.327 Federal Magnum from Ruger LCR - Velocity Info
The .327 Federal Magnum cartridge has been picking up in popularity recently, but even so hard data on velocities, ballistics, and gel performance are hard to come by - especially from short barreled firearms like the Ruger LCR.
That said, lets get straight to the point. Here's some velocity data for two .327 Federal loads from Federal's American Eagle line fired from a Ruger LCR. Muzzle was about 3 feet from chronograph.
100gr soft point -
Average: 1294 FPS
85gr soft point -
While not comprehensive data is does demonstrate that even out of a short barrel the .327 Federal Magnum is capable of producing respectable velocities without having to resort to using lightweight bullets.