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Old 06-25-2013, 02:00 AM   #21
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You could try putting more trigger finger around the trigger. It's what I have to do with every hand gun I pick up, especially guns with a long double action pull.

But your group is good, judging by a 100 round group, so simply adjusting your sights like has already been mentioned might be a better route.

It would be a great idea to get a critique on your stance like your talking about doing. Simply pointing the toes on one foot at a slight angle can make a world of difference, good or bad.
This would be the first thing to try. If you have a gun with a laser sight it becomes much easier to see the difference this makes. There are targets which list the symptoms, and yours would be listed as "too little finger"
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Do you hold the gun like this?

Do you avoid these?

And which sight image are you using?
Yes I avoid holding the gun like that. I hold it like the first picture. And my sight picture is between 2 and 3. I was at 2, but I was shooting night.

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This would be the first thing to try. If you have a gun with a laser sight it becomes much easier to see the difference this makes. There are targets which list the symptoms, and yours would be listed as "too little finger"
I'll try that too. I didn't think that there was this many variables.
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...There are targets which list the symptoms, and yours would be listed as "too little finger"
Yup. I had linked to a thread with the right-handed target like that, but I can't find a lefty anymore.
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Yup. I had linked to a thread with the right-handed target like that, but I can't find a lefty anymore.
Flip it over.
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Do you hold the gun like this?

Do you avoid these?

And which sight image are you using?
That is old fashioned by today's standards.
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If your friends can't hit anything, it won't help to have them shoot your gun. But have you tried shooting theirs? If you hit in the same place with several guns, it's probably you. If you're in the center with the others, it's your gun.

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If your friends can't hit anything, it won't help to have them shoot your gun. But have you tried shooting theirs? If you hit in the same place with several guns, it's probably you. If you're in the center with the others, it's your gun.
When I tried shooting my friends sig sauer I shot low. But I have never shot with a double action before.
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That is old fashioned by today's standards.
Video Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3a5Qth5BPRk
I'll have to try that at the range next time and see if I improve. (Kidding)
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When I tried shooting my friends sig sauer I shot low. But I have never shot with a double action before.
Single actions and double actions are completely different to shoot. A double action will have a much heavier trigger pull, and if your grip isn't secure you will (may) pull the gun away from it's target. I always shot revolvers as single shot, and when I finally bought my first DAO pistol I could barely hit the target. Grip, finger placement and of coures sight orientation is all much more important with DA pistols.
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