Kimber Tactical Entry 2 .45 ACP 1911 5” Pistol w/.22LR Conversion Kit

SOLD FOR: $905

WYOA#: WY240203RM001

Make: Kimber

Model: Tactical Entry 2

Serial Number: K336481

Caliber: .45ACP / .22LR

Year of Manufacture: 2011

Action Type: Semi-Auto Pistol, Single Action, fed by single stack magazines.

Markings:  The right side of the slide is marked, “TACTICAL ENTRY II”.  The barrel is marked, “45ACP”.  The right side of the frame is marked, “KIMBER, YONKERS, NY U.S.A. K336481”. The left side of the slide is marked “KIMBER”. Both of the grip panels are marked “KIMBER”. The .22LR Conversion Slide is marked “RIMFIRE TARGET” on the right and “KIMBER” on the left. The chamber is marked “.22LR”.

Barrel Length: 5”

Sights / Optics: The front sight is a Meprolight tritium lamp dot blade dovetailed to the slide. The rear sight is a Novak Style, Meprolight, serrated, square notch, with two tritium lamp dots, dovetailed to the slide. 3 Dot Tritium night sights. The sights on the .22LR slide are a Black Blade front sight, and fully adjustable, serrated, square notch blacked out rear sight.

Stock Configuration & Condition: The grips are checkered wood grained panels held to the frame by two screws. There are No chips or cracks present. The back strap is checkered with a medium checkering and the front strap of the grip is checkered with fine checkering. There is an ambidextrous thumb safety, a grip safety and an accessory rail on the frame. The grips rate in about Excellent overall condition.

Magazine Quantity & Condition: This pistol includes one stainless Steel, Kimber, 7 round .45 ACP magazine and 4 x 10 round, Polymer, Kimber, .22LR Magazines.

Type of Finish: Charcoal Gray Frame, Matte Black Slide, Two Tone.

Finish Originality: Factory Original

Bore Condition: The .45ACP bore is bright and the rifling is sharp. There is no erosion in the bore. The feed ramp is smooth and shiny. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9/10. The .22LR conversion bore is bright and the rifling sharp, there is no erosion in the bore. In this writer’s opinion the bore rates 9/10.

Overall Condition: This gun retains about 99% of its metal finish. There is are two small spots of finish loss on the left side of the frame just below the slide catch. There is also some wear on the grip safety and the bottom of the magazine well. The Screw heads are sharp. The markings are clear. Overall, this pistol rates in about Excellent to Like New condition.

Mechanics: The action functions correctly. We did not fire this handgun. As with all used firearms, a thorough cleaning may be necessary to meet your maintenance requirements. Features a manual thumb safety.  This is a 1911 design with the backstrap grip safety.

Box & Accessories: This pistol includes, 5 total Magazines, Kimber .22LR Conversion Kit, chamber flags, owner’s manuals, paperwork for both the pistol and conversion kit, bushing tool, cable lock, and factory cases.

Our Assessment: The Kimber Tactical Entry II in .45 ACP is a formidable semi-automatic pistol designed to meet the demands of tactical operations, personal defense, and competitive shooting. Crafted by Kimber America, a distinguished firearms manufacturer known for its commitment to quality and innovation, the Tactical Entry II exemplifies precision engineering and superior performance. Rooted in the time-honored 1911 platform, the Kimber Tactical Entry II embodies the classic design principles renowned for their ergonomics, accuracy, and reliability. Its single-action trigger delivers a crisp and consistent break, empowering shooters with enhanced control and precision. Chambered in .45 ACP, a cartridge revered for its stopping power and effectiveness in self-defense scenarios, the Tactical Entry II stands ready to deliver formidable performance when it matters most. The .45 ACP cartridge’s reputation for ample energy and penetration makes it a favored choice among those prioritizing terminal performance. This model also includes a .22LR conversion Kit, allowing for a more economical alternative to .45ACP. This means more range time and training for much less money with much less recoil. Constructed with a steel frame and slide, the Kimber Tactical Entry II is built to endure rigorous use and adverse conditions while maintaining precision and reliability. Its fit and finish reflect Kimber’s unwavering dedication to quality craftsmanship, ensuring a firearm that not only performs exceptionally but also exudes refinement. Featuring a 5-inch barrel, the Tactical Entry II optimizes accuracy and muzzle velocity, offering a longer sight radius that enhances sight alignment and aids in precise shot placement, particularly at extended distances. Tactical sights with high-visibility front and serrated rear elements provide shooters with a clear sight picture, facilitating rapid target acquisition in varying lighting conditions. The pistol’s textured grip panels offer a secure and comfortable hold, promoting shooter confidence and mitigating recoil during rapid-fire sequences. Additionally this model features an accessory rail on the dust cover, enabling the attachment of tactical lights, lasers, or other accessories to enhance functionality in low-light or tactical environments. With a standard magazine capacity of 7 rounds of .45 ACP ammunition, the Tactical Entry II provides ample firepower for most situations. In summary, the Kimber Tactical Entry II in .45 ACP represents the epitome of a modern tactical handgun, combining the timeless design of the 1911 platform with contemporary enhancements tailored to meet the needs of discerning shooters. Please see our photos and best of luck with your bidding!!!-R.L.

Kimber Tactical Entry 2 .45 ACP 1911 5” Pistol w/.22LR Conversion Kit
Kimber Tactical Entry 2 .45 ACP 1911 5” Pistol w/.22LR Conversion Kit