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attaduck
04-21-2012, 8:49 PM
Saw the Hi Point 9MM Carbine with Target Stock and it looks good. Question: Has anyone usdd this rifle? If so what 9mm ammo would work best?

ElvenSoul
04-21-2012, 8:55 PM
Yes you can get them in CA with a BB or go featureless.

for more info try here
http://www.hipointfirearmsforums.com/forum/

stitchnicklas
04-21-2012, 10:12 PM
fun to shoot,not picky on ammo either...

NorCalK9.com
04-21-2012, 10:59 PM
I got mine and I shoot everything from redline reloads- norinco 9mm I havnt cleaned mine since I got it and I still havnt had an issue.

Capybara
04-21-2012, 11:04 PM
Turners sells a lot of them, I think for $329.00 plus they usually have the .45 ACP and 9mm models to choose from. If you are cheap, get the 9mm but if you want a bit more punch and or shoot a 1911, a .45 ACP would be more fun.

I have shot one once, not the best trigger but great carbine for the money. You can dress them up too to look more EBR-like.

hornswaggled
04-21-2012, 11:10 PM
Got mine from Parallax. Good, accurate, American made budget carbine. Check out nutnfancy's run and gun with it on YouTube.

h0use
04-22-2012, 6:19 AM
its a great carbine. i have over 1000 rounds of wolf9mm threw it with out any problems

VegasND
04-22-2012, 7:02 AM
Buy it, they're cheap fun and work with about any ammo.
Saw the Hi Point 9MM Carbine with Target Stock and it looks good. Question: Has anyone usdd this rifle? If so what 9mm ammo would work best?

russt
04-22-2012, 12:43 PM
i was very impressed with how well they function and feel for that low of a price, i dont think you can go wrong or would ever regret buying one.

attaduck
04-22-2012, 3:13 PM
Thank you all for the info.:Ivan: I will try to get, but brings up another question: how do I get it BB'd?(what eaxctly is done?) Will FFLs do and what would be the cost? I am in CA (a Place of "10 shot Only" gunlaws)

h0use
04-22-2012, 3:42 PM
if you buy it at a shop in CA most likely it will all ready have the BB installed

KandyRedCoi
04-22-2012, 3:42 PM
if u buy off the shelf at your local ffl, like turners, they already have a BB in place for a traditional mag release...if it were me tho, i'd go featureless (via kydex wrap) and go nuts, would also match my c9 pistol :D

hornswaggled
04-22-2012, 6:12 PM
It'll come with a bullet button and a tool for it that also has blades to adjust the front and rear sights.

Mail Clerk
04-22-2012, 6:45 PM
Saw the Hi Point 9MM Carbine with Target Stock and it looks good. Question: Has anyone usdd this rifle? If so what 9mm ammo would work best?

attaduck,

I don't have any experience ith any Hi Point products but I do remember a magazine article about the 9mm pistol and it said some very good things about it. Although it's clunky and hard to take apart it functioned reliable in every way and so in your case I'd assume the rifles would be pretty good too.

If I was on a budget they would most definitely make excellent survival rifles/pistols to keep with you just in case since this is the 2012 year! I'd get the 9mm versions in both rifle and pistol.

Good luck on your final decision

Mail Clerk:oji:

NorCalK9.com
04-22-2012, 9:56 PM
I agree with ^^^^

RoundEye
04-22-2012, 11:08 PM
Another Calgunner "Morphius" I think his name is has one and has brought it out to our monthly shoots in the past. I'd check with him for a true taie.

DinoPJR
04-22-2012, 11:29 PM
Ya i thought about one of these for awhile. I never knew about the featureless model version. Who offers models of these? Well if you get one OP enjoy it because I have heard a lot of good reviews! Have fun brotha

DinoPJR
04-22-2012, 11:32 PM
Ya dude if you are gonna buy it in Cali it will already have a magazine lock of some sort on it.

kalbos
04-23-2012, 6:33 AM
I have the 45 version. Trigger has a LOOOOOOONNGGGGGG ARSE pull to it. It runs on pretty much anything. The bolt is basically a huge chunk of steel.
Disassembly is a PITA and it takes a few times to get proficient at it. When you do it the first time, don't hold the rifle upside-down bc the slide weight and sear like to fall out.
Overall I am happy with it and was thinking of getting the 9mm carbine for cheaper plinking.

Yemff
04-23-2012, 7:17 AM
http://www.turners.com/engage/displayads.php

$329 this week

JackRydden224
04-23-2012, 5:47 PM
Check the Calguns market place first. There is always someone selling the Hi-Point Carbine, most of them are 9mm models. You won't regret it.

As far as I know your other choices of 9mm rifle are the Marlin Model 9, Ruger PC-9, 9mm AR and a MP5 clone. The first two are discontinued, you can find them online but they'll cost you $600-$800 bucks buy the time you bring it home. The 9mm AR and MP5 clones will cost you over $1000....if you can even find a good MP5 close that is :D