Hi-Point pistols

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Hi-Point pistols

Post by mt83 » Tue Jun 30, 2009 2:31 pm

I am looking at buying a hi-point .45 has three boxes of shells with it. Guy want 150. Anyone shooting or own one of these guns. They have a nice warranty by the website but just wanting some feedback.

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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by Whitebear » Tue Jun 30, 2009 3:45 pm

Post a link to their web site, I'll take a look.

Never mind, I just found them and read up on the evaluation. Looks like one of the better plastic guns. The only negative I saw was the slide can not be dropped on an empty magazine. The magazine must be removed first. Not sure I like that but if ya think about it...... you are going to drop the empty magazine anyway if your shooting. I don't store most guns with the magazine in the gun. Not my ready use guns but the ones I store in the gun case. Maybe this isn't a negative anyway.

I am not a fan of anything plastic on a gun. Having said that, I realize its my personal prejudice and not from any negative experiences with plastiguns.

At $150 as long as it retains its accuracy and functions properly, its unlikely you can go wrong at that price. I am the worlds biggest fan of the .45 ACP as a self defense round. So your choice here will certainly get the job done. Keep in mind that while it can be used for hunting, that is not its strong point. It Will dispatch any game you need to once down and it will stop any intruder that comes in your house or car. Simply a great round.

That's my take on the gun and the cartridge. If you don't buy it let me know I "may" know some folks that are interested.

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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by Tony480 » Tue Jun 30, 2009 8:14 pm

ONE OF THE BIGGEST PEIUCES OF CRAP EVER MADE!I WOULDN'T GIVE THEM $15.THEY HAVE ALL KINDS OF ISSUES,LIKE FTF,FTE AND THEY ARE CHAPLEY MADE.

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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by Whitebear » Tue Jun 30, 2009 8:30 pm

Tony480 wrote:ONE OF THE BIGGEST PEIUCES OF CRAP EVER MADE!I WOULDN'T GIVE THEM $15.THEY HAVE ALL KINDS OF ISSUES,LIKE FTF,FTE AND THEY ARE CHAPLEY MADE.
What is FTF and FTE? I don't know a lot about plastiguns.
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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by Tony480 » Tue Jun 30, 2009 8:34 pm

FAILURE TO FEED,FAILURE TO EJECT.

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Post by Whitebear » Tue Jun 30, 2009 8:37 pm

Sounds like a NEW out of the box Colt 1911 hahahahahah Good info.
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Post by Tony480 » Wed Jul 01, 2009 8:57 pm

BUY A GLOCK AND YOU DON'T HAVE THOSE PROBLEMS.I WAS NEVER A FAN OF POLYMER PISTOLS UNTIL RECENTLEY,THEY ARE A LOT NICER TO CARRY AND THEY ARE INDESTRUCTABLE.

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Post by muffled500hp » Wed Jul 01, 2009 10:42 pm

Not a bad throw around in the glove box gun. Very heavy and very clunky. They are cheap! My buddy owns a pawn shop here in Ocala and sells alot of the Hi-Point pistols to non-whites because of this. Heck the three boxes of ammo will be worth the asking price by this time next year.
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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by JNHRACING60 » Tue Jul 07, 2009 11:22 pm

High points are cheap, but considered that we work outside in the trucking industry, it was a very good choice. It is virtually indestructable. Rain, dust, dirt, has not hurt it at all. It has been exremely reliable. We have not had any problems with it and my husband has carried the same high point for over 2 years now and through target shooting, has fired about 2500 rounds through it. Still accuracte and dependable. You can buy a new .45 high point for about 175, so the price you were given is excellent considering the ammo that comes with it.

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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by Whitebear » Wed Jul 08, 2009 12:21 am

mt83 did you buy it yet? I'd like to hear how it functions.

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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by skeeter904 » Mon Jul 13, 2009 1:33 pm

i have a high point .45 and i would definitely not use it as a protection pistol. it is made out of cheap material, and has jammed on me quite a few times. i use it just for fun at the range

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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by FP1201 » Thu Jul 23, 2009 9:11 pm

Owning a Hi-Point is like having sex with an ugly woman:
sure she'll get the job done, but you wouldn't want to be seen with her. :shock:
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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by LevyNole » Tue Jul 28, 2009 1:16 pm

One of the crapier guns made. In short a POS.
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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by hogdoggin » Mon Dec 14, 2009 9:26 pm

my girl friend has a .380 shoots flawlessly And i have a 9mm the 9mm is a pos jams every other round.

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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by plumcrazy » Mon Dec 14, 2009 9:35 pm

is it heavy enough to throw at people when it jams 8)

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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by muffled500hp » Mon Dec 14, 2009 10:18 pm

plumcrazy wrote:is it heavy enough to throw at people when it jams 8)
It's good for pistol whipping! :shock:
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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by K-mac » Tue Dec 15, 2009 7:38 pm

Cheap 45 ammo is nearly a buck a pop nowdays.
and if I was forced into a gun fight, I would
rather have a hi point than a rock.
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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by Hot Rod airboater » Thu Dec 17, 2009 4:45 pm

there a big pes of cerap beter to thow it at them than shoot it
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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by myronja » Tue May 04, 2010 11:17 pm

iv'e had my hi-point 380 for about 7 years ain't had no problems none at all loads fine ejects fine probably fired at least 2000 rounds through it and it's accurate i can hit the center of the target every time no problem paid $100 brand new.
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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by jeremy0418 » Mon May 17, 2010 11:10 am

I OWN ONE THEY SHOT GOOD NEVER HAD IT JAM NO PROBLEMS WITH MINE THEY ARE JUST TALKING SH** I WOULD BUY IT FOR $150 THATS A GOOD DEAL

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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by GeeLeDouche » Wed Oct 20, 2010 3:17 am

I dont like the hi point firearms. cheapest is not the way to go when your talking about firearms. IMO save your money and get something nicer.


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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by blow boat » Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:17 pm

good enough for an airboat gun :toothy9: and puts americans to work not the ( swiss)

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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by FinalNotice17 » Tue Oct 11, 2011 12:05 am

I own the c9-9mm bought it new at the palm beach gun show out the door I payed $175.took it home and loaded the clip for like 3 weeks to give the mag spring a little break in time. First time I shot it I had a few and I mean few failure to feeds and only 1 failure to eject. I was also using Winchester white box "which hi-point suggest not using" thru the first mag but loaded second mag with pmc 115gr ball ammo and ran fine. I also learned that they due require adjusting the lips on the mag which I did and also polishing the feed ramp in gun makes a huge difference. I like it it's a little big and heavy but feels good in the hand. my buddy and neighbor gave me a bunch of grief about it at gun range but was singing a different tune after he shot it and now wants to get one. I don't care what anyone thinks about it. It shoots flawlessly now and is very accurate.
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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by fl cracker » Tue Oct 11, 2011 8:16 am

It's a fair gun to carry on the boat and that's it, I have broke the triggers in half on one before. I would not trust one to protect my family!
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Re: Hi-Point pistols

Post by BlkHwk841 » Tue Jan 24, 2012 8:07 pm

There is a reason the cost so little. I wouldn't even touch one of theses pos. certain people but them, so after they do a drive by they can just throw it down.

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