trigger squeeze

trigger squeeze

[′trig·ər ‚skwēz]
(ordnance)
Method of firing a rifle or similar weapon in which the trigger is not pulled, but squeezed gradually by an independent action of the forefinger.
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I don't even feel my trigger squeeze until I feel the weight of the shaft leaving the gun.
Breath control, trigger squeeze and technique, everything comes into play as you aim at the target which is 10 metres away.
With their slow barrel times, air rifles demand the best trigger squeeze and follow-through you can muster.
Just remember that the most important thing is not the location of the pin at the time of the shot but the consistent trigger squeeze and the ensuing surprise release.
This also makes it easier to use a back-tension trigger squeeze, slowly closing the entire hand (or at least index and middle finger in unison) to tension the trigger, instead of the single trigger digit.
The SWAT team immediately noticed that the officers lacked sight picture, trigger squeeze, and proper sight alignment (front and rear sighting).
My brain has been too-long intoned with sight alignment, breath control and trigger squeeze to be any, more than just passable with a shotgun, but on that sunny day in Cordoba, Argentina, I felt like Tom Knapp .
9, Rifle Marksmanship, M16-/M4-Series Weapons, advises us that "before a Soldier approaches the firing line, he must understand and apply the four fundamentals: Steady Position, Aiming, Breath Control, and Trigger Squeeze.
22, the simple fact is the semiautomatic gives the shooter more time to concentrate on trigger squeeze.
Prices range from less than a buck per trigger squeeze for mart-special ammunition to just over a buck for premium-grade ammo.
We can argue about choke selection and which shot to use and what size, but at the moment when the bird pulls up in front of the decoy, the sight picture and trigger squeeze should not be left to chance.