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 Post subject: Isn't it true...
PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:38 pm 
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Isn't it true that there are far more cross eye dominant shooters than left handed shooters?



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 Post subject: Re: Isn't it true...
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Ezra Smack wrote:
Isn't it true that there are far more cross eye dominant shooters than left handed shooters?


I would guess that is true - I'm right handed, left eye dominant, and shoot from my left shoulder. I think the bigger question would be how many cross dominant shooters actually shoot from the side of the dominant eye. I know many guys who strongly resist.

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 Post subject: Re: Isn't it true...
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I am personally right handed, left eye dominant and shoot from my right shoulder with both eyes open. I used to shut one eye right before firing the gun, but changed to both eyes open about 18 months ago.

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I am right handed and left eye dominant. Shooting right handed with both eyes open I would see the barrels criss crossing. So I used to close one eye. I have now switched to shooting from the left shoulder with both eyes open. Much better.


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So is it easier to shoot off the "wrong" shoulder than with the "wrong" eye?

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 Post subject: Re: Isn't it true...
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Ezra Smack wrote:
So is it easier to shoot off the "wrong" shoulder than with the "wrong" eye?


In my case absolutely.

By the way, what makes a shoulder or eye “wrong” ?


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I suppose I am the weird one in the bunch. Ambidextrous and left eye dominate. Shoot rifle and shotgun left handed---pistol, either hand. I miss equally well from both sides !

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While we are on the subject, I am right handed but left fingered.

For some reason I have much more dexterity with my left fingers when using a key board or playing a piano but when it comes to throwing or catching a ball I do much better with my right hand. I am also right eyed. I have also known people who batted left handed but pitched right handed. Dominance goes beyond just hands and eyes.

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I'm right-handed for everything except shooting long guns and bows (left-eye dominant). I just can't manage to look down a barrel with my non-dominant eye. Handguns, no problem...just hold it in the right hand and move the head a bit. Long guns are a different story.

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PostPosted: Mon Dec 17, 2018 11:07 am 
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I am right handed left eye dominat, changed to shooting left handed for shotguns and rifles years ago. I shoot bows and hand guns right handed no problem. I have never owned a left handed shot gun. I do own one left handed rifle and it seems awkward to me, I think right handed.

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 Post subject: Re: Isn't it true...
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It is a medical fact that the right side of the brain controls the left side of the body- therefore, only left-handed people are in their right mind!

Now if the gun manufacturers would only make more left- hand guns, we lefties would buy more left-hand guns. Yeah-right!

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 Post subject: Re: Isn't it true...
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I think it's ture...


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 Post subject: Re: Isn't it true...
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We really need to revolt !!!!! Left handed stuff most always costs more ! How come ??????

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driller wrote:
We really need to revolt !!!!! Left handed stuff most always costs more ! How come ??????


The same reason 28 ga shotgun shells cost more. There is just not enough demand to result in bulk pricing.

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Im also right handed but left eye dominant. I shoot my rifles left handed and am just starting into the shotgun game and will be doing the same.

I do shoot with both eyes open though, even through a scope.


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 Post subject: Re: Isn't it true...
PostPosted: Mon Nov 11, 2019 5:01 pm 
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I'm right handed left eye dominant. Shot with one eye closed for 20 years rh. Got tired of missing doves and switched to the left side. Tried that for 2 seasons with a right handed semi and was much better but not as good as I wanted to be. Bought an a400 left hand shotgun and wow what an improvement.


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In the USA about 12% of the population is left handed. How do you think that compares to cross dominant right handed folks shooting left handed? I would be surprised if that many righties were cross dominant.

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I'm left handed but right eye dominant
I feel better shooting from my left side


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 Post subject: Re: Isn't it true...
PostPosted: Sat Jun 13, 2020 6:49 am 
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Left handed and left eye dominant, shoot off left side. Finding a left handed gun has been a task in itself.....at least one that fits well....




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