I am a lefty, but shoot right handed. I developed that habit at an early age when my father took me out to shoot for the first time at age six. He had a bolt action .22 and it hit me in the cheek. It was so uncomfortable, I had no choice. Everything I do is left-handed except for shooting! Did I say that?!
I made a left hand percussion rifle in the mid-70s, but shot right flint locks from my left shoulder for a long time. Just be careful how you place your right fore arm along side the stock or you could get some powder burns from the vent. Happened to me a couple of times in the excitement of a hunt. My battery consists of mostly left hand flint lock rifles now, pistols are mixed.
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