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Old 10-20-2001, 10:31 PM   #1
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
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After a bit more than four years and 15½K rounds, last Saturday the MH Pin sheared in half on my Custom Classic. It was an original Kimber part.

Local smith who had a spare that afternoon siad he had never seen this happen before. Has anyone seen this before?

Denny
 
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Old 10-22-2001, 08:00 PM   #2
 
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Could this have been a MIM part? Years ago just replacing the pin destroied the plunger tip on a Classic. I will never trust a MIM part again. Calthrop
 
Old 10-22-2001, 10:15 PM   #3
 
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Calthrop, I think it was because it looked liked "Pot Metal" inside.

I think I will replace a few more MIM parts.

Denny
 
 
Old 10-25-2001, 04:59 PM   #4
 
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Which parts are MIM? The best replacements are made by who? Or should I say Dane and who else?
 
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