Glock 21 Summary

The 21 by Glock is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 1990 which sells new for $637.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $440.00. 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 Glock 21 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 13-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 14 rounds. The 21 has a recoil factor of 8.68 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 194648.

Taurus PT-638 Pro Compact Summary

The PT-638 Pro Compact by Taurus is a short recoil semi-automatic Pistol produced during 2011 Only which sells new for $498.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $360.00. 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 Taurus PT-638 Pro Compact has 3-dot low profile sights, a integrated polymer grip, black polymer frame, and a striker single-action (SA) trigger. This handgun has a 15-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 16 rounds. The PT-638 Pro Compact has a recoil factor of 2.28 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 96845.

Comparison Chart

Title:Glock 21Taurus PT-638 Pro Compact
Caliber:.45 Automatic.380 Automatic
Common Name:.45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)9mm Browning Short
Type:PistolPistol
Production Years:19902011 Only
MV:From 830 to 1140 ft/secFrom 900 to 1050 ft/sec
ME:From 333 to 573 ft-lbFrom 168 to 220 ft-lb
WT:From 165 to 230 grainsFrom 88 to 115 grains
Brand Name:GlockTaurus
Model Number:21PT-638 Pro Compact
Retail Price:$637.00$498.00
Used Price:$440.00$360.00
Action:recoil operated semi-automaticshort recoil semi-automatic
Trigger:Glock single-action (SA)striker single-action (SA)
Safety Type:'Safe Action' trigger safetytrigger and ambi thumb safety
Magazine Capacity:13-round15-round
Frame Material:polymerblack polymer
Grip Type:integrated polymerintegrated polymer
Sights:fixed, white dot front, white square U rear3-dot low profile
Width:1.27-inNo Data
Length:8.22-in6.2-in
Height:5.47-inNo Data
Barrel:4.6-in3.25-in
Weight:29.3-oz28-oz
IDPA Power Factor:19464896845
Recoil Factor:8.68 ft-lb2.28 ft-lb
Total Capacity:14 rounds16 rounds