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Old 05-23-2010, 07:36 PM   #11
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I'm pretty happy with my kimber pro carry 2 and it is my daily carry. The sharp corner pokes me, but I'm getting it bobtailed soon.

Mine had a few hiccups til I passed 500rds and yours may too. Kimber will tell you it requires a break-in period and even says so in the manual. Mine always fed fmj's, but it stopped short on some hollowpoints. I've found that it feed winchester ranger's 230gr +p hollowpoints really well, good thing since that's what carry in it now!

I was also disappointed with the one magazine, seems like they are skimping. I bought a wilson 47d and it worked great,so I bought another. I haven't tried the tripp mags,yet.





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Thanks for the great advice. It seems like the 30th is so far away. I'm sure i'll come up with more questions soon.

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I have it in Stainless goes everywhere with me. Great value 1911.

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I have a Kimber Custom II with a Wilson Combat Speed Chute and steel back strap. I have a Wilson Combat 8rd mag that is my favorite by far. Feeds everything through that gun without one hiccup. I have been lucky, I have easily put 2500 rounds through my pistol in the one year that I have owned it, and it has chewed through hp's, ball, flat nose, wadcutters, lead, copper jackets rounds, without a single fte. I did find that I got the best accuracy with plain old 230gr. ball ammo.

If you load for it, use whatever brass you want, I even mix mine up, CCI primers, 6.2gr. of Herco behind 230gr. ball....works perfect every time.

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Mine had a few hiccups til I passed 500rds and yours may too. Kimber will tell you it requires a break-in period and even says so in the manual. Mine always fed fmj's, but it stopped short on some hollowpoints. I've found that it feed winchester ranger's 230gr +p hollowpoints really well, good thing since that's what carry in it now!
I know this is about a new Kimber, but Brian, when you say "stopped short" do you mean the round would get caught on the ramp as it was feeding, requiring you to pull the slide back and allow it to slam forward again?

I also run winchester ranger 230gr HP, so I'm just wondering. I've only hit about 300 rounds, so I'm willing to give it a lot more time. Your post gives me some hope.
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Chris, this thread is MONTHS old and Goju no longer has that Kimber. Might want to PM him with some questions specific to what you are looking for though.

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