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 Post subject: SxS Sporting with high rib- Feedback?
PostPosted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 1:04 pm 
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Thinking about a 20 Gauge SxS to shoot Sporting sub Gauge plus double up when a SXS event is offered.. I have a Parker Repro with screw in chokes but my wife uses it for Dove and Quail so no go.
Noticed SKB and Dickinson offer a Sporting SxS with high rib and 30” barrels etc. Just curious if anyone has feedback on the high rib on SxS

Othe Gun I’m considering is BERETTA 486 in 20 Gauge



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 Post subject: Re: SxS Sporting with high rib- Feedback?
PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:26 am 
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RFM seem to focus on SxS competition models, not sure if they do sub gauge though?


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 Post subject: Re: SxS Sporting with high rib- Feedback?
PostPosted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:51 pm 
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I love a 20 gauge SXS for sub gauge sporting clays. I recently traded a CSMC RBL in 20 gauge, 28 in barrel, for an AYA Premium Pinless 29 in, 20 gauge. Both are regular ribs and I personally do not believe you need an elevated rib. The sighting picture, to me, is perfect.
I also have a Grulla 209H 12 gauge without an elevated rib. I don't know your budget, but the CSMC that I had was really sweet and handled like a dream. I'll be shooting the AYA tomorrow and hope I don't regret trading the CSMC gun. It's currently on the Pacific Arms website.


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 Post subject: Re: SxS Sporting with high rib- Feedback?
PostPosted: Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:58 pm 
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Waldyo wrote:
RFM seem to focus on SxS competition models, not sure if they do sub gauge though?

http://www.rfmarmi.it/prodotto.php?idp=15
I only see 1 competition model on the RFM website, but it looks like a beauty.
They are virtually unknown here in the US. Id love to check one out though.
Are they popular in Oz?

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 Post subject: Re: SxS Sporting with high rib- Feedback?
PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 4:57 am 
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Claysmoke27 wrote:
Waldyo wrote:
RFM seem to focus on SxS competition models, not sure if they do sub gauge though?

I only see 1 competition model on the RFM website, but it looks like a beauty.
They are virtually unknown here in the US. Id love to check one out though.
Are they popular in Oz?


A shop about an hour or so from carries (well at least lists a couple on their website), never actually seen one in the flesh though. Intersting guns though, be nice to have one just for fun.

https://www.austguns.com.au/product-cat ... ld/page/6/


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 5:10 am 
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Where are the RFM manufactured?


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 3:49 pm 
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RFM is in Gardone, Italy and don’t have a US sales agent

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Waldyo wrote:
Claysmoke27 wrote:
Waldyo wrote:
RFM seem to focus on SxS competition models, not sure if they do sub gauge though?

I only see 1 competition model on the RFM website, but it looks like a beauty.
They are virtually unknown here in the US. Id love to check one out though.
Are they popular in Oz?


A shop about an hour or so from carries (well at least lists a couple on their website), never actually seen one in the flesh though. Intersting guns though, be nice to have one just for fun.

https://www.austguns.com.au/product-cat ... ld/page/6/

It seems they have a bit more of a range than their website would indicate. They look very nice. Thanks for the link.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 10:02 am 
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RFM referred me to the Australian shop. RFM won’t ship to the US citing bureaucracy. Which is a hoot coming from an Italian or the US is even worse than my cynical nature believed.

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 Post subject: Re: SxS Sporting with high rib- Feedback?
PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 2:25 pm 
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I recently bought a Dickinson Plantation Sporting in 28 gauge, with 30 inch barrels from Pacific Sporting Arms. I own a bunch of 12 gauge sxs that I shoot rather well. The 28 gauge is definitely a bit of a challenge. They give you a pattern target with the gun which indicates that it shoot about a 70/30 pattern, and the gun does seem to shoot a little on the high side as confirmed with actual target shooting. Beautiful wood, very nice fit and finish, and in general I am very happy with the gun, but think a 20 gauge would have been a little better for sporting.

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Look for an Ithaca/SKB 100 or 200 in the used gun market. Chokes will be fixed F/M (28" barrels) or M/IC (26" barrels). I use a 100 with 28" barrels for sporting and low-gun start skeet. Center the bird and forget about chokes.


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If you are looking at SKBs, try to find an old 385 Sporting, not a field model.
They had high vent ribs, removable chokes, and a 2 barrel (20 and 28) set was even available.
I think there was a similar 485 too.

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PostPosted: Sun Apr 22, 2018 8:27 pm 
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Why not a SKB 200HR? Single trigger, thin wall chokes, 30" barrels, high rib, new gun What's not to like? The company has them well figured out these days. Love my 28 gauge....




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