Take your shot?
This is a discussion on Take your shot? within the Carry & Defensive Scenarios forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by 9MMare
IMO, the 'tunnel vision' thing is no more or no less likely than the reflexive tightening of the trigger finger. I ...
November 19th, 2011 05:35 PM
So, you would take the shot, with BG's finger on the trigger, if you had angle? Which angle would be ideal? Based on which caliber (I assume 9mm because of your screen name only)?
Originally Posted by 9MMare
How much movement/attention do we need on the part of the bad guy to give the clerk opportunity to duck and be out of the picture entirely?
Have you ever been under the effects of adrenaline? And if so, to what degree? There's a difference between adrenaline "Dump" and increased adrenaline in your system. I've "been there" with both. It's a marked difference.
I believe that any perp is likely to have some effects of it, to a greater or lesser degree, depending on his experience in these behaviors (high risk, fast paced; stop and robs or smash and grabs).
I don't believe that shooting a person with his finger on the trigger and attempting to direct his attention off the intended target are "a wash" regarding risk. It's only my opinion. But I am arguing for it. And have yet to see anyone with evidence that it's incorrect.
It could be worse!
November 21st, 2011 11:01 AM
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Originally Posted by oakchas
A 1911 is Not an obsession, it's simply a recognition that it's THE Gun. :-) All others are runner ups. And hey, if all else fails, aim for the nose and fling it to knock out your foe. Let's see y'all do that with a kel-Tec. ;-)
November 21st, 2011 08:22 PM
nothing in life in guaranteed..
Originally Posted by oakchas
people that carry FMJ for defense in any of these calibers are fools 9/40/10/45 JHP
DPX/gold dot/ranger T
why are they fools?... 1st lets look at the logic as to why they do..
1: JHPs "might" not expand ... ok.. so you will pick a bullet that 100% wont expand for 1 that "might" not?
2: it will punch through heavy winter clothing..... seriously?... find me a winter jacket that will make you bullet proof VS 9/40/10/45
3: it will feed better... sell your POS gun...
4: it will go through car doors better.. 1st, tell me the stats of civi's that get in gun battles VS cars... 2nd ..if you think you live someplace you might find your self in roaming gun fights VS cars, i suggest you move
hardly... bullets made for paper and people are totally different in damage effects..
Originally Posted by jonconsiglio
i have seen a point blank 9mm FMJ hit to a thigh that traveled through close to 14" if flesh that didnt require a single stitch... and was up walking the next day
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