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Hi-Point
Model JS-9
Hi-Point Pistol JS-9 9 mm Variant-1
Scale To:
Gun Dimensions Width:No Data
Length:7.75-in Height:No Data
Barrel:4.5-in Weight:39-oz
1 Variant
Gun Rankings
  • IDPA Power Factor143742
  • Recoil Factor3.6 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity9 rounds
  • ConcealabilityFair
  • Defense Factor73%
Gun Specifications
Type:Pistol
Produced:1990 - 2000
Caliber:9 mm
Action:blowback operated semi-auto
Trigger:single-action (SA)
Safety:frame mounted, firing pin block
Magazine:8-round
Frame:steel
Grip:black plastic
Sights:3-dot, adjustable rear
Notes:striker fired
Manufacturer
High-Point Firearms
More Info
Gun Value
MSRP:$159.00Used Est:$115.00
Last Update:11/4/2018
About the Gun

Early Hi-Point single-stack design, employs alloy steel frame instead of polymer, checkered grips, rough textured slides, and a heel release magazine latch.

Cartridge Specifications
Cartridge: 9 mm Luger
Alias: 9 mm Parabellum
MV: From 985 to 1500 ft/sec
ME: From 294 to 450 ft-lb
WT: From 90 to 147 grains
About the Cartridge

This cartridge was introduced along with the Luger semi-automatic pistol. The pistol and cartridge was first adopted by the German Navy in 1904 and then by the German Army in 1908. This cartridge has since been adopted by the military of practically every non-Communist power. It has become the most popular and widely-used handgun cartridge in the world. Performance wise, the 9 mm cartridge has somewhat more power than the .38 Special but falls well short of the .357 Magnum.

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