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Hi-Point CF-380 Reviews

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Postby williep » Mon Dec 20, 2010 1:00 pm

Spent a couple of hours on the back 40 with my brother in law and his Hi-Point 380. The gun seemed big and chunky. It felt fine in my hand and trigger squeeze was just fine. It did have problems chambering about a third of the time. I know they will fix it as it is quite common. It was accurate enough for a self defense weapon. I may buy a Hi-Point to plink with but, I would not trust my life with one.
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Postby mooyok32 » Fri Jan 07, 2011 12:48 am

put 60 rounds through my Hi-Point CF-380 had a problem with it jamming on me a few times ,took it home took it apart cleaned it again went back to the range let another 40 rounds go with no problem's nice cheap pistol
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Postby williep » Wed Jan 12, 2011 4:57 am

Try polishing the feed ramp to prevent jamming, mine had no problem but iv only fed fmj thru it
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Postby Owenosker » Mon Feb 14, 2011 11:47 pm

I found the hi point 380 @ budsgunshop.com for $129.00 is it worth it???
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Postby Tippylove » Sat Feb 26, 2011 5:03 am

Im a owner of a hi-point how do u stop it frm jamming
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Postby Owenosker » Sun Feb 27, 2011 3:28 am

I love guns and want a good cheap pistol any suggestions???
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Postby v1rot8 » Sun Feb 27, 2011 9:31 am

Have the Hi-Point 45 and it isn't a problem. Has always gone bang when I wanted it to.
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Postby agdeforge » Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:55 pm

I'm ex-military and two combat tours and currently a law enforcement officer. I have both a Hi-Point 380 and 9mm wich I purchased initially as a way to affordably get my wife interested in shooting. Before purchasing the two I researched them both on line which I found very informative. Even before going to the range for the first time I knew to polish the feed ramp on both, removing the factory paint and finish and bringing it down to shinny smooth chrome. I also slightly adjusted each magazines teeth out slightly so the ammo would feed more easily. I have put over 800 rounds through each with no Jams and the only missfires have been from cheap Eastern European ammo. I have even used both the 9mm and .380 in friendly competition with other officers' against their personal carry Glocks, and S&W's and you could not see the difference on any target. In fact I out shot the Glocks consistantly. If you are comfortable around hand guns and not afraid to risk adjusting your weapons compnents they are a great weapon- this is a gun I carry as a back up with the correct ammo- Hollow points with no less then 127gr. and would and do use for personal defense without hesitation.
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Postby kpeters » Sun Apr 10, 2011 2:13 pm

i have owned my hi-point 380 for more than 10 years, great gun for the money. i did have some issues some times when i emtyed the clip on target, after 3rd or 4th round it jamed, clearing jam was easy. i finally decided to call Hi-point service and they told me to open up the two tapered ears on front of clip slightly, seems to cleared problem. just purchased Hi-Point 995 carbine awsome gun.
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Postby yami25076 » Sun Oct 16, 2011 10:14 pm

I Have Just Purchased A Cf 380 For Going Out To The Range On Weekends And Would Like To Know What Is A Reliable Cheap Ammo That Will Work With It
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