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.357 Mag revolvers with 7 round cylinders

Discussion in 'The Wheelhouse' started by RyanSBHF, Oct 20, 2009.

  1. RyanSBHF

    RyanSBHF Senior Member

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    What revolvers beside the S&W 686+ and Taurus Tracker 627 have 7 round cylinders?
     
  2. MSgt Dotson

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  3. Deputydave

    Deputydave Millennium Member

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    Just picked up a Taurus 66 w/7 round cylinder.
     
  4. Grayson

    Grayson

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    There's a Smith 619 (fixed sight) and 620 (adjustable sight) - I'm thinking of getting a 620 later on...
     
  5. fnfalman

    fnfalman Chicks Dig It

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    The older Taurus 607 that was supplanted by the 8-rounder 608.
     
  6. paragon1

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    386 Night Guard
    386 PD
    386 Mountain Airlite
     
  7. Steve0853

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    I've had a 686+ for years. I've shot it a bunch, mostly with less than full power loads and never had a problem.

    But....those thin cylinder walls sure do worry me. Has anybody ever heard of a blow out with factory full power loads?
     
  8. Chup

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    I have a 2" Taurus 7 shot 357. Mdl. 617
     
  9. Berto

    Berto woo woo

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    Should be fine, esp since the bolt notches are offset vs the 6 shot versions.
     
  10. bac1023

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    There are quite a few.

    I'm just a six shooter type of guy. :)
     
  11. moncoacp

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    I have a S&W 327 NightGuard that has 8 rounds. I shoot this more accurately than any handgun I own.
     
  12. Makoman

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    Call me old school but I've always preferred 6 rounds in a wheelgun. I had had a SW 696 that I sold like an idiot that was a 5 shot.
     
  13. armslist

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    I have a Taurus 7 shot snubby. You looking to buy one?