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Old 03-01-2014, 09:46 AM   #1
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first range trip

tomorrow will be my first range trip with my eclipse target ii. after all this wait im pretty excited. this being a brand new gun, should i expect a few hang-ups during the break-in? ill be shootin 230gr fmj remington
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Old 03-01-2014, 10:09 AM   #2
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Sounds like you're going to have some fun. As far as your question, the answer is maybe. My Kimber has never had any issues and a lot of others have had the same experience. There is also people that experience failures to feed or eject. The good news is the guns that experience problems usually run fine after the 500 round break in period. Be sure you have thoroughly cleaned and lubed your new gun as per your owners manual and you should be fine. Report back tomorrow and let us know how it went!
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Old 03-01-2014, 10:10 AM   #3
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Naa it will fire just fine. clean and lube it and let that bigdog eat!!
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good to hear, ive already had it field stripped twice since i forgot to lube the bushing. ill give it a go-over again tonight and post some embarrassing target pics tomorrow!
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good to hear, ive already had it field stripped twice since i forgot to lube the bushing. ill give it a go-over again tonight and post some embarrassing target pics tomorrow!
Just have fun. I will be pleasantly surprised how well it shoots.
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Old 03-01-2014, 01:07 PM   #6
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My Pro Carry has had one fail to feed out of 1100 rounds. That happened around 750. So, I wouldn't expect anything but surprising accuracy.
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Old 03-01-2014, 01:33 PM   #7
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My Pro Carry has had one fail to feed out of 1100 rounds. That happened around 750. So, I wouldn't expect anything but surprising accuracy.
Have you replace the recoil spring in it yet? Kimber recommends replacing the pro model springs at 800 rounds, FTF could be the sign of a weak spring.
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My new UA2 had a couple stovepipes around the 180 mark. Cleaned at 200. I clean her about every 30-40 now, or just because. I've put about 6-700 thru so far, and she's running fine.
So, I'd say don't be pissed if there's an issue till you get past 2-250 rounds. Have fun!
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Don't worry about how tight a group you shoot. Just have fun. At 30' if I keep 100 rounds in the 9 ring I'm doing ok. Practice will make it better, but mostly I'm there to have fun. I highly recommend it.
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