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Old 01-16-2020, 05:13 PM
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How does an 8" black paper target look to your eyes at say 20 or 25 yards? Is it crystal clear? If not, don't you find it hard to get an accurate shot off even if you are front sight focused?
It would be slightly fuzzy. However, with a front sight focus with young healthy eyes the target is not crystal clear anyway, your front sight is. With iron sights, if your targets in focus you will not be very accurate. I can still manage exceptionally tight groups at 15 to 25 yds with the target a little bit fuzzy. This is a recent target at 15yds. With my Elvex glasses I can still see the white lines. I shoot a bit of USPSA competition as well with them and shoot a lot of Alphas.
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Old 01-16-2020, 05:18 PM
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I have a red dot on my handgun and will be 100% target focused...5 yards to 25 yards. So I think I won't need to bother with front sight distance.
I just noticed this. Absent from your opening post. My suggestion won't help you. When I shoot an optic, its just with my contacts and clear safety glasses. No extra correction needed.
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Old 02-10-2020, 11:10 AM
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Bumping (new noob here). Anyone mind explaining the differences between all the "USGI" glasses and those rated as "Z87.1"? Keep seeing two different types of protection ratings and not sure which is best.
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Old 02-13-2020, 11:40 AM
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I'm right eye dominant so the right lens was set with a focal length based on the distance from my eye to the front sight, with the left lens set for distance.
Same.

I had my optometrist take the measurements (I didn't bring in my pistol, I simply had him get me focused on the tip of my thumb at full extension) and I ordered a pair from ZenniOptical - cost me around $60 (and only that high because I added the sunglass option to it). It's amazing being able to see both the target and the front-sight in crisp focus

I don't care about the "In S.D. you'll be using your normal glasses" argument - yes, I'm aware of that, but I still want to shoot my best groups when I'm on the range.
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