Glock 23 Summary

The 23 by Glock is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 1990 which sells new for $599.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $425.00. 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 Glock 23 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 23 has a recoil factor of 9.05 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 174764.

Glock 42 Summary

The 42 by Glock is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 2014 which sells new for $480.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $375.00. 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 Glock 42 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 6-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 7 rounds. The 42 has a recoil factor of 4.63 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 96723.

Comparison Chart

Title:Glock 23Glock 42
Caliber:.40 S&W.380 Automatic
Common Name:.40 Smith & Wesson Auto9mm Browning Short
Type:PistolPistol
Production Years:19902014
MV:From 985 to 1325 ft/secFrom 900 to 1050 ft/sec
ME:From 355 to 500 ft-lbFrom 168 to 220 ft-lb
WT:From 135 to 180 grainsFrom 88 to 115 grains
Brand Name:GlockGlock
Model Number:2342
Retail Price:$599.00$480.00
Used Price:$425.00$375.00
Action:recoil operated semi-automaticrecoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:Glock single-action (SA)Glock single-action (SA)
Safety Type:'Safe Action' trigger safety'Safe Action' trigger safety
Magazine Capacity:13-round6-round
Frame Material:polymerpolymer
Grip Type:integrated polymerintegrated polymer
Sights:fixed, white dot front, white square U rearfixed, white dot front, white square U rear
Width:1.18-in0.94-in
Length:7.36-in5.94-in
Height:4.99-in4.13-in
Barrel:4.01-in3.2-in
Weight:23.65-oz13.76-oz
IDPA Power Factor:17476496723
Recoil Factor:9.05 ft-lb4.63 ft-lb
Total Capacity:14 rounds7 rounds