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Old 01-16-2016, 03:28 PM   #1
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Grip screws

This is a question which has prob been answered 100 times, are all (1911) Kimber grip screws hex 3/32?
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Old 01-16-2016, 03:48 PM   #2
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I use a T-10 screwdriver or a 3/32 allen wrench..
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Old 01-16-2016, 03:53 PM   #3
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Thank you again!
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Old 01-20-2016, 03:43 PM   #5
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Solo Grips screws

Have not called Kimber yet, but is it possible to start a 1911 screw from the inside of the grip on a Solo that has a couple of screwed up threads near the front side and with the arrival of a new screw from the opposite side....what would be the effect?
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I think a better move would to get a tap and recut the threads. A Solo doesn't have threaded bushings like a regular 1911, the Solo bushings are staked in and if you mess the bushing up you have a real problem.
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I think a better move would to get a tap and recut the threads. A Solo doesn't have threaded bushings like a regular 1911, the Solo bushings are staked in and if you mess the bushing up you have a real problem.
Thanks Chuck, I was just spitballing here....
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Old 01-20-2016, 06:28 PM   #8
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If the Solo (I don't own one) uses standard grip screws then the screw size is .150 - 50 tpi. You can purchase a tap from Midway but it might be cheaper to ask a gunsmith if he has a tap and can chase the threads for you.
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