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Glock 36 rail?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by praharin, Apr 14, 2010.

  1. praharin

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    I am talking myself into either a 30 or a 36 in OD. The 36 appeals to me because it's thinner, but the 30 has a rail for a light. I personally think that a good light is essential on a fighting or carry pistol. Since that is what this one would be, I need it to have the rail. If the 30SF came in OD I wouldn't be having this problem.

    Is there anyone out there that could add a standard Glock or even a Picatinny rail to the frame? I have seen this on a 26, but not in a long time. It might be common, but I haven't been able to google it up. Is the 36 even wide enough? What would this to to the factory warranty?

    Thanks
     
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  2. praharin

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  3. butcher_block

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    ok i think there might be a difference in fighting and carry pistol
    i have a 36 for carry and dont thing i woudl want a light on it also IWB
    now then if your carrying OWB then maybe the light would be ok (also the extra rounds of the 30 ) but if you dont have to conceal why not jsut get the 21sf and be don with

    i dont think i would ever just take a pistol out as my "fighting" weapon
     
  4. praharin

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    What to you concealed carry for? Hunting?


    I cannot use tritium sights. My eyes are too sensitive in the dark and I cannot see beyond them. I like having the option of aiming as well as identifying my target.

    Back on track, can a rail be re-molded into the 36 frame? if not, is it too narrow, or something else?
     
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  5. butcher_block

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    no when i go out i keep my glock covered

    i cant hunt in PA with an auto pistol

    in house i would much rather have a carbine or shottie for SD
     
  6. praharin

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    Straight over your head, I guess. If you don't carry for hunting, nor for fighting what do you carry for? Just to feel like a bada$s?

    Or perhaps you could explain your differentiation between a carry gun and a fighting gun. I have always thought that I carry a gun in the event that I need it in a fight. A fight doesn't necessarily be a direct action military operation. If you are jumped by two thugs in a dark alley you will need to fight if you want to make it out of there with everything you came in with.
     
  7. pizza_pablo

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    Take it easy. No need to get snippy. Especially on your 8th post. We try to play nice, here :wavey:
     
  8. DaveCharlie09

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    Yeah, WTF?!!! The thread is about can you put a rail on a 36, not whatever the rest of you are talking about.:dunno::steamed:
     
  9. butcher_block

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    ok back to the can the 36 get a rail
    short answer no
    long answer is how much you want to spend as just like anything you can make it happen if you throw a pile of $ at it

    might also think about one of those lights that clamp to the front of the trigger guard if you still are thinking about the G36

    now since i carry in waist band (can conceal under a baggy shirt)i want thin and light
    if i wanted to carry under a coat out side my waist band then a light and or a larger pistol would not be a big deal
     
  10. praharin

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    Hi, "the rest of you" includes me, the originator of the post and one other forum member.

    I am not trying to be snippy. I asked a question, and didn't get a straight response.


    Thank you for giving me a straight answer in the end.
     
  11. PaulGuy

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    Some people are naturals and don't need to try.
    :supergrin:
     
  12. gunslinger3

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    This post reeks of irony.
     
  14. Slug71

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    Ok first of all, a 'fighting gun(never heard that term before)' and carry gun(as we refer to it here) IS the same thing. A carry gun can be classified as a woods(hunting) gun or you everyday self defense gun.
    So we refer to it as a carry gun, conceal carry or CC/CCW.
    And if you aks me, 'fighting gun' sounds rather menacing.

    As for the rail, well i highly doubt you could but hey... money talks.

    You'll be better off getting the G30.
     
  15. praharin

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    Like "assault weapon"? It's just an adjective. nothing more. A modifier used to be more specific. It's not a gun for carrying. It's a gun that I carry in case I need to fight/defend my self. I apologize for using this term. It is pretty common in use to me and those generally around me.
     
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    :whistling: :yawn:

    It is therefore your carry piece.

    :tongueout: :wavey:
     
  17. praharin

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    you really don't get the purpose of carrying a gun then?

    Just carry it to carry it. Feel like a big man now?
     
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    Are you dead set on a .45acp?
    If not, think about the G38 in .45GAP, very close in size to the 36, and has the rail.
     
  19. praharin

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    That won't help, I am trying to get down to just 45 ACP in auto handguns. I have nothing against the GAP, I just want the ACP for a specific reason.
     
  20. pizza_pablo

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    There he goes, again...:faint: