"Shooting with old Eyes"
This is a discussion on "Shooting with old Eyes" within the Basic Gun Handling & Safety forums, part of the General Firearm Discussion category; For any of you that get US Concealed Carry magazine this is an article in the May/June issue. For those of us that are fighting ...
June 7th, 2010 05:49 PM
"Shooting with old Eyes"
For any of you that get US Concealed Carry magazine this is an article in the May/June issue. For those of us that are fighting the years and/or wear glasses short barrels become a problem with the traditional "front sight" focus method. The writer puts forth looking straight through the sights ( let them be a blur) and focus hard on the target...I won't be doing it with my AR @ 600 yards but it has been amazing how well it works with our hand guns out to 15 yards.
I am 59 and her majesty is, well, lets just say younger than I. We have been struggling with the pistols the last 2 years keeping most of our practice in the 10-15 foot range which is not necessarily bad but we were starting to use up quite a bit of the old B-27target.
Folks You have to try this. We used the new sight picture our last 2 range sessions and now can stay center torso on the target no problem at the 7 yard line. She does not shoot her snub .38 any further than the 7 but I find out to 15 yards I am shooting nearly as well as I did 10 years ago!
Very exciting and if you have tired eyes and/or bi/tri-focal glasses please give it a try as I think it will put a lot of confidence back into your handgun work.
Who is John Galt?
Sometimes there's justice, sometimes there's just us...
When political power is up for grabs, personal liberty is usually one of the first casualties…
June 10th, 2010 03:40 PM
I have to take my glasses off to see my sights clearly. They fall right at the range where my sight doesn't need correction.
Retired USAF E-8. Lighten up and enjoy life because:
Paranoia strikes deep, into your life it will creep. It starts when you're always afraid...
Buffalo Springfield - For What It's Worth
June 10th, 2010 04:51 PM
These have been a great help to my 62 year old eyes at the range (I've no affiliation with this product other than as a satisfied user):
EyePal, What is an EyePal Anyway? An Iron Sight Shooters Friend
By Ghuqu2 in forum Reloading
Last Post: April 26th, 2010, 09:26 PM
By ccw9mm in forum In the News: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Last Post: March 30th, 2010, 10:25 PM
By Gun Bunny in forum Law Enforcement, Military & Homeland Security Discussion
Last Post: March 24th, 2009, 10:23 AM
By Rock and Glock in forum Off Topic & Humor Discussion
Last Post: March 17th, 2006, 09:50 AM
Search tags for this page
best handgun sights
best handgun sights for old eyes
best pistol sights for old eyes
best pistol sights older shooter
gun sights for bad eyes
gun sights for old eyes
handgun sights for old eyes
pistol sights for bad eyes
pistol sights for old eyes
shooting with old eyes
shooting with older eyes
what are the best handgun sights for old eyes
Click on a term to search for related topics.