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.

Ruger P89 (P-89) Summary

The P89 (P-89) by Ruger is a recoil operated semi-automatic Pistol produced during 1992 - 2007 which sells new for $475.00 and has an estimated used valuation of $330.00. It's caliber is listed at 9mm Luger with a muzzle velocity (MV) From 985 to 1500 ft/sec, muzzle energy (ME) From 294 to 450 ft-lb, and muzzle weight (WT) From 90 to 147 grains. The Ruger P89 (P-89) has fixed 3-dot sights, a black polycarbonate grip, aluminum alloy frame, and a double-action (DA/SA) trigger. This handgun has a 15-round magazine with a maximum capacity of 16 rounds. The P89 (P-89) has a recoil factor of 4.38 ft-lb and IDPA Power Factor of 143742.

Comparison Chart

Title:Glock 42Ruger P89 (P-89)
Caliber:.380 Automatic9mm Luger
Common Name:9mm Browning Short9mm Parabellum
Type:PistolPistol
Production Years:20141992 - 2007
MV:From 900 to 1050 ft/secFrom 985 to 1500 ft/sec
ME:From 168 to 220 ft-lbFrom 294 to 450 ft-lb
WT:From 88 to 115 grainsFrom 90 to 147 grains
Brand Name:GlockRuger
Model Number:42P89 (P-89)
Retail Price:$480.00$475.00
Used Price:$375.00$330.00
Action:recoil operated semi-automaticrecoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:Glock single-action (SA)double-action (DA/SA)
Safety Type:'Safe Action' trigger safetyslide mounted decock/safety lever
Magazine Capacity:6-round15-round
Frame Material:polymeraluminum alloy
Grip Type:integrated polymerblack polycarbonate
Sights:fixed, white dot front, white square U rearfixed 3-dot
Width:0.94-inNo Data
Length:5.94-in7.75-in
Height:4.13-inNo Data
Barrel:3.2-in4.5-in
Weight:13.76-oz32-oz
IDPA Power Factor:96723143742
Recoil Factor:4.63 ft-lb4.38 ft-lb
Total Capacity:7 rounds16 rounds