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Ed Dixon
August 27, 2002, 02:33 PM
Has anybody yet found out, first-hand or otherwise, if the Vaquerito can knock down iron targets with reasonable loads? Considering placing one of these at the top of my wish list and was wondering.

Byron Adams
September 2, 2002, 08:35 PM
Ed, I have the 32 in the Ruger with the Birdshead grip. In fact I have two. Out of the box they were shooters. I plink at 10 to 15 yards using the Hornady 90 grain swc with 3.8 grains of Herco.I use the Hornady 85 grain XTP with a load I worked up to match factory specs.

Jim Watson
September 2, 2002, 10:17 PM
A cowchick on my posse yesterday was shooting RV .32s. I don't know the load, but you could barely hear them ring the plates.

If you load them up, they are close to .32-20 and ought to do ok.