Auto-Ordnance Thompson Custom 1911 Summary

The Thompson Custom 1911 by Auto-Ordnance is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 2005 - 2007 which sells new for $813.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $575.00. 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 Auto-Ordnance Thompson Custom 1911 has low-profile iron sights sights, a checkered laminate w/medallion grip, aluminum frame, and a single-action (SA) trigger. This handgun has a 7-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 8 rounds. The Thompson Custom 1911 has a recoil factor of 8.22 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 196614.

Smith & Wesson SW40GVE Summary

The SW40GVE by Smith & Wesson is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 2004 which sells new for $379.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $275.00. 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 SW40GVE has white dot front, fixed 2 dot rear sights, a integrated polymer grip, NATO green polymer frame, and a striker single-action (SA) trigger. This handgun has a 14-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 15 rounds. The SW40GVE has a recoil factor of 8.77 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 174720.

Comparison Chart

Title:Auto-Ordnance Thompson Custom 1911Smith & Wesson SW40GVE
Caliber:.45 Automatic.40 S&W
Common Name:.45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP).40 Smith & Wesson Auto
Type:PistolPistol
Production Years:2005 - 20072004
MV:From 830 to 1140 ft/secFrom 985 to 1325 ft/sec
ME:From 333 to 573 ft-lbFrom 355 to 500 ft-lb
WT:From 165 to 230 grainsFrom 135 to 180 grains
Brand Name:Auto-OrdnanceSmith & Wesson
Model Number:Thompson Custom 1911SW40GVE
Retail Price:$813.00$379.00
Used Price:$575.00$275.00
Action:recoil operated semi-automaticrecoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:single-action (SA)striker single-action (SA)
Safety Type:thumb safety, grip safety, firing pin block
Magazine Capacity:7-round14-round
Frame Material:aluminumNATO green polymer
Grip Type:checkered laminate w/medallionintegrated polymer
Sights:low-profile iron sightswhite dot front, fixed 2 dot rear
Width:No DataNo Data
Length:8.5-in7.25-in
Height:No DataNo Data
Barrel:5-in4-in
Weight:31.5-oz24.4-oz
IDPA Power Factor:196614174720
Recoil Factor:8.22 ft-lb8.77 ft-lb
Total Capacity:8 rounds15 rounds