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Trigger Guard bumping middle figure

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by griffonexpress, Dec 30, 2009.

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  1. griffonexpress

    griffonexpress TS Member

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    I'm having problems with the trigger guard bumping my middle finger, so much that it is causing a knot on the joint of my middle finger. I think I remember a thread on here that talked about a rubber guard that goes behind the trigger guard to help prevent trigger bump. Does anyone remember the thread, or where I might find one??
    Thanks

    Griffonexpress
     
  2. MTA Tom

    MTA Tom Active Member

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  3. griffonexpress

    griffonexpress TS Member

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    Thanks MTA Tom that's what I was looking for.

    Griffonexpress
     
  4. Barry C. Roach

    Barry C. Roach Well-Known Member

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    You'll be sorry. Think about the logic of bringing the rear of the trigger guard closer to your finger. You have to get your hand further back on the stock thus further away from the trigger guard. Good Luck.
     
  5. CalvinMD

    CalvinMD Well-Known Member

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    THeres always the option of amputation...that middle finger would probably get you in trouble "saluting somebody" one anyhow
     
  6. JACK

    JACK Well-Known Member Supporting Vendor

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    Don't listen to the Calvin guy, as he is just a "Medicine Man".
     
  7. phirel

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    Pad the trigger guard, pad your finger or grip the gun tighter.

    Pat Ireland
     
  8. redhawk44

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    I have this problem with a 20 ga. Cynergy. The reason in my case is that I do not pull the gun into my shoulder tight at all. I have found that if I mount the gun loosely to the shoulder, I have much less tendency to flinch.

    Now with me, the flinch is nothing more than premature dismounting of the gun.

    I don't know why holding it loosely helps, but it does, and I am willing to accept the thump on the finger to reduce the flinching.
     
  9. Frank C

    Frank C Well-Known Member

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    Just curious, do you wear shooting gloves?
     
  10. shannon391

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    I had this same problem with a 682 combo.

    Tom Smith watched me shoot 3 shells, then he removed a tiny shaving of wood from the grip area, solving problem. {took him about 5 minutes to analyze and correct].

    I tried tape and bumpers.
     
  11. Bill Hom

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    I have short fat fingers, had a hard kicking Winchester 101 that was brutal on my middle finger. A gunsmith friend reshaped the trigger guard - sort of resembles a Ruger Super Blackhawk 44 mag trigger guard. Problem solved. Still got rid of that kicking SOB. Bill Hom
     
  12. Barry C. Roach

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    What kind of gun are you shooting that bumps the bird?
     
  13. atexaspete

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    The grip radius is too tight. Needs to be opened up and reshaped. I pay close attention to the way my customers grip the stock and shape the grip radius accordingly on the stocks I make.
    Mike
     
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