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zim223 10-03-2013 04:23 AM

Any ideas im right hand dominant but left eye dominant!
 
I love shooting right handed but I like keeping both my eyes open and I can't aim down the sights like that with a rifle like my ar and akm I only shot one rifle that I could aim down on my right side and it was a lee enfield witch I loved but it was my buddy's and he bought the last one I was thinking if I was to put a sight or something on my ar and just raised it so I can aim down on my right side but my only problem with that is I didn't want it to not be accurate and I did t want to spend all the money if It didn't work any ideas

zim223 10-03-2013 04:26 AM

It was suppose to be eye instead of I my bad

spack762 10-03-2013 04:42 AM

Train yourself to be more right I dominant. It is not easy, and if you dont keep at it you will slip back to left I dominant. I too am right handed, left I dominant.

zim223 10-03-2013 04:48 AM

How would I train?

01bullitt 10-03-2013 08:02 AM

I'm the same way, with pistols it's much easier because I can use my left eye. When I use my right I'm usually off target a couple inches. Suggestions please!

AR10 10-03-2013 08:15 AM

On pistols, you just move your sight over to the other eye.

Interesting question, will be following this thread.

zim223 10-03-2013 10:13 AM

Yeah I'm good with pistols to I'm just fine with those cause I use my left eye but most rifles I can't use my left eye holding t on the right and less like there is a scope mounted on my ar carry handle and the only rifle I can aim down that I know of so far on my right side Is the lee enfield

Vincine 10-03-2013 10:36 AM

Wear safety glasses, put frosted tape over the left eye's lenses. Learn how to shoot 'left handed'. (Before the 'Great .22lr Shortage of 2013, I was working on shooting L handed, both rifle & pistol.)

zim223 10-03-2013 10:53 AM

Thanks for the advice. I will try to do the glasses thing and if all else fells I will just be a left handed shooter I guess lol I still love firearms either way.

Jstrong 10-03-2013 11:16 AM

I'm right side,left eye dominant as well. I've been told I'm a great shot with a handgun but not nearly with a rifle that's not scoped. Guess forcing myself to use my right eye on long guns is enough to throw me off.

I shoot clay pigeons with both eyes open,and with some fairly consistent success.


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