Polymer 80 Introduces IMI’s Kidon Pistol Chassis, Works With 100 Pistols

    Kidon pistol conversion

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    The Polymer 80 company is well known for producing Glock pistol frames that are 80 percent finished, leaving the buyer to finish the remaining 20 percent. However, they’ve just released information that they’re now selling the Kidon pistol conversion kit developed and made by Israel Military Industries (IMI).  The kit allows for an existing pistol to be fitted into the chassis system. Polymer 80 indicates that the Kidon works with over 100 different pistols. The Kidon comes with the “K18” adapter pre-installed, which is the adapter for Polymer 80 Glock frames.

    Below are Polymer 80’s listed specs on the Kidon’s unique features and the list of adapters that are needed for the proper fitting of other pistols:

    UNIQUE FEATURES:

    • Kidon™ is ambidextrous and can be modified for right and left-handed shooters by easily adjusting the charging handle.
    • Reduced Recoil Smart Shock Absorber Technology Built Into Rear of Kidon™ System.
    • Ergonomic Design Provides the Ultimate Stability and Accurate Shooting Results.
    • Kidon™ Includes an Ergonomic Front Angle Grip
    • Picatinny Rails at the 12, 3, 6, and 9 o’clock Positions, for Mounting Sights, Optics, Tactical Lights, Lasers, Grips and other Accessories.
    • Kidon™ was Tested and Proven with High Results in Very Rough Conditions, Snow, Water, Dust, and Mud. – Tested in Israel shooting 15,000 Rounds of 9mm and 5,000 Rounds of .45 Caliber Ammo without any Issues or Damage to the Kidon™.
    • The Kidon™ is selling worldwide to Military Forces, Tactical Teams, Large Weapon Manufacturers and Civilian Personal Defense (IMI Defense is the Manufacturer)

    Polymer80, Inc. is the exclusive US National Distributor for the Kidon™. Designed, tested and manufactured in Israel by IMI Defense.

    AVAILABLE ADAPTERS (kit comes with K18 pre-installed):

    • K1: Glock 17/19/20/22/23/25/29/30/31/32/36/38/ (Gen 4 & Gen 5 Compatible as well), with rails Honor guard HG9SCLSMST / HG9SCLS

    • K2: CZ 75 With rails, 2075 Rami

    • K3: CZ 75 Duty, P-07, P-09, P-09 .22 LR,SP-01 Shadow 1 , Shadow 2, 75 01 Omega

    • K4: Jericho Steel Frame with Picatinny rail, Fits all lengths

    • K4S: Jericho Steel Frame without Picatinny rail (adapter provided), Fits all lengths

    • K5: Jericho Polymer frame – Fits all lengths, also fits Sig Sauer P320 X Five (front sight must be removed)

    • K6: Sig Sauer P226, P226 MK25, P226 Nitron, 227, 229, SP2022

    • K7: Sig Sauer P250, P320 (all lengths), 220 fits also Grand Power ST 380 | Q1 |XCALIBUR | K100 MK12 | P1 MK12 | P11 | K22 X-TRIM MK12 | K22 MK12 | Q100, Tanfoglio Force Police

    • K8: H&K P-2000 FS

    • K9: Beretta 92-A1, 96-A1, M9-A1

    • K10: Beretta PX-4

    • K11: S&W M&P, M&P Pro 5” also fits Canik MC28 SA | MC 28 SAC | MC 28 .40SA | MC 28 SAS Glock 21/34/35/41

    • K12: Springfield XD / HS2000

    • K13: FN FNP9, FNX Also fit 1911 wide tail (disables rear safety)

    • K14: H&K USP Compact Also fits S&W M&P 2.0 * Comes with an adapter to the front USP accessory Rail.

    • K15: FN 5.7.

    • K16: Walther PPQ 5″, 4″; 9mm/.40/.45 Calibers.

    • K17: H&K USP FS 9mm/.40/.45 * Comes with an adapter to the front USP accessory Rail.

    • K18: Polymer 80 Frames PF940v2 80% – Standard | PF940Cv1 80% – Compact | PF940CL 80% – Compact Long Frame | PFC9 Compact Pistol Frame (serialized) | PFS9 Standard Pistol Frame (serialized).

    • K19: 1911 with narrow beaver tail (Colt 1911 original) also fit medium width beavertail * Rear safety can be enabled.

    Kidon pistol conversion

    Kidon Pistol Conversion Kit

    The Kidon is listed at $495.99 on Polymer 80’s website. Each additional adapter is listed at $30.00. There is also a pistol brace system listed for $55.95. What do you think about the Kidon pistol conversion kit? For those of you that are interested, which pistol would you put in the Kidon?


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    Doug E

    Doug has been a firearms enthusiast since age 16 after getting to shoot with a friend. Since then he’s taken many others out to the range for their first time. He is a husband, father, grandfather, police officer, outdoorsman, artist and a student of history. Doug has been a TFB reader from the start and is happy to be a contributor of content. Doug can be reached at battleshipgrey61 AT gmail DOT com.


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