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A first look at the Kimber Tactical Pro II

I’ve been looking at the Kimber Tactical Pro II for about 3 months now at my local gun store 🙂 It’s a 4″ 1911 thats identical in feel to my Kimber Pro Carry.

Kimber Tactical Pro II

Kimber Tactical Pro II

This Tactical Pro II is chambered in 9mm however, making the the lightweight aluminum frame/steel slide 4″ 1911 much more manageable in terms of recoil for those with small hands like my wife. Read more

My first look at the Kimber Solo CDP

Kimber Solo CDP 9mm Crimson Trace Grips

My wife currently carries a Ruger LCP in .380 ACP, a round that I’m not really fond of; considering a friend of mine was literally shot in the face from 3ft away only to lose his left eye.

Jamie Heart Survived .380 Point Blank

Jamie Heart Survived .380 Point Blank

Read more about that here: Man Shot in Face by Ex-Fiance’

So that being said, I’m not really fond of using .380 ACP as a daily self defense round knowing there is a pretty good chance the round will not perform as expected against a perpetrator. However, I have no doubts that a 9mm or larger (.45 ACP) would definitely perform as expected. Read more