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Old 07-13-2011, 02:40 AM   #1
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Default Finally got to shot the 45 Colt Vaquero

I skipped work today and went to the range.





I finally got to shoot my new-to-me 45 Colt Vaquero. I brought Federal 225 grain JSP loads, some Winchester 225 grain Silvertips, and the new Winchester 225 grain PDX1 loads. The recoil of all the loads is identical. If you loaded the chambers randomly I could never tell which was which. As far as accuracy, I am shocked! I always like my 5 1/2" barrel 357 Magnum Vaquero but this 4 5/8" 45 colt is a damn tack driver!

Below are the first six rounds of the PDX1 load at 12 yards after some practice with the Federal load. Why 12 yards you ask? Its because I couldn't get the target to stop at ten. It kept going past that.

You can see me shake my head in annoyance when I throw one away.


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Old 07-13-2011, 02:57 AM   #2
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Great looking 6 gun. Mighty fine shootin too!!!

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[QUOTE=mesinge2;540096]I skipped work today and went to the range.

I hate when that happens!
Nice gun, and shooting!
Gotta love .45 colt!

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Very nice indeed.

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That's some awesome shooting! Looks like that Vaquero is sighted in dead on for you with those loads.

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Great shootin'! She's a good looker and good shooter .

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Nice Vaquero, nice shooting too! The target...he dead!

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Good looking wheelgun!

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nice six shooter...i have the same one in .44 mag. like it for bout 12 shots then back to the 9mm haha. nice shooting

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beautiful gun and great shooting

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