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Old 06-29-2019, 07:11 PM   #41
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same thing on many brands..
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Old 06-30-2019, 04:57 AM   #42
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"It might not be noticable in a handgun at short distances, but smashed bullets DO affect accuracy".

I agree with that, though I would probably phrase it as 'smashed bullets do affect accuracy, but it might not be noticable in a handgun at short distances'.

Since this particular 'issue' is common to several manufacturers and doesn't seem to affect function, is it really a problem?
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Old 06-30-2019, 02:44 PM   #43
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JimCunn,

Do you think it is safe when the bullet gets pushed deeper in the case?

I'm willing to write this off as one strange thing that some semi-autos do. But it seems like a lot of people out there are rather alarmed that the gun could be setting bullets back with just a single chambering.

And actually I would think that a deep seated bullet would affect accuracy more than a little dimple on the nose.
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Old 07-04-2019, 08:07 AM   #44
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"Do you think it is safe when the bullet gets pushed deeper in the case?"

Depends on how deep. I tend to agree with Kimber that observed setback amounts aren't a problem in the Micro 9 and Micro .380.

My Kimber Micro 9 8-round mag arrived yesterday.
When mag full, it was chambering OK if racked, but nosediving when slide released by slide stop.

Snugging the feed lips inboard a bit cured that. Seems to be working alright now, but I won't fully trust it for a bit.
I do fully trust my modded 8-round Sig P290 mags in my Micro 9.

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Old 07-08-2019, 07:49 AM   #45
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Depends on how deep. I tend to agree with Kimber that observed setback amounts aren't a problem in the Micro 9 and Micro .380.
So 0.03 inches deeper shouldn't be a problem.
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Old 07-11-2019, 09:47 AM   #46
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Well I got the gun back from Kimber and 28 rounds later it failed to feed.
Put the nose of the bullet under the feed ramp. Called Kimber and they want me to send it back AGAIN!!!
The only thing I know for sure is this will be my first and last Kimber.
I should just sell it but I couldn't in good conscience sell a gun that doesn't work. What a waste of money.
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Old 07-11-2019, 10:05 AM   #47
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Maybe PM CucamongaKid and ask to borrow some patience. Kimber serviced and failed to get in proper working order three Solos before he finally gave up. Rookie!
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Old 07-11-2019, 01:02 PM   #48
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I am impatient. I took it back to the range and ran 100 rounds of ball thru it and it was flawless. I'm not going to send it back right away.
I do like the gun.
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