We are very excited to see if this new cartridge from Federal lives up to the hype that proceeds it. AR15 Hunter will be reporting on the .224 Valkyrie during SHOT Show 2018 and will have some rifles and ammunition to use for hunts through-out next year, so stay-tuned!
Hugo, MN – JP Enterprises is proud to announce pricing and shipping details for their adoption of Federal’s new long-range cartridge, the .224 Valkyrie. In addition to their EnhancedBolt™ assembly for 6.8 SPC II / .224 Valkyrie, JP will be releasing three new Supermatch™ barrel contours to support this new caliber:
· 20″ 1:7 light-weight contour
· 20″ 1:7 medium-weight contour
· 22″ 1:7 medium-weight contour
JP is confident that this variety will provide options for hunters and long-range competition shooters excited about the .224 Valkyrie. All three contours feature an XL gas port position for better dwell time and reduction of pressure issues.
As with JP’s other barrels, each of these new Supermatch™ offerings will be available not only in complete rifles and upper assemblies, but also as component barrels and complete barrel kits (including choice of gas system and muzzle device pre-installed). Both of these component barrel options will also include an individual head-spaced EnhancedBolt™ assembly for optimum performance.
After many months of quiet collaboration and development with Federal, JP was excited for the .224 Valkyrie’s recent announcement. They expect amazing results as shooters adopt this new cartridge, especially for those shooting a JP-built rifle or home-build.
Extensive JP testing of the .224 throughout 2017 demonstrated that factory 90-grain Sierra MatchKing yielded 2650 fps. out of a 20″ barrel with a G1 BC of .531. “This new round is a serious paradigm shift for the AR-15 platform,” said JP founder, John Paul. “In testing, consistent 1000-yard (or more) hits are very achievable.”
Complete rifle and assembly builds will be available in January 2018, and JP is currently accepting orders. Between now and this release, JP is also releasing content across social media to both interest and inform those following Federal’s .224 Valkyrie rollout.
About JP Enterprises
The product of company founder, John Paul’s 40+ years of recreational and professional shooting experience, JP Enterprises is a designer and manufacturer of premium AR rifles and innovative components for duty, competition and recreational use. JP designs are influenced by cooperation with professional shooters in most every firearm-related field as well as by hundreds of hours spent each year by JP engineers and employees in rigorous, top-level competitions around the country. Innovating and refining to meet these practical demands has made JP rifles the benchmark of quality AR engineering and performance.
For more information on JP Enterprises, visit their website at www.jprifles.com and keep up to date on the newest JP developments on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram by liking or following JPRifles.
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- STAG Arms Announces the Stag 15 Valkyrie Series of AR15s in .224 Valkyrie - February 25, 2018
- CMMG Will be Chambering the New .224 Valkyrie in the Mk4 DTR2 AR15 - January 16, 2018