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Kimber is one of the largest producers of 1911s, offering a stable of pistols that not only have an aesthetic beauty but perform as good as they look.

With 1911s in six different size configurations, you can get a Kimber pistol scaled to your needs and any potential scenarios you may encounter. Kimber has brought snag-free concealed-carry treatments to 1911s to a level previously unseen.

The company’s Carry Melt treatment means all the sharp edges are gone: There’s nothing to snag when drawing from concealment.

The Micro series takes the proven 1911 design elements, like the controls, the single-action trigger and grip angle, and puts it in a true backup-sized 1911.

Here is the latest breed of Kimber’s 1911-style pistols. (kimberamerica.com; 888-243-4522)

Onyx Ultra II

Specifications

  • Caliber: 9mm, .45 ACP
  • Barrel: 3 inches
  • OA Length: 6.8 inches
  • Weight: 25 ounces (empty)
  • Sights: Tactical wedge, three-dot night
  • Grips: Micarta
  • Action: SA
  • Finish: Satin silver frame, engraved black slide
  • Capacity: 8+1 (9mm), 7+1 (.45 ACP)
  • MSRP: $1,652

Pro TLE II (TFS)

Specifications

  • Caliber: .45 ACP
  • Barrel: 4.25 inches
  • OA Length: 8.35 inches
  • Weight: 35 ounces (empty)
  • Grips: Black synthetic
  • Sights: Tritium three-dot night
  • Action: SA
  • Finish: Matte black
  • Capacity: 7+1
  • MSRP: $1,224

Desert Warrior (TFS)

Specifications

  • Caliber: .45 ACP
  • Barrel: 5.5 inches
  • OA Length: 9.19 inches
  • Weight: 40 ounces (empty)
  • Grips: G10
  • Action: SA
  • Sights: Tritium three-dot night
  • Finish: KimPro II Dark Earth
  • Capacity: 7+1
  • MSRP: $1,586

Warrior SOC (TFS)

Specifications

  • Caliber: .45 ACP
  • Barrel: 5.5 inches
  • OA Length: 9.19 inches
  • Weight: 40 ounces (empty)
  • Capacity: 7+1
  • Grips: G10
  • Sights: Tritium three-dot night
  • Finish: KimPro II Dark Earth slide, Dark Green frame
  • Action: SA
  • MSRP: $1,738

Classic Carry Elite

Specifications

  • Caliber: .45 ACP
  • Barrel: 5 inches
  • OA Length: 8.7 inches
  • Weight: 38 ounces (empty)
  • Sights: Tritium three-dot night
  • Finish: Gunmetal rose/gold PVD
  • Grips: Walnut, Micarta
  • Capacity: 8+1
  • MSRP: $2,495

Eclipse Custom II (LG)

Specifications

  • Caliber: .45 ACP
  • Barrel: 5 inches
  • OA Length: 8.7 inches
  • Weight: 38 ounces (empty)
  • Grips: Crimson Trace Slatewood
  • Sights: Tritium three-dot night
  • Action: SA • Capacity: 8+1
  • Finish: Polished stainless, matte black
  • MSRP: $1,589

Eclipse Pro II (LG)

Specifications

  • Caliber: .45 ACP
  • Barrel: 5.25 inches
  • OA Length: 7.7 inches
  • Weight: 35 ounces (empty)
  • Grips: Crimson Trace Slatewood
  • Sights: Tritium three-dot night
  • Action: SA
  • Capacity: 8+1
  • Finish: Polished stainless/matte black
  • MSRP: $1,589

Eclipse Ultra II (LG)

Specifications

  • Caliber: .45 ACP
  • Barrel: 3 inches
  • OA Length: 6.8 inches
  • Weight: 31 ounces (empty)
  • Grips: Crimson Trace Slatewood
  • Sights: Tritium three-dot night
  • Capacity: 7+1
  • Action: SA
  • Finish: Polished stainless, matte black
  • MSRP: $1,589

Micro Raptor Stainless

Specifications

  • Caliber: .380 ACP
  • Barrel: 2.75 inches
  • OA Length: 5.6 inches
  • Weight: 13.4 ounces (empty)
  • Grips: Zebra wood
  • Sights: Tritium three-dot night
  • Action: SA
  • Finish: Satin silver
  • Capacity: 6+1
  • MSRP: $960

Micro Raptor

Specifications

  • Caliber: .380 ACP
  • Barrel: 2.75 inches
  • OA Length: 5.6 inches
  • Weight: 13.4 ounces (empty)
  • Grips: Zebra wood
  • Sights: Tritium three-dot night
  • Action: SA
  • Finish: Matte black
  • Capacity: 6+1
  • MSRP: $939

Micro Crimson Carry

Specifications

  • Caliber: .380 ACP
  • Barrel: 2.75 inches
  • OA Length: 5.6 inches
  • Weight: 13.4 ounces (empty)
  • Grips: Crimson Trace Lasergrips
  • Sights: Tritium three-dot night
  • Action: SA
  • Capacity: 6+1
  • Finish: Matte black slide, satin aluminum frame
  • MSRP: $911

Micro Advocate

Specifications

  • Caliber: .380 ACP
  • Barrel: 2.75 inches
  • OA Length: 5.6 inches
  • Action: SA
  • Weight: 13.4 ounces (empty)
  • Grips: G10 (brown or purple)
  • Sights: Tritium three-dot night
  • Finish: Matte black slide/satin aluminum frame
  • Capacity: 6+1
  • MSRP: $796

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