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Old 08-10-2011, 01:04 AM   #41
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The first handgun I ever brought after moving to Maryland was the Hi-Point c9 not because it was all I could afford it was to see if firearms was the hobby for me. Now I own many more different brands and still shoot my c9 often also have the 995 carbine too .

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Between a good friend and I we have one each of the 45, c9 and the 995ts and the only problem I have had was wolf ammo in the c9 and it was the fact the cartridge and round were to long and would hit the bottom feed ramp. And by to long they were about an 1/8 inch longer than the Winchester white box and the federal stuff I have. Other than they they are ugly bit just go bang every time... even my wife like the c9 over the Taurus 92.

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I have a hi point in .45 acp, I absolutely love it, it is cheap, it is solid, a NO QUESTIONS ASKED LIFETIME WARRANTY TO THE GUN it doesnt matter who bought it, I have almost 5k rounds through mine and it goes bang every time i pull the trigger, if it ever brakes or need service send it back to hi point they will replace all the springs and everything and tune it up to new, they also send it back with a new magazine. Hell of a gun for a 150 truck gun.

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I will chime in on this one...HiPoint not a bad inexpesive firearm. Do I own others that feel better in my hand yes. Do I trust my C-9 and 995 to go boom when I pull the trigger everytime, yes. I have tourture tested my C-9 to beat all and it only malfunctions when it gets too dirty and we are talking about WAY DIRTY!!! My Kimber while I love it is more testy about what it will eat. My Glock even more so. Does that make one better then the other? Not to me anyway. But I will say in a SHTF situation I would rather have one that eats anything then one that will take only one to two different loads!!! My bug out combo was an easy choice the C-9 and the 995 why same ammo same reliability.

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I am thinking of picking up a hi point 9mm. I have one of the carbine 9mm and love it. So thinking about a backup pistol for me and give my glock to my wife.

I also know it is about 50/50 on those that hate/love them. For those that love them my question is. If I buy one that jams a lot what do you do to fix the problems? I know they ate warranty but not sure what that covers.


I have heard more good about the carbines than i have the pistols...It maybe fun to plink around with but i still wouldn't trust my like to one
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I have never fired a hi point. I held one in my hand, and i did not like the feel and i thought it was ugly. The price was enticing but not enough to add it in with my Colts, Kimbers, Sig Sauers.

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I have never fired a hi point. I held one in my hand, and i did not like the feel and i thought it was ugly. The price was enticing but not enough to add it in with my Colts, Kimbers, Sig Sauers.
That's so funny! That is EXACTLY what I thought the first time I handled a Glock
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Best use of a Hi-Point is a truckbox/tacklebox/boat gun. Toss it in a box and take it out when needed.

Reliable as the day is long, AS LONG AS you don't use crappy ammo.

If you use crappy ammo, you get what you deserve, jams/stovepipes/Failure To Ejects.
Its like using Remington Golden Bullet .22lr's, you KNOW they're crap & going to FTF/FTE/squib every 2 outta 10 rounds...why bother using 'em?

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never owned or fired a hi point, so i can't & won't judge them. although not gonna lie, curiosity has gotten the better of me & i think i might pick one up to see for myself.

a few months ago, one of the local gun shops had a used C9 for sale & a customer asked the counter guy about it. the counter guy went on to say "oh those are junk, you don't want that, they aren't reliable, you should buy this S&W instead, etc. etc." all the usual stuff. after the counter guy finished his rant, the customer looked at him & said "well if it's such a piece of sh*t then why are you selling it in your store?" to which the counter guy had no reply

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I was told by a pawn broker that the high point pistols or well all of their guns come with a lifetime warranty no matter what happens to it. Not sure how true that is but its something to think about.

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