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Old 06-17-2017, 08:28 PM   #1
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New guy from NC

Have an original Custom( pre II), but am looking for a carry gun, so thought I'd stop in here to get educated on the smaller Kimbers.
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Old 06-17-2017, 09:34 PM   #2
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Welcome from middle Tenn. I carry a Micro 9 and have been very pleased with it. No problems so far. Small and easy to conceal.
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Old 06-17-2017, 09:37 PM   #3
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Bigdog, welcome to the site from Tennessee. I am a fan of and highly recommend any of the Ultra models of your liking in .45acp.
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Old 06-18-2017, 03:40 AM   #4
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Welcome to the forum from Northeast, Pa Bigdog. I agree with 2sharp2 the Ultra is a great choice. Mine is a 9mm but eventually I want one in 45.
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Old 06-18-2017, 04:10 AM   #5
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Welcome from Durham. How do you feel about a Pro model in 9mm?
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Old 06-18-2017, 05:24 AM   #6
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Welcome to the forum from northern Illinois Bigdog. My favorite EDC is an Ultra Tactical .45 but any Ultra or Pro that Kimber makes will work.
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Old 06-18-2017, 05:46 AM   #7
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Welcome to the forum!
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Old 06-18-2017, 06:22 AM   #8
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Welcome to the forum from Ohio.
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Old 06-18-2017, 06:48 AM   #9
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Welcome to the forum from Northern Illinois. I am in the 'Pro' model fan-club.
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Old 06-18-2017, 07:42 AM   #10
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Welcome to the forum from GA. I originally bought my 9mm Ultra Carry 2 for an EDC, and I love it, it's my favorite pistol, but I am a 5ft tall woman and since I have the Kimber bug, I went on to buy the Micro 380 and the Micro 9. My 380 is working through some issues but I carry the M9 or my Sig P238 on a daily basis. If you can rent them at a local range, shoot them all! Judging by your name, you may not want anything smaller than the Ultra!
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