SHOT Show 2018 – Kimber Manufacturing introduced the new optics-ready KHX line of 1911-style handguns, available in five variants and in 9mm or .45 ACP chamberings
Freshly showcased at the 2018 SHOT Show in Las Vegas, the Kimber KHX line of 1911-style pistols sport 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 Kimber KHX pistols are 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 sight mounted plate for use when a red dot sight is not installed, a co-witnessing sized front white dot sight, and stepped hexagonal slide serrations and top strap serrations for positive slide manipulation.
Other features of the Kimber KHX pistol series include 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.