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Old 05-17-2013, 07:33 PM   #11
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I have found that my Sig hits right at point of aim, while Glocks and 1911s hit a bit high. This requires a 6 o'clock hold on the black of a bullseye target with the Glock and 1911s, while I place the front sight of the Sig right in the center of the black.

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Old 05-17-2013, 07:37 PM   #12
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I have found that my Sig hits right at point of aim, while Glocks and 1911s hit a bit high. This requires a 6 o'clock hold on the black of a bullseye target with the Glock and 1911s, while I place the front sight of the Sig right in the center of the black.
For my Sig P226 and HK USP, you cover the target with your front sight. They are designed with combat target acquisition in mind. Quick point and shoot. My Sig only as a line down the middle of the back sight, which quickly lines up with front sight. Still, I do not even use my back sights unless I am shooting longer distance. The glock 17 I use to own(I was young and naive) and my Colt 1911(which I miss a lot), you place the sights at six o'clock. Most comp. sights too. Each gun is different, so it is best to inquire to see if it meets your preferred aiming style.
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Old 05-17-2013, 09:19 PM   #14
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Yeah. It may be a combo of possible grip issues mixed in with the practical application of using the different sites. Understanding each site type and knowing the most effective usage for you is key. Learn how you are hitting when aiming and adjust your site alignment to correct for poi per actual point of aim.

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Are the three trigger actions the same? DAO?

Isn't the Sig a DA/SA?

That could be the difference.
I think your train of thought is right on. My sig is my only DA trigger and the rest are SA. I think I'm used to DA triggers.
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So today I went and bought my first Glock. I got a Glock 23 Gen 4. I also was taking my M&P 45 and Sig P250 9mm out at well. I am constantly shooting high and to the right with my M&P 45 AND my Glock. With I shoot my Sig, in dead on target and there are no issues. I also own and M&P shield and I have the same problem with it. Any answers?
Without going into too much criticism or sarcasm, it sounds like you have a trigger finger placement issue, or a heavy finger. Different guns have different characteristics. It could also be a sight issue. Shoot from a rest and see if that helps. If you are dead on with a rest, then it's your finger placement. If the rest doesn't help, your sights may need adjusting.
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Dry fire practice will help. You can also use something called "ball and dummy" Get a few snap caps. Have a friend load the magazine behind your back. There should be at least one dummy to 5 or 6 live. Load and shoot. The problem will become readily apparent

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Proper instruction from a good instructor watching what you're doing will help. However, the standard answer is: proper platform, consistent grip, breath control, sight alignment, trigger press, follow through. It's always the variables BEHIND the trigger that cause the issues.

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So today I went and bought my first Glock. I got a Glock 23 Gen 4. I also was taking my M&P 45 and Sig P250 9mm out at well. I am constantly shooting high and to the right with my M&P 45 AND my Glock. With I shoot my Sig, in dead on target and there are no issues. I also own and M&P shield and I have the same problem with it. Any answers?
Well, yeah. KEEP the Sig, SELL the others...
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I noticed with DAO Guns(my two newer Rugers) that I pull slightly low & to the left. not to the point of being "out of the Black," but a little off center. My RSO who was a Marine Shooting Inst. and Range Master(E7-Gunny Sgt.) tells me it's a product of my "Trigger action" and how i'm gripping the weapon, because i'm used to SA(1911) and DA/SA("92") guns. I did have a few FTE's & FTF's at the beginning last year, but once I "caught" my "feel" of the Gun(The SR9) I had very good groups out to 10 Yds. and Fair to Good beyond that..
I'm not willing to have any work done(internally) to either Ruger, simply from what I have read here from folks is to get used to the trigger pull as another safety feature.
My concern now is finding enough Spare mags. for all of my Autoloader handguns, speed loaders for My wife(she has a few, just not enough) YMMV...

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