Glock 17 Summary

The 17 by Glock is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 1985 which sells new for $599.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $425.00. 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 Glock 17 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 17-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 18 rounds. The 17 has a recoil factor of 5.59 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 143671.

Para Big Hawg Summary

The Big Hawg by Para is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 2004 - 2010 which sells new for $959.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $765.00. 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 Para Big Hawg has 3-dot sights, a black polymer grip, aluminum alloy frame, and a single-action (SA) trigger. This handgun has a 14-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 15 rounds. The Big Hawg has a recoil factor of 9.25 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 196614.

Comparison Chart

Title:Glock 17Para Big Hawg
Caliber:9mm Luger.45 Automatic
Common Name:9mm Parabellum.45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
Type:PistolPistol
Production Years:19852004 - 2010
MV:From 985 to 1500 ft/secFrom 830 to 1140 ft/sec
ME:From 294 to 450 ft-lbFrom 333 to 573 ft-lb
WT:From 90 to 147 grainsFrom 165 to 230 grains
Brand Name:GlockPara
Model Number:17Big Hawg
Retail Price:$599.00$959.00
Used Price:$425.00$765.00
Action:recoil operated semi-automaticrecoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:Glock single-action (SA)single-action (SA)
Safety Type:'Safe Action' trigger safetygrip safety, manual thumb safety
Magazine Capacity:17-round14-round
Frame Material:polymeraluminum alloy
Grip Type:integrated polymerblack polymer
Sights:fixed, white dot front, white square U rear3-dot
Width:1.18-inNo Data
Length:8.03-in8.5-in
Height:5.43-in5.75-in
Barrel:4.48-in5-in
Weight:25.06-oz28-oz
IDPA Power Factor:143671196614
Recoil Factor:5.59 ft-lb9.25 ft-lb
Total Capacity:18 rounds15 rounds