Hello from Washington - Kimber Forum

Kimber


Go Back   Kimber Forum > Kimber Forum News > New Member Introduction

Like Tree1Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-25-2016, 12:16 AM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2016
Posts: 2
Hello from Washington

Newbie here, signing up to learn as much as I can about my ultra carry 2. I love my Kimber but I've had nothing but problems from it hope I can find what I'm looking for on here.


Before I make a post, can someone please point me to the correct sub-forum that I should post my ultra carry 2 problems in???

Or if my question could be answered here that would be great.

1000rds have been through it and I clean it before and after each use 100% takedown.


The problem:

Gun jams on 2nd or 3rd to last round in mag. It starts pulling the shell out of the chamber then the slide seizes up 3/4 way back and doesn't allow the shell to eject. I can't manually pull the slide back either...

Even manually cycling rounds through the gun it will seize up and get stuck on last couple rounds in the mag. What is not allowing me to pull my slide back the rest of the way???



I've tried:
multiple brands of mags
different ammo
adjusting extractor tension


I just want my beloved pistol to be consistent enough to carry with me daily ...after all that's why I bought it.


NOT willing to send out to Kimber. I'm capable of doing the work myself and don't mind spending the money buying the parts I may or may not need to make this thing reliable.

Thanks in advance for any advise or links pointing me in the proper direction. I've been searching for a few years now with no luck still.
kimber92 is offline   Reply With Quote
Remove Ads
Old 05-25-2016, 05:32 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
JC45's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2015
Location: Northeast Pa
Posts: 6,242
Welcome to KT from Northeast, Pa.

I really can't help you with your UCII problem but I'm sure someone here will. Me, I would send it back to Kimber because it's their gun and I'm sure they know more about their guns then most people. They have excellent customer service but once you or someone else starts playing around with your gun it's going to void the warranty. I had to send my Eclipse Pro II to them after a year and they fixed it for free and install new night sights. It's your gun and your choice, good luck with repair.
JC45 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2016, 05:42 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
RugerLuger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2016
Location: NE Ohio
Posts: 555
Welcome from Ohio. Sounds like you tried the obvious, like JC said, send it in.
__________________


Mike
NRA
Amvets Life Member
Navy Vet
RugerLuger is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Old 05-25-2016, 06:20 AM   #4
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2016
Location: Far South Florida
Posts: 26
For years I toyed with the idea of getting a 3" .45, but after some research decided against it. Far as I can tell, development of the things was slow because it's very difficult to get the package balanced with that short barrel. Recoil springs are critical and don't last. I'd bet (somebody else's) money that a spring change will solve your problem.
charliea is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2016, 06:57 AM   #5
Super Moderator
 
Chuck43's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Northern Illinois
Posts: 32,802
Welcome to the forum from northern Illinois Kimber92, you mention shooting 1000's of rounds but no mention of spring replacement. I suggest you contact Kimbers customer service and discuss your problem with them. Ultra's (3") are fine dependable guns, I own and have two in my carry rotation.

Customer Service
Toll-Free: (888) 243-4522
Hours: M–F, 9 a.m.–7 p.m. Eastern
__________________
WE DON'T SHOOT TO KILL, WE SHOOT TO SAVE A LIFE.
Chuck43 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2016, 07:22 AM   #6
Senior Member
 
Dude22's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: South West Florida
Posts: 5,827
Another welcome from Ohio
__________________
Denny

KEEP CALM AND RETURN FIRE

NRA Life Member
Dude22 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2016, 08:52 AM   #7
Senior Member
 
Cybercycle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Middle TN
Posts: 1,549
Welcome from Middle Tennessee...I can't add any more to the great advice already posted.
__________________
US Air Force 1969 - 1972
Tennessee HCP
NRA Member
OGCA - Life Member
Cybercycle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2016, 08:52 AM   #8
Senior Member
 
Spotly's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2015
Location: Eastern Washington
Posts: 1,072
Welcome from Eastern Washington.

I'll echo what others suggest - call Kimber. Their customer support is pretty good and maybe they'd be willing to just send you the spring. If you're dead-set on not sending it in and you don't find the solution here, you could always find yourself a local shop that has lots of 1911 experience. If you're on the right side of the state, I can recommend a really good smithy.
__________________
Some call me.....Tim

You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans. - Ronald Reagan
Spotly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2016, 09:56 AM   #9
Senior Member
 
swca's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2015
Location: Spring Valley,Ca.
Posts: 4,175
Welcome from southern Cal. Sorry to hear that you are having a dificult time with your Kimber Ultra a lot of Happy Ultra owners on this forum. If you decide that you cannot find the problem and correct it yourself, be sure to put it back to stock configuration before sending it to the mother ship,or Kimber will do that for you and charge you for it.
__________________
Tom

Where freedom dwells is my country!

CDP Pro II .45 acp
Raptor II (blue) .45 acp
Eclipse II 10 mm
Ultra Carry II .45 acp
Stainless Pro Carry II
Solo STS 9 mm
swca is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-25-2016, 10:16 AM   #10
Senior Member
 
2sharp2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Chattanooga
Posts: 11,290
Welcome to the site from Tennessee.
__________________
The Kimber Family

CDP & RCP Ultra's
Classic Carry Pro (Factory Bone Grips)
Custom Two-Tone 45/.460Rowland
Gold Combat Limited Edition
Master Carry Pro
Sapphire Ultra 9mm
SIS Custom, Pro, Ultra
Stainless Ultra Carry 9mm
Stainless Raptor Custom, Pro, Ultra
Super Carry Ultra Plus
TLE Pro (TFS)

84M Longmaster Classic SS .308
SVT 22lr Stainless Fluted Bull Barrel
Kimber Of America 82 Stainless Fluted .22lr
84M Varmint Stainless 204 Ruger
2sharp2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Search tags for this page

kimber tle/rs ii (tfs) 45 washington state

Click on a term to search for related topics.

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Greetings from NE Washington State Dragonwing New Member Introduction 25 02-23-2016 05:54 PM
Hello from Eastern Washington Spotly New Member Introduction 12 06-08-2015 04:03 PM
Name Change For The Washington Redskins Chuck43 Off-Topic Discussion Forum 7 01-05-2015 02:15 PM
New guy from Washington Brick New Member Introduction 2 05-10-2013 01:01 PM
New member from Renton, Washington state Tondoboy859 New Member Introduction 2 03-29-2013 04:14 AM