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Hi point 22 21.36%
Taurus 56 54.37%
I don't know enough about either 16 15.53%
I've heard, read that Taurus is more reliable 7 6.80%
I've herad, read that Hi-Point is more reliable 4 3.88%
I go with what ever is "cheaper/less money" 1 0.97%
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Old December 30, 2012, 12:41 PM   #26
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Old December 30, 2012, 05:27 PM   #27
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They all go "BAG!" when I ask them to.
BANG every time rules the school.
That's the problem.

I prefer my firearms to go "BANG!" every time, as well. "BAG!" just doesn't cut it.
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Old December 30, 2012, 05:50 PM   #28
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Old December 30, 2012, 05:53 PM   #29
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Taurus PT92:

Bang = 2879 times
Fails = 0
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Old December 30, 2012, 05:54 PM   #30
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Had a PT1911, it was great, I carried it. I spose their revolvers are good 'nuff too. Wouldnt touch any of their other semis with a 10ft pole though, wouldn't touch a HiPoint with a 20ft pole, they are IMHO a LoPoint in firearms design.
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Old December 30, 2012, 06:45 PM   #31
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I own a Taurus revolver in .45acp with full moon clips - it has been a nice gun to shoot without any problems and I am more a traditional 1911 guy.
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Old December 30, 2012, 08:44 PM   #32
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Pick up an Old S&W revolver like this one.

It'll Probably come in at under $300 and it will outlast you! Definitely better than any Hi-point crap.

BTW. Don't think I'm some old fart clinging to what I know, I'm 25, and these are great guns!

Or this S&W Auto:
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Old December 30, 2012, 10:21 PM   #33
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While I have never shot a Taurus, . . . I have a High Point, . . .

Since you put them together as choices, . . . I'd almost be willing to go for the "sharpened stick" option, . . . but you didn't allow it.

So, . . . reluctantly, . . . Taurus gets the nod, . . . only because for me the other is considered scrap metal.

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Old December 31, 2012, 01:47 PM   #35
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Taurus makes some nice looking pistols, (I had a Judge). But I wouldn't spend the money on another Taurus and have to depend on their "lifetime warranty" to fix a broken gun.

Highpoint doesn't make "nice" looking guns. Having shot a number of Highpoint pistols and rifles (in several calibers) at the range, they all seemed to work as advertised and were surprisingly accurate.

That being said, I'd save some more money and get something else.
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Old December 31, 2012, 03:13 PM   #36
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Here comes the Judge!

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Old December 31, 2012, 05:16 PM   #37
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I have not heard stories of people sending defective hi-points to the manufacturer and waiting months to get a gun back where the problem was clearly not addressed and the firearm consistently had the same problem.
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Old January 2, 2013, 03:08 PM   #38
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Even though I had a Taurus PT99 suffer from a bad failure of the locking block, I voted Taurus. But, I'd go with a Taurus .357 revolver over their semi-autos. Buying a Hi-Point is like marrying a woman you think is hideous looking.....even if she can clean and cook!
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