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Kimber 84L Custom

I have a friend who has won a number of guns so far this year at gun bashes. His last take away was a Kimber 84L custom. He hasn't even taken it out of the box. He offered it to me for $700 and will also include a complete detail job on the wife's minivan.(He details as a side job)
My question is does anyone own a Kimber rifle? I have a number of their pistols and they are all great shooters. From everything I've read their rifles are no different. I would love to hear from anyone with first hand experience.
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I have some. What is your question?
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Overall accuracy? Reliability? Fit and feel of the rifle? Pros and cons on the rifle that have come along.
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No first hand experience but from everything I've heard they're pretty darn good. They do have a subMOA policy I believe. The regular hunter model I believe retails for around $799+. So I suppose that's not a bad deal considering the gun is considered used whether it has been fired or not. Handle it and see if you like it or not. I don't think you will find any problems the with reliability or quality of the gun. Whether it fits you well and you like the feel is entirely up to you.

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Overall accuracy? Reliability? Fit and feel of the rifle? Pros and cons on the rifle that have come along.
Reliability, fit and feel are in my opinion great.

My .223 is one of the first 84s made. It shoots around 1 inch with most ammo.

I also have a Montana. It was the last one they made in .338 Federal. Kimber put it together at the request of a friend who knew the owners. I think they put a barrel on the action and added the necessary parts and did not fit anything.

It did not shoot when I first got it. After I got done with it I had it shooting 1" three shot groups with certain loads.

For the record they are my favorite rifles.

What caliber is the one your looking at?
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Dogface, its chambered in .270
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I own 4 Kimber Montanna's.A .223,two .308's a 300wsm.All shot sub moa and function excellent.
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OK. A great caliber for just about anything in N. America.

Is it the Hunter model? I saw one on the rack recently for $700.

BTW I have trouble keeping up on the Kimber's. Every time I look they have a different model or name. I just looked at their website and they list numerous models I never saw before.
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I'm pretty sure a custom will have a wood stock.The new hunter is around $750 and has an injection molded stock.
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Reliability, fit and feel are in my opinion great.

My .223 is one of the first 84s made. It shoots around 1 inch with most ammo.

I also have a Montana. It was the last one they made in .338 Federal. Kimber put it together at the request of a friend who knew the owners. I think they put a barrel on the action and added the necessary parts and did not fit anything.

It did not shoot when I first got it. After I got done with it I had it shooting 1" three shot groups with certain loads.

For the record they are my favorite rifles.

What caliber is the one your looking at?

Let me know if you ever want to get rid of that .338 fed.I'm having one built right now on a model 7 action but would jump on a .338 Montana for my son.I may even sell my 300 wsm if I found one.
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