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Old 11-23-2016, 07:47 PM   #1
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First time Kimber owner in SE VA

Hello out there in 2A Land! I just picked up a sweet Eclipse Custom II from a local FFL that I bought through Gunbroker. It's a 10mm. Need I say any more?

Yeah, I owned a Colt Combat Commander back in the 80's and it was stolen by my ex-wifes boyfriend. Learned to love and respect those 1911's from service in the Navy.

Lately, I've grown accustomed to the S&W M&P line because they are quality firearms reasonably priced.

I've wanted a 10mm for many years, but didn't want to bad enough to pump out the cash for a gun that I wouldn't use very much and ammo was higher priced than the normal .45 acp, .40 S&W or 9mm.

Lately, I figured I deserve to treat myself to something special... a 10mm. So I searched, researched and fondled a few before realizing that the Kimber was among the higher grade weapons out there and pretty reasonably priced considering what you're getting.

So, within the next two days I'm going out to punch some holes in paper and make some noises with steel. Hopefully, it performs as well as everyone says it does.
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Old 11-23-2016, 08:15 PM   #2
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Welcome to Kimberland Capncraig from South Florida. Congrats on the New Kimber. As you will come to find out, Range reports are mandatory along with pics :-). Looking forward to hear how that new shooter does. Happy Thanksgiving.
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Old 11-23-2016, 08:20 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forum from northern Illinois and congratulations on your long awaited 10mm.
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Old 11-23-2016, 09:47 PM   #4
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Welcome to the site from Tennessee. Congrats on the Kimber 10mm, I don't have one of those, should be a great shooter.
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Old 11-23-2016, 11:47 PM   #5
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Congrats on the new Eclipse! Be sure to clean and lube that sucka before you go. Run it wet til it's broken in.
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Old 11-24-2016, 03:07 AM   #6
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Welcome from Northeast, Pa. Congratulations on you new Custom Eclipse.
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Old 11-24-2016, 04:21 AM   #7
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Welcome from Portage, Indiana Congrats on the Eclipse nice choice
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Old 11-24-2016, 07:47 AM   #8
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Welcome to the forum from Northern Illinois. As you have been warned, pic's and range report are expected.
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Welcome to KT from Jacksonville, FL. where its sunny and 80 degrees today.
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Old 11-24-2016, 12:09 PM   #10
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Welcome, Craig.
The 10 is an intriguing caliber that I think is underrated. Have fun with your new toy.

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