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Old 07-11-2014, 11:08 AM   #61
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Playing piano forces you to develop some dexterity in both hands.
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My Right eye sucks bad even corrected, always has and I learned to improvise and overcome starting the day I got my first Red Rider. I shoot Lefty and Righty but Im a more accurate lefty even though Im a Righty for almost everything else. I hate that most weapons arent built for me but have dealt with that pretty successfully for all of my life, its NBD. That has also helped with my career as an electronics Tech because Im nearly ambidextrous. Injuries to my dominant appendage have forced me to situation-ally become a lefty and other than writing, I can do OK with it if I must (hell you cnt read my writing when I write with my Right hand either). Probably not a bad idea for those that do anything as a right handed person to try lefty here and there just to get a feel for how that will work if they absolutely have no choice. Otherwise you might just end up like a one legged man in an ass kicking contest, useless!
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My Right eye sucks bad even corrected, always has and I learned to improvise and overcome starting the day I got my first Red Rider. I shoot Lefty and Righty but Im a more accurate lefty even though Im a Righty for almost everything else. I hate that most weapons arent built for me but have dealt with that pretty successfully for all of my life, its NBD. That has also helped with my career as an electronics Tech because Im nearly ambidextrous. Injuries to my dominant appendage have forced me to situation-ally become a lefty and other than writing, I can do OK with it if I must (hell you cnt read my writing when I write with my Right hand either). Probably not a bad idea for those that do anything as a right handed person to try lefty here and there just to get a feel for how that will work if they absolutely have no choice. Otherwise you might just end up like a one legged man in an ass kicking contest, useless!
No two shooters are exactly alike . Some pistol shooters who are weak side eye dominant move their heads over a little and shoot with their dominant eyes. Some learn to shoot with their weak side hands . Some close the dominant eye and shoot with the strong-side eye .

With rifles, this is more of a problem , especially if one has better vision in one eye than the other .
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I grouped better with my offhand ( left) than my strong hand(right) today while practicing one handed. I do write lefty so that may explain it. Or maybe I just am not a good shooter? 😕


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Very rarely do i shoot with two hands on the gun, even the hot loaded .44. If i have to use it I don't take time to drop whatever may be in my other hand. A flashlight in my other hand, after dark is pretty necessary.
If you are expecting trouble, you don't wear rings or watches and i don't occupy both hand with the gun. I think I'm as accurate with one hand as stiff arming with two especially at anything under 30 yards or any range. Shooting deer with .357 I've never used both hands. Getting older I might consder using both hands as age has taken some things but don't really see the need now. I shot a few days ago, at some targets, on my property and other than needing to shoot more did good.
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Very rarely do i shoot with two hands on the gun, even the hot loaded .44. If i have to use it I don't take time to drop whatever may be in my other hand. A flashlight in my other hand, after dark is pretty necessary.
If you are expecting trouble, you don't wear rings or watches and i don't occupy both hand with the gun. I think I'm as accurate with one hand as stiff arming with two especially at anything under 30 yards or any range. Shooting deer with .357 I've never used both hands. Getting older I might consder using both hands as age has taken some things but don't really see the need now. I shot a few days ago, at some targets, on my property and other than needing to shoot more did good.
Two handed shooting is not done simply to improve accuracy . It is possible to shoot accurately one-handed .
As Jeff Cooper said, two-handed shooting gives you better burst control, allowing a higher rate of fire .
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I grouped better with my offhand ( left) than my strong hand(right) today while practicing one handed. I do write lefty so that may explain it. Or maybe I just am not a good shooter? ��


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Same is true of me.

I was born left handed and they made me switch in kindergarten.

I can write with both now.

My left handed shooting is better, although I am right eyed.
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