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Kimber Announces Updates to Current In-Line 1911-Style Handguns

YONKERS, NY, — Kimber Mfg., Inc., a leading American firearms manufacturer, today announced the release of exciting new looks and customer-requested feature updates to its Kimber® CDP™, Covert™, Eclipse™, Warrior®, TLE™ II and Stainless™ II 1911-style handgun families.

The iconic classic Kimber CDP (Custom Defense Package) 1911 family now features a charcoal gray KimPro® II frame, silver KimPro II slide and small parts, flat top slide and thin slide serrations. Ultra CDP models feature a flush-cut barrel and Round Heel Frame. These new features are offered in addition to 3-dot tritium night sights, Carry Melt™ treatment, 30 lines-per-inch front strap checkering, ambidextrous thumb safety and rosewood grips (rosewood Crimson Trace Lasergrips® available on Ultra CDP™). Five models are available, chambered .45 ACP and 9mm.

Kimber Covert pistols have been completely transformed, with new features that include a gray KimPro II finish on the frame and slide for additional resistance to the elements, matte black small parts, digital camouflage Crimson Trace Lasergrips and a flush-cut barrel (on Ultra models). These pistols also offer 30 lines-per-inch front strap checkering with a border base, Tactical Wedge 3-dot tritium night sights and a tactical bumped grip safety for a higher grip on the frame. Three models are available, chambered in .45 ACP.

The striking look of the Kimber Eclipse handgun family has been elevated to a new level, featuring all-steel construction, a gray KimPro II frame, brush-polished slide, matte black small parts, 30 lines-per-inch front strap checkering, tritium night sights and black and gray G-10 “Cyclone” grips. Three models are available, chambered in .45 ACP, 10mm and .38 Super.

The ever-popular line of Kimber Warrior pistols now features a lanyard slot mainspring housing, Kimber Tactical Rail, 24 lines-per-inch front strap checkering, G-10 grips and a KimPro II finish that provides outstanding additional resistance to chemicals, moisture, salt and UV light. Five models are available, chambered in .45 ACP.

Three new models have been added to the Kimber TLE (Tactical Law Enforcement) II family, each featuring extended magazine wells and new G-10 grips. 14 TLE II models are available, chambered in .45 ACP, 10mm or 9mm.

Kimber Stainless II models also received an upgrade for 2017. All Stainless II models now feature a fiber optic front sight for faster sight acquisition. Four models are available, chambered in .45 ACP and 9mm.

The models described above, along with all other Kimber handguns and rifles, are available at Kimber Master Dealer locations across America. Suggested retail price starts at $1,173 for CDP models, $1,427 for Covert models, $1,252 for Eclipse models, $1,392 for Warrior models, $1,007 for TLE II models and $891 for Stainless II models.

Kimber Mfg., Inc. is an American company that designs and manufactures premium firearms for individual, sporting, law enforcement and military markets. Complete information on Kimber firearms, accessories and Less-Lethal products is available at or by phone from Kimber in-house staff at (888) 243-4522. A detailed product catalog is available upon request. Kimber can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.


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Rachel VandeVoort
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