trigger finger placement. Does it matter?

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As for how little finger you want - if I switch to shooting a gun w a trigger safety, I have to make a deliberate effort to put my finger far enough on the trigger to release the safety.
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In book of the revolver, Grant Cunningham advocates "B" for revolvers -- and to think of a complete stroke cycle in and out, not a squeeze and release. Analogy he uses is rowing. It relates to his recommended smooth, narrow trigger.
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blackeagle603 wrote:In book of the revolver, Grant Cunningham advocates "B" for revolvers -- and to think of a complete stroke cycle in and out, not a squeeze and release. Analogy he uses is rowing. It relates to his recommended smooth, narrow trigger.
Yeah, that's the general rule I've been taught for double action.

However, some good revolver shooters I know that compete where precision matter uses a slightly different technique, though they still use B. They pull back hard until they feel the break point, then they stop briefly and stabilizes the sights before breaking the shot. It takes a lot of practice, but when learned they'll shoot double action just as accurate as single action, and much faster.
The guy I mentioned that used the C method uses the tip of his finger on the frame to find the break point of the trigger, which he says is even faster and much safer. I've seen him do it, and he is very fast and accurate, but it's a lot of practice involved in it.

Personally, I still use single action and the A method when shooting revolvers, unless I get pressed for time. In that case I use B and pull through in one motion, but I'm not very good at it. Incidentally, that's also how I shoot Glocks.
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I really need to get rest and stop taking the nerve painpills. I thought the title here was "trigger finger REplacement, does it work?" :shock: :shock:
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<----- Another "B for revolvers, A for pretty much everything else" shooter.
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It is whatever you are consistent with
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