The Kimber Custom Eclipse II is a full- size, 5" barrel 9mm1911 that includes a brushed polished stainless steel construction with blackened highlights. Kimber workmanship and quality are easy to see, even down to the smallest detail. The melded forged steel slide and frame fit together with tight tolerances and function perfectly. Recoil on the Kimber Custom Eclipse II feels significantly less than that of competing designs. This is due in part to this pistol’s lower center of gravity, which is slightly below the slide, and very close to where the shooter's hand grips the gun. Although the single-stack magazine puts the Kimber's capacity at only eight rounds, the relatively small diameter of the 1911's frame still allow the shooter to create a secure two-handed grip.
A match grade barrel and bushing deliver tack driving accuracy. For added reliability, Kimber includes a full- length guide rod, as the shorter G.I. style guide rods have a tendency to bind or break over time. Snag-free, low profile front and rear Meprolight Tritium night sights sit on top of the slide and provide a consistent target presentation. The checkering on the front strap and mainspring housing plus the texture of the laminated grips feel secure.The knurled extended magazine release of the Kimber Custom Eclipse II is a huge improvement over releases seen on other pistols. Performing tactical reloads is quick, simple and efficient.
The Kimber Custom Eclipse II single stage, match grade aluminum trigger is a joy to pull, especially over the mushy triggers seen on most double action pistols. The 4 – 5 lbs pull is steady and smooth, while the reset is short and crisp. This is a gun that fires naturally, even for beginner's that have “low and left” trigger slap tendencies. In fact, the Kimber Custom Eclipse II has one of the smoothest trigger pulls of any production 1911 on the market.. Other features include a clean, single sided thumb safety. Many shooters actually prefer this style over the bulkier ambidextrous paddles. Finally, to further minimize felt recoil, the grip safety is a high-ride designed beavertail that quickly establishes a positive grip for maximum control in stress fire situations.
The true beauty of Eclipse pistols is in their performance. Match grade barrels and triggers ensure the level of accuracy that made Kimber the world’s most popular 1911. The Eclipse Target II is also available in the 9mm, 38 Super and 45ACP. Breech faces are polished for dependable feeding, and slide and magazine releases are checkered for fast, reliable operation. Common features include the Kimber Firing Pin Safety,™ designated by “II” in the model name. The Eclipse Target II is full size 1911 ready for competition.
- Specifications: Caliber: 9mm, 38 Super, 45 ACP
- Height (inches) 90° to barrel: 5.25
- Weight (ounces) with empty magazine: 38
- Length (inches): 8.7
- Magazine capacity: 8
- Recoil spring (pounds): 16.0
- Full-length guide rod
- Frame: Material: Stainless steel
- Finish: Brush polished (flats)
- Width (inches): 1.28
- Front strap checkering
- Slide: Material: Stainless steel
- Finish: Brush polished (flats)
- Front serrations
- Barrel: Length (inches): 5
- Material: Steel, match grade
- Stainless steel match grade bushing
- Twist rate (left hand): 16
- Sights: Meprolight Tritium bar-dot night sight, adjustable
- Radius (inches): 6.8
- Grips: Laminated
- Double diamond
- Trigger: Premium aluminum, match grade
- Factory setting (approximate pounds): 4.0 - 5.0
Kimber builds some of the world's finest pistols, made in the USA, something that makes sense as few things are as American as the 1911. The venerable 1911, on its own merit, is an engineering masterpiece. The simple fact that shooters still marvel today over a design that is over 100-years-old speaks volumes about the gun that has stood the test of time. Virtually every critical component on each pistol is manufactured inside the Kimber factory. Only the finest raw materials come through the front gate, and Kimber takes care of the rest. This ensures every component meets unequaled standards.
Kimber Custom Eclipse Target II SS 1911 9mm
- Brand: Kimber
- Product Code: Kimber Custom Eclipse Target II SS 1911 9mm