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Improve Grip Strength and Improve Your Shooting Accuracy

Many times I have heard people (gun store employees, instructors, shooters) say that women don’t have the hand strength to rack a slide, they should try a revolver. Really? A slide averages about 18 pounds of pull to rack it, that is with your whole hand. A Double Action revolver trigger is often around 12 pounds of pull, with the tip of one finger. I’ll take the slide, please! My hand gets tired pulling the trigger on a revolver. But what can you do? First, ensure you have the right position, gun in close to the chest, support hand cupped over the top of the slide, and use a push Read More >>

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