Hi-Point C-9 pistol

Hi-Point C-9 pistol

Shooting and discussing the Hi-Point C-9 9mm pistol.

Note: Occasionally, somebody takes serious offense at this video, mainly because they are poor listeners, I suspect. They immediately get upset at the thumbnail and ANY criticism of their favorite firearm. Accusing me of being a gun snob, or one of those evil “rich” people seems to be their only lame recourse. I think what really gets them is that I have a different philosophy about buying low-end guns, which I explain in the video and have talked about many times. Personally, I’d rather give up the beer, or other luxuries a bit longer and buy a previously owned higher quality firearm for just a few more bucks. Sorry, the feedback we get is that you come here for honest impressions; I’m not going to make stuff up or come up with a “feel-good” narrative that I don’t really believe. At the same time, if you like Hi-Points and they work for you, have at it. I’m happy that you like them and they work for you.
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  1. JoJo Rumbles on November 15, 2021 at 10:35 pm

    I own one of these for home defense because it fulfills that need. It sits in a box on the shelf like 99% of the time and that’s OK. Its not for conceal carry and it’s not for everyday carry.

  2. Tim Truswell on November 15, 2021 at 10:35 pm

    I have. Limmited income do i cant aford any other gun

  3. Herrr Argus Varnheim III on November 15, 2021 at 10:36 pm

    I’d buy this from a pawn shop for $25 just for the novelty

  4. Barron Snyder on November 15, 2021 at 10:37 pm

    Well… I’ll say this, how old of a company is highpoint? They must be doing something right to make what 30 or 40 years making guns.

  5. Davin on November 15, 2021 at 10:38 pm

    if looks were important, so would your review.

  6. Anthony Taylor on November 15, 2021 at 10:39 pm

    Y’all talk all this s*** about High Point High Point to be here when We Dead and Gone it is a machine I got three of them never hung up since I had them Real Talk haters

  7. LJ C on November 15, 2021 at 10:43 pm

    No doubt it was milled from a railroad track?

  8. Andrea Whalen on November 15, 2021 at 10:43 pm

    Those are the shittiest pistols i have shot.

  9. Bobby James on November 15, 2021 at 10:44 pm

    Oh the took the place of the dope guns or throw down guns that’s all

  10. Michael Maston on November 15, 2021 at 10:44 pm

    For a pistol so reviled…they sell a hell of a lot of ’em.

  11. Денис Дашков on November 15, 2021 at 10:47 pm

    Пистолеты не красивые .А за видео 👍👍👍

  12. Bobby James on November 15, 2021 at 10:48 pm

    Jam a gunsmith they are big peace of junk they say they have less then 1% failure they first month I sent back over 39 pistol had 3 in the gun range come apart I don’t shoot them my hands are worth more than that

  13. Mike B on November 15, 2021 at 10:49 pm

    If it works, don’t knock it.

  14. fadeedodokes on November 15, 2021 at 10:51 pm

    I wonder if the people who like to bash the hipoint ever actually owned one. I’ve had mine for 12 years and it’s proven to be reliable. I’ve fired hundreds or perhaps over a thousand rounds through it and it only started to malfunction when it needed cleaning. I just took it apart and gave it a good cleaning and it was like new. I’ve never had mechanical issues with it. It’s not a pretty gun and it is on the heavy side. The biggest negative about it is that the slide is kinda rigid when trying to chamber the first round, as shown in this video. Other than that you get a very reliable gun and for a cheap price.

  15. edocega on November 15, 2021 at 10:54 pm

    Whoa. I love that paper target hahaha

  16. PhligMagtic on November 15, 2021 at 10:56 pm

    I remember a hi point is all I can afford at the time and I had a feeling we’re trying to break in my house and I was right to Intruders came in and the first thing they said was let’s rape his wife and daughter…but that hi point c9 laid both of them down… So get what you can afford and save up to get something better

  17. esiagent1 on November 15, 2021 at 10:57 pm

    To be sold in Ca it has to go thru a lot of testing. It may not have the cool factor but they seem to work. Seen them on the ranger that said for those who don’t have the funds or want a truck gun in case of an issue, it fits the bill.

  18. Throat Punch on November 15, 2021 at 10:58 pm

    If my battle buddy had a hi point i would ask for a different buddy!

  19. Peter VonArx on November 15, 2021 at 10:59 pm

    A friend of mine gave me a Stallard JS 9MM because it wouldn’t fire for him. So I called the Company (when they were in business) they fixed the gun (for free) and gave me 2 extra clips for it. So armed with 3 clips and 500 rounds proceeded to the rifle range and let er fly. It shot pretty straight so I added one of those laser optics and it shot even straighter..LOL The friend that gave it to me said it was used by a Army Colonel as a side arm (came with a shoulder holster also). I’ve had it for at least 25 years, don’t know what I’d do without it, its part of the family now.

  20. American Soldier 777 on November 15, 2021 at 10:59 pm


  21. Vernon Bailey on November 15, 2021 at 10:59 pm

    This gun don’t deserve to b shot by hickok45

  22. Cisko Fuentes on November 15, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    Dam them things are ugly lol

  23. Alex Vargas on November 15, 2021 at 11:00 pm

    @hicock45 do glocks need to be broken in

  24. RedRyder on November 15, 2021 at 11:02 pm

    It might be a little ‘Macgyver’ or ‘Red Green’, but you could probably put anti-slip tread tape on the slide to make it easier to grasp and rack.

  25. Den Win on November 15, 2021 at 11:02 pm

    I purchased one to keep in my lockbox in my daily driver. I’m often in bad neighborhoods and don’t want to worry if my car gets broken into. It’s reliable and if it gets stolen it won’t break my heart or my wallet.

  26. xXOnline RatXx on November 15, 2021 at 11:03 pm

    Hell with pride if it saves me money and and put a person down at 5 ft im ok

  27. Wayne Myers on November 15, 2021 at 11:03 pm

    I have a Hi-Point 40, I bought it when I came back from Iraq in 2006. I wanted a home defense gun, was in a bad neighborhood and the price was right. I put about 1000 rounds through it the first time I took it out to shoot and it shot well. It is a brick, but for the weight, it is well balanced and very accurate. I worked at a maximum security prison and a lot of the guys are former military, so we have fired about every gun under the sun, when I told the guys I had bought a Hi-Point they were immediately bad mouthing it, and I heard a lot of horror stories, so I told them, "Hey I put 1000 rounds through it without a failure, so are you talking from experience or are you just repeating what you’ve heard?" and to the very last, they were just repeating what they had heard. When I tried to nail it down to how reliable were the people they heard this from, it was clear they were repeating these horror stories from people whom they wouldn’t have believed on any other subject. This is a gun that people love to hate and I get it, I jokingly call it my brick and I tell people, if I run out of ammo in a life or death situation, I could just beat ’em to death with it. Now I am the kind of guy, when I shoot a gun, I clean it and these are not easy to field strip for cleaning, but that’s what I do with all of my guns. I do have lots more guns now and the Hi-Point is not one that gets a lot of range time anymore, simply because of the difficulty in breaking it down for cleaning, but I still keep a mag loaded and have it handy, should anyone decide they want to kick down my door, but to be honest I’d probably grab my Taurus Raging Judge Ultra-lite first and my Bersa Thunder .45 Ultra-compact next. I do have a SCCY 9mm as my personal carry and get ready for it, I carry a KelTec P32 as my backup it’s not much bigger than an old 25 auto but that’s why it’s my backup.

  28. Fredrick Jones on November 15, 2021 at 11:04 pm

    My first gun I ever bought was a Hi Point 9mm. You could drag that thing through mud and it would still fire. It could take a lick’n and keep on tick’n. I can definitely say that.

  29. 6776 L on November 15, 2021 at 11:04 pm

    I got an m&p shield. 40cal last night for 100 bucks and I traded a beat up marlin. 22 rifle… he only wanted 200 to start with I am buying a house and my wife said no way I’m spending 200 so I compromised with her and the seller she got to see the rifle she hated leave he got 100 bucks and a gun he can sell for 100 or 150 and I got a quality pistol that I can add to the collection of "things my wife hates"

  30. Leonard Piskac Sr. on November 15, 2021 at 11:05 pm

    Glad I got one …it’s not my only gun and it shoots fine….they sell very well in gun shops a d Pawn shops in Florida!😀

  31. Herrr Argus Varnheim III on November 15, 2021 at 11:07 pm

    Making the cheapest handgun possible should be something to be proud of
    Clearly they missed that memo

  32. El RS on November 15, 2021 at 11:07 pm

    I think this gun fulfills several functions, it is heavy, I could use it as a tool and if the bullets run out, then you throw a tremendous brick at the head🤣🤣🤣🤣

  33. jerome williams on November 15, 2021 at 11:10 pm

    when he said known for light weight 😂

  34. Frank Angel on November 15, 2021 at 11:12 pm

    I don’t understand why this gun gets a lot of hate it shoots as great as all my other high end 9mm guns I almost prefer this than my 9mm ruger!

  35. Tim Truswell on November 15, 2021 at 11:13 pm

    That is the gun i got my only one i own because i cant affored more because of my income

  36. dayRman on November 15, 2021 at 11:15 pm

    What’s so disgusting about it?

  37. Daniel Lindy on November 15, 2021 at 11:15 pm

    It’s the Sten of semiautomatic pistols. Crude but lethal.

  38. Anthony Taylor on November 15, 2021 at 11:15 pm

    I can’t believe y’all put down American-made gun just because of the price y’all sad

  39. jerome williams on November 15, 2021 at 11:17 pm

    31:45 speed reload! 😂

  40. Dismal Gravesite on November 15, 2021 at 11:17 pm

    yeah, hickock, i hear what you are saying…i do not agree. i own one and would never get rid of it. that goes double for the carbine.

  41. M K 6 on November 15, 2021 at 11:18 pm

    When mom says we have Glock at home

  42. Urika Tractor on November 15, 2021 at 11:20 pm

    i feel like the h3vr dev got his inspiration from hickok45

  43. Angel Benitez on November 15, 2021 at 11:21 pm

    Love you videos. I fully respect your opinion on all the guns You have fired question On the Beretta 92F 9 mm. Have you done a video on that If you have what’s your opinion on the gun It would mean a lot to me On your input Text me back or let me know if you made a video on that gun Thanks again and keep shooting I’ll keep watching

  44. taizer on November 15, 2021 at 11:21 pm

    You can get a canik for like 300 bucks and they look way better and run great also hold more in the mag

  45. jason marks on November 15, 2021 at 11:22 pm

    my 1st gun was high point c9 it’s a pretty good gun but a little heavy And I still have it

  46. john Terrell on November 15, 2021 at 11:23 pm

    Only for retards.

  47. Deneen DeMaio on November 15, 2021 at 11:28 pm

    What’s not to love?

  48. gil moreno on November 15, 2021 at 11:30 pm

    How much for that C 9?

  49. Sidney Daugherty on November 15, 2021 at 11:30 pm

    I like the way High point shoots. Its one of the most accurate weapons I have owned.

  50. Jamie Crouch on November 15, 2021 at 11:33 pm

    Damn thing shoots real bullets, and will kill real people. But it’s not a real gun. Really