New Guns/Range report
Got off duty at 0800 Saturday morning, and drove the 50 or so miles to Vineland, NJ where my favorite gun shop is located, I left with a new polished stainless, 5.5" Ruger Vaquero chambered in .45 Colt, and a Winchester '94 "Trails End" edition chamberd in .38/.357 magnum.
I drove from there, strat to the range where I also had to shoot in a bullseye match, so I only got to shoot 100 rounds out of the Vaquero, and the Winchester will have to wait til next weekend.....
I already had 255 gr. RNFP bullets cast, and 200 rounds loaded with 8.5 grs. of Unique in anticipation of this purchase, so that is the .45 Colt ammo I used.
Using a wide tip marker, I drew two big +'s on white paper, and benched the gun, shooting 6 rounds at each +, I found that it shoots pretty darn close to point of aim, but I do believe I will back off my load to 8.0 grs. as these loads were a little hotter than I really wanted. They also were a little hard to extract after shooting.
The gun deffinitely needs to break-in some, and I'll probably pick up a Wolf spring kit for it after I run a few hundred more rounds through it. All in all, I'm very happy with my new cowboy six gun, and will probably get another one with a 7.5" barrel, and maybe even get one of those short barreled jobs with the birds head grips.......
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