Hi-Point Firearms Announces NEW Logo Change

Hi-Point C9 Pistol
Hi-Point C9 Pistol

Dayton, OH-(Ammoland.com)- MKS Supply Marketer for Hi-Point Firearms has some interesting news. The new owner of Hi-Point Firearms decided it was time to update the company’s logo – so he did!

“We felt it was time to have a fresh, bold logo that is easily recognizable at a glance,” says Mike Strassell, new president and CEO of Hi-Point Firearms. “We want to show the company is moving forward with new products and ideas. Paired with our new slogan, ‘American Made, American Promise,’ the new logo helps to convey that Hi-Point is a solid, dependable brand that is here to stay.”

Hi-Point Firearms logo

Beemiller Company, the original manufacturer of Hi-Point Firearms, was started 35 years ago this year by Tom Deeb. When he retired in 2016, Deeb arranged sale of the company to Strassell, a friend and longtime employee who designed/engineered firearms for Hi-Point.

Hi-Point produces all-American made firearms, and the unique Hi-Point lifetime warranty stays with the firearm regardless of original purchaser. Hi-Point Firearms are affordable, accurate, robust and reliable everyday hard working guns.

We encourage you to come by the MKS Supply booth 16144 (main floor) at this year’s SHOT Show and check out Hi-Point’s selection of pistols and carbines.

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MKS Supply insists on high quality, reliable firearms. We insist on guns that are easy to own and service. Most of all, we insist on value.

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Mikey Memphis

You can get a SW shield for $220 on sale. Not seeing how this is worth it at $200.


The .45 ACP carbine, with the standard 1911 magazine adapter, allowing it to run 15 round and up mags, as well as the available 28 round drum essentially turns it into a “poor man’s Thompson” ……..(the semi-auto version, of course). It weighs less than the Thompson, and throws hot lead downrange at the same rate. Better than a Thompson, it comes with a lifetime warranty!!!

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I have a hi-point 45 n love it. My wife also has a 9mm both are awesome!!!!


They make a 10mm pistol?

willy d

I have had 5 Hi-Points 2 9mm a 45 a 9mm carbine and a 45 carbine, all of them over an 8 year period, the first 9mm was great, the second I ended up sending back twice, on return from factory the second time, all in the original box, I found that they replaced the whole gun with a letter that they were sorry for the in convenience, now that is what I call warranty and customer service, I was also told to use p+ ammo in the 9mm, I found that using 124gr works very well in it. If… Read more »

Mach O Melvin

Not so, you can get on the list to buy a HTA stock here:
Cost is $249.99 for just the stock.
You can use any of the older HP Carbines to install in the new stock.


The 9mm with the HTA bullpup stock…….

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Glad to see people posting here positive things about their HiPoints. Wasn’t too long ago that if you mentioned the name HiPoint people would come out of the woodwork to dog you out about them. I have a two C9 and a 9mm Carbine, both function awesomely, they come with one if not the best MFG warranty in the gun world, will eat just about any ammo you feed them and are never hard on you pocket book; Not the best looking guns but I’ll take function over looks. I carry the pistols in my vehicles; if they ever were… Read more »

Andrew Marshall

I own two hi points a 40 and the c9 and I love then. I wife bought a sccy and didnt like it I told I would give her $500 to buy a new gun and she ended up buying a muddy girl hi point c9, when I asked her why; she said “i know i wont have any problems with it.” My only thing is I wish hi point made a left handed ones

Ed Babcock

Re Hi Point Weapons and their appearance…
I’ve yet to hear Anyone complain about” Being shot by an Ugly Gun ” Absolutely the Best Guarantee offered by any Firearms Co. without a doubt.


I have eleven Hi Points, I think with this news I will make it 12. Very exciting.

Bob G

Considering I’ve read many more positives over this brand than negatives, I have no doubt ithese are very functional firearms. I would suggest that the design team set aside any logo change effort and go about improving the looks of the pistols. There is no doubt these things are ugly (yes, yes, I know beauty is in the eyes of the beholder) but much of what’s holding these back are simply the visuals. If they sleeked the slide a bit (maintaining the mechanics and weights) I think these pistols would renew some interest, or at least distance the appearance curses.… Read more »


I own a Hi-Point C9, new as of 2014. This was my first gun. I like the gun and would call the gun plain, not ugly. But decided to change out the handgrips to a “birch like” pattern to “dress” it up a little, aftermarket. I DO recommend that new CEO think of making an effert to change look a little. Can he offer accserories for upgrading? Anyway, being a woman with fairly large hands it fits well enough. I seem to have a problem with an occasional “scuffing” wound on my thumb/hand area, after roughly an hour shooting it.… Read more »

Mary Woods

I have the 9mm High-Point carbine and I love it. Fun to shoot, no problems and eats everything I feed it. Now I wish High-Point made their guns that are legal to sell in Illinois. Something about the pot metal and melting point makes them illegal to sell in the state of Illinois.

Ronald Nuxon

Except for the reputation (whether deserved or not) as a cheap gun, often used by perps, the HP9 is, in my view, impressive. It fills the hand, ballances right, has an intimidating appearance, which can deter need to shoot ina confrontation, soaks up recoil and has a mag disconnect safety as well as thumb safety. But the gun gets very little serious consideration.

Charles Moore

For serious work, you DO NOT want a gun with a magazine disconnect safety! Have children around? “Gun-proof” your kids, don’t kid-proof your guns. Allow them to see them, hold them with your direct supervision anytime they ask. Teach the the do’s and don’ts (ie; Eddie Eagle rules). Show them how they function and how to tell if they are loaded or not. It works. Safes and unloaded guns only work for the criminals and Donkeycrats.


Best way to keep a child from drowning is teach the kids to swim. Same reasoning applies to firearms safety.

Miami Mike

I own 45 pistol & carbine close to 5yrs, a lot of rds down range no problem, no complaints. I am considering the bull pup stock, first need to know if that would violate the warranty? I sold my C9, should slap myself. Plan to get another one, and the redball mags are OK. Wishlist – carbine in military caliber, also wish the carbines had threaded barrels though that would raise the price.2


I built a clamp-on barrel widget with threads on it. Works fine.

Mach O Melvin

Hello, My name is Mach O Melvin, and I am Addicted to Hi Points!
Sorry to hear that you have changed your logo. Do you have any idea the trouble that you have caused me. Now I will
have to search out, all these NEW guns to add to my collection?
But that is OK, it will give me something to do!
Keep er Coming, Guys!!!

Kenneth Lambert

They are very much like Lay’s Potato Chips in that no one can own just one. I bought a .45 hand gun and next thing I know I saw two .45’s, two 9C’s, two .380’s and two 995TS’s in my safe with a .45 carbine in layaway at Buds.

bill knight

I bought a .40 carbine when they first came out after reading a review. Ugliest damn gun I own, and dependable as a hammer. Accurate enough to pop steel at 100 yards all day long. ordered one of the new stocks when they came out, and was surprised when I saw the low price and no shipping charge. looking to get a 10mm carbine soon.

Hipoint owner

Hi-point, how about a carbine chambered in 38 Super, 30 Carbine, 45 Win. Mag., and 50 Action!

Chris E Lee

I own a Hi-Point C9, and have owned it for about 13 years. I have put more then 5000 round through it and I have not had 1 issue. Everytime I take it to the range it performs my just as well as my Springfield 40 & 45. The C9 is my favorite gun to shoot, and everytime I take someone with me to the range that is new to Hi-Point they love it also. My C9 has sold about 7 or 8 more C9’s to friend and family because of how reliable a product it is. With that being… Read more »


I put almost 400 rounds of steel and aluminum cased ammo through my jhp 45 ACP without cleaning it just to see when the gun would malfunction. IT NEVER DID!!! I DON’T CARE WHAT PEOPLE THINK ABOUT MY CARRY WEAPON IT GOES BANG EVERY TIME AND HAS YET TO JAM

atmar lester

I bought a Hi-Point 9mm in a pawn shop many years ago. Think I paid $70 for it. Shoots great, never had a problem with it. Went target practicing with my nephew. He was shooting his Barrette 9mm, I had my Hi-Point 9mm. It performed just as well as the Barrette, and was just as accurate.

David Haid

Love Love Love my 9 and 45 carbines


I own the C9 and the 995TS Carbine. The Carbine runs great and is very accurate, with no jams. The C9, I can’t fire more than a couple shots without a jam. I’ve tried so many fixes, lubes, etc. Nothing works. Highly recommend the carbines, but the handguns leave a lot to be desired.

George D Murariu

Your C9 comes with a lifetime warranty, so I suggest to contact Hi-Point and have the gun shipped back for inspection and eventual fix. I am sure the guys at Hi-Pointe will do a good service to keep their customer satisfied.

Mach O Melvin

I concur, you should send your gun in to Hi Point for repairs. I have a short list of guns I would NEVER re-buy again, a Colt Mustang 380, a Keltec PF9 & a Intratec TEC 9. You noticed I didn’t say, stay away from ALL Colts, Keltec’s or Intratec’s. You see you can’t judge a whole company with the experience of one gun. In fact I actually owned 3 Keltec PF-9’s, because I wanted the gun to work so bad. Now that is saying something! If any one of these guns had 1/2 the warranty of a Hi Point,… Read more »

Anthony W. Parran, Sr.

I own a 9mm, .45 cal and .45 cal carbine. Love them all. Never had an issue until recently and it really scared me. One because my son does not believe in Hi-point and I’d have to tell him of the failure. Two, this is my carry gun. To make a long story short, the problem didn’t start until I had purchased a new box of ammo from my gun shop. When I approached them they said I was flinching, blah, blah, so they went onto the range, same thing, came out scratching their heads and told me to return… Read more »


You aren’t giving any detail as what ammo failed and what the failure was exactly. HP in the nine doesn’t recommend anything over 124 grain. As any gun bullet shape can cause feed issues. Sounds like the problem was with the 45 pistol, but not sure from your post.

Anthony W. Parran, Sr.

You’re right about the ammo, but it ‘s called Aguila, 230 grain, full metal jacket. I have four-magazines and it failed to feed in all four. I have pictures and as stated the place where I purchased the weapon, The Gun Bunker saw and were able to simulate the failure. The failure is as follows: The first round will fire. As the slide comes forward, the next round is jammed with the round going up the ramp, but the nose is buried at the upper part of the ramp and the rear of the bullet casing is jammed against and… Read more »

you're an army fudd

weak ammo. hi-points like hot shit.



Ray D Jones

I agree. I will not darken their door EVER…………..


Yep anything for Dick’s just sucks!

Dennis Terp

Will never go through their doors or any other company that’s against the second amendment… their just not American


In spite of several commenters here liking their hi points, the company is universally acknowledged as the lowest level gun maker in the country.
“Cheap” and “ugly” are the words most often applied to these products.
I must say the lifetime warrantee is a good feature.
Maybe the new c e o can change the general gun buying public’s opinion of the brand.
It will take a lot of work and a long time to do that.
Century has upped their game and has improved their builds.
So there is hope for hi point


How about a carbine in .357?


I bought a Hi-Point 9mm carbine about a yr ago. It too goes bang with every squeeze of the trigger.
It’s also rated +P. I took it apart to clean and really, it wasn’t such a big deal. A ‘bit’ more to it than disassembling most rifles etc. Fun Bun!


Fun Gun, I meant. R1

Wild Bill

@Grig, that is one of the nice facets of our shooting sports. A guy can decide for himself what he wants, how much to spend, and dream of even better stuff.


Own a 9mm 40 and 45 Hi-Point all very good pistols carry my 9 all the time love them.

Terrance Dixon

I have 2 high point 45’s the carbine and the hand gun. Very nice and accurate. I have put more than 1000 rounds thru them. Not one jamb they shoot like the day I got them.


Hi Point makes a great firearm at a price everyone can afford. Keep up the good work !


I have 45 it shoots good but the c9 it jams all the time maybe I got a bad one would like to get one that actually shoots

Jim Haselden

Check your mags. I oemed up the giudes so its easier for the rounds to feed and have no roblems since. If this doesn’t work send it back they will fix or replace free.

Anthony W. Parran, Sr.

Also check the ammo. I discovered I have a bad box for my .45 cal. I purchased a different brand and have no issues now.


Hey Len, My issues we the the magazine feedlips being too close. THere (Was?) video on youtube that shows how to space the lips better and after opening them up a tiny bit I never had another issue.

George Noble

Make sure the feed ramp is polished which can be done with any grade of sand paper. Go to You Tube to see videos on magazine and spring adjustments, put at least 200 rounds to break it in. I can shoot better with my Hi Point than my Smith & Wesson SD9 VE.

Ruben Coleman

I have a high point45 it’s a great gun very accurate and reliable gun I can’t wait to purchase the 40 caliber it’s a great gun very affordable I would recommend high point to everyone keep up the good eork


I have 3 High Point guns 380-9mm-45 they work great just like the day I bought them. I have had them about 8 years with no problems and I shot them a lot.

Jimmy wilson

Have the 9mm carbine love it


Change the name of the company. As Hi Point my name is banned In some states

Eric Fowler

That made absolutely zero sense.

Howard Haas

I’ve owend 3 high points C 9 the 380 and currently own a 9mm carbine absolutely love my high point carbine I’ll never get rid of it. It’s vert robust very reliable, remember beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I happen to think it’s a good looking gun, it is a gun, just the word gun is a bold strong word just as my 995 is a rough tuff gun that works everytime I pull the trigger.

Donald King

That’s all I expect of any gun whether it’s for target practice or every day carry. When I pull the trigger, it goes bang. I love my hi point gun and it’s tougher than any gun I own.(45).


I have 3 hi points 2 380s and a 9mm and they shoot just as good as my SW 40 cal. Also paid a lot less for my hi points great guns great price good quality keep up the good work

Monte C Andrews

I have never had any problems with my C9. its a great pistol

Brian Linn

I own three high points 9 40 45 I’m waiting for high point to make a full size 9mm, a 22 lr and a 10 mm. I’m not trilled with the compact 9 mm,too small for my hand ,other than that , performance is great, my 45 and 40 are flawless in every way . Now make the 10 mm and 22lr and watch the sales go through the roof.brian linn

Eric Fowler

They do make the 10mm


I am glad I am not the only one wanting a full size 9

Mach O Melvin

The older Stallard JS-9 & the Hi Point JF-9 were full sized 9mm handguns. About the same weight as the newer 40 & 45’s are now!
You can find them most any day on the internet?


I like their guns. They really are reliable and as accurate as my $850 Kimber and if I scratch my Hi-point (and I have) I don’t feel like killing myself.


Just ordered my first Hi-point gun this morning, funny enough…Been reading great reviews of their product and your comment backs it all up.