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STI Ranger ll or Kimber Pro Carry 11

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by mickey24, Dec 14, 2010.

  1. mickey24

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    Between these two guns is there clearly a better choice or is it just a matter of preference.
     
  2. Quack

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    STI > Kimber.
     

  3. RonS

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    Given two high quality guns, who has the better reputation for customer service?
     
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  5. rsxr22

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    STI by a landslide!!! Kimber has spotty QC and pitiful CS. STI is the exact opposite
     
  6. Quack

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    STI also has tool steel hammer/sear/disconnector, while Kimber is MIM
     
  7. Hokie1911

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    This.

    This.

    This.

    I had a ProCarry2. If I was buying that size again around $1k, I would hands down buy the STI. Don't get me wrong, the Kimber was nice...but it was my first 1911 to test the platform and gave me an idea of what I want and don't want in a pistola.
     
  8. glock2740

    glock2740 Gun lover.

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    Based on the 1 STI and 9 Kimbers I have hands on with, the STI is a better gun. Granted my STI is a Legacy, so, that's not a fair comparison. I don't have any hands on experience with the Ranger, but STI makes great stuff. That being said Kimber makes a great gun as well. I'd be willing to put my Stainless Pro Raptor up against the Ranger, but my Pro Carry II is probably a lesser gun...in stock form...:cool:


    Eat your heart out Ranger. :)

    [​IMG]
     
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  9. ProCarryNAustin

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    Have had a ProCarry Series I and now have an STI Ranger. The ProCarry was a nice pistol. The Ranger is spectacular!
     
  10. rsxr22

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    You dont play fair!! Your Kimber is barely a Kimber anymore
     
  11. Hokie1911

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    That's about as stock a Kimber as this is a normal 911. :tongueout:

    [​IMG]
     
  12. glock2740

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    :thumbsup:

    Hey, that's a turbo charged 911, so since my Kimber is turbo charged too, then it's a perfectly fair comparison. :rofl:
     
  13. Wade-19

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    Reminds me of when BAC called me out for posting this
    [​IMG]

    as a representative of a DW Heritage :rofl:
     
  14. Hokie1911

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    Ummmm that's not just any Turbo my friend. :whistling:

    911 Turbo
    500 hp @ 6,000 rpm
    0-60 mph: 3.5 s
    Top Track Speed: 194 mph
    24 mpg (Manual)
    MSRP $ 135,500.00

    911 Turbo GT2 RS (pictured)
    620 hp @ 6,500 rpm
    0-60 mph: 3.4 s
    Top Track Speed: 205 mph
    23 mpg
    MSRP $ 245,000.00
     
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  15. Hokie1911

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    Your MilSpec is even less of a stock gun. :whistling:
     
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    Is that the black beauty in the back?
     
  17. glock2740

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    Oh, I must've forgotten to mention that I had Chuck do the GT2 RS upgrade on it right after he golfballed it. :whistling:


    :rofl:
     
  18. Hokie1911

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    Very nice. :thumbsup: