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.224 Valkyrie. Any thoughts?
« on: January 17, 2018, 11:01:40 PM »

Offline EKuo

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Curious what you guys think of the .224 Valkyrie in a gas gun for dinging steel. 
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Curious what you guys think of the .224 Valkyrie in a gas gun for dinging steel.
I like the idea and the fact that factory ammo is available makes it even more appealing but I worry itís going to be a barrel burner especially in a semi auto. (Think 22-250 barrel life)
When I built my .243LBC my thought was to give a little on performance and gain a little on barrel life as a happy compromise.
Sounds neat Iíd love to see it if you get one!       
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Re: .224 Valkyrie. Any thoughts?
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2018, 06:39:54 PM »

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Thanks, I didnít think about barrel life. 

The caliberís ballistics is intriguing plus with a barrel and bolt swap it can be made to work in an existing AR-15 instead of moving up to an AR-10.  I put a different scope on my original 3-gun AR to get more practice shooting longer distances, but was thinking the legs on the .224 Valyrie may be more gooder than .223 for further distances if it pans out like Federal is claiming. 
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Re: .224 Valkyrie. Any thoughts?
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2018, 05:30:18 AM »

Offline 44magnut

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I'm interested in building a rifle in 224. What barrel length and bullet weight combination work best.