specifically, it's a more natural angle when you're holding something up close (elbow is less than 90-degree bend). this is easy to see. grab a barrel
Yes, those are listed at good prices. Unfortunately, they are too large for my application needs. I'm looking for a 88/90 CI cover, and not a 98/100 cover.
if you got this and decide you don't like the Y frame it won't be hard to sell.