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G34 or 35?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by Wash-ar15, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. Wash-ar15

    Wash-ar15

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    I've owned and still own a few Glocks. one of the ones I have never owned has been a 34 or 35. 17/19/21/22/23/26 have all passed my hands,some multiple times.

    I shoot quite a bit of IDPA and USPSA, mostly in production and SSP nad this would be a gun used for such

    I also reload.

    Given what I have stated, which model would I be better of getting. I am leaning towards the 35.
     
  2. mike g35

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    34 all the way. You don't need to make Major PF in production division USPSA or IDPA so why go with the heavier recoil and muzzle flip of the 40S&W when you can shoot the 9mm. I have a G35 that I built for limited division and I am getting ready to buy a G34 for production. And if you don't believe me there's a guy you can ask. His name is Dave Sevigny.
     

  3. Shadyscott69

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    35 for sure for your use. You can load 40 minor with less recoil than 9mm IMO. You can also load to 40 major if you want to go up. Best of both worlds. It will cast you about $20/1000 more to load for 40.
     
  4. ChaneRZ

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    35 for sure. 3 calibers in one.
     
  5. TxGlock9

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    Lets figure this out. Why do you lean towards the 35? That said either way you Cannot go wrong.
     
  6. Glock40man

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    Either way. But, today I like the G35.
     
  7. TH237

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    Go with the 35, then you can have two additional guns in one.
     
  8. MR. TWISTER

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    I would also recommend getting the 35. I bought one last February and I got it instead of the 34 because I also reload and if I want a 9mm I can easily convert the 35. Plus this was the first .40 sw I've owned and i love it
     
  9. gatorade1

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    Once you decide, I have a 35 for sale. The gun is in brand new condition, has never been fired, or even out of the case. The only reson that the gun is termed used, is the fact that I bought it from the gun store. Other than that it is a brand new gun. I will also throw in a couple of magazines, that would bring the total to five. Good luck deciding on which one you want.
     
  10. BuckyP

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    Another vote for the 35, since you reload. I own both, prefer the 35. I feel the recoil is less than the 9mm when shooting the same (around 132) power factor. Also knocks steel down better, even at the same PF. Only down side is bullets are a little more $$. :dunno:
     
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    I wanted the 34, but stumbled onto a nice used 35 that went home with me. I'd go 35, leaving the option of conversion barrels open if I want.
     
  12. Brucev

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    Does glock make a 357sig barrel for the 35?
     
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    He'd probably say "no comment" since he doesnt rep them any more. LOL:tongueout:
     
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    Not to mention people who are getting paid to use a product will tend to factor that into their recommendations.
     
  17. alexcapone

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    I had to make the same decision last month. Went with the 35 and plan to buy a LWD 9mm conversion barrel. The reviews I've seen say that the conversion barrel fits more snug than the factory 40 caliber barrel. You have more flexibility if you buy higher caliber. If you buy lower caliber you can't go back up so my vote is for G35.
     
  18. ron59

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    The 35?

    If you reload, you can load .40 fairly soft from what I've read, practically down to 9mm levels. That would let you shoot IDPA or USPSA Production with it.

    Then if you decided to shoot Limited or L-10 in USPSA with it, you could modify your load and shoot Major.

    I just bought a G34, almost wish I had gone with a G35. I will probably pick one up eventually. I'm only reloading 9mm right now, not quite ready to make the switch to add .40 or I would have gotten the G35.
     
  19. The Viking

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    Gen 34 without a doubt. The 40 bangs on the knuckle of my middle finger of my right hand. I don't like the muzzle flip either. Now that being said, I own both.
     
  20. David Frost

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    G35. I've owned both, currently have the 35. As was stated repeatedly above, you have 3 calibers in one pistol; .40 S&W, .357 Sig and 9mm.