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So I'm pretty sure I want a hi point and I don't know why

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by Snaps, Dec 27, 2012.

  1. Snaps

    Snaps Hail 2 The King

    Apr 8, 2004
    SWPA sticks
    I keep seeing them in the one store I frequent and for some reason I have a terrible urge to get one. I in no way need another gun, I've got everything from Glocks to 1911s to a desert eagle.i have revolvers all the way from black powder to the S&W 500, yet this damn line has my interest.

    Never shot one, don't know a single person who owns one, I just wanna see how they shoot for such a cheap gun. Have I gone nuts or does this make any sense?
  2. TxGlock9


    Nov 22, 2010
    BMT, TX
    Maybe you like having variety..? Get it and sell it later on if you don't like it.. Good luck.

  3. Rick305


    May 14, 2012
    They are great doorsteps ...
  4. TKM

    TKM Shiny Member Lifetime Member

    All you have to lose is the price of the gun and the transfer fee. And the respect of your friends, or passersby. The gun store clerk, any clergy you feel you must mention this to, any satellite imaging techs you may inadvertently expose to it and the nice man at the recycling center in a few months.

    But aside from that, you should be fine.:whistling:
  5. Chainlink


    Oct 25, 2009
    Have you considered rehab? I think your high:D
  6. BicycleDay43

    BicycleDay43 00 Buck dude

    Feb 4, 2007
    Oak Grove, Kentucky

    Ya dude, it's the same respect loss ratio when you buy a Nissan Cube. :supergrin:

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  7. Bruce M

    Bruce M

    Jan 3, 2010
    S FL
  8. Please don't. Hi points are known as the swap shop guns down here that come with 6lbs of dust and are best used to keep the shape of a shoe.

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  9. Z71bill


    Feb 19, 2007
    I have a .40 S&W Hi Point carbine - it is fun to shoot.

    I was thinking of listing it on GunBroker for $5,000. :whistling:

    I almost bought a Hi Point pistol a few times - when we go to sporting events - no guns allowed inside - I hate leaving a gun in the car - hate not having a gun with me even more.

    I have considered getting one as a - leave it in the car gun.

    I know a guy that got the .45 ACP HI Point handgun to keep in his boat - didn't want his 1911 out in the salt air. He admitted that he actually liked it - shot pretty good and never failed to go BANG.

    I use to see used HI Point pistols for $100 or less all the time - last time I noticed they were $179.
  10. Then get one. I had the same questions, and that's what I did. I paid $139.00 for a 9mm one. I shot the snot out of it for a couple of years, then put it up when I got bored with it. Sold it a few years later for $100.00, and had people standing in line in case the first deal fell through.
  11. VinnieD


    Mar 26, 2011
    I have a hi-point C9 myself. It's big, ugly, chunky, and heavy, but the thing just WORKS. And for $80 I can't really complain.
  12. SiberianErik


    Feb 9, 2009
    WE have them in the same case w/the HK's..try explaining to newbie shoppers why one cost $199 and the gun next to it, in the same color/caliber and even looks a bit like it cost $1099..
  13. Redheadhunter21


    May 6, 2012
    Well my dad has a hi point and ill tell you one thing we have never had a problem with it. Got it used and its been perfect. It's ugly, it's heavy, it's cheap looking and the mags look like oversized 22lr mags. However a friend of my dad needed the money and my dad didn't have a .45 so he got it, it works great for throwing in a bag as a backup and is surprisingly accurate for target shooting.

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  14. Actually, if you watch some of the YouTube videos that Iraqveteran8888 of Moss Pawn and Gun does, they seem to kinda like Hi-Points. They have a lot of them in their store, and they love to torture them to see how much abuse they can take and still work.
  15. Berto

    Berto woo woo

    Sep 15, 2003
    Everything I've seen regarding those High points has been overwhelmingly positive in terms of function, nothing wrong with an affordable firearm that is reliable...even if it looks like a hair dryer.
  16. NEOH212

    NEOH212 Diesel Girl

    Mar 25, 2008
    North East Ohio

    I'm trying to figure out why you want one too. :dunno:

  17. grumpy1


    Jun 20, 2012
    Last edited: Dec 27, 2012
  18. Berto

    Berto woo woo

    Sep 15, 2003
  19. janice6

    janice6 Silver Member

    Apr 4, 2006
    What the heck. They don't cost anything, go for it. Cheap toy.
  20. It only cost one bill, why not. Add one in your collection. Just so you cross that off your bucket list.