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So I bought a optimus 2.0 riser on AT and the grip on it feels like a left hand grip. I asked the previous owner that got it in a trade and he says it's right hand but it has a lifeline ridge... but here's the thing, it feels great in my string hand but feels horrible in my bow hand?! Common sense tells me this is in fact a lefty shooter grip, here's some pics.
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It is for a right hand bow - R-core has the option to provide a ridge line for a repeatable grip. You can take a file or a coarse sand paper and take it out. I have an R-core grip that came with those profiles for better traction but were too coarse for my taste and I filed them down to a comfortable feel - just enough traction without letting indentations on my hand.
 

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Yeah you guys are right, but this grip has the ergonomics of a brick. The side where the lifeline ridge is on is way too square, it sticks my hand out too far. If it was rounded down like a quarter of an inch it might feel ok.
 

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Yeah you guys are right, but this grip has the ergonomics of a brick. The side where the lifeline ridge is on is way too square, it sticks my hand out too far. If it was rounded down like a quarter of an inch it might feel ok.
My original Gillo grip didn't work for me for the same "blocky" reason. I have a JD3 Jager grip now that is excellent. The lifeline ridge is actually pretty nice on it.
 

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The new rcore low grip from the optimus guy showed up allready! it feels great, it still promotes a good grip but in a much less intrusive way, the old grip HAS to be held a certain way or else it doesn't work.
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The BEST style grips are often described as feeling like the wrong handedness. They are designed to be shot using the BEST method. That doesn't strike me as a BEST grip but it could be. Sometimes you cannot tell with a picture.

I have BEST grips on most of my bows.
 

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The BEST style grips are often described as feeling like the wrong handedness. They are designed to be shot using the BEST method. That doesn't strike me as a BEST grip but it could be. Sometimes you cannot tell with a picture.

I have BEST grips on most of my bows.
Mind sharing some pictures of these grips?
 
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