Kimber: failure...

Discussion in '1911 Forum' started by bleak23, Oct 27, 2012.

  1. bleak23

    bleak23 New Member

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    The first time I fired my Kimber Custom CDP II, it was a tack driver. On that day, the guy next to me who was watching said that it was "scary." I attributed this to the gun and not my skills as a shooter. I put another 500 rounds through it and it was mostly a repeat of the first time.

    Then, last time at the range... I'm embarrassed to say, I couldn't hit the target at 15 yds! I mean not anywhere on the target! I was aghast and dismayed. I tried two more clips. Maybe hit the edge of target. Where did the shots go? I can't tell ya. Only that it did go bang eight times.

    The only thing I've changed on it is I bought three Tripp mags. I heard they were the best. The gun was cleaned before shooting.

    So, am I getting old or what? Could my shooting skills have atrophied? Did something break? Has this happened to anyone else? Thanks.
     
  2. sputnik1988

    sputnik1988 Active Member

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    I've had issues like this after neglecting to practice often, try setting up a very large target to see exactly where the rounds are going.

    My money is on either the sights or you, I just cant imagine it being something broken.
     

  3. trip286

    trip286 New Member

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    On to something there. Even non adjustable sights can get jarred or damaged.
     
  4. pranc2

    pranc2 New Member

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    chances are its you. i have done the same thing if i havent shot in a while or if i shoot alot of .22 before the 45.. lol start blinking and jerking all over the place.. so now i shoot the 45 and finish with .22:rolleyes:
     
  5. nitestalker

    nitestalker New Member

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    I would call Kimber. A friend of mine had that happen. He fired it from a bench rest it just quit shooting as it should . Kimber had him return it he got it back in 10 days it is shooting just fine. :)
     
  6. drvsafe

    drvsafe New Member

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    What was the problem in the end?