LCR Shot Pattern

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    LCR Shot Pattern

    Just got back from my first shooting of the LCR 38 and found I was constantly hitting the 7 yd. target high to the left. Shot 50 rds. and have no clue what I was doing wrong. Any comments are very welcome.By the way, a graph/chart from my CC class says high to the left means I'm anticipating recoil or "No Follow-Through." How does one follow through with this gun? Thanks.
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    I would say you are anticipating recoil.

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    Have someone put a snapcap in one or 2 of the chambers without you looking and then hand you the LCR and you will then see if you are flinching or anticipating the shots. I hope this helps. God Bless
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    Does the sight alignment stay put when you dry fire?
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    Part of the problem with those "diagnostic" charts are that they're often based on one handed target shooting, are strong hand specific and they offer an overly simplistic interpretation of a single possible cause when several problems may be working in conjunction to cause the end effect.

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    Well, if you are interested, I would be willing to shoot it for you, and see how it does for me.

    Try shooting it from a rest.

    Follow through is pretty much the same with every type of pistol for slow fire. A good way to practice is after you shoot, hold the trigger back, and let the recoil naturally work its course. If your stance, grip, and trigger pull were all good, your pistol sights should line back up where they were right before the shot broke.

    If you want an instructor in the Cincinnati area, I know some good ones too.
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    What does "Thumbing" mean?

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