G36

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  1. Glock17193643

    Glock17193643

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    I have a G36 that I have had for year or two. Maybe shot 50 times. I have 8 other 9mm. Should I keep or trade? I never carry it. Just sits in safe. Opinions?
     
  2. NewYorker

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    Well for the size, its more of a carry gun. And if you dont carry it, then get rid of it. Unless you want a single stack 45.

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  3. quantico

    quantico 1911 lover Millennium Member

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    I have not used my 36 in a while. Not getting rid of it. Have a nice holster setup for it.
     
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  4. Mike-M

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    Save it until you are some day ready for a weapon that fires a substantial cartridge.
     
  5. Borg Warner

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    My opinion is that you should shoot that gun. Don't let it sit in the safe.
     
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  6. Toocool45

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    The Glock 36 is a very accurate pistol. A great carry gun too. I would not sell it. Sell one of your many 9MM models. Add to the fact that in this era of not being able to buy 9MM ammo at some stores. Its another cartridge, so you could find 45ACP? Or could you?
     
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  7. nerr

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    +1 exactly this if for no other reason than the ammo availability. If I were you I'd buy the 45acp ammo available in most places I look online or LGS before it gets scarce and grossly overpriced.

    Carrying the 36 is fairly easy, though there are fewer rounds than a lot of other caliber carry pistols. But it's better than nothing if you run out of other calibers. Like you I have one I've not carried in years and fire once in a while.
     
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  8. Spartan24

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    G36 was unfortunately ahead of its time as a single stack carry gun. Now that it’s time has arrived, it’s in the wrong caliber. Go figure.:confused:
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  9. Cracker007

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    I have had mine for a long time and while it doesn’t get shot very often any more there is no way I would sell it. It’s a great carry gun that fires a great cartridge. I wonder what Shield Arms could do for magazine capacity?
     
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  10. CanyonMan

    CanyonMan In The Saddle

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    I always liked the 36...



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  11. Folsom_Prison

    Folsom_Prison Brew Crew

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    Sell it and get a shield in 45, people seem to love them. I love my 9mm versions and the 45 has been more than tempting. I’ve thought about grabbing one and retiring my G30.
     
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    Sold my 36 the first time I shot the Shield 45. However, will be holding on to my Glock 30SF.
     
  13. MrRustyII

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    I'd be tempted to get a G30 gen 4 and swap the G36 slide on it and have yourself a gen 4 G30S.
     
  14. cherokeewarrior

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    Send it to me, mine needs a twin!!
     
  15. Blanton

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    Really? Stop looking for validation. Put on your big boy pants and make up your own mind instead of wanting someone else to make it up for you.
     
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    We find it interesting that you "never carry" your G36, as we consider ours very good for concealed carry. Ours hides conveniently and has been absolutely reliable. It punches a relatively large hole, which we find reassuring. Never been very concerned about being "limited" to 6+1 rounds.

    Our only real complaint against it is that it bucks (we are a bit of a sissy when it comes to recoil). We grant that the relatively stout recoil must be considered a cost of doing business with such a light pistol launching .45ACP ordnance.

    Pray tell, what about your G36 causes you to not care to carry it"

    We trudge on.