I purchased one several weeks ago and it fires very nicely. There is a noticeable "bite" to the recoil though.
The MAJOR problem that I had was the 8th round stove piped during ejection and wrecked the slide and safety on the left side. This was factory fresh Blazer ammo.
I typically expect my Kimbers to get more than 8 rounds before firing.
My dealer sent it back to the Kimber hospital. I expect that it will be gone several months..