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Old March 26, 2012, 06:59 PM   #1
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Point and shoot

I recently watched a video on youtube with a guy using his middle finger to pull the trigger and index finger to point. Does anyone think this is the best method? Should I practice like that or keep using my index finger and just point my index before I embrace the trigger?

Which method do the police use?

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Old March 26, 2012, 07:05 PM   #2
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Keeping using your index finger...As far as which does the police use? They all use their index finger. If this is the video that I am thinking of, by the same person who spouts this, please take it with a huge grain of salt please...

The one exception I ever saw was a person who had lost his index finger (most of it anyway) in an accident, he was able to adapt and overcome.
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Old March 26, 2012, 07:14 PM   #3
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Not a very good idea with long fingers and a revolver.
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Old March 26, 2012, 08:10 PM   #4
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I also seen on tv once a man who was born with no arms held gun with feet and shot that way. I also wouldn't shoot that way unless I had too.
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Old March 26, 2012, 09:47 PM   #5
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Asked, answered, done.

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