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I do like the 1911 and High Power. I'm also very partial to my Glock pistols. A someone who until the past year owned several pistols and shot a little, I've become much more serious about training. Other than the single action automatic I've found my amateur shooting skills looked much better after I purchased my first Glock (up to 5 now). I credit the improvement to that terrible Glock trigger we all here about and the way those Glock set in your hand. Its not single action but the short reset and not having the double action to single action transition have helped me.

I took my first cousin (a new lady shooter)to the range. She wanted me to go because her husband was so impatient with her when it had anything to do with guns or hunting. She was for the first time firing a centerfire pistol. Her only shooting prior to that point had been with .22 pistols. Her first mag through the 9mm Sigma at 10 yards (actually to far)not only missed the
target but bused up my 1x4 ferring strips. Watching her I made a suggestion on the next round of shooting and she actually put 6 of 10 on the target (all over it be at least she hit the cardboard). Her final mag through the gun had all 10 shooting in a measured 8" group. She then wanted to shoot my Glock 23. I loaded the .40 for her. She
took my Glock 23 and put all 10 rounds in a measured 6" group at 10 yards. She then wanted to trade guns.

My long winded point. My experience has been new shooters and experienced shooters seem to do better with Glocks than many other pistols. I've seen this and experienced it myself.

tim

<font size=-1>[ This Message was edited by: KIMBGLOCK on 2001-11-03 22:57 ]</font>
 

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Hmmmm,....She practiced with the Sigma first (which was successfully sued by Glock Inc. because of the similarities it had with Glocks's design), then shot the Glock?

Sounds normal, people usually get better with practice.
 

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On 2001-11-12 20:37, TVD wrote:
Hmmmm,....She practiced with the Sigma first (which was successfully sued by Glock Inc. because of the similarities it had with Glocks's design), then shot the Glock?

Sounds normal, people usually get better with practice.
Nope! A Sigma trigger is not a Glock trigger, at least not to me. She also commented to me that she liked the trigger better on my gun. I think most would agree a 180gr practice round will recoil differently than a 115. Agree that practice helps, but for a new shooter lacking any real centerfire experience the grouping was quite good. Her positive feeling about the gun and her comfort level with it is something I've experienced and seen in other shooters.

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I taught my wife to shoot on my Glock 23... it's the first pistol she had ever shot- It was much easier teaching her on the Glock than if I had used another pistol and I was able to get her into some good habits (like keeping your finger off the trigger) easier than if it had a manual safety. I am now considering graduating her by buying her her own Glock to play with (thus keeping her away from mine ha ha).
 

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Max,
I too taught my wife on my 23, she loves the gun. In fact one day she went through 7 boxes of ammo at the range.

I let her shoot a friends 19 and she likes it better, which is good for me, ammo is cheap for the 19 and when I buy her a 19 I will get my 23 back.

The Glock seems to be easy for ladies to shoot, she does not like my Hi Power and H&K's and my 1911's kick too much for her.

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