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Old 05-10-2017, 11:55 PM   #1
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Excessive wear?

My first Kimber - Ultra CDP II. New with 100 rounds fired. No issues(fail to eject, feed, etc...)

Is this normal??

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Old 05-11-2017, 05:33 AM   #2
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Yes, have the same in both 45 and 9. This is were the slide meets the frame . Oil both frame and slide and all points were metal meets metal. This is called breaking in , were the tolerances are tight.
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Old 05-11-2017, 05:55 AM   #3
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Welcome to the forum from northern Illinois Tundrahog, as 427Malibu said what you're seeing is perfectly normal. The slide and frame are being finely honed and as it progresses you should find the gun operating a little smoother.

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Thanks for the info. I have just never seen a barrel/ramp gouge into a frame before.?.
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I have about 200 self defense rounds thru mine and a box or so of hardball and mine looks exactly the same for wear-its also a UC II
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Ya both my ultra CDP and Carry aluminum frames did this. This is my cerakote Elite after 300 rounds standard 230g Speer



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Old 12-12-2017, 08:29 AM   #7
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same with me..after firing almost 100 rounds for the first time..my unit still in break-in condition.


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Old 12-15-2017, 01:35 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Tundrahog View Post
My first Kimber - Ultra CDP II. New with 100 rounds fired. No issues(fail to eject, feed, etc...)

Is this normal??

Thanks
Seems Normal to me bud, remember it is aluminum frame, aluminum being a soft metal will wear down faster in areas where there is friction and contact. no worries.
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Old 12-15-2017, 03:58 PM   #9
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My CDP look much more worn after 1500 rounds. I love it cuz it shows it's not a "safe queen" but a gun I shoot regularly. No worries - shoots better than ever.
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Old 01-04-2018, 09:23 AM   #10
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iam wonder..it is the slide causing this wear or the barrel it self?


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