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Old October 1, 2007, 11:53 PM   #1
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Shooting without glasses

After ~150 rounds through my new Marlin I lost my glasses. Not my safety glasses, my prescription glasses. I'm not completely blind, and I can see the target and the rings without them but it's not as defined and clear as I'd like it to be. Also, when shooting over 25 yards I can't see where my bullets are landing, making it hard to adjust.
Should I try to learn to shoot without glasses or head out and grab another pair before picking up my rifle again?
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Old October 2, 2007, 12:09 AM   #2
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Eyes aren't like bicepts my friend, in my experience you're going to make your vision worse working your eyes so hard.

Get the glasses.... actually get two pairs.
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Old October 3, 2007, 04:04 PM   #3
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I have mild astigmatism. The stock iron sights on my various rifles look fuzzy, as does the target. The other day I had the opportunity to sight through a Ruger 10/22 with TechSight apertures, and voila...perfectly clear.

Eventually I'm getting a Merit sight, but have to wait for funds.
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