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Smith & Wesson 327 M&P R8 Performance Center 8-Shot .357MAG
Smith & Wesson 327 MPR8 Performance Center 8-Shot .357MAG 170292
Smith & Wesson 327 MPR8 Performance Center 8-Shot .357MAG

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8- Times. The Smith & Wesson 327 M&P R8 is a Performance Center revolver designed to hold eight rounds of potent .357 Magnum ammunition. Its hand-cut, hand fit, and fine tuned for absolute precision.

The gun features a 5" tapered barrel, with an under-mounted weapons rail, that is precision crowned for maximum accuracy. The revolver is based on Smith & Wesson's robust N- frame, the same rugged platform the company uses for its .44 Magnum, and is rated for years of heavy shooting.

While compact, this is a lightweight handgun that weighs in at a mere 36.3 ounces. The 327 M&P R8 balances extremely well in the hand and the combination of a rear adjustable white outline sight together with a red ramp front make for an accurate combination. It has excellent leverage for the size of the handgun, and the average hand fits this revolver well, offering good purchase on the grips.

Inherent with the design, a shooter's index finger reaches the trigger with a minimum of effort.
Shots can be fired in either a double action mode, or for greater precision, the hammer can be easily cocked back and fired using a crisp single action trigger pull.

When cocking the hammer for single action, the trigger pull is almost imperceptible. There is no grit, creep or stacking whatsoever in the Pro Series case hardened trigger.

While the 327 M&P R8 is rated for firing full power .357 Magnum ammunition and is equally at home plinking with reduced recoil .38 Special loads. The smooth organic contours make it an superb fighting gun.

An ergonomic design combined with superior firepower make it an excellent self- defense handgun from a belt holster, purse, nightstand, center console, desk drawer, etc. In fact, the design is still light enough to pack on the hip all day.

It has a transfer bar safety mounted on the frame. If you're unfamiliar with the function of a transfer bar, it is a thin strip of metal that rises once the trigger is squeezed, allowing the hammer's energy to be transferred to the firing pin and then on to the primer.

The invention of the transfer bar safety allowed revolvers to be carried with a full eight rounds in the cylinder without the chance of the hammer being snagged and / or being dropped, then inadvertently fired. In addition, the gun is equipped with a built in key lock to disable the gun for safe storage.

For those that question the practicality of a revolver, keep in mind they don't jam- up, stovepipe, fail to feed or extract. Compared to semi-autos, revolvers are not only more reliable mechanically, but they are also more forgiving with operator error, and are much simpler to operate under stress.

With revolvers, there�s no chance of limp-wristing or creating a stoppage. There's no magazine to accidentally release and no slide movement to impair the action (if blocked, if ejected shells bounce back into the ejection port, etc.).

Loading and unloading are much easier, and accomplished by using gravity to drop rounds directly into the cylinder, versus the wrestling match new shooter's often experience attempting to push rounds into a magazine under spring tension. In addition, revolvers aren't picky about the types of ammo they fire.

When encountering misfires, rather than highly skilled clearance drills required to get a semi- auto back on line, revolvers only require that an operator squeeze the trigger again. More importantly, revolvers are capable of firing while remaining completely concealed.

Auto's require sufficient distance from objects like clothing to cycle properly. Yes, basic gun handling skills prevent some of the operator-induced mistakes that can cripple a semi-auto. However, these type of errors are practically non- existent on revolvers.

The Smith & Wesson Model 327 M&P R8 has a matte black finish that provides an overall pleasing appearance, while the solid forged stainless steel chassis ensures longevity. The barrel features an elegantly sculpted, full- length underlug that protects the ejector rod from being bent if the underside of the barrel were to violently strike against something, or even getting dropped on the pavement.

It adds just the right amount of weight for the gun to balance nicely. An extremely smooth cylinder latch, combined with positive cartridge extraction, make reloading even easier. The molded rubber grip accommodates all three of the shooter�s gripping fingers for a firm and secure hold.

Overall, the Smith & Wesson 327 M&P R8 is a finely crafted Performance Center revolver that is extremely smooth, lightweight, accurate and designed to provide execute flawlessly at home or on the competition field.

Performance Center: Trigger with Stop & Tuned Action
Scandium Alloy Frame with Scope Rail
Stainless Steel Cylinder
Incredibly Smooth Action
Light, Crisp Trigger
Caliber: .357 Magnum / .38 Special+P
Cylinder: 8- Round Fluted
Finish: Matte Black
Barrel Length: 5" w/ Picatinny Accessory Rail
Traditional Double Action
Front Sight: Interchangeable
Rear Sight: Adjustable V- Notch
Weight: 36.3 ozs.
Grips: Non- Slip, Recoil Absorbing Rubber
Warranty: Lifetime

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