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I bought a new Kimber Pro CDP II

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by js415, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. js415

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    Some may remember that I bought this Springfield a few weeks ago: http://www.georgiapacking.org/forum/viewtopic.php?f=3&t=53096,
    and I was told then it would not be my last.

    After the gun show last weekend I stopped by to see my good friends at Autry's Armory, and while looking around I "just asked" to only "hold" this pistol.

    That was a big fat mistake, and I knew it the minute it hit my hands.

    It is a Kimber Pro CDP II. Comes from their Custom Shop, and everything is hand fitted. Very, very, tight.

    I have fired about 150 rounds, per Kimbers break-in instructions. This thing is very tight, and has to be broken in!! I'm used to yanking a Glock out of the box and firing away. First 30 rounds went flawless. Next 20 rounds had FTRB, about 1 per magazine.

    Stripped, cleaned, and oiled, then about 50 more rounds. Only 1 FTRB.

    Stripped, cleaned, and oiled tonight, 50 more rounds, all ran flawless without a problem.

    Taking it to the range tomorrow night for about 200-300 more, and I hope to proclaim it "carry ready". Kimber says about 300 and it should be good to go.

    This is the most expensive pistol I have ever bought. It feels expensive, and it feels good in the hand.

    And now for the best part::::::::
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  2. Hokie1911

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    Congrats. I dig the ProCDP. Aside from the ProTLE2, they are my favorite Kimber.
     


  3. glock2740

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    I like the CDP Pro alot. I had mine "modified" just a tad though, and like it even better. Here's mine (on left). Bobtailed.

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  4. sweet. lot's of folks on here, for one reason or another, mainly reliability i think, don't care for the 3in 1911's. but i think the major manufacturers have really figured out the timing issue. i can't make my new agent choke. and nothing comes close to being as comfortable iwb.
     
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  5. glock2740

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    Here it is from the front, on the stand, posed over my UCII. Before I had Chuck send it home, I had him put a single sided safety on it.


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    Here's a crappy pic of it without the ambi


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  6. Sweet. I have always liked the Kimber Pro CDP II. I might pick one up someday.
     
  7. forgive my ignorance, but what is that finish. i only own blue, but i've been thinking of trying a stainless commander. just thinking.
     
  8. it's g2740 chrome aka Hard Chrome.:supergrin:
     
  9. it's that damn nc humidity. 98 degrees with 95% humidity. hard chrome or stainless only makes sense. i just love blue. i'm thinking. plus one of the first semi's i ever shot was my dads nickeled gm. he was a cop at the time and though he sold or traded it, i still see it in my mind. it was beautiful. i was about 12 or so. scared the crap out of me. :rofl:
     
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  10. bac1023

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  11. TKR Reptiles

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    That is probably my favorite 1911 out there! I plan on getting one VERY soon!!!
     
  12. bac1023

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    Good choice.
     
  13. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    All 3 have stainless slides and the frames were Cerakoted to match the original Kimber finish.
     
  14. TKR Reptiles

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    You're the one that helped me decide to make it the next one I purchase... I was torn between that and a EMP...
     
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