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Old 01-28-2013, 11:51   #1
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Hi Point Pistols. Whats the deal?

I just recently came across a friends Hi Point .40 SW pistol. He said he paid $180 for it. I figured it must have been pretty crummy. He went on to say it was the most accurate handgun he has ever shot. I haven't shot it, but I would like to because it seems hard to believe.
Does anybody else have any experience with these guns? I wouldn't mind picking one up in 9mm or 45 as just another gun for the collection. Lord knows you can't ever have too many. I also heard they have a life-time warranty but I saw nothing about this on their website.
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Old 01-28-2013, 11:54   #2
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Hi Points have fixed barrels because they're blowback. Fixed barrel = accurate.
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Old 01-28-2013, 11:57   #3
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I have one because I got it for free. Trigger is bad , diss-assembly requires a mallet (I don't bother) warrrentee is great - covers multiple owners and they pay shipping both ways and give you a free magazines

but for $100-180 you can do worse
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Old 01-28-2013, 12:08   #4
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Ugly
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excellent warranty
fixed barrel has proven very accurate for me
best $170 ive spent
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Old 01-28-2013, 14:31   #5
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Almost everything I have read about Hi-Points is positive. However, it'll pull your britches down in a holster. Good truck or nightstand gun...maybe. I wouldn't have one but I never have and could be WRONG.
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Old 01-28-2013, 17:59   #6
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I have a C9 and like it quite a bit.
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Old 01-28-2013, 18:14   #7
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I have a C9 and like it quite a bit.
I knew you had one, never heard you say you liked it! I thought it was just a niche filler. lol
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Old 01-28-2013, 19:13   #8
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I had a C-9 (9mm) that worked like a champ. I kept it for several years, then got bored with it, and sold it for close to what I paid for it.

Not a bad gun for the money.
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Old 01-28-2013, 19:59   #9
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I own a JHP 45 and am very happy with it. It is as accurate as any other pistol I own. I paid $120 new for mine. On the range when I pull the JHP45 out of the case, the reaction of other firearms enthusiasts are priceless. Instant negative stereotyping.

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All that goes away when the target tells the truth. Quarter size groups at 30ft (best I can do). Then one or two people will ask if they can shoot it. It's bunches of fun on the range.


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Old 01-28-2013, 20:21   #10
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The ones I have seen and shot work, plain and simple. Awful looking and heavy buy accurate and reliable.

I personally wouldn't own one as I can afford a much more refined gun. Call me a snob, but I wont be trading my P239 for a C9 anytime soon.
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Old 01-28-2013, 20:43   #11
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My buddy has the 45, it's bulky and heavy but it is pretty accurate.
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Old 01-28-2013, 21:02   #12
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Old 01-29-2013, 01:49   #13
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I have the C9 and 995 carbine, both have ran 100% for me.
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Old 01-29-2013, 01:55   #14
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My old man has a buddy that has a Hi-Point JHP in .45 and offered it to my pops for $350, he called me to find out some info and I told him the gun isn't even that much brand new. He also came across a 995 (9mm) Carbine with the folding stock and fore grip, the guy wants $350 for that too. I told him he should pass but wouldn't hurt to make the guy an offer for $100 on the pistol, and maybe $250 on the rifle.
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