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View Poll Results: Do you close an eye when shooting?
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Old 09-01-2013, 11:22 PM   #1
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When shooting do you close the non-dominant eye or keep both eyes open?



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Old 09-01-2013, 11:25 PM   #2
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When shooting rifles I close the non dominate eye. With shotguns, which I don't shoot as often I'm a mix. Try to keep both open. Just ow getting into pistols so well see what developes.



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pistols, shotguns and rifles with open sights, both eyes open. rifles with scopes, usually one eye open.

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Who picked both eyes closed?

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Both open unless using an optic with magnification or shooting long range.

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Sorry, bad eyesight. blurry focus of non-aiming eye is

a distraction.

In a perfect world, I would never dissatisfy

anybody.

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probably the same guys who never peed in a toilet...
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i thought you did!
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Completely close my non dominate eye. Doesn't matter what or how, optics, whatever.

I do the exact same thing every time. No need to be changing up fundamentals.

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I have lazy eye. Even though I can't see well with my left eye, I lose my depth perception when I close it. I would have a hard time getting a scope on target with one eye closed.



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