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Who has an Eclipse Pro II?

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Do you carry it? How's it shoot? You know, the usual stuff.
 

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I don't own one although I think it is a beautiful gun. I do have a Stainless Pro Carry that is similar. After the proper break in period plus some extra I do carry it. It's easier to conceal then my Glocks because it's thinner. As far as how it shoots...well it is a Kimber!!
 

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I figured a 4" barrel with a full size frame would be a good match.

Yep, they do shoot sweet, but I was wondering about FTF issues and whether anyone had swapped out the recoil spring (WC flat?) to resolve any cycle issues.

Thanks for the reply, Islander.
 

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I figured a 4" barrel with a full size frame would be a good match.

Yep, they do shoot sweet, but I was wondering about FTF issues and whether anyone had swapped out the recoil spring (WC flat?) to resolve any cycle issues.

Thanks for the reply, Islander.
I've never had any issues. Don't listen to the keyboard commandos on other forums!!
 

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'keyboard commandos' .... ROFL


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I figured a 4" barrel with a full size frame would be a good match.

Yep, they do shoot sweet, but I was wondering about FTF issues and whether anyone had swapped out the recoil spring (WC flat?) to resolve any cycle issues.
Insat-Gator, I have a Super Carry Pro, (4" barrel with a full size frame) and it's my favorite Kimber. In the thousands of rounds I have through it I've never had a FTF issue. I installed a Wilson Combat Flatwire spring in it but not to resolve any issues, I did it because of the springs longer life and the ability to break the gun down without any tools of any kind.
 

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I have two PCII {9mm/45} and although I bought them slightly used{less than 200 rounds}through them,I have never had an fte/ftf problem.I now have a couple thousand rounds through each of them and have never replaced anything.I plan on dropping them off at the lgs gunsmith soon and let him go through them and replace what's needed.
If the guns are functioning properly it shouldn't be necessary to have a gunsmith go through them (although it wouldn't hurt) get a couple new recoil springs and you should be good to go.
 
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If the guns are functioning properly it shouldn't be necessary to have a gunsmith go through them (although it wouldn't hurt) get a couple new recoil springs and you should be good to go.
What is a good indicator to watch for in replacing the recoil spring besides round count? What would I notice just from shooting?
 

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What is a good indicator to watch for in replacing the recoil spring besides round count? What would I notice just from shooting?
If you're really familiar with your gun you might notice the slide is getting easier to rack soon to be followed by an occasional FTE or FTL.
 
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If you're really familiar with your gun you might notice the slide is getting easier to rack soon to be followed by an occasional FTE or FTL.
Then it's time for a recoil spring on my PCII 9mm.Racking it is so much easier than on my PCII 45.Getting online to order one for both since they both get 100 rounds through them every Saturday.Thanks Chuck43 for the info.
 

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I've read that the recoil spring should be replaced anywhere from 1500 to 5000 rounds. My opinion is do it when your gun tells you to by not performing 100%.
 

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I've read that the recoil spring should be replaced anywhere from 1500 to 5000 rounds. My opinion is do it when your gun tells you to by not performing 100%.
Kimber owners manual for .45 caliber full size model says 1500 - 1800 rounds and compact and pro models says to change the recoil spring every 800 rounds. IMHO if you wait until the gun in not performing 100% you've waited to long.
 

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I have a Pro Carry II Stainless...as a Pro model it has a 4 in barrel and full grips. I have put 1000 rounds through it with only one FTF. That's with Kimber mags.
 

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Yes, I heard it was 800 rounds on Pro models. I'm 200 over that, but plan on trying out the Wilson Combat guide rod and flat spring soon.
 
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