03-11-2019, 08:51 AM
Join Date: Jan 2014
Originally Posted by ChattanoogaPhil
The latest issue of Guns & Ammo has a nice photo layout and article on the new Kimber EVO.
Of special note was this paragraph:
"Not Going Solo: Gun enthusiasts, Kimber fans in particular, will remember the company's previous striker-fired model, the Solo. It was discontinued in 2017 for having a litany of issues. When I asked Potter [Winslow Potter is Kimber's director of product management] if the Evo borrowed anything from the plagued Solo, he responded by noting the only similarities the Solo and the EVO have is that they are both made by Kimber and both are striker-fired 9mms-- that's it".
Potential EVO buyers may now breath a sigh of relief.
I would not expect Mr. Potter to claim anything else but that the EVO is totally different.
Proof is in the pudding, time will tell if the EVO is a Hero or another Solo pig! I truly hope it works but I'm not holding my breath.
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