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Forum: Kimber 1911 Forum 06-27-2020, 11:35 AM
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Posted By Tucmox
Ok, last update (hopefully). Original problem;...

Ok, last update (hopefully). Original problem; FTF. 115gn Everglades JHP. See my OP for the rest of the specs. Speer specs for cartridge base=9.93, mine=9.86. Case mouth=9.65. ,mine=9.60. Measured...
Forum: Kimber 1911 Forum 06-22-2020, 09:48 AM
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Posted By Tucmox
I would have to agree initially with your comment...

I would have to agree initially with your comment but, I took a little trip to the range last Friday with 100 rds of Federal Champion 115 gn FMJ ammo. This, after taking the gun apart, lubing the...
Forum: Kimber 1911 Forum 06-15-2020, 10:31 AM
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Posted By Tucmox
Talked to a tech at Kimber. Told him the truth,...

Talked to a tech at Kimber. Told him the truth, asked for his advise, and he told me to try some 124 gn factory loads and call him back. Gun prolly just needs to be fed some factory ammo to work out...
Forum: Kimber 1911 Forum 06-15-2020, 07:43 AM
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Posted By Tucmox
No doubt, my first, and biggest mistake. And,...

No doubt, my first, and biggest mistake. And, when I talk to the folks at Kimber I will fess up to my transgression. Don't want to be another crying owner bashing Kimber for something I might have...
Forum: Kimber 1911 Forum 06-14-2020, 04:13 PM
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Posted By Tucmox
Ok, It's not like I bathed the gun in grease so,...

Ok, It's not like I bathed the gun in grease so, I'm pretty sure this is not the issue. It's a feed issue. And these are not anywhere near "hot loads". Besides, if they were, the primers would show...
Forum: Kimber 1911 Forum 06-14-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 32
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Posted By Tucmox
Update

Ok, read through all the responses (and the hijacks!) then talked to my resident gunsmith (who also happens to be my brother) and the overwhelming conclusion is the ammo. Mistake to put my handloads...
Forum: Kimber 1911 Forum 06-13-2020, 05:56 AM
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Posted By Tucmox
Jammed Up 9mm 1911

Ok, I've read where the new 9mm 1911's tend to have VERY tight tolerances but this is annoying. Took delivery of my new 9mm Stainless 5in barrel ('ya know, the one with the Vortex Venom special from...
Forum: Kimber 1911 Forum 06-05-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
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Posted By Tucmox
Me Too!

So, we must have been on GB at the same time! Put my bid in for $715 and won it. So pumped! There are still a few on there. Looking for some advise on a new magwell/mainspring housing mod. Ed Brown?...
Forum: New Member Introduction 06-05-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 16
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Posted By Tucmox
Hello From Wisconsin

Hi all. New to the forums but not to shooting. Just ordered my first Kimber (more about that on another thread later) and already want to do some work on it. Do most of my shooting at our DNR range...
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