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Kimber Micro 9 -[ Full Review & Durability Test ]


Hey it’s Andrew with GY6vids and in today’s
episode we’re doing a full review of the Kimber micro 9 this see if I can
hit the steel with it? now so many people try to say which
one’s best you go a little bit bigger have better accuracy go smaller have
better concealability less imprinting but it really does come down to the
end-user you know one man’s trash is another
man’s treasure another man’s treasure another man’s trash as it goes and goes
and goes in a giant circle so far out of the box when I’m seeing with this Micro
nine it is not only somewhat similar to the smallest concealed firearms I can
think of on the market but also it has 1911 platforms so you’re going to have
the same setup same mechanics same function at the 1911 the ever so
dreaded back strap safety back strap safety sucks so the fact that this is a
1911 style firearm as all the ergonomics of the 1911 obviously just shrunk down
without that back strap safety huge to me frame itself is made out of aluminum
and it does come in a matte black finish the slide however is stainless steel and
does come in that desert tan from Kimber you’re getting a weight that’s just over
15 and a half ounces with an empty magazine the overall specs with a micro
9 looking at a height that’s just over 4 inches tall length of the gun is just
over 6 inches and with a frame width of just slightly over one inch so first
glance obviously this is our desert tan LG version it’s got the laser grip from
Crimson Trace in the grip you can turn that on by flipping on the switch either
down or up and it’s activated by a pressure switch on the grip so when you
grip your hand around the gun that laser turns on with natural point of aim you
don’t have to worry about flipping something on with your finger in the
front or hitting buttons multiple times to get to strobe or to get on or get off
it’s just on when you want it to or you can flip it off when you want it to now
on that note I’d quick downside about that I found that this switch is very
easy to turn on or turn off I’ve accidentally turned it on and off with
my hand swiping down or swiping up a few times so that right there out of the
gate I’m kind of like ah I wish it had a little bit more positive on or off
because sometimes you don’t want to have that laser on and you never know when
that button is going to accidentally depressed if it’s in a bag or a case and
then you have a dead battery the texturing on the grip is well it’s not
too over-the-top the grips do feel a little plastic key to me obviously it is
plastic I’m not expecting it to be metal but this one is just kind of a little
along the toyish side magazine release is in a great position just in the same
spot you’ll find it on any other gun but it is not ambidextrous it’s on one side
safety same as you’re going to find on a 1911 as well flip up save is on to put
down safe is off it’s not ambidextrous it’s not on this side either it’s just
on the left-hand side saving weight saving overall dimensions and girth so I
can see why they would want to eliminate it this is a big factor when it comes to
concealed firearms but especially when it comes to ladies sometimes especially
females I’m not trying to single you ladies out but you know the strength
factor you got to push and pull and sometimes you like you don’t have enough
grip and that’s just the end for you when it comes to deciding what gun you
want to have for concealed carry very little pressure needed for that
obviously when the hammer is down you’re going to have to push a little bit
harder but not by much and then that slide release also is very very low
poundage needed to be able to drop that slide forward now moving on from there
you do have your regular single action firearm as you would find in any 1911
hammer has to be back in order to pull the trigger and make the gun go off
it is not double action now that being said though the trigger on this is
phenomenal they bring it over here very little take up and then there’s a wall
you hit perfect ready to rock and roll another little extra pounds on there and
the gun goes off crisp there is no over travel either there’s
no over travel to the back of the gun over travels when the trigger breaks the
trigger still moves a little bit to the rear of the gun and that can throw off
your follow up shots if you’re not skilled in that firearm now a reset
let’s bring this across drop this down come on now reset this watch how quick
right there now Kimber says the trigger poundage is
at 7 pounds but it feels lighter than that because there’s so little take-up
and so little over travel it feels like it’s in that three and a half four pound
range even though I know it is more and then you match that with their three dot
sight system which is very apparent I have issues with certain sights where
when you look through them and you’re looking at your target now granted you
do use your sights you do aim with them but in point-and-shoot shooting when you
have a threat coming at you and you’re supposed to draw on fire as fast as you
can you’re not going to be trying to like close one eye and get perfect
pinpoint accuracy you want to be able to catch that front sight as fast as
possible and follow up the shot but boom I like the ergonomics I like the
size I like to wait overall I’m really enjoying this gun I just want to shoot
it and see how reliable it is there’s a lot of issues with tight tolerance 1911
platforms if there’s any dirt inside of it or any debris it may not function as
well as you would hope let’s start shooting this thing and see what the
heck happens when it rings some steel and shoot some little more volatile
targets here in a second gotta love explosions alright we’ll
continue I’ve set up the accuracy real fast got two targets downrange turn off
the laser because I haven’t properly sighted in the laser yet let’s go for
the right target first dead center see what the accuracy looks like from the
right hand side and then we’ll move to the left inside I’ll take that any day
trying to keep the pace you know pretty quick a lot of people ah you’re not
going to do that with this of a gun you’re going to be really kind of
pushing through your round especially if you’re looking to train quite often I’ll
take that sights are very easy to pick up I’m doing that a lot mag out let’s go
flush mag this time so as you can see it’s quite a bit different you lose a
little bit of grip on the gun let’s go dead center on the left hand side you
can see right away that I’ve starting to lose my group a little bit easier
because I’m losing the lower portion of my hand I’m losing that pinky so it’s a
little bit more hoppy but overall recoil is very nice very
minimal compared to what you would think with the nine-millimeter in a platform
this small trigger is amazing magazine out next magazine in let’s get the right
hand side again let’s go a little bit lower okay pulled that last one
follow-up shots are very easy I aim for the center black dot the first time I’m
hitting a little high with it a little high right and then I aim for the tip of
the lower red arrow and as you can see them still
and slightly high go to the mag no problems whatsoever yet – Maggie load it
up we are using Stan one arm race 115 grain nine millimeter fmjs you’re
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this was the first shot group right here you’re looking at no bigger than the
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description we’re not looking for extreme accuracy right now we’re mainly
looking to see how the gun performs with a decent amount of ammunition through it
we’re also going to put hollow point rounds through this to see how it cycles
I think we have some winchester white box and then we’re going to torture test
this a little bit we’re throwing it on the ground putting dirt in it all that
fun stuff okay ah see I’m noticing a little something there as you can see
it’s not in batteries so failure to seats or failure to go back into battery
is what’s happening right now you got to head it forward and it’s
going to be good to go again what I’m finding is when I put my hand on this
gun especially without the lower section of the pinky extension I’m putting my
hand as tight as I can on the gun and my thumb’s are pressing against the slide
which keeps it from fully racking another round in which is a filler to go
into battery because my big fat fingers so I’m gonna try to keep my hands a
little bit lower and mitigate that that wasn’t on the gun that’s just on me
pushing on it slightly on the gun the fact that’s tiny so you’re going to have
to get used to shooting a gun this small and rearranging where you put your
fingers back out another mag in mag drops next mag in let’s go a little
bit of the plate okay slide blocks back that’s for mags in a row not a problem
with load up some more and see how it does I like it very easy to aim and that
three dot sights very easy to pick up even with follow-up shots we’re not
cleaning this gun the entire video we cleaned it when we first got it pretty
much opens it up quick surface cleaning and put a little bit of oil in there and
so far still working perfect and that slide is actually getting even easier to
work but let’s do some hollow points and see how that performs clouds are
breaking up a little bit sky overcast today nice
alright so hollow points are in standard hollow points you’d find pretty much
anywhere let’s see how they cycle through the gun so far so good there’s
one let’s do another one yeah yeah we got hit in the head with a piece of
brass most of those extracted rounds are going pretty much right there but every
once in a while we get ones that go up and over your head and so as I was
shooting my big fat fingers we’re pushing down on the slide release like
this and that caused that slide to go home on that last round rather than
staying back but you know perfect practice makes perfect so if you’re
going to use this for concealed carry make sure to practice with it a lot
we’re going to put this on the ground on the drop it from shoulder height I’m six
foot three roughly six feet and right onto the steel target flush on each side
as well as on its top sides the sights break you will know from blunt-force
trama huh yeah oh it’s good nice gun too not for much longer so very fine dirt
we’re going to just pour it over this gun all up in that hammer all in that
backside just rub it on in there oh goody no I’m not going to I’m not going
to bang out that dirt either sometimes you’ll see a torture test and everyone
just knocks out the dirt but once we don’t have time to knock out the dirt
let’s see if it cycles there’s all this dirt in the action right here so see if
it does what it’s supposed to do woo eyes are on let’s point it out there ah camo mag out of the gun okay extracted
the round no problem looks like the dirt that’s on near the
firing pin blocked it from going off not a good start to torture testing let’s
try it again okay so one little shake got it freed up
let’s try that one more time mag is clear round comes out gun is clear let’s
get some more dirt Oh try it again all up in there oh yes hurts me as much as
it hurts you okay so we had a ton of dirt back there last time let’s see if
we were to like oh crap it fell in the dirt boom boom boom boom bang it out a
little bit put a mag in work and see if it fires alright cool so as long as you
give it one bump if it’s covered and caked and packed in the dirt it’ll fire
again now firing again up that dumped out alright so now let’s open the action
up take the same amount of dirt let’s get that bush out of there then I pulled
in the entire plant inside my gun now the action is open putting dirt all
up in that action all over the barrel all on the backside under the slide
get in there rub it in dropping it ooh crusty a little bit more resistance when
the slide drops forward maybe that’s where the spring tension of the slide
may be a negative it may not may not have enough guts to push forward when
there’s any debris blocking it but so far it worked let’s see what happens
when we rack around in Oh failure oh so we’re having issues –
failure to go into battery that dirt in the slide and obviously up underneath is
causing issues okay so once you get it to go into battery which is just one
bump it let’s try not to put any dirt underneath the slide which is pretty
much going up into the mechanics of the gun let’s just put it on let’s just put
it in the action all that in the action front and skip skip the under the slide
section and see if it will go into battery a little bit easier this time
mags in let’s slide drop ah still sticking but you give it one punch and
it works fine granted that’s a lot of dirt and it’s very fine powdery dirt
it’s not sand you just have to see if it drops by
itself yeah a few cycles of that slide it’s already feeling better now let’s do
a drop test and see how that does alright this is the painful part ah at
chin level that way we’ll have consistency with other guns that we do
torture testing with Oh Oh and now we’re going to do it on
the other side Wow so marred up and nicked the sights and
it did knock the sights slightly out of position let’s see if it still fires is
what matters most yeah so still fire still functions but knocks your sights
slightly out of placement you’re gonna have to readjust those afterwards
let’s now drop it on the sights because these sights are metal they’re not
plastic which is a good thing because most sites when you drop them if they’re
polymer or plastic as you drop them onto something metal it could crack it could
break huh actually not too bad it’s kind of
more the white paint coming off this deal target than anything cm shoots cool
I am noticing a little bit more crusty feel in the trigger obviously I poured
dirt directly down into the gun but it still shoots I’m liking it I’m very
interested to see how other guns perform with that dirt being poured into the
slide through there not just on top but poured in – it’s one
thing to just sprinkle dirt over top of your gun it’s another thing to pour it
into your gun because having it pushed onto your gun or sprinkled on the gun
it’s not going to get it really in the parts that would restrict a gun from
working my thumb almost block that slide again hangout crusty nope same issue
big fat freaking fingers making sure that slide catch is pushed down these
are all good things to understand and see about this gun I know what you’re
all going to say why didn’t you throw it well now that it’s already been through
the testing and is still shooting fine except for having to come get it into
battery for now and then yeah why not slide open cool see how it does slide did drop forward overall
appearance of the gun got some grass skid marks some grass stains some grass
up in the gun let’s just put a mag in there mag seats fine eyes on chambered
that time maybe that row kind of jolted all of the dirt come on did I mess it up
again yep I keep hitting that freaking slide
release and holding it down my thumb so slides still back didn’t drop down
dirt it’s all up in the gun let’s just drop
they’ve even grass now we do have that guide rod the steel guide rod we don’t
have a polymer guide rod so it makes it nice especially if it is open like this
when you throw it you’re not going to have a polymer guide rod snapping on you
you just have dirt that’s just clumped up in there I’m going to hit it just
drop that out see they’ll drop see slide catches a little bit but just hammer it
into place nice shoots I’m limp wrist thing and I’m holding
like this because if it does blow up on me I don’t want it to go in my face
hitting it in place aash so at least I know it’s my problem
that’s the consistent issue I have is just holding down that slide release see
if I can hit the steel with it having played baseball on quite some time don’t
hold it against me just god this is gonna be rough look Oh wrong
alright alright I’ll throw better this time I’m throwing like a wood it’s tough
to throw a gun this nice out of steel target you almost want to miss let’s see
if I can hit it yeah my bad is getting multiple throws Oh hit the
handle on that one so this is what we might do in the
future is we have the standard testing procedure dirt overtop dirt walls open
drop it on steel left right hand side and on top and then do whatever we want
to afterwards raaah oh yeah that hurts my soul ah it impacted quite hard it broke the
grips as you can see there it is busted it’s not through the screw yet and still
will work even without this on there it’ll still work but let’s see if the
laser still works Wow I think that’s what would have broken
first on that grip but it’s fractured and split the grip right there
definitely getting beat up but the slide coating desert tan coating on this is
showing some signs of wear but no more than what most people are going to pay
money for for the battle worn look nowadays with sarah coding so you’re
doing your own battle-worn seracote okay ah son of b ah keep hitting that
stinking slide release there’s so much dirt and gunk built up around that feed
ramp inside it’s a lot of dirt now what I am noticing is this mag well because
the frame is you know metal is can bend it can warp that’s the biggest thing I
always tell people about polymer frame guns polymer when you have a frame that
polymer like a Glock or you name it when it gets pressure on it flexes then goes
back to its original shape so there is a positive to having a polymer gun and it
takes a lot of pressure even on a hard impact to break a polymer frame we will
see in the future as we’re testing polymer frame guns but with metal frame
guns as impact something very hard at a high rate of speed so I mean granted
don’t get me wrong this is part of the test but it’s the exaggerated part of
the test which we probably will be doing with other guns as well and it impacted
here and slightly bent the mag whoa it’s causing a little bit of resistance not a
lot but enough of that magazine to have to give it a little bit more pressure to
get that mag deceit see if I can hit anything with accuracy yeah still hit
that okay okay so you can still aim even with
the sights can to the side it’s not that far off they are just nudged to the left
mag well a little tighter than it used to be but slides the works great trigger
still at the same poundage a little grittier but still easy to break good
information so hope you guys had some fun with this full review of the Kimber
micro 9 this gun overall as I see it probably one of the best concealment
metal frame compact pistols I’ve shot in a long time its bed hull points no
problem it said FM JS no problem we shot quite a bit of ammunition through this
including D roll which we don’t film except for the b-roll you know cinematic
shots we probably shot anywhere from 500 to 600 rounds through this gun without
ever cleaning it and the last hundred rounds put through this gun were with
dirt all up inside of it so for the 500 rounds no cleaning then we poured dirt
into it into the frame into the action and it’s still shot a hundred rounds
back to back to back without any failures to fire but it did have
feathers to seat so there’s the issue there with guns like 1911 that have
tight tolerances you’re going to have very little wiggle room for debris to
get out so guns that are slightly sloppier are going to do better in
debris tests because they have more room to let dirt out but in the same mindset
it’s going to hat allow for a lot more dirt to get in
all-in-all Kimber micro 9 even after durability testing and torture testing
I’m still loving it has got to fix that mag lock so the Android gy6 vid hope you
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100 thoughts on “Kimber Micro 9 -[ Full Review & Durability Test ]

  1. Hope you all enjoy the video. Smash the "LIKE" button if you do….oh and who likes the "Timeline Cheat Sheet?" want to respect your time especially on these longer videos.

  2. Mine malfunctioned out of the box, but I didn't clean it. Oiled it a little. Didn't like 115 grain. Sent it back to Kimber cause my night sight and a grip screw fell out. They adjusted the extractor and other cleaning, reaming of the barrel. I hope it does the trick.

  3. You must not have gotten a lemon to test… Mine failed to feed, failed to eject right out of the box

  4. So, if I plan to bury a gun then dig it up and throw it at people a couple of times before shooting them with it, this might not be the gun for me. Good to know.

  5. Sorry, but IMO failure to go into battery due to thumb contact is a fail for the whole concept of micro automatic pistols for defensive carry.

  6. Dude is jacked! It’s like the gun show on a gun show. I need to hit the pull up bar more. Thanks for the video brother, good stuff. I’m teetering between this micro 9 and an M&p shield 2.0 for my next buy. I’m 5’8” with a 30” waist. Sometimes carrying a full size piece is just too much for the occasion.

  7. It's nice to see some people have something positive to say about this gun. The Kimber Micro 9 CDP DN is my everyday carry while on the job because it conceals so well with a little DeSantis pocket holster. No weapons policy at my job.
    In my opinion, this one is definitely not like riding a bicycle. For me, I have to practice with it quite often in order to stay fairly proficient with it.

  8. Just bought the gun then watched your video. I’m impressed with this review!!! Can’t wait to fire it off!!! Definitely subscribing!!!

  9. Its hard to watch this small pocket 9mm take the abuse you gave it. One thing you missed though, you didn't use a 9lb sledge or whack the barrel on some bowling balls to simulate skull bashing…. I think the little jewel took a licking, and kept on ticking…

  10. Andrew, whoever said one can't entertain and share valuable information simultaneously hasn't seen this video. Just found the channel while searching for reviews of the KMicor9 and Sig938. Your torture test has me leaning in the Kimber direction. Looking forward to seeing more of your reviews,

  11. can you send me this gun after all the nicks & chaffs from the ordeal – I don't mind at all – btw love watching your videos ;))

  12. Mine has failed with just a couple days carry of pocket dust. Just a heads up for owners or potential owners, and yes this has happened numerous times to me and my range buddy. So keep, in particular that firing pin area very clean daily! Especially if your life depends on it. Food for thought.

  13. I don’t have any issues with the on/off switch. You are way too critical. And who the hell puts dirt in their gun? 99.9% of the people who carry’s one of these will not treat it like that.

  14. Why throw that nice handgun in the DIRT??? Even if it was empty, and you were into it with somebody, you could pistol whip their ass. I’ve seen hundreds of reviews and never seen a gun thrown in the dirt!! Damn!! A Kimberly at that!

  15. Well done video.  I was thinking of getting one of these little mirco 9s for everyday carry, but maybe I'll stick with my full size 1911 .

  16. Not sure what the torture test was all about. I understand what you think it's about, but in reality not so much. I've carried daily for over 50 years. I spent 20 years in the military, 10 of them Airborne Infantry and served in Vietnam, Granada, and Desert Shield/Storm. After that I was a reserve deputy sheriff for 10 years in their Special Ops Division. I am now 64 years old. I have NEVER seen a weapon exposed to that kind of treatment. Honestly, the video didn't really prove anything, except plastic will crack when you abuse it. DUH. I suppose it was a fun video to do, but honestly, I can destroy any pistol/rifle if I was inclined to do so. I did give you a thumbs up as it was entertaining.

  17. I FEEL GOOD TAT I BOUGHT THIS GUN 2 YEARS AGO, ONLY USING REVIEWS FORM MAGAZINE (of course now i want the ssp365) BUT I WILL WAIT (again) FOR YET 1 MORE GEN WILL HAVE TO TRAVEL TO GET IT CAUSE U CAN'T IN CALIFORNIA OF (COURSE)! I'M HAPPY AGAIN I PUT TOGETHER SOME BASICS & PICKED THIS GUN OVER THE M&P SS, GLK >>THIS WAS A REALLY REALLY GREAT REVIEW! & FOLKS CHECK OUT KIMBER FA THEY ARE A REALLY WELL ORGANIZED & SERIOUS COMPANY ABOUT BUILD R&D CUSTOMER SERVICE, ERGONOMICS, MATERIALS.

  18. GY6vids … Ex Mil here… good job with the review… I which I had not bought my M&P Shield… I like the 1911 style platform. I could tell you were hating the dirt tests…had me cringing.

  19. I learned to fire pistols on the 1911 in the Army and have been looking at this one for a tuck gun. I love the tests you put it through and how well it shows the capabilities of this weapon. May need to pick one up Monday at the PX

  20. Thank you for a really thorough torture test… I am on the fence on the P938 vs Kimber Micro 9 and you provided very good info for me to go on!!

  21. I had been searching for a review of this product with video of the gun working. Sounds odd, but that's been harder than you'd think. I've seen guide rods break on camera, slide pins come loose, among other things that are unacceptable in a new firearm especially at this price point. With this in mind- I stopped the video as it started and DIED laughing when you threw the gun at the target! When I recovered I didnt restart as the vast majority of uncut/unedited videos I've watched had already suggested VERY strongly that this weapon, having an aluminum frame, is a little light and that rocks might be generally more effective as well as more consistent in their ability to stop an assailant. No offense to you or your guns, sir… But I'm gonna go Sig, probably Legion. Thanks for the confirmation and be safe! Hey Kimber! Your guns are beautiful! Let a fella know when you get it right consistantly and I'll be 1st in line! Beautiful product! But I want it to carry, not hang on the wall.

  22. i love watching these videos for the entertainment, but hate watching you drop an $800+ gun that I want to buy onto metal and pouring dirt into it ugh

  23. Can't help but cringe when I see someone throw an expensive pistol like that. Alot of people shit on kimber, but I got an Eclipse II Custom for free from my father in law for Xmas. He bought it at an estate sale in a big lot of stuff and it was hidden away in some box. It was in an old leather holster (nice but old and crusty) and it looked like it was put away dirty and left to rot for years in a damp space. There was a bunch of moisture under the grips and it had rusted under them. Also had some Nast slide discoloration and unfortunatly the crown of the barrel was rusted along with about 2 cm inside the muzzle. All the rust came off fairly easy, and the only very slight putting was under the grips. I took some 1500 grit automotive sandpaper to the slide to clean up the funky discoloration and some of the wear, the previous owner must have carried it every day as there was a fair amount of holster wear. It looks damn close to factory new now except on the black parts of the slide where the holster wear cannot be buffed out. The gun now looks like is was carried a shit load, but it looks very nice still and the action and trigger are smooth as glass. I took it out today and put 250 rounds through it without a hiccup, and even with the barrel being somewhat funky (there was a pretty solid little scratch in it just passed to muzzle) it is probably the most accurate pistol I own aside from mabe my fnx .45 tactical. But I shoot the Kimber better than the fn as it is much more comfortable and points just a bit better for me. I'm thrilled with this kimber, I never would have bought one as they are bit rich for my salary but I will never be selling this one as it puts a bigger smile on my face than any other gun in my collection.

  24. I personally don’t think a backstrap safety on a 1911 sucks. I’ve never had an issue with it for any reason whatsoever. To each his/her own though

  25. What’s the odds that a torture test comes into play in real life? Your not going to b crawling thru mud and dirt in a fire fight. And I doubt any1 is going to store they’re carry pistol outside in the elements daily then just throw it in they’re holster and carry lol… good video tho good fun too.

  26. Great video. The torcher year make me cringe but it showed how good of a gun it is I’m going to get a micro 9 or a micro 380 this weekend for a concealed carry gun

  27. Andrew, good job. Two more torture tests, take a revolver n semi auto…drop from your car at 60 mph..see which one still works….. also put into a bucket of water…but use a vise and long string on the trigger. SGT Doug

  28. I've owned my Micro for around 3 years. It is my EDC, except for when I'm running. Then its a Kahr 380. I love torture tests but its a Kimber, treat her like she your soul mate and she will never let you down, BRO. My butthole would be turning inside out if I managed to get my EDC that dirty! This is extremely painful to watch. Its almost as if you are picking a fight with my sister!

  29. I just bought a Kimber Micro9 that's exactly like the one in the video. And NO, I'm not planning on throwing it any time soon. 🙂

  30. I ordered one yesterday. So I am glad it passed your test. I won't be throwing sand into mine. So I should be good.
    I have wanted one for a while. My home defense gun is a 1911. My EDC is a XDs 45 or a Ruger lcp.
    My hope is to supplant the LCP. Will see, being able to just pocket a gun on the way out the door to the quickie mart has a value all its own.

  31. Too bad the explosion wasnt bigger , I wld have bought one .
    Drop the fuckin dramatics and sell the fuckin gun on its merits or melt it down and start over .
    If you need explosions to sell your little gun then you dont have a gun to sell .

  32. You had me until you dumped dirt into it.
    In a micro SD carry gun?
    Pa-lease…..
    This is a 7-11 milk run gun, not a go into combat for 10 months….
    Better and more realistic test? Put lint in it or let it rest for a week…..🙄
    Edit: I DO love your vids though 🙂👍

  33. Never again Kimber! My micro 9 has been back to the factory twice and it still has a jam with every clip. They are saying its my fault because of technique and the fact I was using aluminum cased rounds. What a load of bull. They don't stand by their products. $800 gun that is more reliable if you throw it at the bad guy.

  34. just bought a micro 9 (non laser version)…after 200 rounds i had one fail to feed using federal 115grn target fmj..gun struggles to feed hollow point ammo for me..wont feed sig elite at all and then i tryd federal HST and have to rack the slide twice to get it to seat the first round..typical 1911,you have to sink more money into it to get it to run properly..feeds fmj's fine for the most part and the gun seems fairly accurate..i bought two 8 round mags,which i seriously recommend

  35. Thanks for the video. Just bought a 2019 Micro9 SHOT special and was a little nervous about ammo selection and durability from what people have told me but this video just wiped it all away. Most torture mine will get is pocket lint and occassional dog hair. Great video

  36. The only issue I have with mine is at times (with one magazine) some ammo won't slide up the feed ramp. I'm going to buy a Dremel and polish it, which should take care of that issue. While this isn't a complaint about the gun, the 7 round magazines are a pain in the ass to load, because the spring pressure on them is so stout. Comparing the magazine springs to my Springfield Armory 1911-A1 and Beretta M9, it's MUCH stiffer!

  37. anyone who would toss such a nice gun should be beaten brutally about the head and shoulders with a knotted plow line , it was a very interesting/infomative but painful thing to watch , keep up the good work 😉

  38. Ah man this precision machined piece of steel doesn’t quite work correctly when I cram sand into all the crevices of the moving parts! Who woulda thunk?

  39. Why are people so critical of the 1911 grip safety; it makes the weapon supremely safe, and does not interfere at all with function. I personally like it.

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