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Old 08-25-2012, 04:53 PM   #11
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$625 sounds like a pretty good deal. Most I've seen are a little higher than that.
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Old 08-25-2012, 05:02 PM   #12
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Mine was $640.
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Make sure it's a MilSpec and not a G.I. The MilSpec has better sights already whereas the G.I. has the standard G.I. sights. There are some other differences, but I don't remember what right now. A lot of people confuse the two models.
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Seems to me that you might find a better price elsewhere on the Range Officer. I didn't think they were selling for that high.

If it were my gun, I'd pick the RO. But I do mostly target shooting and paper punching for accuracy. If you're happy shooting pie-plate groups then I'd say the extra cost would not be worth it in that scenario.
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Make sure it's a MilSpec and not a G.I. The MilSpec has better sights already whereas the G.I. has the standard G.I. sights. There are some other differences, but I don't remember what right now. A lot of people confuse the two models.
The only difference besides the sights that I could find (and I'm no expert here) was that the milspec has a slightly different ejection port (is that lowered and flared?) And I think the slide serrations may have been slightly different.
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The only difference besides the sights that I could find (and I'm no expert here) was that the milspec has a slightly different ejection port (is that lowered and flared?) And I think the slide serrations may have been slightly different.
I think the sights and the lowered and flared ejection port is about it. Thanks for jogging my old memory.

If the OP is going to carry the pistol, then the MilSpec is more practical.
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First, I wouldn't buy a Kimber with your money, OP.

Second, for a carry piece, IMO, grips are probably the most

important upgrade, and that's very personal. I like the soft

rubber Hogues, but some folks prefer the smooth hard wood, mica, or

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Won't have to worry about carry, I live in the dumbest state in the union. I wouldn't carry a full-size anyway. Something smaller and lighter.

I was starting to get into Bullseye a few months ago but my schedule changed. The gun would be for general shooting and plinking. Might just stick with my RIA and put some adjustable sights on it. It is shooting low and since the sights are fixed, I'm not real sure what to do about it.
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