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Old 12-10-2018, 08:34 PM   #1
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Got myself one

Finally... I got myself a Kimber. Acquired it in a trade. Its a Solo STS with night sights and some kind of horn/bone grips.

My wife has had her Micro 9 for a while now, and I've always been secretly jealous of it. I bought it for her and instantly wanted my own.

The wear pattern on this Solo says less than 350 rounds to me. My wife's Micro has more rail wear at 450 rounds. Taking it out tomorrow to test it all out. Came with 2 6-round mags and 1 8-round extended. Also has the pouch and the original grips. Included a box of Federal HST 150gr.

Hahahahahahahahahahahhah! Feels good!
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Old 12-10-2018, 08:54 PM   #2
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Good luck with your new Solo. Mine runs fine, as do many others. Just make sure after you break it down to pickup that little spring with the slide stop or it will lock back every shot.
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Old 12-10-2018, 09:40 PM   #3
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Originally Posted by Vexmaw View Post
Hahahahahahahahahahahhah! Feels good!
Looks good too!
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Old 12-10-2018, 09:52 PM   #4
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Good luck with the Solo.
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Old 12-11-2018, 04:37 AM   #5
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Congratulations on your Solo.
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Old 12-11-2018, 04:42 AM   #6
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Congrats I like those grips..
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Old 12-11-2018, 06:55 AM   #7
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Good luck with your solo, love mine its my summer carry gun.
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Old 12-11-2018, 03:09 PM   #8
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Best wishes with the Solo. I really miss mine.....
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Old 12-11-2018, 05:00 PM   #9
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Good looking.Congrats.
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Old 12-14-2018, 03:59 PM   #10
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Update:

Range Report!!

Took the Solo to the range after a nice cleaning. Fired 20 rounds of 147gr Sig V-Crown hollow points and 50 rounds of 147gr Winchester W Train FMJ.

The Sig rounds (big fan of these rounds) went through without any issues. Fairly accurate, good ejection pattern. Used the 6 rounders and the 8. The Winchesters wanted to nose dive in a full 8 round mag, but fed just fine after the first 2 dives. They fed and fired just fine from a 6 round and 6+1. Safety held tight with a test at the start of each mag.

Overall I am satisfied with the Solo, and will be adding it into my rotation. Its size and melted edges are a blessing. I will only be carrying it with the 6 round mags, so the nose dives do not concern me. The Sig V-Crowns did just fine on a full 8 anyway. I only carry 9mm so I have plenty of Sig 147gr to feed it.

Hurray! One that works!
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