About the K-80 Trap Special
Krieghoff is proud to offer the K-80 Trap Special with fully adjustable high-post rib for point-of-impact (POI) adjustments. Built around the proven K-80 receiver, the Trap Special comes with 30″ or 32” O/U-barrels, 5 Steel factory Choke tubes (CT) or optional Titanium Chokes and a Monte Carlo trap stock with adjustable comb specifically designed for the high-post rib.
Shipped from the factory with a 70%/30% POI in all barrels, the rib can be adjusted so the gun shoots a fairly flat 60%/40% or up to almost a full pattern high. The higher rib provides for good visibility around the gun and quick target acquisition. An added benefit is the low recoil due to a “heads-up” shooting position.
Particularly unique is the fully adjustable O/U-barrel for shooting doubles. Not only can the point-of-impact of both barrels be adjusted simultaneously, you may also adjust the spread between the 2 free-floating barrels by changing the front hanger which results in different POI for each barrel, if desired. This way the bottom barrel can be set to shoot higher than the top barrel.
The K-80 Trap Special with the complete point-of-impact adjustment is a hallmark of Krieghoff shotguns.
Featured above with upgraded engraving, wood, chokes and butt plate.
Specifications and Options
|Gauge:||12 Gauge; 3“ chambers|
|Barrels:||30" or 32", CT/CT (5 Steel Chokes included)
Trap Specials are shipped with a standard 70%/30% high shooting pattern, the point-of-impact can be adjusted from a fairly flat 60%/40% to almost a full pattern high.
|Rib:||Fully adjustable, high-post ventilated tapered rib.|
All Trap Special barrels come with 5 Steel Chokes or optional Titanium Chokes.
Available chokes: Cylinder (C, #00), Skeet (S, #0), Super Skeet (SSK, #0+ in Titanium only) Improved Cylinder (IC, #1), Light Modified (LM, #1+), Modified (M, #2), Light Improved Modified (LIM, #2+), Improved Modified (IM, #3), Full (F, #4), and Super Full (SF, #5).
|Sights:||White pearl front sight and metal center bead.|
|Action:||Case hardened, nickel plated steel receiver with satin grey finish.|
|Trigger:||Single selective mechanical trigger, adjustable for finger length.
Trigger pull: Approximately 3-1/4 to 3-3/4 lbs.
Optional Release Trigger available
|Safety:||Top tang push button safety. Can be locked in off position.|
|Stock:||Fine-checkered select Turkish walnut with satin epoxy finish.
Standard is a Monte Carlo stock with palm swell and adjustable comb especially designed for the higher post rib of the Trap Special.
Standard length of pull is 14-3/8"
Drop range: 1 1/4" - 1 5/8"
|Forearm:||Standard forearm is #3 Trap.|
|Grade/Engraving:||Standard is Arabesque Scroll engraving. Optional engravings available.|
|Weight:||All K-80 trap guns, regardless of configuration, weigh approximately 9 lbs.|
|Case:||All K-80 Trap Special guns come in a fitted Krieghoff Nigrini hard case.|
Additional K-80 Trap Special Configurations
Trap Special DTS
The Trap Special DTS was born on the Double Trap Field. It is a product that has been directly researched and developed in conjunction with Olympic Double Trap Shooters. It has helped shooters such as Andreas Löw win the Silver medal at the 2011 World Championship and Billy Crawford, Jr. become the 2012 USA Shooting National Champion. As with both the Trap Special and the Trap Special Pro you will find a higher rib allowing for a heads up shooting position with the benefit of more visibility and less perceived recoil. However, the DTS offers a strategically lower rib at the rear to provide extremely fast target acquisition, something that is necessary in the game of Double Trap. This particular rib style is not only beneficial in the game of Olympic Double Trap, but is just as much at home shooting Double Rise. This rib features the same adjustment wheel as the other versions of the Trap Special to fine tune your Point of Impact and is available in 30" or 32". The rib may be retro-fitted to existing Trap Special’s by contacting Clay & Hunt.
K-80 Trap Special Pro - (Special order only)
Designed to shoot approximately 120% high, the Trap Special Pro-Rib is the choice for the shooter whose style commands a higher pattern than the regular Trap Special can shoot. Current Trap Special owners are able to upgrade their K-80 to the Pro-Rib for an additional charge.