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Old 06-04-2013, 11:08 AM
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Default Anyone else need their rear sight not centered?

To start off, I am left landed and left eye dominant. On all my pistols and rifles (with iron sights) I find that for me, with proper stance, grip, etc, that my rear sights on my Glocks just need to be a tad to the left of center to be on target and get proper sight alignment; same with my ARs with irons. Anyone else have a similar experience? Lefty of righty?



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Old 06-04-2013, 1:20 PM
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I find that Glocks are more finicky than most other brands about trigger control. The fact that you want them drifted left and you're a lefty is no surprise. Righty's usually want them drifted right.

Keep working on your trigger control. The problem should work itself out.

In the meantime - if you know some good shooters that are righty's, let them try your Glocks. If they are also hitting right, then drift your rear sights left.
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I just had a local 'smith drift my sights left on 3 of my carry guns. He was dead nutz on with one flyer. He's a righty so makes me think they are closer to a true center. He shot at 6 yards. The sights are Heinie Slant Pros.
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I just had a local 'smith drift my sights left on 3 of my carry guns. He was dead nutz on with one flyer. He's a righty so makes me think they are closer to a true center. He shot at 6 yards. The sights are Heinie Slant Pros.
Have you given your gun to anyone else to shoot at a distance greater than 6 yards to confirm your suspictions about the zero?

I highly doubt you need to have them drifted one way or the other, and suspect that you might be doing something while shooting that causes the shot to be pulled.
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I am a very experienced shooter---right handed---left eye---most of my pistols shoot slightly left in my hands---they get their rear sight slightly drifted to the right---problem solved!
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my sig stainless target has adjustable sights, and im right handed, left eye dominant, mine are drifted to the right as well slightly
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Often having your handgun impact a bit to the opposite side of your strong hand is due to a trigger reach that's too long which causes you to pull the trigger with a bit of sideways pressure. Its why I have short triggers on my 1911's.
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Often having your handgun impact a bit to the opposite side of your strong hand is due to a trigger reach that's too long which causes you to pull the trigger with a bit of sideways pressure. Its why I have short triggers on my 1911's.
^ This.

You can also try applying steady tension in your forearm to counter the drift.
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