Interesting news Hi-Point in Texas?

Discussion in 'General Hi-Point Discussion' started by NorthGeorgiaRidgeRunner, Jun 16, 2015.

  1. Rerun

    Rerun Supporting Member

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    Didn't Deeb just retire after selling Hi-Point?

    Unless this is a new gun manufacturing venture...

    eldar
     

  2. talon

    talon the banned wagon

    Very interesting since as far as i was aware, Deebs is no longer owner. Hmmm.
     
  3. MachoMelvin

    MachoMelvin Well-Known Member

    This was posted a few months ago. I would say he may be starting the 3895 project? Maybe he will work on the lager capacity magazines as side project?
     
  4. planosteve

    planosteve Lifetime Supporter

    That is an old article but the zoning was approved. One I of these days I need to drive by and see if they're building anything
     
  5. Rerun

    Rerun Supporting Member

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    April, 2015 is not that old in scheme of construction.

    Deeb is flush with money with the sale of Hi-Point and can afford to start a new company.

    And, his step-son, Brad Hennings is available to help operate it.

    Anyone else have anything on this?

    eldar
     
  6. talon

    talon the banned wagon

    I see zero logical point in him selling hipoint only to start at ground zero with a new firearm venture. Would have made much more sense to just introduce new products under an established name.
     
  7. Rerun

    Rerun Supporting Member

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    How so?

    With a new name and new product using the money earned from a previous business venture, what's to stop him from becoming even more successful?

    eldar
     
  8. cicpup

    cicpup Resident PITA Supporting Member

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    It's called "Rich Guy Retirement". Sell your lucrative business, sock away enough to be comfortable and start a new project with the rest. Not the first time someone's done it. He might have designs floating around that wouldn't fit in with HP. Maybe you all will finally get that .22 you want.
     
  9. talon

    talon the banned wagon

    Maybe. And ive never wanted another 22 lol.
     
  10. Rerun

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    One can never have too many .22's.

    I once owned a collection that included 74 different .22 rifles.

    And 19 .22 pistols.

    Maybe, Deeb will make a new Center-fire Small Rifle Caliber carbine that emulates the infamous AR-7...

    :D

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  11. If he does, I know one of the first people where I live who wants one. I just picked up an Armalite one a couple of weeks ago, and i am trying to negotiate a Survival Arms one now. That would bring me up to 4, just need the Henry at that point. Also have one of the CA Explorer II pistols with all 3 barrels.

    What I really want to get my hands on is one of these ones by Armalite.

    http://www.gunauction.com/buy/11949804/rifles-for-sale/semi-auto-rifle/armalite-arms-model-ar-7-.22-lr.-with-custom-wood-stock
     
  12. MachoMelvin

    MachoMelvin Well-Known Member

    I have been told that Mr. Deeb had been threatened / intimidated my several federal depts. in regards to making hi cap magazines for Hi Point Carbines. And this really upset him. Now that he has no official connection to HP, it would not surprise me if he didn't start making his own brand of hi cap mags magazines, in retaliation? Who else would know more about how to do this than Tom Deeb. Making the 3895 in Texas would be a very smart logistical move since 90% of them are going to go to Mexico anyways. Everybody in the US think it's the DUMMEST move any gun mfg. could possibly make. I would guess he could sell 100,000 a year to Mexico alone? JMHO
     
  13. MachoMelvin

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  14. thundercroozer

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    Kfox right there standing in line with you,, as Melvin is to Hi Point, my fetish is the ar-7. None shoot better than my original Armalite's, but the 2nd gen Henry is close
     
  15. FlashBang

    FlashBang I Stand With Talon Lifetime Supporter

    We are hearing some rumors that he may not be making firearms out here...that he is instead building out an ammunition plant. ;) Less ATF involvement, bigger market, instant distribution chain, know worries about violating any condition of the sale to the new owners.... you can be sure that in the sales agreement he is restricted from making firearms for x or xx years.

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  16. Glad to meet another AR 7 fan. For me, the more beat up of the 2 CAs is the more accurate one of the collection, but it was also the one that needed the most work to make it feed and eject reliably. The Armalite is no slouch, but the CA prints a slightly smaller group if i do my part. Not that I bought either of them for precision shooting.

    The sad part is, I have had a few folks try to trade me for one of the ones I have, and i just can't do it. Not that I am not willing to take the trades or part with them. my wife won't let me get rid of any of them. She uses one of the CAs as a pack rifle for fishing and camping trips. i tend to use the other one as a truck gun along with the SKS or the Marlin Camp 9 or Camp 45. That way, samll game and defense are covered.

    As it is with Hi Points, they are just fun little guns to have and to use.
     
  17. planosteve

    planosteve Lifetime Supporter

    The SUP is for firearms manufacturing and distribution. He would need a different SUP for ammunition.
     
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  19. cicpup

    cicpup Resident PITA Supporting Member

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