2-24-16 Ultra Raptor 45acp - Kimber Forum

Kimber


Go Back   Kimber Forum > Kimber Model Specific > Kimber 1911 Forum

Like Tree11Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-24-2016, 04:56 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
fifthgear's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Texas. Houston.
Posts: 256
2-24-16 Ultra Raptor 45acp

I went to the range today to put some break-end rounds through new guns. I already have a SS Ultra so this gun was no new feeling getting used to. I put the target at max distance and let'r rip.

I have 4 brand new Wilson Combat magazines that need testing out too so I didn't use a well tried magazine with the thought that if I started having problems I would switch to a tried and true magazine to get that possibility out of the equation.

The steep sloped sights on the New Raptor where not what I was familiar with on the other Raptor but they did just fine,,,just different. I was rocking along with simi-rapid fire when I had a hiccup. The slide was locked back with three rounds fired and the next round was sitting down flat in the magazine as if the front of the follower didn't come up. I re-racked it and had no other problems with the remaining rounds from two fifty round boxes of Blazer Brass 230 grain RN. I did use all 4 new mags and they seem to be ok.

Do you think the sexy Raptor doesn't draw attention. I saw a lot of eyes sneaking a peek and a lot of drool on the glass behind me.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg ultra Raptor45.jpg (1.61 MB, 25 views)
File Type: jpg Ultra Raptor45b.jpg (1.58 MB, 16 views)
Chuck43, Marshall, bhunted and 5 others like this.
fifthgear is offline   Reply With Quote
Remove Ads
Old 02-24-2016, 05:25 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2015
Posts: 2,260
nice shootin man :-)
cousinmark is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2016, 05:45 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
Insta-Gator's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Georgia
Posts: 11,763
Dang. That's some fine shootin'. I see now I need some serious lessons.
__________________
Insta-Gator aka .. Gary
(warning: prone to bouts of petulance)

It's not that I have something to hide, ... I have nothing I want you to see.

(remember your 4th Amendment right, people)
Insta-Gator is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Old 02-24-2016, 05:48 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Marshall's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Cardinal Nation
Posts: 19,260
Very nice shooting....
Marshall is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2016, 06:06 PM   #5
Super Moderator
 
Islander's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: NW Ohio
Posts: 5,116
Nice to see that it went well.
__________________
Steve

Ohio Chl holder
NRA member
Old age isn't for sissy's
Islander is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2016, 06:28 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
2sharp2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Chattanooga
Posts: 11,041
Real good shooting from waaay downtown!
Chuck43 likes this.
__________________
The Kimber Family

CDP & RCP Ultra's
Classic Carry Pro (Factory Bone Grips)
Custom Two-Tone 45/.460Rowland
Gold Combat Limited Edition
Master Carry Pro
Sapphire Ultra 9mm
SIS Custom, Pro, Ultra
Stainless Ultra Carry 9mm
Stainless Raptor Custom, Pro, Ultra
Super Carry Ultra Plus
TLE Pro (TFS)

84M Longmaster Classic SS .308
SVT 22lr Stainless Fluted Bull Barrel
Kimber Of America 82 Stainless Fluted .22lr
2sharp2 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2016, 08:30 PM   #7
Member
 
TENWOLVES's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2016
Location: The mountains of Southern Oregon
Posts: 80
Gongrats on the Ultra Rapture II, and nice shooting....
TENWOLVES is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2016, 10:32 PM   #8
Senior Member
 
Tankgunner's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2014
Posts: 882
Rapture's are easily one of the best looking 1911s ever.
Tankgunner is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-24-2016, 11:09 PM   #9
Senior Member
 
glokrok's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Texas
Posts: 2,521
Dadgum looks like 25 yards. Im glad l didn't post mine from 10 yards. Great shooting!
__________________
glokrok.com
glokrok is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-25-2016, 01:18 AM   #10
Senior Member
 
JC45's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: Northeast Pa
Posts: 5,916
Great gun, great shooting. Congratulations.
JC45 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
9mm Ultra Raptor - Its Here azguy1911 Kimber 1911 Forum 30 04-17-2016 11:21 AM
Ultra Raptor II VS Sig 1911 Ultra - Range Report Husker Kimber 1911 Forum 7 01-21-2016 10:44 PM
Ss ultra raptor slwnbp Firearms Only 11 01-06-2015 04:43 PM
Kimber Ultra+CDPii .45ACP 3" Barrel wildbillbugman Kimber Talk 9 09-30-2014 08:33 PM
Kimber Ultra Raptor II NascarGuy Kimber 1911 Forum 33 03-12-2014 09:30 PM