New for 2015, the manufacturer is releasing the .380 ACP caliber Hi-Point Carbine.
The Hi-Point Carbine, which is the same size as its larger-bore brothers in 9mm, .40S&W, and .45 ACP, is hard shooting, accurate and almost recoil-free.
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Its 16.5-inch barrel will launch .380 bullets as hard and fast as a full-power 9mm handgun, maybe even harder (when you add several inches of barrel over that of a handgun, you gain 100-150 feet per second higher velocity and possibly more with hot or +P loads).
With the added velocity performance the .380’s effective range (the distance a shooter can expect to get reliable on-target hits) is extended to a couple hundred yards.
For owners of Hi-Point .380 caliber pistols, this is a true made-in-heaven deal; both guns use the same 10-round magazines. Don’t have a Hi-Point .380? Buy both the carbine and the pistol for less than half the price of one too-pretty-to-use semi-auto pistol.
At its low suggested retail price of $297, the Hi-Point carbine will leave plenty of money left over to buy a bunch of ammo.
Hi-Point offers several low-cost options for the .380 Carbine, including a vertical folding hand grip, optical sight, laser sight and red-dot sight.
For more information on the .380 ACP Hi-Point Carbine and other products from MKS Supply, please visit MKSsupply.com.
- Weight: 7 pounds
- Overall length: 31.5 inches
- Barrel length: 16.5 inches
- Magazine capacity: 10 rounds
- MSRP: $297