GUN Left Handed AR15 Safety?

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  1. KIDRR

    KIDRR Duck dog>* OT Supporter

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    Do they sell/make one that's just left handed and not ambi? It kind of gets in my way and I just want it on the right side of the rifle. :hsd:
     
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    Can you just flip a regular one around? :dunno:
     
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    I've never head of a strictly lefty and all the googling I do comes up with ambidextrous safeties only.
     
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    KIDRR Duck dog>* OT Supporter

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    Same problem here



    Yep, doesn't work :sadwavey:
     
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    what is wrong with you??

    I'm a lefty and I have zero probs using my trigger finger to actuate the safety. I will eventually stop being lasy and will get the ambi.

    and when the safety is in the "fire" position it does not interfere with my grip... remember that you want to use the first "pad" of your finger on the trigger, not the 2nd pad. This will give a suitable "curve" to your finger, anyway, and it will not touch the selector.
     
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    ambi takes 2 minutes to install even if you dont know wtf you're doing. :o
     
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    I'll be honest, I don't even think I could physically do that.
     
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    seems to be one of the biggest mistakes I notice when new people shoot my AR. They wrap their grip around too far and stick almost their entire finger in the trigger guard.

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    KIDRR Duck dog>* OT Supporter

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    My hand is huge and the safety gets in the way end of story. I just want to know if anyone makes this, not a shooting lesson.
     
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    the bigger your hand, the LESS the safety gets in the way because the distance from grip->trigger is a constant, and the curve of your trigger finger would be larger and would increase distance from safety to finger. See my last pic.
     
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    :rofl: how can you determine if it's a problem for him or not? he said it gets in the way, how can you say otherwise?
     
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    physics are physics, man.
     
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    Unless he has short stubby fingers and a huge paw... :rofl::rofl:
     
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    well then i know what needs to be done.... pics. :mamoru:
     
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    That picture right above your post explains it, to me.. is the selector switch rubbing against/under your third joint? That's what it sounds like. I would just buy an ambi and cut it just at the beginning of the thumb swell. That should keep it from contacting. Touch it up with a black sharpie, and it'll look fine.
     
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    or he could fix his grip, and then he may even become a better shooter :noes: :wiggle:
     
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    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    Or maybe you could stop being an abrasive cunt. Nah, fuck it. Pretty sure each of those scenarios are equally unlikely.
     
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    buy an ambi and cut off the thumb piece
     
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    you're right, proper grip isn't part of proper form, and technique has never helped a shooter :ugh:
     
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    maybe he's a great shooter. He didn't ask for help with form or technique, he asked if anyone knows of a left handed safety.

    reread the end of the first post:


    Meaning:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmfH1RsxWEc
     
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    Don't worry about ole potroast, you could say the sky is blue and he's argue with you.




    That's a good idea, I might try that if I can't find just a lefty one. :x:
     
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    I don't think anyone makes one.

    The reason I say this is because I'm pretty sure if someone did, stag would put it on their left handed rifles. They use ambis on them, though.
     

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