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Kimber Releases Optics-Ready KHX Family of 1911 Handguns

YONKERS, N.Y., November 15, 2017 — Kimber Mfg., Inc., a leading American firearms manufacturer, today announced the release of the optics-ready Kimber® KHX of 1911-style handguns. Available in five new variants, all KHX models are available chambered in 9mm or .45 ACP.

With a remarkable yet functional design, Kimber KHX 1911’s are ideal for a wide range of product uses, such as, concealed carry, home defense and target shooting.

The optics-ready (OR) Kimber KHX is available in Custom (5”) and Pro (4”) sizes, and features an optics ready milled slide that accepts optics plates for Vortex, Trijicon, and Leupold red dot sights, a rear white-dot site mounted plate for use when an red dot sight is not present, a co-witnessing sized front white dot sight, stepped hexagonal slide serrations and top strap serrations for positive slide manipulation, a match-grade barrel, KimPro® gray finish on slide and frame, Hogue® Enhanced MagGrip G10 grips with matching G10 mainspring housing, stiplex front strap stippling for grip confidence, and a premium aluminum trigger. The Pro-sized model comes with a rounded heel frame.

The Kimber KHX 1911 family also has non-optics-ready models in Custom, Pro and Ultra (3”) sizes. Instead of having a milled slide and red dot sight co-witnessing height white dot sights, these models contain green and red fiber optic sights and Hogue Laser Enhanced MagGrip G10 grips and matching mainspring housings. Both the Pro and Ultra size models have rounded heel frames.

The Kimber KHX 1911 family is priced as follows – KHX Custom (OR) .45 ACP (MSRP $1,087); KHX Custom (OR) 9MM (MSRP $1,108); KHX Pro (OR) .45 ACP (MSRP $1,087); KHX Pro (OR) 9MM (MSRP $1,108); KHX Custom .45 ACP (MSRP $1,259); KHX Custom 9MM (MSRP $1,279);  KHX Pro .45 ACP (MSRP $1,259); KHX Pro 9MM (MSRP $1,279); KHX Ultra .45 ACP (MSRP $1,259); KHX Ultra 9MM (MSRP $1,279). These models will be available from Kimber Master Dealers in the coming weeks.

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