The Model 995 carbine rifle made by Hi-Points Firearms is famous for its affordability, accuracy and its “beautifully ugly” appearance. Priced under $200, this is one of the least expensive carbines produced in the US that fires a pistol (9mm) round. As it was developed solely for civilian use, it is commonly used as a plinking-rifle or as a training instrument. The Hi-Point 995 is a blowback-operated weapon made from both aluminum alloys and polymer. The Hi-Point 995 become so popular that it is now produced in various other calibers.