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    Re: Left-handed Coutinho sextant
    From: Mark Knudsen
    Date: 2017 Jul 25, 14:07 -0700

    Am interested in you'alls comments. I am left-handed and sometimes think we think of ourselves as some kind of misfits, that others are out to get us. Please remember, according to science, tells us we are the only ones in our right  minds!  A casting reel for a right-handed person is really left-handed: we don't have to change hands when we reel in. A side winder skill saw is left-handed. I can see where the blade is cutting without looking over the top or squinting through all these Brackets.  Soooo  in the same vain your right-handed sextant is in reality built for a left-handed person

    m to get the easiest and most accurate sights using your left eye. Doing so centers the sextant in your body balancing the forces on your shoulders to help stabilize forces back and forth. I have other thoughts I will share in another format for holding and sight methods I see few if any comments on.  Ģranted I am very new at this. Just remember the Wright brothers were bicycle mechanics.  thanks for your time    mark

       
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