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224 Valkyrie General Discussion / Re: Any group pics?
« Last post by John on January 14, 2019, 12:51:22 PM »
Wow, I had a tough time with the 88gr elds. All my rifles seem to like non-eld bullets better.
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224 Valkyrie Photo Gallery / Re: New 224 Build
« Last post by dbw on January 14, 2019, 09:10:09 AM »
Started load development on Hornady ELD-M 88gr, SMK 90 gr. and SMK 80 gr.  with various powders. Initial data the SMK 80 gr. Performed the best with 2000 MR. I am new to this forum and can share the overall results when I have them organized.
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224 Valkyrie Photo Gallery / New 224 Build
« Last post by dbw on January 13, 2019, 08:55:01 PM »
Here are the parts for my 224 Valkyrie Ar15 Build:

Proof Research Carbon Fiber Barrel 7 twist  & 22 inch 224 Valkyrie
Wyoming Arms Billet Upper Receiver (Black)
Wyoming Arms Billet Lower Receiver (Black)
TriggerTech Adaptable Primary Trigger Group AR-15, LR-308 Small Pin .154" Two Stage Silver
Radian Talon Ambidextrous 45 degree and 90 degree AR-15 Safety Selector 2-Lever
Odin Works XMR AR-15 Extended Magazine Release Aluminum Black ACC-XM
Nordic Components AR-15 Mil-Spec Carbine Buffer Tube/Receiver Extension 6 Position 7075 Aluminum Anodized Matte Black Finish
Kynshot Hydraulic Buffer for AR-15 Carbine with Collapsible Stock Stainless Steel RB5000
Seekins Precision AR-15 Low Profile Adjustable Gas Block .750"
Magpul PRS Gen 3 AR15/AR10/LR308 Precision Adjustable Stock Adjustable LOP/Cheek Piece Polymer Matte Black
David Tubbs AR15 Flat wire Buffer Spring
Geissele Ar-15/M4 Super Precision Series Scope Mount Blk 05-405B
Vortex Razon HD Gen II 4.5-27X56mm Scope  W/EBR-2C MRAD Reticle,RZR-42706
AIM AR 6.8 SPC NIB 9310 MPI BDG Bolt Carrier Group
CMT Tactical UHPR 15.0 Mod # HDX Quad Rail
Brake – The Answer

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New Member Introductions / Re: Hello From Central PA
« Last post by Flygrimm on January 13, 2019, 08:41:20 AM »
Hi from Lehigh Valley.

Stuart
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New Member Introductions / Re: Hello From Central PA
« Last post by a12driver on January 13, 2019, 06:13:20 AM »
Welcome from a Central PA native, now a resident of the eastern shore of MD. A lot of valuable information on this forum and helpful members.
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224 Valkyrie Range Reports / I'm in
« Last post by KRC on January 13, 2019, 02:59:32 AM »
Foil

Thanks for your post. It pushed me overtheedge.
I ordered an AR pre-chambered 6.5T Krieger yesterday.
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New Member Introductions / Hello From Central PA
« Last post by dbw on January 12, 2019, 09:25:24 PM »
Hello Everyone,
I have been shooting long for a few years thanks to my brother who got me hooked. I am by no means an expert but really enjoy the challenge making it all work. I have been wanting to build an AR15 and once I started reading about the 224 Valkyrie I decided that was the caliber I wanted go with. I just finished the build, broke in the barrel and have started the load development. I am joining the forum to find out what is working for other shooters and sharing what I have done. Hopefully my information helps others avoid issues I have run into as well.
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Awesome article thanks!  Cant wait to see the 83gr berger.
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224 Valkyrie General Discussion / Re: scope options
« Last post by Borednstoked on January 12, 2019, 05:27:34 PM »
I also have an athlon ares and it's my new fav.  Replaced a veracity.  Good prices on amazon and elsewhere.  Check out gavintoobe's new athlon review.  They seemed to have fixed the mushy turrets on the new models.
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224 Valkyrie Troubleshooting / Is it possible?
« Last post by Flygrimm on January 12, 2019, 03:36:04 PM »
Let me first state that I have not assembled my rifle yet but looking ahead.   As stated in another thread my barrel has what appears to be about average jump to the lands.  If loaded to 2.26” the jump for the 90 SMK is .058” and .096” for the 88 ELD-M.

If I can’t get it to shoot well is it possible to have the barrel re-chambered?  I suspect that would entail removing the barrel extension, threading the barrel so the extension can go precisely one more turn, recut the chamber and reinstall the extension. I expect the difficult part would be getting the extension threaded on exactly another 360 degrees.  The other issue would be what reamer to use.  There’s been a lot of talk about bad reamers, I wouldn’t want to reuse one of those.

You’re thoughts.

Stuart
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