Cheek weld, head position, and scope height...

Discussion in 'The Basics, Starting Out' started by CINOSBUS, Aug 5, 2008.

  1. CINOSBUS

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    I have read that,ideally, the best head position for shooting allows you to look straight forward out of your eye socket - ie, you pupil is centered in your head - for reduced strain and better clarity.

    I've also read that you need to have a firm cheek weld and a low mounted scope.

    It seems like these two things are in opposition. Or am I just not doing it right?

    Can someone post a picture of a correct prone shooting head position on a properly fitting "hunting type" rifle?
     
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