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Old 03-14-2015, 06:24 AM   #1
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Hello all. I'm a new gun owner and now have a super carry pro. I have been practicing operations w/ snap caps and have gone through the cleaning process several times in order to learn as I'm very safety conscious. Yesterday, I was checking the safeties and noticed that the grip safety allows me to fire without depressing the grip safety and with enough strong pressure applied to the trigger. Is this the way it is designed or is it supposed to happen? Thanks for your time explaining.
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Old 03-14-2015, 06:56 AM   #2
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No, that is not how it is supposed to function. Call Kimber Customer Service 888-243-4522 to get this fixed.


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Old 03-14-2015, 07:19 AM   #3
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Welcome to the forum from northern Illinois picketoaks and congratulations on the new Super Carry Pro (it's a great gun, I have one). Insta-Gator gave you the right advice, if you can fire the gun without depressing the grip safety then the gun in not operating properly and is unsafe. Call customer service on Monday morning and get it back to the factory.

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Welcome to the forum from St Lou and ditto on what Gator & Chuck said..
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Old 03-14-2015, 07:36 AM   #5
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I thought so. I haven't fired it yet but did disassembled and reassembled everything just in case something wasn't seated properly... no difference. I was thinking it was originally defective or maybe through dry fire practice something made the parts wear prematurely... like easing the trigger down which I haven't been doing too much. I hope Kimber will still honor the warranty or maybe I can get help from the shop I purchased it from.

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Why would Kimber not honor the warranty? Disassembly and cleaning is part of their recommendation. Unless you too a file to some parts or replaced parts, they will honor the warranty.
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Old 03-14-2015, 07:59 AM   #7
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Are we talking about a new or used gun here?
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Picket oak, welcome from northern Illinois.
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Old 03-14-2015, 08:40 AM   #9
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Depends on what you mean by strong pressure. Both rear trigger bow and safety grip leading edge are canted and the bow could push the safety up and out of the way. Have a gunsmith look it over. Having the manufacturer check out everything is excessive, IMO.
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I tried all three of mine. I could not press the trigger back without depressing the grip safety. And I used all the force I could muster with my trigger finger (considering I did not have a full grip)
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