GUN Lefty Crew v. Hay

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  1. Resin

    Resin OT Supporter

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    The gun world hates us :wtc:....i can never find anything at stores for a lefty. My next gun must be a left handed one...I'm sick of conforming to the righty's world. Do all gun models come in left handed?
     
  2. Paul Revere

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    a lot of handguns have the possibility of swapping the mag release for left/right, and some have ambi safties :dunno:
     
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    Stag AR's. :dunno:
     
  4. JaimeZX

    JaimeZX Formerly of :Sep 2001: fame - Also: Sprout Crew OT Supporter

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    My Ruger M77 .30-06 is left-handed. :)
     
  5. 7

    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    Most popular bolt actions come in LH though the specific versions and caliber selections are pretty limited.
     
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    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    lefty but i learned to shoot righty :wavey:
     
  7. 00600

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    Lefty here, but I taught myself how to operate most firearms confortably, ie:

    Semi-Auto handguns: Ambi safety when possible, operate slide release with left index finger, mag release with left middle finger.

    Bolt action rifles get the reach-around

    Though I learned rather quickly (Mac11/nine, 1,200RPM) that suppressed full auto REQUIRES shooting right handed due to the blowback out the ejection port.

    For the last 9 years or so I've been trying to shoot everything (other than suppressed full auto) both left and right handed for ATAS training. It feels really wierd at first, but you get the hang of it.

    My father is a lefty, he shoots handguns left handed, and rifles right handed, it's how he was brought up.
     
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    Have a Remington 700 in LH, can operate right handed firearms no problem though. Biggest problem is slide release on handguns.
     
  9. P07r0457

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    I am a lefty and I use a standard glock with ZERO issues. The trigger finger easily operates the slide catch and mag release.

    My ar also works fine, with my thumb actuating the selector switch. However, I will probably buy an ambi-selector for the ar.

    As for bolt-actions, just get a lefty model.
     

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