Need advice

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by ka64, May 24, 2011.

  1. ka64

    ka64 Well-Known Member

    I have a chance to either purchase a used Kimber Ultra Carry 2 in 45 acp for 769.00 or a used Colt New Agent in 9mm for 819.00.

    Which would be the better choice?
     
  2. Country101

    Country101 Well-Known Member

    Feb 28, 2004
    NW AR
    If they both fit you well, I would reccomend the Kimber. That's just from my personal experience with my Kimber. Plus, it's a .45. :D If you havent shot them, I would try to though, just to see which one feels better to you. Which one I would pick dont matter a lick when you are the one shooting it. See if you like one better than the other. Either way, jump on one of them with both feet. You never know when the next chance you might have at one will be.
     

  3. NGIB

    NGIB Member

    191
    Apr 21, 2011
    Sumter SC
    A Kimber UC II is my everyday carry and I prefer .45 to 9mm in this role. Which would be better for you - I have no idea...
     
  4. ka64

    ka64 Well-Known Member

    This is exactly the responses I'm looking for. I already own a series 80 Government, so caliber isn't really an issue. Just looking for bang for the buck.

    Thanks Gents.
     
  5. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Feb 9, 2001
    Here at TFF
    A review on the Colt.

    http://www.m1911.org/ezine/ColtNA.htm

    I owned a Kimber Custom Carry and liked it but decided it would never replace my Colt Commander.

    So, I'd recommend the Kimber.
     
  6. Double D

    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2009
    North Florida
    Love love love my colt defender. It is similar.
     
  7. hogger129

    hogger129 Well-Known Member

    Nov 29, 2009
    I'm going to put my vote in for the Kimber. All the Kimbers I've been around have been quality products.
     
  8. Woodnut

    Woodnut Forum Sponsor Supporting Member

    Jul 1, 2008
    Daphne, Al
    Yeah !!!!!!! KIMBER, I have been wanting one of those for some time now and cannot convince my wife that I reall NEED IT. LOL. I will own one someday.
     
  9. cutter

    cutter New Member

    635
    Aug 3, 2008
    Oklahoma
    The untras have a lot of recoil to them but other than that they are a great compact pistol.
     
  10. ka64

    ka64 Well-Known Member

    Thanks DD i bought the Defender in 9mm yesterday, put 200 round throughit flawlessly. I changed the grips out to rosewoods, I love love this Gun.

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    Last edited: May 28, 2011
  11. Glad yer happy with your choice.

    My choice would have been the Kimber.

    Will a 9mm kill zombies..... :eek:
     
  12. Double D

    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2009
    North Florida
    You wont ever be sorry....
     
  13. ka64

    ka64 Well-Known Member

    Probably not, but I'm pretty sure these will

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    Thanks.
     
    Last edited: May 28, 2011
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