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Old 05-13-2015, 03:13 PM   #1
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Barrel Size On different Kimbers

The Ultra and Pro Kimbers have a thicker Barrel Than the Customs, Also the 9mm Kimbers have a different thickness barrel. Is one better or worse than the other? Also if you have a Kimber with a threaded barrel (longer) does the extra length make it shoot better or worse ?




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Bushing barrel versus bull (bushingless) barrel. I've heard bull barrels are supposed to be more accurate, but you couldn't tell by by shooting.
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My Experience

I have used Kimbers with bushings and Kimbers with bull barrels. I personally have found that the standard bushing Custom Stainless II that I owned was just a hair more accurate than my current Pro Carry II. So, I say that the edge goes to the bushing, by a hair!! The difference being; at about 20 yards the bull barrel model shoots a 2 1/2" raggedy hole and the bushing model shot about a 2" raggedy hole in targets!

That's just me. I'm just sayin"..........!
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