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    I got a new concealed carry pistol this weekend. Kimber Micro 9 Raptor. 7+1 rounds with the extended mag. The mag allows me to get all my fingers on the grip. I have not carried it yet. Need to get comfortable drawing it. Ambi safety as I'm a lefty. Standard night sights, ambi safety as well as the extended mag come with the Raptor model.


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    Last edited by Bumpy; 09-05-2018, 21:41.
    "When I held that gun in my hand, I felt a surge of power... like God must feel when he's holding a gun." Homer Simpson

  • #2
    Nice, but what do I know? Does Kimber still require 200 round break in?
    Originally posted by kscardsfan
    Grain of salt hell, I'm taking it with a salt block from the feed store. Thats a big bunch of crap there.




    QUOTE=mjkeat;n1101496]****ing stupid.[/QUOTE]

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    • #3
      Pretty, little gun. And I admire your courage, getting a 1911-ish pistol with a safety switch without permission from our local 'expert'--at least I'm presuming you didn't ask permission. Next thing we know, you'll be carrying it in a leather holster. But at least it's in the approved caliber.

      All that is just for humor's sake. Congratulations on a new 'serious-purpose toy'. Ace2
      Sometimes the term 'Idiot' is a description and not an insult.

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      • #4
        Very nice gun..With over 100 years of service.

        The trigger all others try to copy and fail.

        Wood and steel makes for a Beautiful Gun
        Last edited by br549; 09-05-2018, 23:35.

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        • #5
          It's pretty
          "I suppose it's tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail...." ~Abraham Maslow~

          "Skill makes you harder to kill" ~ Unknown

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          • #6
            I'd want at least 200 rounds and 100 from each magazine. Some that means buy 500 rounds of your "favorite" SD load. If the load isn't reliable, buy 500 rounds of something else and or send the gun back to Kimber for service.
            It is a nice looking piece.
            My son has a Kimber CDP II and as I recall KImber says to replace the springs regularly. Recoil and mainspring. The springs are short and seem to fatigue. It should be covered in the manual. You'll probably want 4 or five magazines.

            Recoil spring replacement schedule
            Recoil springs are critical to the proper
            functioning of your Kimber Micro. Kimber
            recommends that you replace the recoil spring
            after every 1,000 rounds for .380 ACP models
            and 1,500 rounds for 9mm models. If you use +P
            ammunition you may need to replace the spring
            more frequently to maintain proper function

            Mainspring & firing pin spring
            replacement schedule
            Replace every 5,000 rounds.

            If you get tired of it, I can only afford $50/ month and not more than a year of payments.
            Last edited by Jim Macklin; 09-06-2018, 04:39.
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            If your religion says suicide and murder are wrong; Aren't you doing both if you are not prepared to defend your life and the lives of others?
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            • #7
              Nice, I'd shoot the heck out of it and enjoy it.
              For the Angel of Death spread his wings on the blast,
              And breathed in the face of the foe as he passed;
              And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill,
              And their hearts but once heaved, and for ever grew still!
              -Lord Byron (=5 lines)

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              • #8
                Sweet!
                I would like to see comparative pics with a 1911.
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                • #9
                  It's a very nice gun. Shoot the hell out of it.
                  I'm probably on the list. Don't laugh. So are you!
                  Multi-Tasking is great until you actually have to accomplish something.
                  I quit playing by other peoples rules. They are not written with my best interests in mind.

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                  • #10
                    Bumpy!
                    Nice to see you're still around.
                    Very nice looking firearm. Hope you enjoy it!
                    "Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war." Ernest Hemingway

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by jagdawg View Post
                      Bumpy!
                      Nice to see you're still around.
                      Very nice looking firearm. Hope you enjoy it!
                      Shutup, stupid.
                      01/06 FFL $15 transfers and guns near wholesale


                      Don't interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties. And not to Democrats alone do I make this appeal, but to all who love these great and true principles~ Abe Lincoln

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Willfully Armed View Post

                        Shutup, stupid.
                        Watch it azz hat...or I'll put you on ignore too. Lol.
                        "Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war." Ernest Hemingway

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