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grimhellwolf 02-04-2009 04:56 AM

hi-point hand guns
i was thinking about getting a hi point hand gun i have nothing but good things about them in reviews but reveiws can be scewed an info

Greg45 02-04-2009 06:19 AM

hi-point hand guns
Hey, theres a lot of people that will tell you not to buy them. I personally own a 9mm and .45 hi point and there actually really nice for the price. Ive had two jams with the 9mm out of around 300 rounds, and none with the .45 so far. So yeah, id get one if i were you there nice shooters.

grimhellwolf 02-04-2009 06:23 AM

was the jam from the clip or did it not eject the case

Greg45 02-04-2009 06:40 AM

hi-point hand guns
Well i think the mag spring could be the problem, its when you have a full mag and you try to load the first round (with hollow points) it gets hung up but other than that they feed well.

dragunovsks 02-04-2009 06:24 PM

Grim, hi-point firearms are good for plinking and target practice. I have one in .40 S&W and it shoots very good for what I paid for it. It was the first handgun I bought and I originally bought it to learn how to shoot a pistol, after I got the hang of it I actually carried the damn thing. They (the .40 and .45 cal models) are quite large and unwieldly so carrying one is like carrying a Desert Eagle. They are very hard to conceal and very uncomfortable to wear.

But like I said, for a $200 handgun, they do shoot pretty good.

Also, my Hi-point will not chamber hollow points. It will fire them but they have to be manually loaded, one at a time.

grimhellwolf 02-04-2009 09:21 PM

now would any of u depend on it as a shtf gun what would be its life time with decnet manticne ps sorry for the bad spelling cant find the spell check

Greg45 02-04-2009 09:30 PM

If shtf and its the only thing you have then yes use it. But i dont consider them shtf type of guns. And they should last a very long time with proper maintenance and cleaning. Ive heard field stripping is not so fun on Hi-Points, ive yet to strip mine

canebrake 02-04-2009 09:41 PM


Originally Posted by grimhellwolf (Post 68356)
now would any of u depend on it as a shtf gun what would be its life time with decnet manticne ps sorry for the bad spelling cant find the spell check

You won't need to worry about anyone stealing it.

Sorry, I'd rather carry a rock, or the NY Times.

SGT-MILLER 02-05-2009 02:45 AM

If you decide to buy one, make sure you also purchase a small hammer and a small brass punch. You'll will need both in order to field strip the sidearm.

I would recommend getting the .45 ACP Hi-Point. Might as well get something that has some punch to it.

I would also recommend that you purchase a Hogue brand universal slip-on grip. That will help with the fit of the sidearm in your hands.

grimhellwolf 02-05-2009 02:51 AM

thx for all the help alot better than the last forum site i was on please keep it coming if there is any more

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