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Old 12th November 2015, 07:23 PM
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ive been shooting for the last 10 years ft and hft and alot of courses are biest to right handed shooters to be fair all shoots should be set our eqally so no advatage to the right wot does everyone think etc millride going up hill etc where you cannot breath ... if your a left handed shooter course setters please think
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Old 12th November 2015, 07:26 PM
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Or we could just ban lefties....
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Old 12th November 2015, 07:39 PM
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Old 12th November 2015, 07:48 PM
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You all no wot I mean just think of lefty if it eos the other way round
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Old 12th November 2015, 08:43 PM
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I see you left out us fatties.

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Old 12th November 2015, 09:12 PM
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I think millride has improved a lot for lefties with the winding path up through the woods. It does not help being fat and left handed , maybe millride could hire a bacon slicer for us chubbier shooters. I don't think the lie of the land is the problem it's more target placement from a right handers eye line that causes me most issues. Your not supposed to use the course for support during a comp and sometimes I end up wrapped around a tree that would not cause an issue for a rightie shooters. When we shoot back down the bank at millride they are cracking leftie targets.
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Old 12th November 2015, 09:17 PM
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[QUOTE=merlot;216487]You all no wot I mean just think of lefty if it eos the other way round[/QUOT

I have done a bit of setting now and hear this a lot , personally for all the hard work it is doing a typical 30 shot hft course taking 3 full days if your on your own, the last thing anyone wants are unhappy shooters , so , I like all shots to be able to be taken both sides of any peg, its really easy to overlook the simple things eg , an up the peg shot must be acheivable by smaller people to also be fair due to arm length , any shots taken to the extreme will always cause issues , the worst thing are people who make the peg uncomfortable , and I, m talking deliberately laying across tree stumps etc , steep elevated shots are another issue recently been revised in our area, I dare say the same applies to FT setting as well

do you also check all the shots from both sides of the peg or cushion , if you dont you may find that a shot easily acheivable by a lefty is actually a shot thats not easily done by a righty

spare a thought for the setters , its not an easy job, especially if your doing it in a club where it has to be rushed out in the mornings due to club security, locations ect

I think there would be very few people who deliberately bias courses

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Old 12th November 2015, 09:42 PM
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HFT has a few high and low high profile lefty shooters who shall we say have occasionally brought this to the setters attention over recent years. I think most clubs do give this serious consideration when placing targets now, it is an area that has improved a lot in recent years. But it is difficult for a right handed course setter to always see it through both left and right handed eyes.
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Fairly new at the comp scene and not shot a lot of different courses but fully appreciate the efforts of the dedicated few that give up shooting time to set courses for others to enjoy! So thanks to all that do!

In answer to the original poster - surely the answer is more left handed volunteer course setters, who can help to balance out the odds/bias if any etc.
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