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Forum: Kimber 08-06-2020, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 434
Posted By wproct
I never felt that any modification was necessary...

I never felt that any modification was necessary on my Kimber Stainless Target II in 9mm, but I'm kind of a tinkerer and just couldn't leave well enough alone. I have added a set of G10 laminate...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 08-04-2020, 06:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,193
Posted By wproct
I hear stories about this, but I have probably...

I hear stories about this, but I have probably owned a dozen or so stainless steel 1911 pistols over the years and have not had one problem with galling. My current Kimber Stainless Target 9 mm 1911...
Forum: Kimber 08-02-2020, 08:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By wproct
That looks like a very good fit!

That looks like a very good fit!
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-31-2020, 07:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,103
Posted By wproct
I have dry-fired my 1911 pistols for years with...

I have dry-fired my 1911 pistols for years with no issues. However, I understand the concern about the firing pin return spring. That would be a place that could be under stress. As far as...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-31-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,451
Posted By wproct
I have a good friend who owned/operated a pawn...

I have a good friend who owned/operated a pawn shop and gun store for over 30 years. He would special order new guns for 10 % over cost plus freight, but his real money was in selling used guns. ...
Forum: Dan Wesson 07-18-2020, 02:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,332
Posted By wproct
Nick Rice, I really like your taste in grips on a...

Nick Rice, I really like your taste in grips on a stainless steel pistol!:)
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-13-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,167
Posted By wproct
I have tried and tried to convince myself that it...

I have tried and tried to convince myself that it isn't really necessary to clean my guns everytime that I shoot them, especially my rimfire guns, but I just can't do it. I clean mine every single...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-09-2020, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,034
Posted By wproct
You really have a lot of the bases covered...

You really have a lot of the bases covered already, but I don't see much in the way of rimfires. How about a nice Colt Match Target? Maybe a Smith & Wesson model 41? Maybe a nice Browning...
Forum: General Gun Discussion 07-09-2020, 07:24 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,388
Posted By wproct
I have lived in one state for all of my 75 years...

I have lived in one state for all of my 75 years on this earth, so my experience is limited. Iowa is for the most part a gun friendly state. Yes we have cold, and yes we have heat, but spring and...
Forum: Rimfire! 07-09-2020, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By wproct
I think that is really neat! While no, I'm sure...

I think that is really neat! While no, I'm sure that it's accuracy is not on par with your other .22 caliber target pistols, but the fun factor certainly is.
Forum: Colt 07-08-2020, 10:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,849
Posted By wproct
My Kimber wears a Smith & Alexander one piece MSH...

My Kimber wears a Smith & Alexander one piece MSH and magwell. Not in the same league as a Chen, but still fits really nice and is rock solid.
Forum: Colt 07-08-2020, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 780
Posted By wproct
That is really neat! A very nice pistol that has...

That is really neat! A very nice pistol that has history.
Forum: Springfield Armory 07-07-2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 897
Posted By wproct
That's a very nice Springfield! I had one very...

That's a very nice Springfield! I had one very similar, about the same age and features only mine was all stainless. I'm like you in that I am a Kimber enthusiast.:) If it doesn't drive you nuts...
Forum: Colt 07-07-2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,849
Posted By wproct
I really like the appearance of the Chen one...

I really like the appearance of the Chen one piece magwell. The fit looks to be absolutely perfect!:)
Forum: Kimber 07-06-2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By wproct
I really like that pistol!:) I think it has a...

I really like that pistol!:) I think it has a stainless steel frame, not light weight alloy?
Forum: Ruger 07-06-2020, 01:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,935
Posted By wproct
I honestly don't know for sure what weight in...

I honestly don't know for sure what weight in pounds the spring is on my new Kimber Stainless Target II pistol in 9 mm is. All that I know is that it is considerably lighter than what I am used to,...
Forum: Ruger 07-05-2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 569
Posted By wproct
That's partly why I own so many different sets of...

That's partly why I own so many different sets of 1911 grips. Just change them out and it's almost like owning a whole new 1911 pistol.:)
Forum: Colt 07-03-2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 967
Posted By wproct
Nice looking pistol.

Nice looking pistol.
Forum: Kimber 07-02-2020, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 572
Posted By wproct
Congratulations! Looking forward to pictures.:)

Congratulations! Looking forward to pictures.:)
Forum: Kimber 07-02-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By wproct
Nice!

Nice!
Forum: Kimber 07-02-2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,049
Posted By wproct
One just can't be too careful! And even then, it...

One just can't be too careful! And even then, it can happen.
Forum: Kimber 06-13-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By wproct
The safety can be ordered directly from Kimber,...

The safety can be ordered directly from Kimber, but needs to be fitted to the pistol.
Forum: Kimber 06-13-2020, 08:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,165
Posted By wproct
I owned a stainless TLE-RL II for a period of...

I owned a stainless TLE-RL II for a period of time, it was a very nice pistol. I agree with others, change out the plastic MSH & safety and shoot it for a while, see how it performs.
Forum: Kimber 06-06-2020, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,228
Posted By wproct
I know this is comparing apples to oranges here,...

I know this is comparing apples to oranges here, but my Kimber 5 inch bbl Stainless Target in 9 mm has run perfect from day one, and one of my favorite things about it is that the slide is quite easy...
Forum: Kimber 06-02-2020, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 841
Posted By wproct
Tygr1, welcome to the forum. I have owned two...

Tygr1, welcome to the forum. I have owned two Kimbers. My first was a TLE-RL II. I was very happy with it, but I am a gun trader at heart so it went down the road on a trade. Then my second,...
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