Is Kimber Solo reliable?

Is Kimber Solo reliable?

The Solo was totally reliable with the 125 grain loads as well as a variety of specialty loads I developed and shot through it to see how they performed. This is a catch all word I use to describe a variety of things that go into making a gun either a shooter or a paperweight.

What is best ammo for Kimber Solo?

The company’s testing results show that Federal Hydra-Shok JHP (jacketed hollow point) in 124 grain or 147 grain, Remington Golden Saber HPJ (high performance jacket) in 124 grain or 147 grain, or Hornady TAP (tactical application police) HP (hollow point) in 124 grain or 147 grain are the best performers.

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Are Kimber guns still good?

These guns are tight, extremely well fitted, accurate, 100% reliable and look good to boot. My two Kimber Pro CDP’s: To answer your question, I’d opine that Kimber quality is as good as ever. Most of the Kimber bashing is from internet commando’s with little actual experience with the brand.

Is the Kimber solo a striker fire pistol?

Kimber seems to have no problem making hammer-fire pistols so maybe transitioning to a striker-fire just was not in the cards. For the time being, the Solo is listed on Kimber’s website, but it is completely absent in their 2017 Product Catalog.

Is the Kimber solo still on the market?

For the time being, the Solo is listed on Kimber’s website, but it is completely absent in their 2017 Product Catalog. A quick glance through the catalog shows some very exciting new offerings, but no details or images of the Solo.

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Are there any problems with the Kimber Micro 9?

None of Kimber’s full-frame 1911 pistols, the Micro 380, or Micro 9 were ever plagued with the problems that the Solo could not seem to shake. Maybe it had some flaws that simply could not be corrected. Possibly, the gun had no failings in design and consumers genuinely needed to pump heavier ammo through it.

Why are so many gun owners dislike Kimber firearms?

The dies and tooling from Kimber sat in a junkyard in Portland for nearly a decade until Warne decided to try to reopen the company and made the mistake of getting backing from Les Edelman, owner of Nationwide sports distributors and after disagreements over manufacturing processes forced Warne out.