Kimber 1911 Classic Target II Gander Mountain Exclusive 5” .45 ACP 2007

SOLD FOR: $755.00

WOA#: WY240327TL005

Make: Kimber

Model: Classic Target II Gander Mountain Exclusive.

Serial Number: KGM335

Year of Manufacture: 2007 Date on Box.

Caliber: .45 ACP

Action Type:  Single Action Semi-Automatic Pistol fed by Detachable single stack Magazines

Markings: The left side of the slide is marked “Kimber”.  The right side of the slide is marked “CLASSIC TARGET II”.  The right side of the frame is marked “KIMBER YONKERS NY U.S.A. / KGM335”. The chamber is marked “.45 ACP”.

Barrel Length: 5”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a Novak open Green fiber optic front sight dovetailed to the slide. The rear sight is a black, fully adjustable, square notch,serrated Target rear sight dovetailed to the slide.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The installed grips are ALUMA GRIPS black, two piece Checkered thin profile grips. The front strap is smooth and the rear strap is checkered. The grips show no minimal handling wear. There are no chips or cracks. Overall the grips and frame are in Excellent condition. Also included are the original Kimber Textured wood grips, in Excellent Condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: This pistol includes Two Kimber 45ACP Factory magazines in Excellent condition.

Type of Finish: Black and Stainless

Finish Originality: Original

Bore Condition: The bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no visible erosion in the bore. The feed ramp is smooth and shiny.  There is some lead fouling present in the grooves. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9/10.

Overall Condition: This handgun retains about 99% of its metal finish. There is operational wear present on the barrel hood, and friction points of the slide. The pinheads and screws are unmarred. The markings are clear.  Overall, this pistol is in about Excellent condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. The slide to frame fit is tight with no play. The pistol has a grip safety and a left side manual thumb safety for a right handed shooter. We did not fire this firearm.  As with all used firearms, it may need a thorough cleaning to meet your maintenance standards.

Box, Paperwork & Accessories:  This pistol comes with its factory case, owner’s manual and paperwork, plastic gun sleeve, chamber lock, total of two magazines, chamber flag, extra fibers, original front sight, original grips and plugs, oil, and lug wrench.

Our Assessment: The Kimber Classic Target II in .45 ACP is a high-quality, semi-automatic pistol that stands out for its precision, craftsmanship, and classic 1911 design. Renowned for its performance and aesthetic appeal, this firearm is part of Kimber’s extensive line of 1911 pistols, which have gained a reputation for excellence. Chambered in .45 ACP, the Kimber Classic Target II offers the stopping power and performance that the .45 ACP cartridge is famous for. This caliber is widely used for both defensive purposes and target shooting. The pistol is constructed with a solid stainless steel frame and slide, providing durability and a balanced weight. The stainless steel finish enhances its aesthetic appeal and offers resistance to corrosion and wear. The Classic Target II features a match-grade barrel, known for its precision and accuracy. This high-quality barrel ensures consistent and tight shot groups, making it an excellent choice for competitive shooting and target practice. Additionally, the pistol is equipped with a match-grade trigger that offers a crisp and clean break with minimal overtravel. The trigger pull is typically around 4 to 5 pounds, which is ideal for achieving precise shots. The pistol comes with adjustable target sights, allowing shooters to fine-tune their aim for maximum accuracy. The adjustable rear sight and the fiber optic front sight are designed to provide a clear and precise sight picture. As a 1911-style pistol, the Classic Target II includes several safety features, such as a thumb safety, grip safety, and a firing pin block. These safety mechanisms provide an added layer of security and ensure safe handling of the firearm. In summary, the Kimber Classic Target II in .45 ACP is a finely crafted 1911-style pistol that combines classic design elements with modern manufacturing techniques. The quality and attention to detail that Kimber is known for are evident in this reliable and accurate firearm. Please see our photos and best of luck with your bidding!!!-R.L.

Kimber 1911 Classic Target II Gander Mountain Exclusive 5” .45 ACP 2007
Kimber 1911 Classic Target II Gander Mountain Exclusive 5” .45 ACP 2007