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Response to Whovian (Reply #4)

Tue Dec 25, 2012, 03:49 PM

6. not much time.

under 1 sec and you don't have to move out of your shooting position.

Not to mention, even with a semi-auto, the recoil forces you to have to re-acquire the "target".

Also, it seems what gave the shooter away partially was the noticable repitition of the gunshot sound. IF he had used a bolt action and the shot timing slower, would FF still have noticed it as quickly? I'm a volunteer FF myself and i have to tell you that when you arrive on the scene of an actual fire, no matter how well trained or experienced you are, you get some form of "tunnel vision".

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