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My New Toy! Kimber Stainless Pro Raptor II

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by PlayboyPenguin, Nov 5, 2011.

  1. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin

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    I could not let the 100th anniversary of the 1911 pass without buying at least one. I had been saving my money to buy an Ed Brown Kobra Carry but when a friend brought his to the range for me to test drive the other day he also brought his Kimber Pro Raptor II. It was the blued version but I fell in love with it. I liked it as much as I did the Kobra Carry and it is about $1400.00 cheaper. I started calling around looking for the stainless version and found that Brightwater had one in stock. They even had it for less than Keith's had it priced. So I ran over and looked at it. It was too late to transfer money so they held it for me until the next day. I went in and got it yesterday. They even through in a free 8 round Kimber KimPro Tac Mag.

    This quick pic does not do it justice but it will have to do until I can get a video of it tomorrow. I will post it once I get it uploaded.

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  2. NeverMore1701

    NeverMore1701 Fear no Evil Platinum Member

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  3. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    Congrats! I love my Pro Raptor too. Very accurate and has been 100%. :cool:


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  4. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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  5. jrs93accord

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    Congrats on your recent purchase of a fine pistol. I think that the Stainless Raptor is one of the most handsome guns out there.

    Kimber Stainless Raptor II
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  6. mrsurfboard

    mrsurfboard The Anti-Glock

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    Congrats! Great looking Kimber! I love the Pro size.
     
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  7. BMF99CamaroSS

    BMF99CamaroSS 1911Addicts.com

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  8. Wyoming

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    Very nice!

    My wife saw an advertisement on the back of a gun magazine and went out of her way to show me a picture of a Kimber Grand Raptor II. She said it is a very pretty gun and "made " me buy one!


    I plan to keep both!
     
  9. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin

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    Nice...our barrels appear a bit different.
     
  10. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Yep,......your's is longer!:rofl:
     
  11. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin

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    I have waited most of my life for someone to tell me that. :whistling:
     
  12. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    It made a visit to Mr Rogers' neighborhood, as did a few of it's brothers and sisters. :cool:

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  13. faawrenchbndr

    faawrenchbndr DirtyThirty fan CLM

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    Wow,.....great pic!

    Can't wait for my Springer to come back from Mr Roger's neighborhood!
     
  14. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    You'll be very happy. :thumbsup:
     
  15. tc215

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    Nice!
     
  16. yac

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    Congrats man. I just bought a full size Raptor Stainless yesterday, and it shoots very well. I am quite happy with it.