In another very similar recent thread, someone said: "If you can afford a Kimber, you can afford a Colt." It's hard to argue with that.
I would add, while Kimber makes some nice looking guns, they have had some QC issues. My primary gripe w/ Kimber is their pathetic one year warranty.
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