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Who builds a CROSS OVER RIB ????

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Larryboww, Jul 7, 2009.

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  1. Larryboww

    Larryboww TS Member

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    I saw a picture of a very nicely built cross over rib it was posted by "HAP MEC TWEAKS" Im trying to find out for an old friend at my club that can no longer see with his right eye, he is shooting with one of those cross over mirror devices and your vision is very limited with it. Im just trying to help him out, would love to know who built it for HAP's brother ??? THANKS LARRY, if anyone knows email: LARRYBOWW@AOL.COM
     
  2. AveragEd

    AveragEd Well-Known Member

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    Someone used to make one called "Sidesighter" or something like that. I know a lady shooter from Maryland who uses one or a copy of one. I just can't think of the name of the man who made it - Floyd Nattress, maybe? He advertised in trap & Field at one time.

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    AveragEd Well-Known Member

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    That's it - the Carey Side Sighter! But I can't help thinking that Floyd Nattrass was the "poster boy" for them years ago.

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  4. Hap MecTweaks

    Hap MecTweaks Well-Known Member

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    Larry, the rib you saw in the picture was put together by my brother and I. I think the rib itself was about 15 bucks or so. The hardware attaching it to his gun was from the hardware store. The rib is fully adjustable in and out,up and down at both ends.

    After losing his right eye, he shot his highest ever scores with this side rib shooting from his natural right side. I even shot it well too by completely closing my right eye.

    If you'd like, email me and I'll give you a few more details on ways to put one together.

    <a href="http://s142.photobucket.com/albums/r104/HapMecTweaks/?action=view&current=SideRib1-1.jpg" target="_blank">[​IMG]</a>

    Hap
     
  5. miketmx

    miketmx Well-Known Member

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    Floyd Nattrass developed an elevated front bead he called the Super Sighter. You had to raise your comb and ignore the rib completely.
     
  6. Barry C. Roach

    Barry C. Roach Well-Known Member

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    Mr. Natrass's rib was not offset. He was the father of Canadian Olympic Trapshooter, Susan Natrass. Helluva a shot at American T too. Hall of Famer.
     
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