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S&W model 27-2 6"

Discussion in 'Smith & Wesson Club' started by De Angelo, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. De Angelo

    De Angelo

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    Hi all getting myself a 1970's nickel model 27-2, 357mag with 6" barrel..


    anything to look out for??? good or bad??



    thanks


    best regards
     
  2. Zombie Steve

    Zombie Steve Decap Pin Killa

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    Some pretty comprehensive reading here.


    Congrats. Be safe, have fun.
     


  3. Brucev

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    Cadillac of S&W revolvers. With target hammer and trigger, it works well for single action. With the standard type hammer and trigger, it easier to use in double-action. If the front sight is nickle plated, it may give you some problems sighting. Some flat black type paint carefully applied to the front sight blade will make it very easy to see/use. If it has the red ramp insert, it will be easy to use on targets, etc. Do not use Hoppe's or any similar type ammonia based cleaner on the nickle plating. It can cause damage. Get some ammo, grab your revolver and head for the range. Have a blast!
     
  4. bac1023

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    The 27 is outstanding.

    Here's my old 8" 27-2 in mint condition. Its a very accurate, smooth shooting 357.

    The older S&W bluing was great.


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  5. De Angelo

    De Angelo

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    thanks guys,


    what kind of bore cleaner do you suggest I use for cleaning?
     
  6. De Angelo

    De Angelo

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    Nice pics bac1023


    here's some pics of mine...




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  7. De Angelo

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    Thanks sir..I'm having the original wood grips re-varnished so I can complete the original look
     
  8. bac1023

    bac1023

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    Cool.

    I never liked Hogue rubber grips on my revolvers.
     
  9. De Angelo

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    thanks for the tip..good thing the rear site is black so I can see the front nickle finished site well
     

  10. +1...very good advice! BTW...I have a fondness for pre-lock S&W revolvers...and the model 27 is one of my favorites.
     
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  11. De Angelo

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    The 27 is a great gun no complaints..What do you guy's suggest is a good cleaner/scrubber/ lubricant for nickel plated FA's


    thanks