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I would like to suggest noting that McCree's primary fire can crit (headshot, or Bastion's back, etc), while secondary fire can not. So there's no reason to try to flash/fan headshots when you can flash/fan center-mass and get more reliable damage output.

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I honestly believe that the primary shot is better at any range, due to the possibility to change target once your primiary target is dead. One flashbang followed up by a primary headshot will kill any squishy, and leave you with 5 more bullets to interact with other enemies that might be coming your way.

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On 2/1/2017 at 9:58 AM, Slegga said:

I honestly believe that the primary shot is better at any range, due to the possibility to change target once your primiary target is dead. One flashbang followed up by a primary headshot will kill any squishy, and leave you with 5 more bullets to interact with other enemies that might be coming your way.

It is, for sure. The guide is outdated in that respect - with the nerfs to FtH, you basically will just flash, double tap and kill most heroes. For tanks, you will need to be more careful.

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