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Old 09-22-2011, 10:29 PM   #1
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Default Broken right hand ,,, suggestions?

Hey, folks ... crashed my mountain bike last week an broke my right hand (among other more serious injuries) and wonder what to do about my "gun hand"?

With the cast on my hand with my ring and pinky finger pulled forward, I can't grip a gun in my right hand.

I'm learning to type fairly quickly, tho.

Any suggestions about "off hand" learning? Or, orther ideas? Maybe just heal up .. but, that doesn't bode well for protection, eh.

Thanx for the ideas.
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Old 09-22-2011, 11:28 PM   #2
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Well other than its a great time to work on your weak hand draw and fire drills. No idea's other than just get started.
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Get a shotgun in case the Zombies show up before your HEALED
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Now seems like a good time to practice on ur offhand shooting. This is a real world situation, something may happen in a SHTF situation where ur forced to use ur offhand. U may break ur gun hand fighting off a BG or BG may shoot u in ur arm.. Watever the reason its always good to know tht if u have to use ur offhand,tht u can still use ur firearm and stop a threat
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I would take this time to practice with your other hand. It never hurts to be able to a pistol well with either hand.
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Stop riding your mountain bike if you want to shoot.

Stop shooting if you want to ride your mountain bike.
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Stop riding your mountain bike if you want to shoot.

Stop shooting if you want to ride your mountain bike.
I wonder if he'll come back to read the thoughtful replies to his 2 year old post? I wonder if his hand has healed or if the zombies got him?
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I've found that I shoot as accurately with my off hand...just slower. I'm sure the "slow" factor has a lot to do with it, as I tend to take my time and get it right the first time.

If you actively carry or even lean on a handgun for home defense, you really should be competent with both hands. These current circumstances will force your hand a bit (the left, that is), which you have the opportunity to turn into a silver lining.

Best wishes on healing up quickly. I do a bit of single-track riding myself, and I'm an expert crash-artist.
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I wonder if he'll come back to read the thoughtful replies to his 2 year old post? I wonder if his hand has healed or if the zombies got him?
LMAO, thts how he wrecked the bike, running from the zombies
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I wonder if he'll come back to read the thoughtful replies to his 2 year old post? I wonder if his hand has healed or if the zombies got him?
I figure he'll read it some time in July..........2013.
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