I don't have one, unfortunately. If you open the cylinder, the model number will be stamped inside on the frame. After years of shooting them in other lengths, finally got one in 2008. Do you think the gun is worth it? The gun had probably been shot a little, but it was hard to tell how much. The gun did not prefer any particular brand or bullet weight, and it shot everything pretty well. Smith and Wesson Model 27-2 Revolver, Caliber.
The 6-shot cylinder locks up with a crispness that is hard to illustrate without actually putting the gun in your hand. The three and a half inch barrel is not exactly scarce on a Model 27, but it is hard to find. Howdy Xavier, Nice writeup on the 27:- I really like the shorter barrel version. What I had in my hands was something that would outlast them all. I am prior Marine Corps and Law Enforsement and I have a love for collecting firearms and consider myself a sportsman, and I too carry 24-7.
The 6-inch barrel on the older Model 27 has a plain black rear blade and serrated front blade. Modernization of parts and manufacture is what it took to bring this revolver to market again. There is Fewer than 10% Nickel example Pre-27's out there, so when found they carry a Premium over a Blued finish. Its origins come from its direct predecessor, the Registered Magnum. Due to space constraints, the forcing cone is flattened on the bottom in the K frame, and this caused problems with forcing cones cracking when using lighter bullets 125, and especially 110 grain at faster velocities. Cheers, Werner from The Netherlands Gary K said.
Thank you sir for the article. They harken back to a time before political correctness and professional victimhood when men had pride in themselves and their integrity. With the exception of a few special issues from the custom shop, the Model 27 had been absent from the catalog since 1994. This was my service revolver for my last year on duty, 1977. Even the small nooks were polished up and intricately machined. I was able to fire four kinds of ammunition through the Model 27. Understand well the older gentleman on the article.
These things are important to men. The recessed chambers, which began in 1935 and continued late into the epoch of the Model 27, were prized by revolver aficionados. Used to shoot it alot , but not so much anymore. Fine checkering decorates the top of the frame and barrel. Xavier has been an avid shooter for over 30 years. Well made firearm, and oh so dependable.
By the use of an Elmer Keith lead Gas check 158 Grain Bullet. As far as shooting the older models, you will find the 27's as accurate as you can hold, the longer the sighting plane barrel the more accuracy you may be able to get along with a few more fps velocity versus the shorter barrel lengths which are quicker to bring into action from a holster and are handier to carry. It would seem my interests would never settle. Top is 28-2 with Kurac birdseye maple stocks, bottom is a. Never had a doubt in my mind that I would take this to my grave.
Buy some grips that fit your hand and go enjoy it. This would force a barrel change in order to prevent something very serious from happening shortly thereafter. It is a heavy gun, but I like that it is. This example was pinned and recessed, and wore a set of target grips. Xavier now works in surgery. Fast Forward to 1934 Col.
I have found these come along much less Often than the Dash series 27's but to me that makes the Chase much more fun. I think that after all this time I may have figured it out. Carried that piece daily for a long time. Ammunition The Model 27 was the first purpose built firearm for the , designed in 1934. This gun has been mine since I was your age. We work hard to bring the best gun discussion! N Series N Frames: N1 — N60,000…………. They still have that smooth blue finish without a visible flaw and a 90% grade on the nickel plate.