Squib308: dude the jimenez J-9 is a trash.....awful safety record. while the hi point
looks like a comparable firearm, the hi point C9 is far superior. i
wouldn't take a JA9 for free if you offered it to me....the slides have
flown off while firing and injured the shooters, among other serious
injuries. it's a Jennings J-9 with a different name....garbage.
guy west: how bad is the chance of slide bite.?
Joey DaFixer: Jimenez Arms firearms are NOT APPROVED for sale to the following states:
California Hawaii Illinois Maryland
Massachusetts Minnesota New York
Go With a Hi Point
mcminnman: Like comparing a dog turd to a cat turd... I have owned 2 HP's the C9 and
.380 and a .22 Jimenez and 9mm.
skynut831: FINALLY!! A truly honest objective view with no BULL SPIT on these pistols!
I own both!!! Although I do not consider them low end !! Never a ftf or
anything @500 rnds each!!
THANK YOU AGAIN FOR THAT PRECISE,HONEST AND NO BULL REVIEW !!
travis bickle: Easiest way to explain these guns- both very cheap, both built on a budget.
Hi point spent the limited funds making it actually function correctly and
said to hell with how ugly it is-- Jimenez did the opposite and built a
polished turd. the end
Appolo Geticks: The 10 round 9mm carbine mags will fit into the 9mm pistols.
Gnausho Coyote: The Hi-Points work better using +P ammo...at least from my experience.
Haven't had a single failure from using hot ammo. Kind of needs it to
push that heavy slide back.
Tracey Rainey: HI POINT IS NOT UGLY TO ME? IVE OWNED BOTH AND THE JENNINGS FAILED IN EVERY
WAY EVERY TIME I FIRED IT. THE HI POINT DID FAIL BUT NOT NEARLY AS MUCH AS
THE JENNINGS. TRUTH IS THE HIGH POINT WAS A BETTER GUN AND BUILD WAS WAY
BETTER BUT THE JENNINGS KINDA FOOLED YOU INTO THINKING IT WAS MORE MAIN
STREAM IN ITS LOOKS BUT BUILD WAS QUALITY WAS BAD. IF I RAN JIMENEZ ID WORK
ON QUALITY AND THE OPERATION OF THE GUNS AND TRULY BECOME A GUN EVERYONE
WANTS INSTED OF WHAT THEY HAVE TO SETTLE FOR. I HAVE SIG AND OTHERS BUT I
TRULY WANT A HI POINT AGAIN.
CELTICMUTT7: The ja nine is unsafe the hi point is designed better
Robbie Fortner: I use strictly 10 round carbine mags in my c9, fits well that both guns
fire the same mags, at least to me, like the combo, I have found very few
problems especially after the break in period of about 100 rds per mag
guy west: have you shot either of the ?
John Honyer: While the Jimenez looks more like a "real" pistol, most people seem to post
reviews that are more favorable towards the Hi Point in regards to
reliability and accuracy, as well as the issue of being +P rated. Either
would work in defense if properly maintained if you ask me.
r h: ive seen that jimenez somewhere.. Hmmmm let me get in my wayback machine
yes its coming to me its aaaahhhh.....LORCIN yep that's what it is an old
lorcin. they must have bought the rights to it and rebranded it hopefully
they also made it work a bit better my old lorcin 380 from the 1980s was
about 1 in 20 FTF
Brian Smith: I have owned both and would never own a ja9 again. My hi point ran flawless
and my ja9 did not. Maybe my ja9 was older but also the history of the ja9
is not good. Also in my area all the gun shops carry hi point, but none of
them carry ja9's. My hi point after some polishing and 100 round break in
period has run flawless. I would trust my life with it. That just my
opinion, do not hate the ja9 from what I wrote. Do your research and check
multiple reviews, but I would not recommend this gun.
aj jackson: ja9 looks alot better
07wrx530: Hipoint way better by way at least it shoots
Brian Klibowitz: Jimenez 9mm is a revamped Bryco Jennings 9mm and the reason I know that is
because I used to own a Jennings 9mm that I got for free and this pistol
was the biggest pos I ever shot because when I shot it the slide flew off
and hit me the face and that pos is also made out of pot metel the gun was
good for a paper weight that you could throw your attacker My best advice
to who owns these pos guns is to sell them at a gun show and buy a Hi-Point
if can't afford any another gun there. Theres nothing wrong with the
Hi-Point JHP 45acp I own one and It's a better quality gun then them pot
metel pos Jimenezs
Boris thespider: The only steel in the JA9 is the barrel and a few small internal parts .
They have no aluminum . The frame and the slide are both cast zinc . That's
why they are called "junk guns" . It refers to the fact that pot metals (
cast zinc ) aren't supposedly strong enough to withstand the pressures put
on firearms . On March 5 , 2014 , Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) proposed a
law banning all Saturday Night Specials . Jimenez is included in the list
of manufactures that would be affected by this ban . His proposal is based
on two main factors : these guns are unsafe and that they are specifically
targeted for sales in lower income areas where they are meant solely for
the use in crimes . There is a very good chance that this bill will pass .
There have already been lawsuits filed by both the government and the NAACP
to force the " ring of fire " manufactures out of business . That's why
only Jimenez and Phoenix Arms are left . Neither of them are still produced
in California . They have been forced to move to states that don't have
minimum safety standards for firearms production . The gun ban on Assault
Rifles isn't going to happen any time soon , but the Saturday Night Special
is soon to be on the way out . I personally will hate to see these guns go
to the wayside .
Alan Rauenhorst: Mag disassembly goes to bryco/jennings/jiminez. Dont break down a hipoint
magazine if u dont want it put back together
phil hurst: jimenez has lifetime warranty as well.....
07wrx530: Ur slow
Kevin Telford: I own the hi-point 9mm and I'm pleased with it.
Lisa Holmes: I own glocks but I also own jimenez.... For the money can't beat it
ColtCommanderdm: One of the best reviews I've seen....PERIOD!!! I currently own quite a few
handguns (several Colt's and Beretta's, a S&W M&P9, a Walther P99, a
Browning HP, a Glock 19, a Ruger SP101 .357/.38, a couple CZ's, and a few
WWI & WWII military handguns). I am not a gun snob, I enjoy
building/repairing and shooting any firearm. IMO any firearm that is
reliable.....is a good firearm. There are many high dollar firearms out
there that are "hit and miss" when it comes to reliability. I personally
would rather own an inexpensive firearm that works, than a safe queen
that's only there for looks. Once again great video....thanks!
602Laoguy: i take the Hi point over that POS jimenez .. the Hi point Life time
Jonathon Blackburn: I own both and the Jimenez is much more reliable. True no +p but it
handles reloads find as long as you load to factory specs by being smart
enough to read the tables. Good video, like all your videos. Keep it up
and to hell with the haters. It's their right to disagree, but that
doesn't make them right.
Alvaro Lopez: What the hell. 8 rounds of 9mm on that bulky thing??? Wow. No sorry
guy west: I haft toadmit this isabout the only two i can afford
eviljoker303: C9 a MUCH better gun.
TulsaProject: Good video.
garyl43: Is the frame on that Jimenez aluminum or zinc? I know I bought a JA 380 a
few years back and it was zinc alloy (pot metal). It was a total
jam-o-matic and the roll pins started falling out after less than 50
rounds. Saved me on ammo costs though with a ftf or stovepipe every other
MDPrepper: The Horror, The Horror. . .of the current Gun-Run! I'm glad people are
getting armed but this is just getting ridiculous
Rick Head: How many rounds have you put through your jiminez? It's a nice looking gun,
but i'm leary about them because they are so cheap.
Spaz: Nice. That's all I need is reliability. Might even make a good go-bag gun.
SpookGoon: you know nothing about the history of jimenez do you? or hi point for that
matter, watch some hi point reviews by some creditable guys who know guns.
like, moss pawn c9 hi point review....jimenez is the basterd chiled of 3
diffrent companys sued out of exsistance, hope you dont mind loosing a hand.
Life's A Game: Where's the guns? All I see is two large piles of crap. lol jk jk
Bam Cortez: @Vonspyder: C9 is an ugly pistol with 8 rounds & a mag.. U must of been
blind re watch this video. He clearly states the Jimenez has better
advantage in many things such as the 2 12 round magazines!
MDPrepper: Indeed, and it doesn't shoot like a terrible gun either. It certainly
wouldn't be my first pick for personal defense but if your are severely
limited on cash then I consider it a perfectly reasonable option. As I said
before, it's not the most comfortable shooter but it will function when you
ellmiller2013: The JA reminds me of the gun maker Jennings, which I believe is no longer
Bushcraft412: First! Good comparison. Hoping to pick up a hp before the april 15th
Lynn Pierce: Ammo is getting difficult to find here in TN.
MDPrepper: I've had wonderful service out of both and I've been suprised that the
JA9's I own have prove more reliable than the HP
Deezildennis: I have had several of both and tons of ring of fire guns and unfortunately
I only have the Hi-points left. The JaNiNE is not that reliable of a
firearm. After several trips back to Jimenez to get repaired I finally
received new Firearms because they just couldn't fix the guns. A Few Months
later shooting factory round ball ammo one of the JaNINE splits the frame
right down the side. They Replaced the gun but I sold the replacements guns
as used and cut my losses. The C9 is the better Gun..
belbro62: nice video, not sure about those guns though . from a price point and value
for money, reliability criteria. i'd rather buy commie surplus the tokarev
9mm or better still 7.62, or go with a mak, cz. endless choices on surplus
ConnectTheDotsNOW: Very Good video. I appreciate your thoroughness and attention to the
details as you review both side-by-side. These 2 ....are....what they
are...but that doesn't mean that they are junk. It seems that with a few
tweaks and good lubrication they will function when fired. I do not own
either...but I am tending to side with the Jimenez. I am also impressed
with what look like better-than-basic sights on the Jimenez. Does the
Jimenez lifetime warranty stay with the piece or original owner only ?
TRprepper: Good review, I wouldn't rely on either but I guess I'm blessed with the
ability to have better guns to depend on. But good to see a review on less
expensive guns are out there for people.
Karl Johnson: They are Sat. Night Specials, that makes them inexpensive not necessarily
junk. When did JA start making guns again? Old JA guns were really crappy,
many of the new ones do look based on the old ones, the LC380 and JA9 look
like new designs. Cobra Firearms picked up many of the other gun designs
from the old family of Mfg's. Davis, Lorcin, Jimenez, Jennings, Bryco &
Raven. I own a Lorcin L380.
bigphreaking: You are clueless about guns dude.....you are better off with a shovel than
that. Throwing a Jimenez at an assailant would be more effective than
having a misfire or jam and getting killed. There is no "Million dollar
gun" Jackass. That is a piss poor argument and you know that. Just buy a SW
or a Ruger P95. That is an inexpensive gun that works.
MDPrepper: Thanks, glad you enjoyed the vid. They're certainly interesting pistols if
you don't have the money for more