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Posted: 8/29/2004 5:39:41 AM EDT
What side of your rifle do you mount your light on and why? I dont think it realy matters in the long run but was just curious.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 7:17:34 AM EDT
FWIW I put mine on right side (3 o'clock) so it won't take any peripheral vision away as it would if it was in front of my nose. I am right handed.

Link Posted: 8/29/2004 9:32:36 AM EDT
As a righty, it is on my 3 o'clock because

1. Shooting around corners my light will be useful without exposing myself additionally.
2. Mounting on 6 o'clock interfers with shooting over cover and being able to rest your rifle on sandbags ect.
3. When carrying with sling, it will not rub against your body.
Link Posted: 8/29/2004 10:50:51 AM EDT
Mine's on the right side (3 o'clock). Since I use a clickie tailcap, the switch is right there at my thumb when using the VFG.
Link Posted: 9/1/2004 4:44:08 AM EDT
Left side. For support hand activation of the button.

I dont' trust wires.

Link Posted: 9/1/2004 4:57:44 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/1/2004 4:58:38 AM EDT by NickDrak]
If the light obstructs your view it is a problem. Most of the quality optical sights are designed to be used with both eyes open, and if you are a righty and you have your light mounted on the left, its gonna obstruct your view somewhat.
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