FAQ – Questions & AnswersCategory: Revolver FAQHow to shoot a revolver well?
Jack asked 2 years ago
What are the rules for shooting a revolver?

5 Answers
Lewis answered 2 years ago

There is no one definitive answer to this question, as shooting a revolver well depends on several factors:

  • the type of revolver you are using;
  • your shooting style;
  • the type of ammunition you are using.

But some general tips can help you shoot a revolver more accurately:

1. Make sure that you are using the proper grip. The grip should be firm but not too tight, and your trigger finger should be off the trigger until you are ready to fire.

2. Take your time in aligning your sights with the target. Revolvers tend to have heavier triggers than other types of handguns, so it is important to make sure that you are taking your time and not rushing your shots.

3. Be aware of the recoil of the revolver. Revolvers tend to have more recoil than other types of handguns, so it is important to be prepared for it and practice shooting with different types of ammunition to find what works best for you.

4. Make sure to clean and maintain your revolver regularly.

Ivan answered 2 years ago

First, make sure the gun is properly seated in your hand and that your grip is firm but comfortable.

Second, align the sights with your target and focus on the front sight.

Third, use a smooth, even trigger pull to avoid jerking the gun off the target.

Finally, practice regularly so that you become more familiar and comfortable with shooting your revolver.

By following these tips, you should be able to shoot your revolver more accurately and confidently.

Cruz answered 2 years ago
First, grip the revolver firmly in your dominant hand, but don’t stress about squeezing too tightly – you don’t want to accidentally pull the trigger while adjusting your grip. Place your finger on the trigger and position it so that when you squeeze, the trigger moves straight back rather than to the side.
How to shoot a revolver well?
How to shoot a revolver well?
Next, align the sights with your target. The front sight should be centered in the rear sight notch, and you should be looking slightly over the top of the front sight so that you have a clear view of the target.
How to shoot a revolver well?
How to shoot a revolver well?
Also, take a deep breath and slowly squeeze the trigger, maintaining a steady aim until the revolver fires. Keep in mind that revolvers tend to have heavier triggers than other types of pistols, so you’ll need to apply more pressure to the trigger than you might be used to.
How to shoot a revolver well?
How to shoot a revolver well?

Olson answered 2 years ago

Some general tips can help you get started to shoot a revolver well:

  • Make sure that the revolver is properly lubricated. A dry gun can lead to accuracy issues.
  • Don’t grip the gun too tightly. A firm grip is important, but you don’t want to overdo it or your hand will start to shake.
  • Take your time when aiming. In most cases, it’s better to take a few extra seconds to line up your shot than it is to rush and end up missing altogether.

With a little practice, you’ll be shooting like a pro in no time!

Jordan answered 2 years ago

Shooting a revolver well requires practice and patience. Become familiar with the types of revolvers available and the anatomy of each one. Learn how to properly grip the revolver and align your sights. Always keep safety in mind when handling any firearm. Shooting at a range is the best way to gain accuracy and confidence with your revolver. Take your time, focus on your breath, and squeeze the trigger smoothly to hit your target dead-center every time.

We also recommend watching a video on how NOT to shoot a revolver