Kimber Solo Disassembly – Kimber Solo Field Strip

Kimber Solo Take Down Dis-assembly for cleaning and inspection is similar to a 1911.

Kimber Solo Dis-assembly and Field Strip

  • Remove the magazine
  • Open the slide to check that chamber is empty and that the pistol is safe
  • Push the slide release lever pin out from the right side
  • Pull the slide release lever the rest of the way out from the left side
  • Point the pistol in a safe direction and pull the trigger to release the striker
  • Remove the slide from the frame
  • Remove the recoil spring assembly from the slide
  • Tilt the barrel, lift and pull the barrel out of the slide
  • The pistol is now field stripped and ready for cleaning

Kimber Solo Reassembly

  • Install the barrel into the slide, tilt the barrel to get it started
  • Install the recoil spring assembly. Open end toward the front
  • Install the slide on the frame assembly
  • Install the Slide Release Pin
  • Pull the slide reward, line up the assembly notch with the slide release lever
  • Push the slide release lever into the frame and be sure to catch the slide release spring

Watch the video Kimber Solo Take Down and Disassembly

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  • cebur19 Apr 3, 2013, 1:33 pm

    Thanks for watching. I hope the video was of value to you.

  • Debbie Smith Apr 2, 2013, 8:58 pm

    It took 2 of us to do it, my husband and I but we did it. Just too hard for one person to disassemble when the gun is brand new. Thank you for the video.

  • cebur19 Jul 31, 2012, 11:08 pm

    Thanks for the feedback. Glad the video was helpful.

  • Mike Theiler Jul 31, 2012, 2:34 pm

    I just bought a Kimber Solo CDP and really appreciate you sharing how to disassemble the Solo. You video is precise and easy to follow.