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

Comments on this entry are closed.

  • 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.