How to choose the IL-27 its characteristics, advantages and disadvantages
One of the main competitors of the legendary Soviet bokflint TOZ-34 was, is and will be double-barrelled sporting gun IZH-27. Serial production of IZH-27 began in 1973, it was at this time the designer of Izhevsk mechanical plant had undergone an upgrade this popular rifle IZH-12. The result of these changes, a hunting rifle IZH-27 received an automatic fuse and perevarivatei triggers the ejector to eject the spent shells, ventilated rib, the updated form of the Lodge and forend and a rubber recoil pad on the butt.
Commercially Izhevsk mechanical plant produces rifles of this model in the 12th and 16th caliber. The length of the guns from IZH-27 is 730 mm, with a cartridge chamber 70 mm. Like many competitors, a hunting rifle IZH-27 is available with an extractor (casings ejected from the cartridge), the Annex to which model IZH-27E is installed ejector (spent cartridges are ejected). The construction of Kurkov is opening arms. Security and the impossibility of accidental discharge are provided with automatic safety and interceptor (seperately Kurkov).
Hunting double-barrelled gun IZH-27 is a versatile weapon for commercial and Amateur hunting. Depending on caliber and type of cartridge, one can hunt hares, foxes, waterfowl, wolves, bears and ungulates. With all the types of hunting you need to properly take into account the distance and the sighting range.
Currently, since September 2008, a gun IZH-27 is available under the index of the Mr-27. Izhevsk machine-building plant offers hunters the following models of weapons:
Mr-27M (old name IZH-27M) is a shotgun with two trigger hooks (missing ejector).
Mr-27em (old name IL-27em) is a shotgun with two trigger hooks, selective ejectors (can be turned off, only the automatic ejection of spent shells).
Mr-27M-1C (old name IZH-27M-1C) — the gun with the trigger mechanism with one trigger and a selector sequence of firing (switching is done by pressing the trigger back). The ejector is not installed
Mr-27em-1S (old name IL-27em-1C) — the gun with the trigger mechanism with one trigger and a selector sequence of firing (switching is done by pressing the trigger back). Selective ejectors (can be turned off, only the automatic ejection of spent shells).
Hunters have appreciated the simplicity and reliability of the MP-27 when used in the forests of the former Soviet Union. Immediately struck by prekladatel and the balance of weapons, reliability trigger and ejectors. The disadvantages, serious disadvantages are the low quality of the weapon recently at the Izhevsk machine-building plant. Experienced hunters believe that it is better to buy a model before the 1991 release, on «the lottery» with new weapons. Many hunters select a shotgun with a large mass at the plant of the manufacturer. Another drawback, a decent weight and low versatility of the box rifle. So many arrows have to modify the wooden elements of the Mr-27.
As mentioned earlier, a modification of the double-barreled fowling piece IZH-27 (MP-27) are commercially available. But the plant also produces single or gift copies of weapons that will appeal to many fans of Russian weapons and collectors. Anyone can choose Mr-27 to your taste and budget.