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Old 06-02-2011, 03:28 AM   #11
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There is a trigger kit available that shortens the pull of the trigger and makes it a lot easier to shoot. No flinching or anticipating when your pistol is going to fire. Powder river Precision has a variety of kits that are priced very reasonable. One thing too consider is if you are not confident to do the work definately have a gunsmith do it for you. I reduced my trigger pull to about half of what is was.



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Mike,

If you are consistently shooting low and to the left, about 8 o'clock on a clock face, and you are a right handed shooter, you are either slapping the trigger, or much more likely, you are tightening the fingers around the front of the grip anticipating the recoil. If you are left-handed you are probably tightening your entire grip for the same reason.

In either case some relaxation is in order. Concentrate on slow rates of fire with every shot coming as a surprise. As you gain control you can gradually speed up your rate of fire. This should take a few trips to the range to accomplish. You will not be able to break a bad habit in one afternoon.

Good luck to you, and have fun. It's a great little gun.

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Doc makes a very good point in saying that this is something that will take a few trips to the range to cure. Also I'm more than certain that this has been said, but just in case:relax, don't anticipate, squeeze the trigger, don't yank it. May sound dumb, but ensure that you are firing with your dominant eye. Ensure that your grip on the weapon isn't too tight, and try a higher grip on it too.

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