This is a discussion on Hi Point 995 TS 9mm carbine Pros & Cons?: MERGED within the Defensive Rifles & Shotgun Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; Originally Posted by 10thmtn Maybe I should clarify...I want to handle/fondle one before I buy... As far as ugly goes...so are my Glocks...gotta love 'em, ...
I think you will get a real kick out of the KT Sub2K. I had a real weak moment many years ago and traded my S2K Beretta (9m) grip for a P32 for my wife. I shoulda just shelled out the cash at the time and kept the Sub2000. Funny thing, when I bought it used I happened to be digging through the boxes of holsters and stuff in the shop, and lo and behold I dug out a rectangular fake leather "gun rag" that was about 18"'x10"....I have no idea what it was made for... the folded Subbie fit into it perfectly. The whole thing, with a couple of loaded mags, would fit in most any crevase in my vehicle. Even with my really bad eyes, I could eat up a paper plate at 25 yards offhand. Since then, I scored a LNIB Beretta CX4 Storm that is a total dream, but I still want my old Subbie in the ragged out zipper bag behind the seat of my truck.
But, then again, I would have no problem with a HiPoint rifle for a pistol round carbine. Their unconditional warranty has to be the best in the market... and a "fun gun" is still a "fun gun".
As for the Camp Carbine... they are great looking firearms, and I always thought I wanted one. About the same time I was playing with the KT Sub2000, one of my running buddies popped up with a LNIB Camp Carbine and challenged me to a "shoot off". I don't know what weight bullets he was using, but every round tumbled and key-holed into about a 10 inch group from sand bags on the bench at 50 yards. I punched 6 inch groups with the cheezy Sub 2K, and made nice round holes.
Some guns are just plain fun, whether practical or not!
dang, I love guns
Sorry for the highjack...
Does the Sub 2000 lock the bolt open when the mag is empty?
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Just bought mine OTD for $210.00 last month. Only have had about 500 rds through it. It worked every time. It's a inexpensive carbine and the thing really is fun to kill pumpkins at 50 yards. You'll read alot of blogs that say they are chheap and ugly. So what pony up a couple
hundred buck a have a good time.
Having worked at several different gun shops and seen the kind of cheap crap that is on the market, I have never been a fan of HiPoint. But, having said that, I have heard some really good things about their carbine and very few, if any, bad things about it.
I have held one and it really surprised me with the ergonomic feel. That was the original stock and I now see that they have redesigned it. Very nice.
I hope it is a great shooter for you and I hope it makes a great home defense rifle! Love the pics that everyone posted!
I think that the $40 red dots won't hold up very well, but if you go up to ~$100 or so, UltraDot makes very good red dots.
SOG has the new TS for 213 plus shipping. and they have last roung hold open. with a little time they can look awesome:
Looks great tj!
Just remember they're junk and wont last. So don't trust your life to that Hi Point.
whats up ape? wondered if id ever run into a HPT member elsewhere. Thats NOT my 995TS
Ahh haters are everywhere. their loss. wish i still had my ATIed 995
Just get yourself a new TS and sport it out. Then you can ATI another one later and still have less into it than a CX4!