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Old May 22, 2020, 03:37 AM   #1
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My 1911

First Post, I have it where I want it and needed to show someone.

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Old May 22, 2020, 07:04 AM   #2
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Old May 22, 2020, 09:39 AM   #5
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Welcome to the forum. Nice looking Kimber. How does it shoot?
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Old May 22, 2020, 11:14 AM   #6
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Old May 22, 2020, 12:56 PM   #7
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Nice piece, that Kimber should work fine for you if you maintain it properly.
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Old May 22, 2020, 02:52 PM   #8
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Thanks everyone, I wanted to change it as much as I could without it looking overdone. It's a 9mm so it shoots pretty soft. I love the way it feels. I took it and my RIA 1911 in .22 TCM to the range today, first time shooting the .22 TCM and it's quite an experience. It kept a smile on my face the whole time. VERY loud and huge fireball but the recoil is much less than the 9mm even. Quite a combo, perfect range toy. But when I shoot the Kimber it just feels like a million bucks, worth much more than the sum of its parts. The range I go to is also an official Nighthawk dealer so they have eye candy to look at too.
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Old May 22, 2020, 05:30 PM   #9
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Thanks everyone, I wanted to change it as much as I could without it looking overdone. It's a 9mm so it shoots pretty soft. I love the way it feels. I took it and my RIA 1911 in .22 TCM to the range today, first time shooting the .22 TCM and it's quite an experience. It kept a smile on my face the whole time. VERY loud and huge fireball but the recoil is much less than the 9mm even. Quite a combo, perfect range toy. But when I shoot the Kimber it just feels like a million bucks, worth much more than the sum of its parts. The range I go to is also an official Nighthawk dealer so they have eye candy to look at too.


Sounds like you’ll have even more in the future.

I always wondered about the TCM.


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Old May 22, 2020, 07:27 PM   #11
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They're both more accurate than I am, and I had the best groups I've probably ever shot with a handgun with the exception of some .22 LRs but not by much. Definitely the most accurate centerfire pistols I've owned. I'm betting the Kimber is a hair more accurate than the RIA because everything from the lockup, barrel bushing and fitment is a little tighter, but I'm splitting hairs comparing the accuracy.
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