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GEN 3 Glock Grip and Short Fingers

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I've struggled to shoot the Glock 19 consistently in regards to where the rounds hit the target.  My rounds are grouped, but often are left of and slightly lower than the bullseye on a target.  I don't have that problem with a 1911 style handgun.  I'm starting to wonder if it's not the combination of my short fingers and sort of a fat pad below my thumb, that does not work with the grip on the Gen 3.  My finger just reaches the trigger without being able to really curl it around the trigger.  I assume that what I'm doing is pushing the gun slightly to the left, as I pull the trigger?  I'm wondering if anyone else has experienced this and if there is enough difference with the smallest grip of a GEN 4 to make a difference.  I'm going to take my Gen 3 to a store to compare to a Gen 4 and/or 5, but thought I would see if anyone has experienced the same issue.

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Low left shots are very common with Glocks.  Different grips and finger placement work differently, obviously, for everyone.  I’ve noticed with myself if I’m hitting low left with my Glock it’s because I have too much finger on the trigger and the fat part of my trigger finger closest to my palm is pushing the pistol left.  Sounds like you’re doing the same thing.  For me it’s just an adjustment because I have large hands.  A gen. 4 might work for you, can’t hurt to try or maybe Glocks just aren’t for you, there are other great options out there.

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 Here's a couple of trigger diagnostic charts that might help. With my shooting abilities, I use the second one 

 

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