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My new toy! Kimber Stainless Pro Raptor II

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by PlayboyPenguin, Nov 4, 2011.

  1. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin Pacific Northwest Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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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. Abiqua

    Abiqua Oregon Active Member

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    Very nice, congrats!
     
  3. shayne

    shayne port townsend Active Member

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    kimbers are rather sexy.its the one i let get away stainless utra carry 2
     
  4. MinnesotaORnewbie

    MinnesotaORnewbie Oregon Active Member

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    congrats, they are a nice gun, when I bought this year a Super Carry Pro, it was a toss up between your gun and it. Very smooth shooting gun, you will love it.
     
  5. claybreakerjaker

    claybreakerjaker SW WA Member

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    nice, nice, nice! dont feel so bad about letting the champion go! ha! that thing is s3xy
     
  6. MountainBear

    MountainBear Sweet Home, OR Well-Known Member

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    I had the blue model for a while. It was nice, but not nice enough to earn a permanent place in the collection. Ahh, the danger of being a gun-of-the-month whore...
     
  7. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    Trade for an SKS?
     
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  8. Skang

    Skang WA Well-Known Member

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    Should have bought Ed Brown Kobra Carry. :p
     
  9. jordanvraptor

    jordanvraptor Oregon City, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    You going to polish it to mirror finish? :)
     
  10. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin Pacific Northwest Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    No way, the finish is amazing.
     
  11. Mikej

    Mikej Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Love the detail work on that! Mmmmm.

    Kimber Stainless II owner here.

    Mike
     
  12. bruzer

    bruzer Grants Pass, OR Well-Known Member

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    Boy oh Boy that's purdee.
    Mike
     
  13. civilian75

    civilian75 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    I am not fond of heavily engraved firearms but this one just look gooood! It was done right!
     
  14. MinnesotaORnewbie

    MinnesotaORnewbie Oregon Active Member

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    if the OP had endless funds it sounds like he would have bought his initial handgun mentioned, sounded like he was very pleased to save money, i think it is a perfect gun for him. thanks again for showing it.
     
  15. GED

    GED North Idaho Active Member

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    Very nice-congrats!
     
  16. rufus

    rufus State of Jefferson Well-Known Member

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    The pro series Kimbers have a great balance to them, and that one is a looker too. Very nice.
     
  17. Stomper

    Stomper Oceania Rising White Is The New Brown Silver Supporter

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    Meh... it needs more cowbell.
     
  18. FullCaliber

    FullCaliber Pierce County New Member

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    I do NOT like Kimbers... however, I appreciate a beautiful 1911. That is a fine looking gun you have there. The front strap checkering and rear-cocking serrations are wicked.
     
  19. PlayboyPenguin

    PlayboyPenguin Pacific Northwest Well-Known Member 2016 Volunteer

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    They grip like crazy too.