The .327 Federal Magnum Ammo is a cartridge that was designed in 2007 with the intention to create the power of a .357 Magnum Ammo in a six-shot, small revolvers, whose cylinders otherwise would only hold five shots. The .327 Federal Magnum Ammo has even been used in revolvers with a maximum capacity of seven shots or more. The .327 Federal Magnum Ammo was an attempt to improve the .32 H&H Magnum Ammo and therefore was based on its casing. The .327 Federal Magnum Ammo was given a 1/8-inch longer cartridge, with the strengthened web at the base, thicker walls of the casing, and different metallurgy and heat-treatment, all of which allowed it to be loaded to higher pressure levels than its predecessors. The overall length of the .327 Federal Magnum Ammo is 37mm, and the bullet diameter measures 7.9mm. The 100-grain bullet variant of the .327 Federal Magnum Ammo can travel at a velocity of 1,655 feet per second while creating an energy level of 640 ft.lbf.
The .327 Federal Magnum Ammo was designed in 2007 by Federal Premium Ammunition and was sold by Sturm, Ruger & Co.
With the lighter variants of the .327 Federal Magnum Ammo, hunters can seamlessly and accurately hunt down small game while enjoying a low recoil. The heavier variants of this cartridge can take down the deer family and protect you from specific predators.
Also known as 357 Smith & Wesson Magnum, 357 Magnum is a smokeless powder cartridge with a 9.07mm bullet diameter. Smith & Wesson and Winchester introduced it in 1934 as a successor of 38 Special Ammo. This handgun cartridge is an ideal example of extremely effective terminal ballistics.
357 Magnum Ammo Specifications:
Cartridge case: .38 Special
Case type: Straight Rimmed (R),
Bullet diameter: 9.07 mm (.357 inch)
Neck diameter: 9.6 mm (379 inch)
Base diameter: 9.6 mm (379 inch)
Rim diameter: 11.2 mm (.440 inch)
Rim thickness: 1.5 mm (.060 inch)
Case length: 33 mm (1.29 inch)
Overall length: 40mm (1.59 in)
Case capacity: 26.2 gr H2O (1.70 cm3)
Primer type: small pistol magnum
Maximum pressure: 35,000 psi (240 MPa)
Maximum CUP: 45,000 CUP
357 Magnum ammo is available in weights ranging from 110 to 200 grains. The case of the cartridge is 1.155 inches long that allows more space for the propellant to hold three grains of powder. Due to the higher powder charge, this cartridge can fire a 125-grain bullet at a velocity of about 1450 feet per second which is more powerful than its competitors. It is an ideal choice for plinking, self-defense, target shooting, and hunting. This handgun cartridge delivers excellent stopping power without creating much recoil to support the easy handling of a handgun. The excellent ballistic performance makes it an ideal choice for shooting practice and serious competitions. It is manufactured by several brands including Federal Ammunition, Federal American Eagle Cartridge, Fiocchi Cartridges, Hornady, Winchester, CCI Blazer Rounds, and Remington.