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Old 01-14-2016, 07:01 AM   #1
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Hello from Minnesota

I finally took the step I have wanted to for years and picked up my first Kimber! I ended up with a Stainless Pro Raptor II - 45. I'm a long time rifle guy with some handgun experience, but really excited to get out to the range with this one soon and start breaking it in.

Did a complete breakdown and re-assembly a couple of times over the past few days. It was a bit confusing the first time around compared to what I am used to, but after a couple of cycles, it got to be pretty simple.

Tons of great knowledge on this forum, thanks in advance to all those who have posted and those who will invariably help me out!

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Old 01-14-2016, 07:11 AM   #2
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Great choice, ball3011. thumb.gif

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Old 01-14-2016, 07:28 AM   #3
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Welcome from Ohio. Pull up a chair, grab an adult beverage and enjoy yourself.
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Welcome from home of the "2nd Marine Corps Aircraft Wing", Cherry Point, NC.
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Old 01-14-2016, 07:46 AM   #5
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Welcome to the forum from northern Illinois Ball3022 and congratulations on the new Stainless Raptor Pro.
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Old 01-14-2016, 09:05 AM   #6
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Welcome from another MN member. With the temps in MN now nothing better to do than read the forum. Give us a range report after an outing. Oh yeah, how about some pictures.
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Old 01-14-2016, 09:11 AM   #7
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Old 01-14-2016, 09:24 AM   #8
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Welcome to the site from Tennessee! Stainless Raptor's some of Kimber's finest! Great choice on your first Kimber.
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Old 01-14-2016, 09:34 AM   #9
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Welcome from southern California! I love the Pro models Kimber offers. The Raptor Pro may be the best of All but that would be splitting hairs. Kimber makes great 1911's!
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Old 01-14-2016, 09:47 AM   #10
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Ball3011,

Welcome to the forum from Northern Illinois. You will enjoy that Stainless Raptor, and it's not to hard on the eyes either. Let us know how that 1st range session goes.
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