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.327 Federal Magnum

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by crusha, Aug 3, 2008.

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  1. crusha

    crusha TS Member

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    Anybody have one & what do you think about it?
     
  2. Brian in Oregon

    Brian in Oregon Well-Known Member

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    I think chambering it in a medium frame is a waste. What can it do that a medium frame .357 can't?<br>
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    Now, if you want a small frame, with six shots instead of five, sure. But personally I'd still rather have a 5-shot .357 than a six shot .32.
     
  3. crusha

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    Darn...I was sure you'd already dropped a coyote with one...sigh.
     
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    This is nothing more than the old hot loaded 32-20 rifle round. I load 11 grains of 2400 under a 115 GC lead slug and a mag primer for about 1600 fps. I can take it up to about 13 grains and 1950 fps from my M92. In a good Ruger pistol it will do pretty well too so I can't imagine why I'd need a .327 mag.
     
  5. k1200ltc509

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    perfect solution to a non-existent problem. If it was a J-frame type or smaller... The companies have to come up with new calibers, for new guns yada yada. I shot one, I wasn't impressed at all. Maybe becuase you can shoot shorts, longs and mags in it? Rick Gibbs
     
  6. dverna

    dverna Active Member

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    It will "die" like the 41 Mag.

    Don
     
  7. Voolfie

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    Its advertised advantage is that it closely resembles .357 ballistics while generating much less recoil. I think it's a better idea than the .45GAP, but I've not yet seen a single revolver chambered for it. Ruger's making one, I think.
     
  8. Old Cowboy

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    The .41 Magnum ain't dead.....I got three of 'em.

    John C. Saubak
     
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    Ballistically identical to the 32 H&R Mag, which has been out for many many years. The magazine article I read showed some really skewed charts. Went back & checked some reloading data, "VIOLA", they recreated the 32 H&R Mag. I love my Ruger Single Six 32 Mag!!! Don't know that I would trust my life to it, but it is deadly on Opossums.
     
  10. shadow

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    The wife regularly carries a 6 shot, J frame,.32. I loaded up some .32 S&W Long brass to almost .32Mag velocity for her. No problems so far the little gun handles the increased pressures fine and it is a pretty darn accurate shooter to boot.
     
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