Welcome to the Hi Standard Information discussion forum. This forum of provided interested parties for discussing the guns, memorabilia, and history of High Standard, Hartford Arms and Equipment Co. which High Standard bought before becoming a gun manufacturer, and Fiala Arms and Equipment Co. which is distantly related to High Standard through the Hartford's designer.


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Gun Historychuckfr, Wed Jul 29 08:09
    • infoWayne Davis, Wed Jul 29 09:34

  • No SubjectAnonymous, Sun Jul 26 19:47

  • Serial number look up...Jeff Webster , Fri Jul 24 15:38

  • H-ERobert Otte, Wed Jul 22 22:14
    • Model H-EJohn J. Stimson, Jr, Thu Jul 23 06:53
    • SightRobert Otte, Wed Jul 22 22:17

  • SK-100 Lightweight Trigger SpringBob sechler, Tue Jul 21 23:06

  • KC Showwebster3910, Tue Jul 21 19:48

    shotgun serial number issuegonder, Tue Jul 21 16:59

  • Magazine Catch Rollerjcee, Mon Jul 20 17:04

  • Fiala 1614 Cased setLarry R Benham, Mon Jul 20 16:11
    • Fiala!Tim Hecht, Thu Jul 23 23:18
    • FialaJohn J. Stimson, Jr, Mon Jul 20 18:38
      • Pin and screwPuttb1974, Mon Jul 20 18:57
        • FialaJohn J. Stimson, Jr, Tue Jul 21 19:49
    • EmailLarry R Benham, Mon Jul 20 16:45

  • Model 'B" Lookup PleaseDoug Kingston, Sat Jul 18 19:53

  • Model "C"Victor Prevost, Sat Jul 18 11:18
    • Model CJohn Stimson, Jr, Sat Jul 18 13:16

  • barrelRay Mosher, Thu Jul 16 13:53
    • BarrelJohn J. Stimson, Jr, Thu Jul 16 14:02
      • barrelRay Mosher, Thu Jul 16 16:28
    • BarrelJohn J. Stimson, Jr, Thu Jul 16 14:00
      • barrelRay Mosher, Thu Jul 16 16:31
        • BarrelJohn Stimson, Jr, Fri Jul 17 14:43
          • barrelRay Mosher, Fri Jul 17 15:01
            • barrelWayne Davis, Fri Jul 17 16:37
              • barrelRay Mosher, Fri Jul 17 18:24
              • BarrelJohn Stimson, Jr, Fri Jul 17 17:09

  • No Model Name 12 gaugeTim Hecht, Thu Jul 16 01:18

  • numbered series Olympic ISU ID requestScott Archer, Wed Jul 15 13:52

  • Citation 102Harold Juntunen, Wed Jul 15 12:04

  • Model 'B" Lookup Please itaxcpa, Mon Jul 13 19:33

    Vietnam Trench GunLarry Anderson, Mon Jul 13 15:09

  • original box preservationScott Archer , Mon Jul 13 13:53

  • Serial number questionGreg Hiatt, Sun Jul 12 22:16

  • High Standard Collectors AssociationGlenn Bartley, Sun Jul 12 20:26
    • HSCAJohn J. Stimson, Jr, Sun Jul 12 21:15

  • Serial Number Look-upgbarthgwt, Sun Jul 12 20:23

  • serial number lookup (Year)Mike, Sat Jul 11 21:11

    Model H-D Military 4.50" Lookup Pleaseitaxcpa, Sat Jul 11 17:33

  • R101 Western Style Double NineDanny Nielsen, Sat Jul 11 13:30
    • R-101John Stimson, Jr, Sun Jul 12 07:00
      • R-101Danny Nielsen, Tue Jul 14 20:06
        • R-101John J. Stimson, Jr, Wed Jul 15 10:06
          • R-101Danny Nielsen, Wed Jul 15 11:21

  • R101 Western Style Double NineDanny N, Sat Jul 11 13:10

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