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Starting with view of front sight

Discussion in 'GSSF' started by Ian, Feb 25, 2005.

  1. Ian

    Ian Millennium Member

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    In a defense scenario it is obvious that we need to look at the threat first.
    In competition, however, if we can cheat, we will. `p
    Therefore, is it not better to wait for the beep already looking at the front site, and then move eye with front sight to the plate?
     
  2. Fireglock

    Fireglock Which is worse?

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    Some like to look at the sights and come up to the target, some at the target and bring the sights up in line. It's not cheating, it's preperation. :)
     

  3. Custom Glock Racing

    Custom Glock Racing I did it first. Millennium Member

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    I look at the spot on the target or plate that I want to hit. If I have to pick up a gun off a table or something I will look at the gun, otherwise it always a specific spot ont he target.
     
  4. Ian

    Ian Millennium Member

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    Thanks.
    Matt, if shooting with a scope, looking at the target must be the way to go. But if you were to shoot with iron sights, and the gun was already in the low ready, might it not be quicker to be focusing on the front sight from the off (if we are watching the front sight anyway, even in recoil, and not the target)?
     
  5. Custom Glock Racing

    Custom Glock Racing I did it first. Millennium Member

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    I do what is explained above for any type of sights, iron or optic.
     
  6. DannyR

    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

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    I think every Master in GSSF directs his/her focus to the first target. They train to bring their pistol up on target, just as you train defensively.
     
  7. DaleGribble

    DaleGribble Sandwich!

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    I too look at the spot on the target that I want to hit!
     
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    FotoTomas Pure Polymer

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    I knew a guy once who would look at the sight with one eye and the target with the other. That was cool except when he was talking to you because one eye was always looking at someone else.
     
  10. Don At PC

    Don At PC Senior Member Millennium Member

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    Hey, Mike-----------Been in that "Aiming Fluid Already" ?;f ;f ;f
     
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    DaleGribble Sandwich!

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    Be wary of the man that only looks at you with one eye!



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  12. DEJ/FL

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    Especially if there is a FRONT SIGHT in front of it!;P ;Q ;) ;f

    Dan:cool:
     
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    Boss came back from Aberdeen with a bottle of single malt aiming fluid. Another friend gave be another version of single malt aiming fluid. I think it may be helping..............
     
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    FotoTomas Pure Polymer

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    That "Aiming Fluid" sounds a lot like the "Camera Cleaner" I used to use in my pro-photo days! :)
     
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    Aiming Fluid......Camera Cleaner, same thing!;)

    Dan:cool:
     
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    You mean there are targets out there!
     
  17. DEJ/FL

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    I said the same thing! Then I got some "shooting glasses" and low and behold.......there are targets out there and they have scoring rings on them!!!;Q

    Dan:cool:
     
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    I look at the front sight, briefly before the command, "Shooter standby.............." but when the buzzer goes off, I'm looking at the target where I want to hit and I bring the gun up to the height where I see the front sight and then I fire. Looking at the target has always been where my eye is focused prior to the buzzer when I shoot both iron sights and red dot sights.

    Thanks,
    Bobby
     
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    Damn, you guy's are all using sights on your stock guns, and all this time I thought you were just supposed to look along the top of the slide. ;Q ;Q ;Q
     
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