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F\S Add-On Raised Rib

If you would like to purchase one of these ribs you can email us with what rib you would like to order and we will email you back with a credit\debit card checkout page to speed the process up. The website box above should have a link to a purchase order page if you would like to call or mail out the order form. We send donations to David for any sales referred from this forum. Email us with any questions you may have or a better printable price & order form and we will return them right of way.

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How do these attach to the existing rib? I did not see anything on your site. They look good in the pictures and your size range is good.
 

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F\S Add-On Raised Rib

Dave,

If you are speaking of the recessed center area that looks like the Kreighoffs the .030 thickness tape makes up for that. It's much better to have a recessed center than a raised center. Hope this helps.

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I bought one of these from Scott about a week ago. All emails leading up to the sale were promptly and cordially answered. The rib arrived very quickly via USPS priority mail, and was packaged in such a way that it couldn't be damaged in shipment.

Because my existing rib is a little short, I cut off part of the rib using a fine blade on a chop saw. This worked well. I installed the rib on my Beretta using the tape and clamps. Once installed, the darn thing was simply immovable. I wasn't happy with my crooked install job, so I went to Wally World and purchased an inexpensive roll of 20 pound fishing line to use for un-installation. As difficult a chore as this was, and as tough as it was to remove all the tape from both the gun and the rib, I can't believe that it ever would have come loose under normal shooting conditions. I'm going to re-install using RTV, and hope that I can do my part a little better this time.

I recommend Scott and his product very highly, and would buy another in a heartbeat.

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For most ribs, RTV is much better. There's no gap between the ribs, you can
correct the alignment before the glue sets, it does not ever come off unless you want to remove it, in which case it is very easy to remove it by simply making a little slit between the ribs with a razor blade or thin blade knife.
The RTV cleans easily with alcohol, and probably a lot of other harmless chemicals.
I don't know why they sell it with tape.
 

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RTV is silicone adhesive. It is easy to remove with a razor blade if you ever want the rib off. Much easier to remove than the 3M tape.

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I need to remove one of Scotts ribs. How do I get it off???
I like the rib a lot how ever I have to sell my KS5 and I want to keep the rib for my 391.
please help.
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Randy, you can do what I did and buy some inexpensive fishing line. I bought
20 lb test, and even at that weight, had several breakages.

All you do is cut a piece of line long enough so that you can wrap it around both hands a couple of times. Clamp the barrel in a vise (with padding of course) and carefully insert the fishing line between the add-on rib and the existing rib on the gun. Simply "saw" back and forth along the length of the rib in order to cut through the tape. You may end up cutting several lengths of line before you get the job done, because the sharp edges of both ribs will deteriorate the line rather quickly.

Once you've separated the two ribs, you can use your thumb to sort of "rub" the remains of the tape off of both the add-on rib and the original rib. Should you have any trouble, you can buy either Goof-off or De-SolvIt at most any Home Depot or Lowes. These products will soften the 3M adhesive and make it easier to remove, without damaging either the finish on the add-on or the gun.

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To remove a rib you can also use dental floss. I done it it a lot of times and i use Goo Gone and a bamboo toothpick to help in the removal of the old RTV. I got one of these ribs but have not installed it yet.
 

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I have 2 of these ribs and could not be happier with them. I have now had each on 2 different guns and they are still great. I can not imagine shooting without a raised rib any more and this seems like the best way to do it.
On top of the shooting results they look really cool.
RR
 
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