Well I had my tax refund burning my pocket a few days ago, so I decided to exercise my 2nd amendment rights and purchase my first firearm. 8) I figured with all the positive comments I've read here about Hi-Point's warranty and customer service I had nothing to lose by buying one. There is a gun show this weekend, but I decided to purchase something new in-box, since I don't know firearms well enough to tell the difference between a bargain and a 'polished turd'. I didn't want a visit from Gunny (much as I like the guy) so I posted some pics. Not great ones though, because I used my brother's lousy digital cam. Couldn't find mine. Now to find a reasonably priced shooting range for a cheap fellow like me.