GAT GUNS will not accept repairs for Hi-Point pistols. Illinois “melt point” laws prohibit delivery of some handguns to individuals. As a result, Hi-Point Firearms and MKS Supply will no longer be accepting warranty repair Hi-Point Firearms handguns from individuals or FFLs residing in Illinois due to the fact that we would not be able to return such to the customers, irrespectively of whether they originally purchased out-of-state, etc.
These pistols have major components made of “pot metal”, also known as Zamak, or white metal which is a zinc alloy that has a low melting point. These guns are not available for sale in Illinois and cannot be transferred to residents of Illinois through a FFL transfer or a returning repair.
This does not apply to Hi-Point carbines.