GUN Browning Hi Power

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  1. Trouser Trout

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    Hey guys, I bought myself a Browning Hi Power 9mm over the weekend, and I'm kinda curious as to what kinda parts & other modifications are readily available for it. If anybody can steer me to a site that deals with such or just give me information, it would be great. Thanks! :)
     
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    what pisses me off is they don't mention the hi power in the browning catalog except the ultra nice engraved ones. What gives?
     
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    That IS kinda strange, considering they have 3 different models on their website......
     
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    what made you want to get a HiPo over something else?
     
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    Because Browning >*
     
  6. Bob Loblaw

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    I'd look at a bar-sto barrel, and depending on the sights they might be replaced.
    Which finish did you get? is it a new highpower or an older one? (they have been available since the 30's you realize..)
    Need many more specifics before really answering I guess.
     
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    Yeah, they've been around for awhile...It is a few years old, I'll have to reference the serial number to get an exact date of manufacture.
     
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    nuh unh

    walther>*
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    :p :rofl:
     
  9. Goat

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    :rofl: :bigthumb:
     
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    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:


    Not even PT could say that with a straight face :rofl:
     
  11. Bob Loblaw

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    is it blued or matte? ring hammer? made in belgium? made in belgium assembled in portugal? that will narrow it down.
     
  12. Goat

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    or you could just do this
     
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    :eek3:


    Thank you very much.

    Well, the serial # tells me it was the 222nd Hi Power built in '74....blued finish, it does not have the ring hammer...apparently it's been recently refinished, because the top of the gun is supposed to be a matte finish, which it isn't....Made in Belgium. I wouldn't buy anything else! :big grin:
     
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    :cool:

    Browning has a page to date every one of their guns, I used it to figure out how old my A-Bolt is. :bigthumb:
     
  15. Bob Loblaw

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    too bad about the finish. So what do you want out of it then?
    I forgot to mention trigger, there are some good quality trigger kits out there, I'd start there, then a bar-sto, maybe in 38 super, then sights, then if you're going to carry, maybe a high tech, durable finish.. that's really all they need IMO.
     
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    Fuck you guys
     
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    Truth hurts, I know....sorta like when you found out Santa wasn't real..... :hs:
     
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    Hes not real?????????????????????? So who is bringing my AR preban and XD for christmas then!!!?????
     
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    Tim Allen? :dunno:
     
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    Platinum_Thunder Reliability for life and liberty

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    no
     
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    I love mine, it was the first centerfire pistol I ever bought. It was also the first of the "Wondernines", 40 years ahead of its time.
     
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    I took the old girl out to the range the other day.....think I forgot how to shoot over the summer :o

    Couldn't hit shit with the Browning or the Smith & Wesson. High Standard worked good though :ugh:
     

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