Kimber Adds .22 LR Conversion Kit for Compact 1911 Pistols

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posted on January 31, 2013
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Chambered in .22 LR, the Rimfire Compact Conversion Kit fits Kimber Ultra, Compact and Pro models; as well as other Mil-Spec 1911 brands with similar-size frames. A fantastic training tool with low recoil and light muzzle blast, installation takes just moments and does not require any tools or gunsmithing. Best of all, a conversion kit pays for itself in ammunition savings after only a few trips to the range.

Slides are machined from aluminum and the 4-inch barrels are cut to critical match grade dimensions for accuracy. Fixed, low-profile sights are secured in machined dovetails and edges are rounded and blended. Conversions are designed to operate with high-velocity .22 LR ammunition and maintenance is similar to a centerfire 1911. Rimfire Compact Conversion Kits include a spacer that blends the 10-round magazine with a short-gripped pistol like the Kimber Ultra. A shorter, flush fitting, eight-round magazine is also offered as an accessory.

Rimfire conversion kits are not classified as a firearm and can be ordered directly from Kimber at kimberamerica.com. They are also available from Kimber Master Dealers across America.

Suggested retail price for a Rimfire Compact Conversion Kit is $333.

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