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224 Valkyrie Load Data for Hodgdon Powders

224 Valkyrie Load Data for Hodgdon Powders

Hodgdon Powder Company announced the launch of load data for the new 224 Valkyrie cartridge, now available on Hodgdon's Reloading Data Center at www.HodgdonReloading.com. This data is available for 80 different loads, featuring 50- to 90-grain bullet options (from Hornady, Nosler, Federal, Swift and Sierra) and powders from Hodgdon, IMR and Winchester.

Introduced by Federal 2017 and approved by SAAMI in 2018, the new 224 Valkyrie has been quickly adopted by long-range shooters.

"Shooting heavier bullets, in an AR-platform rifle, that maintain supersonic speeds beyond 1,300 yards has captured the interest of shooters and handloaders everywhere. At Hodgdon, we've been researching this cartridge since before its introduction and are excited to release load data for the Valkyrie featuring powders like Hodgdon CFE 223, IMR 8208 XBR and Hodgdon Varget. Varget hits the sweet spot for the best performance in this cartridge." - Ron Reiber, Hodgdon Product Manager and Ballistician

While new load data will continue to be updated on Hodgdon's Reloading Data Center, the new 224 Valkyrie data is available at www.HodgdonReloading.com.


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