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is this where we keep the guns? (Original Post) OffWithTheirHeads Dec 2011 OP
I keep my guns -- Tuesday Afternoon Dec 2011 #1
indeed ge26252se Feb 2012 #11
thank you MIRT!! awesome job!!!! Tuesday Afternoon Feb 2012 #12
Depends on the topic. ManiacJoe Dec 2011 #2
Thanks for the clarification. moriah Dec 2011 #3
This would be the correct group/forum for that. ManiacJoe Dec 2011 #4
I would suggest a good (I'm partial to S&W) double action revolver, if you are using something else. Callisto32 Dec 2011 #5
I enjoy S&W revolvers, But Buzz cook Dec 2011 #6
Indeed. Callisto32 Dec 2011 #7
Thanks for the tip about balancing the coin. AnotherMcIntosh May 2012 #13
Another method you can try ToolMaker Dec 2011 #8
sensible topic sunyoyo Feb 2012 #9
I keep ours in a safe unless either my Loving Wife and /or myself are wearing one. oneshooter Feb 2012 #10

Tuesday Afternoon

(56,912 posts)
1. I keep my guns --
Tue Dec 6, 2011, 11:00 PM
Dec 2011

click on Justice and Public Safety and the pull down will show (among other groups) Gun Control & RKBA


(10,136 posts)
2. Depends on the topic.
Wed Dec 7, 2011, 08:01 PM
Dec 2011

Politics, policy, self defense, crime : "gun control and RKBA" forum/group

Hunting, shooting sports : "outdoor life" forum/group


(8,311 posts)
3. Thanks for the clarification.
Sun Dec 11, 2011, 03:45 AM
Dec 2011

I thought this was the place to talk about, for example, overcoming my flinch (taking CorneredCat's suggestion and working with snap caps).


(10,136 posts)
4. This would be the correct group/forum for that.
Sun Dec 11, 2011, 04:01 AM
Dec 2011

Snap caps are a good way to cut down on flinching.


(2,997 posts)
5. I would suggest a good (I'm partial to S&W) double action revolver, if you are using something else.
Sun Dec 11, 2011, 08:54 AM
Dec 2011

These are really the handguns that teach you to shoot handguns, you just have to resist the temptation to cock the hammer.

Once you learn how to manage the long, heavy trigger of a DA revolver, you'll go back to your other weapons with a knowledge of trigger control you would never before have thought you could have achieved. (I'm going to let that sentence stand in its first draft as a monument to its own awkwardness....)

Buzz cook

(2,469 posts)
6. I enjoy S&W revolvers, But
Sun Dec 11, 2011, 01:43 PM
Dec 2011

A double action trigger does not in itself help with flinching.

As mentioned sticking in a snap cap at random will help reveal a flinch. Dry firing or using snap caps will help cure flinching.

Putting a coin on your gun and dry firing while trying to keep the coin from falling is another good way.

Getting a laser while dry fireing, trying to keep the laser steady,

Using a .22 to learn trigger control.

Last but not least getting good ear protection helps prevent and cure flinching. Because often it is the flash and bang that causes the flinvh, not the felt recoil.


(27 posts)
8. Another method you can try
Wed Dec 14, 2011, 07:58 AM
Dec 2011

Next time you are at the range, hang a target and do some dry fire practice. after three PERFECT dry fire shots in a row, load one round and fire. Then to back to dry fire mode until you achieve three more PERFECT dry fires in a row. Repeat until every first shot of your dry fire practice is perfect, then try a full magazine/cylinder.

I prefer this method as it mixes dry fire with live rounds with no surprises. This helps teach your body what a properly executed shot feels like. In my experience, it has been more effective than the "ball and dummy" drill hat many people use.


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