Last Activity:10-21-2008 9:28 AM
Posted in thread: Night Sights for Kimber 1911 on 10-19-2008 at 07:27 PM
Yeah, I have seen those. I can only find the 'green on green' for the Kimber, though. Would
perfer the green front/yellow or orange rear, for sure. MMC has those on their web site, but
Posted in thread: New Kimber on 10-19-2008 at 07:04 PM
Thanks for the input. You reinforced my tendencies. What are the pros/cons of open/closed
muzzle holsters? The only thing I can find from the manufacturer's is that it allows foreign
debris to pass on...
Posted in thread: New Kimber on 10-18-2008 at 11:56 PM
Here is a DeSantis model I kinda like. Model 85 (L)"Premium saddle leather, double seams and a
highly detailedmolded fit, make this exposed muzzle, tight fitting, two-slotholster a great
choice for yo...
Posted in thread: Night Sights for Kimber 1911 on 10-18-2008 at 05:01 AM
Thanks for info. All of gun smithing exp has been on long guns, so far. Like you say, it ain't
hard, but ain't to muck up either. One slip of the punch and tritium everywhere:eek: How does
the MMC bra...
Posted in thread: New Kimber on 10-18-2008 at 04:33 AM
Thanks Matt and JD, I have narrowed my options to a DeSantis, with a FBI cant, OWB. The only
real decision left is thumb snap or open top. Material is immaterial to me:cool:; do you guys
see any pros/...
Posted in thread: New Kimber on 10-18-2008 at 12:12 AM
With regards to retention systems, the Level II is my preference by far. As far as carrying a
1911 cocked and locked, I would like a holster with a strap between the hammer and
striker/firing pin. Tha...
Posted in thread: Night Sights for Kimber 1911 on 10-17-2008 at 09:58 PM
I just traded a XD .45 for a Kimber Ultra Crimmson Carry in same cal (see post in other
thread). I want to install trigium night sights. I have done this several times on long guns,
but never on hand ...
Posted in thread: New Kimber on 10-17-2008 at 09:39 PM
Yeah, I have seen a black molded plastic, paddle style holster (the name evades me right now),
that uses a "tension screw" for retention. I like the Blackhawk system of positive saftey,
Posted in thread: New Kimber on 10-17-2008 at 08:03 PM
Sorry for for being so vague. OWB, material neg., I did have a Blackhawk CQB SERPA for my XD.
Seems they are not available for Kimber. I do like some form of "security", if you will, some
way to keep ...
Posted in thread: New Kimber on 10-17-2008 at 07:38 PM
Grettings to all,I just traded my XD .45 "4 Compact for a Kimber Ultra Crimmson Carry .45. This
is my first 1911 since retiring from the USAF over 13 years ago. I picked it up new for
$830+tax. I want...