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5 years 42 weeks ago, 11:57 PM

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just my opinion is any gun chambered for the .45 acp less than 200 dollars is worth a buy, i sold my g21 sf and bought a desert eagle, coldfront told me to sell my g19 and buy a hi point 45 would be a good idea, and im about too, anybody out there with good and bad experiences with a hi point?

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5 years 42 weeks ago, 12:05 AM

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Their quality control is garbage, and the result is that you have some pistols which work great, and some in the same model that are as bad as Loricin. Getting rid of a known performer like the G19 for a Hi point? Take any extra money you may get and pay a shrink for an hour or so.

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5 years 42 weeks ago, 12:15 AM

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don't know why

you sold your g21sf for a DE, and don't know why you want to sell your g19 for a HI POINT??? thats ass backwards! if you're tired of glock, look into sigs. if you need cash, just sell the glock, but don't waste any money buying the Hi Point. just my opinion

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5 years 42 weeks ago, 12:17 AM

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hey reaper

always wanted a desert eagle thats why, and im not necessarily gonna sell the g19 for a hi point, im thinking of keeping both, but also thinking of replacing the g19 as my open carry gun

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 8:45 AM

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Carry a Hi Point?

Is that what you're thinking of doing? Please don't trust your life to that gun. They are fine for the range but not self defense!

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 11:08 AM

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shakleford???

ever carried a hi point and had it malfunction?

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 11:24 AM

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No

I woul'nt risk it.....Just my opion.

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 4:00 AM

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Best bet IMHO

If you need a decent .45 on the cheap I suggest you go another 100 bucks and get a Taurus Millennium PT145 Pro, I own one and it's my main DC carry when I want a 45. It has never jammed on me (1000+ rounds) plus it's balanced and doesn't get too jumpy. Plus it's real pretty for a budget gun. And of course 10+1 is nice too. My wife has the PT111 in 9mm and she loves it, again no jams after at least 500 rnds. We are glad we took the chance and bought these, for the price it's hard to beat, especially the .45 IMHO.

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 8:42 AM

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Hi Point is JUNK.

Hi Point is JUNK.

5 years 41 weeks ago, 8:44 AM

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Never get rid of the Glock 19. Especially for a High-Point! There is no comparison to the guns. Glock = Excellence. The High-Point is unknown!
Get a HP if needed, but don't get rid ot the Glock! IMHO

5 years 41 weeks ago, 11:16 AM

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I guess when it malfunctions you can throw it at them since it way so much.........

5 years 41 weeks ago, 12:00 PM

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hipoint 45

im gonna buy it in a few weeks, test it out and see how reliable it is, coldfront swears buy em and he knows his stuff when it comes to guns, not like some assclowns here that bad rep's guns they dont even have.

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 2:19 PM

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You asked

You said "good idea or bad idea?" I have never owned one nor shot them, but had a good friend that had one in 9mm & .40....Hated them. Sorry.

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 7:51 PM

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I have never owned a hi point and never will. I have shot quite a few though, and just don't like the way they feel. My buddy had a hi point .40 and it wouldn't feed hollow points which is fairly common with hi point. his frame eventually cracked. sure they have a lifetime warrenty, but why risk it. don't get me wrong, they're fine for plinking around and throwing in your tackle box or truck or whatever, I just wouldn't rely on one as my carry gun.

and if coldfront loves hi points so much, ask him why he sold his hi point 9mm carbine. I have a feeling he bought them because of the price factor, and now he's ready to upgrade.

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5 years 34 weeks ago, 9:41 PM

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Hi Point .45 ACP

The Hi Point .45 is a good range pistol and shoots decently for the price and the folks at HiPoint are very nice and easy to talk to. The .45 is fair on dependability and very good on accuracy and staying on-target (depends a lot on the shooter!) I feel that for the money, you can't go wrong.
That being said, I find it is a bit bulky and not as balanced as I would like. Bear in mind that I base my opinions on having used a range of weapons in combat and other quirky situations, not target practice, so it will be a bit skewed. I have a very large collection of both handguns and long. My personal preference as a PD weapon and for carry is a Glock 19 or H&K P220. However, I carried a Beretta FS-92 for years and years and it never once misfired, jammed or malfunctioned. I still have those also.
Good luck!

5 years 34 weeks ago, 1:02 AM

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well said... good luck on the ho chi minh trail

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 2:26 PM

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Hi Point

Never owned or shot a hi point, and hearing people say they are crap that have never shot them ticks me off, but I have to admit a 200 dollar gun can't be made very well. And as far as trading a glock for one that is just stupid. Why would you want to trade a gun with a great record for performance with a hi point, so I would prolly say not a good idea.

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 8:14 PM

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Do not use a a high point for self defense until you have shot the hell out of it and have a comfort level.

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 8:34 PM

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HIGH POINT

I had a used hp in 9mm. I bought it for 100.
I gotta say it shot very well and did not have no jams.I only ran about 50 rounds fmj through it though.
A buddy bought a new one just like it and it jamed alot! BUT they say it takes about 500 rounds to break it in and free it up.
I agree good gun for the glove box, put it in and don't worry about it!
Some gun beats no gun. Although i would recomend a little better gun if i was going to keep it with me at all times.
OOH by the way I sold mine for 150 nothing to do with the gun as I like all of them ( I own a Jennings 22 for Gods sake) just could not turn down 50 in profit!! LOL
GOOD LUCK!

5 years 41 weeks ago, 11:40 PM

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thanks for the feedback, i decided to keep the g19 and buy a hi point 45, hopefully it will live up to my expectations,in my opinion, hi points aint cheap, its inexpensive, if it doesnt work out, i know a couple a rednecks who'll gladly buy it for 60 bucks.

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 6:18 AM

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What does IMHO

mean?

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 6:19 AM

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IMHO

In my humble opinion!

5 years 41 weeks ago, 6:22 AM

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Opinion? Wow. What does that mean? I am not familiar with the concept of "humble". I wonder how that is?

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5 years 41 weeks ago, 6:28 AM

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has caught you with your pants down.

5 years 38 weeks ago, 2:39 PM

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Hi-Point = JUNK

Hi-Point guns make good paper weights and if several are tied together they make good boat anchors. You get what you pay for. Hi-point pistols are clumsy heavy and have metal weakness straight from the factory. I've had several and was so glad to find someone that was dumber than me to buy them. The last one I had I gave away. I hope my brother doesn't hold that against me.

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5 years 35 weeks ago, 12:59 AM

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Just say no to hi-point

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5 years 35 weeks ago, 5:28 AM

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I own hi-point 40. found it to have smooth action, very accurate. easy trigger. used 180 gr rounds also shot hollow point w/ease. found no prob.
but I shoot alot of black powder pistols so I'm use to the heaver guns. (just my opinion)
their waranty is great any problems they ship a new one.

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5 years 35 weeks ago, 10:00 PM

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paper weight

any gun is better is better than no gun at all,but a hi point would make a better paper weight or door stop

5 years 34 weeks ago, 8:09 AM

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I'm having difficulty understanding the manufacturing process they use that allows a (reliable) firearm to be so cheap.

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5 years 34 weeks ago, 8:15 AM

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Cheaper materials, polymers, lighter metals. less tolerance on machining, mass production. Sorry but in Home Defense "You only get what you pay for" If your life depends on it, is it worth saving $200 to $300 dollars? I think not, but that is just me.
I own Glock, Winchester, Ruger, Browning and Remington. They work!

5 years 34 weeks ago, 8:27 AM

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I would more readily have my bucket of hammers than a Hi Point. I think you missed the word "reliable".

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5 years 34 weeks ago, 1:07 PM

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I just bought my second HP .45. I wanted this one because it had a nice green finish and the mag holds ten rounds. I bought the second one because the first one has been such a good gun. I've run thousands of rounds thru it and not one single FTF and I've shot everything there is thru it. I'm still using the original magazine too. HP .45's have a nice balance and a natural 'point'. I live in the desert so it gets pretty sandy and dirty. I can't afford a shooting range and with all this desert it would be a waste of money anyway. I have a HP 9mm pistol and a 9mm carbine and they all are the same story. They all shoot real straight, every time. If any of them ever have anything whatsoever go wrong with them the HP folks will happily fix it or replace it and they send it back to you with a new magazine for free. Their techs are friendly and helpful and available. They are an American company. Let's see, a reliable inexpensive gun that throws lead downrange accurately and is backed up by an honest American company. Works for me. If any of ya'll that have one and don't like it I'll sure buy it from you. I sleep with my HP .45 under my pillow and I love my family lots. I'm sure glad some of ya'll can afford a drawer full of Kimbers, more power to you. You probably drive a better car than I do too but mine will get me there just the same.

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5 years 34 weeks ago, 1:17 PM

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Mo HP stuff

Oh, I forgot to mention..... My new HP .45 cost me $199. Yep, they've gone up in price! My first one was $125.

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4 years 2 weeks ago, 5:23 AM

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I would recommend Hi-Point only for people trying to have a throw away gun on a tight budget... Otherwise these are top heavy piles... I have heard of a few people having good luck with them and one person that actually liked this gun, but I don't know any "Professionals" that would even use it for a paperweight...

They are cheap for a reason...

Spend a bit more and get an XD, or if you really need to watch the cash get a 24/7 Taurus....

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3 years 50 weeks ago, 8:19 AM

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I do say Hi-Point are not the best Firearm out there by a long shot but i have one and i love it now let me say this if you do buy a Hi-Point make it a newer one and not the older ones they suck ass lol but the new ones are a lot nicer and they are a up and coming Comp. that will do more and nicer Firearms over time so for all the haters if you do not own one of the new ones then plz learn something about them before you just Dog something you don't know a damn thing about ! if you do need something worked on do to a broken part or just where over time it will be fixed even if you are the 100 owner ! I have shoot over 2000 rounds and not a jam at all i did have a hing fire but that was bad ammo not the Firearm . i found out about the H-Points from a Friend that works as a security officer and all the Officers are giver the Hi-Point .45 .so i just putting out the info i know hope it helps i would not sell a firearm that is nicer to buy a Hi-Point but if you are just starting out shooting for fun or need some thing to keep in the house or car for Home Defence a Hi-Point will do the Job!

3 years 50 weeks ago, 11:59 AM

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DUDE!!!! you can keep yer Hi-POING!!!
My Hi-Poing 45
wow you just changed my mind. I'll pass that on to the US Army. They'll be very intrested!! LOL!!!!!!!!!!!!

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I have 1 40 cal i have had it couple of yrs now an put a couple 100 rds through it. i have had no problems with it it has proven very reliable for me an i bought it mainly because i am out on a irrigation ditch everyday i have seen an been tracked by a mountain lion i also carry my 32 winchester with me as for critters i dont take a chance out there.

3 years 49 weeks ago, 7:46 PM

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Hi-Points are 50/50

Every1 will have their own opinions/bias/and preferences, but untill they actually own one and put enough rounds through it to know anything,its just not wise to take advice from some one who watches the military channel's view on things. Yes, I agree its not the best gun out there, and therefore not military grade. Also, cleaning is a pain, and they are heavy...

But, if you get a good one, and you take care of it, it is better than nothing. They come with a lifetime warranty, and are made in USA. They just dont have a record yet so no1 really knows as far as longevity.

I have had my Hi-Point .45 for 3 years, no jams or problems, I carried it for 2 years on my hip in Tennessee, 8 rounds in the clip and 1 in the chamber..with no problems.

IMHO..(LOL) ..Its a good gun, or did I just get the best Hi-Point .45 ever made..either way I'll never ger rid of it as it was one of my first guns, and has saved my life on more than one occasion.

3 years 49 weeks ago, 8:36 PM

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How did the hi point save your life?

By the way it uses a magazine not a clip.

A clip has neither a top nor bottom, can be inserted either way.

An M1 Garand has a box magazine therefore it takes a clip
to refill it. Several pistols do take strip clips to refill a box
magazine.

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3 years 49 weeks ago, 9:23 PM

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Anyway, as I said It has saved my life, I am in the tattoo business and it can be rough at times.

On 3 occasions my Hi-Point .45 has saved my life.

1.2007..two black males came into my tattoo shop, they werent acting weird or doing anything suspicious, and were intrested in ink..so I helped them, printed out a few things..while I was doing that one went outside the other moved right behind me (Behind the counter), I didnt even ask, I just drew my HP.45 and held it on his head, safety off ready to go...

He threw his hands up and said "please dont kill me..blah,blah blah." Anyway I zip-tied his hands and found out he was holding a taurus type berretta... He probly wasnt going to shoot me, but i didnt know that, and I called the cops..they came and arrested him..the other guy swore he knew nothing of what his friend was planning...and didnt get arrested.

2.2009.. a black male walks in and i help him pick out a simple tattoo, i put it on him and ask him to pay, it was like 50 bux..pretty cheap, he said his wife has it in the car..and goes to the car (that has 2 other black males in it, and one gets out with a long coat..really at this point I thought he was still gunna pay me, he comes in and asks how much his friends tat cost, i say 50, he says do you have change for a 100? I say let me check...when I look up he has a pump action shotgun about a foot from my face. and says, i think ill just take all your change "partna"..I could not go for my gun as he would see and i probly wouldnt be alive..so i say "no problem sir" and hand him the like 260 bux that we had in the reg...he tells the 3 people in there to get on the ground and dont get up..so we all do, I here him go for the door...i get up get mt HP .45 and go out the door

I fired the first round at the left side tire, and two more, dude, it was like some movie shit, the tire went out, it spun out and cliped another car and into a pole...there were cops right there and were on them almost immediatly..

I was questioned, and the shop has all this on video..after the police checked my weapon, they gave it back and said nice shootin.... I went and looked at the car, there were 3 holes in the left tire, that means starting from about 25 yards to about maybe 75, I shot and hit a moving target 3 times with this "Piece of junk" .lol

3.2010 ..I was comming outta one of my friends apartments, and this big black guy walks past 2 of my friends, and stops at me..and says "empty your pockets" and is pointing a black revolver at me (probly his daddys 38 special), My HP.45 is on my right hip, and so is my wallet, i tell him im gettin my wallet off the chain, and reach for it, b4 I know it we have our guns on eachother, I say "How bout you just keep goin" i guess he didnt have any rounds in it or was too scared to use it, but he just ran.

all these I didnt shoot any1, but just having it probly saved my life..and thats my mentality

3 years 49 weeks ago, 9:41 PM

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Pirate nice storys

I knew there was something there lol

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3 years 49 weeks ago, 9:28 PM

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Sorry i just noticed that..and the years down there are estimated, i really dont remember the exact date..

and all these happend in Nashville, TN, which has OPEN carry law..so if you go to Nashville, BRING PROTECTION, there are way too many wannabe broke-ass gangsters there trying to rob you.

I moved, I now live in florida! YAY

3 years 49 weeks ago, 9:34 PM

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Grew up in Oak Cliff

Now I live close to Waco in the country

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3 years 49 weeks ago, 9:39 PM

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Haha, Waco..awesome

They say that David Korresh hid a pile of weapons in Waco south of his complex that were never found..Can I help you look for em?

3 years 49 weeks ago, 9:44 PM

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That were found.

My brother was the State Trooper who
removed the dead and wounded ATF
Agents during a cease fire.

A lot about that was never on the news

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3 years 49 weeks ago, 9:52 PM

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thing on the atf website investigation that said, based on the picture of the number of weapons, we did not recover half of the guns pictured. Not that he couldnt have sold them b4 the actual battle, but there is a chance he stached another cashe somewhere nearby..they just said they didnt find the # they saw in pix..

I have hope dammit!lol

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around where the compound used to be.
Who knows ? That's one I hadn't heard

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3 years 49 weeks ago, 10:03 PM

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Hmmm...

I dont know..go to Google Maps.lol

I hear they are updated every 6 months..or, just go look, dont they have a plaque there for the agents and officers who died and got injured?

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Live in the wilderness, Republic of Texas, United States

I know exactly where it was but nothing there
I want. Too many children died there needlessly
at Korreshes hands

A little rebellion is good medicine for the government Thomas Jefferson
3 years 49 weeks ago, 10:19 PM

PirateTattooist

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maybe im just numb to the horrible world we live in, but that stuff doesnt even phase me anymore, i'd still like to go there.

3 years 49 weeks ago, 8:58 PM

Ishootdaily

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eh...

.............

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 49 weeks ago, 7:43 AM

runawaygun762

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"We're with the government and we're to help the women and children. By gassing and burning them to death".

"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 46 weeks ago, 11:44 PM

CharlesW

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were set from the inside, not caused by
the government. About half of them
died from gunshots from inside also.

A little rebellion is good medicine for the government Thomas Jefferson
3 years 49 weeks ago, 9:32 AM

PirateTattooist

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it was probly 50/50

...really

3 years 46 weeks ago, 11:04 PM

ustacould

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Hi-point

Don't. Do. It. NO. Motorcycle riders say "If you have a $10 head get a $10 helmet." Same applies here.

3 years 35 weeks ago, 5:12 PM

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Think before you leap!

I have a Hi Point 9MM carbine just for plinking around and it shoots straight and is fine but I also have a Glock and a Mossburg tactical shotgun with a riffled barel that shoots 3.5 inch hollow point sabot slugs for home protection, nothing like overkill, ha ha. Spend your money on something that has good reviews.

3 years 35 weeks ago, 8:35 PM

XDm9

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I had a hi-point c9 and it was ok for some recreational shooting and just messing around but I saved a little bit of money and bought an XDM 9 and i will tell you there is a hell of a difference. another major gripe i have about hp is they are a bitch to strip and clean

3 years 35 weeks ago, 12:50 PM

TeezyMane

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High-points are ok i guess. I have a High-point .45 i rather glock

3 years 31 weeks ago, 10:05 AM

Bum Fuzzled

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West Virginia, United States

The Hi Point is exactly what it is. A low price gun. That being said, it is not all junk. Yeh it is ugly, heavy and big. You will never take it to Camp Perry and place much less win. It will never win a beauty contest and don't fall in the creek with it on.
But. It will save your life.
I bought a 9MM just so I could take it out and try to "shoot it out". Bottom line was I started liking it. It fired every type of ammo I put through it. It cycled every time. At 25 yards it held a 4" pattern all day long.
If your buying a pistol for style it ain't it. If your buying for dead nutz accuracy it ain't it. If your buying to impress it ain't it. but if your buying and don't have hundreds of dollars to spare or just want sommething that is dependable then consider. Most of my customers buy them to stick in the tool box on their trucks or 4 wheelers or boats and tractors. They don't worry about scratching it or getting it dirty. It has a lifetime warranty and they repair or replace with no qualms. Of the hundreds that we have sold we have never sent one back to the factory. Ever.
Yeh the cost is cheap. Thats why the design is as it is. But it works pretty darn good for what it costs and the manufacturer is thinking of the little guy,s on fixed incomes who still want to protect what they have.

2 years 13 weeks ago, 7:03 PM

coppertop

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My brother in law has one and seems to work for him. When we have shot together it didn't have any issue other than being butt ugly. I wouldn't own one, but I can afford to be picky.

2 years 13 weeks ago, 10:23 AM

ohioshooter

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its up to you

i have owned 2 hi points 380 and a 9mm both shot well and never had a problem i have found most who dont like them have never shot or owned one

"I carry a gun cause a cop is too heavy."
1 year 49 weeks ago, 8:39 PM

gunner26

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a gun is a gun

for those of you who think they are shit are just rich and can afford "the good stuff" but when it comes right down to it i would rather have a heavy/ugly gun than no gun at all. and if you really think it's heavy get in the weight room and muscle up a bit. practice with it so you get good with it a gun is a gun and thats all that matters.

1 year 49 weeks ago, 9:59 PM

HampsterW

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Hi point

I wouldn't touch one with a "ten foot pole", I would bet my life on a TCP380 Taurus over a Hi point of any caliber........I guess that I am "rich" (don't feel as such) but I will place my well being in the hands of a higher quality weapon......

Change you can truly believe in comes from the barrel of a gun---------------------------------------------------------------------------------Ron Paul 2012----Vote the bastards out!---------------------------------
1 year 38 weeks ago, 8:44 PM

CobraRanger

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The Hi-Point .45 Auto

I have taken the opportunity to peruse the offerings of experience with the HP .45 auto. The majority of the entries are always referring to someone else who has an HP and allegedly it has in some way failed the owner. There very little if any first-hand knowledge of the handling and firing of this weapon, everyone is keying on the price. That's the first thing I keyed on with the other handguns out there; one buyer said 'it looked pretty'. The general consensus is if the gun did not cost at least 600 dollars and look rally neat, it ain't worth havin. Guns are like cars, they are as individual as the person, what drives good for one does not for the other. The HP is getting a bad rap. How do I know that?? I own a HP and have for several years. It's my main carry weapon and here is why. I feels good in my hand, like it has a home there. It is a solid gun and that works for me. It shoots very comfortably for me and I have shot well with many a handgun in my life and in my service to my country and not on the Ho Chi Min Trail either. The HP is my best friend, it has got me out of some tough jams due to its reliability and ruggedness, I appreciate that very much and oh yea, I get all that peace of mind for only what $169, I call it priceless!!!.

1 year 38 weeks ago, 11:07 PM

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Wow, old post

And I never got involved,guess I never gave a fuck. Good day.

i tried being reasonable,i didn't like it, NRA LIFE MEMBER,USMC VETERAN

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