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Old 01-17-2012, 01:08 PM   #11
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Im a lefty and left eye dominat. I shoot both handguns and long guns left and right handed. they both feel equally comfortable.
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Old 01-17-2012, 02:07 PM   #12
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If you are left handed and left eye dominant, get an ambidextrous or a left handed pistol. I have seen left handed 1911's and Charter Arms makes left handed revolvers.
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I am a lefty that shoots better right handed than I do left handed. Of course I have heard a lot of instructors say you don't have as many bad habits with your non dominate hand and it's more relaxed. My only problem with being a lefty and shooting right handed is drawing. I can't draw it right handed for crap so I always carry strong side.
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I am right handed but shoot rifles left handed. I shoot rifles left handed because I am left eye dominant. I cannot close my left eye by itself so I cannot line up a right handed sight picture properly. I can close both eyes together or just my right eye but not the left. This actually works very well for me because I use my stronger arm to hold the rifle steady. I shoot handguns by holding them in my right hand and using my arms to line up the sight picture. I use my left arm to help steady the gun. This also works very well for me.
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When the gun is holded on the opposite side of you dominant eye you should close your dominant eye I believe
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Old 01-24-2012, 06:44 AM   #16
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I am a southpaw and left eye dominant. I grew up shooting pistols right handed. However in the last year I changed and learned how to shoot, eject the mag, activate my slide stop all with my left hand; shooting with both eyes opened. It took some work but my groupings are now frequently 3 inches or less at 7 yards. The cool thing is that my "weak" hand is the hand I used most. I believe in sticking with what works best but improvising, adapting, and overcoming any obstacle. (the only thing I can't do with my right hand is brushing my teeth)
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Go with what works.
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