Kimber Master Carry Ultra

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Kimber Master Carry Ultra right side

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Summary: The description, specs, pricing, photo and user ratings for the Kimber Master Carry Ultra pistol.

Manufacturer’s Description

Kimber‘s Master Carry Ultra is a 1911-style semiauto built on an aluminum, round-heel frame with a satin silver finish. It’s chambered in .45 ACP. Other features include:

  • A stainless steel slide with and rear serrations and a┬áblack KimPro II slide finish;
  • a steel, 3″, match-grade, ramped barrel;
  • a full-length guide rod;
  • an aluminum match-grade trigger;
  • Crimson Trace Master Series Lasergrips w/Kimber’s logo;Kimber Master Carry Ultra right side
  • dovetailed Tactical Wedge night sights;
  • a recessed slide-stop pin;
  • rounded edges; and
  • a serrated mainspring housing.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity BBL OAL Width Height Weight
.45 ACP 7+1 3″ 6.8″ n/a 4.75″ 25 oz. w/empty mag

MSRP: $1,568

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4 thoughts on “Kimber Master Carry Ultra

  1. TNCarrier

    4.3 stars? Really?

    I guarantee you 99% of people posting that rating have never even seen this gun, let alone held or shot it. I really don’t get what the Kimber hate on the internet is all about. I’ve shot a lot of 1911’s, and it’s hard to get a better 1911 than a Kimber. My guess is either they’ve got “hipster syndrome”, or they’re people who can’t afford a new Kimber, so they’re basing their review of this firearm of some Kimber they bought years ago that had 20k rounds through it. Whatever it is, I’m sure it’s not objective or rational.

    Anyway, on to the review: I bought this as an upgrade to my Walther PPS because it would FTF about 1/150 rounds (which, by the way, has a 7.5 on this site for some reason). This gun in one word: amazing. It’s compact and misleadingly light-weight. The fit is flawless, you can definitely tell Kimber puts a lot of work into making sure the parts on this gun fit perfectly (I am not new to 1911’s, usually tolerances are not this precise). This thing has got all the bells and whistles on it, the tritium night sights are awesome, as is the Crimson Trace grip, which saves me the trouble of upgrading some other 1911. Somehow, even though it’s small, it is very easy to hold, and seems to handle like a high-end full-size Kimber.

    While the price tag is pretty steep, the resale value on these things was also a huge selling point for me. Not that I’ll be selling it, it’s worth every penny as far as I’m concerned.

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  2. Rob

    Two words… GREAT GUN!

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  3. stevenshelley

    I am buying a kimber master carry ultra I hope it shoots as good as you say

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  4. richard barney

    best compact on the market. try one, you will buy one.rick

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