is kimber worth getting?

Discussion in '1911 Forum' started by jackal6, Sep 6, 2012.

  1. jackal6

    jackal6 New Member

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    Iv been really looking at kimber custom ii for my first handgun shot it and loved it but I'm noticing not all the reviews people give are good iv only got a budget of $800 I dnt wanna get something im going to regret later
     
  2. canebrake

    canebrake New Member

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    You can find a Kimber for 800$?

    Get a Colt and be happy!
     

  3. genesis

    genesis New Member

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    Never owned a Kimber but I know they're excellent. If that's what you're heart is set on, then get it. But with $800 the field is wide open to ya. Go to youtube and do a search on any gun you're interested in. There are a bazillion excellent gun review vids there. But I warn you. Watching them can become addictive. It is for me.

    If I were to get a 45 it would be the Springfield Armory XDM 45ACP 5.25 Competition model for $740 from Bud's Guns. But that's just me. You should get what YOU want. Really, do the youtube thing.

    Semper Fi

    Don <><

    http://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/product_info.php/products_id/411550948/SPR+XDM+COMPETITION+10RD+45ACP+5.25+10RD
     
  4. gearhead396

    gearhead396 New Member

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    Have to agree with cane on this one god knows iI hate to.... lol just kidding cane :p but ya canes right on the money
     
  5. jackal6

    jackal6 New Member

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    Well what's a nice starter colt?
     
  6. gearhead396

    gearhead396 New Member

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    Canes gonna have to answer that one for ya I buy cheap 1911s lol
     
  7. chuckusaret

    chuckusaret Member

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    Yes, where do you get one for $800? I went to the next step and bought the Solo CDP with the Crimson Trace laser OTD for $1200.
     
  8. tacticalfun

    tacticalfun Active Member

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    Go on gunbroker.com plenty of colts to be had for $800
     
  9. Ultimate_sig

    Ultimate_sig New Member

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    You can go with a colt xse, owned one and loved it or a 70s series. Theyre very customizable.
     
  10. Datalore

    Datalore New Member

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    I have had a Kimber for quite some time. I own 32 handguns and would say that my Kimber is among my top 3 depending on what day it is. If you can hold out to get one I surly would. I have never regretted and always enjoyed my decision on purchasing one.
     
  11. jackal6

    jackal6 New Member

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    @ canebrake; I live in california, can I even buy guns on online auction?
     
  12. gollygee

    gollygee New Member

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    Depends on if the firearm is approved in California, obviously, but some dealers will not ship to California, I guess because they don't want the hassle of worrying about California's laws.

    The Gun Broker links Cane provided may be for different dealers & they'll usually state in their info if they will ship to California. Also, you can go to Gun Broker's home page, click on the "Buyers" link at the top, scroll down & click on "Locate an FFL". There will be a place to put in your zip code & then you can scroll down to FFLs in your area that are set up at Gun Broker.
     
  13. Olympus

    Olympus New Member

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    Thousands of other people think so. Whether its "worth" it to you is something you'll have to decide for yourself.
     
  14. therewolf

    therewolf New Member

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    If Kimber Customer Service had a better rep, I'd say "go for it".

    But for less money you can have a Stainless Steel Colt,

    Springfield, S&W, or Remington. Take your pick...
     
  15. jackal6

    jackal6 New Member

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    I'm interested in colt but iv never shot one, I have shot kimber and It was VERY accurate, will a colt do as well?
     
  16. spittinfire

    spittinfire New Member Supporter

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    Yes, Cane....you can and I have a number of times.
     
  17. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    I never owned a Kimber and do not see my owning any in the future.
     
  18. FearTheFree7

    FearTheFree7 New Member

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    I purchased a Kimber custom II TLE RL in May and 2000 rounds later no issues what so ever. Accuracy is superb as well.
     
  19. jackal6

    jackal6 New Member

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    Well no going back now I paid the deposit I'm getting a kimber :D