Wedding band conflict with shooting grip...I ordered a silicone ring!

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  1. arkdweller22

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    She does when she can.

    Don't do tats. Several friends have tat rings. I have nothing against them and I actually admire some of the beautiful artwork some people get, but they're not for me.
     
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    Issues?
    My shooting grip is fine as is my trigger control. Working on that pesky anticipation though. Tough one to kick.

    People find comfort in all sorts of things. The wedding ring has become a common symbol of marriage. If it comforts my wife that I wear one, I will do it.
    Actually, refusing to wear one is more of an issue given our established societal norms.
    Because behavior patterns create trust. Breaking behavior patterns naturally raises suspicion. This is normal human behavior and has been part of what has made us the ascendant species, the apex creature, of planet Earth.

    You couldn't be farther from right at a Karl Marx fan club meeting.
    So far you're 0-2 with internet psychoanalysis and shooting mechanics diagnosis. Might want to find a new hobby.
     
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    M&P15T Big Yellow Lives!!!

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  4. seamaster

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    I took my ring off last night after ordering the silicone one.

    Getting it off took a lot soap and water. If it was easy to get off I probably just do that when-ever needed but my knuckles are bigger than the meaty part of my finger. Not easy and definitely not coming off without soap and a lot of twisting.

    My wife and I talked about soft rings a few days ago and wondered if they exist. She thought it was a cool idea, especially for people who are active with their hands.

    I’m looking forward to trying it!
     
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    Can also use a simple rubber o-ring from the hardware store. I hate the feeling of a hard/real ring
     
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  6. seamaster

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    I just thought about that but that’s as far I went with it!
     
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    Magpul will see this thread and come up with a cool ring!
     
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    Maybe. I was in the "new" Gander yesterday and they had a display of fat rubber rings made by somebody I can't remember the name of ... $25!
     
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    Mr. C switched to a silicon ring earlier this year after he broke his wedding band lifting kettlebells. I haven't been able to get my own ring over my knuckle in years, so I expect I'll have to order myself one, too. Eventually.
     
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    So, this morning I told my wife that I ordered the soft ring and showed her my wedding ring attached to my carabiner, instead of on my finger, she looked at me and said,
    “do what you want”.

    Now I’m thinking about all the things I want do!
     
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    I used to have a bunch when I was married. They are much safer, too.
     
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    Do you really think she means that :dunno:
     
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    In 40 years of marriage, I have never worn a ring.
     
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    I can think of a better use for silicone....
     
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    Shoulda just got the divorce..
     
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    I switched to silicone rings a few years back. I was working at a LGS and being left handed, I would occasionally hear my ring clinking against the frames of new (and sometimes expensive) guns. I had no interest in buying them so I switched.

    I'll save the gold for special occasions. The silicone works and feels fantastic for every day use.
     
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    I think so??

    “Do what you want.”

    That’s pretty clear isn’t it?


    I know what it means! I’m just playing.
     
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    Off topic, but saw your location NZ. We ported at Christchurch with USN in the 60's. Your folks were great and greeted us with open arms. Parents would bring their daughters down to meet a US sailor. We opened our ship up to tours (almost unheard of considering the weapons we had on board)which we never did in other countries with the exception of Australia. You should be proud of your country and the courtesy extended to us. We needed the R&R from working SAR off Vietnam, picking up pilots that got wet.
     
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    Relax man! Life is not that important!


    Also, if your wife wants to cheat on you (and she probably does) wearing that stupipd ring isn't going to make a bit of difference....
     
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    Hey! Stevarino finally got one thing right.
    That actually is the stupidest thing I’ve read all day, thanks for warning us.
    I guess there are a few things you can figure out on your own.
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    Have a good one Stevarino.
     
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