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Old 12-15-2016, 06:17 PM   #1
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first trip to the range with my new to me raptor

well it was 17 degrees here this am so I ventured to the big city of Glasgow to shoot at the indoor range they have there

started out shooting at 8 yds. from a ransom rest, shooting out the 1." bull's-eye was not an issue at all, pistol was shooting about 1/2" low and left from point of aim, holes stacking up on top of them selves,

so I moved the target out to 15 yds. and still no problem putting a magazine into a 2.5" group,

then I moved it out to the 25yd mark , and was shooting off hand
it was still shooting great , head shots on the target was not a issue at all.

it might be me milking the gun causing the low left impacts, since its been a while since shooting 230 gr 45 ammo. so the next time to the range I will bring some tools to drift the rear sight if i continues shooting it low left.

however I did run 100 rds. of ammo, 50 blazer , 50 Aquila both in 230 FMJ, and also ran some 185 gr hornady hollow points to see that if would function with out issue, and it did

I did not have fun taking it down to clean afterwards but I did get it done and I assume (hope) that I will get better at it!
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Nice job, glad it went well!
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Nice range report! Next time, how about some photos too? Geez, it's cold in KY, chilly here today in Ga but in the 30s. Hahaha...yeah, that first take down is a lot of fun. My 2 micros are easy, the UC2 has that stupid paperclip type tool but I use a 1911 take down tool. Been thinking about trying this for my 5"Raptor though..
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...=ATVPDKIKX0DER

Might save an eye....hahaha.
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Congrats on your first range session with the Ultra and it sounds like you had a blast....{pardon the pun}...

Now about that little "L" shaped paperclip tool that Kimber sends with the guns....Scrap it and get yourself a NDZ tool...You won't regret it one bit....

https://www.kimbertalk.com/forums/gun...down-tool.html
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