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Old 03-24-2012, 08:02 PM   #11
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The XD is top quality!! Taurus is hit or miss! Some are quality others leave something to be desired. They have too many models in their stable! I would say Springfield gets an A Taurus is more like C+/B-. If you can afford it the Springfield would be your new best friend. I would echo that Ruger has the best value for the quality.

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Old 03-24-2012, 09:01 PM   #12
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If Hi Point is all you can afford, then it will be ok. They are not the finest on the market, but are much better than a few of the other bargain basement firearms out there. They are not well suited for concealed carry, but for home defense or plinking, adequate. I have to disagree with the ranking that Taurus was given by another member here. I find them a bit better than a "C" in general. If you can get some more dollars up, you would be better served in the long run by Taurus, Springfield, even Kel Tec.

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Old 03-25-2012, 08:19 PM   #13
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I looked at a Highpoint once and although I don't have a lot of income I just couldn't see myself buying something that wasn't up to my quality standards. I was able to wait until I could afford a better firearm. This being said, if all I could afford was a Highpoint it would at least put a firearm in my hands. The worst firearm I've ever owned was many years ago I badly wanted a double action .44 mag revolver but couldn't afford a S&W model 29 so I bought an RG DA .44 mag, it functioned but I really didn't trust it and sold it back with loss to the dealer. I won't do that again unless I'm willing to have a throw away weapon.

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Save the money you were going to spend on a High Point and wait until you can afford a better gun.

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For the same reasons I also found myself considering a hi point. Luckily, I listened to friends that were more knowledgeable than I and saved my money. Within 6 months I had enough to get my Beretta 40cal!

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I was wondering if the .45CAL and 9MM HI-POINT handguns are good and accurate guns for the money.
Gee, I thought nobody wud ever ask

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Old 03-25-2012, 11:23 PM   #17
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Hossfly, don't let it get to you. You just have to have patience with newer guys, even I forget that at the top right of the page is a Search box.

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Hossfly, don't let it get to you. You just have to have patience with newer guys, even I forget that at the top right of the page is a Search box.
Yeah I know but jeeze
Sides, ya'll know i love to rag on hi punt questions
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Yeah I know but jeeze
Sides, ya'll know i love to rag on hi punt questions
I knew that this question would eventually catch the eyes of some smuck.
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I knew that this question would eventually catch the eyes of some smuck.
Hossfly is hardly a smuck, once you get some posts under your belt maybe you will be able to tell the difference
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