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Old 05-05-2012, 02:56 AM   #1
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I have great accuracy with my Smith & Wesson M&P 15-22. However, my aim sucks with my Ruger SR22 and with My husband's 9 mm and .40. Any tips to improve accuracy.....I shoot well with the Smith & Wesson because I can hold it close to my face but with a regular handgun I just am not making the correct adjustments.

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Old 05-05-2012, 02:59 AM   #2
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squeeze the trigger smoothly ,not pull , concentrate on the object your shooting , practice dry firing it and see if your flinching , Practice, practice, practice thats the only way to get more proficient with it

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squeeze the trigger smoothly ,not pull , concentrate on the object your shooting , practice dry firing it and see if your flinching , Practice, practice, practice thats the only way to get more proficient with it
My problem is that I anticipate the recoil and I definitely pull instead of squeeze. It frustrates me though that even withvmy SR22 I do the same thing even though there isn't really any recoil. I am going to keep practicing.
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Yep, practice. Dry fire is about the best. With though dry firing, the shoot truly will surprise the hell out of you. Stick to the fundamentals.

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Remember this, "Let the gun fire, don't make it fire." If every time the trigger breaks it's a surprise, there will never be a flinch.

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As you can see I use mine frequently. Actually I have made a game of chambering one and while watching evening TV I practice my trigger break and sight picture by shooting actors on screen. The more the show sucks, the more practice I get in. It's great therapy!


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Remember this, "Let the gun fire, don't make it fire." If every time the trigger breaks it's a surprise, there will never be a flinch.

Zombiegirl do yourself a favor and get some of these;


As you can see I use mine frequently. Actually I have made a game of chambering one and while watching evening TV I practice my trigger break and sight picture by shooting actors on screen. The more the show sucks, the more practice I get in. It's great therapy!
My husband actually bought some of these a while back for himself. I will have to get some too. I love going to the range but would love to be accurate with all of our guns. Thanks!
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I just ordered a set in 9 & 45. Plastic ones didn't work well...

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a thought.

Instead of snap caps, my frugal @$$ uses spent cases for dry fire practice.

Dry fire practice makes a WORLD of difference. At least it did for me.

Just sight your target...something stationary across the room, SQUEEZE the trigger, make sure you still have the same sight picture...repeat.

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Trying to teach firearms technique over the web is like trying to learn how to fly via email.

Best advise is find a good instructor in your area.

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Any tips will help, since everybody probably has gone through the same situations when first shooting. She does flinch when shooting. I did when I first started shooting. It seems that I've worked through it some how. Here and there I have a tendency to still have it!

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