08-28-2014, 12:44 PM
Join Date: Jan 2014
Range report - some concerns
Went to the range today. Only fired 50 rounds. Had three failures to feed (see attached photos) Kimber Custom Crimson Carry II, now has 1,550 rounds down range. Occured using a Wilson Combat mag, a Kim-Pro Tac mag, and the original mag. Pretty sure I don't limp wrist while shooting, but with the last two or three mags I squeezed extra firm and the problem did not occur again. Using Freedom Munitions 230 gr round nose reman ammo.
Maybe the ammo, but I doubt it. Might be my grip, but I doubt it. Might be the mag, but since I used three different ones, I doubt it. Might be the recoil spring is getting weak, but I don't know what the symptoms of a weak spring are, so this is just a guess. Kimber recommends replacing the spring at 1,800.
All three were live rounds, not empty casings.
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