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Old 11-27-2017, 03:27 PM   #1
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Just bought first Kimber!

Hello all! First post on the Kimber forum. Lifelong gun owner, retired Marine and current CCW instructor. I have always wanted a Kimber and finally pulled the trigger on a beautiful Stainless II. Unfortunately they are on backorder so I have to wait a week or two for it to come in. I don't mind, got a great deal from a local shop and I always prefer to shop local. Anyway, my current small pistol collection includes:

H&K USP
Remington 1911 (1960's vintage)
Springfield XD .40
S&W 686 .357
Walther P22
Ruger LCP
Taurus Public Defender

I know the Stainless is kind of a base model so I might consider upgrades over time. Just wanted to say hello and look forward to learning more about Kimber.
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Old 11-27-2017, 03:32 PM   #2
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NewStainless you won't be sorry
I just bought my first Kimber, A micro 9 raptor and love it
Welcome to the forum and you'll find a lot of info here as I did
Glad to have you here and Thank you for your service
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Old 11-27-2017, 03:32 PM   #3
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Welcome from middle Tenn. Thank you for your service and enjoy your new Kimber when it comes in.
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Welcome from S Florida...Congrats on your new purchase...Kimbers are great guns!...By the way, great choice on your first Kimber...
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Old 11-27-2017, 04:08 PM   #5
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Welcome from S Florida...Congrats on your new purchase...Kimbers are great guns!...By the way, great choice on your first Kimber...
Thanks. I almost went with a two-tone, but my USP is a two tone (stainless slide, polymer lower). I saw the stainless with the rosewood grips and I fell in love.

Any suggestions on potential upgrades? I want to keep it stock for a while and get to know it, but eventually I would like to make this truly something special.
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Old 11-27-2017, 04:11 PM   #6
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Thank you for your service to our great country.

Welcome to the site from Tennessee.

Marine, you have no idea what a sickness your just exposed yourself to...Hoorah.

The Kimber's never end.
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Old 11-27-2017, 04:14 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by 2sharp2 View Post
Thank you for your service to our great country.

Welcome to the site from Tennessee.

Marine,
you have no idea what a sickness your just exposed yourself to...
Hoorah.

The Kimber's never end.
Just look at 2Sharp2 {Arland} signature and you will see what he means......

Welcome to KT and thank you for your service.
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Welcome to the forum from northern Illinois NewStainless, how about stopping by our "New Member Introduction" sub forum and introducing yourself to the membership?
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Welcome to the forum from northern Illinois NewStainless, how about stopping by our "New Member Introduction" sub forum and introducing yourself to the membership?
Done! Didn't see that forum till just now.
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Old 11-27-2017, 04:43 PM   #10
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Just look at 2Sharp2 {Arland} signature and you will see what he means......

Welcome to KT and thank you for your service.
I know that's right! It went: but honey it is still like new in the box but it is used, only $975 bucks. Brace yourself "this CDP Ultra is the only one I need!" 13...well damn just all I can say, I'll leave it there.
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