Limp Wrist or Unsupported Platform Failures

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Rob Pincus discusses what may be a bit of a sore spot for some defensive shooters: unsupported platform failures, and in particular, what is referred to as a “limp wrist'” failure. This might have happened to you or someone you know, so you should know how to avoid it. Failures occur when you don’t drive the gun forward into a defensive shooting position and support the frame of your firearm during the recoil cycle. The result is that the recoil force of your gun is absorbed by your body rather than by the recoil spring, which may cause any number of components of the gun to reset improperly or ‘fail.’