New from Kansas

Discussion in 'Welcome Aboard' started by GizzardGary, Jan 23, 2016.

  1. GizzardGary

    GizzardGary Member

    Bought my first Hi-Point today, JHP .45. I own a few long guns and a few other pistols, this is also my first .45, and I've been eyeing Hi-Points for quite a while now, finally took the plunge! Can't wait to take it to the range.
  2. sarahsmom

    sarahsmom Supporting Member

    Greetings from Las Vegas and a native Kansan! Where are you at in Kansas? I was born and raised in Wichita.

  3. Rachgier

    Rachgier Administrator Staff Member

    Welcome to the Asylum.
  4. GizzardGary

    GizzardGary Member

    Lyndon, south of Topeka. Born and raised about 30 minutes from here, native as well.
  5. Bull

    Bull Just a Man Supporting Member

    Welcome from Independence MO!... Nice to have you.
  6. duster066

    duster066 Supporting Member

    Another Kansas native here, Wichita then Johnson County. Welcome.
  7. welcome!! I drove through Kansas once. Very flat!

    Nice to have you here.
  8. undeRGRound

    undeRGRound ROLL wif Da MOLE! Supporting Member

  9. Bamaboy

    Bamaboy Member

    Let me save you some time, go back to your LGS and buy the HP 4595TS same mags same ammo and just wicked fun to shot.
    I put some wooden grips on my JHP made it look awesome and didn't ruin the way it shoots at all.

    Welcome to the HP sickness, we had cookies at one time
  10. MachoMelvin

    MachoMelvin Well-Known Member

    How is Dorothy & Toto?
  11. sarahsmom

    sarahsmom Supporting Member

    Cookies?!!! :what::what::what:
  12. Enjoy and keep the Forum posted. It's a fun gun.
  13. histed

    histed Supporting Member

    Welcome to the jungle from the Pennsylvania "Free Zone" (for now)
  14. Kansas has a county for Johnsons? It must very crowded! !
  15. Bull

    Bull Just a Man Supporting Member

    Yes it is.........
  16. GizzardGary

    GizzardGary Member

    Was able to sneak out to the range earlier today. Had a few FTF issues, all magazine-related, but for the most part everything went well. Was shooting too high at 7 yards, had to bring it down a bit, eventually did OK for the first time out. The ones off to the left were my first few shots, I think I was anticipating a heavy recoil (which was really not bad at all). I'm a happy camper!

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  17. Bamaboy

    Bamaboy Member

    Have any plans to mod it or just break it and the mags in real good first?
    Has anyone told you about the Dave Mahan rear metal sights?
  18. GizzardGary

    GizzardGary Member

    My initial thoughts were to just run several rounds of ammo through the mags (one works better than the other), and maybe take them apart, check for burrs, etc. inside (I presume the mags can be taken apart). I haven't had a gun yet that didn't hiccup a few times out of the gate, and the more I shot, the less issues I had. I will say I like the way it feels and shoots. I hadn't heard of the Dave Mahan rear metal sights, but I looked at the link, and I think that would be a good mod for sure.
  19. GizzardGary

    GizzardGary Member

    I actually looked at the 4595TS earlier in the day. For some reason, the grip on the carbine seemed a tad larger than on the pistol, and it wasn't a good fit for me (I have small hands). Still something I will definitely think about, they look like they would be fun to shoot.
  20. Bamaboy

    Bamaboy Member

    Like others have said I loaded the mags with ammo let sit and two weeks later they feed fine, loaded easier and no ammo issue's

    I also buffed the feed ramp with my dremel and some polishing compound!
    Most mags need some lip tweaking.