Like several other guns that made history, the Model 27 was born (in 1935) to chamber the then-new .357 Magnum cartridge.
U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- They say that it is a good thing to respect your elders. I guess that I always grew up hanging out with older people at the shooting range or at matches. I was popular in school, but I never really got along with the people who were called my peers. I was an old soul and I always had an appreciation for the wisdom that I found, especially that which came from the old guys at the range.
Smith & Wesson reintroduces the Model 27–a gun worthy of the title “Classic”– and the author puts the new 27 through a head-to-head shootout with a 30-year-old gun wearing the same model number.