10:11:34 AM PST by drbuzzard (All animals are created equal, but some are more equal than others.)
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To: GraceG

It’s a double barrel, over-under, looks like a Browning Citori.


94 posted on 02/02/2013 10:28:14 AM PST by Jaxter ("Pro Aris et Focis")
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To: DoctorBulldog

Actually, he’s probably lined up about right for a pigeon from the low tower, isn’t he?


95 posted on 02/02/2013 10:33:44 AM PST by MN Doc
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To: AlaskaErik

Nah, he’s just not a true sportsman. He shots the poor little things while they’re still sitting on the nest.


96 posted on 02/02/2013 10:40:16 AM PST by jstaff
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To: Texas Fossil

I’m not a skeet shooter but don’t you usually wear a vest or a pouch of some kind to keep your shells in? Unless you’re a real wussy that has to have someone else reload for...oh, never mind.


97 posted on 02/02/2013 10:43:42 AM PST by Jaxter ("Pro Aris et Focis")
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To: Jaxter

I just see the big deal about this. If I was a powerful man like obama, seems like this whole photoshoot could be arrange in the matter of an hour. They fly me over to Camp David, give me a 3 minute shooting lesson, and shoot a round, and then publish a picture of it.

I think it shows how thinned he is, when people started making fun of him about skeet shooting. Another reason to think he is very dangerous. Can’t take jokes well.


98 posted on 02/02/2013 10:47:24 AM PST by castlegreyskull
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To: Texas Fossil
BFAs are only used to create enough back-pressure to cycle the next round in a semiautomatic weapon.

A BFA would serve no purpose on a double barreled shotgun.

99 posted on 02/02/2013 10:50:59 AM PST by 2111USMC (aim small, miss small)
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To: hummingbird

Wonder what a real president and skillful arms-men wood think of the photos....

Paging ‘W’ and Ted Nugent! Cheny, too!

**Sarah Palin too..would love to hear her comment!


100 posted on 02/02/2013 10:57:26 AM PST by rainee (Her)
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