Astra Constable Summary

The Constable by Astra is a blowback operated semi-auto Pistol produced during 1965 - 1991 which sells new for $380.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $285.00. 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 Astra Constable 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 7-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 8 rounds. The Constable has a recoil factor of 2.58 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 97458.

Colt 1911 XSE Government Summary

The 1911 XSE Government by Colt is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 2002 - 2015 which sells new for $1,104.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $775.00. 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 Colt 1911 XSE Government has fixed white dot sights, a double diamond rosewood grip, blued finish carbon steel frame, and a single-action (SA) trigger. This handgun has a 8-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 9 rounds. The 1911 XSE Government has a recoil factor of 6.81 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 196614.

Comparison Chart

Title:Astra ConstableColt 1911 XSE Government
Caliber:.380 Automatic.45 Automatic
Common Name:9mm Browning Short.45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
Type:PistolPistol
Production Years:1965 - 19912002 - 2015
MV:From 900 to 1050 ft/secFrom 830 to 1140 ft/sec
ME:From 168 to 220 ft-lbFrom 333 to 573 ft-lb
WT:From 88 to 115 grainsFrom 165 to 230 grains
Brand Name:AstraColt
Model Number:Constable1911 XSE Government
Retail Price:$380.00$1,104.00
Used Price:$285.00$775.00
Action:blowback operated semi-autorecoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:double-action (DA/SA)single-action (SA)
Safety Type:frame mounted safety levergrip safety, manual thumb safety
Magazine Capacity:7-round8-round
Frame Material:blued finish steelblued finish carbon steel
Grip Type:black plasticdouble diamond rosewood
Sights:fixed blade front, adjustable rearfixed white dot
Width:1.1-inNo Data
Length:6.5-in8.5-in
Height:4.6-inNo Data
Barrel:3.5-in5-in
Weight:25-oz38-oz
IDPA Power Factor:97458196614
Recoil Factor:2.58 ft-lb6.81 ft-lb
Total Capacity:8 rounds9 rounds