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Old 03-08-2017, 07:08 PM   #1
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Which Kimber "Special Edition" colour looks the best?

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I cannot decide between the colours. Purple for a man is probably a little too much, as well as the blue(?). I'm now stuck between the new Rose Gold (maybe too gaudy(?)) and the Black (haven't seen it in person, but the pictures don't show the reflectiveness as much as the others.

I don't want a "sissy" looking gun, and I do like "handsome" guns. I definitely like something that's intimidating in a way. Right now I've got an M&P Shield, and looking for one of these "special edition" guns..

I think 9mm should be alright.

What do you like better, and why?
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Hard to say without seeing them.
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Old 03-08-2017, 07:19 PM   #3
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The black onyx is my favorite. I am biased though
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Welcome to the forum from northern Illinois Smokey, I always like the Onyx but Kimber isn't listing it on their site any more.
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.....but Kimber isn't listing it on their site any more.
That is a bad move
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That's Mr. Sissy to you Sir!

lol I like the Blue.

Oh welcome to the site from Tennessee. It does help to see them in person if you can.

I also have the Sapphire Pro.

I have several "Special Editions" Kimber's. I like them because they function just as well as they look.
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The black onyx is my favorite. I am biased though
It's on their website, I thought? There are dealers who still sell them. Do you think there's still time within 30 days or do you think they'll be sold out? I might go with the black one.
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Originally Posted by Smokey View Post
It's on their website, I thought? There are dealers who still sell them. Do you think there's still time within 30 days or do you think they'll be sold out? I might go with the black one.
Right now on GunBroker there are 24 Onyx listed in .45acp and 21 Onyx in .9mm.
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Bought the Sapphire pro in 9mm for my wife for Christmas; she fractured her wrist and hasn't been able to shoot it yet. I agree, this is not a "sissy" gun. In 2017 your choices are rose gold, sapphire, and amethyst. Or stainless.

Personally, I prefer the sapphire. Look at them in person.
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Originally Posted by Smokey View Post
It's on their website, I thought? There are dealers who still sell them. Do you think there's still time within 30 days or do you think they'll be sold out? I might go with the black one.
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Right now on GunBroker there are 24 Onyx listed in .45acp and 21 Onyx in .9mm.
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