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high rib or standard?

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by DaveXT, Apr 6, 2011.

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  1. DaveXT

    DaveXT Member

    Feb 14, 2011
    What is the benefit of a high rib? Straighter posture? If you could choose would you take the high rib or standard?

  2. miketmx

    miketmx Well-Known Member

    Jan 29, 1998
    I have a high rib TMX and a conventional rib MX3. The MX3 is more intuitive to point and I believe it is easier to crossfire with the TMX.
  3. goose2

    goose2 Well-Known Member

    Feb 20, 2007
    I was born and raised on the high ribs so that is all I know. I like the higher ribs because they allow a quicker view of the bird as soon as it comes out of the house. I also like the more heads up site down the rib and yes lets not forget that they look neater than sh!t. I would be opened to trying a regular k80 unsingle barrel if someone would like to send me one to try. Who knows I mite have to switch to the shorter rib.
  4. arjay

    arjay TS Member

    May 2, 2010
    For me it is about the matter of comfort when the cheek is on the stock. I like a high rib because I have a long neck and am uncomforable lowering my head to the stock too much. After a day of 300 rounds or so my neck can get sore when shooting with a low rib.

    We are all sized differently in different areas of our body. That's what keeps stock-fitters in business!

  5. Slugo

    Slugo Member

    Feb 23, 2011
    I shoot both, but prefer the high-rib most of the time. I prefer floating the target at the end of my barrels...
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