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I shoot a shotgun with one eye. I shoot my pistols with both eyes open.

It just works out that way.
 

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Yes. With a ghost ring peep sight on a Ruger Super blackhawk and both eyes open I could hit 6 for 6 on gallon milk jugs, offhand at 50 yds. Try hitting running running whitetails with a handgun and one eye closed....much tougher with one eye closed.

For you one-eyed shooters....do you need to close one eye while driving to keep your vehicle in its lane?
 

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I am right eye dominant and shoot a shotgun with both eyes open. I was a competition pistol shooter and I closed my left eye. You have to because you are focusing on the pistol sights and it's too difficult to center the out-of-focus bullseye if you're seeing two of them.

Of course, that's with iron sights. I never shot with optical sights. I was NRA Expert. That was the second highest class below Master.
 

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I shoot everything with both eyes open, shotgon, scoped rifle, pistol, bow, hell even a slingshot when I was a kid... I tried one eyeing a rifle several times, but found myself feeling tensed up, so I just went back to 2 eyes open.

Maybe just me, but I feel extremely more comfortable (and much more accurate) with both eyes open. My 2 cents...

Mark Schneider
 

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Both eyes always open even with archery. Heck..even when urinating for that matter...my wife says I miss but she lies.
 

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Yes and even rifles with scopes or open sights. ...... but it looks like I am haerded towards being a one eyes trap shooter....
 

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Both eyes open no matter what I am shooting.

Instruct and coach it. With both eyes open, your brain will automatically center mass, no matter what sight system your using. It takes practice, practice, practice!
 

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I shoot both shotgun and pistol with both eyes open. I shoot pistol both left-handed and right-handed. I can't do that with a shotgun....nor a baseball bat, bowling ball, or golf clubs. But I can do it with a fishing pole or a tennis racket. I do all of those with two eyes open.
 
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