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.

SIG 1911 Nightmare Summary

The 1911 Nightmare by SIG is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 2012 which sells new for $1,244.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $950.00. 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 SIG 1911 Nightmare has low profile night sights sights, a custom checkered G10 grips grip, stainless steel frame, and a single-action (SA) trigger. This handgun has a 8-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 9 rounds. The 1911 Nightmare has a recoil factor of 6.22 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 196614.

Comparison Chart

Title:Glock 17SIG 1911 Nightmare
Caliber:9mm Luger.45 Automatic
Common Name:9mm Parabellum.45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
Type:PistolPistol
Production Years:19852012
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:GlockSIG
Model Number:171911 Nightmare
Retail Price:$599.00$1,244.00
Used Price:$425.00$950.00
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-round8-round
Frame Material:polymerstainless steel
Grip Type:integrated polymercustom checkered G10 grips
Sights:fixed, white dot front, white square U rearlow profile night sights
Width:1.18-in1.4-in
Length:8.03-in8.7-in
Height:5.43-in5.5-in
Barrel:4.48-in5-in
Weight:25.06-oz41.6-oz
IDPA Power Factor:143671196614
Recoil Factor:5.59 ft-lb6.22 ft-lb
Total Capacity:18 rounds9 rounds