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 Post subject: Changes @ Hi Point
PostPosted: Sun Jul 26, 2015 3:49 pm 
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With the change in ownership @ HP, or at least the Beemiller division what changes are in store ?
So far the only difference I can see is that they are now listing a $5 S&H charge for accessory orders starting August 1. Prices however are the same as they've been since I first became an HP owner back in 2009.
It will be interesting to see if the core practices,esp. warranty and parts service remain unchanged.
It will also be interesting to see if the product line up and or designs remain static.

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 Post subject: Re: Changes @ Hi Point
PostPosted: Sun Jul 26, 2015 4:39 pm 
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This will be interesting to see what happens. I've read several reports indicating that the level of service and depth/completeness of the warranty has already suffered. I've not had to deal with any warranty issues so i can't say.
I will say that HP has always been in-comparable and unmatched by others... I hope it remains that way.

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I noticed a small crack in the frame of my JCP by the trigger pin the last time I cleaned it, I spose I should send it in sooner than later. I do have several thousand rounds through it so maybe its time for a refurb.


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 Post subject: Re: Changes @ Hi Point
PostPosted: Mon Jul 27, 2015 9:24 pm 
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They say all good things must come to an end..... I hope that isn't the case with Hi Point. Time will tell.

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 Post subject: Re: Changes @ Hi Point
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Not the end of the world just yet but in addition to the $5 handling charge mag prices have been increased by $1.50ea on all models.


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 Post subject: Re: Changes @ Hi Point
PostPosted: Mon Aug 03, 2015 10:54 am 
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Website still says "free standard shipping" at the bottom...?

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Attributed to Ex and he'll take credit for anything he can get!

"All it takes for evil to flourish is for good men to stand by and do nothing."
Attributed to Edmund Burke, though it's source cannot be proven.

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Sorry to see you go Dean. Never enough time and it makes
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Thomas Jefferson

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 Post subject: Re: Changes @ Hi Point
PostPosted: Tue Aug 04, 2015 1:05 am 
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I'm afeared they will go the way of the Harley, money talks, the core supporters are ignored. This happened at Harley in '83 when it was bought by a group of Willie's greedies. Since financiers and lawyer types bought the company they figured why not ignore the core group of supporters and market to the rich and famous. It worked, now they are studied the same as walfart for their business acumen. :sick:

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 Post subject: Re: Changes @ Hi Point
PostPosted: Wed Aug 05, 2015 6:58 pm 
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As of today I heard the only thing changing was the mags went up $1.50.

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 Post subject: Re: Changes @ Hi Point
PostPosted: Thu Aug 06, 2015 1:27 am 
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Hope so... mags are already reasonable, especially if they now polish the lips by default!!!

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"Is my HP my favorite gun? No... Is it the BEST value? Very likely. Will it work when you need it to go bang? I'd bet my life on it."
Attributed to Ex and he'll take credit for anything he can get!

"All it takes for evil to flourish is for good men to stand by and do nothing."
Attributed to Edmund Burke, though it's source cannot be proven.

"Those who stand for nothing, fall for anything"
Alexander Hamilton

Sorry to see you go Dean. Never enough time and it makes
us all realize just what being mortal is. You have been a true friend to me
and I will miss you every day.



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from wasting the labors of the people under the pretence of taking care of
them."

Thomas Jefferson

Not having Windows on your computer is like
not having bricks tied to your dogs collar.

http://linuxmint.com

The shin bone is a device for finding furniture in a dark room.

If the mentally deficient are not allowed to own guns then why should they be allowed to make gun laws?


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 Post subject: Re: Changes @ Hi Point
PostPosted: Fri Aug 07, 2015 11:56 pm 
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Is that a pun EX? How do you know how to polish lips BTW? :rules: ;) :na: :hehlol: :wow: :run:

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 Post subject: Re: Changes @ Hi Point
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Randy wrote:
Is that a pun EX? How do you know how to polish lips BTW? :rules: ;) :na: :hehlol: :wow: :run:


I think yor lops need sum polishin', boy.... ROFLOL :laugh: :funny: :roflol:

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"Is my HP my favorite gun? No... Is it the BEST value? Very likely. Will it work when you need it to go bang? I'd bet my life on it."
Attributed to Ex and he'll take credit for anything he can get!

"All it takes for evil to flourish is for good men to stand by and do nothing."
Attributed to Edmund Burke, though it's source cannot be proven.

"Those who stand for nothing, fall for anything"
Alexander Hamilton

Sorry to see you go Dean. Never enough time and it makes
us all realize just what being mortal is. You have been a true friend to me
and I will miss you every day.



"I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government
from wasting the labors of the people under the pretence of taking care of
them."

Thomas Jefferson

Not having Windows on your computer is like
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If the mentally deficient are not allowed to own guns then why should they be allowed to make gun laws?


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