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Old 09-24-2017, 11:40 AM
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Kimber Micro 9 question

K ren bought herself a sweet little Kimber Micro 9.

It has been misfiring once every magazine or 2. Pull the trigger, click, nothing. Manually eject the round, continue for a while with no issues. Primer has a small mark, but no dent...

Reload same round into next magazine, and it fires no problem.

Does not seem to matter what brand of ammo.

I have heard that Kimbers need "a couple hundred rounds to stop fouling" whatever that means. but hers now has 300-ish through it. Is this something that might cure itself, would a supersonic cleaning help, (might be hogwash, but our club offers these) or should we seek professional gunsmith help?

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Old 09-24-2017, 01:57 PM
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I'd try a new spring first. I've cured lots of Kimber hickups with new Wolff springs.
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Old 09-25-2017, 05:31 PM
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This is a Micro 9, not a 1911, I couldn't find a spring listed on their website for this gun.

Do you think a new recoil spring will cure a misfire mid-magazine?
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Sounds like a firing pin issue to me. call Kimber and let them know about it. They should fix it for free. I have to admit being a SIG type person. My SIG version of this has functioned flawlessly since new. I really liked this piece due to the deburring and rounding of all sharp edges. The only Kimber I liked enough to buy was their old Para P-14 .45. One of the sweetest shooting 1911 style weapons I ever fired.










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It is going back to Kimber. I have read that Academy got a batch with the same problem.

She bought it at Academy.
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Kudos to Kimber...

They have it now, and they paid for the ride!

Hopefully it won't take long to get it back.......
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