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Old 04-12-2018, 09:51 AM   #1
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Greetings from Virginia

First, let me say I don't yet have a Kimber, signing up so I could ask a few questions of those who actually do, having exhausted the usual Google links, half of which are really opionated. I've been randomly collecting for about thirty-odd years, everything from black powder to airguns to "modern" guns. The first gun I ever shot was a 1911 back when I was in the Navy, and that only briefly during my annual "one full clip for mandatory training". (Being on a submarine where ricochetes are likely, it wasn't that critical.) Most of my collecting has been long guns since I am in no way a proficient pistolero. That said, I started getting into handguns a few years ago and now have a variety of both revolvers and pistols but still no 1911. It's funny because that is the one gun I always thought I would buy. Go figure. Anyway, I came across a Kimber 1911 which I'm considering, so here I am. This seems like a pretty nice forum with very helpful folks so, even if I don't end up with a Kimber, I'm glad to have dropped in.

BTW, my usual forum handle is RedFeather. Guess I fat fingered it during the registration.
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Old 04-12-2018, 10:11 AM   #2
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Welcome to the forum Redfeather! 1911's are my favorite to shoot because they make me a better shooter than I really am!
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Welcome to the forum from Ohio!
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Old 04-12-2018, 12:06 PM   #4
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Welcome from the other side of the mountains. Grab that Kimber ... you won't regret it ... except that it makes you want two ...or three...or...
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Old 04-12-2018, 01:00 PM   #5
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Welcome to the forum from northern Illinois RedFeather.
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Welcome from Northeast, Pa.

Always check prices on places like GunBroker or other online seller because 1911 prices can vary quite a bit.
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Old 04-12-2018, 02:08 PM   #7
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Redfeather, welcome to the site from Tennessee. Which model Kimber are you interested in? Is it going to be a EDC, home defense, range only or all of the above? Just in case info Custom/Full size 5" barrel, Pro is 4" barrel and Ultra is 3" barrel. No wrong choices just different looks and features.
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Welcome, glad to have you onboard from Northern Illinois.
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