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.

Smith & Wesson M&P Compact Summary

The M&P Compact by Smith & Wesson is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 2007 which sells new for $569.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $350.00. It's caliber is listed at .40 S&W with a muzzle velocity (MV) From 985 to 1325 ft/sec, muzzle energy (ME) From 355 to 500 ft-lb, and muzzle weight (WT) From 135 to 180 grains. The Smith & Wesson M&P Compact has ramp front, Novak Lo-Mount rear sights, a integrated polymer grip, Zytel polymer frame, and a striker single-action (SA) trigger. This handgun has a 10-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 11 rounds. The M&P Compact has a recoil factor of 8.95 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 172536.

Comparison Chart

Title:American Derringer LM5Smith & Wesson M&P Compact
Caliber:.25 Automatic.40 S&W
Common Name:6.35mm Browning.40 Smith & Wesson Auto
Type:PistolPistol
Production Years:19972007
MV:From 750 to 900 ft/secFrom 985 to 1325 ft/sec
ME:From 62 to 73 ft-lbFrom 355 to 500 ft-lb
WT:From 35 to 50 grainsFrom 135 to 180 grains
Brand Name:American DerringerSmith & Wesson
Model Number:LM5M&P Compact
Retail Price:$710.00$569.00
Used Price:$525.00$350.00
Action:blowback operated semi-autorecoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:single-action (SA)striker single-action (SA)
Safety Type:passive trigger safety
Magazine Capacity:5-round10-round
Frame Material:stainless steelZytel polymer
Grip Type:plasticintegrated polymer
Sights:ramp front, Novak Lo-Mount rear
Width:No Data1.2-in
Length:4-in6.7-in
Height:No Data4.3-in
Barrel:2.25-in3.5-in
Weight:15-oz23.4-oz
IDPA Power Factor:34918172536
Recoil Factor:0.55 ft-lb8.95 ft-lb
Total Capacity:6 rounds11 rounds