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Kimber frames, slides, barrels are MIM per a Master pistolsmith!!!

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by HAIL CAESAR, Feb 5, 2010.

  1. HAIL CAESAR

    HAIL CAESAR Senior Member

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    Just read yourself per this idiot.:rofl:

    http://forum.m1911.org/showthread.php?t=78337&page=1&pp=10

    Just read the whole thread. But I will copy the biggest idiot statement.

    "O.k. first of all lets start with the basics on this one. Kimber barrels are MIM (metal injection molded) GASP!!!, as are their frames, slides and all small parts (which do occasionally have to be replaced due to failure). How do I know this you ask...well a friend of mine owns one of the leading barrel making companies in the business and he bought a kimber, "Cause it just seemed so nice Joe", and upon inspection he found it was MIM. Can't fool a custom barrel maker folks.
    Joe Chambers
    Custom 1911 Pistolsmith
    Member of American Pistolsmith's Guild"


    I tried to refute this moron but the site management has deleted or edited my posts and warned me to stop questioning Joe Chambers statements.

    And as anyone that knows me can tell you I have very little respect for Kimbers and am not a blind Kimber cheerleader...but this is incredible.

    Everyone, I accidentally started two threads on this because of a faulty internet service. The other one has more posts. Please let this one die.
    Here is the link to the current one.
    http://glocktalk.com/forums/showthread.php?p=14706551&posted=1#post14706551
     
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  2. Rinspeed

    Rinspeed JAFO

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    That guy is a moron. :faint:
     

  3. AZ Husker

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    Must be the Greek's brother in law.
     
  4. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    :rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
  5. Rinspeed

    Rinspeed JAFO

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    He is a very good smith just a little confused that's all. :upeyes:
     
  6. GVFlyer

    GVFlyer Senior Member

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    This Joe Chambers guy is a maroon.

    It doesn't take much to get a thread taken down over there. This one of mine was taken down today.

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    http://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/p...ducts_id/17999

    Sorry for the duplicate post - looks like there's a lot of folks here that get Bud's email alerts on products back in stock.

    (Note to Mods - If it's bad form to post links here, let me know)
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    <table border="0" cellpadding="6" cellspacing="0" width="100%"> <tbody><tr> <td class="alt2" style="border: 1px inset ;"> Originally Posted by Bald1 [​IMG]
    I'm not a moderator but this type of post is frowned upon big time. If you would take the time to look around this subforum, including the top of the first page, you'll find a thread specifically set up for DW gun sightings at brick 'n mortar DW dealers. Appropriate sightings are to be posted there. Be sure to read the first post which has ROEs. Not clearly pointed out but posting items from huge internet sites like Bud's, despite having physical stores, are discouraged because most everyone already knows to look there.

    http://forums.1911forum.com/showthread.php?t=254966

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  7. Credibility is much too precarious a thing to leave it in the hands of "my buddy"...

    Hey, Joe, where you going with that foot in your mouth?

    :supergrin:
     
  8. Jason D

    Jason D INFRINGED Silver Member Millennium Member

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  10. okie

    okie GT Mayor

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    I see what you did there:rofl::rofl:
     
  11. HAIL CAESAR

    HAIL CAESAR Senior Member

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    Sorry I posted this thread twice but a snow storm here has had my satellite internet on the fritz.
    I think the Mods finally closed that thread.
     
  12. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    M1911.org does have some useful information, but the mods on there are complete moron nazi douchbag control freaks. I rarely even visit that site anymore. Would be a pretty good site if they had GT's mods.
     
  13. ...and they are still better people than the moderators at 1991Forum.com!

    Badges? We don't need no stinking badges! :supergrin:
     
  14. paul45

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    GVFlyer......The OP is talking about the thread on M1911.org.

    You are talking about 1911Forum.com

    I just thought you should know the difference.
     
  15. paul45

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    HAIL CAESAR.....You made an polite, intelligent inquiry on post #39 (if I remember!). The whole thread was whitewashed!
     
  16. Wolfgang

    Wolfgang Millennium Member

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    You are exactly right!
     
  17. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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    he's not listed in the American Pistolsmith's Guild as a Member, Associate Member or Honorary Member.

    http://www.americanpistol.com/guild_members_list.php

    maybe an email with the link to that thread might be an interesting read to the APG.
     
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  18. Rinspeed

    Rinspeed JAFO

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    That may be true but it doesn't mean his membership is not in process or the APG web site has not been updated. I would give him the benefit of the doubt as it looks like he does some very nice work.





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  19. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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    http://forums.1911forum.com/showthread.php?t=259822

    Wilson's response to Joe's statement

     
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