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.

Taurus PT-100 Summary

The PT-100 by Taurus is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 2000 - 2011 which sells new for $695.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $505.00. 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 Taurus PT-100 has 3-dot fixed sights, a mother of pearl grip, stainless steel frame, and a double-action (DA/SA) trigger. This handgun has a 11-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 12 rounds. The PT-100 has a recoil factor of 6.56 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 179088.

Comparison Chart

Title:Glock 23Taurus PT-100
Caliber:.40 S&W.40 S&W
Common Name:.40 Smith & Wesson Auto.40 Smith & Wesson Auto
Type:PistolPistol
Production Years:19902000 - 2011
MV:From 985 to 1325 ft/secFrom 985 to 1325 ft/sec
ME:From 355 to 500 ft-lbFrom 355 to 500 ft-lb
WT:From 135 to 180 grainsFrom 135 to 180 grains
Brand Name:GlockTaurus
Model Number:23PT-100
Retail Price:$599.00$695.00
Used Price:$425.00$505.00
Action:recoil operated semi-automaticrecoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:Glock single-action (SA)double-action (DA/SA)
Safety Type:'Safe Action' trigger safetyframe mounted decock lever
Magazine Capacity:13-round11-round
Frame Material:polymerstainless steel
Grip Type:integrated polymermother of pearl
Sights:fixed, white dot front, white square U rear3-dot fixed
Width:1.18-in1.622-in
Length:7.36-in8.5-in
Height:4.99-in5.575-in
Barrel:4.01-in5-in
Weight:23.65-oz34-oz
IDPA Power Factor:174764179088
Recoil Factor:9.05 ft-lb6.56 ft-lb
Total Capacity:14 rounds12 rounds