Train With Economical .22 LR Ammo In Your Full-Size 1911 Pistol

Train With Economical .22 LR Ammo In Your Full-Size 1911 Pistol
Kimber 1911 .22 LR Rimfire Conversion Kit

Kimber 1911 .22 LR Rimfire Conversion Kit Video
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Des Moines, Iowa – -( Whether it’s to improve your shooting form or just to save money on ammo, these easy-to-install .22 rimfire conversion kits from Kimber will let you get even more enjoyment from your 1911 pistol.

Fits almost any brand of mil-spec. 1911 with single-stack magazines and non-ramped barrels. Installation is as simple as field stripping. Changing from centerfire to rimfire can be completed in less than a minute. Includes one .22 caliber magazine. No modifications are necessary and you will not have to change mainsprings. Also available is an extra .22 caliber magazine.

Blowback-operated sub-caliber conversion unit lets you shoot less expensive.22 LR ammunition in any mil-spec 1911 Government model, so you can afford to practice more. Preserves pistol’s weight, balance, and overall feel to help you develop specific skills and “muscle memory” to shoot better with full-power ammo.

Simply remove the factory slide and barrel, replace them with the conversion unit, and load up the included .22 magazine with premium-grade high-velocity ammunition. Manufactured to the same rigorous quality standards as Kimber’s full-power 1911 pistols; slide is precision machined from aluminum billet, with wide front and rear cocking serrations and Kimber’s tough, scratch-resistant, KimPro II finish. Comes with plain black target sights installed; rear sight is click adjustable for windage and elevation, with flat, finely serrated rear face and a square notch. Includes ramped, match-grade 5″ barrel with a 1:16″ left-hand twist and stainless steel match-grade bushing.

Reinforced polymer 10-round magazine is designed for a secure fit in a standard .45 ACP mag well, and has an anti-tilt polymer follower to ensure smooth feeding of rounds.

Slide does not lock open after last shot; pistol may be dry fired with kit installed.

SPECS: Aluminum slide, steel barrel, polymer magazine. Available with matte black or silver slide. Fits 1911 Govt model pistols chambered in .45 ACP with 4” or 5” non-ramped barrels and dimensional tolerances that meet U.S. Government specs, including Series 70 and 80 Colt pistols and clones. Requires high-velocity ammunition for proper operation.

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I have a 3.5 inch barrel and have been looking for a a .22 conversion kit. Does Kimber or anyone make one?