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Are there many left hand shooters out there shooting double triggers.  Seems they are built for right hand shooters.  Do the lefty's have a problem with them.  Thanks for any help.
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My son and I both shoot off our left shoulders, and do not have a problem with the RH trigger configuration.  

I have not heard of this from others either, so I think you could adjust easily.
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Never had any trouble with right handed double triggers... just with a cast off stock.  Try shooting one and see how it goes for you... I don't think you'll have any trouble.

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Beretta double trigger sets(as installed by Coles) are in line..... other mfg's are off set.... I've heard of lefty's bending the triggers to be more in line   or left biased... but as I think about it a right hand shooter has the front trigger deep and the back trigger shallow with no ill effects... can't imagine it would make that much difference the other way...

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I shoot lefty and double triggers.  I have them heated and bent for a better feel.  No big deal.  Any smith can do.

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I shoot lefty and double triggers.  I have them heated and bent for a better feel.  No big deal.  Any smith can do.

Absolutely! I HATED double triggers before I had them bent for me, now I prefer them

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Those of you who bent triggers are they crossed and no longer vertical, if so how does it effect trigger pull.
For those of you who got used to it have you had double fires or a sore finger from hitting the rear trigger when pulling the front.  Sorry for the questions but would like to get a new gun.
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I shoot left handed and have a number of double trigger guns. I have my smith bend the trigger spoons so that they lay slightly to the left side.

It is also possible to 'swap' the triggers on many guns so that they are true left hand triggers. This is not that big a deal, but I do not need t go this far.


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I shoot left handed and have a number of double trigger guns. I have my smith bend the trigger spoons so that they lay slightly to the left side.

It is also possible to 'swap' the triggers on many guns so that they are true left hand triggers. This is not that big a deal, but I do not need t go this far.


Lefty here too.

What the C-Man sez is really the right way to do it.  Those operations plus a bend to cast on really starts to add up $$$$$. Good 'smiths dont work cheap and I dont blame them either.  Plus some stocks just cant be bent enough to suit  or wont "stay" bent.

The biggest problems I've had with DT guns is when the trigger guard or triggers themselves are too small for my hands. And just fuuggeettaboutit when wearing any kind of gloves. :down:

A few true LH guns have been made, mostly English, but are rare and usually high dollar pieces.

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Southpaw here too. Shoot double trigger SxS's. Never messed with having triggers bent, rearranging, etc. Never even crossed my mind to do it, never has been a issue and I can shoot relatively well. Have had stocks bent to neutralize a bunch of cast off to either neutral or a slight bit of cast on, but I've owned many more doubles that I've never touched and I shot them just fine too. The only thing that seems to bother me if there is in excess of cast off, like 3/8" or more.  Had a Darne V-19 that was extremely difficult to shoot well because of the excessive cast off.
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I've found it to be a total non-issue. I've never had a trigger bent and never had a problem with doubling or a pinched finger. In fact, I never even thought about it until you asked the question.
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My triggers mechanically worked fine the other way.  I didn't pinch my fingers, etc.  But bending the trigger/spoons just made everything more comfortable.  YMMV.

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