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Old 11-01-2008, 05:04 AM   #11
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Here is my baseline Compact II:





I preferred the frame on it to the shorter Ultra II frame. I added the Hogue Combats after shooting it the second time to help control muzzle flip and get the front sight back down quicker. Other than that, the only thing I would do to it is add night sights. I absolutely love this pistol. Of 20 or so pistols that I've handled, it has been the nicest for the money.

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Here is my baseline Compact II:




Dang nice pistoly dude!!
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Thank you for your input

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i'm sure some of the passionate 1911 guys will help you out
JD should be around here pretty soon...
Damn, called out again for my bias... LOL

The 1911 is the greatest handgun platform going today in my opinion. John Browning was an absolute God among Men.

Of the three models listed, I think the Dan Wesson will probably be more affordable, but I feel the quality of the Kimber is a bit better overall.

Have you shot them? And if so, what feels the best to you?

I carried a Kimber Pro Raptor II for a couple of years and loved the weapon, except for the ambi safety. I sold it off for about what I paid for it and now I carry a 4.25" Nighthawk.

Having owned 3 Kimbers, and still being in possession of 2 of them, I don't have any reservations about recommending them.

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Of the ones you listed, I have the CBOB and the Ultra CarryII. Both outstanding weapons, but strictly from an "ease of daily carry" standpoint, I'd prefer the Utlra Carry II over the CBOB. The UCII is obviously smaller, but also quite a bit lighter and for all day every day carry is just mroe comfortable. You can't go wrong with either one though!
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Dang nice pistoly dude!!
It's all right. It slings lead pretty well and has never failed to feed, fire or extract. I would like to get some sort of coating put on it, as well as some Meprolight 2 color night sights. Other than that though, I wouldn't change a thing about it, not even polishing the sear and trigger. They're already pretty nice, I'd be afraid to screw them up.
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I would put the three names on a dartboard drink a 12 pack and throw a dart at it which ever one it hits or gets closes too buy that one.

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Best idea yet...lol.

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have the kimber ultra carry and love it. shoots great and looks good. you may also want to look at the springfiel micro compact (45 cal) or emp (9mm). they are almost identical and shoot very well also. between my wife and i we have all three. the springfield micro compact also comes in a model with a light and rail which is the one my wife carries.

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For the money, the CBOB is an incredible carry gun. If I could have found one when I had the $$ and approval, I'd have one now, but Kimber is NOT a bad alternative at all I have 2.

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