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Old February 12, 2014, 10:16 AM   #61
Frank Ettin
Join Date: November 23, 2005
Location: California - San Francisco
Posts: 8,811
Originally Posted by Constantine
How do you know?
I've been in a stressful situation. Have you?

The vision shrinks to the size of a nickel. Only looking at the target.
In other words, you didn't see your sights in particular situation which you found stressful.

So when you wrote (in post 55):
Originally Posted by Constantine
You don't use the sights in a stressful situation...
you really meant, and should have written:
I didn't use the sights in a stressful situation...
And so, you really didn't have a good basis to generalize. On the other hand, others have written here about using sights in stressful situations. And some may have more training and practice using their sights than you do.
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