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I had correspondance with a VP in marketing with Kimber and was told it would be available the next year. That was over two years ago. I see lots of SA Loaded Models in 9mm. A Custom Classic in .38 Super would sell faster than they can make them.

But the problem is, they are selling .45's faster than they can make them. Hard to bring another model to the public when you can not meet demand as it is.

If they make one, I will buy one. Told them that then, and I am saying it again now.
 

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I think that I would like a .38 Super in a Classic Stainless full-size or a Pro Carry HD. I just have one question. Ammo availability??? I searched the websites of some major ammo manufacturers and found this.

Winchester 125 grain silvertip
Remington UMC 130 grain FMC
Corbon 115 and 125 grain JHP
Federal, Speer, Black Hills, Pro-Load...all nothing...
What else is available?
 

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On 2001-11-07 09:42, John Forsyth wrote:
I had correspondance with a VP in marketing with Kimber and was told it would be available the next year. That was over two years ago.
Apparently, they didn't have enough pre-orders to feel that demand justified the additional tooling.
Of course, they never actually made it clear anyone was to preorder the damn things and most people were waiting for them to actually make the things before getting one...
 

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Not only is 38S a nice round, the gun itself turns into a 9x23 quite nicely...
 

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38 Supers in a Stainless Classic and Target model are being shipped currently......

I have target model guns from the Custom shop, and have customers who have seen the Classics on the shelf.
 

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On 2002-03-03 12:25, Dane Burns wrote:
38 Supers in a Stainless Classic and Target model are being shipped currently......

I have target model guns from the Custom shop, and have customers who have seen the Classics on the shelf.
Are these series II or I? If they are II's, not interested.
 

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Assuming these guns are all Series II, what can be done about the "new" safety system? Is it reliable? Can it be made to be so? Can the system be removed and replaced with "normal" parts? I am going to buy a 5" target if these "problems" can be solved. For sure, one of Dick Heinie's replacement fixed sights will be installed, as well as nearly everything else but the slide, barrel and frame.

Maybe I should buy a Springfield, since the 2002 guns have Colt profile dust covers and front straps.

Will someone share their experiences with any of this?
 

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these guns are all Series II, what can be done about the "new" safety system? Is it reliable? Can it be made to be so? Can the system be removed and replaced with "normal" parts?
Yes all the guns are Series II.

The system can be tweaked and adjusted to be reliable. Some of the first guns were not.

Yes, the Series II can be made to be reliable.

Yes, you can just replace the parts which has its own set of problems, liability being one.
 

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Does anyone know if these have a supported chamber? I know they don't have a ramped barrel, but neither does Les Baer and they say they have a supported chamber. Can someone shed some light on this? I want to shoot hot loads, the same as my race gun.
 
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