Question: Is A Hi Point 40 A Good Gun?

How much is a Hi Point 40 caliber worth?

40 S&W 10+1.

I wanted to purchase a Hi-Point for some time and finally did when this bad boy went on sale for $118.00 + Free shipping.

Seriously, $118.00 for a full-size .

40 caliber firearm with a reputation for no-frills, good accuracy, and solid reliability (per other reviews)?.

Is Hi Point 9mm a good gun?

The good news: every USA-made Hi-Point carries a lifetime warranty. You’ll probably need it. Even at $155 MSRP, a pistol that doesn’t go bang every time is not to be considered affordable. Or useful, at least for reliable self defense.

What does a high point gun mean?

Hi-Point semi-automatic pistolsHi-Point semi-automatic pistols are polymer-framed and generally regarded as simple, inexpensive handguns, which trade-off aesthetics for lower manufacturing cost. … The result is a heavier gun, for its size, that is bulkier and may be less aesthetically appealing than designs employing recoil operation.

Why do police use 40 Cal?

40 S&W was developed for the FBI because the 9mm failed in the infamous 1986 Miami shootout. However, the standard issue FBI pistol at the time was a . 38 Special revolver. The G-Men used a 158 grain semi-wadcutter hollow point round known as an “FBI load.”

How powerful is a 40 caliber pistol?

40 S&W rounds. The 9mm has a muzzle energy of 364 ft-lbs, while the . 40 S&W has a muzzle energy of 484 ft-lbs.

Are hi points junk?

Re: Are hi points truly junk? Of course they are junk; They are big, clunky, have so-so triggers, and they are made of some sort of cast pot metal rather than good steel.

Does Hi Point make a shotgun?

Hi Point 12 GA Shotguns.

What’s the best ammo for Hi Point 9mm?

As far as good HD or SD rounds, Hornady’s Critical Defense, Speer Gold Dot, Winchester DPX1, are all good choices. So have fun, try a bunch of different ammo to find what your gun thinks is best.

Is the YEET Cannon good?

It’s reliable, has decent ergonomics, and goes bang when you pull the trigger. The C9 Yeet Cannon G1 is far from great (or streamlined, or refined), but it’s a very functional, affordable 9mm handgun.

Why is Hi Point hated?

A Hi-Point pistol should be mostly reliable and they are sturdy enough, that’s about it. They suffer from more recoil than the average defensive pistol because they use a primitive blowback design. Being that they are blowback this necessitates a very heavy, bulky slide. The trigger isn’t great neither are the sights.

Why do Hi Point 9mm jam?

that is the cause of ALL your malfunctions, unless you actually aren’t firing your gun and are ejecting bullets manually to see if it’ll jam. The problem is when you place 8 rounds in the mag the first 1 jams because the pressure of the spring adds too much friction around the metal holding the bullet.

Which Guns jam the most?

View Poll Results: Which handgun have you seen jam the most at the range or in competition?1911 style guns13663.26%Glock, XD, H&K, M&P3918.14%beretta’s3214.88%Sig’s83.72%1 more row•Apr 20, 2006

Who owns Hi Point Firearms?

Hi-Point FirearmsTypePrivateHeadquartersMansfield, Ohio , U.S.Key peoplePresident: Mike StrassellProductsPistols, carbinesParentStrassell’s Machine, Inc.4 more rows

Is a Hi Point carbine and assault weapon?

First of all Hi-Point carbines are now classified as “Assault Weapons.” and would fall under this gun ban. According to the bill, SEC.

Are Hi Point good guns?

The Hi-Point 9mm handguns consistently go bang and have well-earned reputations for reliability. Bottom Line: If you’re light in the pocket, need a cheap gun for self defense and don’t care about anything else, you can do a lot worse (and many people have) than picking up a Hi-Point at the gun shop.

How reliable is a Hi Point?

The Hi-Point is accurate, reliable and fun to shoot. It’s heavy, but the weight reduces felt recoil. The trigger is a bit odd but you quickly get used to it. The only problem with it is that it’s not suitable for concealed carry, which is why I bought the Glock.

How many rounds does a Hi Point 40 hold?

10 Rounds40 S&W Pistol, 4.5″ Barrel, 10 Rounds, Black.

Why are hi points so heavy?

The more stout the cartridge, the heavier the slide needs to be. Hence, in a 9mm or 45ACP chambered locked-breech blowback pistol, you need a massively heavy slide. To save on cost and machining, while still delivering a reliable product, Hi-Point uses a ZAMAK alloy slide.

How many bullets does a Hi Point 45 hold?

9The Hi-Point Firearms . 45 ACP Pistol features a 4.5″ barrel and a polymer grip. The double-action pistol has a 9-round magazine capacity. Product weight: 35 oz.