Well last night I went to my friends house since I have to work today and we had a little celabration for the 4th. When he found out I had bought a Hi-Point he said that it was the worst damn pistol that was made on the American Market. My wife spoke up and said she like it because it didn't have as much kick as my Glock 9mm. He continued to down play the Hi-Point as an unsafe gun and how it's nothing compaired to his s&W's his Glocks, his Rugars, his tanfiglio and others. I looked at him and said,but the key thing is I like it.and it was cheap. Then he went on to bash the shop that sold it to me. (now that I can handle.) He just wants me and anyone around him to think the same way he does. And I'm sorry I don't.