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Postby casey_714 » Sun May 28, 2006 6:26 pm

Hey guys, I have been looking into buying a Hi-Point. The .45 acp they make, to be specific. I can get one for $130 new.

Has anyone on here ever owned any of their guns? I know that they are cheap, but I mostly want it for plinking anyways. Plus they all have a lifetime guarentee, even if you bought it from a gun show! That's a plus for me.... :thumbsup:
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Postby Smackaduck » Sun May 28, 2006 9:48 pm

I had one years ago, and they may have changed things. But the .45 then felt like a toy and it scared me to shoot the thing. I was waiting for it to blow up in my hand.
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Postby Marshwalker » Tue May 30, 2006 9:45 am

interested in seeing what other say too. i was also looking into buying one. but was a little scared from what i heard and how cheap it is.
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Postby kcduckslayer » Tue May 30, 2006 11:56 am

Why not just save up your money and buy something a little more dependable and safer to shoot.
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Postby LA.Call'emClose » Tue May 30, 2006 12:32 pm

If you are interested in geting a pistol for plinking why not get a caliber such as 9mm or .38 since the ammo is much cheaper. Just a suggestion.
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Postby jjohnson_714 » Tue May 30, 2006 12:48 pm

the rest of us have .45's and buy ammo in bulk... he's just wanting something cheap so he doesnt have to borrow ours all the time... the thing about hi-points is that they have a lifetime no questions asked warranty on them... plus even though they are cheaply made, they couldnt sell them if they just blew up in peoples hands...
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Postby casey_714 » Tue May 30, 2006 4:38 pm

Well I did a little searching, and here is a review on them.

http://www.shootingtimes.com/handgun_re ... nt_100605/

Dressed2Kill, you might want to read it too.. I don't like reading, but it was pretty interesting i suppose.
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Postby Penguine » Wed May 31, 2006 10:46 am

I own a Hi-Point .40 cal and I like it. For the price you really can not go wrong. It is a bit on the big side though. I got mine for just over $100 from a stor doing a "Not selling guns anymore" sale. Would have bought the Hi-Point Rifle but I was low on cash thanks to my future ex-wife.

Here is what I have: http://www.mkssupply.com/handgun_details.asp?Gun=40SW
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Postby Michigan » Sat Sep 16, 2006 11:47 pm

Casey, I didn't like the one that I owned because it didn't feel right to me when holding it. I will say though that they are very well built and you get very good quality for the money, so go ahead and check em out.
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Postby kg4yus » Fri Nov 24, 2006 5:35 pm

I had the High Point .45. Shot good, I run over a 100 rnds through it and never had a jamb. Only got rid of cause I traded it for a jet Ski.
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Postby casey_714 » Fri Nov 24, 2006 7:32 pm

Sounds like a good trade! :eek:

It's been since last May since i posted this, and I still haven't bought one yet!

I just need to grab $150 and go get one!
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