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Hello All,

My Kimber Classic shoots 3" high at 25 yards. It has been suggested to try installing a longer barrel link.

Can a longer link cause reliability problems?

Also, what length should I try?

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The guns I've seen with links that are too long will cause hesitation just before lockup and can cause feed problems (amongst stress and excess wear).

Replacing the front sight with a slightly taller one is the correct way to adjust POI, but I've "linked up" a couple of pistols that needed better lug engagement and it does move POI down.

Timing and other issues are involved, but if your barrel lockup is loose, you may benefit from a longer link.

If you try it, buy a pack with different lengths and start with one size over normal, then work your way up.

HTH

JSP
 

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JSP,

Thanks for the advice it was very imformative. I am waiting for Heinie to make different heights of Straight Eights. I was hoping the link would be a quick fix.
 
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