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The G-36 is the single stack .45acp. I'm very familiar with that model and it's slimmer than my G-26 9mm - and almost as compact. It works well in my G-26 holsters, too. The G-36 is significantly more compact than the G-30 because of its slim design.

I've read some stuff about feed malfs, but my buddy has shot 1000s of 230gr hardball rounds without a single one of those notorious malfs. Recoil with that same load is mild and manageable, too - excellent functional ergonomics.

I like the G-36 so much, I'm gonna get one for myself later this year.

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Xtimberman,

I really like my G26 and it is very accurate with a good trigger. But I wish I would have bought the G36 just because I like 45 acp. Have you looked at the 45 Gap gun ? A lot of state law enforcement departments are getting them.

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Whlgun & 1911 fan said:
Have you looked at the 45 Gap gun ? Jack
Yes, I looked at the .45 GAP Sub-compact model briefly - then rejected it out-of-hand. I did not want to fool with another "designer" cartridge - particularly one where I would have to buy expensive hard-to-find ammo and even harder-to-find spent cases for reloading.

I had also been looking closely at the G-30 .45acp, but when Glock introduced the single stack G-36, I lost all interest in the "Baby" GAP model. .45 acp ammo and components are available most everywhere and I was already set up to reload that cartridge.

Don't get me wrong. .45 GAP is a great cartridge with near-45acp ballistics - and can be had in that sub-compact G-26 size, but I didn't want another handloading project - just to keep it shooting.

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I completely understand. I am trying to stay with the 9mm. 38/357 and 45 acp for reloading. Although the 45 acp dies will work for the 45 gap, I too do not want different brass around.
 
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