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hi point carbine

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by surpip, Feb 15, 2007.

  1. surpip

    surpip 1 ton status

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    well i know hi point isen't much for quality, but what do you think of this?
    200 bucks, i have been looking for a cheap fun 9mm somthing for a while now
    Or there is the kel tec
    little more expinsive, but much better quality?
    kel tec
    what do you think?
     
  2. pauly383

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    I actually have a recent backissue of a magazine where theytested it , and it worked ok .

    I still don't trust them . I prefer S+W . Even though the S+W Sigma has a bad reputation ( from earlier production runs ) . I love mine . Light , gorgeous , balanced , and performs well . Consistently availble under 300 before tax new .

    And it has a no questions asked , they mail you a shipping label , lifetime warranty .
     
  3. surpip

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    i have to many handguns, so i am looking for a carbine or such type thing
     
  4. Jagged

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    Surpip, if I had the cash for a carbine, the Hi-Point 995 or the Kel-Tec Sub-2000 were a 50-50 for me. I would have to handle one to see what felt better.

    I haven't heard of many people having problems with Hi-Points. I personally think their handguns are the ugliest things every produced, but supposedly they work well.
     
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    I think you should get out and test slam fire... :whistle:

    Interesting deals though. Something I might not mind having if I was out hiking.
     
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    You mean bump-fire, TSGB?

    Slam-fire is a very bad thing. Slam fire happens when the bolt and carrier slam forward, and the firing pin continues onward to strike the primer. Cycle continues until the magazine is empty.

    This only really happens in firearms such as the SKS, which has a floating firing pin (no retention spring).
     
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    Nope, I'm talking slam fire. I'll bump the thread in a minute.

    I tested bump fire last time I was out. :D
     
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    I would be very afriad of any gun that slam-fires.

    I tested my SKS for slam fire when I first took it to the range. Loaded only two rounds in the magazine. Slammed the bolt forward, no shot. Fired one round, and the second fed fine.

    Testing for slam fire is good to do for firearms prone to slam-fire. However, I strongly discourage setting up any firearm to intentionally slam-fire.
     
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    the AR and AK both have floating pins as well
     
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    Dude I could never go to the range with you again if you brought a Hi Point. Get the Kel Tec.
     
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    68MUDSTUD OCD with shiny things

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    take it or leave it, up to you.

    I personally cant even imagine myself holding one of those ugly ass pieces of junk. but, on the other hand, i dont know how well they shoot for a 9mm either.
     
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    a buddy of mine had a hipoint .40, when i held that boat anchor, i decided to buy my sigma sw40p... sold it because it had too much pop, and bought a taurus pt111... those are all handguns, but the hipoint felt too cheap and hefty for what it was, and thats the only opinion i have on it... keltecs ive handled seem to be of higher quality...
     
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    If I had my choice of weapons between a Hi-Point anything and a butter knife to defend my position against a horde of charging commies, I'd pick the butter knife..............................
     
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    Damn, that says alot...:eek1: :eek1: !
     

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