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Old 03-05-2016, 05:21 PM   #1
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Question Solo Worthless?

I've had my Solo for 4 years. Shoot the recommended ammo every 6 months, and keep it clean as per Kimber instructions. Last trip to the rand revealed that it now light strikes/ fails to fire 4/7 rounds per magazine.

I've called Kimber now on 3 different days and no one answers (website says they have long phone wait times).

I have been to 5 different gun stores- none would even give me $100 for trade in value (it's in excellent condition, 300 rounds through it, well maintained), saying that they are all unreliable and even people who send them in for service are having no luck. I will keep trying.

I was told that there may be class action litigation about these guns not working.

Anyone have any experience with these? Sending them into Kimber (cost, success, etc).
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Old 03-05-2016, 05:56 PM   #2
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Stay on hold when you call Kimber.
They do pick up.
Sounds like the Solo needs to be sent to Yonkers for service.
Be prepared to be sleeping Solo for 3-4 weeks if your lucky.
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Old 03-05-2016, 05:58 PM   #3
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...that sucks

I've seen a fairly mixed bag of reviews on the solo, they can work fine, several members here like theirs. Then there's the other side of that coin :-(
I would suggest being patient, call early, and sit on hold as long as it takes. Send her in, chances are they'll fix it for free even though you've had it a while? good luck
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There's a thread on your exact problem just last week. Some one suggested blasting out the striker channel with carb cleaner. If that doesn't do it check for a broken striker spring or chipped striker. Anyway it ain't too serious. Just frustrating. The scary this you may have been carrying a paper weight for the last 6 months.
What a knuckle head I am; I just realized that was your thread.
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Old 03-05-2016, 06:23 PM   #5
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Furthermore I am constrained by my New Years resolution from giving my honest opinion of the Solo. There are people watching and holding me to it. 🤐
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Originally Posted by Cucamonga kid View Post
Furthermore I am constrained by my New Years resolution from giving my honest opinion of the Solo.
If we wanted to hear from a mealy mouthed weasel who says one thing and thinks another, we could listen to the current lineup of presidential candidates. You keep telling us that the Solo is a POS, Cuca, we respect you for it.
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Furthermore I am constrained by my New Years resolution from giving my honest opinion of the Solo. There are people watching and holding me to it. 🤐

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Why Rusty......


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Cuz I just don't think I could bear it.
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The OP is probably thinking that this forum has as many problems as his Solo. Way to represent guys.
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