Gun Report

S&W Performance Center Model 327 170245 357 Magnum, $1309 (Grade: B 2015)

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The Model 327 needed a different grip to be concealed carried efficiently, and the short ejector rod caused us to rely on gravity for fast reloads.

S&W Performance Center Model 327 170245 357 Magnum, $1309 (Grade: B 2015)

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Trigger Span Single
Trigger Span Double

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The ball detent in the 327’s crane locks into the V-shaped groove in the frame.
Details like the chamfered chambers and cut out for moonclips are features that drive the cost and the performance of both Performance Center guns.
This light N-frame has a 2-inch barrel, titanium cylinder, and scandium frame.
The two 8-shooters side-by-side show the long sight radius and more user friendly sights of the 627 (left) compared to the fixed- groove rear sight and red ramp on the 327.

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