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Old 04-15-2019, 05:42 PM
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New Custom II 9mm flawless after 500 rnds

Well folks, just wanted to say that I'm super impressed so far with my Custom II 9mm

My new Custom II 9mm has been flawless after approx. 500 rounds. I've put about 400 rounds of 9mm ball and 100 rounds of various Hollow points with all kinds of bullet profiles that you would just think would choke a new 9mm 1911. Today I wrapped up testing Brownells excellent 10 round magazines. I think I paid $19.00 each and they have been excellent. Easy to load all 10 rounds. The factory kimber magazine is good for 8 rounds.





The only issue I have is a me issue with the sights. I figured out today what was wrong as I should be shooting this better than my .45's but im about the same. I didn't realize how thick the Kimber front sight is until I found myself struggling to get a good sight picture and all I was seeing was three large horizontal dots. Not ideal as ive always concentrated on the front sight only. With these im having to try to align "big dots" and fire. I really prefer a thin front blade and all my other 1911's have thin .100 or thinner front sight. This Kimber has got to be a .125 or thicker. I may change it out but id like to get to 1000 rounds before I change anything else on the gun.
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Old 04-17-2019, 08:37 PM
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Very nice gun! Really most Kimbers are trouble free...where are the haters now?
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Old 04-17-2019, 09:53 PM
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Wait a minute.....that can't possibly be true.....a reliable Kimber? Can't happen according to the interwebs......

YMMV

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Old 04-18-2019, 12:23 AM
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Old 04-18-2019, 11:13 AM
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Do you have a P/N on those mags ??? I'm wondering if those will fit my Pro Carry II Two Tone 9mm. I really wish they would ship with more than one magazine. A bit of a peev with me.
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Old 04-18-2019, 02:57 PM
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Wait a minute.....that can't possibly be true.....a reliable Kimber? Can't happen according to the interwebs......

YMMV

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You're assuming the OP is being truthful.
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Old 04-18-2019, 03:20 PM
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Very nice gun! Really most Kimbers are trouble free...where are the haters now?
From a thread started today....

"64 shots in total and the gun is headed back to Yonkers."
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Old 04-18-2019, 03:29 PM
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I have had nothing but excellent performance from my 4 Kimbers. Others may have a different experience but that is irrelevant to mine.

The three dot fixed sight system is geared toward the "combat" shooter. To get precision pistol performance requires "target" sights.

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Old 04-19-2019, 03:22 AM
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You're assuming the OP is being truthful.
The Troll arrives.
That didn't take long ....

So your claim is that people who don't support your opinion are lying.
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Old 04-19-2019, 09:18 AM
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The Troll arrives.
That didn't take long ....

So your claim is that people who don't support your opinion are lying.
People are known to exaggerate claims to justify their purchase.
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Old 04-19-2019, 11:10 AM
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People are known to exaggerate claims to justify their purchase.
Why are you even here? It's obvious from your posts that you are not a fan of kimber and have nothing to contribute.
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Old 04-19-2019, 06:26 PM
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People are known to exaggerate claims to justify their purchase.
No exaggerations here (in other words im not lying). I would have been the first one to blast this brand had I encountered any MAJOR issues. I said I was willing to work around minor break in issues but the gun has been awesome so far. Starting to become a fan boy

Other than the sights, I cant seem to settle on grips that really appeal to me on a two tone gun. Wait a minute......that's an appearance issue, cant go there again
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Old 04-19-2019, 09:40 PM
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From a thread started today....

"64 shots in total and the gun is headed back to Yonkers."
Yeah you found one...while ignoring hundreds of comments about utter reliability.

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People are known to exaggerate claims to justify....
Their agenda. Hmmm....

I'm done I don't feed trolls. Get off the Kimber forum.
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Old 04-22-2019, 08:04 PM
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Guys,

The troll is gone permanently.

Please keep an eye out for any new guy that may have similar posting pattern.

Just in case he tries to sneak back in.
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Old 04-23-2019, 04:35 PM
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Thanks Rick.
I always wondered why he always wanted to bash Kimbers and why he was allowed to remain on the site.
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Old 04-23-2019, 06:22 PM
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Old 04-23-2019, 09:11 PM
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Sweet! So I can at least say I was partially responsible for ejecting this troll.
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Old 04-23-2019, 09:19 PM
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Old 04-24-2019, 07:26 AM
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Ummmm. OK. But I would still like a little more info on those Brownell magazines.... The black 10 rounders ??? I could not find them at the Brownell site. Any further info would be appreciated ????
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Old 04-24-2019, 10:33 AM
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Ummmm. OK. But I would still like a little more info on those Brownell magazines.... The black 10 rounders ??? I could not find them at the Brownell site. Any further info would be appreciated ????
https://www.brownells.com/magazines/...prod84195.aspx
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Old 05-07-2019, 06:29 PM
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Ricky T , Thanks brother. Will be pickin me up a couple....
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