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Atlas
12-23-2010, 03:27
As no one ever comes into the "Thin to Win" room, I'm starting a G36 appreciation thread..

Seems the G36 is taking off now, as more folks discover it's virtues.
The G36 traffic in General Glocking has been on the rise in the past few months.

Count 'em off....
How many G36 owners do we have here now?

kurt1305
12-23-2010, 04:07
Present!

CajunGlock
12-23-2010, 04:21
Count me in....

Bumpfire
12-23-2010, 05:36
Two G36's= will this count as 4 or 4&5?

ldmtulsa
12-23-2010, 06:20
me too

Pecos Bill
12-23-2010, 07:39
Gotta love a G36. It's my daily carry.

JK-linux
12-23-2010, 07:41
Picked one up yesterday from a GT forum member in my area. Very nice pistol which I plan to shoot over the holidays. Thus far, it seems like a very good choice for CCW.

justdriftin
12-23-2010, 09:24
I love shooting my 36 and the 4 mags really come in handy at the range. It is my go to for CCW.

Nexttime
12-23-2010, 10:18
I'm here. Walther PPS in 9mm and a G36. Two of my favorite CCW. :-)

bklynpete
12-23-2010, 10:29
I have a G36 and just replaced my Kimber Pro Carry, for a Walther PPs in my carry rotation :cool:

dreis454
12-23-2010, 12:21
one more!

toaddad
12-23-2010, 12:50
Got a Glock 36. Great CC gun. It's light, thin enough for easy carry while still accurate, powerful and reliable. Never had a malfunction in the two years I've owned and carried it. Great for IWB or in a Smartcarry

tankermw
12-23-2010, 13:51
Just got a 36 a couple of weeks ago. Haven't shot this one yet, but I have fired one so I know I've got a keeper. It will replace my 23 for daily carry.

jbclark187
12-23-2010, 13:52
<---- this guy has one...

nohocop
12-23-2010, 17:26
G36 Forever. BUG is an S&W 340 M&P in 357 magnum. Life is good.

cocker
12-23-2010, 17:46
Plus 1

the perfesser
12-23-2010, 18:29
As Gollum says about my G36:

"We likes the Precioussss......"

dal205
12-23-2010, 19:21
Me! Bought one slightly used a little over a year ago. It's a great pistol!

FiremanJim
12-23-2010, 20:00
G36 in Crossbreed,my EDC....

xxlarge
12-24-2010, 16:15
Add me to the list. :supergrin:

ltj9296
12-25-2010, 17:02
Big fan of the G36 here, I hope it is getting more popular. IMO it is great for ccw, love to carry and shoot mine.

JK-linux
12-25-2010, 17:11
I'll be taking my new (to me) G36 to the range on Monday. I have PTO that day and plan to gift myself some quiet time at the range. 100rds of PMC Bronze 230gr and 50rds of Gold Dot 230gr. We shall see how I like having 2x 6rd magazines at the end of the trip.

hurd
12-25-2010, 19:05
Add me, love my g36....I've carried a lot of Glocks, but this is by far my favorite!!

GP55445
12-25-2010, 19:06
I do. Its the closest thing to a 1911 grip feel I probably will ever have...

Boost_Junkie
12-26-2010, 11:57
Just picked mine up today can't wait to shoot it!


Manny

willbuyone
12-26-2010, 12:04
Glock 36 my fav handgun. I hope to add 30sf soon.

deeHKman
12-26-2010, 13:19
I bought mine last Sat. and its been great. It fits my 19/32 holster and i carry it alot now. I have shot 185's to 230's in GD's and GS's most in +P and some S&B 230 FMJ all went flawless. I have nothing but good to say about the 36.

LexKing
12-26-2010, 15:37
I am glad that there is a G36 appreciation thread on this forum. I have owned and carried this pistol nearly everywhere I have gone for the last seven years. It carries well and shoots every time I pull the trigger.

Brother J
12-28-2010, 07:59
Got me one, via a trade with my son, with Dawson night sights.

Pecos Bill
12-28-2010, 08:38
CAUTION - - Looks like there is a G36 fever going around!!! :)

KB2MBC
12-28-2010, 08:49
Aye! :supergrin:

JoeG19
12-28-2010, 18:51
Probably tomorrow. I had one many years ago and it seemed to me that I needed to put Pearce +0s on the mags but I'm not sure why now. At any rate I think I have one in my near future. - 'ole joe :cool:

CanyonMan
12-28-2010, 19:04
Whats not to like ? :cool: :supergrin:


http://i869.photobucket.com/albums/ab256/yrag5951/GT%20stuff/0630001446-1.jpg



Good shooting boys.
Stay safe .




CM

JoeG19
12-28-2010, 19:16
Nice pic... :thumbsup: - 'ole joe :cool:

Atlas
12-29-2010, 16:44
Probably tomorrow. I had one many years ago and it seemed to me that I needed to put Pearce +0s on the mags but I'm not sure why now. At any rate I think I have one in my near future. - 'ole joe :cool:

My hands are so tiny that I can actually hold the G36 with all four fingers on the grip. Just barely, but I can.
Even so, I very much prefer the Pearce "+0" extensions.
They just feel better and to my eye they look much better, for what that's worth.

JoeG19
12-29-2010, 18:15
My hands are so tiny that I can actually hold the G36 with all four fingers on the grip. Just barely, but I can.
Even so, I very much prefer the Pearce "+0" extensions.
They just feel better and to my eye they look much better, for what that's worth.
I now have a brand new 36 and have ordered some ammo so I can get it to the range. I have a Blade Tech IWB left over from my old 36, and my 19 MTAC slide fits it perfectly. I'm really anxious to get it going. If I have no problems then I'll get a couple more mags from Greg Cote LLC Mags and four Pearce +0s. I spent a lot of time in Thin to Win last night checking how the new 36s are performing and you all convinced me that all is OK. Thanks. - 'ole joe :cool:

VictimNoMore
12-30-2010, 12:26
If you see me out and about, chances are my G36 is on my side.
Flawless, thus far. Perfect CCW weapon, defined.

Sonnytoo
12-30-2010, 18:21
As no one ever comes into the "Thin to Win" room, I'm starting a G36 appreciation thread..

Seems the G36 is taking off now, as more folks discover it's virtues.
The G36 traffic in General Glocking has been on the rise in the past few months.

Count 'em off....
How many G36 owners do we have here now?

I sold my original one yrs ago, and bought my OD in August. I worked up some light and hotter loads for it in the Thin To Win room. Be careful with the hotter ones; they throw the brass about twenty feet; probably are +P.
Had no problems of any kind; recoil is fine. Primers not flattened; ejected brass looks fine. Got some of these loads from Canyon Man on Thin To Win.
Use with caution.
Don't buy too many SWC's; mine won't eject the fired case, as the rim hits the rim of the next SWC in the top of the mag.
I use RN, plated, Remingtons, XTP's, commercial SD loads, all with no problems.
Enjoy your gun, Dee.
Sonnytoo

den888
01-01-2011, 23:23
G36 fan here!

Sonnytoo
01-02-2011, 07:25
Just got my OD 36 in August, 2010. It's a great gun, my EDC in Milt Sparks SSII holster.

And Canyon Man.... GREAT PHOTO
S2

CanyonMan
01-02-2011, 13:57
Just got my OD 36 in August, 2010. It's a great gun, my EDC in Milt Sparks SSII holster.

And Canyon Man.... GREAT PHOTO
S2



Lucky with the cell phone, but thanks amigo ! ;)



Stay safe bud.





CM

quantico
01-03-2011, 11:25
I like my g36. It is the right caliber and reliable and the 6 + 1 does not scare me if I have a spare mag in a pocket . The gun is just a great pistol that is easy to shoot and easy to hide. What else do you need ????

G36_Me
01-03-2011, 16:01
yep, I have one. Shot it today at the range.

dreis454
01-03-2011, 17:38
Glock 36 my fav handgun. I hope to add 30sf soon.

IMO,don't waste your time with the 30sf.
After shooting the 36,you won't shoot the 30sf....If ya want a bigger .45,get a 21.

Pecos Bill
01-04-2011, 13:13
I like my g36. It is the right caliber and reliable and the 6 + 1 does not scare me if I have a spare mag in a pocket . The gun is just a great pistol that is easy to shoot and easy to hide. What else do you need ????

Have a standard mag and ordered the pearce +1 for total of 8. Both work just fine. Didn't have to do anything to the spring.

tuica
01-04-2011, 13:41
Purchased my G36 a little over a year ago, and it is far and away my main CCW-with Pearce +0). I know this as I jot down which one I carry each day and save the calenders (have since 1983!) The next Glock that gets toted in quantity is the G39, and in the summer, the Ruger LCP. HNY!

Further breakdown on 2010 CC if interested:

G36: 81 "carries" G39: 25 LCP: 29 XD40SC: 21

G23: 14 G37: 12 SW40VE: 9

lcp
01-04-2011, 17:31
I have had my most recent 36 owned for about two months. I just received a Archangel AIWB holster that I have had since yesterday so I am adjusting to this form of carry.

Lockback
01-06-2011, 16:51
I bought my G36 quite awhile ago ... 2001, as I recall.
I've always had affection for small .45's, including two Colt Officers Models, both of which were flawed enough I dumped them eventually.
The G36, however, met my expectations and more.
It's as reliable as my 1911 but lighter and much more concealable.
It's as durable as the Rock of Gibraltar.
In my Crossbreed Supertuck, I literally forget sometimes it's there. But if I need it ...
I bought it as a carry gun years before my state allowed legal carry. I hedged my bets and for once got it right. :supergrin:

73JER
01-11-2011, 17:38
My favorite EDC.

kemosabe
01-17-2011, 15:28
I carry mine every day.:cool:

PrimaryTarget
01-24-2011, 14:15
I've got a G36... EDC for me.

felix3544
01-24-2011, 15:10
I've had my G36 close to a year.Great gun. 1911 used to be my duty carry in the Army. I was in tanks but the G36 is a sweet gun. My CCW in a Super Tuck Crossbreed. What a comfort to wear. Also an extra magazine on opposit side.

Ak.Hiker
01-24-2011, 23:00
When I want to go light its either my Glock 36 or my Ruger SP 101 357 Magnum. The Glock is light and handy, thin and it fits my hand like a glove. It is lighter than the SP and holds two more rounds so for light weight carry it is hard to beat. If you ever doubt the 45 acp as a woods walking gun give the Buffalo Bore 230 grain +P FMJ flat point a try.

pens-66
01-25-2011, 09:00
Ive had a few G36s in the past and just traded for my first OD G36. Can't wait to get to the range. I've never had a single malfunction out of any of them. It's definately in my top 2 of Glocks:supergrin:

CBH
01-26-2011, 05:43
Yep...I've got one too! :wavey:

http://glocktalk.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=211721&d=1295400890

glockman9mm
01-27-2011, 13:30
got mine last september. Have about 300rds through her now with one failure to eject early on with crappy Federal Champion ammo.

Just tried some +p 230gr. stuff in her yesterday and boy that stuff is snappy in this little beast.

Am i gaining much using +p with the short barrel this gun has????

deeHKman
01-28-2011, 19:27
got mine last september. Have about 300rds through her now with one failure to eject early on with crappy Federal Champion ammo.

Just tried some +p 230gr. stuff in her yesterday and boy that stuff is snappy in this little beast.

Am i gaining much using +p with the short barrel this gun has????

I have mostly +P .45 in 185 to 230gr GoldDots and GoldenSabres i see a difference from the non +P but i see a positive in the +P's in the shorter barrel. But any good .45 ammo i bet would do its job.:wavey:

usmc2537gunny
01-28-2011, 19:33
count me in, OD green, I'll never get rid of it!!!

Ak.Hiker
01-28-2011, 23:50
got mine last september. Have about 300rds through her now with one failure to eject early on with crappy Federal Champion ammo.

Just tried some +p 230gr. stuff in her yesterday and boy that stuff is snappy in this little beast.

Am i gaining much using +p with the short barrel this gun has????

I have mostly +P .45 in 185 to 230gr GoldDots and GoldenSabres i see a difference from the non +P but i see a positive in the +P's in the shorter barrel. But any good .45 ammo i bet would do its job.:wavey:

I like a couple of +P loads depending on my needs. If I carry my Glock in the woods in the winter I like the Hornady 230 grain TAP +P as well as the Buffalo Bore 230 grain FMJ flat point +P or the Double Tap TMJ. They all hit harder than standard loads. However I would be willing to bet that for most uses a standard 230 grain load would be plenty with less recoil as well. Not sure of the velocity out of the 36 but I do know that the BB FMJ flat point +P will penetrate deeper than standard ball. If I had to pick one type over the other a good standard 230 grain load would work for most of my needs. In the book Living With Glocks by Robert Boatman the Black Hills 230 grain +P load was running at 930 in a Glock 36. Not bad for such a lightweight gun.

bignuglyone
01-31-2011, 10:24
I'm not new to guns or Glocks. I bought a LNIB 36 last Saturday. SER# PWC247. Any idea of DOB? Also, is scherer +1 the only way to achieve 7 rounds in magazine??

Thanks, Jim

pens-66
01-31-2011, 10:34
I'm not new to guns or Glocks. I bought a LNIB 36 last Saturday. SER# PWC247. Any idea of DOB? Also, is scherer +1 the only way to achieve 7 rounds in magazine??

Thanks, Jim

Get the Pearce PG-36. It is a +1 extention. They look better and the Scherer are know to be junk. I like the PG-360 the best (+0) they look more factory than the factory ones do :)

bignuglyone
01-31-2011, 10:54
Get the Pearce PG-36. It is a +1 extention. They look better and the Scherer are know to be junk. I like the PG-360 the best (+0) they look more factory than the factory ones do :)

O.K. Thanks for response. I've got a Pearce +0 on the way to me. I need a bit more to hold on to grip wise. I'll take a look at the Pearce +1.

Thanks again, Jim

cpelliott
01-31-2011, 14:06
I'm not new to guns or Glocks. I bought a LNIB 36 last Saturday. SER# PWC247. Any idea of DOB?
August 2010.
http://glocktalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1287557

bignuglyone
01-31-2011, 15:27
Well..I'm really dumb. But real men don't read instructions .. right? Well Thankyou cpelliott, Date on my little envelope with spent case is August 2010, confirmed by supplied link. Someone didn't think too much of this 36. It looks unfired.

Thanks again, Jim

Navin
02-02-2011, 20:37
Word up

rich e
02-08-2011, 22:29
Count me in..

CanyonMan
02-08-2011, 23:04
got mine last september. Have about 300rds through her now with one failure to eject early on with crappy Federal Champion ammo.

Just tried some +p 230gr. stuff in her yesterday and boy that stuff is snappy in this little beast.

Am i gaining much using +p with the short barrel this gun has????

I have mostly +P .45 in 185 to 230gr GoldDots and GoldenSabres i see a difference from the non +P but i see a positive in the +P's in the shorter barrel. But any good .45 ammo i bet would do its job.:wavey:


David,

As long as you can run 230gr ammo through your 36 that will leave the muzzle at 850 + your fine. One of the beautiful things about the 45acp is that it just does not suffer much form barrel length.

Look up Sonnytoo's ballistic chart on this forum somewhere.... I gave him a load or two, but the rest are all his. He did a very good job of running chrono on the 36. I did not have the time, but I am glad my amigo found the time to get it done and done well.

I carry my G36 a little more all the time. EDC still my M1911 45 acp. BUT, when i do carry the 36 and that is more and more now a days, I carry the WW PDX1 in it, or my own reloads with 230grs and 7.5/7.7grs Power Pistol, which is a +P for sure around 925/950fps + These, are as you say "snappy." But (for me at least) not at all unmanageable (sp).

You do not need to lighten you bullet weight for fear of not having enough velocity to accomplish a good SD round. Again, you loose the whole idea of the 45acp. A 230gr bullet in that G36 that will leave the muzzle as I said, around 850fps + is fine... You may have to go to a 230gr +P round to get there (850+) with a factory load, but +P (even though not my choice really, in much of anything) will NOT hurt that G36 I assure you. If you can handle the recoil. To me the recoil is really nothing, to others it is harsh.

As I sad, I do reload mine with 230gr whatever's that I want to carry, and under them is 7.7grs Power Pistol. If you reload this will be the ticket for ya. Most all my carry loads are my own handloads. It is an internet myth that your in trouble using relaods if you go to court.... :faint:

Do not fall into the lighter bullet 'trap' to get more from the shorter barrel. Now you loose monentum. Dang like I said, I even carry the WW PDX1's in mine at times, and a good deal of the time RNFP ball. ;)

Email me when ya can. Haven't heard from ya in a few weeks....


Bless ya


CM

Sonnytoo
02-09-2011, 18:34
Hey CM...missed you, my friend. How are ya?
My thread was missing in action, so I just put it back in, under "Loads for G36", here on Thin to Win.
CanyonMan sold me on Power Pistol loads for warmer loads, and they work great. No signs of overpressure, although your results may vary. I'm sure that some of the warmer loads are at least +P.
I know that some of the ejected brass gets thrown into next week.
:)
I have to admit, after shooting 50-100 of these hot loads, it was kind of nice to go to the those mild 200gr loads. When CM wants a milder load, he pulls out his .44 mag.
I don't get to this section of the forum often enough. I seem to hang out on General Glocking...trying to convince the boys to buy G36's.
Like my old bud CM, I also carry WW PDX1's in mine when I go to town. My son-in-law is a SWAT cop supervisor, head of firearms training, (a smart guy) and his department uses these also.
regards,
S2

Ak.Hiker
02-09-2011, 23:58
Like CM I also like 230 ball and 230 grain Hornady XTP's. Out of the newer bullets on the market the Winchester PDX 1 is beginning to look like a real fine choice. A bonded bullet that is designed for deep penetration sounds like the best of both worlds. I wonder how it would perform on medium sized game?

Ridgerunner665
02-10-2011, 00:21
I've had mine for almost a week...and I like it!

EDIT: I noticed we were talking loads...

I worked on some loads the day after I got my G36...I went with 6.1 grains of Unique lit by a CCI primer under a 230 XTP in Remington brass.

Its chrono's 820 fps with VERY low ES...(I weigh every charge though)

I didn't get time to do much accuracy testing, but I'm sure it will be fine. (I will shoot some targets when I get back home)

CanyonMan
02-10-2011, 10:33
Hey CM...missed you, my friend. How are ya?
My thread was missing in action, so I just put it back in, under "Loads for G36", here on Thin to Win.
CanyonMan sold me on Power Pistol loads for warmer loads, and they work great. No signs of overpressure, although your results may vary. I'm sure that some of the warmer loads are at least +P.
I know that some of the ejected brass gets thrown into next week.
:)
I have to admit, after shooting 50-100 of these hot loads, it was kind of nice to go to the those mild 200gr loads. When CM wants a milder load, he pulls out his .44 mag.

I don't get to this section of the forum often enough. I seem to hang out on General Glocking...trying to convince the boys to buy G36's.

Like my old bud CM, I also carry WW PDX1's in mine when I go to town. My son-in-law is a SWAT cop supervisor, head of firearms training, (a smart guy) and his department uses these also.
regards,
S2



I have to admit, after shooting 50-100 of these hot loads, it was kind of nice to go to the those mild 200gr loads. When CM wants a milder load, he pulls out his .44 mag


LOL :rofl: That's funny as heck !

Those 7.5/7.7grs PP under the 230gr bullet in the G36 are some stout little buggers. But I love 'em and I "know" you do to ! haha

I think I turned I guy completely away from the G36 the other day out here. I had the 7.7grs PP in there, and let him shoot it. I had a 3.5# connector in it and it went off pretty easy (i was playin around with some stuff) He rapped off bam bam bam. Then he looked at me like I was crazy and handed it back. I said... "nice little gun ain't it" ? He just sorta smirked a little and said, with a very weak voice.. "Yeah." He made NO more mention of it! :rofl:


I been havin fun with this little guy (the 36) and it is very well broke in (so to speak).

Yeah, like your son-in-law, I really like the WW PDX1's more and more all the time. I see NO problem with them even out of this short barrel.

Well, amigo. Good to hear from you, and you stay safe and watch your six ! Give me a shout whenever ya can ! ;)


Bless ya


CM

CanyonMan
02-10-2011, 11:00
Like CM I also like 230 ball and 230 grain Hornady XTP's. Out of the newer bullets on the market the Winchester PDX 1 is beginning to look like a real fine choice. A bonded bullet that is designed for deep penetration sounds like the best of both worlds. I wonder how it would perform on medium sized game?

Hey AK, How are ya man?

Yep you know me pretty dang good. I do love in the 45acp my 230gr RNFP's
I would not hesitateto take 50 yard deer with the M1911 and 230gr WW PDX1 AK. Not at all . This is a good deep penetrating round and I really like it.

I do love the XTP's as you stated and Hard Cast being my favorite of everything, Even as a SD on the ranch as you have heard Bob and I talk about the south of the border illegals running around all over a mans place out in this country. It is really very thick cover here and some cactus rises will get up to over 9 feet and more in height with all the mesquite and buffalo grass it makes for some thick cover if a man has problems with a cougar or a two legged coyote/drug runner/people smuggler, the HC is the ticket.


http://i869.photobucket.com/albums/ab256/yrag5951/GT%20stuff/IMG_08434042.jpg

http://i869.photobucket.com/albums/ab256/yrag5951/GT%20stuff/IMG_0098.jpg

http://i869.photobucket.com/albums/ab256/yrag5951/GT%20stuff/pics0092.jpg


So the Hard Cast are loaded in my hog leg on my hip, (44mag/45LC) and in the G20 mags and G20 gun in the sadle bags.

When in town, I carry the 45acp in M1911 or now, at times the G36 and stuff them with the PDX1 or the 230gr FMJ RNFP's. When i do use the XTP's I reload them myself usually or carry the Hornady TAP 230gr. I like that load.


You ought to get some of the PDX 1's (major hint) and do some of your spruce testing amigo. I am always interested in hearing your findings on those test. Please let me know in some way, what you come up with if you do this. I would be very interested, as I know folks here would be, and I know it would be a great post for the Furniture Penetration thread... Man that would add to what we have already seen this bullet do.

Really trying to talk you into this ain't I ? Nothing like being subtle ! :supergrin:


Well, I needed to scoot about 10 minutes ago, and as slow as I type this took about 15. haha

Stay safe amigo, and consider that spruce test. ;)

I can already tell ya. I truly would not be one bit afraid (from what I already know) to shoot a under 50yd deer with the 230gr PDX1.. I would not suggest anything larger than that. That is gettng into HC territory. ;)


Be safe and bless ya !



CM

tmfisher57
02-15-2011, 21:33
Throw my name in the hat for the G36. Been carrying it for almost a year now with no problems at all..

RNAV(GPS)RWY 06
02-18-2011, 13:57
My Favorite GLOCK. EDC.

Ridgerunner665
02-18-2011, 14:17
I would not hesitateto take 50 yard deer with the M1911 and 230gr WW PDX1 AK. Not at all . This is a good deep penetrating round and I really like it.



I have killed a fair number of deer with a 1911 in 45acp...mostly using 230 grain XTP's at 830 fps (7 grains of Power Pistol)

I killed my first few (with the 1911, a Baer stainless Stinger) using factory ammo, 230 grain Remimgton Golden Sabres to be exact....here is a recovered bullet (Golden Sabre)

http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc137/Ridgerunner665/120_2078.jpg

It entered high on the left shoulder, through the shoulder blade, through a rib, through the lungs, between the ribs, exited in the "armpit" area on the off side, re-entered the right front leg, broke the leg, and came to rest just under the skin....almost complete penetration (appx. 24" of skin, bone, muscle, and lungs)...and from a very steep shot angle, I was 40 feet above and about 15 yards away from the deer.

The bullet was still in 1 piece when I found it...but came apart after I dug it out.

I haven't been able to recover an XTP yet...every one has went through the deer and kept on going.

CanyonMan
02-22-2011, 14:21
I have killed a fair number of deer with a 1911 in 45acp...mostly using 230 grain XTP's at 830 fps (7 grains of Power Pistol)

I killed my first few (with the 1911, a Baer stainless Stinger) using factory ammo, 230 grain Remimgton Golden Sabres to be exact....here is a recovered bullet (Golden Sabre)

http://i217.photobucket.com/albums/cc137/Ridgerunner665/120_2078.jpg

It entered high on the left shoulder, through the shoulder blade, through a rib, through the lungs, between the ribs, exited in the "armpit" area on the off side, re-entered the right front leg, broke the leg, and came to rest just under the skin....almost complete penetration (appx. 24" of skin, bone, muscle, and lungs)...and from a very steep shot angle, I was 40 feet above and about 15 yards away from the deer.

The bullet was still in 1 piece when I found it...but came apart after I dug it out.

I haven't been able to recover an XTP yet...every one has went through the deer and kept on going.




Hey amigo..

No doubt the XTP loaded properly and properly placed of course out of the M1911 will take deer. I Like XTP's and always have. Very good deep penetrating bullet. They do have their velocity limitations, but no worries there from a 45acp . ha.

I use all Hard cast bullets in my hand guns for hunting 99% of the time. The 1% that aren't HC are the XTP's. BearTooth bullets makes a very nice HC especially for the 45acp, and at 50yds it passes completly through deer out of the M1911..


Although not the gun I reccomend for deer hunting, it sure will get the job done with the right bullet/load combination and proper placement, as you have proved here as well..

I been loading the little G36 up with 7.7grs Power Pistol and 230gr bullwts for SD. I EDC an M1911 45acp, and am finding myself after allllll these years leaning toward the G29 10mm when going out the door. Never thought I'd see that day ! haha.

It probably won't last long as I am a 45 nut, and carried one waaaay to long to back out now. haha.

Those GS's in your pic look good. Very good in fact, and sure did their job.

Yeh, the WW 230gr PDX1 is a really good bonded bullet thatgets very deep penetration, and would also work well out of the 45 at short range. I sometimes do carry the PDX1 in the 45 when going out the door, if not carrying my reloads. I really like that bullet. I wish they offered it for the hand loader. Man that would be nice, especially in the shorter barreled 45's.

May have to pull a few of them and just load them "my way." haha ;)


Good post.
Good pic.

Have a good hunt this year amigo.




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felix3544
02-23-2011, 09:45
I have a S&W 38 snubby 5 rounds, a S&W 9MM 12 rounds, a S&W 22 5 rounds and a G36. The G36 is my concealed carry with 2 extra mags 100% of the time.

Ak.Hiker
02-25-2011, 23:20
I have a S&W 38 snubby 5 rounds, a S&W 9MM 12 rounds, a S&W 22 5 rounds and a G36. The G36 is my concealed carry with 2 extra mags 100% of the time.

What load go you carry in your 36? It sounds like you must be very happy with your 36.

tankermw
03-05-2011, 21:48
I had a problem with the slide stop (used gun), but now she runs flawlessly! Definately my favorite Glock. It carries great in my Alabama Holster.

Ridgerunner665
03-05-2011, 22:05
Its kinda weird...how fast the G36 grew on me. I find myself missing it while its gone back to the factory to get the peening issue fixed, even though I have my trusty 1911 to carry in the meantime...I still miss the G36, and I only carried it a couple of weeks before I had to send it back.

captcurly
03-07-2011, 08:50
Count me in. G36 concealed carry and shooter since 2/02.

low octane
03-07-2011, 09:05
Me too...love mine.:wavey:

kostnerave
03-08-2011, 15:38
I do. Its the closest thing to a 1911 grip feel I probably will ever have...

Replaced my connector with 3.5 and now it also has the trigger pull of a 1911. :supergrin:

G27Chief
03-15-2011, 21:44
Great gun

Twodog
03-23-2011, 17:39
Count me in. My favorite gun.

Lobo Feroz
03-23-2011, 17:55
word, mine in OD

bkenut
03-23-2011, 21:01
Great carry gun..also very accurate.

JoeG19
03-26-2011, 19:43
Great carry gun..also very accurate.

I just qualified with mine. Ran like a top. - 'ole joe :cool:

nolt
03-27-2011, 08:45
if i dont feel comfy carrying a 5" 1911 (rare) then the g36 is what gets carried.

cetera
03-30-2011, 11:55
LOVE my 36.

oily_oink
04-08-2011, 01:41
I love my G36! :supergrin:

Glock Master
04-10-2011, 09:02
I love my G36, great pistol. (very accurate) .45 ACP rules!