GUN I was looking at this Marlin 9mm carbine

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  1. Artyboy

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    The guy wants $170 used FTF for it. Has anyone shot one? Is it pretty reliable? I was gonna go looking for a hi-point at the next gun show but this one looks a little more "sporty". I've found some info on it and the general concensus seems to be that they're not bad but I can get a brand new hi-point 9mm carbine for less than that if I'm a little patient. How do the two compare?

    Pros: I can pick it up now and it's pretty damn cheap. They're supposedly not picky about the magazines that they take either.

    Cons: A new high point would probably be cheaper. This one is used. The hi-point will have a lifetime warranty. This model gun is no longer produced so it probably has no warranty.
     
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    Even though its uglier between the two I'de probably go with the hipoint. Not sure which has better accuracy :dunno:
     
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    Damn just found this pic. I guess you can get 100 round drums for them.
     
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    i've heard that the hi-point eats more types of ammo than that, that it's more accurate. i just sold my hi-point carbine for 100.
     
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    Yeah and you can mount better sights on the hi-point. Seriouslly, though, if I spend $100-$200 on a cheapo carbine the last thing I want to do is start going apeshit and buying addons for it.
     
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    Do what I did hold off, get an AR first, then go with 9mm upper, that way you can use all your AR accessories with it :dunno: Actually you'll just end up spending more cause it'll be easier to buy certain stuff for each upper rather then swap ask me how i know :o
     
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    I was almost tempted to go that route, too. The dude sells new bushmasters for $700. He says his price range on AKs is $250-$300 when he has them in stock but they're always gone as fast as he can bring them in. The main prob is I don't want to spend $700 on a plinker right now.
     

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