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Old 08-20-2016, 03:54 PM   #1
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Raptor Time?

I've been wanting a stainless Raptor and my LGS has a 5 full size that I keep going in to fondle. I went in today thinking today was the day and they told me Monday they are getting a 4 inch in so now I don't know what to do. Maybe I should buy both then problem solved I won't have to decide. What are your thoughts if I have to decide between the two?
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Buy the whole collection. Never have to worry again. The SS Raptor is my fav 1911.




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Old 08-20-2016, 05:13 PM   #3
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Of the 3 sizes offered by Kimber my favorite is the Pro (4") it's easier to conceal then the Custom (5") and has a longer sight radius then the Ultra (3").
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I have always thought the Stainless Raptor lineup was one of the best looking group that Kimber has, plus the 5" Stainless Raptor to me is one of the best looking full size. I have the Stainless Raptor Ultra and love it.
If both is not possible?

What will it mostly be used for? Not to say that the Full size couldn't be concealed but the Pro would be a little easier due to size and weight.

Full size Stainless Raptor is still on my list!
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Originally Posted by 2sharp2 View Post
I have always thought the Stainless Raptor lineup was one of the best looking group that Kimber has, plus the 5" Stainless Raptor to me is one of the best looking full size. I have the Stainless Raptor Ultra and love it.

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What will it mostly be used for? Not to say that the Full size couldn't be concealed but the Pro would be a little easier due to size and weight.



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I had a pro and an ultra already so I went with the 5" Raptor. I don't carry it but it does go to the range every trip. You will love it no matter what size you decide.
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I doubt it would be a carry gun. I pocket cary a sig P238 while working and off work I carry my XD .45 iwb due to the 13+1 capacity. This would be used for target practice and I'm sure my daughter will be shooting it alot. I'm leaning towards the 4 inch.
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Originally Posted by DSGTURBOSVO View Post
I doubt it would be a carry gun. I pocket cary a sig P238 while working and off work I carry my XD .45 iwb due to the 13+1 capacity. This would be used for target practice and I'm sure my daughter will be shooting it alot. I'm leaning towards the 4 inch.
The 4" is a good choice and is not a problem being a carry gun. My absolute last to ever give up is my Kimber Super Carry Pro.
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