03-03-2016, 11:54 AM
Join Date: Jan 2014
Originally Posted by Donald
Yikes, yes, that does not bode well the durability of that PVD finish, but even more so, as you suggest, about Kimber's quality control process.
Not trying to be mean but did you not get a chance to inspect the Ultra before purchase? If you bought online I understand.
That had nothing to do with durability. That Sapphire should not have ever left the mothership like that.
I have a Sapphire Ultra and a Sapphire Pro both with about 350-400 rounds each and they are not showing any signs of wear or being fired for that matter. For the record I have a total of three Kimber's with PVD finish none are showing wear. Full disclosure they are not used on a daily basis, not been in a holster, not thrown under my car seat or in the back of a truck. They are not safe queens, I fire and use them but not abuse them.
Welcome to the site from Tennessee, 1911guy!
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Last edited by 2sharp2; 03-03-2016 at 11:58 AM.