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Old 12-02-2016, 06:07 AM   #1
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Hello all, over the years there has been talk amongst friends here about what 1911 to buy amongst a great field of choices. We all own a variety of pieces but no 1911s. So after many visits to local shops, much discussion and waxing prolifically an email arrived in my box for a gun auction with hundreds of Long guns, many very high end collectables. Older 20 ga c1900 are my favs. This auction was mostly the collection of one doctor and mixed in the lots were a few pistols. One was a Kimber Custom Classic 1911 and so the story goes there was very little bidding and my bid won. Holy crap, So after much deliberation, discussion, and debates and trips to the gun shops my 1911 came by serendipity. Happy new Kimber member, thanks for reading my story

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Old 12-02-2016, 06:21 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum from northern Illinois Digger007.
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Old 12-02-2016, 07:20 AM   #5
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Welcome Digger007...like your back-story!
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Old 12-02-2016, 08:57 AM   #6
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007, welcome to the site from Tennessee, congrats on the Kimber.


Starts with one then, bing, bam, boom you got 13! Don't know how it happened but I swear I need them all.
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Old 12-02-2016, 09:56 AM   #7
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There usually is some trepidation when buying your first Kimber. Future purchases get much easier as you become addicted to 1911's and Kimber. Do not worry we have support groups.
By the way welcome to the forum from southern Cal.
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Old 12-02-2016, 10:15 AM   #8
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Good way to pick up your first Kimber. I got my first Kimber about 2 weeks ago. Second one already on it's way.
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Old 12-02-2016, 02:00 PM   #9
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Old 12-02-2016, 08:54 PM   #10
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Welcome to the forum from GA. Great story! Hope you will be happy with your Kimber. Give us updates and photos when you take it out. Good luck.
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