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Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by choppergerry, Jan 27, 2010.

  1. choppergerry

    choppergerry

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    Just wanted to say "hello" to everyone, and need help in making a decision on my next glock. I already carry a G19, but am looking for something in 45acp, since I reload in both calibers. Will it be a G 30 or 36? Can't decide. I know the G 30 holds more rounds, and has a wider grip than the G36. Any recommendations? Thanks!!
     
  2. CharlestonG26

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    If you are looking for "something in .45 acp" why does it have to be a Glock. I really like 9mm Glocks and even have a couple of .40 s&w models...but...when it comes to .45 acp...I much prefer a good 1911 or Sig P220.
     

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    G30sf feels so close to the 19. So that was my choice.
     
  4. ChuteTheMall

    ChuteTheMall Wallbuilder and Weapon Bearer

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    The G30 is not that much thicker than the G36, and has the benefits of double stack mags holding 9, 10, or 13 rounds, +1.

    It's very shootable.:cool:
     
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    Either way you can't go wrong... Flip a coin?
     
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    robin303 Helicopter Nut

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    a Glock 30 or a Para Ord LDA single or double stack. Lots of fun.
    Chris
     
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    I love 1911's, have a couple of full size ones. Great for the range, but a little too heavy (for me) to carry concealed. Looking for something light weight and reliable like my G19.
     
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    Bello America/Italia

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    30sf frame and 36 slide imho
     
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    Id also go with the G30 SF
     
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    TORCHRIDER Wake Up America

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    +1 :supergrin:
     
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    randyc74 Custom Holster Maker

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    I went with the Glock 30sf and haven't looked back.
     
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    Welcome to GT :wavey:. A wealth of information to be had here, you picked a good home. BTW I LOVE my G30 of course I have sizable mitts and it's girth isn't a problem.
     
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    Nicko GTDS FOR LIFE

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    Go with the G30SF. :thumbsup:
     
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    Ever thought about a G38 ??? its a sweet gun
     
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    I have looked at the g38, but hate to start reloading another caliber. Can 45 GAP be reloaded on 45 ACP dies? Thanks for all the replys!
     
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    Although I haven't held a G-39, I would suppose it's comparable in effectiveness and possibly more comfortable than a G-36... I think that I read where the .45 GAP casing may be thicker than the ACP's, so I'm unsure about using the same dies for reloading... I've held the 30sf and the G36 and like them both, as I'm sure I would a G39.. Is this for conceal carry or range fun..?
     
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    I'm going today again to look for a CCW, I just can't seem to make Myself settle on one and don't have the $$ for two... I really want a .45 because I have the reload stuff from My 1911 days, but I'm having a hard time finding something that I think would be thin enough to be a comfortable and a true conceal gun as I live in a hot climate... I may have to go with a .40 S&W from Glock or Smith and Wesson M&P comp to keep 9 or 10 rounds.... I think the G36 or G39 may be thin enough but I'd like more than 6 rounds...
     
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    +1 I like Glocks......a lot. But nothing can touch the 220 or a good 1911 in that caliber.