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    Went to the Range. It has been about 30 years.

    Went to the range this weekend. It has been about 30 years since I have fired anything. Took new 24/7 OSS DS 9mm and wife took her new Public defender.
    Overall it was good. I was using Winchester 115gr FMJ (had 3 FTF), Remington and 115gr JHP. When I aim for bullseye I always hit low and left. Could this be the way I am gripping or something or could it be my sights. The attached pic's are from 25 yrds and 15 yrds. Regardless I had a good time. My wife liked plastering my target with her #4 shot.
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    Welcome and you did pretty good for not shooting for 30 years. And low left is a comon complaint thats normally corrected by the shooter. I'll post a aid that may help but at the range you were shooting I would say well done, Click on the pic to make it larger.
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    Nice training aid. Thanks for sharing.

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    Nice shooting for not having shot for 30 years J

    Anticipating recoil will result in tightening your grip and jerking/slapping the trigger just as you start to pull the trigger, resulting in shooting low and to the left per your target. L

    I know as this is what happens to me if I haven’t shot for a period of time. My fix is to take a somewhat firm two handed grip “and” I put my right “pinky” finger between my 3rd & 4th left hand fingers (try not to grip with it, just let it hang loose) and gently squeeze with my right 2nd & 3rd fingers only, while taking a firmer grip with my left hand, (pulling rearward with the left hand and pushing forward with your right hand), then concentrate on “slooowly” squeezing the trigger.
    After running a several mag loads of ammo thru it, I return a normal two handed grip.

    This modified Weaver Stance Works for me “most” of the time. J

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    (I copied this from another forum, I hope it’s OK to post it here)

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    Explain the Weaver Stance by Dan*Smith
    Right handed, you stand with your body turned about 20 to 30 deg's away from the target toward your strong side. The right arm is straight (if you can) and the left is bent at the elbow and supports the strong arm.
    There is kind of a push pull, the strong arms pushes into the weak hand and the weak hand supports the gun toward the rear.
    The idea on turning slightly away from the target is to also present a smaller target.
    I find that this position VS the straight shoulders facing the target gives much better support and just feels better.

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    Welcome and good shooting I'm sure it felt good to knock off some of that rust. Don't wait another 30 years you may not have the eyes or the strength any more by then to see the target much less pull the trigger lol.
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    Welcome from N Carolina!!! Glad you're back into shooting!!!

 

 
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