Quick Question - Can you shoot standard .45 ACP in a G36 -.45GAP?

Quick Question - Can you shoot standard .45 ACP in a G36 -.45GAP?

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    Quick Question - Can you shoot standard .45 ACP in a G36 -.45GAP?

    Can you shoot standard .45 ACP in a G36 -.45 GAP? I am new to this platform.

    TIA for the help!
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    No, ACP is a longer cartridge.
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    Quick answer: No.
    A man fires a rifle for many years, and he goes to war. And afterward he turns the rifle in at the armory, and he believes he's finished with the rifle. But no matter what else he might do with his hands - love a woman, build a house, change his son's diaper - his hands remember the rifle.

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    no!
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    G36, 30 and 21 are chambered for .45 ACP . . . The G37, 38 and 39 are chambered for .45 GAP.
    So, Yes you can shoot .45 ACP in a G36 but NOT 45 GAP..
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    Good to go.. Thank you all. I appreciate the help!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mardet65 View Post
    G36, 30 and 21 are chambered for .45 ACP . . . The G37, 38 and 39 are chambered for .45 GAP.
    So, Yes you can shoot .45 ACP in a G36 but NOT 45 GAP..
    Good catch.
    A man fires a rifle for many years, and he goes to war. And afterward he turns the rifle in at the armory, and he believes he's finished with the rifle. But no matter what else he might do with his hands - love a woman, build a house, change his son's diaper - his hands remember the rifle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OPFOR View Post
    Good catch.
    Thank you Sir. I own a G30 and G36. My EDC is the G36.
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