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Glock 21

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Glock 17

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Summary
User Ratings
Glock 21
Glock 17
 
Popularity Score
Glock 21
Popularity: 32 ( 32)
Glock 17
Popularity: 4 ( 4)
 
Action
Glock 21
Safe Action
Glock 17
Safe Action
 
Caliber
Glock 21
.45 ACP
Glock 17
9x19mm Parabellum
 
Capacity
Glock 21
13+1
Glock 17
10+1
 
Finish
Glock 21
Black
Glock 17
Black
 
Sights
Glock 21
Fixed
Glock 17
Fixed
 
Barrel Length
Glock 21
4.60"
Glock 17
4.48"
 
Gun Type
Glock 21
Pistol
Glock 17
Pistol
 
Featured Deal
 
Glock 21
Glock 17
 
Gun Stats
 
Glock 21
Accuracy
84
Damage
403 K.E.
Range
10-50 yards
Recoil Velocity
647 ft/sec
Capacity
13+1 rounds
Mobility
84
Ergonomics
84
Fit & Finish
84
Reliability
84
Glock 17
Accuracy
89
Damage
0 K.E.
Range
10-50 yards
Recoil Velocity
0 ft/sec
Capacity
10+1 rounds
Mobility
89
Ergonomics
89
Fit & Finish
89
Reliability
89
 
Accuracy
Glock 21
84
Glock 17
89

Damage
Glock 21
403 K.E.
Glock 17
0 K.E.

Range
Glock 21
10-50 yards
Glock 17
10-50 yards

Recoil Velocity
Glock 21
647 ft/sec
Glock 17
0 ft/sec

Capacity
Glock 21
13+1 rounds
Glock 17
10+1 rounds

Mobility
Glock 21
84
Glock 17
89

Ergonomics
Glock 21
84
Glock 17
89

Fit & Finish
Glock 21
84
Glock 17
89

Reliability
Glock 21
84
Glock 17
89
Details
Manufacturer
Glock 21
Glock 17
 
Model
Glock 21
Glock 17
 
Variation Count
Glock 21
17 Variations
Glock 17
31 Variations
 
Q & A
Glock 21
See 6 Q & A
Glock 17
See 2 Q & A
 
Problems
Glock 21
N/A
Glock 17
N/A
 
Prices
MSRP
Glock 21
$613.98
Glock 17
$664.98
 
New Price
Glock 21
$613.98
Glock 17
$612.15
 
Used Price
Glock 21
$525.22
Glock 17
$569.83
 
Price History
Glock 21
Glock 17
N/A
 
Other Available Deals
 
Glock 21

Guns.com

$546.00

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Glock 17

Guns.com

$619.00

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Price History

Gun Descriptions

Glock 21

Remarkable for its accuracy and light recoil, the GLOCK 21SF delivers the legendary stopping power of the .45 AUTO round with 10/13 round magazine capacity. Countless law enforcement units swear by the G21SF pistol, and that's why this powerful, lightweight, all climate workhorse is standard issue from the North to South Poles. The SF model reduces the circumference of the receiver at the rear, or "back strap," offering increased comfort and controlespecially for shooters with smaller hands.

Glock 17

Designed for professionals, the GLOCK 17, in 9x19, is the most widely used law enforcement pistol worldwide. Because of its unsurpassed reliability, above-average magazine capacity of 17 rounds in the standard magazine, and its low weight, it is trusted by law enforcement officers around the globe. With our revolutionary "Safe Action" trigger system, the G17 9x19 pistol is safe, easy, and quick-just what you need in high-pressure situations.

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