Kimber Super Jägare 10MM

Super Jagare

Kimber recently introduced a new hunting pistol called the Super Jägare. The new 1911 style pistol is chambered in 10mm making it useful for many small to medium sized game animals.

The company equipped the pistol with a number of nice features including a factory mounted Leupold DeltaPoint Pro red dot sight. There are no other sights on the gun.

Kimber went with a 6″ barrel on the Super Jägare. Since the gun does not use traditional sights, this obviously will not affect the sight radius. However, the additional inch can increase bullet velocity. When Ballistics By The Inch tested the 10mm, it found small to moderate velocity gains when moving from 5″ to 6″. The gun’s barrel and slide are ported to help reduce muzzle rise.

Both the frame and slide are made of stainless steel. Kimber uses a DLC (diamond like carbon) coating on the slide to protect it from corrosion and wear. The frame wears a KimPro gray finish. The butt of the gun is rounded.

The magazine holds eight 10mm rounds. Green and black G-10 grips are standard. The two hole trigger is aluminum and set to a weight that ranges from four to five pounds. The frame has an undercut under the trigger guard.

The suggested retail price of the SuperJägare is $2,688.





Richard Johnson

An advocate of gun proliferation zones, Richard is a long time shooter, former cop and internet entrepreneur. Among the many places he calls home is http://www.gunsholstersandgear.com/.


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  • Bull

    Haha! Jägare is Hunter in Swedish. Superjägare would be super ( good) hunter but super jägare would be hunter getting drunk… 😛

    • pvw20

      I find it ‘super-gay’.

    • Muggo

      Too bad hunting with handguns is illegal in Sweden.

      The only thing hunting related you’re allowed to use handguns for is putting down live game caught in traps. You’re allowed to buy a .22lr single shot, or single action revolver to do that. Although the authorities generally don’t like it these days and might refuse depending on how they’re feeling that particular day.

  • TVOrZ6dw

    I like this pistol- Looks good and a 6″ barrel is perfect for it’s intended use as a hunting firearm. I’m curious how well it will stand up when the round count climbs.

    • Phillip Cooper

      .. and being Kimber, how picky it is for ammo.

    • Darren

      It’ll probably rust before you have to worry about round count.

  • TechnoTriticale

    re: …the additional inch can increase bullet velocity. When Ballistics By The Inch tested the 10mm, it found small to moderate velocity gains when moving from 5″ to 6″.

    …in an unported barrel. My impression in this case is that the extra barrel length was to allow porting with no loss of velocity vs. standard barrel length. Is Kimber making any specific claims on this?

    BBTI hasn’t yet specifically tested the effects of porting as far as I can tell. The few “real world” ported firearms they ever tested were revolvers, where cylinder gap effects confound results. BBTI has separately tested cylinder gap effects, and in a glance at those, I’d guess that ports, like any gas leak, reduce effective barrel length.

    • Ripley

      I agree. And, in theory, ports further away from the grip also need to bleed less gas to exert the same torque, so more power to the trajectory.

  • Phillip Cooper

    Super over-priced.

    But then, it DOES wear the Kimber brand.

    • Jason Lewis

      Means it has mim parts too.

      • Phillip Cooper

        That’s not a bad thing.

        • Jason Lewis

          It can be. Especially with a 10mm. They use plastic parts too. I’m sure they’re fine but for that many dollars I’ll stick with my Dan Wesson Razorback.

  • John Eliyas

    Get a Dan Wesson Bruin, semi custom and better looking. Almost $700 less.

    • Christian Hedegaard-Schou

      The Bruin comes topped with a Leupold Deltapoint?

      • John Eliyas

        No but it has adjustable sights, the Kimber doesn’t, and if the glass blows in the field what then?

        • Goody

          The beauty of handgun hunting is that it’s impractical to carry two rifles. 😉

      • Darren

        For that kind of money savings couldn’t you buy a Deltapoint and have someone put it in. I’d also rate CZ/DW as being higher quality than Kimber.

  • 22winmag

    I’ll take two 10mm 6″ Witness Hunters please!

  • Wang Chung Tonight

    A high round count of Underwood 200gr @ 1250fps would eat this gun alive.

  • The_Champ

    Nice looking gun but damn that’s pricey. Think of the quality hunting rifle and optic you could get for the same price.
    How popular is handgun hunting in the US? In Canada it is verboten because….. reasons.

    • Keiichi

      Tikka T3x Lite .308 + Vortex PST 4-16×50 comes in around $1300… And if you really don’t want the money, you could spend the other $1400 on a nice rangefinder, tree stand, and a few hundred rounds of practice ammo.

  • Rodney Jenkins

    If I wanted a 10MM I would buy a Sig P220..

  • AlanHan

    Super Jägare? It’s like the first time I saw the ice-cream brand “Frusen Glädje.” Go hang out in Malmö for a week, then tell me how cool using a Swedish name seems. Östermalm is nice, in Stockholm. Värmdö is pleasant. Göteborg has its good points. Much of the rest is very provincial.

    • MeaCulpa

      Well hanging out in Malmö for a week would introduce you to some interesting guns from the former Yugoslavian republics and nobody speaks proper Swedish so it shouldn’t impact ones perception of Swedish gun names all that mutch.

      • AlanHan

        Hardly anyone speaks proper Swedish in Skåne or Blekinge. They all sound Danish to me. Seriously, though, I think Sweden has diluted its brand horribly. I love the place. I’m married to a Swede. My son’s a Swedish citizen….but the Social Democrat and Vänster partiet immigration policy, “let’s pretend race and ethnicity will just go away” bit, has backfired. It was built in the 70’s and 80’s to solve the shrinking labor pool problem. But then manufacturing in part left the country, in part turned to automation. There is not a big labor crunch. And yet the immigration policy rocks on.

  • GD Ajax

    Another crappy overpriced 1911 from Kimber.

  • gordon

    Already said, never mind.

    • Tony

      My thoughts exactly.

  • El Duderino

    Nice gun, but hunters tend to be a pretty pragmatic bunch. A 8-3/8″ stainless S&W in .41 or .44 Magnum will outperform 10mm, and I don’t have to worry about any ammo fussiness…if it fits in the charge hole it will fire. And I can mount everything from a super light reflex to a big old-school steel tube scope on top, don’t have to worry about weighing down the slide. 1911 triggers are nice, but few autos can compare to a good revolver trigger in single action.

    There aren’t many handgun hunters around these parts, but every one I’ve seen uses a revolver or single shot (T/C usually). Good luck Kimber, and Godspeed…

  • Joe Deats

    Ever think about moving to America?

  • GetFactsBeforeFormingOpinions

    I’m a dedicated handgun hunter. I hunt medium sized game occasionally with a G20SF (my only Glock) with a 6″ non-ported KKM barrel. I handload, and I’m right up with 41 magnum ballistics. I also hunt large game, but with a SRH in 44 mag. However, I am a huge 1911 fan, and that’s my preference for defensive carry. I really wish Kimber would have talked to a few of us handgun hunters before deciding what we all wanted. The ported barrel is useless and will rob velocity. The finish should have been stainless. The sights should have remained on the pistol, but if optics are used they should have backup irons somehow. And the price? Come on – I can have a custom gun built for less than that. This will be one of those pistols that a few people will buy just to show their friends. Most probably won’t even see the outside of a safe. I can easily buy a new Colt Delta Elite for right at $1k (or CZ or DW or….) and have whatever I want put on it for less. I could also take my $500 used G20 and customize the crap out of it for less and still have a more reliable pistol. Don’t even get me started on Kimber quality. What are they thinking???

    • Colonel K

      Ditto! My G20 has a 6″ barrel and a light. It holds twice as many rounds as the Kimber, and I’ll bet it recoils less and is more reliable. I can’t begin to get past the price tag of that 1911 clone.

  • Pistolero

    Somebody forgot to put real sights on that gun.

  • Nonya Bidness

    Nice try but a clean miss. I’ve been hunting with handguns for 30yrs. A 1911 should have iron sights, red dot or not. It also should NOT be ported, especially a 6″ 10mm. Not only is the roundbutt pointless, it looks stupid. Even though the DeltaPoint is $600 on its own, the price is still ridiculous. I’ll take the new Remington instead for a street price of around $1100.

  • Zundfolge

    Shouldn’t that be Uber Jägare?

  • Jason Lewis

    Carry this appendix!