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Release = bitten by trigger guard???

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by dsdickson, May 8, 2013.

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  1. dsdickson

    dsdickson Member

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    Just went to a release, now I'm getting bit (middle finger) by the trigger guard. Anyone else experience this phenomenon? Any cures? Seems worse the first few shots in a round and then I tend to forget about it; I might instinctively tighten my grip to compensate. Derek
     
  2. Scott Johnson

    Scott Johnson Well-Known Member

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    Derek,
    It happens because you are releasing your middle finger with your trigger finger. I have to make a conscious effort to only release the trigger finger. To me it happens on second shot doubles once in a while. I just make sure I am gripping the pistol grip area well with my middle finger. Practice releasing just your trigger finger, it makes a difference. YMMV Scott
     
  3. RickN

    RickN Well-Known Member

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    Scott has good info.

    A set back trigger seems to help also.

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  4. motordoctor

    motordoctor Shoji Tabuchi in Branson

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    beretta 682 with release does that to me but my other gun 303--does not
     
  5. Bob Griffith

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    I think you are releasing your whole grip & not just your trigger finger. I do this on occasion. Keep a tight grip with the rest of the hand & just let the trigger finger go!
     
  6. dsdickson

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    Hey guys, thanks for taking time to respond and the useful info. My trigger is set full forward now & I'll see what happens when moved back. Thanks again. Derek
     
  7. 320090T

    320090T Well-Known Member

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    This will fix your problem.
     
  8. dsdickson

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    Thanks 320090T for the link. Moved my trigger back half way and this made a significant difference. Enough to run 50 in a league shoot tonight. Derek
     
  9. JJM

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    Go to your local auto parts store and buy a tube of black form a gasket- ATV.
    About $4.00 will do about ten guns. Put it on the back of the guard,
    two small rows wait a while and you can shape it with your finger. Let it setup over night, can be removed with no damage to the guard.
    Joe
     
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