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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 29, 2012, 07:02 PM   #1
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Vote only, no comments.

Rules are rules kids.

"Cheap" money wise for SD.

Hi-point or Taurus?

Zip it, no comments (in plain english)
please. LOL

If you had to chose one or the other which would you pick and why?
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Old December 29, 2012, 07:05 PM   #2
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Zip it, no comments ...........which would you pick and why?
Hi-Point, cant comment since rules are rules
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Old December 29, 2012, 07:10 PM   #3
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Taurus PT-92
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Old December 29, 2012, 07:11 PM   #4
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LOL, you just did.
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Old December 29, 2012, 07:12 PM   #5
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PT-92
Another rule breaker!
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Old December 29, 2012, 07:15 PM   #6
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Neither would be even my third choice.
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Old December 29, 2012, 07:26 PM   #7
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Taurus PT1911. Old Faithful,Squeeze bang , squeeze bang over 5000 times now
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Old December 29, 2012, 07:27 PM   #8
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Sig, Kimber or S&W

I'd rather spend a little more on the front end:
Ala "Things of quality have no fear of time"
"The bitterness of poor quality lasts much longer than the sweetness of a low price"
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Old December 29, 2012, 07:32 PM   #9
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I've fired and worked on both. Hi-point gets the value award.
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Old December 29, 2012, 08:03 PM   #10
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Tarus.

Not a fan of either but Tarus is made a little better. Plus you have more caliber/size choices




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Old December 29, 2012, 08:08 PM   #11
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I have had great luck with a few Taurus pistols. My favorites were the Taurus PT-101 and the Model 44 revolver. Both are 100% reliable and accurate.
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Old December 29, 2012, 08:50 PM   #12
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Not a fan of either but Tarus is made a little better. Plus you have more caliber/size choices
Tarus.


Quote:
Not a fan of either but.......
So you voted Tarus? Is that what they call them in Tex?
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Old December 29, 2012, 08:56 PM   #13
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I have never had a problem with several Taurus pistols I have or had. I particularly like the PT92 and Pt1911. I have heard their customer service was lousy, but never had to use CS. Hi Point feels too cheap and feels like a cordless drill in my hand. So I broke the rules. This is America where rules are broken all the time with no consequences.
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Old December 29, 2012, 10:11 PM   #14
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neither.
save up a little more $$$ & get something better.
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Old December 29, 2012, 11:27 PM   #15
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I have a Taurus 24/7 ds pro. Absolutely 100% reliable. Very accurate. Polished feed ramps and all the bells. However, it was one of their high end pistols, but I don't think they make it no more. Was 2005 handgun of the year, mine was made in 08 with more added features.

I carry it every day and shoot it most every week.

When I purchased it, I coulda bought anything under the glass. I'm being honest when I say that no other pistol in the store matched the quality and function of the Taurus.
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Old December 30, 2012, 12:01 AM   #16
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no one follows the rules these days.

Hi point gets my vote.
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Old December 30, 2012, 12:08 AM   #17
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spend an extra 100$ and get a gun that will be reliable when ya need it
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Old December 30, 2012, 12:31 AM   #18
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Old December 30, 2012, 01:11 AM   #19
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Old December 30, 2012, 01:25 AM   #20
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My neighbor has a Raven .380. This semi has a crack in the chamber, visible on the outside of the pistol. He continues carrying it, despite what I told him about safety and whatnot. This leads me to the conclusion that pot metal is bad for guns. I know, I may be jumping... But I'd rather jump and be wrong than ignore and be right. He's an idiot, and cheap guns *can* be dangerous.
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Old December 30, 2012, 01:39 AM   #21
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Where's the option for "Neither"?

"Cheap" and "SD" should not be combined.


If I had to go 'cheaper' ... I'd probably be heading straight for Charter Arms.
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Old December 30, 2012, 07:12 AM   #22
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Post#21

Where's the option for "Neither"?

"Cheap" and "SD" should not be combined.


If I had to go 'cheaper' ... I'd probably be heading straight for Charter Arms
I know, I did give room for leverage.

TBS, I sometimes carry a $1100, $1200, or a $1600 gun by choice, but I'm happy to carry a $400 ADL. Heck, I don't mind carrying my cheap ($$) CZ52. They all go "BAG!" when I ask them to.

FYI "Neither" was not an option on this poll sr., but thank you for your participation.

BANG every time rules the school.
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Old December 30, 2012, 11:04 AM   #23
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Millennium PT145 Pro.
I picked it up a couple of years ago with the express purpose of concealment and something in a cannon-size calibre.
As I have learned on these forums (thanks, guys), buying a concealed carry is alot like buying a house. The first purchase you learn what not to get. The second one you find what you really want in the item. By number three, you should have the purchase that you mean to keep for the rest of your days.
The PT145 was my first concealed carry firearm purchase. With a ten-round magazine and comfortable concealment at the small of my back (at five feet-six inches, that is a small back, unlike some of you behemoths that can easily pack a 1911), this has turned into one of my best buys in any category or subject. I like my cannon and fear no bad guys in my travels. Thank G-d and our forefathers for the Second Amendment.
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Old December 30, 2012, 12:33 PM   #24
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I don't always promote Taurus, but when I do, it's when it's up against a Hi-Point.
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Old December 30, 2012, 12:38 PM   #25
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Hi Point. I assume I would be buying either to use as a hammer so since the hi points are heavier they would drive a nail better.



Plus my experience with Taurus guns have been bad.
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