You can have it "combat cut", which is supposed to improve the gripping process. However, I have no trouble with mine, especially after it "broke in".
Call Crossbreed and speak to them about it. Their customer service is second to none.
Still happily answering to the call-sign Peetza.
The problem, as you so eloquently put it, is choice.
He is no fool who gives what he can not keep to gain what he can not lose.
-Jim Eliott, paraphrasing Philip Henry.