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Thanks! I’m not too upset about it, I like the gun a lot compared to the feel of the other “micros” so I’m def looking forward to getting it there and back. Don’t wanna end up defending myself in full auto and sitting in prison so def gotta be done. I also appreciate them saying something before you could even find anything online about any defects so that’s a plus
 

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Whether mine was on the list wouldn't matter ( it wasn't) because I really like the gun and a simple spring fix isn't a big deal, I know Kimber is handling the issue.
There's companies that come out and immediately identify the problem, have a recall and inform the owners as Kimber did.... then there are companies when they have actual problems, never have a recall and keep blaming the owners as Glock did more than once.
 

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yeah that’s why I’m not too upset, mines been running like a dream and I’ve tested it probably a thousand times since the recall and can’t get the trigger to not reset. My guess is it’s what you said and someone was installing the springs wrong. Reckon I’ll have to wait for more info to make a decision, as far as I can tell my safety block is fine.
 

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My new Mako was delivered to the dealer and before I could even pick it up I got another email telling me that a refund had been issued to my account due to the gun not actually having been put in my hands and had to be returned to Kimber. The biggest bummer is that no one, even Kimber, can give me a timeline on when i will be able to take delivery of a new and improved Mako. They said it could be as long as 6 months. Bummer.
I went the other route. I picked up my Mako 2 days before the recall. I returned it to the "big box store" I got it from for a full refund. Why? I have a friend that bought his Kimber very early on (December) and returned it for a similar problem. They told him it was basically his fault for not cleaning the gun with only 50 rounds thought it. He got it back the other day only for me to tell him the gun was on recall! Why didn't they just fix the gun when they had it?? I really wanted to keep this gun but I'm a little to old to deal with problems right off bat. I don't have the patience for it. I should have just waited, like I new I should have, until they worked out the bugs. Never buy the first model of a car. My mistake. Hopefully down the road I can revisit this gun.
 

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I went the other route. I picked up my Mako 2 days before the recall. I returned it to the "big box store" I got it from for a full refund. Why? I have a friend that bought his Kimber very early on (December) and returned it for a similar problem. They told him it was basically his fault for not cleaning the gun with only 50 rounds thought it. He got it back the other day only for me to tell him the gun was on recall! Why didn't they just fix the gun when they had it?? I really wanted to keep this gun but I'm a little to old to deal with problems right off bat. I don't have the patience for it. I should have just waited, like I new I should have, until they worked out the bugs. Never buy the first model of a car. My mistake. Hopefully down the road I can revisit this gun.
If you really like the Mako and want one just make a copy of the recalled gun serial nos., from the Kimber site and check those against the serial non. of the guns for sale.

Mine Mako shoots perfect, my serial no. wasn't on recall. Now 425+ rounds and perfect.
 

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If you really like the Mako and want one just make a copy of the recalled gun serial nos., from the Kimber site and check those against the serial non. of the guns for sale.

Mine Mako shoots perfect, my serial no. wasn't on recall. Now 425+ rounds and perfect.
I think I will wait until the dust settles.
 

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What is the exact issue is it something wrong with the actual striker blocker or springs or what?

I'm looking at a Mako R7 at a local shop and it is not on the recall list however it is one digit away from being on the list the last digit... R11641 is the one I'm looking at buying it's not on list but 11642 is as well as also 11639
 

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jhc37013 welcome to the site from Tennessee. I think may have been more than one recall this was most recent I believe.

A safety recall has been issued by Kimber Manufacturing in regards to their striker-fired R7 Mako handgun. The R7 Mako safety recall was announced on February 23rd and applies to R7 models that were shipped between January 10th, 2022, and February 14th, 2022. The R7 Mako safety recall was issued after Kimber discovered a quality issue surrounding the firing pin safety block. Customers who own one of the affected models are entitled to a free examination by Kimber to fix the issue.
 
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They are now coming back to stores.
My LGS called me and said their order has been shipped back after the recall inspection.
Should be here by the end of the week.
I have a deposit on one for my wife.
 

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Selling mine as soon as I can. Do not trust it.
Why wouldn't you trust it?
Kimber isn't a sketchy company.

Check the list to see if it needed to go back.
If it's on the list, call Kimber and ask it the work has been done.

My wife's has been flawless.
 

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Selling mine as soon as I can. Do not trust it.
If it’s not on the list why worry about it? Smith and Ruger have had ten times as many recalls. If it works it works. Shoot and enjoy. I have over 800 rounds through mine now with NO problems. Can’t say that for a lot of guns today.


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