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Looking for actual info.  Any report on someone actually shooting one, or knowing someone who has one.
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I have a friend that has a valier the sxs version. beautiful gun, but the LOP is a little long for me. This is an interesting topic for me. I have seen very few of them on the auction sites and they normally do not last long. Would love to hear some others feedback

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Bill, I have waited to see if you got any direct answers; so far not.

Several years ago I saw one of the Kimber guns; the one I saw looked good.

I believe that people have a difficult time stumping up $4.5 k for a Turkish gun when you can get a used Perazzi or a new, high grade Beretta or Rizzini or Guerinni for that amount.

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My brother in law has one, a bit heavy for my liking, gorgeous LIGHT colored wood. Nice crisp trigger pull, and estechically nice, in my opinion I can think of a lot of other guns I would rather pay 4 k for

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GB - at last someone knows about a real gun. :;):

You may know that for Bruce Buck's original review, can you believe it was in 2006, they sent him a gun that failed to detonate some brands and some reloads.  He closed with the caveat that the firing pin angle on a sidelock O/U had to be designed exactly right.  Or it could have been a problem specific to the single gun.

Has the brother-in-law gun been reliable? Any problems at all?  Has it been shot at lot at targets or only in the field.  I, and several others, would appreciate any insight.

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GB - at last someone knows about a real gun. :;):

You may know that for Bruce Buck's original review, can you believe it was in 2006, they sent him a gun that failed to detonate some brands and some reloads.  He closed with the caveat that the firing pin angle on a sidelock O/U had to be designed exactly right.  Or it could have been a problem specific to the single gun.

Has the brother-in-law gun been reliable? Any problems at all?  Has it been shot at lot at targets or only in the field.  I, and several others, would appreciate any insight.

Thanks.

He has not had any firing pin issues that I've seen, and he's shot clays to grouse with it. That being said , he prefers his old 12 bore army navy to it, which was actually 1g less than his kimber. Take that for what it's worth

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Thanks for the input.
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