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#6980722 - 12/03/17 07:47 AM 327 mag
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anyone own one, I have no experence with the 327 was told 80% of 357 and 50% of recoil.
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#6983481 - 12/05/17 07:43 AM Re: 327 mag [Re: rex47]
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is it that bad
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#6983518 - 12/05/17 08:02 AM Re: 327 mag [Re: rex47]
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I've never even heard of one but just didn't want you to be the only one in here.
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#6983532 - 12/05/17 08:17 AM Re: 327 mag [Re: rex47]
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Is anyone really making them anymore. i know Ruger had some offerings but really haven't seen them anywhere. IIRC when they were first introduced they were pretty popular. How's ammo selection?????


Edited by hwy84 (12/05/17 08:18 AM)
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#6983533 - 12/05/17 08:18 AM Re: 327 mag [Re: rex47]
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Seems like a revolver chambering that never really took hold.

38 special is already less recoil and most of the power of a 357, with a bigger hole than a 327. I just don't see the need for it IMHO.

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#6983535 - 12/05/17 08:18 AM Re: 327 mag [Re: rex47]
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Only seen one and my uncle had it. Said it was a very nice round but just didn't take off in popularity.

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#6983545 - 12/05/17 08:23 AM Re: 327 mag [Re: rex47]
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Originally Posted By: rex47
is it that bad


I have no experience with one but the ballistic's tell me it's perfect for a J frame style revolver offering 6 shots instead of 5. With a 100 grain round at 1,665 fps and 640 ft-lbs from a 5.5 inch barrel I suspect it will still deliver over 450 ft-lbs from a 2 1/2.
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#6983548 - 12/05/17 08:25 AM Re: 327 mag [Re: rex47]
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Seeing Ruger SP101 and LCR/LCRx in this caliber and Henry Bigboy's.
can also shoot .32 mags thru them .
ammo's available so that's a plus!
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#6983624 - 12/05/17 09:13 AM Re: 327 mag [Re: rex47]
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Seems like a neat round. I wonder if it's as vicious a noisemaker as the .30 Carbine!
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#6983684 - 12/05/17 10:06 AM Re: 327 mag [Re: rex47]
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I do not think it is as loud as a 30 carbine revolver. A coworker has one of the Rugers and likes it. I haven't shot it but he said it is noticeable less recoil than his same model gun in 357 with recoil about like that gun with 38spcl +P.

Ammo I see it on the shelf at Cabela's most of the time, you can also use 32 H&R mag for lower recoil or make it a powderpuff for recoil with 32 S&W ammo.
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#6984391 - 12/05/17 06:13 PM Re: 327 mag [Re: RiverRider]
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Originally Posted By: RiverRider
Seems like a neat round. I wonder if it's as vicious a noisemaker as the .30 Carbine!


My favorite round but damn it's loud and a flame thrower with factory ammo.
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#6984397 - 12/05/17 06:15 PM Re: 327 mag [Re: aggiehunter03]
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Originally Posted By: aggiehunter03
I've never even heard of one but just didn't want you to be the only one in here.


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#6984540 - 12/05/17 07:40 PM Re: 327 mag [Re: HWY_MAN]
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Originally Posted By: HWY_MAN
Originally Posted By: RiverRider
Seems like a neat round. I wonder if it's as vicious a noisemaker as the .30 Carbine!


My favorite round but damn it's loud and a flame thrower with factory ammo.


But really fun to shoot out of a handgun at dusk!
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#6984815 - 12/06/17 06:13 AM Re: 327 mag [Re: rex47]
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OK! thank you, thought i was going to have find the slot to put money. lol
have been thinking about the ruger.
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#6984827 - 12/06/17 06:32 AM Re: 327 mag [Re: syncerus]
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Originally Posted By: syncerus
Originally Posted By: HWY_MAN
Originally Posted By: RiverRider
Seems like a neat round. I wonder if it's as vicious a noisemaker as the .30 Carbine!


My favorite round but damn it's loud and a flame thrower with factory ammo.


But really fun to shoot out of a handgun at dusk!


Hand loads designed around 7 1/2 inch barrels will make a big difference. I've got some 85 grain loads that are running close to 2000 fps from a 7 1/2 inch barrel that leave little flash. Most shoot factory ammo designed around a much longer barrel and allot of the powder gets blown out the barrel.
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