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Old 11-17-2020, 11:29 AM   #11
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I bought a tube of Froglube after reading all the accolades about that stuff. Froglube turned out to be one of the worst lubricants I've ever used and I ended up tossing it in the trash and went back to buy original Lubriplate. Glad it's working well for you!

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Welcome. Of the pistols I have, fingers crossed, I have never had an issue with them. When I bring them home I always clean them and lube them with Froglube, always have had good luck. I have found the Froglube stays with the firearm better than oil. If you have done all of the above as members suggested then send it back to Kimber. I know it is a pain but they will take care of you.
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Old 11-17-2020, 12:30 PM   #12
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...welcome to the forum from north Alabama just shy of the Tennessee line...

...sorry about your gun's performance... listen to what it is this guys have said...

...I use G96 as the cleaner, lube, protectant...

...just send it to Kimber, they will turn it around quickly...
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Old 11-17-2020, 06:23 PM   #13
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Welcome from a another Tennessean. Hoping everything works out for you, keep us updated. Love the 45!!
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Old 11-17-2020, 06:27 PM   #14
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Don't believe everything you read on the internet. All of my original factory magazines function perfectly!

Steve may be along to offer advice.
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Old 11-17-2020, 06:38 PM   #15
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I just had the same thing happen with my new Springfield range officer,9mm 4 inch barrel. Called sent it back, they reamed the chamber polished the feed ramp and tuned the extractor. Three weeks and it runs like a champ. I know it sucks,first time I ever had to send one back but like everyone say chit happens.
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Old 11-18-2020, 07:53 AM   #17
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Welcome to the forum....I can't add more to the conversation, but keep us posted on your experience with your new Kimber.
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Old 11-18-2020, 04:53 PM   #18
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I have a Pro carry in 9mm that I had similar issues when it was new. A gun smith told me that I needed to run “wet” until I hit the magic breaking number of rounds. I did this and now no hiccups after around 5 to 600 rounds.
Just a thought.
You might try it, don’t know if that will fix the issue. Or send it back to Kimber.
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Old 11-18-2020, 04:54 PM   #19
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By the way welcome from SW Kansas
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