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4 years 40 weeks ago, 5:54 PM

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Hi-point C-9

I've read a lot of negative comments about the Hi-points. I bought a C-9 ( 9mm ) 7 years ago for $89.00. Reg price $99.00. I know you get what you pay for. However at that time it was all I could afford for protection. Recent break ins around the neiborhood prompted the decision. It is not the finest looking gun for sure, but always fires and accurate @ 30 feet. I figure if I had to use it further than that I did not have a real threat. Most encounters would be home invasion, car jacking, ATM machine Etc. which would be closer than 30 feet.

I have put hundreds of rounds through this of standard FMJ 115 Grain, HP 135 grain +P, and several different ammo mfg. without an issue. After 6 years it finally jammed. Cleaning is not as easy as a Ruger, Glock, Etc. but after I cleaned it, oiled the slide I put a box of 50 Remminton Golden Sabre HP through it with no jams. The Hi-point has a 8 round clip but if you can't hit a target and take it out with less than 8 you should not own anything or go the range more.

Bottom line if that's all you can afford it's a value that will protect you should you need it. I have a Ruger P95 I carry most often, but I still take old faithfull to the range now and then.

4 years 40 weeks ago, 6:35 PM

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Hi Point

I own a 9mm Hi Point carbine. Ihave put hundreds of rounds thru it, it has yet to jam.
I would bet my life on it...not many weapons out there that I would do that.Hi Point
weapons are outstanding bargains.

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4 years 40 weeks ago, 9:19 AM

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i had a 9mm hi-point

it shot nice, but like someone said on another post...hard to clean...i sold it, i will say i would also recomend it for beginners because of the price.....that way if you only shoot it once...you did'nt waste allot of money.

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4 years 39 weeks ago, 6:13 PM

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i have 9c and a 380

with ammo the way it is id stay away from the 380 its hard to find and isnt cheap i have noticed every where i go i can find 40 cal ammo and hi point does make a 40 i havent had any problems with ether and has i have allways hear the people that dont like hi points have never shot them and with a life time warrenty you cant go wrong and like my friend traderjac i am heading out to get a carbine i was going to get it in a 9mm but with all the 40 ammo out there i may go with that havent made my mind up on that yet and yes jac i have a mind lol

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4 years 39 weeks ago, 7:41 PM

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I would

I would go with the 40 also if I had the choice...but I didnt when I bought my 2 9mm. :)

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4 years 39 weeks ago, 3:46 PM

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isn't that all of them are crap. it's that some of them are crap. The quality control standards just aren't there. You take a gun from one of the big companies, and yeas, there may be a few shitty ones now and again, but not nearly to the same degree as Hi Point. That brand of gun is one that seems to either work great or not at all and it's just too much of a crapshoot to go out and buy one for the express purpose of self defense.

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