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Anyone else experience a blistered area on the thumb joint in the webbing part of their strong hand after shooting the SOLO? I put around 60 rounds through mine for the first time (no failures) and this is what I walked away with. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.
 

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Wear your blister proudly!! Means you had a good day at the range!
 

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Yes it does, but I am ready to go shoot again this weekend, and it will not be healed. This is the only gun that has ever done this to me, and I have shot almost everyone out there. I have dry fired at home, practicing different grip positions. I will just wrap it real good for the weekend, but its not something I want to deal with time after time. I wish Hogue made some wrap around grips for this beauty.
 

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LOL, I was whining about a blister/raw area on the palm of my strong hand after shooting 50 rounds of .40 and 100 rounds of .45. I was advised to 'toughen up.'

Yesterday's 50 + 100 did not produce as much irritation. I suppose the toughening has begun. :D
 

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Try an inexpensive pair of fingerless work gloves with leather palms available at most home center stores.
 

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Here is a picture 2 days after
 

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Golf glove? It should help and doesn't add appreciable bulk. Just a thought.
 

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That's why some people install a beavertail on their Glocks. Get an inexpensive golf glove to wear on range days. Wonder if others have experienced this problem with their Solo's?
 

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That's why some people install a beavertail on their Glocks. Get an inexpensive golf glove to wear on range days. Wonder if others have experienced this problem with their Solo's?
That's why I posted. I was curious as well.
 

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Oops, I knew that! Forgive me, I'm old!!
No worries, I did'nt mean it in a negative way. I have read all the "bad" reviews about kimbers failing, I get a GREAT one, and my skin fails! Typical!!!
 

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Almost looks like a slide bite.
 

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Almost looks like a slide bite.
Not a slide bite. From recreating the recoil motion by hand, it is actually the safety that is causing it. Who knows, maybe I'm just a pussy and need to quit typing and shoot more.:)
 

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Not a slide bite. From recreating the recoil motion by hand, it is actually the safety that is causing it. Who knows, maybe I'm just a pussy and need to quit typing and shoot more.:)
LOL, shooting more is always a good thing.
 

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I wear a cheap pair of fingerless gloves when shooting on the range for the most part. At the end of shoot I run a mag with no gloves just to remind myself of the feel. I don't think shooting with gloves will affect my ability in a gun fight. I would be so pumped I'm sure I wouldn't be thinking about gloves.
The gloves also help me rack that stiff slide so much easier too. I'll put my palm of left hand near the front sites and rack it.
 

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Not a slide bite. From recreating the recoil motion by hand, it is actually the safety that is causing it. Who knows, maybe I'm just a pussy and need to quit typing and shoot more.:)
Well since you mentioned it.........:D
 

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Me too

I was complaining on another forum about the trigger pull on my P238 and was told to "toughen up". I changed out the trigger instead.

LOL, I was whining about a blister/raw area on the palm of my strong hand after shooting 50 rounds of .40 and 100 rounds of .45. I was advised to 'toughen up.'

Yesterday's 50 + 100 did not produce as much irritation. I suppose the toughening has begun. :D
 

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I will be ordering a new trigger for it, after I get my night sights. From what I read and can tell, Mepro has discontinued manufacturing night sights for the SOLO.
 
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