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Does anyone else think that it is an absolute BITCH to field strip?!! Its to the point to where I dont even want the gun anymore...any I just got it! If ANYONE has ANY tips to help me deal w this issue Id love to hear them..PLEASE! lol I dont want to get rid of my Kimber. Its supposed to be my MAIN carry gun and I dont want to replace it.

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Does anyone else think that it is an absolute BITCH to field strip?!! Its to the point to where I dont even want the gun anymore...any I just got it! If ANYONE has ANY tips to help me deal w this issue Id love to hear them..PLEASE! lol I dont want to get rid of my Kimber. Its supposed to be my MAIN carry gun and I dont want to replace it.

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Jeremy
I thought the same thing at first but now can have the gun apart in a matter of minutes. Just be patient and you will figure it out..I watched a few Youtube videos on it and asked many questions on the forum....
 

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As Jeff said, it takes patience and practice. Hang in there, you'll get it!
 

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Does anyone else think that it is an absolute BITCH to field strip?!! Its to the point to where I dont even want the gun anymore...any I just got it! If ANYONE has ANY tips to help me deal w this issue Id love to hear them..PLEASE! lol I dont want to get rid of my Kimber. Its supposed to be my MAIN carry gun and I dont want to replace it.

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Jeremy
I reckon this tool has made my life easier, yea its a few bucks but makes it so easy, I also have the idiot scratch plastic tool too.
Watch the videos.

1911UltraTool.com

Got one of these too.
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Idiot-Scratch-Prevention-Tool-idiotscratchcom/207132008592
 
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Welp, 1911 Ultra tool purchased. $30 aint shit to help field strip!
That better have come with a lap dance. I just used the little "L" shaped tool and in a few minutes it's apart. I even taught my gf how to use it. What did you find/buy??
 

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1911ultratool.com I didnt have the little L tool and from what I read it says that this is supposed to be better. IDK lol maybe i made a mistake...
 

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Does anyone else think that it is an absolute BITCH to field strip?!! Its to the point to where I dont even want the gun anymore...any I just got it! If ANYONE has ANY tips to help me deal w this issue Id love to hear them..PLEASE! lol I dont want to get rid of my Kimber. Its supposed to be my MAIN carry gun and I dont want to replace it.

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Jeremy
I'll give you $500.00 to save you some aggravation. :D
 
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Did you check your manual? I have a dozen of the L tools I still like the Ultra tool.
The L tool does not line the slide up with the slide lock notch like the ultra tool, that line up makes all the difference in the world.
 

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1911ultratool.com I didnt have the little L tool and from what I read it says that this is supposed to be better. IDK lol maybe i made a mistake...
No you did fine. I read the post that Josey sent to you after I sent mine and that's a great tool to use. That will make life so much better..
 

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I kno this is off the topic of field stripping tools, BUT what do yall use to clean and lube your Kimbers?
 

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Hoppes #9

Everyone's favorite cologne .

Finish off with a few drops of a high quality oil.
 

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I kno this is off the topic of field stripping tools, BUT what do yall use to clean and lube your Kimbers?
Gun Scrubber to wash it down and the nectar of the Gods {HOPPES#9} to finish the job.I just use Remington REM oil to gently lube it afterwards. That's what I do but others will have their own remedy also..
 

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Picked up some Safariland Break Free CLP (Clean, Lubricate, Preserve) to day. Used on the Ruger Mark II. OMG, what an oily mess. I guess if you had a gun that was seriously gunked up it would loosen it up and allow you to brush it out, but geeze.

I'm not sure I'm gonna continue using that stuff.
 

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Gun Scrubber to wash it down and the nectar of the Gods {HOPPES#9} to finish the job.I just use Remington REM oil to gently lube it afterwards. That's what I do but others will have their own remedy also..
I basically do the same.
 

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I've probably tried every new cleaner to come down the road since the late 50's and always go back to Hoppe's #9 and a light oil. Lately I've been using Brian Enos Slide Glide on one of my Kimbers rails and liking it enough that today after I cleaned the Sig P238 I used some on it. We'll see how that works out next week when I go to the range.
 

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I use the NDZ Performance takedown tool and idiot scratch tool, I use a "guitar pick".
 
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