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-738 TCP Summary

The PT-738 TCP by Taurus is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 2009 - 2016 which sells new for $356.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $220.00. 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-738 TCP has fixed blade and notch sights, a integrated polymer grip, black polymer frame, and a double-action only (DAO) trigger. This handgun has a 6-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 7 rounds. The PT-738 TCP has a recoil factor of 6.15 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 95840.

Comparison Chart

Title:Glock 21Taurus PT-738 TCP
Caliber:.45 Automatic.380 Automatic
Common Name:.45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)9mm Browning Short
Type:PistolPistol
Production Years:19902009 - 2016
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-738 TCP
Retail Price:$637.00$356.00
Used Price:$440.00$220.00
Action:recoil operated semi-automaticrecoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:Glock single-action (SA)double-action only (DAO)
Safety Type:'Safe Action' trigger safetyno manual safety
Magazine Capacity:13-round6-round
Frame Material:polymerblack polymer
Grip Type:integrated polymerintegrated polymer
Sights:fixed, white dot front, white square U rearfixed blade and notch
Width:1.27-in0.9-in
Length:8.22-in5.25-in
Height:5.47-in3.75-in
Barrel:4.6-in2.84-in
Weight:29.3-oz10.2-oz
IDPA Power Factor:19464895840
Recoil Factor:8.68 ft-lb6.15 ft-lb
Total Capacity:14 rounds7 rounds