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Adjustable rib question

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by GOT A PAIR, Feb 8, 2011.

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  1. GOT A PAIR

    GOT A PAIR TS Member

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    I am planing on someone installing a adjustable rib on one of my browning BT100, your opinion on money maker.
     
  2. short shucker

    short shucker TS Member

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    Before spending your hard earned dough, look at the ribs that Dennis Devault installs. They may be a couple of dollars more, but money well spent in my book.

    ss
     
  3. shoot for ever

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    i have a dennis devaault rib on my 90-t love it.
     
  4. Mark425

    Mark425 TS Member

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    Another vote for Dennis
     
  5. 19539trap

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    Dennis is a great guy.
     
  6. Rastoff

    Rastoff Active Member

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    Money Maker does good work. However, why do you want an adjustable rib?
     
  7. Ted K.

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    Talk to Vicki Keen of Keensights (http://www.keensights.com). She has done several ribs for me, all perfect, no subsequent problems, and the price is very good.

    She does it by manufacturing an aluminum rib specifically to fit your gun and then attaches it to your gun by a combination of screws (using the bead screw holes already on your gun) and something like RTV. (You can't see the RTV when she is done.)

    I recently compared one of her ribs (on my gun) to a Moneymaker rib (on a friend's gun) and found no reason to prefer the Moneymaker rib. While opinions might differ, I though her rib looked a little nicer than the MM. It is also easily removable, if you want to sell the gun as pristine.

    Quite a few people posting on TS.com have spoken favorably of Vicki's product, and I don't recall ever seeing any indication of dissatisfaction.

    Also, she is a pleasure to deal with.

    Ted K.
     
  8. Juantoomany

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    If you want a rib..please check Roger Eubanks...I think I got the spelling correct...

    Dave
     
  9. GOT A PAIR

    GOT A PAIR TS Member

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    The gun shoots to high for me with the comb all the way down.
     
  10. BIG PAPA

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    Dave Berlet in New Knoxville, Ohio makes add-on-ribs that are the best I have seen. Very high quality and shooter friendly prices. YOu can call him at 419-753-2557, Tell him Big Papa told you about his work. I does not cost to call and get some good information.
     
  11. Calkidd

    Calkidd Well-Known Member

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    Yours shoots high? I have my comb up about 3/8" and it shoots around 60/40. I wouldn't think there would be that much of a variable between the same gun.

    Bryan
     
  12. Rastoff

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    Bryan,

    The POI of a gun is set by the height of the comb. The height of the comb is affected by the anchor point you use. I have very high cheek bones. Therefore, a gun that shoots 60/40 for you might shoot 40/60 for me. If you were to shoot my Trap gun, it would probably shoot 120% high for you. I have it set for about 90% high for me.

    The same gun won't shoot the same for everyone.
     
  13. Calkidd

    Calkidd Well-Known Member

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    Talking about POI, it just dawned on my that we all talk about percentages. But shouldn't we be talking in inches? Like how high a gun shoots based off of 13 yards? Something like a gun shoots 3" high @ 13 yards.

    Bryan
     
  14. Rastoff

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    Whether you talk about POI in inches or percentage depends on your point of view.

    Percentage looks at the whole pattern, and inches looks at the center of the pattern. It's really the same thing. Either method is difficult to measure. First you have to measure the pattern, then determine where it is in reference to the Point of Aim. Since no two patterns are alike, this measurement is not easy. Even at 13 yards, it is guesswork to determine the center of the pattern or the edges by just looking at it.

    Now, if you use some software like Shotgun Insight, you can be more precise. It takes every pellet strike into account and mathematically finds the center of the pattern. Most people won't take the time to use the software.

    So, X" high at 13 yards or XX/XX pattern are both OK ways to describe the POI as far as I'm concerned. They both indicate where your pattern is in relation to POA.
     
  15. Calkidd

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    Makes perfect sense, thanks for taking the time to explain this.

    Bryan
     
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