Posted January 31, 2020 7:30 am by Comments

By Kristin Alberts

The 22, 26, 27, 28, 30, and 32 Noslers. (Photo: Kristin Alberts/
Synonymous with quality hunting ammunition, Nosler shakes things up in the .270 world introducing a new caliber – the 27 Nosler. Debuted at SHOT Show 2020 in Las Vegas, hunters got their first look at the specs, rifles, and ammunition driving the new round.
New Caliber Specs
(Photo: Nosler)
Fans of the .270 Win may wonder why anybody would play around with such a proven round but Nosler is no stranger to shaking up the convention. Based on the .404 Jeffrey — parent casing to the 30 Nosler among others — the centerfire 27 Nosler boasts a longer neck and shorter overall length. This conscious design effort was made to prevent the 28 Nosler from being chambered in a 27 Nosler equipped setup.
The faster 1:8.5-inch twist rate is specifically intended to stabilize today’s heavier, high BC, long-range projectiles. In a velocity comparison, company stats show with a 150-grain bullet, the 27 Nosler is 400 feet-per-second faster than a .270 Win, and 300 feet-per-second faster than a .270 WSM at the muzzle. The 27 Nosler also offers an additional 800 foot-pounds of energy over the .270 Win and 600 foot-pounds more than the


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