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Old April 21st, 2017, 07:27 AM #31
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Thank you sir, I get it now.

Was starting to suspect something like that being the issue.

I find many people like us, have the same issue but with different guns. I think it's mostly just a natural pointing issue, some have slightly more issue pointing some guns. Other guns seem to naturally point better for some, not others.
Hickok has a video on that. A guns pointing and accuracy is not necessarily the gun, but the user.
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Old April 21st, 2017, 07:35 AM #32
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Walther PPS is a great option as well.
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Someone else pointed out the Sig P320 compact. I take the FCU from the fullsize frame and slide drop, then that FCU gets dropped into the sub-compact frame and install the compact slide and barrel. It usually take less than a minute.
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Old April 21st, 2017, 08:13 AM #34
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The Sig p320sc is larger than the Shield or XDs. I have both a 320sc and 320 c, G42 and Shield. I find I can conceal all well when wearing a jacket (suit or sports coat). But, when all I have is an untucked shirt the p320 becomes hard to conceal. From a pure comfort perspective the g42/g43 is much easier to carry. The shield is too big for me to pocket carry comfortably. I am 6'1" and 240lbs.
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Check out the Ruger LC9s. I absolutely LOVE mine! But whatever you decide, rent a variety first to see what you shoot naturally. I'm so glad I did when I was looking for 9mm compact and was seriously looking at the Shield. I really liked the Shield a LOT. But couldn't hit the broad side of a barn with it. Checked out the LC9s and everything just was perfect. You may find just the opposite but better to know by trying before shelling out the bucks to find out it isn't the right fit. Just my $.02.


btw... it isn't a Ruger vs S&W thing for me. I have a M&P9 (full size) and it works better for me than the SR9 I used to have.
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Thank you sir, I get it now.

Was starting to suspect something like that being the issue.

I find many people like us, have the same issue but with different guns. I think it's mostly just a natural pointing issue, some have slightly more issue pointing some guns. Other guns seem to naturally point better for some, not others.
For me, the USP series is like pointing my finger. This is also why I'm not a Glock fanboy- they don't point even close for me.
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If I draw, bring the gun up on target and aim, I find I'm aiming high and have to "push" the barrel down.

It's my anatomy and it's a real shame, because the Shield is not a big deal, but 1911's just are not easy for me to shoot. Never a problem with any CZ.
Strange that you have the same problem with both Glocks and 1911s. As they have different grip angles.
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Strange that you have the same problem with both Glocks and 1911s. As they have different grip angles.
Crazy that people have these grip angle problems taking shots from 7 yards away.
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I don't find much issue, but it's interesting, and a lot of people talk about this 'grip angle'. Some love the 1911 grip angle, others the Glock, or whatever.

At typical defensive shooting distances, I don't think it matters much.


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