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Old 02-01-2017, 09:38 PM   #1
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New Custom ii

Greetings Everyone!

Just picked up my new Custom ii from the California Jail last Saturday!

Very tight feels great in my hand, just like my Pro Carry ii Ive had for several years.

However the bore was filthy! I cleaned it still weird streaks in the barrel. Almost looked like pitting.

Took it to the range last Sunday, fired 210 rounds, including 10 Federal HST all 230 grain.

Used the original magazine that came with the gun, as well as Wilson Combat and a Tripp magazine. No hang ups or feeding problems at all, ran like a champ! Quite accurate as well, very small groups at 12 yards, even fired decent groups at 25 yards. Need more practice at 25 yards.

Cleaned the gun when I got home, still strange almost like pit marks inside the bore. Been cleaning it more leaving it to soak in Hoppes 9 over night. It is slowly clearing up.

Id post pictures here, but not sure how to do that yet!

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Old 02-01-2017, 09:43 PM   #2
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Welcome to KT from St Lou and congrats on your new shooter..
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Old 02-01-2017, 11:34 PM   #3
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Thank You!

Great Forum! I have been lurking here for some time. Been learning a lot from others experiences as well!

Hope this barrel cleans out OK not some defect in the manufacture.

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Welcome from Northeast, Pa Bob.
Congratulations on your new Custom II. If there is a defect in the barrel give Kimber a call because I'm sure they will take care of you.
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Welcome to the forum from northern Illinois Bob and congratulations on the new Custom II.
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Welcome to the forum from Northern Illinois. If you can get the picture to Kimber Customer Support I am sure they will take care of you.
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Old 02-02-2017, 09:42 AM   #8
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Thanks Everyone!

The pistol operates and shoots great! Concern about the barrel is rough areas. Might be able to see it in the attached photo.

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Hard to tell from the photo. Did you use copper solve or similar?
Not all cleaners work that great to get copper out.


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