New Kimber Crimson Custom Carry II

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      New Kimber Crimson Custom Carry II

      After a lot of research and way too much time on these forums I decided to get a 1911 .45. Here's what ended up being my choice. Off to the range first thing in the morning

      Crimson Custom Carry II










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      Very nice....

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      Congrats!

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      Well...made it to the range this morning, man does thing shoot sweet. The aluminum trigger felt a little strange at first but it quickly got accustomed to it. I must say the Crimson Trace laser is like cheating . After a quick adjustment to line up the laser to the sights @ 50', it was just point and shoot. I'm a novice shooter at best, and as long as I just sqeezed the trigger and didn't have any jerking it was dead center. Even the missed shots were only 3-4" from center, which I think is pretty good.

      Shooting back to back against my Sigma 40VE, I was ready to just throw that thing in the trash on the way out. I think the Sigma may be headed for a trade-in.

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      Crimson trace model...

      Just how do you go about adjusting in the sighting on that model? I'm really close to buying a Kimber, just not sure which 5" barrel model I want. That model really caught my eye. Was looking at that 9mm Custom model too. Knowing that ammo is so much cheaper at the range/store for 9's than .45's.

      Quote Originally Posted by cruzthepug View Post
      Well...made it to the range this morning, man does thing shoot sweet. The aluminum trigger felt a little strange at first but it quickly got accustomed to it. I must say the Crimson Trace laser is like cheating . After a quick adjustment to line up the laser to the sights @ 50', it was just point and shoot. I'm a novice shooter at best, and as long as I just sqeezed the trigger and didn't have any jerking it was dead center. Even the missed shots were only 3-4" from center, which I think is pretty good.

      Shooting back to back against my Sigma 40VE, I was ready to just throw that thing in the trash on the way out. I think the Sigma may be headed for a trade-in.

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      Congrats, my Kimber is the best shooting gun I own.

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      Smile

      I just bought one and hope to pick it up soon when I get home from deployment.

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      nice

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      Quote Originally Posted by Korben7p3c View Post
      Just how do you go about adjusting in the sighting on that model?
      The laser on the grip has 2 hex key (hex included) adjustments (up/down, left/right). In the photo showing the laser you can see a very small hole on the side, that's the laft/right adjustment and the other is on top. Very easy to adjust, just shoot from a rest and move the laser to where the bullet goes.

      Sorry for being so long responding to your question, I guess I overlooked it.

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      I have a Kimber Pro CDP II with the Crimson Trace Laser sites too - wow what a great gun.

      I'd encourage anyone that wants a 1911 .45 to look long and hard at the Kimber - the laser site is good for most guns.


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      Very nice looking gun!! Congrats!! Going next week to decide which Kimber to buy me!

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