Kimber SubAlpine Muzzle Brake - Kimber Forum

Kimber


Go Back   Kimber Forum > Kimber Model Specific > Kimber Rifles Forum

Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By 2sharp2
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-01-2017, 11:19 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2017
Location: Wasilla, Alaska
Posts: 3
Kimber SubAlpine Muzzle Brake

Hello, new to forum. Purchased Kimber subalpine in .280 AI. After going to the range this gun puts a hurt on the shoulder. It has threaded barrel for muzzle brake, yet I cannot seem to find where I can purchase one with matching thread size and count. I know the argument that one shot wont matter, I will be using this deer hunting where the bag limit is 5 deer and I have experienced taking multiple shots as this is a walk around hunt or shoot from a boat. on a side not, the three position safety doesn't seem to want to catch in the middle position going from "safe" to "fire", is that unusual or is this part of the design.
Tundra14 is offline   Reply With Quote
Remove Ads
Old 11-02-2017, 06:02 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Posts: 118
Welcome to the forum and congrats on your purchase. You have a fine rifle in a good chambering. What you are experiencing with recoil is one reason I moved away from standard length cartridges - at least for now. I am an older guy and shoot a lot, and I was not enjoying 30-06 level recoil. A strap-on recoil pad can help. You probably know this, but a muzzle brake creates more noise for you and others near you on a range. Kimber should be able to direct you to a source for a brake if you really want one. I have two Kimber Hunters. The three safety stops on one were positive right out of the box, the stops are improving on the other with lubrication and use but are still not all that I hoped they would be.

Jim
__________________
"Only accurate rifles are interesting." Colonel Townsend Whelen
bldr52 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-02-2017, 06:10 AM   #3
Super Moderator
 
Chuck43's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Northern Illinois
Posts: 32,139
Welcome to the forum from northern Illinois Tundra14. Your best bet would be to contact Kimbers customer service and ask them if they could suggest a muzzle brake to fit your gun.

Customer Service
Toll-Free: (888) 243-4522
Hours: MF, 9:30 a.m.7 p.m. Eastern

I believe the barrel is threaded for a suppressor, another option would be to have the barrel ported.

How about stopping by our "New Member Introduction" sub forum and introducing yourself to the membership?
__________________
BOTH POLITICIANS AND DIAPERS NEED TO BE CHANGED OFTEN AND FOR THE SAME REASON!
Chuck43 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Old 11-02-2017, 09:09 AM   #4
Senior Member
 
2sharp2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Chattanooga
Posts: 11,066
Welcome to the site from Tennessee.

I agree with Chuck, I also think it is threaded for a suppressor, which I feel would be a great addition while hunting big game. However I don't own a Kimber rifle so what do I know.
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 offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Search tags for this page

kimber muzzle brake for subalpine

,

kimber sualpine muzzel break

Click on a term to search for related topics.

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
Kimber hunter muzzle brake dolecs Kimber Rifles Forum 3 05-03-2018 06:15 AM
.380 Kimber and Sig ROMM Kimber Micro Carry Forum 16 04-28-2017 10:35 PM
Kimber Introduces Solo45 Ultimate Maineiac64 Off-Topic Discussion Forum 12 04-11-2017 06:55 AM
Kimber hater who has seen the light. (Long Read) CDKJudoka New Member Introduction 10 04-09-2017 11:46 PM
My recent experience with Kimber Manufacturing Supercarrycustom83 Kimber Talk 5 01-27-2017 03:49 AM