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Old 01-30-2018, 09:37 PM   #1
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Good evening.....just a buttugly old biker here. Blessed with a Lady that made a dream happen this Christmas. She got me a Kimber Micro 9mm desert tan (lg). I have been a wheel gun guy for 50 years, so lots to learn. Took it to the range and shot 115 and 124gr FMJ. 5 or 6 failure to return fully into battery, just a touch to the slide and it was ready......most likely break in yet. The laser was a new experience! Not sure I like that yet, but love the gun!

So.....any advise or direction would be welcome. Next is to pick out self defense Ammo. This will be my CCW.
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Old 01-30-2018, 09:54 PM   #2
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Greetings to the Forum. Nice shooting, enjoy your Micro 9.
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Old 01-30-2018, 11:13 PM   #3
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Welcome from Northeast, Pa.

Read your manual, clean and lube your gun, rack the side multiple times and shoot the hell out of it. I would shoot about 400-500 rounds of FMJ ammo before switching to self defense rounds.
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Old 01-31-2018, 05:08 AM   #5
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Welcome from Middle Tenn. Good looking Micro 9, enjoy it.
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Old 01-31-2018, 06:25 AM   #6
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Welcome to the forum from northern Illinois Professir. My advice would be to do everything JC45 said, he hit the nail on the head.
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Welcome to the forum from Ohio!
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Old 01-31-2018, 08:36 AM   #9
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Always nice to hear from a happy kimber owner. Your failure to return to battery can sometimes be caused by relaxing your grip. It is very important to have a firm grip on the small auto so the slide functions best.
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Welcome from NC. What JC45 said.
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