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#6040401 - 11/20/15 09:40 AM Hi point 9 mm,
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Looking for info on this pistol The good or bad. Thanks!

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#6040415 - 11/20/15 09:44 AM Re: Hi point 9 mm, [Re: Wilhunt]
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#6040428 - 11/20/15 09:51 AM Re: Hi point 9 mm, [Re: Wilhunt]
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they're cheap, heavy, ugly, and reliable. It's a great starter gun, but you could also just save up another $100 and find a decent used gun elsewhere.

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#6040488 - 11/20/15 10:14 AM Re: Hi point 9 mm, [Re: Wilhunt]
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#6040508 - 11/20/15 10:24 AM Re: Hi point 9 mm, [Re: Wilhunt]
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Don't bring a Hi Point to a gun fight, it might jam.

Originally Posted By: CNN - Twin Peaks Shootout in Waco
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#6040532 - 11/20/15 10:36 AM Re: Hi point 9 mm, [Re: Wilhunt]
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I have a 9mm in my truck. It's dirty, it's ugly, it's heavy, but I pull the trigger it goes bang! Had 1 jam up in 4 yrs. Lifetime warranty and if someone steals it it's not a big deal. Got a buddy that has a Taurus, it jams up bout every 10 rounds. Like anything sometimes you'll get a lemon I guess. Plus if I ever get in trouble and something happens I can throw it at what I'm aiming at and knock it out!
cheers

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#6040570 - 11/20/15 10:53 AM Re: Hi point 9 mm, [Re: Wilhunt]
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Thanks guys, that is what I wanted to know. Fellow has one for $200. said only had 40 rounds thru it. Academy runs an ad on a S&W for $299. might need to look at it as well.

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#6040587 - 11/20/15 11:00 AM Re: Hi point 9 mm, [Re: Wilhunt]
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Stop at a gun shop, a new one isn't but $150 and change.

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#6040621 - 11/20/15 11:20 AM Re: Hi point 9 mm, [Re: Wilhunt]
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You can buy Hi Point all day for $165 in here in Nueva Mexico, don't pay $200 shop around.
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#6040629 - 11/20/15 11:23 AM Re: Hi point 9 mm, [Re: Wilhunt]
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$200 used is too much
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#6040634 - 11/20/15 11:27 AM Re: Hi point 9 mm, [Re: CCBIRDDOGMAN]
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Originally Posted By: CCBIRDDOGMAN
$200 used is too much

$200 new is too much.

http://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/mobile/categories.php?cat=268&name=Hi-Point_Firearms
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#6040723 - 11/20/15 12:38 PM Re: Hi point 9 mm, [Re: Wilhunt]
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Looks like I need to forget the Hi Point, for that price anyway. Appreciate the help.

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#6040773 - 11/20/15 01:10 PM Re: Hi point 9 mm, [Re: Wilhunt]
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At $200 used, are you sure it is the pistol and not the carbine?

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#6040983 - 11/20/15 03:35 PM Re: Hi point 9 mm, [Re: Wilhunt]
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The Hi Points seem to be liked by the people who actually own them - they are known to do what they were designed to do. Cabelas = $170. new.

On the other hand, for a few bucks more....... Look at the 9mm (15+1) Tristar C100 or T100. Made in Turkey by Canik. Google them, nothing but rave reviews with experiences like mine - perfect. I found mine used for $230.



Edited by Marc Kurth (11/20/15 07:54 PM)
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#6041390 - 11/20/15 08:45 PM Re: Hi point 9 mm, [Re: the444shooter]
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Originally Posted By: the444shooter
they're cheap, heavy, ugly, and reliable. It's a great starter gun, but you could also just save up another $100 and find a decent used gun elsewhere.


I agree with everything except "reliable". You get a good gun or a bad gun. If you get a good one, you are alright, if you get a bad one, it will spend alot of time going back and forth to the factory for repairs. (Although, I hear customer service is good).

I would recommend spending a bit more and getting a better pistol.
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