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Old 03-19-2016, 9:10 PM
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Thumbs up Hi Powers and P-35's - Let's see them

I searched, and didn't see that anyone had started a Hi Power thread. I've always had a soft spot for the aesthetic and history, and picked this one up the other week. The bluing is amazing, I'm still kinda swooning

The factory grips on the new ones look fantastic, but are so wide I had to order some replacements. Got these Hogue's in kingwood and am really happy





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Old 03-19-2016, 9:18 PM
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Old 03-20-2016, 7:37 AM
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Here are my two. I have always wanted a HP but never got around to buying one,,,,up until December 2015. I bought two in two weeks. The bottom one I bought from grabagun.com. Two week later a buddy at work said he had two he wanted to sell, I bought the top one in the picture. Its a circa 1980 pistol.




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my first semi-auto purchase...1989

i don't own a firearm with better balance than my Browning HP...my Beretta Cougar is a close runner-up, but, so far, nothing i own tops this one

if it wasn't SA only i'd have it as a HD firearm, that plus I would hate to have it confiscated if i ever had to use it for defensive purposes



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Old 03-21-2016, 8:53 PM
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Awesome!!

That Hi Power with the stock is something else. Must be fun to shoot like that
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Old 04-17-2016, 9:46 PM
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Always liked Hi-Powers got a couple last year.
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Old 04-18-2016, 8:38 PM
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Always liked Hi-Powers got a couple last year.


Looks great! The grain on those grips looks awesome
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Had the camera out again with the 1911's, and couldn't resist taking this.

Finally got the gun out to my cousin's ranch to put it through its paces. This thing begs to shoot the longer range targets and test your skill. No hammer bite to speak of thankfully, and talk about an ergonomic grip. Definitely a fan, and it's a pretty soft shooter to boot.

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Old 04-19-2016, 8:20 AM
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Andy I had the same experience with my Hi Power it is very accurate at longer distances. It is one of the few handguns I've had in 30 years that's able hit Steel at 100 yards with consistency I'm definitely a convert.
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BTW nice Colt
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Andy I had the same experience with my Hi Power it is very accurate at longer distances. It is one of the few handguns I've had in 30 years that's able hit Steel at 100 yards with consistency I'm definitely a convert.
I'll have to try it out! The steel range I set up on the other relatives' property has measured distances out to 25 yards. We can get out to about 80 yards so it sounds like a new challenge

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Thanks!! If it's not obvious, I'm a total sucker for blued guns
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Old 04-22-2016, 9:46 AM
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Put set of VZ pro-slim grips on.
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Mine is no safe queen. It has been carried to death and shot a bunch. I have no intention of ever refinishing it.


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Mine is no safe queen. It has been carried to death and shot a bunch. I have no intention of ever refinishing it.
Highpower, it looks awesome. That's what I call authentic character, I'm quite happy you have no plans to refinish it. Thanks for sharing
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Sold mine to my SIL a few years ago. Think I might try and get another one. Definitely one of the nicest pistols I've ever owned and shot.
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All original T series

I put original grips in safe and installed a set of Eagle grips. Shown with original Browning pistol case.


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