Hi-Point Firearms JCP 40

Hi-Point Firearms JCP 40

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Reviews: 94
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Total reviews: 94
Positive: 66
Mixed: 18
Negative: 10
Retail Price: $144.00
Used Value: $100.80
Sale Price: $130.99

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Hi-Point Firearms JCP 40 Info

+P rated High-impact polymer frame High-impact grips Durable, attractive easy-grip finish Free extra rear peep sight Last round lock open FREE trigger lock Magazine disconnect safety

Hi-Point Firearms JCP 40 Specifications

BrandHi Point
Weight35 oz
ActionSemi-Automatic
Caliber.40 S&W
Capacity10+1
FinishBlack Powder Coat
Gun TypePistol
Sights3 Dot Adjustable
Primary Uses
 
Personal Protection
Vehicle

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Fair Market Range $133 - $139
Fair Market Price $136
MSRP $144.00
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  • Highest Price: $150.14
  • Lowest Price: $139.40

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Hi-Point Firearms JCP 40 Ammo Deals

  • Legend Ammo .40sw 155gr Solid Hollow Point 20 Rounds BGS: 21357
  • $5.00
  • Armscor 40s&w 180gr Jhp 20/500 BGS: 35287
  • $8.00
  • Colt Ammo .40sw 155gr. Solid Copper Hollow Point 20 BGS: 719006322
  • $8.00
  • Cci Blazer 40 S&w 165 Grain Fmj BGS: 58002
  • $9.00
  • Cci Blazer 40 S&w 180gr Fmj 50-rd BGS: 63222
  • $9.00
  • Glaser Silver 40sw 115gr 6/pk BGS: 714002508
  • $9.00
  • Drt Terminalshock Ammo 40s&w 105 Gr Jhp 20/bx (20 Rounds Per Box) BGS: 718000694
  • $9.00
  • Legend Ammo .40sw 180gr Fmj 50 Rounds BGS: 719015046
  • $9.00
  • Winchester Ammo He40jhp Kinetic High Energy 40 Smith & Wesson 155 Gr Jacketed H BGS: 3231
  • $10.00
  • Jamison 40sw180grd Guardian Grade 40 Smith & Wesson 180 Gr Jacketed Hollow Poin BGS: 99419
  • $10.00
  • Legend Pro Trainer 40sw 115gr Pro Trainer Lead Free Primer BGS: 411558465
  • $10.00
  • Tulammo Tulammo 40 Smith & Wesson Full Metal Jacket 180 Gr BGS: 64054
  • $11.00
  • Pmc 40 Smith & Wesson 180 Grain Full Metal Jacket Flat Point BGS: 74198
  • $11.00
  • Nosler 51283 Match Grade 40 S&w 150 Gr Jhp 20 Bx/ 20 Cs BGS: 98606
  • $11.00
  • Jamison 40sw165grd Guardian Grade 40 Smith & Wesson 165 Gr Jacketed Hollow Poin BGS: 99418
  • $11.00

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Hi-Point Firearms JCP 40 Reviews

Positive: 88 Mixed: 0 Negative: 6
  • 100

    Was as advertised. Nice cheap throw away gun. It is well made for what it is and Shooting it is fun. Had a couple of failures to feed but after a couple of clips was great. Fun and built as expected for this type of gun,... I would buy again. Is a good home defense gun but would not carry. more

    November 27, 2018
    John M
  • 80

    I love the gun. It is big, ugly and scary looking. I fired a few clips through it. Federal 180 and Grizzly 200 HP. It ate the Federals all day long. It didn't like the HP's at all and each time was a failure to feed. Did...n't bother me any. This monster is picky. I'm ok with that. I loved how the heavy slide took most of the recoil. For distance, it's much more accurate than my Glock. I wouldn't want to conceal carry it. I did carry it while backcountry camping a few days open carry and it was fine by me. I wish it ate HP's, then I could use it for home defense, but now it is designated to black bear defense. more

    October 30, 2018
    Adam F
  • 80

    I love the gun. It is big, ugly and scary looking. I fired a few clips through it. Federal 180 and Grizzly 200 HP. It ate the Federals all day long. It didn't like the HP's at all and each time was a failure to feed. Did...n't bother me any. This monster is picky. I'm ok with that. I loved how the heavy slide took most of the recoil. For distance, it's much more accurate than my Glock. I wouldn't want to conceal carry it. I did carry it while backcountry camping a few days open carry and it was fine by me. I wish it ate HP's, then I could use it for home defense, but now it is designated to black bear defense more

    October 30, 2018
    Adam F
  • 100

    Product came sooner than expected, exactly as advertised online. I love that this piece was not only a preferential choice, but that Bud' s Gun Shop was the most economical: bang for the buck. Will continue to shop here ...until they're no longer. Haven't fired it off yet, but will be using for practice on next camping trip. Thanks Bud's more

    August 10, 2018
    donald k
  • 100

    1000 rounds through my baby and no failure to feed. Nose dives nothing. The fact that hi point polishes the feeding ramp helps. Now I can shoot hollow points and funk with NO PROBLEM this is my third purchase with buds a...nd won’t be my last you guys are awesome more

    August 9, 2018
    Rashad J
  • 100

    It is a heavy pistol but over all i like it

    March 28, 2018
    Shawn G
  • 40

    My first weapon purchase. Not a great gun. I balanced and kicks like hell. Not a fan. For the price.... well, you get what you pay for.

    March 24, 2018
    Stephen O
  • 60

    Good buy. Very average pistol.

    February 7, 2018
    Lloyd C
  • 100

    I purchased this gun for my personal protection. I had no issues with the way the gun performed. The gun is on the heavy side but fits my hand well & not much recoil. I put rubber tape on the grip for a better hold. My p...ersonal opinion is I really like this pistol and the best holster is a shoulder holster because of the weight. There was no problems with shipping. The gun came in good time. Thanks Buds Gun Shop. more

    January 31, 2018
    Paul H
  • 100

    This is an awesome gun, I have alot of handguns and I saw a review on youtube about this gun and how shitty it was and thought ill order it and give it a try. So I spent the money received my gun and took it out to shot ...put about 150 rounds through it and did not have one jam. This in my opinion is a good gun, its heavy and accurate. Im a big guy so i like a big and heavy gun to each their own I guess LOL. I open carry this gun with me and keep it with me when I travel out of town. I really dont know why so many people give this gun a bad wrap. more

    December 20, 2017
    Bryce F
  • 80

    This gun for the price is reasonable and after putting a few hundred rounds through it I've had no problems with the gun nor the magazine it came with and the other I had bought. I broke my magazines in before I used the... them, so out of the box cant say it won't jam. But overall it isn't bad and accuracy for the most part is fair ,I think it's relative to the shooter. more

    October 24, 2017
    Michael F
  • 100

    Picked up my Hi-Pont 40 S&W Today at Bud's could not be more happier with it The Pistol to me is a work of art it is Heavy But that Just ad's to how cool this Pistol is its Like something from Outer Space Love it Thanks ...Bud's For Getting everything done so fast Just as all My other Guns I Have Bought From you PS Worth The Money Hi-Point !!! more

    September 29, 2017
    James P. C
  • 60

    The Good. It's a great value. It's extremely durable. Warranty and customer service of the company is excellent, and in the rare chance that it misfires, it's heavy enough to bludgeon someone to death. The Bad. The trig...ger pull is very heavy if I had to guess I would say close to 9lbs, It did not feel especially mushy, but somewhat gritty and not at all smooth. the trigger pull was so hard it affected my accuracy quite prominently and I found myself checking my safety multiple times, it was so hard. Secondly, The safety, it was very hard to secure engaged and because of a lack of any kind of real edge to catch your thumb on, you often had to use your fingernail to make that final push home, and it was uncomfortable to use, fortunately, disengaging was much easier but still it felt awkward and not smooth at all. Lastly The size of the grip, it's large, even my husband who is a large man said it felt large to him, they are also too smooth and the gun want's to twist somewhat when shooting especially if you have sweaty hands. Summary, It's purely a value priced gun, and it's better than no gun. Would I want to give this to my daughter to defend herself? Probably not, I'd rather spend $80 more and get a better quality weapon, Don't get me wrong, it has a purpose, it's probably a good gun to throw in the glovebox in a farm truck or a tacklebox, but this is not a collector's item and never will be. I did not care for the gun, it just did not feel good to shoot and was traded away for something else the first day after I shot 100 rounds through it. I debated keeping it and had heard that the trigger smooths out and softens up after 4-500 rounds, but that still wasn't going to fix the sticky safety and the feeling that I'm grabbing hold of a 4lb sledgehammer handle, and just my general lack of enthusiasm about shooting it that much, before it became a pleasure to shoot Perhaps I got a dud. I still have my HP C9 that I purchased and I like it much better than this one. so yes, I'm a HP fan, just not a JCP 40 fan. more

    August 26, 2017
    Donna W
  • 100

    it works. What more can i say. Damn accurate too. The recoil is much better than i anticipated, probably because of the weight. it is damn big and bulky BUT it goes bang everytime and i actually enjoy shooting it

    June 27, 2017
    Wesley S
  • 100

    Wonderful I will b ordering more firearms here soon fast shipping for sure I love buds!

    June 26, 2017
    Jordan H
  • 20

    some one should come up with a better mag, not dependable. Please let me know of any recalls' Thank You.

    February 22, 2017
    Ronald J
  • 80

    I'm a Hi-Point fan and the JCP is no exception. It's tough, simple and accurate and it makes me smile. HOWEVER, I had to do some trigger work to clear some binding at the sear (trigger was almost unusable out of the box)..., and the mag takes awhile to break in. Bear in mind that a little TLC may be in order, and you won't be disappointed. Hi-Point customer service is second to none. Bud's great as always. more

    October 23, 2015
    Jesse P
  • 80

    Fast shipping from Buds and not a bad large/heavy pistol for the price.

    June 18, 2015
    Scott R
  • 100

    Awesome shipping great price Plan to shop here again!!

    May 28, 2015
    Kevin Deontay H
  • 100

    The gun performed flawlessly. I initially loaded a clip and shot for testing accuracy. At about 25 yards without much pistol shooting experience I felt confident after the 3rd clip I could hit a target consistently with ...close groupings. The next couple clips I tried rapid firing to see if I could entice a misfire or jam and the gun consistently performed flawlessly. Granted I only have about 60 rounds give or take through... I used cheap ammo full metal jackets and it worked great. Extremely happy with the price and performance. Totally worth it if your looking for something to carry around the woods like myself incase of a run in with an animal or just for target practice. Extremely satisfied thus far. more

    April 5, 2015
    Adam G
  • 80

    Great gun for price, once sighted in it stays true. Heavy so reduced recoil.

    March 16, 2015
    michelle p
  • 100

    this .40 is big in the hand but great for the price.It is very well made and seems to shoot fine.Ammo is fairly cheep and easy to find and that is a plus.

    March 13, 2015
    james p
  • 100

    Hi-point while not pretty, performs flawlessly. Left it as is out of the box, fired 50 through it. With cheap ammo we did have a couple of FTE's but as stated cheap ammo and last mag of the session. Higher quality ammo h...ad no problems. more

    March 5, 2015
    Robert G
  • 60

    I've had this gun for about 2 years now and I would say you deffinately get what you pay for when it comes to this pistol. The first time I took it to the range is what proved that. I took 100 rounds to shoot and it jamm...ed up on me 3 times. And it seems like Everytime I go out it jams at least once. The quality of this pistol isn't all that great either. It is very heavy mainly In the top part and the grip is made out of cheap plastic. This pistol is only something you want to get if you do not have the money for anything else. Even though it has it's flaws. It's better than not having anything at all. more

    October 11, 2014
    Joshua M
  • 100

    Awesome weapon! I fired both fmjs and hps through the gun. No prob. Can't beat it for the price. I have had the .380, and 9. Time to buy the 45 now. Thanks buds.

    May 18, 2014
    Tony C
  • 100

    Shipping and pick up went well, haven't fired the gun yet. So far, I am satisfied…...

    February 16, 2014
    Christopher P
  • 100

    This was the first gun I purchased from Bud's they handled the whole deal wonderfully. As far as the gun. I love it. Yes, i have had a few jams it's just about finding the right ammo. Believe it or not i run Blazer brass... (not expensive) and i have had no issues. I've ran a few hundred rounds and only had jamming the first few times time out while trying different ammo. heavy as hell but accurate for a starter and the price you can't go wrong. more

    February 6, 2014
    Steve S
  • 80

    I love it. Cheap its big and it works

    January 8, 2014
    krista w
  • 80

    a lot of ppl do not like this gun but the i have it is a great gun . it is a hand full

    December 23, 2013
    donald m
  • 100

    This gun is wroth more than what it cost. I hit my target at where I aimed, at the longest point at what the range had! I did not have one problems with it. Used 165g FMJ,great gun

    September 14, 2013
    arnold c
  • 100

    Takes a little getting use to but after you put a few hundred rounds down range it is is well worth the money. It is a heavy gun so smaller people may not like it

    February 18, 2013
    Michelle B
  • 80

    Only took about a week from the time I ordered for it to arrive and I live on the west coast. The gun is pretty top heavy but its not bad at all, it helps a lot with the recoil. My 5 ft. 120 lb. wife had no problem shoot...ing it. I think I would have to say the first 15 out of 20 rounds jammed. It was getting really annoying until i looked at the mag and noticed right where the nose of the bullet was supposed to feed into the chamber there was a little plastic piece that was flat. (i was using flat nose ammo so it kept it from loading at an angle into the chamber and caused it to jam). So all i did was take out the knife in my pocket and shave the plastic down at a nice angle giving the bullet a smooth inclined surface to load into the chamber with. Out of the last 30 rounds in the box not a single one jammed after that. All in all I am very happy with this pistol. Its very solid and well built. Just kind of wish they would re-design the mag to work a bit better and not look so funny sticking out of the bottom. But hey for the price and the complaints for the most part being cosmetic i would recommend this gun to anybody looking to have some fun. more

    February 9, 2013
    Matthew K
  • 100

    Ordered on a friday night came on wednesday! Now thats what i call service from buds! I absolutely love my Hi-Point, Its big and black and goes bang... oh and a lifetime warrenty! just dont use cheap ammo.

    January 13, 2013
    jeffrey g
  • 100

    para los que hablan espanol yo compre mi hipoint hace 4 meses mas o menos me gusta mucho usarla he disparado mas de 5000 tiros y jamas he tenido ningun problema el precio es exelente para el producto habra quien diga es ...pesada y muchos creen que es fea a mi me encanto y el trato con budsguns es exelente todo llega muy bien no tuve problemas y pienso volver a comprar aqui es un exelente proveedor de armas y valio la pena mi compra estoy por ordenar una xdm 40 y claro que lo hare en budsguns gracias more

    January 12, 2013
    juan j
  • 100

    IMPRESSIVE..........I have shot a lot of gun and I have to say I opened the box and seen a rather large handgun. It was kind of heavy..However shoots like a dream! All the haters out there need.to try one. I would recomm...end this product to anyone! more

    January 10, 2013
    Kyle M
  • 100

    This is my fifth Hi Point pistol and haven't had any problems with any of them. Accurate, well built (heavy) and cheaper than most any other gun out there. If you're looking to shoot at 50 yards, this can do it, but only... provided you're a really good shot (I happen to practice at that range). If you aren't a good shot, at 25 yards you'll feel like one with this weapon. Of the 5 Hi Points I have only one time did I have a failure to feed, and that was with a reload. Use good ammo and take your time aiming on the range - this is a very good handgun and the price is right! more

    January 9, 2013
    John H
  • 100

    GREAT PRODUCT AND GREAT SERVICE!!! THE ONLY PLACE I WANT TO SHOP !!

    January 5, 2013
    courtney c
  • 100

    After finally receiving my gun I was happy with the performance. It shots real well and I am enjoying it. It took awhile for the gun to get to me through the holiday season, but I am looking forward to buying from Buds a...gain. The staff was wonderful in letting me know the progress of my order and the reason for the delay. Thank you Buds!!! more

    December 27, 2012
    Kelvin H
  • 100

    Exellent product,for the prices,good quality,and real solid handgun.100{a9753a720a758a8e5b9bf5bb8327497f42b9a0b08c86f6d75b3dc7e988bfc4d3} reccomend,Thank You.

    December 22, 2012
    Milton Israel Q
  • 100

    Amazing gun. Great gun for an amazing price.

    December 8, 2012
    Gabriel D
  • 80

    I am very pleased with my .40 from Hi-Point. This weapon is very reliable and durable. The first time firing this weapon, I put 39 rounds through it and at the 40th load in, the weapon mis-fed the last round. I put 2 mor...e 10 round clips through it thereafter and continued to run into the same problem on the last round of both clips. After cleaning my weapon, I did not run into the problem again. Considering it is a new weapon, I will update of how the performance with the weapon is after I've put a couple hundred rounds through it. Thanks for this great firearm Hi-Point!!!! more

    September 1, 2012
    John H
  • 80

    First Hi-Point purchase, a heavy gun, good for a night stand home defense hand gun. Ran 100 rounds through it without any problem. For the price, and pretty good pistol.

    August 19, 2012
    Neville S
  • 100

    Have had this gun for over 2 years now and have never had a FTF! Very accurate and recoil is minimal due to the weight. Best value on the market right now. As usual the service from Bud's was excellent! Would highly reco...mmend to a friend. more

    July 22, 2012
    Robert R
  • 100

    Thanks Buds!! Good Gun a good price,, Very good weapon for the cost, reliable, durable and very good lifetime warranty with the manufacturer, in case of damage or malfunction.

    July 18, 2012
    Milton Q
  • 100

    love it it cae fast and for the price it is a great gun thanx

    July 14, 2012
    KIMBERLY W
  • 100

    first time ordering from Bud's... placed order on monday recieved the gun on thursday... put 50 rnds thru it right out the box with no FTF and no issues... accuracy was not an issue either.... the weight of the gun was p...erfect for me as i am a big guy... i will be purchasing from Bud's again... flawless transaction superb service.... quality product...... more

    June 18, 2012
    MICHAEL W
  • 100

    This was my first purchase from Bud's and the transaction was sweet. The pistol is huge but shoots like a champ. If you plan on using this weapon for home defense, the good thing is that if you run out of ammo you can be...at someone with it. It is that huge. more

    June 15, 2012
    Randy S
  • 100

    i got my gun today and i love it a great gun for the price, and i had it in two days now thats what i call fast service thanks buds will be making my next purchase soon.

    April 5, 2012
    michael k
  • 100

    Great gun great price thanks

    March 23, 2012
    Jimmy M
  • 80

    Good deals ... good people.

    March 7, 2012
    Allen T
  • 60

    Buds rocks as usual. No issues with ordering and delivery. As has been stated before, this is a heavy gun. It is very clunky but it shoots just fine. If you are in the market to add a cheap truck gun then this is not a b...ad option. It is not pretty, but it will go bang every time. When compared to other brands, this is about 40{34bae5d97fd345fbd2efa2b7ce884f0f280a424cf224d0d8ebe8b5226f699451} larger and the same ratio in weight. For the price, try it yourself and you will see. I would not own another one but I am going to keep this one. Never know when it might come in handy. more

    March 7, 2012
    James B
  • 100

    i bought this gun over christmas along with 2 for other family members had them with in 5 days. thanks buds gun shop the gun works flawlessly it is a little picky when it comes to ammo acc. wise but feeds all brands of a...mmo with no jamming. more

    March 2, 2012
    timothy k
  • 100

    THIS GUN IS GREAT. VERY ACCURATE AND SHOOTS WELL. I SHOT 100 ROUNDS THE FIRST DAY AND IT DIDNT JAM UP OR ANYTHING. IM VERY HAPPY.

    February 20, 2012
    MICHAEL W
  • 100

    Extremely happy. Admittedly, at this price, my expectations

    February 2, 2012
    Tyrell A
  • 100

    I love this gun took it out frist thing this moring and it worked prefect. The hefft of the gun is good for a big guy like me.

    January 31, 2012
    Quinn T
  • 100

    very nice!! As described! Very good service and fast shipping!

    January 25, 2012
    Josh H
  • 100

    Got the gun the other day shipping was good. Great service by Buds. Ignored any skeptics and bought this gun and I dont regret it one bit . When I first saw it yeah its a large gun but no one said its a compact its heavy... but make the thing crazy accurate i think cause it positions right back where you were aiming. I have shot the glock 23 and its not close to the accuracy. The gun fits perfect in my shoulder holster and the operation of the weapon is great. For $160 its a steal I love the gun, why pay $200 more another gun that does the exact thing. Great gun would recommend it to anyone, love the red and yellow sights, much better than the 1911 white sights. Just be cautious if you have small hands if so the 9mm fits in hand beautifully! more

    January 14, 2012
    Kevin G
  • 100

    This gun shot extremely well right out of the box. I would definantly recommend this gun to any first time buyers out there on the fence. Hi-points are actually a very reliable weapon (they also look way better in your h...and than on the website). gun snobs will tell you that they suck, theyre heavy and theyre ugly. Well they are heavy, about 2 lbs, but this has some pros, the biggest being the weight of the gun actually reduces recoil signifcantly. A 14 year old girl could shoot this gun and be accurate as hell! I love this gun and will be back to buy the 9 mm soon for my CCW. more

    January 10, 2012
    Charlie K
  • 100

    I purchased this gun and all I can say its a great gun for the price. The gun is heay but I knew that before I purchased the gun. Buds was great to deal with and the shipping was fast. I will use Buds for future purchase...s. more

    January 1, 2012
    George D
  • 100

    Straight out of the box and shoots straight as can be. Great price screw those gun snobs that bash Hi-point outstanding product for an outstanding price

    December 30, 2011
    George S
  • 100

    The gun looks good, finish is nice, delivery was fairly good

    December 29, 2011
    cequan p
  • 100

    You will not get a better pistol for the money. This Hi-Point is just as reliable and more accurate than my Glock; which cost nearly $400 more. Now, if your making your decision based on appearance, then this Hi-Point is... not for you. This thing is built like a tank: big, heavy and ugly. If your looking for an accurate, affordable and relaible piece, then stop thinking and buy this gun. Out of the box it was all over a 6x6 target at 40yds, which is where I typically test a rifle from. I was also shooting cheap TulAmmo, which my Glock hates, but this Hi-Point cycled right through 30 rds. with no problems. Also, Buds was great as usual. more

    December 10, 2011
    Nathan H
  • 20

    big brick is what it is. for the $ you it shoots. but expect anything awesome about it.

    October 7, 2011
    jesse w
  • 100

    This is a great gun for the money. Accurate, fun to shoot and never offered to jam. Then add on the fact it was made in the USA and has a lifetime warranty and you can't lose. Is heavy and looks like a tank but I really ...like it. more

    September 23, 2011
    Larry K
  • 80

    Out of the box , I hated this gun. It was heavy, clumsy and it felt 'plasticky'.. I stopped at the local Wal Mart on the way home and picked up a box of Tula 40 S&W ammo for 12 bucks.. I loaded the mag, hating this gun. ...cycled a round pulled the trigger and thought' it wasn't so bad', shot that box of Ammo , went back for another thinking ' this gun is great'. very accurate, heavy enough to steady us old codgers, and goes bang without incident every time I pull the trigger. I wouldn't want to carry it, but for the nightstand or in my truck, or at hte range it is fine! Yes, it is very reliable. I have 150 rounds of cheap ammo through it without a single problem. i have hit the lid from a spray paint can every time in my back yard at 25 yards . As for Buds. On a fixed income, I put this on layaway. After i made the last payment, the Pistol arrived at my local FFL three days later. couldn't be happier. Good Job Hi Point and Good Job To BudsGunShop!!!I gave 4 stars only because of the bulk, otherwise it is a great shooter!! more

    September 18, 2011
    david m
  • 100

    Buds was perfect as usual, I have bought 2 different orders and a total of 4 firearms and all arrived as described. As for the Hi-point it is what it is, a cheap gun that performs well for it's price! It's no Ruger,sig o...r Kimber but if you use decent ammo and polish the feed ramp it is reliable and accurate with minimal recoil due to the weight! Like Boris the Blade says "Heavy is Good!! If the gun don't work you can always hit em with it!!" more

    September 13, 2011
    Jeromy W
  • 100

    What can I say this was my first hand gun purchase via online and for 159 bucks I was totally wowed having handled, shot, and carried both Glocks and XDs I thought I knew what to expect especially after hearing the gun s...nobs bash Hi-piont but let me tell you…. yes its 3 lbs yes its big and yes its bulky . But it shoots like a dream, is accurate to a point, and the recoil is so minimal you can anticipate it adjust and take on center mass with ease BUDs was awesome about the sale and my transfer was on $30 I run only remmington FMJs but I’ve put 300 rounds through it in the last 6 days at the range not a single jam not a single miss I clean and oil it after every session I can guarantee you 2 things in and intruder breaks in to my home I’ll STOP him and I’ll be back for another pistol! BUY THIS GUN DON’T LISTEN TO THE SNOBS!! JAMES from PHILADELPHIA PA more

    September 8, 2011
    matthew r
  • 80

    What can I say.... a .40 S&W for 160 bucks. It's big, it's heavy but that is not a bad thing. The weight reduces recoil to that of my 380. No it's not a concealed carry gun. It's a 3 AM intruder in your home gun. It's a ...protect your family and property during civil unrest gun. As for reliability. I sent 2 full mags downrange without a single jam or misfire. Using quality LE ammo. Only issue is ONE MAG. because of that I am giving it 4 out of 5 stars As for BUDS as usual they are great. WIll be back for my 12Ga and my BFR .500 Magnum more

    August 21, 2011
    Barbara F
  • 20

    First purchase from Bud's was this HiPoint 40cal out of the box i discovered its too heavy you could make a full humvee out of its weight is steel. my second problem is i carried this gun on duty for my private security ...job and my first night on the job on the first day with this gun I came under fire from an armed intruder and it double fed 2 bullets into the chamber and almost cost me my life i have a wife and a baby on the way and they almost lost me due to this gun thank god for partners he saved my life. I took it to the range 4 days later to test it in a non combat situation and it double fed 20 times in the process of 10 magazines but it is very accurate when it doesn't jam or mess up. A tip from an expert marksman in the army DO NOT PURCHASE FOR PROTECTION !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! great target gun though more

    August 18, 2011
    james w
  • 100

    First purchase from Bud's was this HP 40cal. These Kentucky folks are awesome !! Ordered it on Thursday, delivered to my FFL on Tuesday !! Love the new toy !! Shoots straight !! Ugly, solid and reliable, Need same in gir...lfriend ... Ha. more

    June 24, 2011
    Phil R
  • 100

    This is an excellent buy. Put about 100rds through it with no jams or other problems and I will buy from them and from Bud's again. I am convinced those that give hi-point bad reviews are gun snobs. This may not be a Rug...er or other more well known pistol but it is well made and fun ti shoot. more

    June 11, 2011
    Kris S
  • 100

    heavy pot metal ...but is accurate and so far reliable after 250 rds of remington umc. seems like a good deal so far

    May 27, 2011
    daniel d
  • 100

    Great pistol!I bought the Hi point polymer plastic 40 cal s/wpistol.I was amazed at the high quality craftmanship just as well made as a Glock.Every part fits perfect and smooth slide and great placement of mag release a...nd safety.Buds guns fast shipper i got my pistol within 2 days and smooth transfer between Buds gun and The Gun Store Las Vegas,NV. more

    May 13, 2011
    curtis f
  • 100

    Bought the 10 shot a few months back. Just gets better with

    May 11, 2011
    wayne p
  • 100

    All I can say is WOW! I have a conceal carry permit and I've

    May 9, 2011
    wayne p
  • 100

    For the price, this gun is AWESOME!!!! The size reminds me of a Desert Eagle. If you are looking for an inexpensive fun gun, I highly recommend. And Buds is very reliable and they ship FAST!!!!

    May 3, 2011
    Jeff M
  • 100

    Firstly, Buds was great. Secondly and on topic, the "Hi-Point JCP .40 Smith & Wesson" is a great pistol. Cost, excellent. Accuracy, excellent (Targets where 35yards to 50yards). Surplus Ammo, No problems (350rnds of Tul...a). Weight vs. Recoil, beautiful match (I'll leave the compact pistols for my wife and daughters). Accessories, the "ghost ring" is ok. If the "ghost ring" was of a more solid material I would rate it better. So the "ghost ring" is just that, an accessory and not a major part to the pistol. more

    March 6, 2011
    Ibrahim N
  • 100

    Gun is great and love shooting it. 300 rounds of cheap ammo from Wal-Mart and hollowpoints with no problems. Did sand the magazines edges down and no feed or jams. Gun is stiff when new, but after 100 rounds it starts to... loosen up. Mags get better with each loading and I let them set full for several days at a time. Gun is for home security and I feel comfortable about depending on it. Learn to use your gun even if it is inexpensive. more

    February 10, 2011
    Andy F
  • 20

    POS. Jams first and second round. OK until last round, which jams. I purchased 3 additional factory mags which produced the same results. If you search the net you will see this is a common problem with Hi Point guns. Th...eir mags are garbage... Spend a few bucks more and get a quality firearm. I wish I would have. I contacted Buds about this and they pretty much told me to F off. Never buying from Bud's again. They don't stand behind what they sell. They know this product is S***, but they continue to sell it. nuf said. RESPONSE BY BUDS: We sell a significant amount of Hi-Point firearms and the majority of customer reviews are 4 or 5 star. We would never knowingly sell defective firearms, but with the volume we do there will occasionally be problems with any manufacturer. You pay for a warranty when you get a new firearm, Hi-Point will take care of any problems. more

    September 1, 2010
    Richard D
  • 20

    i put 200 rounds thru my hi point the first 100 rounds no jams, then the next 100 it kept jamming. it rattles when held trigger not smooth or consistent. you get wat you pay for To put it this way if a criminal came in m...y house pointed this gun at me i would feel confident that i could beat him and the gun would jam irts rolling the dice. i sold mine for 80 today no gun shop would buy it buds only gives you 50 bucks think about that. i read the reviews and heard good things but that did not work for me. stay away and spend the extra for your familys safety if you need to use a weapon, buds shipping was great though. more

    August 10, 2010
    dejuan p
  • 80

    good for the price. I bought this gun as a wedding gift for my friend and have had the chance numerous times to shoot it. Here is what i have found; This gun is surprisingly accurate, more so than my springfield 5" BBL X...D40 tactical was. actually a lot more accurate. This gun is heavy. it is a tank. the finish is not refined, but for the price you cant expect much. it seems very solid, BIG and I can't imagine it ever breaking. The trigger pull is monstrous. Compared to a glock, springfield or even any double action revolver I have ever shot, this has the heaviest trigger pull. The magazine release is also very heavy. you really have to mean it when you operate this gun. For the price you really can't do any better. you might get lucky buying something used, but not likely. at about a third or even less the cost of the competition, this is a winner. more

    June 2, 2010
    Preston M
  • 100

    Awesome service Buds is the best my pistol arrived in just a matter of days i will defenitly recommend to anyone i know that wants to buy a firearm fast delivery everything went great as far as the transaction and as far... as everything you guys are everything you say you are simply the best !!! more

    March 19, 2010
    christina m
  • 80

    I just came back from the range with this gun that I just received from Bud's. It was loose in my medium to large glove-size hands and it seemed uncontrollable as it is HEAVY! I wrapped the grip with a rubbery grip wrap ...for a bow and what a difference. This shoots extremely well for $160! I will keep it in the truck locked and loaded for when needed. The only failures I had in 200 rounds were mag related where the round was driven into the front of the mag rather than feeding properly about every third mag. I had seen another post about this and was not surprised and will find a fix. Also I could not force a 10th round into the mags with my Maglula loader. I think this is a good deal and only wish that the version with the hard case for $11 less had been available when I ordered this. Bud's gave a great delivery on this order. more

    February 27, 2010
    William W
  • 100

    Very large, heavy, powerful handgun. It is accurate right out of the box. Everyone who tried it liked it and wanted one for themselves. I tried some cheap russian ammo with steel case and it jammed once per clip but with... brass casing no problem. Before you buy be aware you won't be carrying this concealed on you during the summer but with a big jacket in the winter... sure! This is one those guns that you shoot over and over and it's still fun. A Good Buy! Joe The Barber Double D Barbershop Grand Forks, ND more

    December 29, 2009
    Joseph H H
  • 100

    love this gun, never had a problem with it, easy to clean. Ordered it on 5/27/2009 it was at my FFL dealer on 6/04/2009 THANK YOU BUDS KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK. On 6/05 I put 100 rounds through this monster and not one jam.... Very Very good gun for the price for all the critics don't knock it if you have never handled one. Not a ccw its just too big for that but grate pice for under the seat in your car and home defense so all in all Hi Point just got a new fan. more

    June 15, 2009
    Avery R
  • 100

    Picked it up from my FFL holder on Thursday, and it was on the range on Saturday These are the first 5 rounds out of the gun at 20', standing/no elbow rest: http://www.midiwall.com/bang/pics/20090419_Ugly_BANG.jpg Simple... review: It goes BANG! when you pull the trigger; it's heavy (39oz unloaded); it's unbalanced (nose heavy because of it's length); it's generally impossible to field strip (you need a drift pin); you would NEVER carry it; the magazine has an interesting loading quirk; the sight paint is cheap... But look again at the target pic right outta the box. I bought this as a HD weapon that will make a good sized hole where I point it, and I won't be sad to lose it to a police investigation. I'm VERY happy. more

    April 19, 2009
    Mark P
  • 100

    I bought a 40 cal, used, at a gun show in November initially because of price ($150) , lifetime no-questions-asked-regardless-of-the-number-of-owners Warranty and the comfort fit in my large hand. Great balance and wonde...rful acquisition of the sight picture also helped my decision to buy. I shot one-hand, off-hand, 5 rounds of FMJ and 5 rounds of JHP on my range and at the self-defense distance of 7 yards, & put 10 rounds in a 2-1/4" group. None of my other high-priced guns can match this accuracy. Not too bad for a 73 year-old with mediocre eyesight and a shaky arm.. I do a lot of match shooting with Rugers, Taurus', Uberti's, Pietta's and Rossi's and this gun is equal in quality, simplicity and comfort to any of them & a better guarantee. So, just because they are inexpensive (not cheap) do hesitate to buy one. A lot of gun buyers go by price, the more expensive has to be better. Well, think about it...no Cadillac can equal a Toyota so that cost logic is not a valid one. Buy for "bang for the buck" and you will include HiPoint in your final selection group. Go to your gun shop and handle one....if you can find them as they are selling like hotcakes. If you want to read what long-time owners say, not the pooh-pooher's that have never owned or shot a High Point, go to: http://www.hipointfirearmsforums.com/Forum/index.php and http://www.hipointtalk.com Charly in Florida more

    January 9, 2009
    Charles H
  • 100

    I own a Hi-Point .40 cal and love it. I was not sure what to expect, but it is great. I shot a box of ammo with no issues. My shot group for the entire box was within a 4" circle ( I have not shot a handgun in 10 years p...rior). The recoil is easily handled and I could not ask for more and the price is great too !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! more

    December 7, 2008
    Jason C
  • 100

    I just received my hi-point .40 cal.Looking forward to shooting it.It seems like a solid piece.Very heavy.Not a cc piece for sure.I don't like the rattle of the magazine lockout but for the price the pistol cant be beat....It's ugly, heavy and it rattles when you move it but for under 200 bucks all it's gotta do is fire accurately and I will be happy.I recommend Iberia Firearms for their reliability in customer service.Talked to them on the phone and they were good people.They explained the rattle by detailing the pistol's design and cleared up the problem quick. more

    November 29, 2008
    Matthew M
  • 100

    love this gun, never had a problem with it, easy to clean and reliable

    November 21, 2008
    kevin a
  • 100

    My cousin recently purchased this handgun. No bells or whistles..But it shoots solid. Yes, it's ugly as a brick.. But its a fun gun to shoot. Fired 400 rds through it last night without a single malfunction. Great gun to... throw in the tackle box or toolbox. more

    November 10, 2008
    Stuart C
  • 80

    I recently bought a new 40 cal hi point and i love it. I have had not one issue with it no jams nothing. By far the best pistol for the money

    October 26, 2008
    joshua h
  • 100

    Well I have no problem with hipoint they have good service and have always fixed anything that happens. I own 4 and soon five hipoints the .380 .45 .9mm and the 9mm carbine just purchased the 40 s&w and have had one prob...lem and that's the break in process the gun jams time to time but after putting over 500 rounds through each one they all work great. the first time I pulled the triger on my 9mm it was a shock to me and had a better grouping than my karh p9 the first time out of the box. Nice cheap gun more

    October 9, 2008
    tyler (aka graham) b
  • 80

    i have ownwed many hi-point pistols and have had only one problem with the trigger and the company had it fixed and back to me in less than 1 week. There is nothing wrong with them and after over 500 rounds in each of mi...ne, i wouldn't give them up. more

    August 12, 2007
    Mike M