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#6404221 - 08/11/16 06:53 PM Looking down the barrel
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I just saw a clip of some Olympic trap shooting. They were shooting with head up. How do you shoot? Do you look down the barrel?
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#6404794 - 08/12/16 08:40 AM Re: Looking down the barrel [Re: bill oxner]
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I swing on the bird, both eyes open barely conscious of the front sight get out in front and dust it. Yeah my head is up I guess. Never thought about it. Seems natural to me.
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#6405373 - 08/12/16 01:02 PM Re: Looking down the barrel [Re: bill oxner]
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Is this what is called shooting where you looking? Leon Measures taught this technique.
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#6405400 - 08/12/16 01:23 PM Re: Looking down the barrel [Re: bill oxner]
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Lucky Mcdaniels taught me.
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#6406314 - 08/13/16 06:39 AM Re: Looking down the barrel [Re: bill oxner]
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My left eye overtakes my right eye dominance when my gun is mounted. So I close an eye and look down the barrel

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#6406345 - 08/13/16 07:48 AM Re: Looking down the barrel [Re: bill oxner]
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My left eye overtakes my right eye dominance when my gun is mounted. So I close an eye and look down the barrel

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#6415860 - 08/19/16 01:10 PM Re: Looking down the barrel [Re: bill oxner]
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HMMM, Just watched a video of the mens final, all had their head down. What was more interesting is the all
their guns were 'low rib', not a raised rib in the group. P_102
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