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.

Kimber Gold Combat RL II Summary

The Gold Combat RL II by Kimber is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 2003 which sells new for $2,405.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $1,800.00. 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 Kimber Gold Combat RL II has fixed tritium 3-dot night sights, a Micarta grip, KimPro finish steel frame, and a single-action (SA) trigger. This handgun has a 8-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 9 rounds. The Gold Combat RL II has a recoil factor of 6.64 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 196614.

Comparison Chart

Title:Glock 23Kimber Gold Combat RL II
Caliber:.40 S&W.45 Automatic
Common Name:.40 Smith & Wesson Auto.45 Automatic Colt Pistol (ACP)
Type:PistolPistol
Production Years:19902003
MV:From 985 to 1325 ft/secFrom 830 to 1140 ft/sec
ME:From 355 to 500 ft-lbFrom 333 to 573 ft-lb
WT:From 135 to 180 grainsFrom 165 to 230 grains
Brand Name:GlockKimber
Model Number:23Gold Combat RL II
Retail Price:$599.00$2,405.00
Used Price:$425.00$1,800.00
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:13-round8-round
Frame Material:polymerKimPro finish steel
Grip Type:integrated polymerMicarta
Sights:fixed, white dot front, white square U rearfixed tritium 3-dot night
Width:1.18-in1.28-in
Length:7.36-in8.7-in
Height:4.99-in5.5-in
Barrel:4.01-in5-in
Weight:23.65-oz39-oz
IDPA Power Factor:174764196614
Recoil Factor:9.05 ft-lb6.64 ft-lb
Total Capacity:14 rounds9 rounds