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3 years 50 weeks ago, 9:36 PM

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So here I am one night relaxing and I find the video of the High-point c9, I will admit the video left somthing to be desired, I mean just post a picture of the darn thing, yet all of the people posting that it is worthless, or undesirable, or even worse that that would like to be shot with it..... really?

Now I will admit it is a horribly less than attractive designed weapon, all hi point are, but thats the point, are you going to ask an attacker to stop so you can show off the fine details engraved into your 1911 .45 or are you more likely to just shoot the idiot with it. A weapon needs only be "pretty" to put in a case, so you could even argue that you shouldnt fire them because they are in fact art.

I have no Hi-Point firearms in my collection because I dont have much of a collection, I have a weapon for a reason, be that reason for carrying concealed, home defense, or hunting. if I didnt find my smith and wesson 915 for 200 bucks I would have got a Hi-Point 9mm. I have freinds and co-workers that have them and are very pleased, one co-worker even used his 9mm Hi-Point when he was confronted by a wild hog to great effect.

That all out of the way, think about what makes a good weapon. Will it fire every round properly, will it jam if some dust gets stirred up a few states away? You need a reliable, safe firearm, one that will not become a brick just because you didnt oil it an hour ago. Basically the idea is put lead down range, you need a gun that is accurate, reliable, easy to handle, and affordable (lets face it a colt 1911 .45 its awesome for self defense but do you want to spend the same on a bang around gun as you would on a decent boat or that you put down on your house)

The Hi-Point line of weapons are made here so you are supporting america, they have lifetime warranties, are chambered in popular and effective rounds, and are easy to use, functional, and for a couple hundred bucks you get a gun that can sit in the truck, or on your side come rain or shine, cold or hot weather. Not only a pistol but you can get very effective carbines, both fun at the range, and practical for self defense or hunting. Just because a gun was made by colt, biretta, or smith and wesson, does not make it a good gun, it wont make them bad guns either.

I dont claim to be an expert on firearms, just from experiance, Hi-Point, and tarus for that matter are excellent guns, and priced much lower than comparable weapons from other manufacturers.

What do you think, good and bad of the Hi-Point and Taurus lines

Im just doin what I can with what I got.- burt gummer
3 years 50 weeks ago, 9:51 PM

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Hi Point and Taurus

Taurus now makes some great guns. They started off making inexpensive but serviceable copies of S&W, but have really gotten into quality and innovation in a big way.

I have no personal experience with Hi Point firearms. As you said, they're Godawful ugly, but a lot of guns have been ugly and were of good quality.

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3 years 50 weeks ago, 10:09 PM

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Bob is right,

Taurus used to be the 'scourge' of the industry but now they make some damn fine weapons, at a reasonable price I might add. I own a Taurus TCP380 in stainless that has served me well as a backup to my Walther PPS!

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3 years 50 weeks ago, 8:30 AM

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My experiance

My experiance with hi point is limited, but in researching the brand it seems that the quality is really hit and miss. i personally do not like the feel of the Hi point it is not comfortable to me therefore I shy away from them, also the love it or hate it revues tend to steer me towards the Taurus, Springfield, Glock etc. higher in price but very few complaints across the board. Just my .02.

3 years 50 weeks ago, 9:24 AM

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as R3bauer said, their quality control is hit and miss. I've had many FTF and FTE issues with Hi Points. If I'm relying on something to save the lives of my family, I need to know it will feed and fire properly EVERY time as you stated. My experiences with Hi Points don't give me the confidence that they will, not to mention the heavy bulky feel and awkward balance point and sloppy trigger (just my opinion). I have heard many people who are pleased with their Hi Points and have never had any issues with them... but others who have had experiences like mine. Like I've said before, I'd keep one as a tackle box gun, but nothing more.

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3 years 50 weeks ago, 10:02 AM

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thats what I was trying to get at, its a gun that you dont care if it gets a little beat up as long as its accessible and the being bulky could pay off, if you run out of ammo, you have a hammer to stay in the fight :)

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3 years 50 weeks ago, 2:40 PM

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Hi-Point

I have a 9mm Hi-Point carbine currently; it broke after only a few rounds and it'd cost more to send it to the gunsmith than I paid for it (mag floorplate broke off, mag follower frizzed/burred, trigger return spring broke). It's sitting in the closet where I hope it will turn into Gummi Bears, laundry detergent, or anything else I can actually use.

In addition to that I've seen FTE, FTF, slamfires, and other problems with Hi-Points of various calibers at ranges I've taught at. They may be inexpensive, but in my experience they're very poor quality and unreliable. If that price point is attractive or necessary, then there are numerous surplus police and military handguns and rifles to be had, of proven design and reputable manufacture (J&G Sales has a bunch....38sp wheelguns, centerfire bolt guns, ComBloc compact 9x18s, etc.)

3 years 50 weeks ago, 4:20 AM

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on weapons this way,for self defense/home defense i want a weapon that has gone thru testing by the military and is used by the military,in a caliber the military uses.Rifle,pistol,or shotgun.These are what i consider"top shelf",Springfield,Colt,Remington,SIG,Glock,Beretta,BHP,not a complete list but you get the idea.I'm not saying there isn't failures in these,but i am saying there are LESS failures in these than weapons that have not gone thru the government wringer.

Then there's the"settle fors",as in "I'd like a Kimber but i'm gonna settle for a Taurus,Ruger,etc.These are good guns,lifetime warranties,good price,but....they just haven't passed muster,now the government testing can be questioned all day long for it's validity,but it is rigorous and detailed.Every manufacturer will tell you they have run there guns out to hell and back,so "settle for"what they tell ya.

Then there's guns that are just kind of"guns",single actions,cheap guns,tackle box guns,glove box guns,safe queens,BU guns,guns in odd calibers(Remington 221 fireball anyone?),just an assortment of guns,some make gun nuts drool with lust( Taurus Judge,what an overated POS that is),some are just weird( COP .357).All seem to shoot in this category,and break,and most gun nuts know what's reliable and what's not,but when you get back to the question of what your gonna stake your life,or someone else's life on you had better be sure that you've done your homework,got"murphy" as far away as possible,trained and trained some more....you get the drift.

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3 years 50 weeks ago, 7:18 AM

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221 fireball

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3 years 49 weeks ago, 7:14 PM

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aint no thing wrong with hi point it breaks they six it free and 99% they send you a few free mags i have 3 hi points they all shoot as well as any other ruger, s w colt i have ,personally i have found out most people that dont like them never shot them and are just gun snobs

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3 years 49 weeks ago, 2:48 AM

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would that be

your "go to" gun for an extended engagement,shooting multiple rounds at multiple targets with them shooting back?IMO it kind of takes the fun out of the gunfight if your weapon stops working,how many rounds do you figure you have put thru one of your hipoints?

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3 years 49 weeks ago, 8:32 AM

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hey guys hi point

i own the whole line of high points and i have found that to make these weapons work you must and that's a but must put 500 rounds down range once you do this to these firearms they change its weird i know but once 500 rounds are throw them they turn into a fine shooting fire arm . my favorite is the first won they came out with it was all silver slide with black frame really nice but i like all that line they r with it and fun to use but 500 rounds is a must .

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3 years 48 weeks ago, 7:01 PM

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ya know

ya know gram used to say the more you stir shit the more it stinks

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3 years 48 weeks ago, 8:32 PM

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I like some of the comments above. I'm no financial powerhouse myself, so I'm all about saving money. That being said, I also like nice things. First off, the HI-points are cheap for a reason, because they are crap. Currently, I only own one pistol which happens to be a W. German Sig P-226. When I first had my heart set on getting a P-226 I was discouraged by the current prices, but lo and behold, I actually found the perfect one for much less than $500. I can afford a <$500 Sig, but not a >$600 one, so I guess I got lucky. So can you if you keep your eyes peeled and set back your money ahead of time.

So, ask yourself this question. If you had to take your pick of handgun choices for self defense, wouldn't you want something you could absolutely trust your life with? (or the lives of friends or family possibly) As mentioned above, there is no perfect pistol but machining tolerances and good quality control can assure that a product is solid. Of course price will reflect the amount of QC that a company has to put into their product. Someone might even say, "well isn't at least some gun better than no gun?" I would think that it possibly might, but let me quickly paint a scenario just to play devils advocate. Let's say you have your trusty Hi-point on your person concealed and you encounter an armed robber/mugger/whatever in a situation that you now consider justifiable in employing your weapon. You present, take aim, squeeze yet nothing happens because your gun has a higher chance of failure than needs to. Well, now your mugger there sees you present your weapon so he considers the situation to have escalated to the point that he shoots or stabs you before you can get off a shot at him. So what could possibly happen if you were unarmed completely? Could you simply have been robbed and let go? Maybe, no one could possibly know, but I ask myself all kinds of these questions. This has led me to believe that yes, my life and the lives of whoever I'm with are worth much much more than $300 or so that I saved on a pistol.. They deserve the best I can afford, and I bet yours do as well. But since I'm not here to bash any ones system, I just simply ask that folks ask themselves the serious questions, take an honest inventory, and decide for yourself.

3 years 26 weeks ago, 7:49 AM

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Dude why dont you use your name instead of of hiding in the weeds making comments.

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he did use a name... unfortunately, he didn't play by the rules and was banished from the site. When that happens, you're comments become anonymous.

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3 years 48 weeks ago, 6:59 AM

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Hi-point is cheap well as many have said there crap. Yes I did buy one, yes it's junk. Buy a CZ-82 there cheap BUT military grade. All weapons I buy are either police or military grade/tested/used by.............etc.

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3 years 44 weeks ago, 5:02 PM

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must be nice to afford high dollar stuff the rest of us make due with what we have my hi points are more trustworthy than my friends glocks rugers and bersa every time we shoot they all have atleast one jam but I notice that I take better care of my mags and do tweek them from time to time

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3 years 44 weeks ago, 5:04 PM

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hi point

and if sigs are so great why are the pawn shops and used gun sites full of em!

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3 years 44 weeks ago, 5:06 PM

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are you kidding?

glue sniffer or paint?

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3 years 44 weeks ago, 5:34 PM

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my kid has air soft guns that are more dependable than a Hi point. High dollar guns? What price do you put on your life Hank? There ain't no fucking way that I am going to trust mine and my family's lives to a $100 gun, Walther yes Hi point no.

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hi-point

is a perfect nite stand weapon.....why? because if by any chance you do shoot an intruder..lawfully or not kiss that gun good-bye. Id rather lose a 150.00 gun than a 600.00 gun to our shitty court system any day.I HAD A HI-POINT 9MM..AND IT REALLY WAS'NT THAT BAD.I did sell it , but to tell the truth..i kinda wished i had kept it..

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post mean things about me and then slink off into the night, don't even 'man up' and take your licks. I have called you a fucker no less than three times this week and I don't even get a rise out of you.........Or maybe I do.....you sick fuck...LOL!

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dumpster!!!!!

if you are serious about licking me....be my guest!!!!!why are you pickin on the new meat?...Ihave responded to you...but i can't wait allday for you to come up with a come back...lolol...but seriously......fuck you!!!!lolololololol

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(i didn't say licking) the Forester?

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she loves it

and i mean the licking!!!lalalalalalala....but yeah she loves the Sub...do you know that i have'nt driven it since the initial test drive???lololol....how is urs running?

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It runs like a

'raped ape' or a 'raped llama'....lol It is fucking fast, I have owned a lot of fast cars in my life but this thing is a rocket....Big turbos and supporting modifications are our friends.

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yeah

i was pleasantly suprised at the power on this turbo....you really hit that seat when take this puppy off the leash

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Hi-Point / Taurus

Don't know about the Hi-Point's but I have 2 Taurus revolvers a 605. 2 1/4" hammerless 357 & a 608, 4" 8 shot compensated 357. both super sweet, hundreds of rounds through each with no problems at all. Yes they used to be absolute junk, but no more.
From what I hear about the Hi points, I WOULD NOT, bet my wife's life, or mine on them regardless of price.

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3 years 43 weeks ago, 7:28 AM

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hi point

I have heard glock ruger and sig are crap does it make it true?(on this site)

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it's just true about glocks

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And its true

That ebear is a Llama fucking, Cocoa Puff eating, Fruit Loop head!!!!

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hey wait!!!!

i never fucked a Llama out of nothing

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NAH......

Just licked the shit out of her tho, hunh?? @ least thats what U said to Hamp earlier!!!!

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hamp

is Australian for homo

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Fleabear I heard that,

ebear wrote:
is Australian for homo

It's Aborigine for 'homo' you fucking idiot, you can't get anything right!!!!!

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Hamp!!

R U getting this???? LOL!!

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hamp!!!!

hi buddy!!!....how are you??? Ace was talkin shit about you but i had ur back

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He had Ur back....

Way the fuck back!!

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if you say that real fast ..it sounds like you said wetback........shhhhhhh...im huntin wabbit!!!

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He want's

ACE wrote:
Way the fuck back!!

He want's my back (side) fucking queer!

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Ya'll just

fucking crack me up!! So now not only does ebear do Llamas, but we'll add men 2 the list too!!! So he's now a Llama fucking, man lusting, Wetback hunting for wabbits!!! LOL!!

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Yep pretty much,

he will scrog anything that walks, slithers or crawls....LOL!

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ace!!!

when you put it like that it sounds so purdy

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Go take a

cold shower ebear!! Good gravy!! LOL!! Im sure it gave U a rise, hunh??

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um yeah

cold showers don't work.....cause them my nips get hard too

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Yeah, I saw that!

Thanks buddy, with friends like you who need enemies......LOL!

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i'll take

ur back and Ace's front....weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

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just got home from the gun show. I met up with ecaman and his wife and Oozerat and his wife, outstanding people.

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what did

you buy???

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$10 worth of beer

there were no deals......Holy hell, every time I go the prices get higher and higher, some are more than MSRP. I had my eye on a Glock 38 but I just couldn't get past the fact that it was puke green, the price was fair though I guess, it was 3 and some change.

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gun shows

are really good for checking out differant weapons and buying accesorries...i love going to them...real good people andno hassles.

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Hamp

Im surprised U didnt go ahead and get it, and then post B4 and afters!! That wouldve been sweet!!

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Cool Hamp!!

Glad Ooze was able to make it. Last I heard, ya'll werent 4 sure if he was gonna be able to!! Any thing really cool @ the show???

“When firearms go, all goes. We need them every hour.”- George Washington
3 years 43 weeks ago, 5:42 PM

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I'm glad I was able to make it too. I found some cheap 9mm ammo but that was about it. Getting to meet hamp and eca made the trip more than worth it.

Nothing is as risky as certain failure.
3 years 43 weeks ago, 5:51 PM

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You are welcome to use my equipment to load your own, I have 9mm dies....let me know.

Change you can truly believe in comes from the barrel of a gun---------------------------------------------------------------------------------Ron Paul 2012----Vote the bastards out!---------------------------------
3 years 43 weeks ago, 6:15 PM

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yes it is brass case, I found their website wwwbvac-ammo.com it's made in montana I just wish I could go test it out today and go back there and buy more if it's good stuff.

Nothing is as risky as certain failure.
3 years 43 weeks ago, 5:45 PM

HampsterW

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Plenty of cool shit

ACE wrote:
Glad Ooze was able to make it. Last I heard, ya'll werent 4 sure if he was gonna be able to!! Any thing really cool @ the show???

if you have deep pockets, I saw a nice Barrett .50 that I could hit fleabear with all the way in Hellinois....LOL! All it takes is 10K for the rifle and a few grand for the optics (not included), I would be surprised if the threw in a mag.

Change you can truly believe in comes from the barrel of a gun---------------------------------------------------------------------------------Ron Paul 2012----Vote the bastards out!---------------------------------
3 years 43 weeks ago, 5:52 PM

ACE

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Damn Hamp!!

U and a few others on here are the "guys with all the guns", and the $ for said guns. I gotta better chance of getting kicked outta hell, than buying a sweet piece of machinery like that... Id love to!! It'd be freaking awesome. U let us know when U get one. K???

“When firearms go, all goes. We need them every hour.”- George Washington
3 years 43 weeks ago, 11:10 PM

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They make great guns.. period.. thier copy of the 92 is up there with the Berretta, and every one of thier S&W copies is excelent..

Guys this is bizzare.. im going to log off and come back again.. i've been here for 20 min and im showing as the only one in the room.. Can't be.. Gosh wonder if Obarry sent his squad out to arrest us all, and thier having trouble finding my joint...

Go west off of 89 onto Hays ranch road boys.. (i want us to all make bond together)

Very strange...

In edit: Bob i just did the log off/on thing, and see i have company.. guess everyones gone to town on us.. Are you going to be able to make this SLC gun show.. sure sounds like fun..

a man has to hold his word, hold his beliefs, and hold a good sight picture.
3 years 43 weeks ago, 11:15 PM

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Greg

Read my new post.

If you pick up a starving dog and make him prosperous, he will not bite you. This is the principal difference between a dog and a man. (Mark Twain).
3 years 43 weeks ago, 2:25 AM

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Greg

bet they ain't the only one having a hard time finding your joint,BRRRAAAHHHAAAAHHHHAA!

i tried being reasonable,i didn't like it, NRA LIFE MEMBER,USMC VETERAN
3 years 43 weeks ago, 9:25 AM

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LBC

checked a couple of days ago, and it was still there.. just not used for much anymore..

a man has to hold his word, hold his beliefs, and hold a good sight picture.
3 years 43 weeks ago, 5:46 PM

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Was it quiet or did the BB rolling out of the barell make noise? LOL

Besides ACE & Hamp, ebear plays dead to try to fuck vultures...

3 years 43 weeks ago, 5:52 PM

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sam-inella!!!!!!

I have had the hardest time getting that fn rifle in my possesion...First i find out that i need to use an FFL because its over 850 fsp....So then i find out my old FFL dEALER NO LONGER DOES IT.So then i find one near my house and he has a hard time contacting the seller..Mind you i've allready paid for the rifle two weeks ago!!!!..i almost said fuck it, give me back my money.....but it is a nice toy to have!!!! !

...check... G-AZ
3 years 43 weeks ago, 6:04 PM

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ebear wrote:
I have had the hardest time getting that fn rifle in my possesion...First i find out that i need to use an FFL because its over 850 fsp....So then i find out my old FFL dEALER NO LONGER DOES IT.So then i find one near my house and he has a hard time contacting the seller..Mind you i've allready paid for the rifle two weeks ago!!!!..i almost said fuck it, give me back my money.....but it is a nice toy to have!!!! !

Change you can truly believe in comes from the barrel of a gun---------------------------------------------------------------------------------Ron Paul 2012----Vote the bastards out!---------------------------------
3 years 43 weeks ago, 6:09 PM

ACE

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3 years 43 weeks ago, 5:55 PM

ACE

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Holy shit!!!!

So now he's a Llama fucking, man and ACE lusting, Vulture luring, Wetback, thats hunting for Wabbits!!!

“When firearms go, all goes. We need them every hour.”- George Washington
3 years 31 weeks ago, 2:40 AM

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Even the HOMO's want to go straight

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3 years 43 weeks ago, 5:57 PM

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i think

i need a bigger buisness card

...check... G-AZ
3 years 43 weeks ago, 6:03 PM

ACE

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I can work on making

U some if U need me 2 ebear!!! I actually think U could do a better job @ it tho. U could add ur own little personal touch to it. Just make sure it has a Llama, Possum and Vulture on it, and I bet U can come up w something 2 represent Hamp and myself......

“When firearms go, all goes. We need them every hour.”- George Washington
3 years 32 weeks ago, 11:15 PM

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Hi point guns

I got the .45 pistol for a beater in my truck to save on my 1911, took it out and tried it hell for 200.00 its a disposable one anyways...after feeding a hell of a diet thru it including handloads I wouldnt feed thru any "quality" gun... 1911 is still in the truck and hi point is on bedside table..since then got the 9mm carbine also, waiting for the .45 carbine to come out too. with thier warranty I will get all of them I can.

3 years 32 weeks ago, 12:03 AM

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Hi-Point

Hi-Point's make exellant paper weights!!! Save yer money, and buy a real pistol. You'll be happy you did!!
Only reason you won't, is cause yer like one of my son-in-laws, yer a tight ass. Spend the money, and
buy a real weapon! Remember, You get what you pay for.
Lyle

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3 years 30 weeks ago, 11:33 AM

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high point C9

This was my first gun ever. In my opinion it is not worth even the 200 dollars you pay for it. It jams on every other round it seems like. I have tried different mags and different ammo. It isn't anything about the way the high point looks but it is how it performs. that is what guns are all about. Yeah It is always nice to find a pretty gun. But I would only trust my life to a gun that will shoot every time you pull that trigger. No exceptions. That is why I would never recommend a high point to anybody. My father in law wanted to buy it from me for home protection and I would not sale it to him because of the reliability. I told him to go get a Taurus for maybe 60 dollars more and you would have a better more reliable gun all around.

3 years 27 weeks ago, 3:27 PM

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HI-Point

Expensive doesn't always mean the best. One of the larger sheriff departments in the surrounding area just bought H&k 45 ACPs for all the deputies. Probably the most expensive hand gun they can buy. Well these expensive hand guns seem to have a problem of jamming when used when used under a high rate of fire. Damn....hold on buddy don't shoot my expensive gun just jammed on me.

3 years 27 weeks ago, 4:02 PM

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fixxer72

fixxer72 wrote:
Expensive doesn't always mean the best. One of the larger sheriff departments in the surrounding area just bought H&k 45 ACPs for all the deputies. Probably the most expensive hand gun they can buy. Well these expensive hand guns seem to have a problem of jamming when used when used under a high rate of fire. Damn....hold on buddy don't shoot my expensive gun just jammed on me.

Do you have any evidence supporting this? Every manufacturer will have its bad apples, I'm just wondering how a whole batch of HK's will experience the same problems (especially after their rigorous field testing and quality control).

"Proelium Comminus Auctoritate" "Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is a muzzle flash."
3 years 27 weeks ago, 11:10 PM

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Reaper

No not first hand I don't. Just talk at the local gun shop where several of the deputies frequent.

3 years 27 weeks ago, 11:19 PM

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Dad has a hi point NEVER JAMMED of course he doesn't shot it much and a Nazi about cleaning guns

From time to time, the tree of liberty must be watered with the blood of tyrants and patriots. --Thomas Jefferson--
3 years 26 weeks ago, 9:46 AM

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a high rate of fire? And what is high rate of fire for a Sheriff's deputy? Based on my observation of cops at the range, I'd guess a round about every minute and a half or so. Tee hee hee.

"I have always been a soldier. I have known no other life. The calling of arms, I have followed from boyhood. I have never sought another." From The Virtues of War, by Steven Pressfield.
3 years 26 weeks ago, 11:26 AM

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Most police

where I live do not shoot even though they are allowed 50 rounds a month here. Those that do not, all rush in right before Re-Qual's and attempt to learn all over again, but just enough to pass. You have to be Qualified to Carry or you are not going on the street and that is the ONLY reason they do it.

Fucking ridiculous if you ask me, damn life depends on your skills. All of them not just shooting, but to think that they are allowed to just blow off the one skill which is going to make the hugest difference is unconscionable.

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High Point is a decent boat gun, you don't give loose much if it falls into the Ocean or the Salt Water eats it...

No sir, he fell into that bullet... Never argue with a stupid person. They'll just drag you down to their level and beat you with experience!!
3 years 26 weeks ago, 10:41 AM

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"Proelium Comminus Auctoritate" "Sometimes the light at the end of the tunnel is a muzzle flash."

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