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Old 03-26-2017, 08:45 PM   #1
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Is it Just Me?

Is it just me or are the new Kimber Eclipse line Butt Ugly?

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That compared to this?

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Old 03-26-2017, 09:59 PM   #2
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the gold guns are buttugly
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Old 03-27-2017, 04:49 AM   #3
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imo....those grips sux.
I offer no suggestion as to a replacement grip. Even the old style 'black rubber' grips would not help....imo.
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I have an Eclipse Pro II and I think it look a lot better looking then the new model. They probably should have called it something else.
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Old 03-27-2017, 07:14 AM   #5
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I don't care for the grips on the 2017 model but usually the first thing a guy does is change the grips on a new gun. The 2017 Eclipse is one of the guns that Kimber has removed the firing pin safety and the ambi safety from and for some people that's a big plus.
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Old 03-27-2017, 08:51 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by Shootinit View Post
the gold guns are buttugly
Gold Guns???????
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The grips have to much going on. The pistol finish is not to bad. I would like to see one more models of full size lose the front slide serrations. Tired of seeing those.
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Old 03-27-2017, 09:26 PM   #8
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More than any other factor I'm sure the main change in appearance deals with man hours making the gun. A polished finish worked with a black finish takes skill and time.
Meaning $$$$$
I.M.H.O. the previous models where beautiful.
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Call me crazy... I think the Pro looks pretty nice, be better if there was still a Ultra!
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Originally Posted by dgm1962 View Post
gold guns???????
warrior............
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