Astra A-90 Summary

The A-90 by Astra is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 1986 - 1990 which sells new for $500.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $395.00. It's caliber is listed at .45 Automatic with a muzzle velocity (MV) From 830 to 1140 ft/sec, muzzle energy (ME) From 333 to 573 ft-lb, and muzzle weight (WT) From 165 to 230 grains. The Astra A-90 has fixed blade front, adjustable rear sights, a black plastic grip, blued finish steel frame, and a double-action (DA/SA) trigger. This handgun has a 9-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 10 rounds. The A-90 has a recoil factor of Insufficient Data and IDPA Power Factor of 190224.

SIG P226 Scorpion Summary

The P226 Scorpion by SIG is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 2012 - 2015 which sells new for $1,405.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $1,005.00. It's caliber is listed at 9mm Luger with a muzzle velocity (MV) From 985 to 1500 ft/sec, muzzle energy (ME) From 294 to 450 ft-lb, and muzzle weight (WT) From 90 to 147 grains. The SIG P226 Scorpion has SIGLITE night sights sights, a Hogue G-10 Piranha grips grip, anodized aluminum frame, and a double-action (DA/SA) trigger. This handgun has a 15-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 16 rounds. The P226 Scorpion has a recoil factor of 4.2 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 145161.

Comparison Chart

Title:Astra A-90SIG P226 Scorpion
Caliber:.45 Automatic9mm Luger
Common Name:.45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)9mm Parabellum
Type:PistolPistol
Production Years:1986 - 19902012 - 2015
MV:From 830 to 1140 ft/secFrom 985 to 1500 ft/sec
ME:From 333 to 573 ft-lbFrom 294 to 450 ft-lb
WT:From 165 to 230 grainsFrom 90 to 147 grains
Brand Name:AstraSIG
Model Number:A-90P226 Scorpion
Retail Price:$500.00$1,405.00
Used Price:$395.00$1,005.00
Action:recoil operated semi-automaticrecoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:double-action (DA/SA)double-action (DA/SA)
Safety Type:slide mounted ambi safetyframe mounted decocking lever
Magazine Capacity:9-round15-round
Frame Material:blued finish steelanodized aluminum
Grip Type:black plasticHogue G-10 Piranha grips
Sights:fixed blade front, adjustable rearSIGLITE night sights
Width:No Data1.6-in
Length:7.1-in8.7-in
Height:No Data5.5-in
Barrel:3.7-in4.9-in
Weight:No Data34-oz
IDPA Power Factor:190224145161
Recoil Factor:Insufficient Data4.2 ft-lb
Total Capacity:10 rounds16 rounds