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How do you grip your revolver? Like this video?
« on: August 24, 2016, 06:42:51 PM »
  Do you like the way he suggests to do it?



I should try a couple of different ways of doing it. I personally keep my digits away from the gap or cylinder.

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Re: How do you grip your revolver? Like this video?
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2016, 07:06:01 PM »
I'd say the technique he's teaching is sound.   ;D
Just Google cylinder gap injuries to find many examples of the damage the gasses blasting out between the cylinder gap and forcing cone on a revolver can do.  Mythbusters, Hickok45 and many, many others have done pieces and segments documenting what happens.   

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Re: How do you grip your revolver? Like this video?
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2016, 07:13:17 PM »
Pistol, thumbs forward, pointing at the target.

Revolver, thumbs tucked, pointed at the ground.

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Re: How do you grip your revolver? Like this video?
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2016, 08:49:42 PM »
The main thing with revolvers is cylinder gap, nothing in front of that area as the gasses can cut you...But you knew that!
He does cover the bases well...

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Re: How do you grip your revolver? Like this video?
« Reply #4 on: September 30, 2016, 09:53:04 PM »
When I see Jerry Miculek grip his Revolver like this, then maybe, just maybe.....
So tell me again how Trump will be worse then the last 8 years !

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Re: How do you grip your revolver? Like this video?
« Reply #5 on: October 01, 2016, 04:09:13 AM »
Here's Jerry's take:


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Re: How do you grip your revolver? Like this video?
« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2016, 05:52:12 AM »
A long time ago, I was taught to have my weak hand thumb wrapped over top of my strong hand. Of course, that went out the window, and never returned, once semi-autos came into the picture.
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Re: How do you grip your revolver? Like this video?
« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2016, 12:57:29 PM »
Frame size and grip size and hand size all come into play when gripping the revolver. As long as you're fast and delivering hits your method is good enough...

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Re: How do you grip your revolver? Like this video?
« Reply #8 on: October 16, 2016, 06:19:41 PM »
Here's Jerry's take:

Thanks for the post IC
Interesting how he switches his grip, with each different Grip style he encounters
So tell me again how Trump will be worse then the last 8 years !

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Re: How do you grip your revolver? Like this video?
« Reply #9 on: October 18, 2016, 04:55:41 PM »
 
I should try a couple of different ways of doing it. I personally keep my digits away from the gap or cylinder.

Everybody's hands are different. Try many different methods.



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Re: How do you grip your revolver? Like this video?
« Reply #10 on: October 25, 2016, 05:03:47 PM »
I don't shoot a revolver anymore-sold it, miss it, LOL.  But I hold my 1911 the same way he's showing, oddly enough.  Except on a full frame like my 1911, my left index finger is actually kind of resting on the trigger guard.  It feels good to me, and while my right arm is out, I put a tad bit of pressure pulling my right arm towards me with my left arm.  I never quite liked my left hand kind of under my right hand. 

I shoot better than most of the people I shoot with, but I think it is whatever suits you the best, and feels right, might even change with different guns. 

Kind of off topic, but not really..... when I shoot my M1A with a scope, I sometimes flip up the butt plate, it almost instantly locked up my stance and tightened my groups.  I felt stupid as hell doing this, until I posted this "trick" on a forum.... turns out tons of guys do it, LOL!!!  It's just not common, well, because what other rifle has a butt plate?  Bottom line, do whatever feels best and gets results!!   ....in a safe manner of course.