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Old 09-04-2011, 09:45 PM   #11
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A $300 Glock is a bargain. So is a $500 Sig (well, a P22# anyways). And a $100 Hi-Point is a bargain as well. I can't say that I'm in the market for one, but I might take a stab myself at that price.

Given their price point, I think Hi-Points are acceptable guns. They tend to look and feel equal to their price, and perform a bit better than that.

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Are any of these pistols new? Because i have never seen a new glock for $300, if so whats the website? As for the hi-points, I cant see trusting my life to a $100 pistol. If your using for plinking then knock yourself out.

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Are any of these pistols new? Because i have never seen a new glock for $300, if so whats the website? As for the hi-points, I cant see trusting my life to a $100 pistol. If your using for plinking then knock yourself out.

The OP said "lightly used Hi-Point". My comments about a $300 Glock and $500 Sig were intended to imply the same.

If my budget only allowed for a $100 Hi-Point, I would choose to trust my life to that over most alternatives in that price range. Taking the price into account, it's a viable option IMO.
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Donthav1 i hope i didnt offend u with my hidious comment, i used to own one myself a long long time ago. I paid $150 for mine new and i cant really recall it ever having a malfunction

no not offended at all, it seems if a person owns a Hi Point they've gotta be ready to take some sh*t from people, & i imagine i will.

i'm finding that you have to trade in your ego for the gun, so to speak.
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Sig worthy!
awesome! thanks for the props cane!
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The OP said "lightly used Hi-Point". My comments about a $300 Glock and $500 Sig were intended to imply the same.

If my budget only allowed for a $100 Hi-Point, I would choose to trust my life to that over most alternatives in that price range. Taking the price into account, it's a viable option IMO.

"Slightly used and a $100 budget is completely different. If i had a choice between a slightly used hi-point and a banged up, highly used up crap gun then hi-point it would be as it is the best choice at the time. Then save up for a better gun while you have at least some protection. Thats what i had to do years ago. I had a taurus .38 revolver for basic protection for years until i could start getting better and better quality pistols. Good luck. It all starts with the first one. Thanks, Ed
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I had one and had a lot of fun shooting it. It was too heavy and bulky to carry ccw but was reliable as a brick and twice as heavy. You did good for the price. Also, it has a lifetime guarantee no matter what owner has it. And, it's made in USA.

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Bud's lists basic Highpoints W/out any add ons at around $200 new. For that price, I'd take a chance. I have read enough good things about them & their Customer Service. I don't even find the THAT ugly. (Unless compared to my Beretta 96A1).

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that gun would not be my first choice but for the price, you did good. i would have bought it at that price. from what i have read, they are not bad guns, just not great guns. but if you can put holes in the BG with it, then it's a good gun.

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I actually copied an older post of mine from a different thread discussing the practical uses of a hi point .45.

hey are heavy as a boat anchor, beat a glock in an ugly contest hands-down, every bit as comfortable and ergonomic as the most well made brick you will ever come across. All that being said, I've only shot one of a friends and haven't owned one myself, but the one I shot simply wouldn't stop, even after being dropped in the mud and kicked around a bit for the hell of it. It was cheap. It was fairly accurate. yes the safety broke, and hi-point customer service managed to have a new one AT HIS DOOR only 2 days later.

"and that's all i got to say about that" - Forrest Gump

And if I found one for $100 dollars I would jump on it.

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