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A first look at the Kimber Tactical Pro II

I’ve been looking at the Kimber Tactical Pro II for about 3 months now at my local gun store 🙂 It’s a 4″ 1911 thats identical in feel to my Kimber Pro Carry.

Kimber Tactical Pro II

Kimber Tactical Pro II

This Tactical Pro II is chambered in 9mm however, making the the lightweight aluminum frame/steel slide 4″ 1911 much more manageable in terms of recoil for those with small hands like my wife. Read more

How to fix a Kimber Solo when slide locks open after every shot

Kimber Solo Slide Locks Back After Every Shot

Is your Kimber Solo CDP jamming after cleaning? Or did you take it down recently?

Is your slide staying open on your Kimber solo after every single shot? regardless of ammo? 124gr, 115gr, 147gr?

Is your Kimber Solo stuck? Until you hit the slide release?

Most likely, you reassembled the pistol wrong, trust me 🙂

So if you download the Kimber Solo Users Manual Herehttp://www.kimberamerica.com/uploads/manual-download/Solo-Owners-ManualNEW.pdf

Kimber Solo Slide Locks Back After Every Shot

Kimber Solo Slide Locks Back After Every Shot

Press slide stop inward until fully seated and release slide (Figure Above). Be certain that the slide stop has picked up the retention spring located on the frame (Figure Above). Failure to install the slide stop below the spring will cause the slide to lock open while firing.
There is a small slot on the back side of the slide stop, this slot is where the retention spring goes on the slide stop.