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g27 to 357?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by tricked splash, Jul 21, 2012.

  1. tricked splash

    tricked splash

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    I see you guys are using a g33 barrel in the g27 to convert to a 357? Im wondering whats needed to do this conversion? Id love a new glock but its not in the budget and a 357 was one that i was looking at so this might kill two birds with one stone. Any help would be great
     
  2. ParisArms

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    Just the barrel. That is all.
     

  3. Bello

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    To be perfect get the barrel and 2 .357 sig mags! But the barrel and .40 mags will work.
     
  4. JW1178

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    About the magazines, although I agree with Bello that it would be more perfect, I've never heard of a problem with using .357 in a .40 mag.
     
  5. ParisArms

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    Skip the mags it's a waste, take the money to buy ammo.
     
  6. "Cold Dead Hands" !

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    Corbon's .40 cal. 135gr. ammo will give you .357 Sig speed & performance.
    So their's no need to switch calibers.
     
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  7. dkf

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    For the last several years the .40 and .357 mags have been using a different follower. If you want to carry .357sig I would pick up a couple of the recent .357sig followers and put them in your .40 mags. The followers are a few bucks a piece. If you just want to shoot .357sig at the range just buy the G33 barrel and use your .40 mags as is. I have a G33 and use a G27 barrel in it from time to time for range use but use only .357 mags.

    Enjoy.:wavey:

    It will give you the velocity but it will not provide the same terminal ballistics. The 135gr load is the worst load to use in .40 IMO.
     
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  8. tricked splash

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    wow this is awsome thanks guys! this should be easy to sell the wife on over a new gun lol
     
  9. barth

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    For the range?
    Just the barrel will get the job done.
    For Self Defense?
    Recommend picking up some G33 mags as cheap insurance.
    You may never have a problem with 357 ammo in a 40 mag.
    But Glock didn't take the time to develop and distribute 357 followers for fun.
     
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  10. tricked splash

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    No no if i can just buy a barrel that converts my pistol to 357 and not have to buy a new gun I have no problems picking up a new mag or two. The price out ways the cost of a new gun easily
     
  11. barth

    barth six barrels

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    Gen 3 G27/G33 guns are basically identical except for the barrels and mag.
    357 Sig is a necked down 40.
    So the rear case is the same size.
    Same RSA, same ejector/extractor, same, same, same.

    When you drop a G33 barrel and mag in a G27.
    You have a G33 my friend, it just says G27 on the slide - LOL!

    SGAmmo.com had
    50 rd box - 357 Sig Speer Lawman 125 grain TMJ Ammo $18.95

    I bought the last 3 boxes.
    But they should get some more in soon.
    [​IMG]
     
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    Barth thank you im sold im getting a barrel and a few mags
     
  14. reade

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    Love the search function! Got the answer I was looking for on the first try. Now to find a 33 barrel and I will get a couple or three 33 mags just to be 100%.