Kimber R7 Mako – Epic Shoot 2021

The R7 Mako is Kimber’s 2021 offering into the micro compact arena, and it shoots really well. The Mako comes in two options, Optics Ready (OR) or Optics Installed (OI). The optics installed model comes from the factory with a Crimson Trace 1500 red dot sight.

R7 Mako comes with or without an optic from the factory.

The Mako has an aggressive stippling on the grip that does a great job of securing your grip to aid in controlling the micro 9mm. The R7 comes with an 11 round flush magazine and a 13 round extended magazine that gives the shooter a little more to hang on to when firing.

13+1 makes this an ideal CCW choice.

Tru Glo night sights are mounted on the Mako and co-witness with the installed CT 1500 red dot. The Mako’s has the full complement of features, Ambi controls, front and rear cocking serrations, and a trigger weight of 5-6.75 pounds.

Kimber does a great job of making sure their slides and front sights are snag-free with rounded edges.
Inside the Mako looks similar to other striker-fired pistols on the market.

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About the author: Jeff Cramblit is a world-class competitive shooter having won medals at both the 2012 IPSC World Shotgun Championship in Hungary and more recently the 2017 IPSC World Rifle Championship in Russia. He is passionate about shooting sports and the outdoors. He has followed that passion for over 30 years, hunting and competing in practical pistol, 3gun, precision rifle and sporting clays matches. Jeff is intimately familiar with the shooting industry – competitor, instructor, RO, range master, match director. Among his training credits include NRA Instructor, AR-15 armorer, FBI Rifle Instructor, and Officer Low Light Survival Instructor. As a sponsored shooter, Jeff has represented notable industry names such as: Benelli, 5.11 Tactical, Bushnell, Blackhawk, DoubleStar, and Hornady. He has been featured on several of Outdoor Channel’s Shooting Gallery episodes and on a Downrange TV series. Jeff’s current endeavors cover a broad spectrum and he can be found anywhere from local matches helping and encouraging new shooters as they develop their own love of the sport, to the dove field with his friends, a charity sporting clays shoot, backpack hunting public land in Montana, or the winners podium of a major championship.

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