1911 Style Grip Angle versus other pistols
A few friends and I went to the range yesterday. We had a variety of 45s to shoot: 3 1911s, XD, Para, Colt. I noticed that with the 1911s and XD I had to hold the pistol higher up in my grip to shoot them accurately. The 3" Colt Defender was the same way but more pronounced in the requirement to hold it high. So essentially, the fleshy part between the thumb and forefinger were pressing high against the beavertail.
What is your experience with this type of grip? Do you find yourself gripping the pistol differently with this design compared to others? I noticed that this was the reason that I needed to be more aware of how I hold a Glock or Sig Sauer versus a 1911/XD grip.
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