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Kimber Super Match II price info

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by MastiffMan, Feb 24, 2010.

  1. MastiffMan

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    I am just looking for a good range pistol to shoot at 25 meters ... How high would you go on a used one in Excellent condition. ??
     
  2. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    I know a guy who has a great one for sale for $1500.
     


  3. MastiffMan

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    I have a line on 2 of them and just wondering how much money to spend (Bid) on one before you are better off getting a Baer used..
    A Baer with the 1 1/2" even used in good shape will go for $1500 if you are lucky but more around $ 1700 or more...
     
  4. PlasticGuy

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    I picked up an unfired series I Super Match about a year ago for the equivalent of $1200 (it was part of a trade). That was a very good deal, but I wouldn't have bought it if it was much more. While I love the pistol, it's not the equivalent of my 1.5" Les Baer Premier II, and you can find a lightly used Baer for around $1500. There's no way I could suggest passing up a Baer (even without the 1.5" option) for a Kimber Super Match, no matter how much I like it.
     
  5. MastiffMan

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    I had 5 Baers 4 had the 1 1/2" .. I know they are better pistols... so you think $1200 is about the top price to look on spending on a Super Match in excellent condition??
     
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  6. Rinspeed

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    John at Proload told me he thought the 1.5" option from Baer was a waste of money and most of the regular Baers will shoot 2-3 inches at 50 yards. I always couldn't help but wonder if the 1.5" guns aren't built any different they just sort out the real accurate ones and sell them at a premium. :dunno:
     
  7. HAIL CAESAR

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    You can find very lightly used PII Baers for a bit over a grand if you look hard enough. I've bought my share of 1,100 dollar ones. The Super Mimbers can had for 1,200 to 1,250 LNIB if you keep your eyes peeled.
     
  8. bac1023

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  9. PlasticGuy

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    I can't say "that's what it's worth", but that's the most I would spend. Any more than that and you're getting into the territory of the lightly used Baers, and there is no question of which is the better pistol. I do like my Super Match a lot though, and I don't think it gets nearly the credit it deserves. If you can get them down to $1200 or less, I can highly recommend it.
     
  10. bac1023

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    It may be hard to find an excellent condition model below $1200, but some wear shouldn't be a big deal.
     
  11. MastiffMan

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    THANKS to all for the great info....
    I know more about semi custom & full custom 1911's...
    I jumped right into semi custom pistols a few years ago.
    I do not have much trigger time with production pistols and not sure which production pistols are the best for tight groups at 25 meters.. The Valor I got a few Months ago is great at 25 meters that I know for sure....
     
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  12. bac1023

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    Well, the Super Match does have an accuracy guarentee of 1" groups at 25 yards.

    Its the only Kimber to have it. I find mine extremely accurate and far and away the most accurate production 1911 I own.
     
  13. MD357

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    1.5 Guarantees are BS IMHO. Can anyone here print 1.5 groups at 50yds?
     
  14. bac1023

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    God no. :)

    I just find it impressive that a 5" pistol can even do it from a ransom rest.
     
  15. HAIL CAESAR

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    Sure! With WWB or Wolf with my eyes closed.:whistling:

    It is a waste for the most part, unless you are a Olympic class shooter.
     
  16. Rinspeed

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    I have a hard time seeing the bullseye at 50 yards. :dunno:
     
  17. bac1023

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    :agree:
     
  18. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    That sounds about right! :rofl:
     
  19. MastiffMan

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    I use to shoot my P2 at 100 yards before I moved .....99% of my range time I shoot at 25 meters indoors.
     
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  20. JBJ16

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    Yes. Using a sharpie.