5 Steps To Ensure A Proper Fit

Your associates need to know fitting a long gun to a woman includes more than measuring her forearm and cutting the stock down. Women have shorter arms, higher cheekbones and longer necks, creating the need for a cant and rise to their guns in order to acquire a correct sight picture. There are some steps to be taken to ensure a proper fit.

1. Eye Dominance: Checking for the shooter’s strong eye is a fundamental assessment you’ll do right in your shop.

2. Experience Level: If you hand a gun to a new shooter, she may immediately be inclined to lean back. We often see this incorrect stance with beginners handling all types of firearms. You’d be better off to suggest shooting lessons before you custom fit a gun to a newbie. Let them learn safe gun handling, proper grip and stance before making any significant firearm modifications.