American Derringer LM5 Summary

The LM5 by American Derringer is a blowback operated semi-auto Pistol produced during 1997 which sells new for $710.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $525.00. It's caliber is listed at .25 Automatic with a muzzle velocity (MV) From 750 to 900 ft/sec, muzzle energy (ME) From 62 to 73 ft-lb, and muzzle weight (WT) From 35 to 50 grains. The American Derringer LM5 has sights, a plastic grip, stainless steel frame, and a single-action (SA) trigger. This handgun has a 5-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 6 rounds. The LM5 has a recoil factor of 0.55 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 34918.

Glock 42 Summary

The 42 by Glock is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 2014 which sells new for $480.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $375.00. It's caliber is listed at .380 Automatic with a muzzle velocity (MV) From 900 to 1050 ft/sec, muzzle energy (ME) From 168 to 220 ft-lb, and muzzle weight (WT) From 88 to 115 grains. The Glock 42 has fixed, white dot front, white square U rear sights, a integrated polymer grip, polymer frame, and a Glock single-action (SA) trigger. This handgun has a 6-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 7 rounds. The 42 has a recoil factor of 4.63 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 96723.

Comparison Chart

Title:American Derringer LM5Glock 42
Caliber:.25 Automatic.380 Automatic
Common Name:6.35mm Browning9mm Browning Short
Type:PistolPistol
Production Years:19972014
MV:From 750 to 900 ft/secFrom 900 to 1050 ft/sec
ME:From 62 to 73 ft-lbFrom 168 to 220 ft-lb
WT:From 35 to 50 grainsFrom 88 to 115 grains
Brand Name:American DerringerGlock
Model Number:LM542
Retail Price:$710.00$480.00
Used Price:$525.00$375.00
Action:blowback operated semi-autorecoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:single-action (SA)Glock single-action (SA)
Safety Type:'Safe Action' trigger safety
Magazine Capacity:5-round6-round
Frame Material:stainless steelpolymer
Grip Type:plasticintegrated polymer
Sights:fixed, white dot front, white square U rear
Width:No Data0.94-in
Length:4-in5.94-in
Height:No Data4.13-in
Barrel:2.25-in3.2-in
Weight:15-oz13.76-oz
IDPA Power Factor:3491896723
Recoil Factor:0.55 ft-lb4.63 ft-lb
Total Capacity:6 rounds7 rounds