November 24, 2015
My first 1911. I've had it for a few years now, works well. Very basic but well made. I didnt like the rubber grips or the plastic mainspring housing so replaced with vz grips and wilson magwell/mainspring housing. Now looks better and mags go in easier. Fun to shoot and fairly accurate. Trigger is nice. All kinds of parts available and easy to install. Cool gun
Excellent Piece of Machinery,
February 04, 2013
As already mentioned, the factory mag is not the best. Burrs on the inside of the stamping at the top edges (inside) cause extra friction, sometimes preventing proper feeding. I used a diamond-dust sharpening stone to knock off the burrs, and I've NEVER had a failure to feed since...
Accuracy is phenomenal right out of the box, and the trigger is incredibly smooth. If you're an "ok" shooter, this will make you a "very good" shooter. When I got good with this (SS-II, .45, box-stock), I went back to my "cheap" pistols, and was a much better shot... trigger control, recoil, flinching issues, all gone. You won't be disappointed!
Los Angeles, CA
kimber stainless II,
August 29, 2012
Excellent 1911 with a very good trigger and accuracy but the magazine that was supplied with failed right out of the box with 100% failure to feed. I replaced it with wilson combat magazines and no problems since.
Clean crisp solid gun,
November 12, 2010
This was my first 1911, good quality over all, 99.9% reliable only a few failure to feeds. Have fired 500 rounds through it so far. Easy for my wife to handle (her first hand gun experience).
Reliable, good build quality, fit and finish are great. Trigger is nice and crisp. Easy to dissabsemble and clean. Good weight and balance stay on target.
Mine shipped with a 7 round magazine. Barrel finish on outside of chamber is a little rough would like this to be smooth, you can still see the grind marks, this is the part you can see through the slide that has the 45ACP stamped on it. end of gun gets dirty pretty quick is very noticable on the stainless.
Use with a Serpa holster, works great.