Kimber, CZ Compete: 22 LR Conversions for Centerfire Guns
For this test we secured conversions for the CZ 75, called the Kadet Adapter, $412, and the Kimber Rimfire Target conversion for 1911s, $330. We like both units for low-priced shooting.
The concept of shooting 22 LR ammo in centerfire handguns goes back a long way. The Germans had a system for the Luger when centerfire ammunition was mighty scarce between the two World Wars. These conversion units consisting of an insert barrel, a different toggle mechanism, and suitable magazines. Insert barrels were also used on the Walther PP at that time to fire a low-power 4mm round, presumably
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