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.

Smith & Wesson SW40VE Summary

The SW40VE 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 SW40VE has white dot front, fixed 2 dot rear sights, a integrated polymer grip, polymer frame, and a striker single-action (SA) trigger. This handgun has a 14-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 15 rounds. The SW40VE has a recoil factor of 8.77 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 174720.

Comparison Chart

Title:Glock 17Smith & Wesson SW40VE
Caliber:9mm Luger.40 S&W
Common Name:9mm Parabellum.40 Smith & Wesson Auto
Type:PistolPistol
Production Years:19852004
MV:From 985 to 1500 ft/secFrom 985 to 1325 ft/sec
ME:From 294 to 450 ft-lbFrom 355 to 500 ft-lb
WT:From 90 to 147 grainsFrom 135 to 180 grains
Brand Name:GlockSmith & Wesson
Model Number:17SW40VE
Retail Price:$599.00$379.00
Used Price:$425.00$275.00
Action:recoil operated semi-automaticrecoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:Glock single-action (SA)striker single-action (SA)
Safety Type:'Safe Action' trigger safety
Magazine Capacity:17-round14-round
Frame Material:polymerpolymer
Grip Type:integrated polymerintegrated polymer
Sights:fixed, white dot front, white square U rearwhite dot front, fixed 2 dot rear
Width:1.18-inNo Data
Length:8.03-in7.25-in
Height:5.43-inNo Data
Barrel:4.48-in4-in
Weight:25.06-oz24.4-oz
IDPA Power Factor:143671174720
Recoil Factor:5.59 ft-lb8.77 ft-lb
Total Capacity:18 rounds15 rounds