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S&W Shield

Discussion in 'Guns & Shooting' started by Bridgeburner, May 4, 2017.

  1. Bridgeburner

    Bridgeburner LIGHT YOUR BONFIRES

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    The modern grip being taught in classes right now is almost uncomfortable at first. If you take your support hand and extend it like you are going to shake hands and then dip it down until your thumb is pointing forward it's unnatural, but effective. For me it's second nature now.

    I've noticed switching to different triggers I'll often have to slow down and refocus on my grip. The smallest change can make the biggest difference. Good luck man.
     



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  2. Yankee Traveler

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    My Performance center Shield shoots very comfortably, very little kick or rise.
    It is a bit thinner than would prefer, but that makes it more concealable.
    My boss has a XD mod 2 subcompact. I like the thickness for shooting, but it is a bit less concealable. And heavier if that matter to you or your wife.
    Shoots nice though.
     
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    Believe it or not thats a indicator for officers. Anyone touching their side repeatedly.

    I went to a Ruger .357 revolver. You really notice a change in weight.
     
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    It's an indicator for me as well. It's one of the tells taught in most training.

    Did you go with the LCR or the SP series?
     
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    LCR .357.

    I punch holes in paper with .38s and load .357 for CCW.

    I got away from Ruger years ago when they came out with the P series semi-autos. Bulky and uncomfortable. But liked the hammerless revolver.