Kimber Solo

Discussion in 'Handgun Discussion' started by WhyteCheddar, Mar 30, 2011.

  1. WhyteCheddar

    WhyteCheddar
    East of Moscow by the Willamette
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    Finally was able to handle one today.
    Sweet little gun. Price tag is all Kimber though. $655 I think. Shop says they have 20 on order and 15 are pre sold. They might be tough to come by.
    Trying to decide if I like it enough to sell my M&P.40C to get it.
    Has anyone here actually shot one yet?
     
  2. Spray-n-pray

    Spray-n-pray
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    I've never even heard of one. I'll have to check out some information on the internet.
     
  3. mjn

    mjn
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    I've only been able to hold one as well, and loved it.

    Up until yesterday, my choice was going to be between the Sig P290, and the Kimber Solo.. but I hadn't held the Sig.

    I did yesterday at Cabelas... didn't like it.

    Gonna be an all silver Solo for me.
     
  4. Iceberg

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    I'm looking forward to adding one to my collection once the prices fall off (post hype).
     
  5. stmcelroy

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    I held a real one at Keith's and have a dummy gun for one and will have to say it's a pretty impressive feeling little gun.
     
  6. evltwn

    evltwn
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    The latest Guns and Ammo has a review and they like it, but then again, they are industry hacks (IMHO). I will wait to see what Gun Tests has to say.
     
  7. WhyteCheddar

    WhyteCheddar
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    Are you making holsters for them yet?
     
  8. stmcelroy

    stmcelroy
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    Yes.

    Here is the first one that shipped last week. It doesn't look that good being in the natural leather color, but that's what the customer wanted.

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  9. ricsha

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    Looks pretty good in the May 2011 Guns & Ammo review. Have not been able to find one to handle yet. May have to consider it, if I can ever find one.
    Looks like everyone is coming out with sub-compact 9mm's but I have to say that my Kahr is hard to beat.
     

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