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.

Walther PPK Summary

The PPK by Walther is a blowback operated semi-auto Pistol produced during 1986 which sells new for $699.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $475.00. 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 Walther PPK has fixed blade and notch sights, a black plastic grip, blued finish steel frame, and a double-action (DA/SA) trigger. This handgun has a 6-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 7 rounds. The PPK has a recoil factor of 2.87 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 97090.

Comparison Chart

Title:Glock 23Walther PPK
Caliber:.40 S&W.380 Automatic
Common Name:.40 Smith & Wesson Auto9mm Browning Short
Type:PistolPistol
Production Years:19901986
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:GlockWalther
Model Number:23PPK
Retail Price:$599.00$699.00
Used Price:$425.00$475.00
Action:recoil operated semi-automaticblowback operated semi-auto
Trigger:Glock single-action (SA)double-action (DA/SA)
Safety Type:'Safe Action' trigger safetyslide mounted decock lever
Magazine Capacity:13-round6-round
Frame Material:polymerblued finish steel
Grip Type:integrated polymerblack plastic
Sights:fixed, white dot front, white square U rearfixed blade and notch
Width:1.18-in0.98-in
Length:7.36-in6.1-in
Height:4.99-in3.8-in
Barrel:4.01-in3.35-in
Weight:23.65-oz22.3-oz
IDPA Power Factor:17476497090
Recoil Factor:9.05 ft-lb2.87 ft-lb
Total Capacity:14 rounds7 rounds