Handguns specifically meant for the concealed-carry market continue to be where the sales are in our current down market. While perhaps best known for its full-size 1911s, Kimber is seeing the most sales with its small guns: its newer K6S revolver and its very popular Micro 9.
Kimber first introduced the Micro in .380 ACP, but it wasn’t long before the success of that pistol convinced it to slightly upsize the gun for the 9mm cartridge. As of right now, between models straight from Kimber and a few distributor exclusives, Kimber is now offering 22 different variations of the Micro 9. The pistols all have the same dimensions; the differences are in their finishes, grips and sights. For this article, I secured one of Kimber’s newer models, the Micro 9 Woodland Night, which comes from the factory equipped with Crimson Trace red laser grips. Let’s look at the specs of these pistols before we get into the specifics of my specific model specifically (see what I did there?).