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Old 09-05-2009, 06:40 AM   #1
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I purchased a Mossberg 100ATR .270 a while back and at the time I thought that all civilian rifles were right handed. A friend recently told me that I could have ordered for a lefty. Since I'm stuck with a right handed rifle I was wondering if anyone has any tips or suggestions to holding it as a lefty and still be able to reload fast enough for the next shot?

Basic Rifle info:
Mossberg 100ATR .270
O.F. Mossberg & Sons, Inc. - Firearms, Shotguns, Rifles, Accessories, and Precision Machining

Scope:
CenterPoint Adventure Class 4-16x40mm
http://www.crosman.com/optics/riflescopes/adventure/CPA416AORG

Accessories:
Telescopic Bypod (12" extended)
Forest cammo leather sling

Ammo type:
Winchester .270 Super X

I'm not used to using the scope yet as I was trained to aim through iron sights.
If you need more info let me know.
I'm still a noob to civilian weaponry.

Thanks in advance, J3.

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Old 09-05-2009, 12:42 PM   #2
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My brother shoots left handed with right hand rifles. You just have to work at it and get used to it. I know some guys that get a stock blank and cut it for a right hand action and a lefthanded shooter.

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Honestly it is better to shoot right handed.


It's better to get used to it now and train your right hand to shoot. I'm left handed and I shoot right handed.

Reason being since I'm left handed...my dominant hand makes and excellent balance hand and eventually I should be able to shoot better.

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