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Kimber Warrior

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Bill Lumberg, Dec 1, 2010.

  1. Bill Lumberg

    Bill Lumberg BTF Inventor

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    The warrior was the gun that got me re-interested in 1911's. I ended up going with Springfield instead, and I've been very pleased. I still, from time to time, think about picking up a warrior. What issues are associated with this model?
     
  2. bac1023

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    ...its got a rail. :whistling:




    :rofl:
     

  3. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    Technically, that means it's not a real 1911. A rail makes it more of a 1912. And I wouldn't even want to think what it would be if it was a railed 3" 9mm. :rofl:
     
  4. rsxr22

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    I dont mind the fact that it has a rail because they also make a model without it. My concerns are that its overpriced for what you get!
     
  5. jrs93accord

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    I like my Desert Warrior. :supergrin:

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    I would still like to have the Warrior model as well. One day.
     
  6. GJ1981

    GJ1981 Pitying Fools

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  7. Glockdude1

    Glockdude1 Federal Member CLM

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    My Springfield has a Rail.
    [​IMG]

    It has been a great pistol. I wanted a Kimber Warrior, but at the time I found my Springfield, at a great price, I could not pass it up.

    :rock:
     
  8. cdunn

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    IF, I were to get a kimber that would be at the top of the list.
     
  9. jrs93accord

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    My Springfield has one too.

    [​IMG]

    :supergrin:
     
  10. bac1023

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    Beyond the rail, they look like a 5 yr old went crazy with a can of Krylon.
     
  12. BlayGlock

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    From the 10-8.

    I had a warrior for a bit and it was remains one of my favorite factory made 1911s. I would agree with plunger tube as mine was a little loose. Never had problems with the rest of the stuff he mentions. If you read the full post it seems most needed to only minor tweaking, which you need with lots of factory 1911s anyway.

     
  13. ancient_serpent

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    I absolutely love the Warrior I picked up a few years ago. I've not had any problems with it, I think I've only had one magazine that didn't work with it (issued Kimber mag).
    I'm going to get a competent gunsmith to check it out when I get back home, just to be on the safe side, but it's been a great psitol thus far.
     
  14. Glockdude1

    Glockdude1 Federal Member CLM

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    Do you ever use the lock? I tried mine the day I bought it just to see if it worked. (it does). I have never used it since.

    :cool:
     
  15. jrs93accord

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    Never tried it.
     
  16. Cochese

    Cochese Most mackinest CLM

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    I was gonna say, if I ever went to work for Sheriff Joe or any other similarly uniformed agency, I'd carry one just to match.

    Then I realized what I was about to say and decided I would buy a SA and Gunkote it to match. :supergrin:
     
  17. BuckyP

    BuckyP Lifetime Member

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    Would think it would be more like a 1913. :tongueout:
     
  18. bac1023

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    I never have either on my GI or TRP.

    Thankfully, the custom Springfields don't have it.







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    Last edited: Dec 2, 2010
  19. tx787

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    I think the Kimber earns a point or two for not having a "TACTICAL" or "OPERATOR" or "MALL NINJA" billboard.
     
  20. bac1023

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    Yeah, they're definitely cleaner looking than Springfield's version.