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Hello to all. I recently just bought my first Kimber yesterday and I love it. This is my first 1911 so I do not know much. I was wondering if there is anyone who could recommend some good range ammo. I have a pro carry II. I have put 200 rounds of blazer brass 230gr FMJ through it. It did ok. I had 3 FTF when loading a new mag. Any information would be great.
 

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Welcome and congratulations. My favorite range ammo is American Eagle FMJ. I've always had great luck with it.

There is a break in period, and some magazines will work better than others.
 

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For single box purchases I prefer PMC or American Eagle 230 gr FMJ. I've switched over to buying 500 rnds at a time from Georgia Arms. They are reloads, but shoot very well in my Kimber.

Congrats on the new gun and welcome.
 

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Hello to all. I recently just bought my first Kimber yesterday and I love it. This is my first 1911 so I do not know much. I was wondering if there is anyone who could recommend some good range ammo. I have a pro carry II. I have put 200 rounds of blazer brass 230gr FMJ through it. It did ok. I had 3 FTF when loading a new mag. Any information would be great.
Welcome to the forum from Ohio! Congratulations on choosing a Kimber. I have a PCII that has become my EDC. Kimber recommends 230 gr ball ammo during your break in time which should be at least 500 rounds. My best suggestion is to thoroughly read your owners manual and follow it's instructions and you'll be fine.
 

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Welcome from Ohio! I like Blazer, American Eagle, Georgia Arms and Freedom Munitions all in 230 grain for practice. YMMV
 

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Welcome to the forum.I also have a PCII and shoot mostly Freedom Munition and American Eagle.If it is a new gun,never let the mfg know if you shoot remanufactured ammo since it will void the warranty.{Ammunition page section 2 of owners manual} I use reman and have never had one problem with it.Good luck with your new Kimber.
 

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Welcome to the forum from northern Illinois kbiernot. I like Winchester ammo but almost any name brand 230 gr FMJ ball ammo will work just fine. Reloads from Freedom Munitions are another favorite for range ammo.
 

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Welcome aboard from Dixie Co.,Fl.My favorites are Winchester white box,230gr FMJ,and Freedom Munitions 230gr FMJ.If you can buy it in bulk(500-1000) do so.It will save you a ton of $$$ in the long run.Best wishes and good luck.
 

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Welcome from Ky. I also have a Pro Carry II. I use Federal American Eagle 230 gr. FMJ. After 750 rounds I had my first FTF then switched from my stock Kimber mags to Wilson Combat ETM mags and have never had another. Currently at 1500 rounds since Christmas.
 

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Welcome and everyone else has it covered on the 45 acp, I just ordered 2k rounds of 45colt for my cowboy guns from Georgia arms (new ammo) being delivered today! and the price was right.

J.W.
 

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Thanks for the info

Hey I hope everyone has a good day! I appreciate the warm welcome and look forward to getting to know everyone. Have a good day and until that day comes keep your ear to the grindstone.
 

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For single box purchases I prefer PMC or American Eagle 230 gr FMJ. I've switched over to buying 500 rnds at a time from Georgia Arms. They are reloads, but shoot very well in my Kimber.

Congrats on the new gun and welcome.
Now that's some fine ammo right there and reasonably priced if you shop around. I've got a few thousand rounds of it. AE is good as well, winchester white...good stuff too. This applies to a 1911 BTW...I have other semi's that will shoot anything without problems.
 

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For single box purchases I prefer PMC or American Eagle 230 gr FMJ. I've switched over to buying 500 rnds at a time from Georgia Arms. They are reloads, but shoot very well in my Kimber.

Congrats on the new gun and welcome.
Hey Gary, check out Freedom Munitions they don't ship in an ammo can they use regular 50 round boxes and right now they are $36.44 cheaper for 500 rounds. $205.00 Georgia Arms $168.56 Freedom Munitions.
 
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Welcome to the site from Tennessee!
 

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Hey Gary, check out Freedom Munitions they don't ship in an ammo can they use regular 50 round boxes and right now they are $36.44 cheaper for 500 rounds. $205.00 Georgia Arms $168.56 Freedom Munitions.
I saw that. How much is shipping? Do they collect sales tax?

I can drive to Villa Rica and pick up ammo from Ga Arms, but still have to pay sales tax.
 

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This is the total for Freedom Munitions 45 230 gr...ship to StLou from Idaho.

Product Subtotal: $168.56
Tax: $0.00
Shipping & Handling: $22.81

Grand Total: $191.37

Can't beat that too many places....This is the 9mm price..

Product Subtotal: $115.33
Tax: $0.00
Shipping & Handling: $17.09

Grand Total: $132.42
 

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I saw that. How much is shipping? Do they collect sales tax?

I can drive to Villa Rica and pick up ammo from Ga Arms, but still have to pay sales tax.
I just placed an order for 750 rounds, no tax and $22.81 to ship it to Illinois.
 

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This is the total for Freedom Munitions 45 230 gr...ship to StLou from Idaho.

Product Subtotal: $168.56
Tax: $0.00
Shipping & Handling: $22.81

Grand Total: $191.37

Can't beat that too many places....This is the 9mm price..

Product Subtotal: $115.33
Tax: $0.00
Shipping & Handling: $17.09

Grand Total: $132.42
Really good price on the .45 reman. Unfortunately they are out of stock. I'm just about to get low on .45 ammo.
 

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Really good price on the .45 reman. Unfortunately they are out of stock. I'm just about to get low on .45 ammo.
They have 250ct in stock {$88.50}and just keep checking because they restock daily.It has been taking them at least 4-5 days to ship lately since their so busy.
 
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