Revolver Guys=Must own revolvers in your opinion?

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  1. Borg Warner

    Borg Warner

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    The 327 federal looks good on paper but you need to be able to reload so you can dial it back a few notches to decrease the horrendous Muzzle Blast which out of a 3 inch barrel is even worse. You would never want to fire it in an emergency situation without ear protection.

    It has a maximum chamber pressure of 45,000 psi which is close to some rifle cartridges. I had a Ruger Blackhawk with a 7 1/2 inch barrel and it's loaded to 40,000 psi and it was insanely loud and I needed both ear muffs and plugs to be able to shoot it. The two cartridges are very similar in terms of bore diameter, bullet weights and case capacity.

    A lot of people who get the 327 federal, fire 32 H&R magnum out of it because of the ear-shattering muzzle blast, and the ideal load is a heavy bullet load (Speer Gold Dot Bullets 327 Federal Magnum (312 Diameter) 115 Grain Bonded Jacketed Hollow Point) with velocities in-between the under-loaded 32 H&R, and the maximum loaded 327.

    I think the ideal gun for this cartridge is a Ruger single-seven (seven shot) 327 with the 7.5 inch barrel and then match it up with a Henry lever action rifle in the same caliber.

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  2. OV1kenobi

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    I agree with every choice on this thread.

    Still, everyone should have a S&W Model 10 just for fun.

    I bought this 10-8 (HB) used over twenty years ago. Shoots just as well and looks just as pretty since the day I brought it home.

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    3B0D4B2D-DFEE-49AB-A7AD-476344A55B0E.jpeg My Father gifted this to me around twenty years ago, shortly after I acquired the Model 10.

    Of all the firearms that I have owned, I have never fired this nor my Lyman GPR.

    I believe that Ruger manufactured this particular Old Army in 1998/1999.
     
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  4. s&wfan

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  5. Trench Sweeper

    Trench Sweeper On the day of your birth death began stalking you

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    For me it is the Smith 686, and the 66.
     
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    What is this "range gun" you speak of? My only range guns are my carry or competition gun when they're at the range. Range guns are like "safe queens", ain't happening. I remember going with a friend to buy a Colt SAA for SASS competition. It was advertised as "unturned". He paid for it, opened the loading gate and whirrrrrr.
     
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