Glock 36 - Function and Size

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by Bill Lumberg, Mar 18, 2010.

  1. Bill Lumberg

    Bill Lumberg BTF Inventor

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    For those that have owned, shot, and carried 36's, I have the following questions:

    Has your 36 functioned well?

    It has been asserted here that any holster for the 27/23/22 will fit a 36, however, the dimension of the 36 is listed as smaller than these guns. Have any of you found normal 27/23/22 holsters to fit a 36 just as precisely?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Slug71

    Slug71

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    As youve seen, ive only shot a 150rds but ive had none issues.
    As for holsters, i believe when i looked the 19, 23 and 32 will fit the 36.
     

  3. Atlas

    Atlas transmogrifier

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    Both of my G36' function 100%.
     
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    I have had 3 over the years and each one had functioned flawlessly. I loved that gun. One of the best CCW pistols..IMO. As far as holsters go, most leather holsters will work if you get for the G19/23 compacts.. Holsters will work from the 27/26 but it will stick out some.. I used to many kydex holsters that worked as well. I used all my holsters for my G19 with the 36 you just can't go the other way.
     
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  5. Rusty Shackleford

    Rusty Shackleford mmhmm

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    Functions great.

    All my glock holsters (all are kydex or hybrid) fit the G36 fine, although they're for the 19/26 size frames
     
  6. gatorboy

    gatorboy

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    It's pretty nice
    I won't bad mouth the 36 but you must really hate the .40S&W or love the .45ACP to choose a 36 over a 23 - IMO of course.
     
  7. Slug71

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  8. mrmedina

    mrmedina NRA Member

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    My 36 is just fine, no issues.
    Different holsters work the same for 36.
     
  9. G36_Me

    G36_Me

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    To answer the question: does the G36 function well?

    There needs to be some background assumptions made. Here is my input:
    Does the G36 function well with 230gr FMJ bullets? For me: yes, with any type of factory or reload (don't get off base with after market barrels and if reloads should or should not be shot thru factory barrel).

    Is the gun modified? If not modified: for me, shots perfectly

    If modified: yes and no.

    yes: I've had good luck with Ghost 3.5 connector and stainless steel recoil spring.
    no: with extended slide lock, so removed it

    As to the folks that say why G36, here are my reasons:
    1. fits my hand
    2. I only reload 45 and 38, so didn't have to add 40 to my bench
    3. it is a Glock, good gun
    4. easy to carry, light in weight (dark in color ha ha)
    5. accurate. The gun is competitive in indoor Glock Shoot competitions, plus, the fun of having to change mags to complete a 10 round string only adds to the fun and challenge.

    I have no issue to the capacity of mag that some people discuss. To me, it is all relative and on a continuum. Carry a 1 shot derringer or carry a 100 round mag sticking out of a gun, you choose what makes you happy. You can see I'm more at the low end of mag capacity to make me happy.

    In summary, imho, given certain assumptions, the gun functions well.
     
  10. robertwh

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    I have shot thousands of rounds through my 36 without a hiccup. I have shot many different brands and grains of bullets. It will eat and shoot anything I feed it except wadcutters. I love it!

    It is my favorite Glock for Concealed Carry. I love my 23,19, and 26, and 21 but my 36 edges them all out. The 36 just plain rocks. Everyone is different and I love every Glock I own along with every Glock I don't own. I just prefer the 36.

    I understand and can live with the fact than many others may have different preferences. It's no big deal as far as I am concerned.:wavey:

    Oh yeah,

    I can carry my 36 in the same holster I carry my 19 and 23. It's a Galco on the waist holster.

    And it fits my Serpa 19 and 23 holster as well.
     
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  11. swannick

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    Mine shoots well. No problems. Only thing I added is an extended slide stop and have had no issues with that. I have a Blackhawk Serpa holster and it fits my 36 and 27. I have a Fobus paddle holster and both guns work in that as well.
     
  12. G36_Me

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    regarding the holster, I like this one for general range use. It is not the most comfortable for concealed carry, but works also. I have an under arm rig also, but wanted to show this one> Blackhawk! Sportster Serpa Holster + paddle. Box says for Glock 26/27/33 but fits my G36 perfectly. Very secure. You can also holster the gun with the slide back, which I like for clearly demonstrating the gun is unloaded when away from the firing line.

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  13. TuxthePenguin

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    jam-o-matic
    Selling mine soon.
     
  14. Rusty Shackleford

    Rusty Shackleford mmhmm

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    Something I can help you with, bud?
     
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    I have mine for 3+ years . I have never had an issue.
     
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    My life depends on mine. OD G36 Trijicons, extended slide release, 3.5# connector, pierce +0s, M-TAC holster= amazing setup.

    .45 because a .40 is smaller!
     
  17. Jordan3206

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    Slug even the Serpa Holsters wich are 100% kydex are listed for the 26/27/36 :faint:
     
  18. Ryobi

    Ryobi SummertimeRules

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    From a previous post. So, it was or it wasn't your grip? Just curious.

     
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