Kimber Solo and 158 grain - Kimber Forum

Kimber


Go Back   Kimber Forum > Kimber Model Specific > Kimber Solo Forum

Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By Warthogge
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-05-2014, 10:24 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Oldsoul's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2014
Location: Arizona,God bless our Gov.
Posts: 148
Kimber Solo and 158 grain

I might have come into some 158 grain FMJ if I care to grab it. Anyone use this weight in the Solo? 147-158 seems close enough.

I know Kimber says 124 or 147 but any harm in a tad heavier round?
__________________
It's only after we've lost everything that we're free to do anything. Tyler
Oldsoul is offline   Reply With Quote
Remove Ads
Old 05-06-2014, 06:31 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
Insta-Gator's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Georgia
Posts: 11,761
dontknow.gif

Send me a Solo and I'll be happy to try it out for you.
__________________
Insta-Gator aka .. Gary
(warning: prone to bouts of petulance)

It's not that I have something to hide, ... I have nothing I want you to see.

(remember your 4th Amendment right, people)
Insta-Gator is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-06-2014, 06:42 AM   #3
Super Moderator
 
Chuck43's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Northern Illinois
Posts: 35,515
I'm not a Solo owner but I don't see why you couldn't shoot 158 gr. ammo in one.
__________________
"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."
Thomas Jefferson
Chuck43 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Old 05-06-2014, 09:42 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 192
Oldsoul,
9mm 158gr muzzle velocity for what I assume is FMJ not +P or greater, is dropping below 1000 ft/sec. My gut tells me it should work ok, but the Solo is a close tolerance, finicky little creature. Suggest, if it is an option, that you buy a box and try it out before investing in multiple boxes.
Oldsoul likes this.
Warthogge is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Search tags for this page

158 grain in a kimber solo?

,

kimber solo 158 gr 9mm

Click on a term to search for related topics.

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
kimber solo towndog New Member Introduction 14 04-26-2014 05:59 PM
Kimber Solo trlhrv Kimber Talk 25 03-24-2014 05:17 AM
185 grain Hornady Critical Defense BruceDante Kimber Talk 11 02-26-2014 04:37 PM
Kimber Solo for sale jimmydarnell Firearms Only 13 12-29-2013 01:00 PM