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After figuring out why my gun kept jamming , slide lock spring came out cause the slide to lock on every shot, I went to the range this morning. Gun shot flawless! I'm still fairly new so I had a buddy with who helped with stance, grip and sighting and I am pretty proud of my shots. Had a few away from the group so he could see what I was doing and placed most together. Hope you can see the picture but what do you think of my shots? Still seem to put most to the left of center.
 

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Work on your trigger finger. Breathe and squeeze.
 

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Thanks. I'm getting better with practice especially compared to when I first started. Would like to go more often but waiting for ammo to come back locally.
 

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Left of center is normal for a right handed person. Just have to practice pulling the trigger with ony the pad of your finger. But other than that excelent shooting!
 

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good shooting. what distance? yes, as was mentioned, trigger control is key. after you get that down you can work on a few other techniques.
 

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10 yards was the distance. When you say pad of the finger do you mean like if you were doing a finger print? I just picked my gun up and put my finger on the trigger , did a safety check, and I noticed I pull the trigger with the first crease of my finger. Hope that makes sense. Does using your pad give you more control and if so can you explain why?

Forgot to add, a friend told me to practice in the house with techniques dry firing. What is your opinion on dry firing and should I get some snap caps to practice with?
 

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Dont use the crease in your finger, but the actual finger pad itself...When using the pad of your finger you pull straight back..Using the crease in your finger tends to pull the gun off center and usually is more jerky than a smooth pull of your finger pad.. .Snapcaps = use them for dry firing!
 

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trooperc7 got what I meant by pad of your finger. Using the first crease of your finger might feel naturally comfortable but can compromise accuracy. When using the first crease it causes the gun to pull left as the finger curls back. It may feel uncomfortable at first but with practice, shooting with the finger pad is easier to get the repeatable accuracy you want.
 

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Glad to see it was an easy fix! Good shooting!
Also if I may add a piece of advice given to me by my CCL instructor - it goes along with what was said already.
Not only should you use the center of the pad on your finger, but keep the last joint straight so that the two final bones of your finger move together. When it is in shooting position, your trigger finger makes an "L" shape. The main movement is between the first two joints of the finger. This isolates the movement and helps reduce the lateral movement caused by shooting with the trigger in the last joint or with the pad when the last joint is bent. This is not from me, but from an instructor with over 30 years of law enforcement and firearms instruction. It helped my shooting - I hope it helps yours too.
Once more good shooting, and what a great little shooter the Millennium G2 is! I really like mine!
 

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Also what helps with the finger comfort is adjusting your grip. Take a look at the sticky about shooting compacts. Its what opened up my eyes to my grip and the issues it was causing.

It feels very unnatural at first also, but with time and practice increased my accuracy greatly.
 

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Well I went to the range again this morning and tried some different techniques but still shooting left. Will say they are all pretty much center just left. Did manage to hit the bullseye somehow. ... lol. Not going to lie I am a little frustrated always shooting left but I know in time I'll figure out what I'm doing. Oh and btw that shot with the red circle is what happens when a guy shoots a 44 Magnum next to you. Made me jump a bit.
 

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Not bad shooting. I am still shooting low and left myself. It forms a diagonal pattern to the bullseye. Would rather have yours and just adjust the sights.
 
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