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Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-26-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By L-2
https://www.egwguns.com/1911-parts/slide-parts/?ca...

https://www.egwguns.com/1911-parts/slide-parts/?cat=7

EGW has several barrel bushings available. Some are also available from other sources such as Brownell's:
...
Forum: Kimber 03-26-2020, 08:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,168
Posted By L-2
For Post_2's question, it's a 5" model, aka known...

For Post_2's question, it's a 5" model, aka known as "Government" or in Kimber's terminology, "Custom".

Kimber doesn't exactly even have a "Commander" 4.25" size, but has 4" models (which Kimber...
Forum: Kimber 03-26-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 721
Posted By L-2
I had a Kimber TLE II ("Custom"=5" barrel in...

I had a Kimber TLE II ("Custom"=5" barrel in Kimber-speak).
I traded it off, but overall, it was a good gun. I liked the simple matte-blued finish which I liked even as it began to wear from being...
Forum: Kimber 02-15-2020, 04:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,034
Posted By L-2
https://www.midwayusa.com/product/1305219161 ...

https://www.midwayusa.com/product/1305219161
Here's a polymer Kimber mainspring housing for ~$21.

Some people have mistaken the "swirls" in the polymer for being a crack, when it's just the...
Forum: Kimber 01-27-2020, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By L-2
After almost a day of no answers, I'm going to...

After almost a day of no answers, I'm going to guess nobody is going to divulge Kimber's proprietary information on Kimber's sources of supply. Purchasing/corporate procurement (even accounting,...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 01-10-2020, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 548
Posted By L-2
https://www.10-8performance.com/1911-magazines/ ...

https://www.10-8performance.com/1911-magazines/
Here's a good article to read regarding 1911 magazines. Hopefully, it'll give you more than enough info regarding 1911 mags and answer questions you...
Forum: Kimber 01-03-2020, 04:48 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 54,999
Posted By L-2
Regarding Post 80, in Kimber's...

Regarding Post 80, in Kimber's marketing/terminology:
Ultra=3" barrel
Compact=4", but with "Ultra"-sized grip
Pro=4"
Custom=5"
When thinking/talking "Kimber" and the word "custom"; just think of...
Forum: Kimber 12-13-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 934
Posted By L-2
I've been reading/hearing good things about this...

I've been reading/hearing good things about this Kimber lightweight, full-size (Kimber calls its 5" models "Custom").

For some reason, if its the model(s) I'm thinking of, Kimber hasn't put...
Forum: Kimber 12-04-2019, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 724
Posted By L-2
Thanks for the (drive-by) link. I found the 2"...

Thanks for the (drive-by) link. I found the 2" DA/SA K6S interesting in that there will be a separate .38 Special version whereas prior K6S models only came in .357 Mag.

I may have to make the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 11-10-2019, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By L-2
I'll admit when I first bought a Kimber TLE II 5"...

I'll admit when I first bought a Kimber TLE II 5" ~2007, I think, I had the premature slide lock back problem (common with Kimber slide stops at this time).

Kimber sent me another after a phone...
Forum: Other 1911's 10-15-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,091
Posted By L-2
The Bul website: ...

The Bul website:
http://bularmory.com/index.php?route=product/product&path=20_64_68&product_id=72

directs any particular questions to the various distributors located within one's country. If...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-10-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,735
Posted By L-2
For Post#17: -that's not the OP's picture in...

For Post#17:
-that's not the OP's picture in Post#3; it's from another poster and may just be staged to ask the OP if that was what was happening in post#1.
-the angled round in the photo isn't...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-09-2019, 01:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,663
Posted By L-2
I must admit, with my limited level of abilities,...

I must admit, with my limited level of abilities, I was unable to get the EGW "HD" extractor(s) to work for me. I hear those who are better than me with fitting things, like, or may prefer these...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-09-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,663
Posted By L-2
I've found Wilson-Combat's "Bullet Proof" firing...

I've found Wilson-Combat's "Bullet Proof" firing pin stops and extractors need little-no-extra fitting; Wilson-Combat's webpage indicates "minor fitting" for some of its parts; some of its other...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 09-08-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,238
Posted By L-2
Please define what you mean by "slide lock". ...

Please define what you mean by "slide lock".

My initial thought is the barrel isn't fit quite right.
Forum: Kimber 09-06-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,361
Posted By L-2
Regarding Post#20, Kimber has a webpage for...

Regarding Post#20, Kimber has a webpage for Calif.-approved handguns. I don't know what's in Kimber's catalog, otherwise:
https://www.kimberamerica.com/pistols/california-compliant

...
Forum: Other 1911's 08-27-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 817
Posted By L-2
See: ...

See: https://forum.m1911.org/showthread.php?19785-A-R-Sales-Company

The referenced thread indicates the A.R. Sales company was in business from '68-'77.

Other old internet comments said the...
Forum: Kimber 08-13-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,929
Posted By L-2
Yes, I've replaced a Kimber one-piece full-length...

Yes, I've replaced a Kimber one-piece full-length guide rod in my TLE II Custom, back when I owned one. My other two Kimbers already had the regular G.I. guide rod. While I was buying the G.I....
Forum: Kimber 06-21-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,697
Posted By L-2
My limited experience is similar to other...

My limited experience is similar to other posters' comments.

My oldest mag is a 7-round blued steel full size Kimber mag which came with a Kimber TLE II, which I bought ~2007 (no longer have the...
Forum: Gunsmithing & Troubleshooting 03-24-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 388
Posted By L-2
https://www.edbrown.com/product/1911-firing-pins/...

https://www.edbrown.com/product/1911-firing-pins/
I've not had a Springfield-Armory 1911 (It's my understanding the "Professional" model doesn't use the special firing pin size, btw) but have heard...
Forum: Kimber 03-20-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,873
Posted By L-2
In no particular order as my thoughts come to...

In no particular order as my thoughts come to mind:

-enough ammo to verify reliability. The quantity and type is your personal preference; e.g., 200 rounds of FMJ, including ~20 rounds of one's...
Forum: Kimber 01-22-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,402
Posted By L-2
My Kimber SIS Custom is at 22,700 rounds. I...

My Kimber SIS Custom is at 22,700 rounds.
I used to have a TLE II 5" and a Warrior, but don't remember the round counts I had when I sold them, but probably ~10K rounds each.
Forum: Ruger 01-03-2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,293
Posted By L-2
As I carry various handguns as suits my mood,...

As I carry various handguns as suits my mood, attire, and activity, no one handgun is an EDC for me. My .45ACP Ruger 4.25" does get carried and shot a good amount, however.

I've had a few...
Forum: Ruger 01-01-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 12,602
Posted By L-2
Update. On 12/14/18 the Novak adjustable rear...

Update.
On 12/14/18 the Novak adjustable rear sight came apart while shooting this Ruger .45ACP 4.25" (SR1911CMD), losing the rear adjustment screw. I bought the rear sight aftermarket, but seems...
Forum: Kimber 12-20-2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By L-2
Before the subject Kimber was bought, it probably...

Before the subject Kimber was bought, it probably did indicate 1/1/2019. Some brands & models get updated later than others, but a person never knows until then, if a specific model will get renewed...
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