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Old 07-29-2012, 04:54 PM   #21
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Just takes time to get it down, I mean years. I started shooting archery before firearms. Everyone shoots with both eyes, it's also because your looking through a peep style sight. I translated it to firearms but it does sometimes get tricky. Focus on your target more than you watch the sight itself. Shooting archery I often had no aiming dot or crosshairs, the center of my scope was magnified slightly more than the outer portion. I simply stared at my target once it was in the high magnification area. I never shot better.

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Here is something to try to get use to both eyes open. In competition, I blacked out the left lens of my shooting glasses. You keep both eyes open, but you will have no problem with target alignment and shooting. Once you are use to having both eyes open, try shooting with the cover removed.

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Growing up u always used 1 eye. Now I've discovered I love both eyes. I'm more accurate and see more around me. I was also taught that your sights should be clear and the target a little blurry. Just gotta practice practice

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Here is something to try to get use to both eyes open. In competition, I blacked out the left lens of my shooting glasses. You keep both eyes open, but you will have no problem with target alignment and shooting. Once you are use to having both eyes open, try shooting with the cover removed.
They make flip down patches that clip on the bill of a baseball hat as well. If you don't mind wearing a hat all the time it actually works well
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Whichever way gets the bullet in the x-ring the most.

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I tied both eyes open and it sucks the first 3 shoots didn't even hit the paper lol. My group was everywhere. With one eye open I can keep my grouping with in 2 inches but I always seem to shoot toward the left of where I'm aiming. I guess I just need more practice. I've only been shooting 3 months with pistol

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