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Old 09-13-2013, 11:48 PM   #11
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I recommend practice. Your hands will toughen up a bit, you don't need huge callouses to use the gun. I love these for hand strength: http://www.prohands.net/ Wow, a company that actually advertises their product may help with shooting... Can be used in many ways for grip, even trigger presses.

As far as shooting gloves, I have used these: http://www.skdtac.com/PIG-Full-Dexterity-Tactical-FDT-Alpha-Glove-p/pig.700.htm they might work with smaller hands. They work as advertised, lots of dexterity, but they do not last very long.
The gloves look bulky. If theyre too thick my hands wont be able to grasp each other while also holding the handgun. Idk if you understand what im trying to describe lol.
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The gloves look bulky. If theyre too thick my hands wont be able to grasp each other while also holding the handgun. Idk if you understand what im trying to describe lol.
Are you interlocking your fingers or wrapping one hand over the other? The latter is generally considered better for comfort and control.
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I own a larger-framed (big boned) Ruger revolver, the GP-100 in .38/.357. It is one of my favorite plinking/target shooting handguns. It cost me ~$400 new. It has large squishy grips from the factory, for hours of comfy shooting, though I have some smaller better-looking grips for non-high volume shooting.

If you enjoy shooting, you owe it to yourself to rent a revolver just to try it out. You can even wear a cowboy hat if you wish.
Lol!!! And cowboy boots.
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Another tip is to use both hands to move the slide: push forward with the hand gripping the grip as you pull back with the hand gripping the slide. It takes less of each arm's muscle and might cut down on the friction on that slide hand.

I corrected some of my grip problems with videos on youtube; youtube won't smack you over the head like a redneck relative will.


BTW, as you may be aware, Billy the Kid was known for slipping cuffs due to his large wrists and small hands.

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The gloves are pretty thin, I can load magazines wearing them. You would only need to wear the support hand glove if you are just having trouble manipulating the slide. But not really going to work well if you use the gun for any thing other than the range.

I still would go with building up a little more hand strength. But don't make a fun thing painful! If you need gloves for extended shooting, get some. Maybe a golf glove?

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For pistol grips with better purchase try Pachmayr or Eagle grips. Also you may want to strengthen your grip. I use Grip Master "heavy" 7 lbs. you would probably prefer medium or light. Just increase the reps.
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Football glover work great for shooting. Really gives you a good positive grip on any gun.
Its almost like have tacky glue on your hands. I also use them with shotguns and rifles.

Try it, you will like it

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I prefer girly hands you should try a different gun

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Are you interlocking your fingers or wrapping one hand over the other? The latter is generally considered better for comfort and control.
No interlock. Im wrapping one hand over the other and thumb over thumb.
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Football glover work great for shooting. Really gives you a good positive grip on any gun.
Its almost like have tacky glue on your hands. I also use them with shotguns and rifles.

Try it, you will like it
Oh yea i do like em. I just didnt want to be the only weired one using them to shoot at the range lol! Im torn between 2 diff football gloves, diff design and grip.
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