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#5856304 - 07/30/15 09:06 PM Hi Point
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guns. Why are they so cheap? I know you get what you pay for so I'm assuming they aren't very reliable?

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#5856341 - 07/30/15 09:23 PM Re: Hi Point [Re: jcarring99]
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And SCCY guns are cheap to. Any experience with them?

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#5856359 - 07/30/15 09:32 PM Re: Hi Point [Re: jcarring99]
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Ever held one? Bad materials, bad quality assurance.
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#5856375 - 07/30/15 09:43 PM Re: Hi Point [Re: jcarring99]
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Never have. Ever. Just looking to buy my first handgun for me and possibly my wife.

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#5856385 - 07/30/15 09:53 PM Re: Hi Point [Re: jcarring99]
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Buy something better. A rock island, xd, m&p, Glock will be much better.
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#5856386 - 07/30/15 09:54 PM Re: Hi Point [Re: jcarring99]
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Sloppy machining is the most common issue in my experience with "cheap" firearms that are new. Sure, the materials are likely substandard but misalignment and slop is a lot more "right now" than crappy materials.
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#5856419 - 07/30/15 10:13 PM Re: Hi Point [Re: jcarring99]
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Rock island? M and p?

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#5856427 - 07/30/15 10:16 PM Re: Hi Point [Re: jcarring99]
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Those are better choices IMO.
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#5856432 - 07/30/15 10:18 PM Re: Hi Point [Re: jcarring99]
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If you're looking at HiPiint because it's cheap, you can spring a little more $$ and get a Smith-Wesson SD9V. Much better materials and machining.
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#5856476 - 07/30/15 10:55 PM Re: Hi Point [Re: jcarring99]
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SCCY are a good starter gun, stay away from the Hipoints, and the Jimnez (?) can't spell. They offer a warranty with those AND you WILL need it! I will not sell/stock the Hipoints and Jimnez, warranty or not!
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#5856477 - 07/30/15 10:55 PM Re: Hi Point [Re: jcarring99]
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The High point doesn't have sloppy machining. It isn't machined at all, it's cast from pot meatal. That's why it's so cheap.

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#5856490 - 07/30/15 11:32 PM Re: Hi Point [Re: jcarring99]
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High points are big, ugly, only hold about 9 and inexpensive.
Ya can pretty much always sell them for what ya paid plus the ones I've had went bang every time but I'm not a range guy.

That being said you will probably be happier with something else.

Saw one on FB today in 45 sell for 250.00. I think the guy paid 100.00 to much.
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#5856503 - 07/31/15 12:44 AM Re: Hi Point [Re: jcarring99]
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Look at Jiminez and Phoenix arms as well.

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#5856692 - 07/31/15 08:26 AM Re: Hi Point [Re: gusick]
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Originally Posted By: gusick
The High point doesn't have sloppy machining. It isn't machined at all, it's cast from pot meatal. That's why it's so cheap.


THIS

I bought a High Point as my first pistol and regretted it. It had constant feeding and ejection problems. Also its very heavy for a single stack gun in its class. Sold it and bought a Springfield XD.

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#5857005 - 07/31/15 11:51 AM Re: Hi Point [Re: jcarring99]
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I have a cf 380 hi point...for home protection ...its better than nothing....it ALWAYS goes bang...its a brick...but if its what you can afford....you wont be dsappointed.

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