Daughter and Grand daughter shoot.

Discussion in 'General Firearms Discussion' started by Clipper, Dec 28, 2016.

  1. Clipper

    Clipper Well-Known Member

    Mar 21, 2010
    Amarillo, TX
    Son-in-law gave my daughter a small light weight .38 for Christmas. I took her to the range this afternoon. She managed 3 rounds and quit. Her daughter, my only grand daughter, decided to shoot. I let her bang away with my Rossi .38. It's a bit heavier than the little light weight of her Mom's and a lot more fun to shoot. She managed to go through about 40 rounds. Of course her brothers were busy making empties and they were able to shoot .45's, 9's, .38's and 40 cal..Their dad has two new 40's, a Springfield and a single Hi Point. He's almost ashamed of the Hi Point, but it shoots well. Any day shooting with grandsons is a GOOD day.
  2. gvw3

    gvw3 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Oct 16, 2011
    Chicago IL Area
    None of the women in my family like shooting my S&W airweight. It seems to have more recoil than my 1911 in 45 acp. I can see why your daughter put it away after 3 rounds.

  3. jedwil

    jedwil Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Sep 11, 2009
    Texas Hill Country
    Wadcutters are good for training and much easier on the hand.
  4. flboots

    flboots Well-Known Member

    Aug 21, 2012
    Northeast Florida
    I have a Hi Point C9 not ashamed of it. Its a good shooting gun. Heavy but that helps with recoil.
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  5. bamajoey

    bamajoey Well-Known Member

    Aug 17, 2009
    I bought an airweight for my wife recently and she didn't like it until I replaces the grips and trigger spring. Now she shoots it quite well.
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  6. carver

    carver Moderator Supporting Member

    I agree 100%with this. Train/practice with low recoil ammo, then load up with serious SD ammo. Still there are those that won't like the recoil of the light weight .38's, no matter what you stoke it with!
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  7. ms6852

    ms6852 Well-Known Member

    Nov 15, 2008
    San Antonio Texas
    Much to my dismay and against my wishes my wife insisted on the S&W 642 airweight. Bought it and fired a full cylinder. Long story short bought her a Walther PPQ.
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  8. howlnmad

    howlnmad Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Nov 26, 2008
    Harriman, Tn
    My wife actually enjoys her 642. Eh, maybe it's the Crimson Trace grips o_O.
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  9. ms6852

    ms6852 Well-Known Member

    Nov 15, 2008
    San Antonio Texas
    I have them on my gun now; it makes for a better grip too.
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