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My pops wants to get a home defense/plinking handgun. I had a few ideas pop into my head... but I forgot he shoots left handed (ambidextrous, so I didn't even think about it) which leads my question:
Is a sr9 left hand compatible?
If not, could you make it left hand compatible?
I know with training, anything will work for anybody, but a gun that's fun to shoot promotes more practice (IMHO)
 

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The SR9 is pretty lefty friendly...ambidextrous thumb safety and mag release. The slide release is set up for right thumb use (on the left side) but, with a little practice, can be manipulated with the index finger of the left hand when holding the pistol in the left hand.

The S&W M&P has ambidextrous controls and can be purchased with or without ambi thumb safety. There are a few other non-Ruger pistols that are lefty friendly as well.

Being a lefty myself, one of my pet gripes is guns being not as lefty friendly as they could be.
 

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Kudzu; Any issues for Lefties with ejection ports being on the right?

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Not too often for me, Snewk. On a few occasions I've had casings land on my head...even had one or two drop down between my glasses and cheek...that gets your attention in a hurry! Also had a few drop on my head or down the collar of my shirt.

Most ejection port problems - though few - have occurred when shooting Isosceles, so probably a left side port would not have made any difference, all things being equal. Nowadays, I tend to shoot more Weaver or modified Weaver, which tends to get the ejection port a little more to my right and more out of the way, so to speak. That's not the reason I switched to Weaver; I did so because I can get better sight alignment and improved accuracy with my progressive lenses.
 
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SR series pistols are lefty friendly.

Mostly us lefty types are more "adaptable" then all others. 'Cause we be in our right minds, and have much higher skill levels.

Just say'n. :icon_ devil::icon_ devil:
 
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