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Old 09-12-2020, 01:14 PM   #1
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Kimber Question

The is for all us Kimber lovers and a question I don't think has been asked here. What do you think is the worse pistol Kimber has made. You can add why you picked a certain pistol if you want to. Will be interesting to see the answers
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Old 09-12-2020, 01:17 PM   #2
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That's a whole chit pot full.

No question:

SOLO!!!!!!!
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Without a doubt it was the Solo.
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Chuck, save yourself some heartburn and close this thread NOW.
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Old 09-12-2020, 03:43 PM   #6
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Solo was of course the worst carry gun offered by Kimber. Hell, I'd nominate Solo for the worst autoloading carry gun introduced in the 21st century by any manufacture.

2Sharp2 and I took my Solo to the range and couldn't even get the damn thing to chamber a round. On the plus side, we had a great laugh.

I do kinda miss the days of the KT Solo section where hopeless Solo apologists would proclaim that the Solo had no more problems than any other gun, and it was just a few complainers at KT that made the gun look bad. Or the fantasy Gen2 Solo that had all the bugs worked out. Great stuff....
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Old 09-12-2020, 03:53 PM   #7
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Well since Chuck didn't close the thread I'll jump in and stir the pot a little bit. I haven't owned or fired all of the Kimber models produced so far but I have owned three Solos all of which had problems. Interesting to note that Kimber could not fix the first when I returned and so they replaced it; but the replacement was a jam o mattic they could not fix either and replaced it with #3. Having lost all confidence in the little platform I sold it. Then within a year they discontinued the model altogether. It was a neat design. Looked good, felt good but it was too ammo finicky and unreliable. Me and a few other Solo owners took a lot of heat for trashing that little gun. But it turns out we were right.
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Old 09-12-2020, 03:54 PM   #8
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I have a reliable one. Do you think itís peeking in value right now?


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Old 09-12-2020, 03:57 PM   #9
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I do kinda miss the days of the KT Solo section where hopeless Solo apologists would proclaim that the Solo had no more problems than any other gun, and it was just a few complainers at KT that made the gun look bad. Or the fantasy Gen2 Solo that had all the bugs worked out. Great stuff....
Some of the apologists even claimed it was the best concealed carry gun ever made.
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Old 09-12-2020, 04:09 PM   #10
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I have a reliable one. Do you think it’s peeking in value right now?
Collector value will only go higher higher higher! I put mine in the safe and only bring it out for photoshoots now and then. If I get COVID and have to pay for medical bills I'll start the bidding at $1,800.00. Oh baby...
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