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But then it'd look, well, ordinary.
And "ordinary" simply doesn't command an inflated price tag.
 
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But then it'd look, well, ordinary.
And "ordinary" simply doesn't command an inflated price tag.
That is rather crazy on the price isn't it?
 

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That is rather crazy on the price isn't it?
Personally I don't care for the slide. But can't say the price is out of line either. I paid that for my GSG 1911/22 with aftermarket slide and Burris Fastfire. All told the guy put $700+ into it.
 

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So it looks like they started with a real gun in 9mm then had to cut the hell out of that slide to get it to cycle with a .22lr
Same page shows a 9mm that looks pretty similar.
 
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So it looks like they started with a real gun in 9mm then had to cut the hell out of that slide to get it to cycle with a .22lr
Same page shows a 9mm that looks pretty similar.
My thoughts exactly.:thumbsup:
 
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eh looks neat i wish hipoint would add some style to their guns they already have heavy slides why not make a gun that looks like a desert eagle they could take some lessons from ati and their mp40 heck why not make a space age looking gun how much does a zinc mold cost to make?
 

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$2.17 per slide with the highest tolerance, smoothest surface, most complex geometry, 6x2x2 envelope with 75% fill, using ZA-8, since they didn't have 3 and I didn't want to play with the slides.
How much you estimate the production cost of a Hipoint handgun to be?
$35-$40?
 

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How much you estimate the production cost of a Hipoint handgun to be?
$35-$40?
Depends on how fast you need to amortize start up costs, and what you pay your help.

But yeah, I think you are close.
 

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Probably closer to $50 to keep it on the high side with all the overhead included.
 
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