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Has anyone shot one of these? I just called about one in 45 ACP, they said it will be out in February 2009, retail about $260. Looks like a good little pop gun for home or camping....
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i like them, but in regards to hi points some say this and some say that.
i would see if you could find one to shoot. from what i read for the money their carbines are pretty good, but then again this is not from an hands on stand point but from reading and listening.

for the money $260.00 what could you lose, it seems cheaper than the lcp, and even then you took a gamble.

fyi, i wouldn't use it for a woods gun unless it was chambered in 10mm.

All things considered ,even then why carry a pistol caliber carbine regardless if it were 10mm or not when you could carry a 12 or 20 shot gun loaded with slugs in the same size and weight catagory.


oh, just buy it any!!!!!!!! if you don't like it sell it or give it to me for a birthday present. ;D

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Looks cool. What mags do they take? Capacity?
 

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96GTS said:
Looks cool. What mags do they take? Capacity?
Well, I wish I could say that they take 1911 mags, but they don't. Buy a High Point Carbine, use High Point mags....maybe someone will make an adapter? I think the capacity is 10 rounds, not sure...
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their handguns have about as much charm as a wig on a concrete block, but they are cheap.

the carbines from what i have read and heard, are the saving grace of the company-- very solid, cheap, ugly to some degree, but workable.

no personal experiance shooting them, just what i have handled and read about-- my local gun shop carries them. people buy them though, i just haven't figured out why???????
 

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xenicintelligence said:
their handguns have about as much charm as a wig on a concrete block, but they are cheap.

the carbines from what i have read and heard, are the saving grace of the company-- very solid, cheap, ugly to some degree, but workable.

no personal experiance shooting them, just what i have handled and read about-- my local gun shop carries them. people buy them though, i just haven't figured out why???????
Because they are a firearm, I need no further reason, do you? :D
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My 2nd passion after shooting my Mark III 22/45 is customizing guns. Here is my latest work. I was very reluctant to buy the HP995 however after forking over $215 & and firing 100 rds I was hooked. I have fired 800 rds of WWB through the carbine with only 1 FTF which was ammo related. After several mods, it sits in the corner buy my bed loaded. It is also my favorite long gun to use for plinking, ie muskrats on my lake. I recently purchased a HP995TS that I am working on.


 

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I have owned a high-point 9mm carbine for about 6 months. It has a simple design and easily taken down to clean. I have about 800 rounds through it, and the only problem I had was w/ one of the magazines that needed the lips opened a little. It is a very fun gun to shoot and has been nothing but reliable. I was a little leary about buying a highpoint because of bad comments on gun forums(probably by people that never shot one) but am happy w/ the gun. My kids love shooting it and it is pretty accurate out to about 50 yds. for the price I paid (220.00) it is well worth it, and I have no regrets. It also comes w/ a lifetime warranty. Don't get me wrong, it is not a $1000.00 gun but it doesn't pretend to be one either.
 

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Have heard alot of good things about the HP9 carb. Hear alot of LEO's carry them in their private veh's. Thinking of getting one for HD use. Mike, PLEASE UPDATE US AS TO THE WIFE'S CONDITION. Thanks, finn :) :)
 

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I have a 995TS Hi Point. It is their latest model the TS stamds for tactical stock. It has a 10 shot magazine.
I laughed at the old model for years and called it a planet of the apes gun. I shot friends
995 carbine and went home bought a new 995TS the next weekend . For a gun well under $ 300.00
its a blast to shot, very accurate out of the box. Its a lot more fun to plink with than my 22.
The best part of the gun is its warranty---lifetime of the gun--- if it breaks send it back we'll fix it free.
Fire, dunking in the ocean, run over with ATV etc. It doesnt matter.
Also great not to have to worry about scratching a fine wood stock----- its plastic throw
it it the back of the truck and go.
 

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I'm looking into getting one of these. I just think it's be a fun acquisition. My dad has a hi-point c-9. Ugly gun but fun to shoot, and his has been reliable.
 

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I just installed a cheap rail mounted laser to my new TS. I have been wanting to install a laser to my ATI Classic so here is the change I made.

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The shroud/laser combo is mounted on one bracket that clamps to the barrel with 1 allen bolt.
 

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About 2 months ago I purchased Hi-Points latest version of the 995 Carbine the 995TS. This version of the carbine is much improved over the previous. On the last round the receiver locks open, the stock is much more rigid, there are more rails for mounting accessories, spring compensated butt padd & it has a much improved trigger.

As with my orignial 995 pictured in the above post, I have several mods planned. The laser is a cheap rail mount w pressure switch I had from a previous rifle. I plan on installing a GripPod LE to mount the pressure switch on. Today I ordered an alum full lenght top rail, charging handle & big button mag release from Hartman Tool (mold99 on eBay). When those parts arrive I will paint them with semi gloss black AlumaHyde II, get them installed & post addition pics.



 
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