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glock2740
05-26-2011, 15:31
:wow: Caught this news on the interweb today. Maybe our Glock 1911 is not as far as we thought. :whistling:



(AP) Noted handgun manufacturer Kimber Manufacturing, Inc. of Yonkers, New York has signed an "agreement in principle" to sell it's manufacturing facilities and all rights to the design, manufacture and sale of its world renowned line of 1911 style handguns to Glock USA.

Gaston Glock, speaking before 30 reporters at a press conference in Austria announced the consummation of a protracted series of negotiations and stated that the deal will "shake up the entire handgun manufacturing community."

Mr. Glock was also quoted as saying "Kimber has produced an excellent line of weaponry for many years - we will now take their product to the next level through the Glock process of perfection."

Financial analysts have been predicting consolidation in the firearms industry for some time, and are openly speculating that Gaston Glock may well have already set his sights on Springfield Armory, another highly regarded manufacturer of high quality handguns.

peterj
05-26-2011, 15:38
:popcorn:

drc767
05-26-2011, 15:43
I wonder if Glock bought the "Custom Shop" as well.......

polizei1
05-26-2011, 15:48
Wow, I can't wait to see what Glock does with the 1911. :rofl:

d90king
05-26-2011, 15:50
Pretty sure this was an April fools day joke a number of years back...

aircarver
05-26-2011, 15:51
Spray yer 1911 with green plastic, and you got it ! ......:supergrin:

.

HotRoderX
05-26-2011, 15:56
I can see this now guys Glock 1911 Generation 4 the new form of Perfection*
































*Please be advised perfection requires. Special Kung Fu grip, Special magic ammo, special stance, and special breathing technique

MinervaDoe
05-26-2011, 16:00
Yeah, BS, a google news search for "Glock Kimber" finds nothing.

Post a link next time.

Dalton Wayne
05-26-2011, 16:07
Will it come in a cardboard box

CMG
05-26-2011, 16:08
Link? :whistling:


:wow: Caught this news on the interweb today. Maybe our Glock is not as far as we thought. :whistling:



(AP) Noted handgun manufacturer Kimber Manufacturing, Inc. of Yonkers, New York has signed an "agreement in principle" to sell it's manufacturing facilities and all rights to the design, manufacture and sale of its world renowned line of 1911 style handguns to Glock USA.

Gaston Glock, speaking before 30 reporters at a press conference in Austria announced the consummation of a protracted series of negotiations and stated that the deal will "shake up the entire handgun manufacturing community."

Mr. Glock was also quoted as saying "Kimber has produced an excellent line of weaponry for many years - we will now take their product to the next level through the Glock process of perfection."

Financial analysts have been predicting consolidation in the firearms industry for some time, and are openly speculating that Gaston Glock may well have already set his sights on Springfield Armory, another highly regarded manufacturer of high quality handguns.

akapennypincher
05-26-2011, 16:12
This is a phoney story.

faawrenchbndr
05-26-2011, 16:25
Awesome,........I've always wanted one from the Glock Custom Shop!

Gunshine
05-26-2011, 16:27
This may be just what the gun world needs. Plastic 1911's with a gap between the slide and frame big enough to count the coils on the recoil spring. :rofl:

NDCent
05-26-2011, 16:29
A steel gun with a pig snout. :supergrin:

PawDog
05-26-2011, 18:19
This may be just what the gun world needs. Plastic 1911's with a gap between the slide and frame big enough to count the coils on the recoil spring. :rofl:

Already been done.........:wavey:

http://www.weaponevolution.com/forum/showthread.php?556-Charles-Daly-M5-Review

Ruggles
05-26-2011, 18:22
LOL yeah why do I doubt this as well??? :)

Glock wants nothing to do with Kimber IMO.

That being said it would allow Glock into the lucrative 1911 market in a big way. I can see that being a smart business move for them.

bac1023
05-26-2011, 18:24
Odd for sure :dunno:

glock2740
05-26-2011, 18:31
Well Glock might get Kimber's to be more reliable. I heard they were planning on removing all the MIM parts also. I just wonder if they're gonna offer a tennifer finish on one of their 1911's? Or start offering 1911's in 45GAP? :whistling:

craig19
05-26-2011, 18:39
Apparently Glock bought them 4 yrs ago, here is the same quote.

Boise Shooters

Boise Shooters => General Gun & Fun Talk => Topic started by: Spiff on April 01, 2007, 09:09:09 AM


<hr size="2" width="100%"> Title: Glock buys Kimber
Post by: Spiff on April 01, 2007, 09:09:09 AM <hr> ETA: after posting this, I'm not sure it's true. I can't fined anything more about it. HAHA, not only that but I forgot that today was April 1st, so it's probably just a joke. My bad, I fell for it.


And now another US company, is no longer American owned.


Quote:
(AP) Noted handgun manufacturer Kimber Manufacturing, Inc. of Yonkers, New York has signed an "agreement in principle" to sell it's manufacturing facilities and all rights to the design, manufacture and sale of its world renowned line of 1911 style handguns to Glock USA.

Gaston Glock, speaking before 30 reporters at a press conference in Austria announced the consummation of a protracted series of negotiations and stated that the deal will "shake up the entire handgun manufacturing community."

Mr. Glock was also quoted as saying "Kimber has produced an excellent line of weaponry for many years - we will now take their product to the next level through the Glock process of perfection."

Financial analysts have been predicting consolidation in the firearms industry for some time, and are openly speculating that Gaston Glock may well have already set his sights on Springfield Armory, another highly regarded manufacturer of high quality handguns.

glock2740
05-26-2011, 19:31
I can't wait to see what Glock is gonna change up once they take over Springfield too. :whistling: A tennifer finished TRP or Pro maybe? :whistling:

HotRoderX
05-26-2011, 19:33
I can't wait to see what Glock is gonna change up once they take over Springfield too. :whistling: A tennifer finished TRP or Pro maybe? :whistling:


Even better could you see a dual recoil spring 1911 :wow: with a polymer frame shooting 45gap.

glock2740
05-26-2011, 19:37
Even better could you see a dual recoil spring 1911 :wow: with a polymer frame shooting 45gap.
Or the flatwire spring Wilson stole from, oops, I mean uses that is similar to the Glock's. :rofl:

thecableguy
05-26-2011, 19:42
Or the flatwire spring Wilson stole from, oops, I mean uses that is similar to the Glock's. :rofl:

:steamed: WCR says: ours are patented and have been in use by Bill since his watch making days. No more Wilsons for you sir. :supergrin:

glock2740
05-26-2011, 19:52
:steamed: WCR says: ours are patented and have been in use by Bill since his watch making days. No more Wilsons for you sir. :supergrin:
:rofl:

lsbbigdog
05-26-2011, 19:56
photo's leaked!

http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z93/markquimby82/Glock1911A2.jpg

thecableguy
05-26-2011, 19:57
photo's leaked!

http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z93/markquimby82/Glock1911A2.jpg

:animlol: :rofl::rofl:

lsbbigdog
05-26-2011, 19:58
GI Model
http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z93/markquimby82/Glock1911230.jpg

bac1023
05-26-2011, 19:58
photo's leaked!

http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z93/markquimby82/Glock1911A2.jpg

:animlol:

HotRoderX
05-26-2011, 19:59
photo's leaked!

http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z93/markquimby82/Glock1911A2.jpg


:wow: I hope Glock Never ever builds a 1911 cause yea that thing is is just :puking:I don't even think Bac would want one for his Catalog collection

Kansas Slim
05-26-2011, 20:06
Brain... not... functioning. Must... hit... reset. *sparks and smoke*

Fedor
05-26-2011, 20:06
The thought of a plastic 1911 makes me want to barf. :ack: :puking:

glock2740
05-26-2011, 20:17
photo's leaked!

http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z93/markquimby82/Glock1911A2.jpg

GI Model
http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z93/markquimby82/Glock1911230.jpg
Nice try, but Wikileaks released this photo after interviewing Gaston...


















































Tah Dah!!!


http://i914.photobucket.com/albums/ac341/OU1911/NewGlock1911.jpg
:rofl:

JoeInKS
05-26-2011, 20:17
Just wait for:

1 - a 1911 in .45GAP
2 - a loaded 1911 that will have videos on YouTube where it is burried, frozen, dropped from a helicopter, dragged from a pick-up truck, and then shown to not have fired (go figure)
3 - a 1911 with a trigger safety
4 - a 1911 with varied connectors and everyone seeking the 3.5lbs one which is still 4.5lbs
5 - Glock's customer service to go to complete hell
6 - Regular improvements to the perfection since the previous perfection wasn't perfected perfectly.

Don't know about you guys....... but I'd be in line for purchasing several of those 1911's.

glock2740
05-26-2011, 20:18
I love those smooth walnut grips. :cool:

Mr. Gekko
05-26-2011, 20:25
http://i914.photobucket.com/albums/ac341/OU1911/NewGlock1911.jpg


Man, that is saweeet. :drool:

glock2740
05-26-2011, 20:39
:thumbsup:

Fedor
05-26-2011, 21:29
Nice try, but Wikileaks released this photo after interviewing Gaston...

Tah Dah!!!


http://i914.photobucket.com/albums/ac341/OU1911/NewGlock1911.jpg
:rofl:


It looks like someone wiped their ass with it. :wow:

glock2740
05-26-2011, 21:33
It looks like someone wiped their ass with it. :wow:
I bet it didn't leave any dingleberries. :rofl:

Steel Head
05-26-2011, 21:34
photo's leaked!

http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z93/markquimby82/Glock1911A2.jpg

Nice!

10mmWendel
05-26-2011, 21:42
"Kimber has produced an excellent line of weaponry for many years - we will now take their product to the next level through the Glock process of perfection."

Bold words haha

Nickpisp
05-26-2011, 21:50
photo's leaked!

http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z93/markquimby82/glock1911a2.jpg



g19-11 ?

Fatman73
05-26-2011, 21:53
:rofl:photo's leaked!

http://i189.photobucket.com/albums/z93/markquimby82/Glock1911A2.jpg

lsbbigdog
05-27-2011, 05:36
It looks like someone wiped their ass with it. :wow:

:rofl:

La26
05-27-2011, 05:52
That's great !!! A $1500.00 Glock that won't work. Then you can wait three days on the phone with CS, then wait 12 weeks to get your gun back from the factory and it still won't work. Changes can be fun !

That's about a 12 on the BS meter................

glock2740
05-27-2011, 09:31
No, you don't understand. Now Kimber will be the most reliable and durable 1911 on the market. No more MIM parts, no more rust issues, no more crappy Kimpro finishes. And we'll finally have that 1911 in 45GAP that we all have so desperatley craved. :)

Hokie1911
05-27-2011, 10:01
Can't wait to see a .40 Glock 1911.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3063/2624489517_65f1452f3c.jpg

wjv
05-27-2011, 10:05
I heard Taurus bought Glock!

faawrenchbndr
05-27-2011, 10:06
Can't wait to see a .40 Glock 1911.




I'm waiting on the 1911GAP! :drool:

ATL_GLOCK
05-27-2011, 10:31
oh god i hope this isnt true. Leave it to glock to ruin a prefectly awesome 1911 maker

HotRoderX
05-27-2011, 10:51
Can't wait to see a .40 Glock 1911.
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3063/2624489517_65f1452f3c.jpg

That be the 10mm Glock :tongueout:

HotRoderX
05-27-2011, 10:51
I heard Taurus bought Glock!

That explain current QC at Glock.

MD357
05-27-2011, 13:20
Hey could someone post this on TOS? I'd really like to see the meltdown but I'm on my fourth account over there.

Cobra64
05-27-2011, 13:31
I can't wait to see what Glock is gonna change up once they take over Springfield too. :whistling: A tennifer finished TRP or Pro maybe? :whistling:

Glock and Sig have been collaborating for quite some time in developing new products.


Here is a prototype of the G226:
http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c2/Davis1950/Weapons/Glock/Glock226.jpg

glock2740
05-27-2011, 17:24
Glock and Sig have been collaborating for quite some time in developing new products.


Here is a prototype of the G226:

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c2/Davis1950/Weapons/Glock/Glock226.jpg

Yeah, those are nice. Great write up on them in Combat Handguns last month. :)

HotRoderX
05-27-2011, 17:56
Glock and Sig have been collaborating for quite some time in developing new products.


Here is a prototype of the G226:

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c2/Davis1950/Weapons/Glock/Glock226.jpg



That dont look half bad really... Really nice photo shop job.

Hokie1911
05-27-2011, 18:30
Glock and Sig have been collaborating for quite some time in developing new products.


Here is a prototype of the G226:
http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c2/Davis1950/Weapons/Glock/Glock226.jpg

What's all those doohikeys and buttons and stuff? :headscratch:

Cobra64
05-27-2011, 18:39
What's all those doohikeys and buttons and stuff? :headscratch:



On / Off Switch
Bullet acceleration lever
911 call button

vikingsoftpaw
05-27-2011, 18:42
Well Glock might get Kimber's to be more reliable. I heard they were planning on removing all the MIM parts also. I just wonder if they're gonna offer a tennifer finish on one of their 1911's? Or start offering 1911's in 45GAP? :whistling:

Ya, replace all of the MIM parts with polymer and open up all of Kimbers tight tolerances so they rattle like a freaking maraca.

glock2740
05-27-2011, 18:56
Ya, replace all of the MIM parts with polymer and open up all of Kimbers tight tolerances so they rattle like a freaking maraca.
:thumbsup:

Arc Angel
05-27-2011, 19:29
...... Gaston Glock, speaking before 30 reporters at a press conference in Austria announced the consummation of a protracted series of negotiations and stated that the deal will "shake up the entire handgun manufacturing community.

Mr. Glock was also quoted as saying "Kimber has produced an excellent line of weaponry for many years - we will now take their product to the next level through the Glock process of perfection. ......

:thumbsup: That's funny, and very imaginative, too!

glock2740
05-27-2011, 20:12
:thumbsup: That's funny, and very imaginative, too!
I didn't write it. I just reported it. :)

HotRoderX
05-27-2011, 20:13
I didn't write it. I just reported it. :)


:rofl: best part of all would be if all this turns out to be true later down the road.

Cobra64
05-27-2011, 20:24
Kimber + Glock = Klock

"Mimbered to Perfection"

Hokie1911
05-27-2011, 20:31
:rofl: best part of all would be if all this turns out to be true later down the road.

It won't.....

Fire and brimstone coming down from the skies! Rivers and seas boiling!
Forty years of darkness! Earthquakes, volcanoes...
The dead rising from the grave!
Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together... mass hysteria!

Mr. Gekko
05-27-2011, 20:36
It won't.....

Fire and brimstone coming down from the skies! Rivers and seas boiling!
Forty years of darkness! Earthquakes, volcanoes...
The dead rising from the grave!
Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together... mass hysteria!

:rofl:

lookin4my1stglock
05-27-2011, 20:36
It won't.....

Fire and brimstone coming down from the skies! Rivers and seas boiling!
Forty years of darkness! Earthquakes, volcanoes...
The dead rising from the grave!
Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together... mass hysteria!

"Ghostbusters" :popcorn:

Hokie1911
05-27-2011, 20:38
"Ghostbusters" :popcorn:

I hope it's not too late, but if you hang out here long enough, it will be...

lookin4my1st1911
...then...

lookin4mynext1911
...then...

lookin4my1stsemicustom
...then...

Mr. Gekko
05-27-2011, 20:39
:whistling:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7zfnbdyAW8

:rofl:

Cobra64
05-27-2011, 20:41
I hope it's not too late, but if you hang out here long enough, it will be...

lookin4my1st1911
...then...

lookin4mynext1911
...then...

lookin4my1stsemicustom
...then...

Yeah, that'd be like lookin4my1stlay

Hokie1911
05-27-2011, 20:44
Yeah, that'd be like lookin4my1stlay

:animlol:

Teecher45
05-27-2011, 22:33
Y'all have got this all wrong. It won't be a plastic 1911, it's gonna be an all steel Glock. I'm calling tomorrow to be placed on the waiting list.
Wait-a-minute... What about an all polymer bolt action?

glock2740
05-27-2011, 22:44
Y'all have got this all wrong. It won't be a plastic 1911, it's gonna be an all steel Glock. I'm calling tomorrow to be placed on the waiting list.
Wait-a-minute... What about an all polymer bolt action?
I told my local gun store to order me one. They don't have any idea what the lead time is going to be though. :whistling:

carguy2244
05-28-2011, 05:48
It's not true, so why post it?

bikewriter
05-28-2011, 07:06
Yep, too many typos to be an official PR.